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14th February 2011

U.D. Lanzarote are knocked off top spot following a shock defeat to lowly C.D. Mensajero and a win for the Rojillos closest rivals Las Palmas B sees the Gran Canarian outfit leapfrog Lanzarote to regain leadership of the Tercera Division (fourth tier).wilson 140211

All clubs at some point in the season have to deal with an injury crisis and for Lanzarote their time had come. Eight of the squad were injured and a further two out due to suspension. The four outfield players sitting on the bench were either carrying knocks or returning from long term injuries.

Drafted into the squad was Cadete player (under 16’s) Wilson. The shocked 15 year old debutant started the match on the right side of midfield.

Neither side dominated in the opening stages however the first good chance of the match fell for the Conejeros (locals). Ironically it was the youngster Wilson who was going to taste his first strike at goal in Spain’s fourth tier of football. The under 16’s star was put through with just the keeper to beat but with the knowledge that the defender was rapidly closing him down he rushed his attempt and the keeper saved with ease.

Meanwhile the La Palma side were making a mockery  read more »

Cruise Fair, Arrecife, 19th & 20th February 2011

Nineteen companies will be attending the first cruise fair (feria de cruceros) in Arrecife at the weekend.

Parque José Ramírez Cerdá The event will be held in Parque José Ramírez Cerdá on Saturday 19th & Sunday 20th February 2011. There will be 12 stands in the park representing 19 companies offering information about their products and services but also activities for all the family to enjoy.

The event has been  organised in collaboration with Viajes La Molina, bringing prestigious companies such as Royal Caribbean, Cunard, Pullmantur, Celebrity Cruises,  read more »

Secret Cinema, Teguise

Here’s a brilliant new idea for Lanzarote film lovers.

Secret Cinema Teguise

Upstairs at La Cantina restaurant in Teguise is now a small independent cinema run by Nix and Sally.

They will be offering favourite classic films four evenings a week. Monday, Thursday and Friday will be at both 7pm and 9.30pm and Sunday showings only at 6pm.

They kick off with an interesting programme for February with a romantic double bill “Before Sunrise” and “Before Sunset” this Thursday and Friday and the subtitled French award winning film from 1960 “A bout de soufflé” on Sunday.

Before Sunrise Before Sunset A bout de souffle

They will hold themed film sessions such as the week starting Monday 21st February which is “Oscar winners through the decades” and includes Rebecca, Who’s afraid of Virginia Wolf, and Chinatown.

The décor of the cinema is fantastic with  read more »

Art Exhibitions in Tias, February 2011

Two new art and sculpture exhibitions open in Tías on the 17th and 21st February.

The exhibitions are in two separate locations but just over the road from each other, everyone is welcome at the inauguration ceremonies. Why not plan a visit one evening next week to view both collections combined with some tapas from one of the excellent establishments nearby such as Correos, Cafe La Central or La Ermita.

Fusion Exhibition

Artists Roberto Armas Mesa and Ifara Melián Asensio open their exhibition “Fusión” tonight  read more »

The Cutting Room in Tías, Special Offer

Claire from The Cutting Room hairdressing salon in Tías has a special offer just for the ladies.

The Cutting Room

Book a hair appointment for your colour and receive a free hair treatment worth €4.50.  read more »

Speed Dating, Puerto del Carmen, 19th February 2011

Luna Bar Logo

If you are aged between 20 and 45 and up for a laugh, meeting new people & potentially, the love of your life, come along to the Speed Dating night at Luna Bar Live Music on the 19th of February. 

Luna bar Speed Dating Night The event starts at 18:00 and it will be hosted by irrepressible Miss Bianca, from Flanagans Comedy Show who will also be performing from 22:00 onwards.

The entry is €5 and it includes strawberry punch and snacks.

Luna Bar Live Music was recently inaugurated and it's situated in the C. C. Playa Blanca, in front of the Los Fariones Hotel and behind Burger King at the start of the Avenida de las Playas in Puerto del Carmen.

Nightly events include  read more »

Dog Show & Agricultural Fair, 20th February 2010

Dog Show Tinajo The dog show XXVI edicición del Concurso Nacional del Dogo Canario takes place on Sunday 20th February in Tinajo.

Dogs participating in the show will be the local breed called Presa Canario, the event is being organised by the Club Lanzaroteño del Presa Canario. There will also be an agricultural and  read more »

Lanzarote Flight Prices

It’s a hot topic on forums and on the island generally. For those of us who live here, flying is the only means we have of getting away (apart from a three day ferry ride) and for those who holiday here, it’s the only way to arrive.

Old Plane

I just did a random search on flights from UK to here, coming in next Thursday and staying for a week.

The return flight came out at €165 or 138GBP.  read more »

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