Saturday, 24 June 2017
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AHA News and EventsAll the news and information regarding June Events from Algarve History Association.

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Father Mark Wilson; Angela Kean, Father Rob Kean, Padre Ze ManuelSt Vincent’s Church, Praia da Luz is flourishing. Despite over two years of interregnum our church family continues to grow. So it was with great joy we celebrated the licensing of our new permanent priest, Father Robert (Rob) Kean.

The service was led by the Archdeacon of Gibraltar, The Reverend Canon Geoffrey Johnston, with Father Mark Wilson, Chaplain of our Central and Eastern congregations, Reader Bob Kelly and Padre Zé Manuel, Roman Catholic priest in Luz, in attendance. Father Geoff said it was indeed a day for celebration and joy at the new ministry of Father Rob and reminded us that Jesus enjoyed a celebration: his first miracle was turning water into wine at a wedding in Cana.

'Kindertransport' - Get involved in the Algarveans next productionThe Algarveans Experimental Theatre group’s choice of play for the autumn production has frequently been in the top 10 most-performed productions by amateur theatre groups in recent years. 

Kindertransport by Diane Samuels tells the story of a young German Jewish girl, Eva, who is sent by her parents on the Kindertransport to start a new life with a foster family in Britain just before the outbreak of World War II. Over forty years later she has changed her name to Evelyn and denied her roots but when her own daughter discovers some old letters and photos in the attic, Eva is forced to confront the truth about who she really is and reveal a dark secret that she has done everything to keep hidden.

Art exhibition at Museu do Trajo, São Brás - May 13th to July 3rdAn exhibition of work by Alyson Sheldrake, Patty den Boer and Lídia de Almeida opens on Saturday 13th May at the Museu do Trajo, São Brás de Alportel from 19h00.

The exhibition runs until July 3rd.

24 hours at Teatro das FigurasMUSIC | THEATER | DANCE | GAMES | NEW CIRCUS | POETRY | AND MUCH MORE!

Teatro das Figuras is preparing itself to be invaded for 24 hours by the most diverse contemporary expressions of the performing arts, with the realization of the first edition of the event 24 Horas Figuras.

All information about prices, reservations and sales online is available on the website


Easter Festival at Golf Santo AntonioGolf Santo António, at Parque da Floresta, held their Easter Festival between 14th and 17th April, consisting of a combination of events, Texas Scramble, Pairs Better Ball, Dubai and Am Am competitions.

The final day included a prize giving dinner party, which filled the Clubhouse Spike Restaurant and prizes were awarded to the winners. After the dinner Golf Santo António provided live entertainment and those in attendance danced the night away to the magnificent sound of ‘The Links’…

GNR officer swaps Loulé for Gwent - find out how he got onAlmancil International Rotary Club (AIRC) has, for the first time, sponsored a GNR officer to spend time with a police force in the UK.  Freddie Fragoso was recommended by AIRC Chair of Community Services Peter Hinze to represent his unit at the Loulè GNR station by spending 4 days with Heddlu Gwent (Gwent Police) in Wales staying with Gaynor and Colin Hart in Nelson, a small town in the Rhymney Valley.  Colin is a retired Police Officer and Gaynor is a serving Detective Sergeant.