Check at your local Tourist Office for full details of Events
Complying with safety distances and the use of masks and
hydroalcoholic gel is advised.
Cabo de Palos
Tel 968 128 800 – Market Wed
IV Literary Contest ‘Carthaginians and Romans Festivities’
Go to https://cartaginesesyromanos.es/for more information
Sport on the Beach
There will be Yoga, Pilates, Gymnastics, Aquagym and Zumba classes on fifteen beaches on the Cartagena coast: Isla Plana, La Azohía, El Portús, Cala Cortina, Los Urrutias, Los Nietos, Islas Menores, Mar de Cristal, Playa Honda, Playa Paraíso, Cabo de Palos, Cala del Pino, Entremares, Porto Bello and Galúa. All of them will be supervised by qualified teachers.
The municipal swimming pool of the Casa de la Juventud is open to the public as are the pools of Pozo Estrecho and La Aljorra. The groups range from 3 years to adulthood.
Municipal football, basketball, beach volleyball and handball schools are also being resumed. Check at the Tourist Office for more information.
Saturday 21st August – A stage of the Cycling Tour of Spain will run from Santa Pola to La Manga, traveling more than 90 kilometres through the municipality of Cartagena.
The National Museum of Underwater Archaeology (ARQVA)
Free Exhibition – ‘Mar Menor’ (until 15th Aug)
Family images. Common spaces by the audiovisual creator and preserver of domestic cinema Salvi Vivancos.
A collection of domestic films that were filmed in family settings over five decades, between 1950 and 1990.
Sun & hols 10am-3pm
Garden of ARQVA
Wednesday 4th August – I Will Always Love You with Ingrid Bergman 9.30pm
Register at museoarqueologico.cartagena.es
Paco Martín Auditorium
Thursday 12th August – I Extend My Hand to You
Iconic CantaJuego and their faithful friends, Coco, Pepe and Buby among other characters, display a show full of music, choreography, humour and energy that integrates young and old alike.
Tickets 17.60€-28.60€ from https://checkoutentradas.elcorteingles.es/
The Nights of the Salt
Thursday 19th August – Tribute Concert to Luis Miguel with Xandro Leima.
Friday 20th August – India Martínez 15€ 10.30pm
Saturday 21st August – Los Morancos 20€/30€/40€10.30pm
Sunday 22nd August – Wonderful World of Drilo (for younger audience) 5€9.30pm
Thursday 26th August – The spectacular dance of Los Vivancos 20€/30€/40€ 10.30pm
Friday 27th August – Laughter with the Comedy Nights by Jordi Sánchez and Xavier Deltell 15€ 10.30pm
Saturday 28th August – Queen Generation Tribute 15€10.30pm
Sunday 29th August – The Musical of Sleeping Beauty 5€10.30pm
Tickets and more information at www.auditoriopacomartin.compralaentrada.com
Teatro del Mar
Wednesday August 4th-Sunday 8th – The Port of Cartagena will host a summer theatre festival for 10€ with a season ticket available for the six plays for 40€.
Tickets from cartagena.cultura.com
Wednesday 4th August – Malnacido 9.30pm
In the province of Ourense in 1852, Manuel Blanco Romasanta was a serial murderer killing at least 13 people. During his trial, Romasanta tells the story of his life in which he suffered mistreatment and humiliation due to his natural condition and alleges that the crimes were carried out not by him, but by a wolf that lives inside him.
Thursday 5th August – For Them 9.30pm
An actress prepares a conference on Leonor de la Cueva y Silva and decides to turn this conference into a tribute to all women.
Friday 6th August – Glubs 8pm
Four crazy sailors appear apparently disoriented inland and their sole objective is to find a port to embark as soon as possible. In this humorous work the sailors will fish for sharks, meet crazy parrots and fight hilarious battles, dragging viewers through a cascade of crazy and absurd situations against the backdrop of the seductive world of the sea.
Friday 6th August – It’s My Hero 9.30pm
A single character, the hero, a demigod who maintains a conversation at all times with his father, the Olympian Zeus, will lead to the protagonist’s own conflict.
Saturday 7th August – Clowns 9.30pm
A mother of two girls, begins a journey with them to try to hide from a monstrous creature, possibly a dragon; a dragon that chases them.
Sunday 8th August – Coriolano 9.30pm
The play begins with a scene of class struggle, where the Roman people have started a revolt demanding wheat, because the Roman leaders live in opulence while the people live in utter misery. The tragedy revolves around the semi-legendary figure of Gaius Marcio Coriolano, a brilliant Roman general who, after a campaign against the Volsco people who threatened Rome, is placed in the position of choosing between remaining firm in his ideas, or renouncing them in order to be able to reach the highest levels of power in Rome.
El Batel, Cartagena
There will be performances of concerts, theatre, humour, monologues and magic, offering a vibrant cultural life during the summer season.
Friday 6th August – Rufus T. Firefly will present new songs from his next album.
Saturday 7th August – Cristian de Moret, another of those artistes touched by the magic wand of genius, will present a unique project with Flamenco art fused with Rock and Electronics.
Friday 13th August – will feature a double concerts with Guadalupe Plata and Bigote Chino.
Saturday 14th August – Guadalupe Plata will also be represented with Antilópez.
Friday 20th August – the versatile Maren will perform her songs.
Saturday 21st August – Rock will be the protagonist, with another double concert with Los Fusiles and Los Bengala.
Friday 27th August – A family show, Olimplaff, will be performed with three actors, through gestural language, clown and pantomime to delight all, especially the little ones.
Saturday 28th August – The closing show will be the last of the double concerts of Izaro and Amateur.
To this extensive programme of the ‘Xtraordinary Nights’ is added that of ‘Los Veranos de El Batel’, which will be held in different rooms of the auditorium. The protagonists of these evenings will be: the comedians, Martita de Grana and Goyo Jiménez; the JOSCT Big Band and Friends, who will have as guest vocalists: Arde Bogota, Nunatak, Ayoho, Karmacadabra and Rio Viré; the work of Anfritión de Molier, starring: Pepón Nieto, Toni Acosta, Fele Martínez and Paco Tous among others. Magic will also fill the auditorium with the show Efímero, by Jorge Blass. Desmontando a Seneca will also be there with Jorge Javier Vázquez as the protagonist.
Tickets can be purchased at www.auditorioelbatel.es or at the auditorium ticket offices.
Tel 868 049 941/692 925 970 – Market Tues
Until Saturday 7th August – Flamenca Festival
Market Tues & Sat (Los Narejos)
Saturday 28th August – Bonnie Tyler @ Polydeportivo 9pm
Tickets 25€ from
Tel 968 172 041 – Market Wed & Thurs
San Javier Squalos Rugby @ Rugby field,PDM Sports Ground
Men Tues & Thurs 8.30-10.30pm
Women Tues & Thurs 10.00-11.30pm
12-18yrs Tues & Thurs 7.30-9.00pm
6-10yrs Thurs 6pm-7pm & Sat 10am-11am
Aeronautical Museum – Visit this museum with photographs and videos showing various items relating to the Spanish Military Air Force.
Call 968 582 107 to arrange group visits
Every Monday – HAH Help at Home Table Top Sale @ La Zona Bar 10am-1pm
Every Monday – Friendship Group @ The Garden Bar & Lounge 11am
Santiago de Ribera – 968 571 704 – Market Wed
San Pedro del Pinatar
Tel 968 182 301 – Market Mon & Thurs (Lo Pagan)
Free Turtle Tours
Tuesdays & Fridays in August 11.30am-1pm
More details from Las Salinas Visitors Centre
Tel 968 579 937 – Market Thurs (Balsicas) & Sat (Dolores)