Three top tips to create a magical women’s day celebration

Women’s day is celebrated in South Africa on the 9th of August. The day commemorates the march of 20 000 women in 1956 to the Union Buildings in Pretoria where they were petitioning against the country’s laws that if you are a person of colour you were required to carry paperwork, known as a pass, to control segregation during apartheid. We are proud to say that our beautiful country has come a long way since those days, so on the 9th of August we celebrate those brave women then and now in our society.

Tools of the Trade

Many of us have had the tricky job of setting up a tent, although some of us do it on a larger scale, like MPR Hiring. Over the last 46 years the tools of the trade have moved away from just plain muscles and a sledgehammer to automated pulley systems that can erect ballroom sized marquees.