Thursday, 23 March 2017
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New Orleans Jazz Band The New Orleans Jazz Band is Back at Tavira Garden on Saturday 1 April at 6 pm. After 2 sell-out concerts, I am delighted that the band returns to Tavira for what could become a new regular slot.

The New Orleans Jazz Band was formed in 1998 by a group of international jazz musicians, all now living in the Algarve.

Artwaysart - Art Exhibition opens March 11thThe works of an artist group in the Algarve and Alentejo will be exhibited from March 11th to May 8th 2017, at the Museu do Trajo, São Brás.

Artists include Els van der Laan, Joke van der Sreen, Ben Helmink, Annie Daenens, Henk de Vries and Anna Knoop.

Happy 10th birthday to the Banda Filarmónica - Mar 25thIt’s always a good idea to make sure there are plenty of people to sing Happy Birthday to you at your celebrations. To this end the Banda Filarmónica de São Brás de Alportel have joined up with an entire choir for the Sound and Song celebratory concert on Saturday 25th March: sharing the stage with the Band will be the Coro dos Amigos, the choir based at the Museu de São Brás.

violinThe FIMA 2017- Festival Internacional de Música do Algarve presents “Ode to Joy” with the Orquestra Clássica do Sul directed by Rui Pinheiro, its titular conductor.

In this inaugural concert we have a program that presents the absolute debut of "Eu.Rope" by Luís Soldado, OCS associated composer, in which piece the author makes a reflection on what it means to be European in a globalised world, as well as on how Europe will have to look to its cultural and intellectual heritage in order to reinvent itself.

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



The church  of Sta CatarinaOpening Saturday March 4th with cocktails at 18:00 hrs.

After her successful winter-exhibition in restaurante Aquarelle in Almancil, Will Kellermann was invited by owner Loris Stabilé to make a new springtime exhibition.

Surf Experience hits a quarter of a century!Where did that go ??!! A Quarter of a century of surf, sardines, Sagres, stroking, salty bits and basically meeting incredible people. We are hereby cordially inviting everyone to and join us on 20th May.


Whilst celebrating we are bringing together the community and clients alike to mix Celebration with Charity and Ocean Awareness, BUT if you have a minute we need help from you RIGHT HERE.

Karma chameleon?You may have seen that this week the case of the rare chameleon will be taken to court in Loulé.

It appears that there is an extremely rare chameleon living on one of the islands in the Ria Formosa that 'improvers' wish to improve by knocking down houses. By an extraordinary coincidence there is a chameleon in the cast of Aperitivo’s latest play Paradise Island, which, amazing though it might seem, is also about an island where unscrupulous developers wish to knock down houses.