Wednesday, 26 April 2017
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sardinesGood news for those that need a financial nudge to visit the Olhão Seafood Festival this August, the ticket prices have gone down to just €5 for the first three days and €8 for the last three as there are top performers booked.
 
The 9th to the 14th of August sees one of the city parks transformed into a seafood and music venue with the Ria Formosa as a backdrop.

oilgungeThe Algarve’s Communist party is organising a public session in Faro on the 'big oil debate.'

"Oil and gas in the Algarve: study, assess, consider, decide,' will be held at the Clube Farense in the Algarvian capital on July 8th, at 21:30 hours, organised by the directorate of the regional Communist Party.

St Patrick’s Society annual Bloomsday CelebrationOn Thursday 16th June a small contingent from St Patrick’s Society of the Algarve travelled to Lisbon for the annual Bloomsday Celebration. On this day every year the Irish Association (Lisbon) and the Lisbon Players act out scenes from James Joyce’s world famous book, Ulysses. 

ASB Organiser David Shirley congratulates Ludwig and Kilian on completion of their epic ride from GermanyOn Tuesday 14th June David Shirley, in his capacity of Group Organiser the Algarve Senior Bikers, was asked to verify the arrival of brothers Kilian and Ludvig Hein in the Algarve, who completed a ride through all weathers from Germany via France and Spain to arrive in the Algarve in brilliant sunshine.

Almancil rider Irina Rodrigues, representing APPC FaroAfter selection by their respective schools, 16 riders represented the Algarve competing in Lisbon on June 2nd for the Championship in Special Olympics Equestrian, for riders with learning difficulties.

More than 70 riders from throughout Portugal congregated at the Sociedade Hipíca in Campo Grande for a fun but challenging day. Well trained horses were supplied by the GNR, complete with an officer in charge of each horse, for the trainers to select the most suitable ride for their pupils.

St. Patrick’s Society Monthly WalkMonchique River - May 28th, 2016. The day promised to be wet and fortunately didn’t deliver.  The storm clouds and accompanying rain passed over before the 10am start time, and at 5 past 17 walkers set off in sunshine for a most enjoyable 2hrs walk which took in cork forests, black pig breeding smallholdings, a roman road and aquaduct, and a communal laundry house.  

Yoga ClassesLaura Medler, Yoga Teacher and Life Alignment Therapist, offers private and group Yoga sessions in the São Brás de Alportel, Almancil  and Quinta do Lago  areas of the Algarve.

The Art of Stained GlassGlass Act Studio runs classes in the art of Stained Glass, where you can learn how to make stained glass sun catchers, mirrors, small windows, and mosaics.

We also gladly accept  commissioned pieces, just contact us to discuss your requirements.