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Purchase Maestro Music Concert Tickets

You can purchase your concert tickets online here, directly from Maestro Music Management, using Paypal.  read more »

Part Time University Degree Level Language Courses in Lanzarote

UNED which is the National University for Distance Education will be starting part time language classes in Lanzarote this autumn.

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The aim of the University Centre for Distance Language Learning (CUID) is to teach university degree level Spanish through associated centres as well as other foreign languages.

During the academic year 2014/15, the CUID – UNED will be taught in Lanzarote as a part time course. Students enrolled on these language courses will have a combination of media for studying which includes class tutorials, print and multimedia materials that have been specially designed for long distance students, plus UNED online tutorials.

The courses available include:  read more »

Lanzarote - Foreign Visitors Year To Date July 2014

We were studying the latest figures released by The Cabildo for foreign arrivals to the island so far this year, and there are some interesting facts to share.

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Overall, things are looking very good this year to date, and we are certainly on for a record year for tourism on the island. The big three countries remain United Kingdom, Germany and Ireland – those three alone account for almost 80% of our visitors.  read more »

  • The UK now provides more than half of the tourists who come to the island – it’s the key market for Lanzarote

English Cinema in Lanzarote 1st & 4th September 2014

There are two movies in English shown in Lanzarote on the first week of September, Monday the 1st and Thursday the 4th of September, one new & the other... not:

VO 1 y 4 septiembre

Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife:

Newly introduced at 20:00 What if. Entitled in Spanish something like "Too many friends" or "Spare friends" (Amigos de más). Wallace (Daniel Radcliffe), who is burned out from a string of failed relationships, forms an instant bond with Chantry (Zoe Kazan), who lives with her long time boyfriend (Adam Driver). What if... your best friend is also the love of your life? Described as a crowd-pleaser, you will enjoy it as long as you like romantic comedies.

Multicines Deiland in Playa Honda:  read more »

Colours by ElisabethConcept

I had heard of other people having their colours done, if I’m honest I didn’t really know what it meant until recently and I didn’t realise just what an effect it could have.

Elisabeth_Concept_at_Princesa_Yaiza_Hotel_LanzaroteLisa at Elisabeth Concept Lanzarote

ElisabethConcept is based in the reception area of the exclusive Princesa Yaiza Hotel in Playa Blanca, at first glance it looks like a classy dress and accessories shop, if you step inside to meet Lisa you can learn her secrets to looking and feeling good.

I arrived for my Classic Colour Analysis appointment and was seated at an impressive desk with a mirror, situated within a large tented dressing room. Lisa explained that she wouldn’t be talking during the first part of the session whilst she established which colours we would work with and so we began. I’m not comfortable with staring at myself in the mirror, like lots of women, I notice the faults in my face rather than my assets but it was necessary for this exercise, what’s more no make up is allowed and your hair is taken off your face into a hair net.

The process was quite comforting, you are sitting with your eyes closed for the most part, just opening them for a couple of seconds each time a swatch of cloth is placed across your shoulders. During these brief interludes, you get a glimpse of your face from the chin upwards but not what colour cloth has been placed underneath.

There are four  read more »

Lanzarote Nightlife 28th - 31st August 2014

It’s the big fiesta weekend in Famara with two zones from 22:00 – 04:00 one for traditional verbenas and live groups, the other for the younger generation with DJ’s, big screens & go-go’s, not forgetting the big foam party on Sunday afternoon!

Here’s what’s happening around the island of Lanzarote this weekend.

Famara:

Fiestas Famara ProgrammeFamara 31 AugSalimos por patas 30 AugSunset 29 Aug

Fiestas La Caleta de Famara 2014

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Arrecife:

Gran Hotel August

Venue:  read more »

Floating Water Park in Puerto del Carmen

Visitors and residents in Lanzarote could soon be enjoying a new inflatable water park on Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote.

Playa Grande Puerto del Carmen

The island doesn’t currently have anything like this, although they’re popular on the mainland. These water parks normally have a variety of water slides, trampolines and climbing walls like a floating assault course. An area of 900m2 has been approved by Costas and the local council which should be operational for 2 years from 2014-16.

Tías Ayuntamiento applied for the permission from the Demarcación de Costas de Canarias back in April which was approved in July. The decision has been published in the Boletín Oficial de Canarias on the 25th of August and interested individuals / companies have 15 days from  read more »

Two shot during an armed robbery in Lanzarote

The jewellery shop Joyería Rodriguez on the corner of Calle Argentina and Calle Blas Cabrera Topham in Arrecife was held up at gunpoint yesterday afternoon.

Arrecife The Capital Of Lanzarote

National and local police are investigating the armed robbery which took place just before 13:00 on Tuesday. The 65 year old disabled owner, was treated for a .22 calibre gunshot injury to the  read more »

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