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Project Patios at SARA, 30th July 2011

We all know that the local animal shelter SARA is at full capacity in Lanzarote, some of the dogs are now housed in courtyards without any cages or shelter from the heat, wind and rain. Urgent action is needed from the community, can you help in some way with Project Patios which will take place on the 30th July?

Adopt Dulcinea from SARA Adopt Baute from SARA Adopt Cachorro Cespe from SARA

The first way in which you can help is to  read more »

Lanzarote Cricket, Playa Blanca v Cobras

Sunday 17th July

On Sunday Puerto del Carmen hosted a winner takes all battle between Playa Blanca and PDC Cobras for the plate trophy.

It was a very overcast morning with some light rain in the air but it didn't get in the way of a thrilling "final" match. It was the game to watch for all those neutrals interested in cricket on the island and all those concerned were at the campo in PDC.


Playa Blanca won a very important toss and with the conditions put the Cobras into bat.

Although it was suited to  read more »

Lanzarote & London Underground

Posters advertising holidays in Lanzarote are now on display in the London Underground in a new campaign for the island.

London Metro Cabildo de Lanzarote 

Sixteen stations within the London Underground network have promotional posters of  read more »

Festival Musical Arrecife 40 Pop, 23rd July 2011

Live music fans are going to have to decide which open air concert to attend on Saturday 23rd July, first there was RockInk and now there is Arrecife 40 Pop.

Music Festival Arrecife 40 Pop  read more »

Local Girl Laura Wins Kiteboarding Freestyle Event

A big congratulations for Lanzaroteña Laura Fernández who won the Ladies Senior Freestyle category at the Circuito Nacional de Kiteboarding event which finished at the weekend.

Laura lives in Famara so it’s fantastic for her to win this competition on her home beach, taking the title of  read more »

Puerto del Carmen - Accessibility

Vicky from Cork in Ireland contacted us to recommend the following advice for accessibility around the resort of Puerto del Carmen, her brother is in a wheelchair and visits Lanzarote a lot, this is what they have found……..

Taxis  read more »

Swim Race From Playa Grande to Playa Chica, 7th August 2011

The annual Fariones swim in Puerto del Carmen, Lanzarote will take place on Sunday 7th August.


The Travesía a Nado Popular Playa Grande – Playa Chica has a distance of 1600m for adults and 600m for children (Benjamín – Alevín). Inscription is open until  read more »

Summer Concerts in Lanzarote

A series of summer concerts will take place in the visitor centres during July, August and September.

Summer Concerts in Lanzarote

The Conciertos de Verano will be held in the Cueva de los Verdes, Jameos del Agua and Monumento al Campesino from the 23rd July to the 3rd September. Each ticket includes a drink of wine from Lanzarote or cocktail on arrival and the 14th August celebrates the local grape harvest known as Vendimia and includes Canarian tapas dishes too.

Saturday 23rd July 21:00 – Ópera en La Cueva  read more »


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