Benoni Town Hall

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On the various uses of the term City Hall in South Africa, see Town Hall.


Built 1937 in Prince’s Avenue.

Use as a venue

A mecca for touring companies of performers, particularly the Afrikaans theatre companies of the 1930s and 1940s. The first company to perform there was that of Hendrik Hanekom and Mathilde Hanekom in 1938. Used by the East Rand Theatre Club for its productions after 1944.


Percy Tucker, 1997.

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