Monday, 16 January 2017
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BURNS SUPPER: 28 JANUARYThe Saint Andrew’s Society of the Algarve will be holding its Burns Supper at the Restaurante Ponte Romana in Silves on Saturday 28 January 2017.

Starting at 7 pm guests will be greeted at the entrance by the lusty playing of our piper Malcolm MacGillivray.  We will start off with a bubbly reception before sitting down to enjoy dinner with MacSween’s haggis, tatties and neeps as the main course. For non-believers grilled chicken will be available if ordered in advance. The meal will be accompanied by wine and perhaps even some amber mead! 

Art ExhibitionArt Exhibition at Museu do Trajo, Sao Brás. Opens Jan 14th at 7pm.

The exhibition will run from Monday to Sunday 14h00 to 17h00, until March 6th 2017

7th Edition of Adega Mayor Tournament at Boavista - Jan 28thAdega Mayor Golf Tournament has been held at Boavista Golf Resort since 2010 and it’s already a classic amongst golfers.

Being played in one of the most charismatic and unspoiled Golf Courses of the Algarve, the Tournament is a must go, with great prizes offered by the sponsors and a very warm and relaxed atmosphere that makes the event a one-of-a-kind.

afpop and euroFINESCO IRS Tax SeminarsFor the 21st consecutive year the afpop Tax Seminars have been arranged in association with euroFinesco and will take place at the end of January and beginning of February 2017. These seminars come at a very opportune time for all those who are obliged to issue a tax declaration in Portugal for the past tax year (2016) and for 2017 and future years.

“Back To Broadway” with The Sao Lourenco Singers - Jan 20thThe São Lourenço Singers, an Algarve based community chorus, presents “Back To Broadway”, an evening of Broadway Musicals under the musical direction of Joyce Whitelaw at the piano.
The 1 hour Program includes selections from the musicals, Brigadoon, West Side Story, South Pacific, Guys and Dolls and many more.

Explore a lesser known AlgarvePromoted by Oficina Bartolomeu dos Santos, Tavira with the support of the Algarve 365 Programme 'Alquimia – Cultural Itinerancies' is a cultural proposal born of the will to explore a lesser known Algarve and develop a different kind of tourism.

Four distinct programs will be taking place between now and May 2017, under the motto of the four elements – Fire | Air | Earth | Water – we propose experiences of proximity, enjoyment and learning. Through gastronomy, artistic production and a contextualized recognition of the natural and cultural heritage we wish to provide a different sense of place.

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Scared of Shakespeare? Puzzled by Poetry? - 5 week course about Hamlet, starts on 9 January 2017Birkenhead-born writer, David Roberts has a passion for shipyards and literature. A mix of metal, blood and tears came to mind as we talked about his life and the literature course he has been teaching in the Algarve. I had seen the course advert at São Brás de Alportel Museum, and I had it in the back of my mind to find out more.

AHASee details of upcoming events from Algarve History Association. CLICK HERE to view details.