English Cinema in Lanzarote, 12th & 15th December 2016

Next week there is only one movie shown in original version, mainly in English but since the story happens during World War II it also has some French and German.

The newly introduced "Allied" will be shown  on Monday and Thursday at Multicines Atlántida in Arrecife at 19:35h.

During a dangeours mission in North Africa during the Second World War Max Vatan (played by Brad Pitt), an Allied counter-intelligence agent, meets and falls in love with Marianne Beauséjour (played by Marion Cotillard), a French Resistance fighter. They reunite in London and soon become a young family.  read more »

Lanzarote Charity Calendars 2017

Other than our fabulous Lanzarote Information 2017 Calendar, these are the Charity Calendars you can choose for next year (in alphabetical order): 

Barbarella s Cats of Jesuralem

Barbarella Buchner, who we interviewed last year, is a local Lanzarote photographer and web designer who usually creates a "Cats of Lanzarote" calendar.  

However, earlier this year she travelled to Jerusalem and took photos of the hundreds of street cats there, and decided to do feature those cats instead.  read more »

What's A Canarian Style Christmas Like?

Many of our visitors over the Christmas period celebrate the festive season in the same way they do at home, but we’re often asked how Canarians celebrate Christmas, and it’s a little different to what you might be used to.


December 22nd

It all starts off with “El Gordo,” the massive Spanish Christmas lottery. Almost everyone will buy a ticket, or a share of a ticket,for this huge event. also known as lotería de Navidad. Various draws take place during the day, and the winning numbers are chanted on television and radio by children.  read more »

El Tonelero Sculpture

"El Tonelero",  meaning "The Cooper", is a new sculpture that was just unveiled on the evening of the 2nd of December in San Bartolomé.

 Sculpture Sculpture and the man himself

It's located on the roundabout on the Avenida Alcalde Antonio Cabrera Barrera at the intersection with Calle Dr. Severo Ochoa.   read more »

Lanzarote News In Brief - Week 49, 2016

Former Playa Blanca Mayor Jailed

Playa Blanca

José Francisco Reyes, the former mayor of Yaiza has been sentenced to 19 months imprisonment and disqualified from holding public office for a period of 9 years and three months. Reyes was found guilty, along with two officers from the technical office, of “Urban Prevarication” relating to licences granted for various projects in 2005.  read more »

Jobs in Lanzarote, Villa Inspector

Full time villa inspector required.

Lanzarote Jobs


40 hours a week, hours of work can be varied.


You will be joining a team working within a rapidly growing company based in Playa Blanca.  read more »

Christmas Programme Tias & Puerto del Carmen 2016-17

Tías council are the first to publish their Christmas programme for the municipality which includes the holiday resort of Puerto del Carmen in Lanzarote.

Fiestas de Navidad y Reyes 2016 17 Fiestas de Navidad y Reyes 2016 17 agenda 1

The main events such as the Santa Parade, New Year’s Eve Party with fireworks and Kings camel procession have been added to our Christmas Guide for the island. Here’s the programme in more detail for those visitors staying in resort who would like to join in the local festivities.

Friday 2nd December

18:00 Rocamboleska Kids, Save the world at the theatre in Tías, entry €7  read more »

Rally Orvecame Lanzarote 2016

Fifty eight teams have registered for the 38th edition of the Rallye Orvecame - Isla de Lanzarote on Saturday 3rd December 2016,

Rally Orvecame 

The favourites include number 1 Yeray Lemes-Dani Sosa driving a Porsche 911 GT3 who is trying to repeat the triumph of last year, Oliver Rodríguez, and the current regional champion Enrique Cruz.

The verifications and leaving ceremony will take place at Orvecame Lanzarote in Playa Honda from 11:30 to 16:30 on Friday 2nd December. The teams will then drive to the Recinto Ferial car park by the Cabildo in Arrecife for a drifting spectacular starting at 19:00 to 21:30 on Friday 2nd December. The rally starts at 09:00 on Saturday morning with racing until 18:30.

The rally includes timed sections on the following routes in Lanzarote:

TC 2 & 4 Tegoyo - Tías

TC 3 & 5 La Candelaria - San Bartolomé

TC 6 & 8 Guatiza - El Mojón

TC 7 & 9 Los Valles - Haría - Tabayesco

The Rally Orvecame Programme 2016:  read more »

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