Multi-national Barbershop Chorus Bella A Cappella travelled to Malaga, Spain last week to compete in the "En Armomia" Convention organised by the Spanish Association of Barbershop Singers.
And guess what ? They came home with a Silver Medal! The groups quartet Cleftomania also competed and successfully achieved a Silver Medal too!!
On the 27th March, at the Recanto dos Mouros Restaurant in Silves, The Silver Mask Theatre Group treated us to the opening performance of their 2015 season. The stage management, the scenery and costume changes, together with the general logistics of the evening, ran like a well-oiled machine leaving the audience to relax and enjoy a performance of the highest quality. The entertainment consisted of a mix of eight short plays and monologues.
On Saturday the 14th of March the Algarve Senior Bikers made the most of the warm sunshine, and after meeting at São Brás de Alportel headed east to Castro Marim. Here, as it was Market Day and with roads closed, it was a case of park and walk for a coffee break near the castle. Time for a chat and to get to know the new members attending for the first time.
Below is a list of some of the Animal Associations and Groups incolved in the rescue and homing of Animals in the Algarve.
Please feel free to contact us if you would like to inform us of any errors to any listing below, or add an association of group that is not already listed.
On Thursday 19th February the members of the ASB were invited to the Faro Moto Clube for lunch.
Their superb facility caters for all the needs of motorcyclists which could be just a coffee and snack to a full lunch or even an overnight stay. During the morning organiser Mike Sanders took the group on a lovely ride through the hills from Boliqueime to Dogueno for a coffee break before returning south on the twisty road to Sao Bras de Alportel and on down to Faro arriving at the Faro club just in time for lunch.
The Saint Andrew’s Society of the Algarve duly held their Burns Supper at the Ponte Romana restaurant in Silves on Saturday 24 January. According to Society Chieftain Doug McAdam “The Supper was a resounding success with over 100 participants”.
The Intermunicipal Community of the Algarve - AMAL have signed last Wednesday the 21st January 2015, a protocol of collaboration with the association Safe Community Algarve. The purpose is to strengthen the cooperation between both entities in the prevention of crime and safety of the foreign resident.
In a region that sees itself as the country's main holiday destination for the local and foreign tourist, and with a foreign resident population of around 12 %, it is essential to value the need for self-protection measures with the aim to prevent risks, personal and collective and promote safer communities.
The Royal British Legion (Central Algarve Group) held their first luncheon meeting of 2015 at the Holiday Inn Armaçao de Pera on 21st January.
All 25 members and guests were warmly welcomed, and enjoyed exemplary service from the staff throughout the lunch.