Due to the Coronavirus, please check with your local Tourist Office or other contacts for up-to-date information on all events in May.
Cabo de Palos – Market Sun
Saturdays in May – Maritime Heritage and Sustainable Development 12pm
The activities include interesting conferences about natural and cultural heritage, the values of fishing (its present and its future) and tourist, social and cultural projects. There will also be talks by different experts in Calblanque, the coves of Cabo de Palos in the archaeological and architectural environment. There will also be a guided boat trip to the Marine Reserve. The headquarters and starting point of all activities will be from the SubUp Hostel in Cabo de Palos.
Tel 968 128 810
Cartagena – www.cartagena.es – Tel 968 128 800 – Market Wed
XI Art Festival Mucho Más Mayo May 8thth
Projects selected by a committee will become part of the festival programme. The motto for 2020 is ‘Before the collapse. Art and climatic emergency’.
May 21strd – V National Amateur Theatre Competition @ Teatro Apollo Circus, El Algar with Socio-Cultural Association Teatro Circo Apolo de El Algar & La Pecera Cultural Activities, the Teatro Circo Apolo Company, Cartagena.
Closing ceremony and awards on Saturday 30th May
Applications accepted until 15th April. Various prizes will be awarded.
La Union – www.ayto-launion.com – Tel 868 049 941/692 925 970 – Market Tues
Los Alcazares – Market Tues & Sat (Los Narejos)
San Javier – www.murciaturistica.es/en/san_javier/ – 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
Every Monday – HAH Help at Home Table Top Sale @ La Zona Bar 10am-1pm
Every Monday – Friendship Group @ The Garden Bar & Lounge 11am
Saturday 2nd May & 6th June – Free Urban Art Bike Route
Enjoy more than 150 murals in the municipality. Depart 10am from the Integral Centre for Tourism and Local Development.
Bring water, cap, comfortable clothes and shoes. Approx 2hrs. If you don’t have a bike, they will lend you one.
Reservations at Tourist Office
Tallante’s Music Workshop
Every Friday in May & June 7pm-9pm
Music Workshop for guitar and bandurria in the social centre. This is organized by the Tallante Squad.
Registrations must be made on 618 038 106
Alternate Saturdays until November 5pm-7pm
The Trovo Workshop in Galifa and La Magdalena in the social centre is organized by the José María Marín Trovera Association, with the collaboration of the Neighborhood Board of Molinos Marfagones.
Registrations must be made on 616 924 135
Every Monday in May & June & October to December 5pm-7pm
The dance workshop in Perín will cover the jota, the malagueña and the parranda and is organized by the Cuadlante de Tallante and the Grupo Musical Perín Acueducto. The workshop will be held in the Social Centre.
Registrations must be made on 644 207 801
Santiago de Ribera – 968 571 704 – Market Wed
San Pedro del Pinatar – www.sanpedroturismo.com – Tel 968 182 301 – Market Mon & Thurs (Lo Pagan)
Torre Pacheco – www.torrepacheco.es – Tel 968 579 937 – Market Thurs (Balsicas) & Sat (Dolores)
Every Tuesday in May at 5pm – Guided Tour of Another Planet Brewing 10€ to include tastings. Booking essential on 664 694 344
Until 2nd August – Sima de las Palomas, Cabezo Gordo & Cueva del Agua 9am-2pm
Located on the southern slope of the Cabezo Gordo, the only mountainous elevation of Torre Pacheco and is a historical reference for navigators and residents of the Campo de Cartagena. In 1991, the casual discovery of the jaws joined with the jaw of a Neanderthal, launched the scientific excavation at Sima de las Palomas, the site of the most important Neanderthal Man in the Spanish Mediterranean.
1. Sima de las Palomas will be explained by the team of archaeologists.
2. Cabezo Gordo – Neanderthal Tales.
3. Cueva del Agua – old mine with a natural water lagoon where bats live.
The Tourist Information Point will provide you with a sticker to establish which group you will be in. Each hour 2 groups of 50 people will be organized from 9am according to order of arrival.
3€ pp. Submit proof of payment at the Information Point.
Meeting point: South slope of Cabezo Gordo. Esplanade Cave of the
Giant’s Foot. Wear comfortable shoes, hat, sun protection, water and torch.
Bring your camera and participate in the ‘El Cabezo Gordo Discover it’ Photography Contest and win a day as an archaeologist at Sima de las Palomas.
During the day you can buy snacks, soft drinks, craft beer, etc.