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Costa choir’s cave concert boosts Civil Protection coffers

THE Costa Blanca Male Voice Choir has donated €750 to Civil Protection group, as a thank you for their help. The choir, who held two concerts at the Cueva de las Calavares cave in Benidoleig earlier this year, were supported by the Civil Protection members....

Grant a Wish to one deserving Costa Blanca young man

THOMAS BARNES is a six-year-old boy who was born with a significant hearing difficulty and, as he has grown, his hearing aids which are vital for him to enjoy a happy life have become too small. In Javea where the family live, the local hospital is...

Friends, Romans and countrymen – get down to Villajoyosa!

FESTVM ALONIS (in Latin, "the party of Allon") is a Roman festival that is held annually thanks to an agreement between the Villajoyosa council and the Cultural Association Hispania Romana, the best known Roman historical recreation society in Spain. This event faithfully recreates a Roman...

Caprice – Just one of those things

CAPRICE, the all ladies choir are now well into rehearsals for their first main performance of 2018 which will take place at La Senieta, Moraira on March 2 at 7.30pm. This new concert, ‘Just one of those things’ features the wonderful music of Gershwin...

Four women linked by a postcode

“Go see how character comedy acting is done!” - Miranda Hart YOU’RE IN FOR A TREAT when professional actress Alison Skilbeck takes to the stage – you’ll love all four of her because, although a one-woman show, Alison portrays several well-observed characters and what starts...

Coach trip to Elche and Xixona

Coach trip to Elche and Xixona
FINESTRAT’S Concejalia de Residentes de Otras Nacionalidades (Council of Residents of Other Nationalities) has organised a trip to Elche and Xixona on Monday February 12. The trip includes a visit to the Huerto del Palmeral (Orchard of Palm Trees) - the greatest concentration of palm...

West End star on Javea stage

Alison Skilbeck, Are There More of You
JAVEA PLAYERS are proud to announce their next production: ‘Are There More of You?’ - a one-woman comedy drama written and performed by professional actress Alison Skilbeck, famous for her West End role in The Phantom of The Opera and numerous film and tv...

Better together – Christmas in Nerja

Better together - Christmas in Nerja
The U3As of Vall del Pop and Denia joined forces for an unforgettable Christmas. U3A Vall del Pop member and Publicity Officer Peter Sockett writes: “The Nerja Christmas trip over five days at the Aparthotel Marinas de Nerja, which was attended by members from the Vall...

Alfaz Spiritual Foundation events

Alfaz Spiritual Foundation
ALFAZ SPIRITUAL FOUNDATION opens its doors to all on January 11 at 6.30pm. The service is held at the Forum Mare Nostrum, Alfaz del Pi. They hold an open circle on Tuesdays at 6.15pm where you are encouraged to explore and practice your spiritual gifts...

Twin piano duo takes to the Teulada stage

Twin piano duo takes to the Teulada stage
THE AUDITORI TEULADA MORAIRA will play host to American piano duo the Naughton twins on Thursday March 8. Highly recommended by Concerts Costa Blanca, identical twins Christina and Michelle Naughton trained at the Curtis Institute of Music and at the Juilliard School. They earned bachelor's...

Javea Bridge Club

Javea Bridge Club
Anyone interested in learning to play the fascinating game of Bridge? Javea Bridge Club are planning a beginners course starting on January 15th at 11am. The lessons will be in English and Spanish. For further information contact    966 472 158 (English) or 966 468 314 (Spanish) or email   president.javeabridgeclub@gmail.com

Come now sing with me

Come now sing with me
MONTGO CHORALE invites anyone and everyone who loves to sing to ‘come and sing’ with them at their open evening next Monday January 8. The open evening will run from 6.45pm to 8.45pm at the Social Centre in Teulada, the idea being to give potential...

Church helps needy families

Church helps needy families
THE congregation of the Anglican Church in Albir collected grocery items for the Alfaz Food Bank in the run up to Christmas. The staff at the Voluntariado Social de L´Alfas del Pi helped Elaine and Hazel unload the car last week and expressed their greatest...

Calpe U3A table tennis group

Calpe U3A table tennis group
THE Table Tennis Group is run by Alan Lawton and Mike Rodgers and meets Tuesday and Friday mornings from 9.30am to 12.30pm at Calpe Sports centre. The Table Tennis group has a good mix of ladies and men; beginners and experienced and not only British...

Careline Theatre – Robin Hood – The Panto

Robin Hood – The Panto
CARELINE THEATRE'S Robin Hood – The Panto, directed by Marian Carter, has all the ingredients of the classic panto, with The Babes In The Wood as the twist in the tale. It is written by Peter Denyer who is one of the “most produced...

U3A Vall del Pop – What’s on in 2018

U3A Vall del Pop – What’s on in 2018
Thursday January 4 – General Meeting. Speaker Tobias Laube – Reflexology Friday January 26 – Trip to Benidorm Palace. Overnight stay at the Palm Beach hotel and show (Cost: €72) Thursday February 1 – General Meeting. Speaker Philip Ashley – Music Speaks Louder than Words Thursday March...

Bikers celebrate in style in Benidoleig

Bikers celebrate in style
FREE SPIRITS HD enjoyed their final event of the year last weekend as they celebrated Christmas in style at El Cid Bar, Restaurant & Bowls in Benidoleig. Members tucked in to a delicious traditional Christmas dinner with all the trimmings, with excellent service provided by...

Festive fun for the U3A

Festive fun for the U3A
Javea U3A members had a treat at their last monthly meeting of the year at the Parador hotel! The general meeting business was replaced by another spectacular Christmas show – the annual Extravaganza. A performance by the Costa Blanca Male Voice Choir started off the fun...

We’re Granting Wishes this Christmas

We’re Granting Wishes this Christmas
THE Grant a Wish boutique in Plaza de la Constitution, Javea old town has helped to raised thousands of euros to support local groups and individuals since it opened in January this year. This autumn we implemented our riding for the disabled programme in...

Christmas services on the Northern Costa Blanca

Christmas Services on the Northern Costa Blanca
THE Church of England celebrates Christmas in traditional family services in all its churches, from El Campello in the south, to Gandia in the north of the northern Costa Blanca. Visitors are just as welcome as regular members. And everyone is invited to join...

Are There More of You?

Are There More of You
DO you remember Tim Hardy who performed ‘The Trials of Galileo’ a few years ago for Javea Players? Now his talented wife, Alison, is coming to the Studio for a week. In her own one-woman comedy drama Alison Skilbeck, who has appeared in ‘The Archers’, ‘Sherlock...

Musical Christmas Divine Service!

divine service
THE New Apostolic Church in Denia is celebrating a special musical Christmas Divine Service this year on Monday, 25th December. The service begins at 10am and will be musically adorned by Vicente Giner on the organ and the Argentinian pan flute player, Roberto. There will...

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