Hi everyone John here. I hope you all had fabulous Christmas & New Year celebrations. I would like to this opportunity on behalf of Steve, Vicki and the Welcome crew to wish you all a very Happy & Healthy New Year. We have a great start for you in 2020 of entertainment and events. 

Christmas Dance 

We would like to thank the fabulous Mr Sean Mac and Miss Ellis Lydia for their fantastic dance and singing routines; another great night’s entertainment. 

Book Swap –Tues7th & 21st January 10am-12pm.

This is held on a Tuesday morning at Calle Barcelona 10, Camposol A. Bring along all your used books, magazines, CDs, DVD’S and CDs and even Video Cassettes. Take away as many as you like for just a small donation of €1 pp to cover the rent

Petanca – Wed8th January – 2pm

Join Peter & Carole for the first Petanca meeting of the New Year at the rear of Mariano’s. Come along and meet friends on this great afternoon’s entertainment. 1.45pm for a 2pm start.

Monthly Meeting – 11th January & 1st February 2pm@Mariano’s

You can book, reserve, and collect tickets for any of the Welcome trips/dances and social events mentioned in our itinerary and posters for 2020. Also hear of any forthcoming events and trips that have been arranged.

Annual Games Night – Wed 15th January 7pm.

After all the pressure of Christmas and the New Year, come along and join in the fun including Beetle Drive, Bingo & Quiz, all with prizes to be won. A great, fun evening with your friends at Mariano’s for just €5 pp.

Welcome Dance – Wed 22nd January 7.30pm.

We are very pleased to welcome back, the fabulous ‘Sister Act’ incorporating ‘Whitney Houston tribute’ and the ‘Disco Diva’s Tribute’. For a great night’s entertainment at just €12.  (Chicken & Chips €5).

Welcome Dance -Wed 19thFebruary 7.30pm

For the first time here we have the ‘Little Lady’ with the ‘Big Big Voice’ – it’s Sharon-Elizabeth Regan; one not to be missed. Joining her on the night we have the amazing Rik Kerstin with his tribute to the UK’s greatest entertainers, Joe Longthorn, Vince Hill, Frankie Vaughn, plus many more.  Tickets €12. (Chicken & Chips €5).

Forthcoming Trips:

Trip to Benidorm Palace – Sat 29th March

At the fabulous Benidorm Palace to see the Magic of Motown. One night at the Helios Hotel with evening meal & bed & breakfast. 

Sold Out!

Trip to Jumilla Wine Tasting – Sat/Sun 4th/5th April.

Why not join us on our annual weekend trip to the Wine Festival in Jumilla? 

Sold Out!

Day Trip to Murcia – Tues 14th April

One day trip to Murcia to the Springtime Festival ‘El Bando de Huerta’.

Parade of floats, traditional Murcian costumes, bands, dancers, etc. A great party atmosphere plus much more.

Tickets €10pp with local pickups.

Annual Treasure Hunt – Sun 19th April

A fabulous afternoon driving around and discovering the Murcian countryside like a lunatic with your friends or family. Prizes to be won. A few hours of great fun and at the end a buffet is available for all participants. €10 pp.

Trip to Cuenca – Mon-Wed11th – 13th May 

We are off to visit the beautiful and picturesque town of Cuenca.

Sold Out!

Trip to Antequera – Sun-Wed 18th – 21st October

We are off to the beautiful town in Andalusia for 4 nights/5 days at the Antequera Spa/Golf/Fitness Hotel on a half board basis with wine and water included with the evening meal. Why not Pamper yourself at the Hotel Spa, workout in the Gym, or play a round of two on the Golf Courses (green fees €45pp including a buggy)? For those more active why not walk the famous Camino Del Rey? (This has to be booked separately so contact Steve for more details). Possible excursion into Malaga included, or explore the lovely local Town or just chill out or relax. €295pp based on two sharing twin/double room. Single rooms €395.

For more information on any of our trips and events mentioned please contact Steve on Facebook at The Welcome Group Spain.

Can we just say a massive thank you to everyone who comes along to our Welcome Group Dances because any profits made is donated to many of the local charities.

Given in 2019: MAB’s €960. Age Concern €960. FAST €400. Forget-me-Not €200. Gota Fria Fund €120. AECC €650. 

Again Thank You!