South Murcia News July 2017

Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market

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

Sunday 2nd July – 3 hour Free Guided Theatrical Tour in Spanish - 10.30am - Booking essential from Tourist Office (small cost to enter Castle). Quite a trek up to the Castle.

Thursday 6th July – La Luna Musical Show – 9pm @ Auditorio Infanta Elena. 5€

Friday 7th July (3€ including beer/soft drink) & Saturday 8th 18€ (15€ if paid in advance) – 2nd Aguilas Rock Festival 7pm @ Plaza de Antonio Cortijos
Contact Aguilas Tourist Office for full details.

Saturday 8th & 29th July – Free Guided Tour of Historic Aguilas (in Spanish) – 11am from Tourist Office

Saturday 15th July – Puro Hip-Hop Festival @ Plaza de Antonio Cortijos 12pm
Tickets 15€ (10€ if paid in advance)
Full details from Tourist Office

Saturday 29th July – Vanessa Martin 25€
Check with Tourist Office for more information on venue and times.

Alhama de Murcia
Tel 968 633 512 – Tues Market
Bienal Photographic Exhibition @ Museo Arquelogico Los Baños. From 7th July until 31st August

Monday 10th July - Working Camp @ Archaelogical site Cerro del Castillo Las Paleras
Registration essential at Casa Cultura

Tel 968 441 914 - Thurs Market
Saturday 1st & 15th & 22nd July – Free Guided Tour of Historical Lorca in Spanish.
8.30pm from Tourist Office

Tendencias Lorca Summer Fest 2017 @ Lorca Castle. There will be a free mini-bus from Convento de la Merced up to the Castle. This concert is by 'invitation'. Full information from Tourist Office.

Friday 7th July – Free Concert @ Lorca Castle – Los Secretos – 11pm

Friday 21st July – Loquillo & Los Marañones @ Lorca Castle – 11pm – 22€-27€

Saturday 22nd July – Miguel Poveda (Flamenco) @ Lorca Castle – 11pm – 22€-27€

Friday 28th July – Chambao & Muchachito Bombo Infierno @ Lorca Castle – 11pm – 22€-27€

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

20th – 22nd July – El Muelle Music Festival @ Puerto de Mazarrón
Thurs 22nd – Siempre Asi & El Luiso
Fri 21st – Duo Dinamico
Sat 22nd – M-Clan, Rosendo, Los Zigarros & Carlos Zudu
Tickets from 22€ from Tourist Office

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 and 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. 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 – until 20th July
The workshop is directed at unemployed people enrolled in the SEF, in possession of the title of graduate in ESO. 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.

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.

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 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

Puerto Lumbreras

Tel 968 436 153
Every Wednesday and Saturday evening visit the Astronomical Observatory Station 10pm
1 hour including a walk along astronomical route (take torch!)
2.50€ (children under 10 years free). Booking at Tourist Office.

Sat 15th & Sun 16th/Sat 29th & Sun 30th July – Tour of Medina Nogalte Castle & Cave Houses in Spanish – 8.30pm
3€ (children under 10 years free & groups of 25 or more 2€pp)
Free entry without guide: Fri/Sat/Sun 7pm-10pm & Thurs 7pm-11pm
Booking and more information at Tourist Office

Tel 968 423 902 – Wed Market
Saturday 15th July – 5km Road Race – 9pm from Plaza de la Constitucion (7.30pm for 350mtr run, 7.45pm 400mtr, 8pm 700mtr, 8.15pm 1,300mts & 9pm 1,500mtr)
Booking essential before 13th July. Full details from Tourist Office.

Saturday 22nd July – Free Guided Tour Historical Totana 10.15am from Town Hall. Pre-booking essential