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Fiestas del Camen & San Felipe, La Graciosa 8th - 24th July 2011

Friday saw the start of the Fiestas del Carmen on the island of La Graciosa. For a small island off the Northern tip of Lanzarote, they have a full programme of events planned through to the 17th July, then more for the Fiestas de San Felipe from the 18th to 24th July.

fiestas del carmen in la graciosa 2011

A weekend in La Graciosa is lovely what ever the time of year, but even better during the traditional fiestas, there is a campsite which is free of charge to stay but you must now book in advance, which can be done online here: Camping La Graciosa



Saudi Royals Visit Costa Teguise

Royalty is expected to arrive in Lanzarote today.

 Costa Teguise

Several members of the Saudi Royal Family will be spending a few days relaxing in  read more »

Wines of the Volcano, 12th - 15th July 2011

The Vinos del Volcán will be held this week in the north of Lanzarote from the 12th to 15th July with various training and tasting events to promote wines from Lanzarote.


The programme opens with a presentation of wines on  read more »

Lanzarote Cricket, Play Offs Sunday 10th July

The play offs begin on Sunday 10th July for the top three cricket teams in the Lanzarote Cricket Association Naturally Floors Championship 2011.


The league currently stands with St George’s CC in the lead with  read more »

Exhibition: José Guerrero, MIAC, 8th July - 2nd October 2011

A new exhibition opened at the MIAC this evening, the collection of works from Spanish artist José Guerrero (Granada, 1914 - Barcelona, ??1991) will be on display until the 2nd October 2011.

Jose Guerrero MIAC Exhibition

The collection curated by Yolanda Romero features 24 works of art from the series called Fosforescencias which dates  read more »

Mancha Blanca Craft Fair, 14th - 18th September 2011

The 23rd edition of the Feria de Artesanía de Mancha Blanca will be held from the 14th to 18th September 2011.

XXIII Feria Artesanía Mancha Blanca

This large traditional craft fair is held in the village of Mancha Blanca in Tinajo during the Fiesta de Los Dolores. Thousands of people flock to  read more »

Rebajas at Biosfera

I found myself with an hour spare earlier this week in between appointments in Puerto del Carmen. As the summer sales had just started I thought I’d have a wander around the Biosfera shopping centre.

Rebajas Biosfera Clares

At first I was a bit disappointed with the sales! Nothing tempted me in  read more »

Music Marathon & TRi WWW, Team Project Handbike 2011

The following is a guest post from Angie Nudds at TRi W.W.W. a charity based in Lanzarote. They are looking for runners participating in this year’s Music Marathon on the 22nd October to join their team and take part in the event wearing a special t-shirt whilst raising funds for a new handbike………

music-marathon-2010 handbike 

The Music Marathon is an annual event which takes place at the end of the season in Puerto Del Carmen, Lanzarote.

The event is a fun day  read more »


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