Wednesday, 26 April 2017
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The Hunt is on for a new Musical DirectorA new Musical Director? Yes, unfortunately our current MD will leave Portugal in April next year leaving us without a leader to continue her good work.

Who are we? We are Bella A Cappella, the only Barbershop Chorus in Portugal.  We are based in the Algarve.
Every Tuesday we have our rehearsal evening in the beautiful Lagar in Moncarapacho.

British Ambassador Mrs Kirsty Hayes lays a wreath on Remembrance SundayA Chelsea Pensioner, resplendent in his familiar scarlet uniform, was among the guests at a Remembrance Day Service at St. Luke’s Church, Palhagueira Village, Gorjões earlier this month.

Military veteran Gordon Sanders was joined in the wreath-laying ceremony by Mrs Kirsty Hayes, Her Majesty’s Ambassador to the Portuguese Republic and Philip Ladbrook, on behalf of the Portugal Royal British Legion’s Algarve Branch.

Learn the art of Life Drawing in OlhãoEach Thursday morning a small and dedicated group meet to study and draw their responses to the male or female nude.
The poses are short so they have to work fast.

A review of 'Talking Heads', the recent Algarveans productionThe following review was written by David Butler-Cole, a long-standing Algarve resident. He is a playwright and theatre director who has been involved in the arts here on the Algarve for many years.

EAT YOUR HEART OUT MAGGIE SMITH !

Quinta dos Vales’ Open Door event overcomes the competition of football and electionsDespite some minor interruptions in the form of early October rain, the 13th edition of Quinta dos Vales’ “Open Door” was once again a resounding success. Although there were noticeably fewer Portuguese faces in attendance than usual, because of the elections and three important football matches, the turnout exceeded expectations.

The strong interest of the Algarvian and Lisbon foreign community brought the visitor count once again above the magical number of 2.000 despite the strong “competition”.

CHOS3NA UK-based Gospel trio who performed in aid of people in need in the Algarve is now asking the Algarve to support them.

In December 2013, Lagoa Christian Fellowship invited the Midlands UK based Gospel trio ‘Chos3n’ to help with the Ministry’s outreach to the homeless and needy in the area.
The trio performed for one night at the Teatro Mascarenhas Gregorio in Silves, accompanied by Filarmónicas Silves and other local artists. All proceeds from the event went directly to support people in need in the Algarve.

Álvaro de Campos 125th AnniversaryA celebration of Álvaro de Campos will take place in Tavira from 8th to 25th October 2015. One of the organisers of the programme, Tela Leao, kindly agreed to an interview. The recorded interview explores why this character is of relevance to Tavira, Portugal, what artistic activities will take place and who is involved in the events.

NEW Kids Club at São Brás de AlportelThere is a critical age to develop movements and agility, which can not be developed later in life with the same results. The Os Espigadotes club for children run by with Master Ricardo and Susana Alho can literally encourage your child toward a sporting life, and also gain appreciable gains in concentration and teamwork.
All of this in a fun and friendly environment.

If you want to give your children the best tools to win don't miss this opportunity, and take your son or daughter to try a workout.

Every Tuesday and Thursday  from 17:30 at the São Brás de Alportel football pitch.

T: 289 841 439
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