Category: Events

What´s On – 5 March 2016

Mark Nolan here once again with your weekend round-up once again, looking at a few options for days out and things to do on the Costa Blanca. However, before we look at the local stuff, please remember that in the UK it´s Mother´s Day on Sunday. Card, gift, flowers, whatever, just send something now! Talking […]

Celebrate Petita’s Birthday in Benidorm

The Terra Natura animal park in Benidorm will be celebrating this weekend, as one of their most famous residents, Elefanta Petita, celebrates her 43rd birthday. When Petita first arrived at the park she was picked on by the other elephants who considered her ugly, until one of the younger elephants, Kaiso, who had felt pity […]

Gladiators Visit Benidorm

Benidorm will be besieged by Gladiators next week, as the legendary Circus Maximus visits the bullring in the town as the venue for an epic battle. A total of 25 actors will take part in the event with chariot races and sword fights for a unique experience in the historic grounds. The action starts at […]

Armed Forces Day

Armed forces day will be celebrated across Spain on Saturday with a range of displays organised in various locations. There have been activities all week but this weekend there will be a number of naval ships opened to the public for viewing in Cartagena, along with static displays. In the La Murada area of Orihuela […]

A Bleak Day of Remembrance – 9 May

At six in the morning of the 9th of May, a Guardia Civil patrol was returning from duty at Pamplona railway station, heading back to the barracks, when a remotely activated bomb was set off targeting their Land Rover. The bomb had been hidden in a streetlight and the blast so severe it uprooted the […]

Historic Band Coming to Alicante

American rock music band The Flamin’ Groovies, popular in the 60´s and 70´s, have announced a mini tour of Spain. Founded in San Francisco in 1965, their greatest hit is considered to be “Shake Some Action”, which was featured in the 1995 film Clueless, covered by another American band, Cracker. The group will perform in […]

Alicante Film Festival Announced

On Tuesday, representatives from the Alicante provincial government presented the details of the 12th annual film festival that will take place in the city, which will take place between May 29 and June 5. The government has also provided 17,000 euro in financial support to this year´s event, which will feature a short film competition […]

Lego League Excitement Building

A school from the island of La Palma won the First Lego League in the Canaries competition, beating Nazaret Los Volcanes from Lanzarote into second place, and are now set to compete in the Spanish National competition before one lucky team will join those from across Europe to compete in the World Championship in March, […]

The Weekend – 23 and 24 August – What to do

ALL WEEK ALICANTE MARQ Archaeological museum – Exhibition – “Deltebre I. History of a shipwreck” displaying artefacts rescued from a British navy ship which was sunk in the mouth of the Ebro in 1813 (until January 11, 2015). Exhibition – Art and archaeology from the Chinese Han Dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD. Exhibition – […]

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