South Murcia News June 2017


Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market

Every Sunday – Antique & Collectable Market near the Railway Station. From 10am

Sunday 4th June– Free Guided Theatrical Tour - 10.30am - Booking essential from Tourist Office (small cost to enter Castle). Quite a trek up to the Castle.

Sunday 10th & 18th June – Free Ruta del Ferrocarril (Railway Route) in Spanish - 10am from Monumento de Ferrocarril – booking essential

Saturday 17th June – Heroes a humorous take-off of 3 War Veterans @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 9pm 14€ (10€ discount). Tickets from Archaeological Museum.

Thursday 23rd June – Murcia Symphony Orchestra @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 9pm 15€

Saturday 24th June – Free Guided Tour of Historic Aguilas (in Spanish) – 11am from Tourist Office

Sunday 25th June – 1½hr Free Guided Tour of Historic Aguilas
(in English) 11am from Tourist Office

Friday 30th June – Aguilas Jazz Band @ Auditorio Infanta Elena 9.30pm 10€

Alhama de Murcia
Tel 968 633 512 – Tues Market

The Municipal Swimming Pool is open until the end of August.

Saturday 1st June to Sunday 30th June - Flying Mammals Workshop & Exhibition in Sierra Espuña
Learn about the many species of bats that live in the Murcia region. The Ricardo Codorniu Visitor Centre is open Tues-Thurs & Sun 9am-3.30pm and Fri & Sat 9am-3.30pm and 5pm-8pm.

Saturday 3rd June – Free 45 min Guided Tour of Thermal Baths in Spanish - 11am

Saturday 3rd June – 14th Childrens' Folk Dancing @ Teatro Cine Velasco – 8.30pm Free entry

Sunday 4th June – Guided Walk to Sierra Espuña – Sierra del Noroeste to possibly see wildlife and prehistoric rock art. Booking at Tourist Office essential 3€ for over 10's. Under 18's must be accompanied by an adult.

Saturday 10th June – 1½hr Guided Visit to Alhama Castle 3€ (children 2€) – 11am from Archaeological Museum Los Baños. Booking essential.
Sunday 18th June – 90 min Free Theatrical Visit In Spanish –11am from Tourist Office. Best to pre-book.

Sunday 18th June – Artisan Market in La Feria Street.

Tel 968 441 914 - Thurs Market

Tel 968 594 426 – Sat Market
Free Guided Tours in Mazarrón area.
Visit the Tourist Office or for full details of all tours.

Blue Flag Beaches

Once again Mazarrón has achieved the highest accolade by winning 8 Blue Flags for the following beaches: Percheles, Rihuete, Puerto, Bahia, Nares, Grande-Castellar, Alamillo and El Mojón.

Football Campus For Children 6 To 15 Years

This activity is being organized by the Colegio Siglo XXI and FomSports from June 26th to July 1st.

The Sports Complex of Legua Media will host the Campus of Soccer and Tecnification of Goalkeepers and the Council of Mazarrón. The children who register will have the option to participate from 9am-2pm or 9am-8pm. There is a dining area and sports pool for all participants.

Youth Summer Camp In Nerpio From 31st July to 6th August

This activity is aimed at children and young people from 7 to 17 years. Information and registration at This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

The summer camp is one of the youth activities which is supported by many parents. Among the objectives it covers is the development of personal autonomy, coexistence outside the family environment and activities in the natural environment. The activity is held in the Camping Las Nogueras in Albacete, specializing in children's groups. Places are limited and the price is 255€ including full board accommodation in a hostel.

More information from the Department of Youth in the Municipal Sports Pavilion. Tel 968 591 810

Nono García Will Teach How to Paint With Watercolours

The workshop is aimed at students who will enjoy a creative weekend of painting. This is directed at unemployed people enrolled in the SEF, in possession of the title of graduate in ESO. It will last 450 hours and will end on 20th July. In total, there will be 370 theoretical hours and 80 non-work hours

Nono Garcia, born in Mula, will give classes in Casas Consistoriales from 10am-2pm. Nono García studied at the School of Plastic Arts in Murcia and among his most recent awards is the Montblanc Prize and his entry at the II International Biennial of Acuarela Fabriano. He designed the poster of Murcia Three Cultures in 2015 and the one of the Fair of Murcia in 2011.

Enrolment For Two New Summer Courses at The University Internacional del Mar In Mazarrón
Teamwork and productivity, cinema, literature and comics will be the theme of two training places. Registration remains open at its summer headquarters in Mazarrón.

The first of the courses will take place from 11th – 13th July and is entitled "Cinema, literature, comics, specialized texts: the phraseology surrounds us." It will be informative and open to the general public, although it is for translators and philologists, teachers of Spanish and foreign language, students of languages ​​and communicative studies and anyone interested in learning how the language works and discover its resources and potentialities. It will last 25 hours and is for maximum of 100 students. It will be directed by Arianna Alessandro and Elena Macías and will provide free setup credits and CRAU credits.

The second course will be held from 17th - 20th July and will focus on "Teamwork and productivity for personal and professional development". It will be directed by José Vicente Martínez and is directed at managers, professionals, students and anyone who wants to improve their personal productivity and or that of their work teams. It will last 25 hours and have a maximum of 50 students. Equally it will contribute credits of free configuration and CRAU.

More information and inscriptions at

Tel 968 423 902 – Wed Market
Saturday 17th June – Free Guided Tour Historical Totana 10.15am from Town Hall. Pre-booking essential