Sunday 27th November – Artisan Market 10am-2pm
If the 17th Century had been something of a disaster for Murcia, there were signs at its end of the situation improving. Unfortunately, the beginning of the next century reversed the optimism when Murcia was thoroughly caught up in what was effectively Europe's first great modern war – The War of Spanish Succession.
The Poppy Appeal is well under way and you can find poppies and collection boxes in bars, restaurants & shops in the Mazarrón district and beyond. Remembrance Day (11th November) is on a Friday, when many choose to observe 2 minutes silence at 11am (midday local time) as a mark of respect for the fallen.
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Although the 'modern' Kingdom of Murcia was established at the time of the Christian Reconquest in the mid-13th Century, the early years were by no means straightforward. The City of Murcia had finally established its precedence over Cartagena in the second half of the 12th Century, but there were conflicts between Castile and Aragon, while the period saw in-migration from the north to replace the Moors who had left by Christian settlers.
Every market stall or supermarket has plenty of peaches or similar fruit at this time of year.