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Lanzarote Weekend 24-26th October 2014

It’s Oktoberfest this weekend in Puerto del Carmen and the Gala Opera Night concerts in Puerto Calero & Bodegas El Grifo.

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Here’s what else is happening over the next couple of days in Lanzarote.

Arrecife:

Gran Hotel October

The Pool & Bar in the Gran Hotel, Arrecife have Desirée Dorado (Bossa Pop) playing on Friday 24th October which is free entry and the Lanzarote Big Band on Saturday 25th which costs €6, both at 22:00.

UD Lanzarote

U.D. Lanzarote are playing at home this Sunday, kick off starts at 13:30 if you want to go to the stadium in Arrecife to support the Rojillos (Reds).  read more »

Norwegian Embassy Presents Books To Tias Ayuntamiento

The Norwegian Embassy to Spain will give the municipality of Tias a collection of Norwegian books, translated into Spanish on Thursday October 30 in Puerto del Carmen.

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The Scandinavian community on Lanzarote is a very active group, and has been on the island for many years.

The first regular charter flights to Lanzarote came from Norway in 1975, and tourism from the region has grown steadily over the years. 7 % of all the tourists coming to Lanzarote last year came from the Nordic countries.

In 1989 the Norwegian Seamen's Church / Norwegian Church Abroad was established in Lanzarote, and is now  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote 30th October 2014

Only two of last week's English movies remain and will be shown in Lanzarote only on Thursday the 30th of October with one session changing time:

The good lie

At Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife:

At the same time of 19:45 The Good Lie.  Having been orphaned by the civil war in Sudan, 'The Lost Boys' are given the chance to resettle in America arrive in Kansas, where their encounter with an employment agency counsellor called Carrie (played by Reese Witherspoon) forever changes all of their lives.  read more »

Submarine Safaris in Lanzarote

There aren’t many places in the world where the public can dive to 30m in a submarine, Lanzarote is one of them.

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The aptly coloured yellow submarine called Sub Fun Tres operates out of the marina at Puerto Calero. This submarine can accommodate up to 44 passengers per dive, it’s deceptively spacious inside, with two stool style seats to each porthole there’s plenty of viewing space for everyone. Below the porthole there is a monitor which shows a camera view from the submarine when above surface and switches to a monitor with interesting information such as the depth and water temperature when diving.

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The excursion with Submarine Safaris includes free bus transfers from the holiday resorts to the Puerto Calero marina, here  the passengers are directed to the large double fronted office of Submarine Safaris with a cafe, shop and cinema area for the safety briefing. Children are encouraged to enter in the colouring competition and The Big Sea Life Quiz where they have to match the species to the name.

Safety briefing areaSubmarine view

The group is then led through the marina, where boarding cards are collected and photos taken by the submarine. It’s quite easy to get aboard, there are  read more »

Greenpeace ship Arctic Sunrise in Lanzarote

The international organisation Greenpeace have sent one of their most emblematic ships to support the fight against the Repsol oil surveys in the Canary Islands.

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Image: Wikipedia Salvatore Barbera from Amsterdam, The Netherlands - Arctic Sunrise in Libya

The Arctic Sunrise arrives in Lanzarote on Friday morning and will be here for the weekend, departing on Monday to visit Puerto del Rosario in Fuerteventura and Gran Canaria.

The Cabildo of Lanzarote encourage people to join them on  read more »

Body Repair and Paintwork in Lanzarote

Our friends at Talleres Viajar have opened their new body and paintshop in Playa Honda. Offering everything from minor repairs to full resprays, the team will be applying their same high standards to the new service.

The Lanzarote sun is particularly hard on paintwork, so most cars need their roofs and bonnets resprayed after a few years exposure and José and his painters are experts at  read more »

Cruise Season in Lanzarote 2014-15

The main cruise season has already started in Lanzarote with cruise ships & liners docking most days of the week.

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We’ve attached the cruise ship schedule from the Autoridad Portuaria de Las Palmas, which details the dates and times the cruises are due in Lanzarote, right through to the end of June 2015.

In summary, there are 30 cruise ships during November, 44 in December, 27 in January, 22 in February, 28 during March, 32 in April, tailing off for just 4 in May and 6 in June.

The AIDAstella & Thomson Majesty will both dock for Christmas Day, Arcadia is here on New Year’s Eve and the Norweigian Spirit & MSC Armonia will dock for New Year’s Day.

The Cunard Line ships are always a favourite to see in port, the Queen Victoria is due in Lanzarote three times on the 14th of November, 24th December & 15th of May. Queen Mary 2 is here on the 7th December and the Queen Elizabeth will be in Arrecife on the 29th December.

Regular cruise ships visiting Lanzarote this winter include:

Celebrity: Equinox, Eclipse & Constellation

Fred Olsen:  read more »

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