Seats go on sale for the main parades in the 2023 Aguilas Carnival
Advance ticket sales for the four main events of the 2023 Águilas Carnival Seat reservations can now be made for the main parades of the 2023 Águilas Carnival, the biggest and best-known in the Region of Murcia, which take place between February..

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What’s on in Aguilas January 2023
New Year and the Three Kings are followed in Águilas by a full program of guided tours, concerts and Encanto and Mamma Mia musicals (For further information on these and other events, as well as places to see and visit throughout the municipality..

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5 great guided tours in the Costa Calida this spring and early summer
From embroidery to medieval castles, from wineries to railway engineering, just some of the fascinating visits on offer in the Region of Murcia With the lifting of pandemic restrictions there has been a huge resurgence of interest in joining guided..

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Until February 3 Las Casas del Futuro art exhibition in Aguilas
An artistic representation of home of the future at the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas A new exhibition is being officially opened to the public on January 13 in Águilas, entitled “Las Casas del Futuro” (Homes of the Future). The exhibition..

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Free open-air concerts in January as part of the Madremía cycle in Lorca
Four musical evenings in the squares of Lorca during the month of January A new cycle of free open-air musical performances is being held in the squares and main streets of Lorca during the first three months of 2023 under the title “Primer Ciclo..

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January 28 Guided visit to the ancient Argaric settlement of La Bastida in Totana
A chance to see the 4,000-year-old “Troy of the West” just outside the town of Totana One of the most fascinating ancient archaeological sites of south-eastern Spain is La Bastida, which was an Argaric settlement just outside the modern town of..

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January 21 to February 19 Mulier Sancti Faciei exhibition about Saint Veronica in Alhama de Murcia
11 figures of Verónica on display at the Los Baños archaeological museum in Alhama An exhibition is being held at the Museo Arqueológico Los Baños in Alhama de Murcia to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the Order of the Sisters of La Santa..

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January 28 Free late-night street party in Alhama
DJ set and drinks in the park this Saturday, courtesy of Alhama Town Hall This Saturday January 28, the Ayuntamiento de Alhama de Murcia, in conjunction with Zeppelin Copas, is putting on a party that is suitable “for all audiences” at the marquee..

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January 28 Free Mr Gillman and the Railways guided tour of Aguilas
A fascinating trip through the history of the railway in the coastal port of Águilas This free monthly tour (in Spanish) traces the history of the traders and industrialists who played such an important role in the economy of Águilas in the..

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January 29 Rufus and Los Bandidos at the Bokao Bar, Condado de Alhama Golf Resort
The Bokao Bar, Condado de Alhama Golf Resort presents Rufus and Los Bandidos January 29 starting 8pm Four-piece country rock band. Four guys who sing and play live. No backing tracks. Don’t miss the chance to get your toes tapping at the Bokao Bar..

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January 29 Sunday Lunch at the Bokao Bar, Condado de Alhama Golf Resort
Enjoy a delicious Bokao bar Sunday lunch with a choice of one, two or three courses. Situated in Al Kasar Commercial Centre, Condado de Alhama Golf Resort, the menu for this week’s Bokao Bar Sunday lunch served between 1pm and 5pm is:- Starters..

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January 29 Music societies gala at the Aguilas auditorium
Associations from Águilas, Guadix and Cuevas del Almanzora at the Auditorio Infanta Elena The second annual “Olor a Incienso” music societies gala in Águilas takes place on Sunday January 29 at the Auditorio Infanta Elena on the seafront, with..

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January 29 The History of Rock 2 stage musical in Cartagena
Over 40 songs which changed the world at the El Batel auditorium on the seafront in Cartagena The History of Rock returns to the El Batel auditorium in Cartagena on Sunday January 29 with a new show featuring songs and tunes which changed the world..

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January 29 Bolnuevo cross country races in the municipality of Mazarron
Racing and a non-competitive hike along the unspoilt coastline of the east of Mazarrón The 9th annual “Cross Trail Calas de Bolnuevo” event is being held on January 29 along the coastline and coves of Bolnuevo, with runners competing over distances..

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Until February 25 Fotosíntesis photography exhibition in Alhama de Murcia
Work by Ascensión Guillermo, Salvador Ramírez and José María González is on display at the Casa de la Cultura in Alhama An exhibition titled “Foto-síntesis” officially opens at the Casa de la Cultura in Alhama de Murcia on Friday January..

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February 2 and 3 Free evening concerts at the Arqua museum in Cartagena
Cuarteto Feljaus and the Conservatorio de Cartagena offer free recitals at the seafront museum The second Músicas del Arqua festival is being held in February at the Arqua underwater archaeology museum in Cartagena, featuring a variety of musical..

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February 4 Natalia Lacunza in concert in Lorca
The popular Spanish singer-songwriter on stage at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca Spanish singer-songwriter Natalia Lacunza Sanabdón first gained national recognition in 2018, coming third the Spanish television talent competition Operación Triunfo...

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February 4 and 5 Peter Pan the Musical in Lorca
The internationally acclaimed musical debuts in the Region of Murcia at the Auditorio Margarita Lozano in Lorca The new Margarita Lozano auditorium in Lorca is now up and running and the first major event at the venue in 2023 consists of four performances..

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January and February weekend activities and tours for all the family at the Roman theatre museum in Cartagena
The program features a new family activity based on the Roman origins of Carnival celebrations The New Year has begun at the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena with a series of weekend tours and activities for various age groups, including a new visit..

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February 5 Free Marina de Cope walking tour on the coast of Aguilas
Explore the wonderful coastline of the unspoilt plain in eastern Águilas This walk takes place in the spectacular countryside of the regional park of Cabo Cope, allowing participants to enjoy the natural scenery on offer, as well as walking past..

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February 9 and 10 Free evening concerts at the Arqua museum in Cartagena
A guitar and saxophone duo and the Conservatorio de Cartagena offer free recitals at the seafront museum The second Músicas del Arqua festival is being held in February at the Arqua underwater archaeology museum in Cartagena, featuring a variety..

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February 10 Pinocchio children’s musical at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
Puppet and musical entertainment in the historic city of Lorca This stage musical is closely based on the original tale of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, narrating how the curiosity of the puppet leads him away from school and to the puppet theatre of..

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February 11 Valentines evening at Marianos in aid of Noahs Arc Animal Charity
Noah’s Arc presents a fun-packed Valentine’s evening with music and a meal Noah’s Arc Animal Charity proudly presents a fun filled Valentine’s Disco night with Bernie Mac on Saturday February 11 from 7pm till late. This is a night not to..

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February 11 Revolver live in concert in Lorca
The veteran Spanish rockers perform at the Auditorio Margarita Lozano in Lorca The veteran Spanish pop-rock band Revolver are performing live at the new Margarita Lozano auditorium in Lorca on Saturday February 11, led by Carlos Goñi as they present..

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February 11 Free Mr Gillman and the Railways guided tour of Aguilas
A fascinating trip tracing the history of the railway in the coastal port of Águilas This free monthly tour (in Spanish) traces the history of the traders and industrialists who played such an important role in the economy of Águilas in the..

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February 12 Guided hike on the northern side of the mountains of Sierra Espuña
A 5-hour ramble in the majestic countryside of the Regional Park and the mountains of Sierra Espuña This testing hike in the Regional Park of Sierra Espuña follows a route of 11 kilometres, beginning at 9.30 and lasting until approximately 14.30..

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February 14 Valentines Dinner at the Bokao Bar Condado de Alhama Golf Resort
Scrumptious Valentines Dinner and great music at the Bokao Bar, Condado de Alhama Golf Resort This Valentines Day, February 14 enjoy a delicious and romantic 3-course meal accompanied by great music at the Bokao Bar, Al Kasar Commercial Centre, Condado..

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Free concerts in February as part of the Madremía cycle in Lorca
Four musical evenings at various venues in Lorca during the month of February A new cycle of free open-air musical performances is being held in the squares, streets and other venues of Lorca during the first three months of 2023 under the title “..

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February 16 The Release of the Mussona in the Carnival of Aguilas
The Mussona represents the beast within and signals the start of the 2023 Águilas Carnival, the biggest and best-known in the Region of Murcia The 2023 Carnival in Águilas begins in earnest at 22.30 on Thursday February 16 with the “Suelta de..

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Calendar of events for the 2023 Carnival in Aguilas
The main events of Águilas Carnival take place between February 16 and 25 this year The definite calendar for the 2023 Carnival celebrations in Águilas, an event which has been granted International Tourist Interest status, has been published, with..

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February 16 and 18 Free evening concerts at the Arqua museum in Cartagena
Classical pianists offer free recitals at the national underwater archaeology museum The second Músicas del Arqua festival is being held in February at the Arqua underwater archaeology museum in Cartagena, featuring a variety of musical styles in..

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February 17-25 Alhama de Murcia Carnival 2023
The Alhama Carnival promises to be packed full of activities for children Alhama de Murcia is gearing up for its Carnival 2023 which will culminate in the traditional parade contest with several grand prizes and trophies on offer. Between Friday..

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February 24 Free evening concert by Piotr Restecki at the Arqua museum in Cartagena
The classical guitarist and composer offers a free recital at the seafront museum in Cartagena The second Músicas del Arqua festival is being held in February at the Arqua underwater archaeology museum in Cartagena, featuring a variety of musical..

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February 24 to 26 Manga fair at the IFELOR centre in Lorca
Over 15,000 visitors are expected at the first event of this size at the IFELOR in Lorca Fans of the “manga” Japanese comic novel genre are in for a treat in Lorca over the weekend of February 24, 25 and 26 with the new IFELOR venue hosting its..

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March 2 Age Concern Shopping Trip to Lorca Market and Parque Almenara shopping centre
Coach trip to Lorca market and Parque Almenara shopping centre with pick-ups and drop-off at various points around Mazarrón Age Concern Costa Calida proudly unveil their next coach trip to Lorca…. Spend the morning perusing the market and then..

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Until April 23 El Resplandor de Roma exhibition in Cartagena
The Shining Lights of Rome exhibition at the local archaeological museum in Cartagena examines lanterns and lamps from over 2000 years ago A new exhibition is open at the Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Cartagena “Enrique Escudero de Castro”..

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March 10 flamenco dancer Sara Baras at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena
“Alma” explores the relationship between flamenco and the bolero  Leading flamenco dancer Sara Baras has now been at the top of her profession for well over 20 years, producing the very best in flamenco performances with innovative choreography..

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March 11 Jazz saxophonist Ray Gelato live in Aguilas
The final concert in the winter jazz season at the Casino of Águilas The Casino of Águilas is holding a series of three jazz evenings in late 2022 and early 2023, each featuring an artist playing two sets at 20.30 and 22.00. Tickets are to go..

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Free concerts in March as part of the Madremía cycle in Lorca
Four musical evenings at various venues in Lorca during the month of March A new cycle of free open-air musical performances is being held in the squares, streets and other venues of Lorca during the first three months of 2023 under the title “Primer..

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March 16 La Bella Otero opera in Lorca
The Ballet Nacional de España perform at the Auditorio Margarita Lozano in Lorca The Spanish National Ballet perform for the first time at the new Margarita Lozano auditorium in Lorca on March 16 with their production of La Bella Otero, which is..

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March 18 Guided visit to the snow wells of Sierra Espuña
The restored snow wells of Alhama show how ice was created and stored for the city of Murcia in the past This unusual tour takes visitors to the snow wells near the highest point of the Regional Park of Sierra Espuña, centuries-old structures which..

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March 20, 22, 27 and 29 Free cookery course for beginners in Alhama de Murcia
Four 2-hour classes in restaurant kitchens in the centre of Alhama The Town Hall of Alhama de Murcia is organizing a free cookery course for beginners in late March, with classes given by Miguel Ángel García in the kitchens of the popular Los Bartolos..

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March 22 Turandot, opera at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
The masterpiece by Puccini at the historic theatre in the centre of Lorca Turandot is one of the masterpieces of opera penned by Giacomo Puccini, although in this instance it was left unfinished at the time of his death and was completed by Franco..

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Every Thursday Eyes down and Ears up at the Trevi Bar for Rock & Roll Bingo
Rock andRoll Bingo every Thursday starting 5.30pm at the Trevi Bar Camposol B Sector Commercial Centre Your favourite music and bingo: what’s not to like? Join in the fun every Thursday night starting at 5.30pm at the Trevi Bar Camposol B Sector..

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April 29 Penelope, flamenco ballet at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
Carmen and Matilde Rubio direct a ballet based on Homer’s Odyssey in Lorca Penélope is a flamenco ballet directed by Carmen and Matilde Rubio which is based on the Odyssey, written almost 3,000 years ago by the Ancient Greek poet Homer. The..

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May 19 Tadeo Jones the Musical at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
Spain’s most popular movie cartoon character comes to life on stage in Lorca! Tadeo Jones is the most successful cartoon character in the history of Spanish cinema, and here he is brought to life in a musical production with the aid of the songs..

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May 26 Beauty and the Beast, musical drama at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
The evergreen tale of love and redemption on stage in the historic city of Lorca The fairy tale of Beauty and the Beast was originally written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve and published in 1740, and well into the 21st..

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Experiencia 43, a fascinating half-day out at the home of Licor 43 just outside Cartagena
Learn more about the most popular liqueur in Spain on a guided tour of the factory and museum The tour includes tastings and a chance to pick up a great gift pack. The Licor 43 Experience offers visitors the chance to get to know one of Spain..

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Weekly  Lending Library Camposol
Sheila’s Lending Library open Tuesdays between 10am and 1pm Sheila’s Lending Library The Lending Library has been set up in her garage area by Sheila Jones and all the books are displayed on shelving units some of which were made by husband.  ..

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Catholic Mass in English - Puerto de Mazarrón
Holy Mass at Saint Joseph’s Parish, Puerto de Mazarrón Everyone is welcome to join. From June 19 2022, the religious feast day of Corpus Christi, every Sunday at 4.30pm Holy Mass will be celebrated in English. The doors of the church will..

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Permanent exhibition in Águilas Auditorium: Colección Privada de Coronado
Obras Maestras de Pintura; Contemporáneos de Coronado This static art exhibition can be viewed in the Auditorio Infanta Elena in Águilas on a permanent basis and is located in the Sala de Exposiciones Permanentes. The exhibition is open between..

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Centro Cultural Villa de Aledo
The cultural centre in Aledo The Centro Cultural Villa de Aledo is located in Avenida José Antonio, right in the heart of the old quarter of the town. It is a modern building, with all the necessary equipment and facilities for cultural activities..

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