Monday, 24 July 2017
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British ConsulateFrom 1st May 2015 telephone numbers for the British Consulates in Portugal are changing. If you need assistance, consular staff can be contacted throughout the week on 21 392 4000 for the British Consulate in Lisbon, and 282 490750 for the British Vice Consulate in Portimao.

Our Consular team in Portugal is available to provide assistance Monday to Friday, from 9.00 am to 4.30pm. In an out of hours emergency these numbers will also connect you to the Foreign Office in London, where consular assistance is provided 24 hours a day, 365 days a year.

Prize-winning artist at Galeria Côrte-Real - Gregory Mason Synonymous with the Algarve coast – Gregory Mason paints dramatic sea and sky-scapes. A prize-winning artist at the ‘Applied Art Open Exhibition’ in the UK, his work can be seen exclusively in Portugal at Galeria Côrte-Real near Paderne. 

As always, only bright sunshine during Quinta dos Vales’ “Open Door”Despite heavy rains during the days before the event, Quinta dos Vales’ visitors were greeted at the “Open Door 12” with beautiful sunshine.

Last Sunday approximately 3,500 visitors strolled through the grounds of the estate, enjoying numerous dance and music events, both on the panoramic terrace above the sculpture garden as well as in the newly opened “Cave de Bacchus”. They also viewed and participated in art and handicraft workshops, new sculpture-paintings, several live paintings and ceramic works of befriended artists.

bonellieagleAlgarve Nature Week starts this Saturday and runs until April 19

The event brings together more than fifty tourism companies with special offers on 90 outdoor activities.

British Legion Events Across The AlgarveThe Portugal Branch of the British Legion is holding events across the Algarve later this month and into May.

These are open to everybody who appreciates the work of the British Legion and Britain’s armed forces, not just to retired military personnel, a significant number of whom live on the Algarve.

Yes, Life is about learning to dance in the RainThere were angels in Almancil on Friday 27 March when local artist Uschi Kuhn held the first ever public exhibition of her paintings.
The theme of the paintings was angels and in addition to the paintings Uschi has written a book, again with an angel theme entitled ‘Yes, Life is about learning to dance in the Rain’.

Guardian Angels - Art Exhibition and book launchOn 27 March 2015 at 6pm, Uschi Kuhn will open an exhibition with paintings of her Guardian Angels. Simultaneously, a book will be presented that tells the story of the angels.
Uschi Kuhn has dedicated her book and paintings to all women in the world. The female power is very important for peace on this planet.

Seniors Fitness Boot CampAre you unhappy with your current fitness levels? Are you unhappy with your body shape and flexibility? Do you struggle to do normal everyday things?

Would you like to do something about it? And are you over 55?

If the answer to these questions is YES, then this package will be good for you!