What's On

ParaSol Singers Choir changes its name to CantoLibre

After six years performing as the ParaSol Singers, the Estepona / Manilva based choir has changed its name to CantoLibre. The new name means Free Singing and reflects the choir’s spirit and repertoire, which now ranges from classical to pop and includes our ever popular Christmas repertoire in both English and Spanish. The choir has performed at many local venues and is pleased to share our love of singing with, and contribute to, the local community.

Although our common language is English we have many nationalities in the choir and we always welcome new members. The only requirements are enthusiasm for singing and a commitment to regular rehearsals. Ability to read music is not required.

We rehearse on Wednesday evenings at a venue between Sabinillas and Estepona. We shall be creating a Facebook page but in the meantime for more information please contact [email protected] or call 692 558 041.

What’s On in Gibraltar


Gibraltar Drama Festival

From the 18 to 23 March

For information please call tel 350 20067236


Tony Hadley (ex Spandau Ballet) at the Puente Romano


Rock Lounge, the area´s best and most established concert promotor on the coast is pleased to announce a second great concert at the prestigious Puente Romano Tennis Club this summer.

On Saturday 10th August 2019, The Legendary Tony Hadley – The voice of Spandau Ballet will be performing all his hits, including: “True”, “Gold”, “Through the Barricades” and many more. This is part of Marbella Music Week at Puente Romano which has The Jacksons on Thursday the 8th of August

Date: Saturday 10th August 2019
Venue: Club de Tennis Hotel Puente Romano,
Doors: 20:00hrs
Paul Maxwell – The Piano Man: 21:00hrs.
Tony Hadley: 22:00hrs
Tickets from 35 euros

Available at www.rocklounge.com or call 0034 638422445

The Royal British Legion Duquesa Branch meets socially every Tuesday at 1200hrs in the La Duquesa Golf & Country Club – Crta – N 340, km 143. All are most welcome for a chat in the relaxing area of the Restaurant and Bar.
Supporters of the Poppy Appeal, Invictus Games, Help for Heroes.
For further information contact [email protected]

Cancer Support Mallorca

Volunteers coffee morning. Would you like to help a worthy cause? Can you spare a few hours a month? Cancer Support group wants a hand! February 10th 9:30am – 12:30pm, Paseo Maritimo, Palma.

Estepona expats club – Dancing, Live Music events and Day Time walks, Treks and Rides.

This is a group for expats from anywhere in the world now living in the Costa del Sol, anywhere from Marbella to Gibraltar. It’s for anyone interested in making long lasting friendships through a variety of social activities such as bar meet ups, dance events at various venues with live music or DJs; walks, cycle rides & coffee mornings We shall hold weekly meetings and special one off events All age groups welcome, singles and couples. So, come along to our Meet up, meet some fabulous people and have fun too! Look forward to seeing you soon

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The Javea Players present… ‘My Fair Lady’

The Javea Players are presenting ‘My Fair Lady’ in Gata de Gorgos from March 25-30, and in Rojales on April 13th.

Both performances will benefit MABS cancer charity.

Book online at www.javeaplayers.com

Marbella Spring Festival

Marbella Spring Festival will take place on the 28th, 29th and 30th of March at the Hotel Puente Romano Tennis Club.

On the 28th the Festival kicks off with a Tribute to Montserrat Caballé.  The exceptional Tenor Rodrigo Orrego alongside the daughter of Montserrat Caballé will pay a delicate homage to the great Soprano accompanied by ballerina Rocío Schmitt and pianist Félix Rodríguez.

On the 29th of March the protagonist of the night will be Manolito of the Gypsy Kings Family.  A night of the finest light and rhythmical flamenco-pop.

On the 30th – a performance by the mythical group Boney M.

The Spring festival is a novelty addition to the second Casino Admiral Trophy, Tennis Tourament which takes place at the Puente Romano Tennis Club from the 25th to the 31st of March.

These musical delights will take place in the VIP tent at the above venue.

Tickets for the tennis are available at www.entradium.com

Guided Hiking Trails

Guided Hiking Trails. Every Saturday and Sunday at 9am. Mijas Ayuntamiento.

Benidorm Bridge Club

THE BENIDORM BRIDGE CLUB  Welcomes players of all abilities. Partners can be arranged by request. A session of afternoon bridge costs only 3 euros including tea or coffee and cake on Tuesdays, Thursdays and Sundays.

Call  607-311-292 or 96 686 6560.


The Foreigners Department of Mijas Town Hall visited the new meeting place invited by the Association Age Concern. The Department greeted the members, mainly British senior citizens, and offered their collaboration. The new meeting place is situated at Peña Flamenca del Sur (next to the Post Office) in La Cala de Mijas where you can join them every Friday morning from 11.30 to 13.00. They also get together in Bar Otelo in Mijas Pueblo (opposite Doctors Surgery), every Thursday from 11.00 to 13.00. Everybody is welcome to come along for a chat, games, raffles, etc. The association also organizes a lunch once a month where everybody can join them. Please, contact them on 652 53 76 15 or [email protected] for more information.


Habaneras Shopping Centre is celebrating its 14th Anniversary in full colour

Habaneras has organised a spectacular event featuring a genuine Bollywood style show to celebrate its fourteenth anniversary together with all its customers.

This year, Habaneras Shopping Centre, managed by JLL (real estate consultancy firm), is celebrating its 14th anniversary with an experience that will transport you to the world’s most colourful country, India. Colour, music and all the attractions of Hindu culture will be turning the shopping centre into a wonderful festival of colour all through March.

From 1 March onwards, when you visit Habaneras Shopping Centre, you’ll have the chance to become part of this amazing experience. Plus, everyone is eligible to win fabulous prizes like1,000 euros worth of shopping, a gift card worth 500 euros from the “Asia Garden” LuxuryResort in Benidorm or surprise gift packs put together in collaboration with Habaneras establishments and partners. To be one of the lucky winners, all you have to do is validate your shopping receipts at the shopping centre information point and be part of the celebration party.

On 30 March from 9.30 am onwards, the great anniversary celebration party kicks off with a packed agenda of activities, including, among others, yoga sessions, Bollywood choreography workshops, show cooking with Hindu gourmet food tasting and the fantastic “Colours of India”Bollywood show, all before the grand anniversary prize draw takes place. An experience you definitely can’t afford to miss!

This March, don’t miss the chance to be part of this great celebration. Come and celebrate these 14 years in full colour with Habaneras.
Enjoy Habaneras


Do you like singing?  Would you like to join a choir?  We are inviting new singers to become members of the local, long-established choir, Coral Coraxalia under the leadership of Eusebio Pita.  Great, friendly atmosphere, all nationalities, good repertoire, performances and concerts, social events, possible touring, etc.  Rehearsals Thursdays 17.30 – 20.00 in the Casa Cultura on the main A7205 road at Viñuela village.  Plenty of free parking opposite .  Come along to a rehearsal and hear us and decide if you’d like to join us!  For more information call 669 682 139 English / 689 111 352 Spanish.

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