Welcome to Work Shop New Town, fondly referred to as - The Workshop

The Workshop is a contemporary market space for African creatives nestled in the heart of downtown Johannesburg within the artsy Newtown precinct, housed in the historic 1911 Potato Sheds building. The site breathes life into a new era of retail and lifestyle in the creative sphere.  Home to some of the top South African brands as well as the emerging creative -

The Workshop pays homage to the precinct's heritage, through the cutting-edge curation and design of the space, developed by Trevyn and Julian McGowan from the Southern Guild in November 2015. 

Work Shop New Town is a facilitator and platform for many to launch their brands; hangout with friends and grab a bite to eat while experiencing the unique culture of the Jozi hustle. 

Newtown specifically embodies a spirit of positive rebellion, artistic expression and forward thinkers. It is an area that has remained diverse - which has translated into the dynamic mix of various offerings and artistic outlets experienced to this day. Drawing on multiple inspirations from the past; the Workshop pays respect to the site’s heritage with cutting-edge design.

We are a growing community of creatives, musicians, artists, entrepreneurs, come over and join us!