English Cinema in Lanzarote, 19th & 22nd December 2016

Next week there is a new movie in English, shown at Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife on Monday and Thursday:

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At 19:25h, the newly introduced "Fantastic Beasts and Where to Find Them":

Based on the book by J.K. Rowling and taking place seventy years before Harry Potter reads his book in school, it narrates the adventures of writer Newt Scamander (played by Eddie Redmayne) in the 1920s in New York's secret community of witches and wizards.

Directed by David Yates, also starring Colin Farrell, Samantha Morton, Dan Fogler, Jon Voight & Johnny Depp.   read more »

Christmas Programme Haria 2016-17

Haría Ayuntamiento have published the agenda of events for Christmas, New Year and Kings (Reyes) in the municipality of Haría.  

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Friday 16th December

17:00 Workshops and decoration of the Square for Christmas, we will have some hot chocolate when we finish. 

18:30 Switching on of the Christmas lights.  

Saturday 17th December

12:30 Inauguration of the Nativity Scence, located on the Plaza de la Constitución in front of the Ayuntamiento, with the performance of Haría's Rancho de Pascuas.

20:00 Concert of the Municipal Music School, at C.S.C. La Tegala.   read more »

Christmas Programme San Bartolome & Playa Honda 2016-17

San Bartolomé Ayuntamiento have published the agenda of events for Christmas, New Year and Kings (Reyes) in the municipality of San Bartolomé, including Playa Honda.

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From 28th November to 16th December 

Family worshop “El Árbol de los Deseos” will take place on Mondays, Tuesdays and Fridays from 7:30 to 19:3 in Plaza Santa Elena in Playa Honda.

From 20th to 29th December

Children's workshops in the Centros Socioculturales: Montaña Blanca and Güime, Tuesdays 20th and 27th December from 17:00 to 18:30; El Islote Thursdays 22nd and 29th December from 17:00 to 18:30.

Saturday 10th December

From 10.00 to 22.00 VII San Bartolomé Shopping will take place in the Avenida Alcalde Antonio Cabrera with music performances, a visit from Paw Patrol, parade, workshops, tapas... Also the jury will announce the results of the “VI Concurso de Escaparatismo”.

20:00 Inauguration of the Nativity Scene of San Bartolomé in Plaza León y Castillo, with the performance of Gloria Sepúlveda, Lanzarote's Circus School and San Bartolomé's Choir. The Nativity Scene can be visited until 8th January 2017.  read more »

Christmas Programme Teguise & Costa Teguise 2016-17

Teguise Ayuntamiento have published the agenda of events for Christmas, New Year and Kings (Reyes) in the municipality of Teguise, including the holiday resort of Costa Teguise.

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Sunday 11th December

12.00 Christmas Concert by the piano and violin students of Irina Klimova. Convento de Santo Domingo.

Wednesday 14th December

19.00 Jury’s Decission on the Postcards Contest. Biblioteca Municipal de la Villa de Teguise.

Friday 16th December

From 11.00 to 21.00 Inauguration of the 1st TRADITIONAL CANARIAN CRAFTS CHRISTMAS FAIR, from the 16th to the 18th of December. Plaza de la Constitución.  read more »

Another Family Ripped Off In Lanzarote Villa Scam

I was distraught yesterday to learn another family has been ripped off with the holiday villa scam.

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They had booked from the UK to arrive tomorrow morning for a ten day stay in a villa in Puerto Calero. They had booked a hire car through us, and contacted me yesterday because they were having trouble getting a response from the villa company they had booked with to confirm arrangements to meet at Lanzarote Airport. 

As soon as I saw the website they had used - luxurycanarianrentalsdotcom - I knew they had been scammed.

These websites pop up very quickly, are often based in Eastern Europe, although they purport to be based here in Spain, and appear in many different guises. As fast as one is shut down, another can pop up with a different domain name.   read more »

Roper Property Of The Month - La Graciosa

Properties on the island of La Graciosa come up for sale very rarely, and this one is an absolute corker!

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It’s a four bedroom villa, with private swimming pool and amazing sea views. It’s situated in Caleta de Sebo, the main town of the island and where the ferry port is, and it features a large terrace and barbecue area with awe inspiring views of the Famara Cliffs.  read more »

Mini Golf In Puerto del Carmen

The Mini Golf on the top floor of the Biosfera shopping centre has reopened, and we know many people will be pleased to hear it!

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For a start location wise It doesn't come much better than the Rooftop Biosfera. The panoramic views ware particularly amazing, with  a crystal clear ocean view.

MiniGolf ©JamesMitchell MIT29390 CW  MiniGolf ©JamesMitchell MIT29426 CW1  read more »

Amura's Special Tapa And Meal At Gastronmic Event

As one of the official sponsors of the Festival of Gastronomy in Teguise earlier this month, Restaurante Amura were chosen to create a special dinner for the team from Saborea Lanzarote, the event organisers, sponsors, chefs and media.


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