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Merendero de La Degollada

It never ceases to amaze me that no matter how long I have lived in Lanzarote, I still discover new places to go and new things to do. 

Merendero de La Degollada

This is the case of the Merendero de La Degollada. "Merendero" is a place to have "merienda", the Spanish snack children have mid afternoon. You could say a "merendero" is a picnic area. 

La Degollada is a hamlet south-west of Yaiza and its "merendero" is closer to Yaiza than to La Degollada, to be fair, less than two kilometers from the square in Yaiza.   read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 16th & 19th January 2017

The movie in English for next week will be shown in Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife on Monday and Thursday at 20:00h is the newly introduced: "Collateral Beauty":

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Howard (played by Will Smith) is a successful New York advertising executive who, after loosing his son, retreats from life. Then he starts looking for answers by writting therapeutic letters to Love, Time and Death.  These deliver their answers to him by personifying themselves and he begins to understand how meaning and beauty can be revealed through the profound loss.   read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 9th and 12th January 2017

The movie in English for next week remains unchanged and it will be shown in Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife on Monday and Thursday at 19:25h: "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story". 

Jyn Erso (played by Felicity Jones) is a Rebellion soldier and criminal about to embark on her biggest challenge yet as Mon Mothma (played by Genevieve O'Reill) sets her out on a risky mission to steal the plans for the new super weapon, the Death Star. With the help of the Rebel Alliance, Jyn is in for something bigger than she imagines.  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 2nd and 5th January 2017

The first movie in English in 2017 is... "Rogue One: A Star Wars Story"!

It will be shown in Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife on Monday and Thrusday at 19:25h.

Jyn Erso (played by Felicity Jones) is a Rebellion soldier and criminal about to embark on her biggest challenge yet as Mon Mothma (played by Genevieve O'Reill) sets her out on a risky mission to steal the plans for the new super weapon, the Death Star. With the help of the Rebel Alliance, Jyn is in for something bigger than she imagines.  read more »

English Cinema in Lanzarote, 26th and 29th December 2016

The movie in English on the last week of the year remains unchanged:

"Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them" screened in Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife on Monday and Thursday at 19:25h.

Based on the book by J.K. Rowling and taking place seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school, it narrates the adventures of writer Newt Scamander (played by Eddie Redmayne) in the 1920s in New York's secret community of witches and wizards.  read more »

II Tinajo Bocata Tour

After the success of the first edition of this contest last year, the "II Tinajo Bocata Tour 2016" is here. 

II Bocata Tour Tinajo 2016

Between the 15th of December and the 5 of January you can sample a "bocata" at the participating establishments with a very reasonable cost between €3.50 and €5, including a drink. The only requirement is that the "bocata" (short for "bocadillo") offered includes at least a locally sourced ingredient. These are marked with an asterisk (*) on the list below. 

To enter the draw you need to hand in your stamped voting card, having tried at least 5 "bocatas", at the Casa de la Cultura on Calle Avenida de los Volcanes, 21 in Tinajo. This year's draw prize is a trip to Fuerteventura for two people, including the tickets for the ferry with a car and two night stay in Fuerteventura.

The draw and counting of the votes will take place on January 9th at 9am. 

And these are the participating establishments and their "bocatas":   read more »

Christmas Programme Arrecife 2016-17

Arrecife's Townhall have published the agenda of events for Christmas, New Year and Kings (Reyes) in Arrecife, the capital of Lanzarote.

Arrecife navidad 1 Programa navidad Arrecife 2

Monday 12th December

9:00 Inauguration of the Nativity Scene. Recova Municipal.

Friday 16th December

17:00 Cascanueces (Rainier School). Followed by activities of the Cabildo.

Saturday 17th December

From 9:00 to 16:00 Charity Market in La Plazuela. 

From 10:00 to 14:00. Collection of toys in the Parque Ramírez Cerdá.

10:30 Tinajo's Rancho de Pascuas. 

17:30 Emisora Clandestina's Concert. 

Sunday 18th December

19:00 Performance of the Estrella de los Mares Choir and Alborada Group.   read more »

Christmas Programme Tinajo 2016-17

Tinajo's Townhall have published the agenda of events for Christmas, New Year and Kings (Reyes) in the municipality.

Tinajo Navidad 1 Tinajo Navidad 2

From the 5th December to 4th January

"“1st Contest of Homemade Nativity Scenes of Tinajo” 

Any families living in the municipality of Tinajo will be able to participate. There is no restriction in size. Creativity and materials will be taken into consideration. More information on the web page of Tinajo’s Townhall www.tinajo.es or by calling 606293478.

From 12th December to 15th December

Decoration and several workshops at the Centros Socio-Culturales of the municipality. 

From 15th December to 5th January

“2nd Tinajo Bocata Tour 2016”  read more »


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