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Lanzarote Cricket Fixture List May & June 2011

The first of the Lanzarote Cricket fixtures will be held on Sunday 1st May with St George’s playing Playa Blanca in Puerto del Carmen.

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A special Youth Day on the 15th of May which will be held in Puerto del Carmen as part of the Festival of Cricket organised by Cricket España to promote cricket to youths throughout Spain. Boys and girls from Lanzarote are invited to take part in the Youth Day from the ages of 5 to 16 years old. It sounds like it’s going to be a fun event for all with the activities including:

Non stop cricket, fielding games, capture the flag, target throwing, longest throw, batting coaching and bowling coaching.

The event starts at 11am followed by a free BBQ for all participants and parents  read more »

German Consul Found Shot in Gran Canaria

The German consul, Peter-Christian Haucke, was found shot on the 27th of April in the area of Las Mesas in Gran Canaria.

Peter-Christian Haucke  read more »

Music Week, 2nd to 6th May 2011

The 10th edition of the Semana de la Música (music week) will be held in Lanzarote from the 2nd to 6th May.

X Semana de la Música 

A series of concerts performed by students and teachers from the school will be held during the week, all of which are free of charge to attend.

Monday 2nd May  read more »

Nightlife 28th April - 1st May 2011

The weekly nightlife guide as to what’s on in the pubs, clubs and other events this weekend across Lanzarote.

We’ve already published details of the Lanzarote Rocks concert in Puerto del Carmen on Satuday 30th and the April Andalucia Fair through the weekend in Playa Honda.

La Geria:

Diana Craig & Hungarian Harmonics

Venue: El Chupadero, La Geria 3, Lanzarote

Date: Sunday 1st May 2011

Time: 20:00

Details: Diana Craig & The Hungarian Harmonics will be performing live with a wide mix of music and culture. Diana Craig (vocal), Tamas Molnar (keyboard, clarinet & sax) and Zsolt Kovacs (piano).

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Playa Blanca:

A Right Royal Knees Up

Venue: Rooftops  read more »

April Fair, Playa Honda, 28th April - 1st May 2011

There is a Feria de Abril (April Fair) starting in Playa Honda today and over the weekend.

 April Fair Playa Honda

The event has been organised by the Asociación Al-Andalus in collaboration with the Ayuntamiento of San Bartolomé. There are lots of cultural events planned from Andalucia including andalucian tapas, flamenco groups of singers and dancers  read more »

Lanzarote Restaurant Review, Vesubio

Miguel wanted a pizza! We were in Costa Teguise, it was a weekday lunch time and we thought we’d try somewhere different to eat.

Restaurante Pizza Vesubio Restaurante Vesubio Costa Teguise

Lot’s of places offer pizza, we were in the Playa Jablillo area of the resort when the Restaurant Pizzeria Grill Vesubio caught our eye. Situated on the sea front, right on the point of Avenida del Jablillo, this restaurant looks out over the beach. We made ourselves comfortable on the large shady terraced area whilst the waiter brought the menus.

The first thing that struck me was that the clientele was mainly Spanish. Our waiter was very good, he enthusiastically told us about each of the daily specials which sounded delicious before taking our drinks order whilst we browsed the menu. Miguel picked a  read more »

Lanzarote Open Water Swimming Competition 2011

The Copa de Natación en Aguas Abiertas (Open Water Swimming Cup) is now open for 2011.

Copa de Natación en Aguas Abiertas 2011

Swimmers can register to participate in a number of sea swimming events held in Lanzarote throughout the year. There are 8 open water sea swims which take place from May  read more »

Day of the Cross, 3rd May 2011

I really like the tradition of the Día de la Cruz (Day of the Cross) which is held on the 3rd May across the Canary Islands.

Día de la Cruz  read more »

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