Each year, a wide spectrum of materials, equipment, supplies and ideas are showcased to the general public, encouraging South Africans to take up a creative craft or hobby. Hobby-X was initially launched in 1998 and has grown exponentially over the past 23 years. It is now a highly popular event, attracting tens of thousands of visitors to each show. Professional hobbyists and those who are in search of a creative outlet visit from all over South Africa in search of materials, supplies, equipment new ideas and techniques. At Hobby-X a range of activities are put on display, catering to all sorts of interests and preferences. Whether you are researching a side business idea or looking for fun activities to do with the family, there is a little something for everyone at Hobby-X.
Attendees are encouraged to indulge their creative side and peruse the many stalls for mosaics, metal and polymer clays, model cars, planes and trains, cooking, card making, woodworking, laser cutting, 3D printing, stencils, different paints, books, and so much more. Alternatively, if you are a fun seeker, stock up the house with some different and limited edition stationary items, comic books and cool posters, diving equipment, kids crafts and so much more. Those who are interested in learning more about their chosen craft can attend a range of workshops and demonstrations by experts in the field.
Come along for four-days of fun and get inspired to take up a new hobby!