Charity Race Night at El Cid

Charity Race Night at El Cid
JALON VALLEY A.R.C. is looking forward to hosting its Charity Race Night at El Cid Bar, Restaurant & Bowls in Benidoleig on Friday November 3. Entrance costs €13.50 and includes a two-course meal. The fun will start at 7.00pm and there will be an auction race...

More Parcent in October

More Parcent
THE village of Parcent will host a weekend of activities from Friday October 20 – Sunday October 22. ‘More Parcent’ will open with the inauguration of an art exhibition by Spanish female artists ´'Cuatro mujeres de paleta y pincel' on the Friday at the musical...

Macmillan charity afternoon

ON Saturday 21 October 2017 at 5pm Sue & Pat Donovan will be holding another afternoon in aid of MacMillan. Tapas & drinks etc will be served at a cost of 10 euros a head and at 6pm a raffle and auction - Lee...

Javea christmas shopping trip: IKEA and Primark

Christmas shopping trip IKEA and Primark
SPACES are still available for a Christmas shopping trip to IKEA and Primark in Murcia on Wednesday October 4. The coach will leave Javea’s Arenal at 9.00am and tickets cost €16. There will be a free raffle on the coach, offering the chance to win health...

Celebrating the season

Celebrating the season
THE ‘Autumn Colours’ exhibition with works from the students of the Polytechnic University of Valencia (UPV) was inaugurated last week in Benidorm’s Espai d’Art in the Town Hall. Councillor of Culture Ana Pellicer opened the exhibition, which can be visited until Friday October 27 and...

Masons raise money in Javea Port for children’s oncology department

Masons raise money for children's oncology department
LOCAL Freemasons Lodge, Javea 40, held a Quiz Night recently which was combined with an Indian meal. Nearly 40 members of Javea 40 along with their wives and guests spent a very enjoyable evening at the Curry Palace in Javea Port. The quiz questions...

‘On Golden Pond’ in Gata

'On Golden Pond' in Gata
PICTURE the scene: a tranquil lake, some fish jumping to catch the insects skimming the surface. A boat is puttering around on the ripples created by a gentle breeze, with an old man and a young boy trying to catch fish. That is possibly the...

Casa Santonja 2-day Christmas Fayre

Casa Santonja 2-day Christmas Fayre
Casa Santonja is a beautiful 19th century building in Beniarbeig, catalogued among the ‘55 most illustrious buildings’ in the province of Alicante. Its lush gardens with centuries-old trees extend over an area of ​​20,000 square meters. Casa Santonja rarely opens its gardens to the general public...

Autumn Antiques and Collectors Fair

Autumn Antiques and Collectors Fair
Salon Canor on Calle Assagador, Teulada will play host to an Autumn Antiques and Collectors Fair next Thursday October 12 – a national public holiday. Guests can browse a superb range of items in the air-conditioned salon – collectibles, vintage and retro pieces with everything...

La Mar de Tapas in Javea

La Mar de Tapas in Javea
THE sixth La Mar de Tapas 3-day event kicks off on Friday October 13. Bars and restaurants in Javea’s port will participate in the ‘Ruta Gastronomica’ – offering tapas at special prices from 12.30pm – 3.00pm on Friday, Saturday and Sunday and also in the evening...

Ten arrested as drug gang bust

Ten arrested as drug gang bust
TEN people were arrested as police bust a drug trafficking gang in Gandia. The six men and four women, all aged between 26 and 62 and of Colombian, Spanish and Ukranian origin, were arrested as police officers stormed numerous properties and storage facilities, seizing more...

Bar Grizzly’s in Calpe: Something for everyone

BAR GRIZZLY’S in Calpe rocks non-stop every day from 10.00am. Dutch Owners Nico and Anna saw potential in the bar restaurant when they arrived on the Costa Blanca in 2010. Some two years ago, they took over and turned what was once a smaller, German...

Mountain Walking Group

Mountain Walking Group
One of many Calpe U3A groups, the Mountain Walking Group has been running for a long time and offers members well planned routes a moderately strenuous / strenuous level, suitable for mountain walkers. Walks are planned week by week with information sent by email and...

Caprice ladies choir support Calpe & Benissa Lions

Caprice ladies choir support Calpe & Benissa Lions
WITH only three weeks to go, Caprice ladies choir are putting the finishing touches to the programme for their next concert ‘Love Is Here To Stay’, which will be performed on Thursday October 27 in Calpe’s Salon Blauin aid of the Calpe & Benissa...

The Albir Church of England celebrates Harvest

The Albir Church of England celebrates Harvest
THE Albir Church of England - one of seven in the Costa Blanca Anglican Chaplaincy -  had a bumper Harvest this year.   Local Church Warden Elaine Mitchell writes: “Each year the generosity of our members grows. Our produce, as last year, is to be donated to...

U3A Vall del Pop – What’s on

U3A 1960´s and 70´s Music
Tuesday October 10 U3A Vall del Pop Singers (renamed Casual Choir) performing 1960/ 70s music Venue: Bob and Sandra Welham's home at La Ruina, Murla. Time: 3.00pm – 5.00pm Refreshments: Cake and Cava Cost: €7 As only limited numbers can be accommodated, please book with Sandra on 965 581 358. Thursday...

The Overtones hit the high notes for the Lions

The Overtones hit the high notes for the Lions
THE first in the series of Autumn concerts produced by the Teulada-Moraira Lions Club took place recently in Moraira’s Espai la Senieta, featuring ‘The Overtones’ tribute show from Benidorm. The sell-out concert proved immensely popular with tributes to Elvis, Frank Sinatra and Michael Buble, followed...

Local Marina Alta artists showcase

Local artists showcase
THE Arts Society-Marina Alta held their first Arts Fair recently at El Canor in Teulada. The fair was hugely successful and the society hope it to become an annual event. Over 200 visitors came together to support the local Arts Community and to celebrate the...

Careline Theatre’s Paella Day

Careline's Paella Day
MEMBERS, patrons and guests of Careline Theatre enjoyed their annual Paella Day in the splendid grounds of Fontilles recently. Three giant paellas - one meat, one fish/seafood and one vegetarian, were expertly cooked in front of the eager diners. Also included in the feast was bread...

La Nucia Exponucia fair this weekend

Exponucia fair this weekend
La Nucia will hold its fourth Exponucia this weekend Saturday October 7 – Monday October 9 to coincide with the Dia de la Comunidad Valenciana. The event will be held in the Camilo Cano municipal sports centre. It started off as a local trade fair and has...

Javea´s U3A touch of glass

A touch of glass
THIRTY members of Javea U3A’s Spanish Culture and Cuisine Group enjoyed a day-trip to L’Olleria for a triple treat of history and modern craftsmanship. Led by group leaders Angela Chantry and Tony Dearie, the party visited the historic buildings of 18th century Capuchin Monastery and...

Bargains for bookworms in Javea this weekend

Bargains for bookworms in Javea this weekend
THE Original Charity Library will be holding its ‘Awesome Autumn’ book sale outside Iceland in Javea this Saturday October 7 from 10.00am - 4.00pm. Everyone is invited to browse the stalls for their winter reads. There will be plenty to choose from, with hundreds of contemporary...

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