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Cabo de Palos

Market Sun


Tel 968 128 800 – Market Wed

Great music legends for the XXXXI Cartagena Jazz Festival from November 2nd – 19th 

Andrea Motis, Ron Carter, Chucho Valdés, Al Di Meola, Kenny Garret and Seun Kuty will perform with others.  Also present will be pianists Iván ‘Melón’ Lewis, Chico Pérez and Moisés P Sánchez.  Regulars of the festival are:  Pedro Núñez and Hermes Alcaraz, with Elena Sáenz and the quartet Las Causas.  There will also be Steam Brass Band, a Rhythm of Swing Band and The Big Band of the Cartagena Conservatory.  

Special attention should be made to Lady Blackbird who will perform for the first time in Spain and in Cartagena, after being the great jazz revelation of the year.  All programming and sale of tickets and subscriptions at 

Wednesday 2ndElena Sáenz Quartet The Causes @ Mr Witt Coffee

9.30pm Free

Thursday 3rdAndrea Motis @ New Circus Theatre 8.30pm 20€

Friday 4thLady Blackbird @ New Circus Theatre 8.30pm 18€

Saturday 5thSteam Brass Band @ Icue Square 12.30pm Free

Saturday 5thSeun Kuti & Egypt 80 @ New Circus Theatre 8pm 20€

Sunday 6thIvan ‘Melon’ Lewis @ Terrace Walls of El Batel 10€


Thursday 10thHermes Jazz Meeting @ Mr Witt Coffee 9.30pm Free

Friday 11thRum Carter @ New Circus Theatre 8.30pm 20€

Saturday 12thThe Rhythm of Swing @ Icue Square 12.30pm Free

Saturday 12thChucho Valdes @ New Circus Theatre 8pm 20€

Sunday 13thBoy Perez @ Terrace Walls of El Batel 12.30pm 10€

Sunday 13thKenny Garret @ New Circus Theatre 7pm 18€

Thursday 17thPedro Núñez Quintet @ Mr Witt Coffee 9.30pm Free

Friday 18thMoises P Sanchez @ New Circus Theatre 8.30pm 15€

Saturday 19thCartagena Conservatory Big Band @ Icue Square 12.30pm Free

Saturday 19thAl Di Meola @ New Circus Theatre 8pm 20€

Sunday 20thThe Mambo Jambo @ Terrace Walls of El Batel
12.30pm 10€

Wednesdays in November

A route that will reveal the bay aboard the Tourist Boat, the defensive systems from el Fuerte de Navidad and the figure of the great 19th century inventor, Isaac Peral. From 10€. 11am. Suitable for all ages. Reservation on 968 500 093

Every Saturday until December

Free Guided Tour of Roman Amphitheatre @ Cartagena 11am/12.30pm. Bookings at

READ, THINK, IMAGINE. Francophone Free Junior Film Festival of the French Alliance @ El Luzzy Assembly Hall

Thursday 3rd November – ‘Ibrahim’. (13-15yrs)


Friday 4th November – ‘Le Tableau’. (7-12yrs)


Monday 7th November – ‘Athleticus’. (4-6yrs)


Friday 11th November – ‘Five Little Wolves’ 


Friday 18th November – Family Opera ‘The Magic Flute’

6.30pm 3€ (recommended over 5yrs)

Saturday 5th November – Flamenco with Antonia Contreras & Ramon Caro @ the Music Conservatory

Register @
Antonia Contreras is one of the greatest Spanish artistes. The originality of her lyrics are for the most part unpublished. Juan Ramon Carohe is a contemporary flamenco guitarist with a modern touch, respectful of tradition and is a concert soloist.

Sunday 6th November – Ara Malikian in concert @ El Batel

Ara Malikian, the renowned musician will present ‘The Ara Malikian World Tour’. He is one of the most original and innovative violinists on the world music scene. This Spaniard, of Lebanese origin and Armenian descent, has recorded more than 40 albums and has created his own orchestra.
Tickets from box office 42€/46€/48€/52€

La Union

Tel 868 049 941/692 925 970 – Market Tues

Los Alcazares

Market Tues & Sat (Los Narejos)

Every Saturday – Open Market from 10am

40 stalls selling a variety of goods on Paseo Real de la Feria and Calle Los Luisos.

Every Tuesday – Sonrisas Harmony meet every Tuesday @ the Estribor Function Room, Los Alcázares. 10.30am-1.30pm

Every Thursday – Spangles Ladies A Capella Chorus Rehearsals @ Los Narejos 10am-1pm

San Javier

Tel 968 172 041 – Market Wed & Thurs

Every Monday – HAH Help at Home Table Top Sale @ La Zona Bar 10am-1pm

Every Monday – Friendship Group @ The Garden Bar & Lounge 11am

Every Tuesday & Thursday – San Javier Squalos Rugby @ Rugby field, PDM Sports Ground. 12-18 year olds 7.30-9pm. Men 8.30-10.30pm. Women 10-11.30pm. 

Every Thursday – San Javier Squalos Rugby @ Rugby field, PDM Sports Ground. 6-10 year olds. 6-7pm

Every Saturday – San Javier Squalos Rugby @ Rugby field, PDM Sports Ground. 6-10 year olds. 10-11am

Aeronautical Museum – Visit this museum with photographs and videos showing various items relating to the Spanish Military Air Force.

Entrance free.

Open 10am-2pm

Call 968 582 107 to arrange group visits

Santiago de la Ribera

Tel 968 571 704 – Market Wed

San Pedro del Pinatar

Tel 968 182 301 – Market Mon & Thurs (Lo Pagan)

Torre Pacheco

Tel 968 579 937 – Market Thurs (Balsicas) & Sat (Dolores)

Saturday 5th (9am-8pm) & Sunday 6th (9am-7pm) November – International Dog Show @ IFEPA 7€/5€ with voucher