Thursday, 24 July 2014
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Horse & Hound 2014 - Jul 27Come and join in and have fun at Pinetrees on SUNDAY 27 JULY starting at 16.00h and help fund raise to assist animal charities:

1. To help with costs of spaying, Associação dos Amigos dos Animais Abandonados de Loulé (AAAA de Loulé) - São Francisco de Assis Dogs Home.
2. To assist the work carried out by Their Voice Portugal, a charity dedicated to rescuing horses in need, rehabilitating them and finding new homes. Funds will be used to supply equipment, medications and food.

Paul ReesAn Evening with Paul Rees at Bela Romão Croquet Club on Friday August 1st. Born in London, brought up in Surrey, Paul Rees studied marketing at the University of Newcastle upon Tyne, worked in various marketing positions in the consumer, luxury and electrical goods industries, and then in fundraising for various charity organisations for ten years.

He has lived variously in London, Sussex, Berkshire, Surrey, Argyllshire, Pembrokeshire, and Northamptonshire. He was in Portugal for 2 years in the mid-80s and again full time from 2003, building family sized villas and involved in other property development and business interests including algarvedailynews.

Philip Jackson CVO DL MA FRBS FRSAArtcatto has selected the works of sculptor Philip Jackson CVO DL MA FRBS FRSA to show at their Summer Exhibition and PechaKucha this July. 

Jackson is one of England's most commissioned artists, having been contracted by royalty and the British government. His works include the figure of the late Queen Elizabeth, the Queen Mother for her National Monument in The Mall, which was unveiled by HM The Queen in 2009, The RAF Bomber Command in Green Park, London, The Gurkha Monument in Horse Guards Avenue, The Young Mozart in Orange Square, The Chelsea Pensioner outside the Royal Hospital, Chelsea and the giant figure of Bobby Moore in front of the new Wembley Stadium.

1st Anniversary Concert by Orquestra Clássica do Sul - Aug 2The Conrad Algarve and the board of the Algarve Music Association have the honour to present the 1st Anniversary Concert from the Orquestra Classica do Sul, on the 2nd of August at the Conrad Algarve.

A memorable event that will take place at the Dado Pool island, starting with a welcome cocktail, followed by the orchestra performance, and a four-course dinner with creations from the Executive Chef Andrew McGie, including wine pairing with a premium selection from our Head Sommelier António Lopes.

Art ExhibitionTo celebrate its 15th anniversary Private Gallery will join in Conrad Algarve for the first time in a unique event involving five of the most important portuguese contemporary artists: Graça Morais, Guilherme Parente, José de Guimarães, Manuel Cargaleiro and Rogério Timóteo.


Help re-unite lost and missing pets with their owners. The photo to the left is the most recently reported missing pet in the Algarve.


Activity Algarve Bike Rides

A welcome change from the usual sunshine and heat on Saturday as we headed out from Paderne down to Armaçao de Pera with some cloud cover.

Freakish weather for the Algarve in July, we even had a heavy rain shower after the ride for about 10 minutes!  Back to normal on Sunday again, as we headed out from Algoz

Orquestra Clássica do SulVILA VITA Parc presents, once again, a cultural event open to everyone wishing to enjoy an unforgettable summer evening, on the 24th July, at 19:00h.

The “Orquestra Clássica do Sul” (Classic Orchestra of the South), conducted by maestro John Avery, will perform an open-air Summer Concert in the beautiful gardens of the resort, interpreting some of the great movie classics, such as “The Big Country”, “Titanic” and “Mamma Mia”, amongst many others.