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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 21

Papagayo Campsite Re-Opening The campsite at Payagayo will re-open on 22nd June. The large plots will be €9 per day, and the smaller plots €6. As with last year, to book, you will need to telephone 3 days ahead of arrival and you will then have to make the payment into a local bank account.…

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Cuarteto De Cuerdas

Norman Warwick attended another concert in the series during April and here’s his review of the Cuarteto de Cuerdas (String quartet) Con Aires de Mujer, held at  Casa de la Cultura Augustin De La Hoz. This was the final performance in a series of four free concerts, and we had been lucky enough to claim…

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Craft beer tour

Nao Craft Brewery Tour

Enjoy a craft beer tour with a visit the fabulous Nao Craft Brewery to learn all about the brewing process and taste their delicious beers with some nibbles. There are two “one-off” tours in June and July – we’ve done one of these in the past and can highly recommend it. Each craft beer tour…

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Ironman Lanzarote

Ironman Lanzarote

Ironman Lanzarote 2019 will take place on 25th May 2019. If you’ve ever been to Ironman Lanzarote, you’ll know it’s a massive competition, with more than 2,000 athletes and close to 5,000 volunteers and officials making it all happen. Ironman Lanzarote is a triathlon event which consists of a 3.8KM swim, a 180KM bike ride…

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Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 20

Underwater Museum Numbers Less than 5% of the divers who visited Lanzarote last year dived at the Museo Atlantico in Playa Blanca. A total of 8, 729 divers visited the underwater attraction in 2017. Arrecife Letters Can Stay The giant letters spelling out “Arrecife,” located by the Las Bolas bridge in the city can remain…

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Concierto Timplefonicas – Review

Norman Warwick continues his cultural reviews with this one from a concert at Casa de Cultura in Yaiza, where he ran into some fans of his, Ian and Margaret from Las Breñas. As we took our seats in the small room that was, at this early stage, still pretty empty, we heard a couple further…

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Holiday letting law

New Holiday Letting Law Redrafted

After many months of deliberation, The Canarian Government has released details of the proposed new holiday letting law. This draft decree now has to go through the usual consultation process, which will take around six months. Note that many aspects of the proposal may change during this period. The redraft maintains the most controversial aspect…

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John Hadland

Leeds Man Missing In Lanzarote

Update 1100: John has now spoken to his family in the UK and is safe and well at the airport. They are working on getting him home. The family of John Hadland are desperately trying to locate him, following his disappearance here in Lanzarote on Wednesday evening. 34 year old John was staying at Apartamentos…

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Compose, Improvise, Write It Down

Here’s the latest arts review from Norman Warwick. He and wife Dee went along to another of Lanzarote’s excellent concerts, this time in La Geria,  and here’s what he thought: We were fortunate to catch a free concert performance recently, that we had somehow overlooked being advertised. The Concierto Trumpetere was held at the end…

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Crafts

Lanzarote News In Brief – Week 19

Canarian Crafts On Display In Puerto del Carmen Tias ayuntamiento have opened an annexe to the tourist office on Playa Grande to display Canarian crafts. Local artists and craftsmen will display ceramics, basketry, engravings and basket work. This month the exhibition will feature Canarian clothing and the machinery used to make it. Diving Station In…

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