South Murcia News August 2017

Tel 968 493 285 – Sat Market
Every Sunday – Antique & Collectable Market near the Railway Station. From 10am

Thursday 3rd August – Free Concert – Javier Guerra Contraband @ Auditorio Infanta Elena. 10pm

Saturday 5th August – Free Guided Tour of Historic Aguilas (in Spanish) – 11am from Tourist Office

Saturday 5th August – 5km Spume Fun Run & Disco 7pm

Saturday 5th August – Summer Festival in Plaza Antonio Cortijos (various artistes) 11€ in advance/15€ on door. Doors open 7pm. Music 11pm

Saturday 5th August – Moonlit Guided Tour of Molino Sagrera 9.30pm. 8€ (5€ children 5-14yrs). Pre-book at Tourist Office

Thursday 10th August – Free Jazz Concert Ada Cruz Quartet @ Auditorio Infanta Elena. 9pm

Friday 11th (Gala) & Saturday 12th (Parade) August – Summer Carnival

Sunday 13th August – Clan en Vivo – figures from Spanish TV @ Plaza Antonio Cortijos. 16€ - Doors open 8pm/Show 9pm

Thursday 17th August – Free Rock Concert Alman Cave @ Auditorio Infanta Elena. 10pm

Friday 18th August – Family Circus Tuberias 9€. 9pm

Sunday 20th August – Free Railways Guided Tour 10am. Pre-book at Tourist Office

Wednesday 23rd August – Free Opera Mythdea @ Auditorio Infanta Elena. 10pm

Thursday 24th August – Free Concert Alegria en Las Ondas @ Auditorio Infanta Elena. 10pm

Saturday 26th August – Moonlit Guided Tour & Astronomy of Castillo de San Juan 9.30pm. 8€ (children 5-14yrs 5€)

Saturday 26th August – Revolver Concert Carlos Vudu & Clan Jukebox in Plaza Antonio Cortijos. 15€ (20€ at door) 10.30pm. Doors open 9.30pm

Thursday 31st August – Free Jazz Concert Imule Jazz Session @ Auditorio Infanta Elena. 10pm

Alhama de Murcia
Tel 968 633 512 – Tues Market
Bienal Photographic Exhibition @ Museo Arquelogico Los Baños. Until 31st August

Every Tuesday in August – Free 45min Tour of Archaelogical Museum Los Baños in Spanish. 11am
Free Folk Concerts - 10pm
Wednesday 2nd August – Plazas de las Americas
Wednesday 9th August – Jardin de Palmeral
Wednesday 30th August – Jardin San Cristobal

Thursday 3rd & 17th August – 1½hr Tour of Alhama Castle 3€ (children 2€)

Friday 4th August – Free Youth Concert – Green Haya & Samsara @ Plazas de las Americas

Thursday 24th August – Free Theatrical Tour of Alhama 9pm from Tourist Office. Pre-booking essential

Tel 968 441 914 - Thurs Market
Free Open Air Cinema in Spanish – 10pm @ Plaza del Calderon
Tuesday 1st August – Passengers (over 7yrs)
Tuesday 8th August – Zona Hostil (over 12yrs)
Tuesday 15th August – Noche Real (over 7yrs)
Tuesday 22nd August – Cien Años de Perdon (over 12yrs)
Tuesday 29th August – Mascotas (family audience)

Every Day in August - Visit Lorca Castle – open until 8.30pm every evening. 5€ (children 4€) Café open.

Every Tues-Sat (except 10th Aug) – Tour in English with Tapas 7pm Tour of Castle & 8.30pm Tour of Jewish Quarter – 18€ (children 4€ plus price of tapas)

Every Day in August - Theatrical Guided Visit of Castle – Family fun from 12.30pm – 13€ (children 5-12yrs 7€)

Friday 11th August – The Night of the Perseidas – See the Meteor Shower pass over Lorca Castle from 9.30pm until midnight when the Flamenco music starts. 8€ (children 5-12yrs 4€). Food & drink not included.

Saturday 12th August – Free Guided Tour of Historical Lorca in Spanish. 11am from Tourist Office. Booking essential.

Friday 1st September – Zoo Cabaret & BBQ – food 9pm/show 11pm – 22€ (show only 10€)

Tel 968 594 426 – Sat Market
The Library in Puerto De Mazarrón Expands Opening Hours During Summer Months
Until September 20th, the library will remain open until 9pm
Located in Avenida Costa Cálida, opening hours will be:
Monday to Friday 8.30am-2pm & 4pm-9pm

From now until 31st August, the following beaches: Mojón, Alamillo, Rihuete, Puerto-Rihuete, Puerto, La Isla Beach, Bahia, La Reya, La Pava, Nares, Castellar 1, Castellar 2, Bolnuevo Camping, Bolnuevo Centre, Bolnuevo Oasis and Percheles will be manned by life guards. There will also be a communications operator, three coordinators and two nurses, 2 jet skis, two boats, 16 rescue karts and 4 transport vehicles.

Free Guided Tours in Mazarrón area.
Visit the Tourist Office or for full details of all tours.

Youth Summer Camp In Nerpio to 6th August
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.

Free Open-Air Cinema @ Playa de la Isla, Mazarrón
Wednesday 2nd August – Rocky Balbao
Monday 7th August – Kung Fu Panda 3
Wednesday 9th August – Intocable
Monday 14th August – ET
Wednesday 16th August – Gran Torino
Monday 21st August – Los Becarios
Wednesday 23rd August – Shutter Island
Monday 28th August – Madagascar 3
Wednesday 30th August – El Caballero Oscuro

Saturday 19th August – Artisan Market on Paseo in Puerto de Mazarrón until midnight.

Saturday 19th August - 5km Spume Fun Run & Disco in Calle Parque de Doñana 7pm

Open Water Swimming Competition in Bolnuevo – 17th September
300 swimmers will compete in three races; 1.5km, 4km & 8.5km 9am.
To register, go to

Puerto Lumbreras
Tel 968 436 153
Every Wednesday and Saturday Visit 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.

Medina Nogalte Castle & Cave Houses
Free entry without guide: Fri/Sat/Sun in August 7pm-10pm & Thurs 8pm-11pm
Booking and more information at Tourist Office

Every weekend in August - Nocturnal Tours of Medina Nogalte – 3€ (children under 10yrs with adult) 8.30pm from first cave house. Book at Tourist Office.

Tel 968 418 153 – Wed Market

Fiesta in El Pareton – 11th – 16th August

Saturdays & Sundays in August - Guided Visit to La Bastida 3.40€ 9am/7pm. Book at Tourist Office