What to Do – Where to Go

May 2022

Please check South Murcia News/SE Murcia News/NW Murcia for more information on some events.

Every Day

  • ‘From Cartagena to Caravaca de la Cruz. A pilgrimage told in watercolour’ Exhibition @ Cartagena until 30th May
  • Guided Visit to Archeological Museum-Spanish @ Calasparra (Tues-Fri) 1€ 11.30am until 31 May
  • Indiana Jones Exhibition @ Cartagena until end Sept
  • Contemporáneos de Coronado Permanent Art Exhibition @ Aguilas (Thurs-Sun 7-10pm)
  • Carnival Museum @ Aguilas (Tues-Sat 9am-2pm & 4pm-9pm)
  • Breakfast Available @ The Old Market Tavern, Pto de Mazarrón (exc Mon)
  • Fish & Chips @ The Old Market Tavern, Pto de Mazarrón
  • 3 Course Menu del Dia @ The Old Market Tavern, Pto de Mazarrón 11€ inc drink (Tues-Sat)
  • 4 Course Menu del Dia @ Bar La Granja, Totana 10€ inc a drink (Tues-Fri)
  • 4 Course Menu del Dia @ La Caleta, Pto de Mazarrón 12€ Tues-Fri, 13€ Sat, 14€ Sunday/Fiestas, all inc a drink
  • 4 Course Menu del Dia @ Viggos, Pto de Mazarrón 12€ Mon/Weds/Thurs/Fri, 14€ Sat, all inc a drink
  • Menu del Dia @ La Herradura Argentinian Grill, Cartagena 14.90€/9.50€ under 12’s (Tues-Fri)
  • Easy Horse Rescue Open Day@ Rojales (by prior booking) 5€ children, 10€ adults 12pm

Every Mon

  • Los Palacios Garden & Community Group Working Party @ Camposol A 9am
  • Councillor Available (by appointment) @ The Social Centre, Camposol B 10am-12pm
  • Walking Football (mixed session) @ Mazarrón 10am
  • Friendship Group @ Los Alcazares 11am
  • Walking Football (ladies only) @ Mazarrón 11am
  • Camposol 2025 Help Desk Available @ Camposol B 12-2pm
  • Maintenance Gym @ El Berro Cultural Centre (until end of May) 6.30pm
  • Gym @ El Berro Cultural Centre (until end of May) 7.30pm
  • Los Infiernos Perrera Supporters Dog Walking @ San Javier 9am-1pm 
  • HAH Help at Home Table Top Sale @ Los Alcazares 10am-1pm
  • Forget Me Not Respite Care @The Social Centre, Camposol B 10.30am-1.30pm
  • Andrea’s Animal Rescue Collection @ Car Park, Camposol B 11.30am-1.30pm

Every Tue

  • Camposol B Clean Working Party @ Camposol B 8.30-10.30am
  • Camposol Golf Association Ladies’ Game @ Camposol C 9am
  • Walking Football (mixed session) @ Camposol D 10am
  • San Javier Squalos Rugby @ San Javier (12-18 years 7.30pm)
  • San Javier Squalos Rugby @ San Javier (Men 8.30pm)
  • San Javier Squalos Rugby @ San Javier (Women 10pm)
  • MAMAS Collection/Book Stall @ Camposol B Car Park 10am-12pm
  • Making a Difference for Collections @ Camposol A 10.30am-12pm

Every Wed

  • Camposol Golf Association Mens’ Game @ Camposol C 8.30am
  • Camposol C Gardening Group Clean Up @ Camposol C 9am
  • Camposol D Gardening Team Work 9am-11.30am 
  • Camposol & Mazarrón Bridge Club (Competitive Duplicate Bridge) @ Camposol 9.30am
  • Councillor Available (by appointment) @ The Social Centre, Camposol B 10am-12pm
  • HDA Women’s Coffee Morning @ Hacienda del Alamo 10am-12pm
  • Olive Branch Christian Fellowship Coffee Morning@ Camposol B22 11am
  • Golden Stars Drama Group Meeting @ The Social Centre, Camposol B 3pm
  • Pilarmonics Music Rehearsals @ Dolores de Pacheco7.30pm
  • Los Infiernos Perrera Supporters Dog Walking @ San Javier 9am-1pm 

Every Thurs

  • Los Palacios Gardening/Community Group Bucket Collection @ Camposol A 10am-12pm
  • Spangles Ladies A Capella Chorus Rehearsals@Los Narejos 10am-1pm
  • Walking Football (mixed session) @ Camposol D 10am
  • Guided Visit to Lorca Castle 10.15am 22€ inc lunch
  • Walking Football (ladies only) @ Camposol D 11am
  • Los Amigos de Mazarrón FC Meeting @ Camposol A 4pm
  • Mazarrón AA Group @ Cañada de Gallego 5.30pm (please call first on 646 290 420)
  • San Javier Squalos Rugby @ San Javier (6-10 years 6pm)
  • Maintenance Gym @ El Berro Cultural Centre (until end of May) 6.30pm
  • San Javier Squalos Rugby @ San Javier (12-18 years 7.30pm)
  • Pilates @ El Berro Cultural Centre (until end of May) 7.30pm
  • San Javier Squalos Rugby @ San Javier (Men 8.30pm)
  • San Javier Squalos Rugby @ San Javier (Women 10pm)
  • Forget Me Not Respite Care @The Social Centre, Camposol B 10am-1pm

Every Fri

  • Camposol D Bucket Collection @ The Hut 9.30am-12pm
  • Camposol & Mazarrón Bridge Club (Competitive Duplicate Bridge) @ Camposol 9.30am
  • Los Palacios Gardening/Community Group Book Stall @ Camposol A 10am-12.30pm
  • Walking Football (slower paced walking) @ Camposol D 10am
  • Los Palacios Gardening/Community Group Bucket Collection @ Camposol A Farmacia 10.30am-11.30am
  • Arts/Craft Workshops @ Alhama (alternate Fridays until 17th June) 7-9pm
  • Fish & Chips @ Viggos, Pto de Mazarrón
  • Los Infiernos Perrera Supporters Dog Walking @ San Javier 9am-1pm 

Every Sat

  • San Javier Squalos Rugby @San Javier (6-10 years 10am)
  • Guided Visit Museum Of The Tower Of Santiago, Totana 10am
  • Eco Park ‘Coto de las Maravillas’ open @ Cehegín 10am-5pm
  • Guided Visit to La Bastida, Totana 3.40€ (2.50€ disc) 10am/12pm
  • Archaeological See of Begastri @ Cehegín 10am-2pm
  • Antique & Collectable Market @Aguilas 10am
  • Arts/Craft Workshops @ Alhama (alternate Saturdays until 17 June) 5-7pm
  • Dry Cord Painting @ Gebas (alternate Saturdays until June) 5-7pm
  • Stringed Instrument Workshop @ Alhama (alternate Saturdays) 7-9pm
  • Harlequin Rock Choir Rehearsals @ The Social Centre, Camposol B 1.30pm
  • Dance Class @ Las Cañadas Social Centre (alternate Saturdays) 5-7pm
  • Los Infiernos Perrera Supporters Dog Walking @ San Javier 9am-1pm 

Every Sun

  • Guided Visit to La Bastida, Totana 3.40€ (2.50€ disc) 10am/12pm
  • Archaeological See of Begastri @ Cehegín 10am-2pm
  • Eco Park ‘Coto de las Maravillas’ open @ Cehegín 10am-5pm
  • 3 Course Sunday Roast @ The Old Market Tavern, Pto de Mazarrón 12€ inc drink 12-8pm incl 1 drink or btl wine for 2

MAY

Tuesday 3

  • Santisima y Vera Cruz, Caravaca de la Cruz 
  • Santa Cruz, Abanilla and Ulea
  • Fiestas de la Santa Cruz en El Estrecho, Fuente Álamo
  • Free Guided Tour of Los Baños Archaeological Museum-English @ Alhama 11am
  • Monthly ‘B’ Clean Meeting @ Camposol B 4pm
  • Stamp Collectors Meeting @ Biblioteca, Pto de Mazarrón 6pm

Saturday 6

  • Los Mayos Fiesta, Alhama
  • Children’s Theatre Performance @ Alhama 8pm (part of Los Mayos Fiesta)
  • Folk Concert @Alhama 9.45pm (part of Los Mayos Fiesta)

Saturday 7

  • Free Guided Tour of the Historic Centre of Aguilas in Spanish 10am
  • Free Theatrical Visit of Lorca for families 5pm
  • Fiesta Parade/Despistaos/DJ @ Alhama
  • Ballet (Sonoma) @ Murcia from 18€ 8pm

Sunday 8

  • Artisan Market @ Bullas 9am-2pm
  • Guided Tour of Monumental Lorca/Embroidery Museum 1.50€ entry 11.30am
  • Free Guided Tour of Jumilla Castle
  • Comedy Performance for Children/Families @ Cartagena 15€ 11.30am

Monday 9

  • Camposol Explorers Trip to Mojacar

Thursday 12

  • Murcia Symphonic Orchestra @ Murcia from 8€ 8pm

Saturday 14

  • Tour of Modernist Mansions in Cartagena Campo 10am
  • Free Guided Tour of Salt Flats Regional Park to see flamingos @San Pedro del Pinatar 10am
  • Children’s Games/Riddles/Puzzle Solving @ Alhama 11am (for over 7’s)
  • El Pele/Niño Seve @Cartagena 20€ 9pm

Sunday 15

  • San Isidro, Yecla/Fortuna/Mula
  • Artisan Market @ Mula
  • Free Guided Tour of Alhama in Spanish 11am
  • Comedy Performance for Children/Families @ Cartagena 15€ 11.30am

Monday 16

  • Los Reyes Golf Society Competition
  • Children’s Puppet Performance @ Lorca 3€ 6.30pm

Tuesday 17

  • Children’s Puppet Performance @ Lorca 3€ 6.30pm

Wednesday 18

  • Ex Pat Briefing @ Camposol B 10.30am
  • Ballet (Sleeping Beauty) @ Lorca from 15€ 8pm

Thursday 19

  • Free Guided Tour of Lorca in English 10am

Friday 20

  • Elvis Tribute/Dinner @ Amapola Restaurant, Bolnuevo 35€pp (140€ for 2 for dinner/show/b & b)
  • Tango (Bohemian Soul) @ Murcia from 15€ 8pm
  • Tango Musical Performance @ Lorca from 15€ 9pm
  • Support for Ukraine Fundraiser/Karen Noble/DJ/Chicken & Chips @ Camposol A 15€ 7.30pm

Saturday 21

  • Free Guided Walk in Sierra Espuña 9am
  • Guided Walk of Rambla del Cañar 9.30am
  • Artisan Market @ Paseo de las Comunidades Autónomos, Pto de Mazarrón 10am-2pm
  • Guided Tour of Alhama in English 2€ 11am

Sunday 22

  • Free Guided History Tour of Jumilla Town Centre
  • Artisan Market @ Sanctuary de la Esperanza, Calasparra 10am-6pm

Tuesday 24

  • Fiestas de Mayo, Alcantarilla

Wednesday 25

  • Corpus Christi y Virgen de la Salud, Archena

Friday 27

  • Queen Tribute @ Murcia from 25€ 9.30pm

Saturday 28

  • Guided Walk of Sendero del Agua, Perin 9.30am
  • Urban Market @ Cartagena 12-9pm
  • Jose Fernandez @ Cartagena 15€ 8pm

Sunday 29

  • Artisan Market @Plaza del Castillo, Cehegin 10am
  • Comedy Performance for Children/Families @ Cartagena 15€ 11.30am
  • Free Guided Tour of Jumilla Castle
  • Urban Market @ Cartagena 12-9pm
  • Open Door Sharing The Light/Lunch/Worship & Communion 2pm
  • Ballet (Swan Lake) @ Cartagena from 22€ 7pm

JUNE

Wednesday 1

  • Fiestas Trinitario-Berberiscas, Torre Pacheco

Saturday 4

  • Free Guided Walk to learn about otters & their habitat (Moratalla/Calasparra) 10am

Sunday 5

  • Artisan Market @ Bullas 9am-2pm

KIDDIES WHAT’S ON:

Friday 6th – Sunday 8th May

Fiestas Los Mayos, Alhama de Murcia. Including children’s theatre performance, and parade with live music and DJ

Sunday 8th, 15th and 29th May

Fun for little ones and families. An adventure led by five characters that will take you through the Roman Theatre, where “Teo” will receive a mysterious call and, accompanied by his friends, go in search of a Carthaginian idol. A crazy bus ride will take them to the Punic Wall, where all the Indiana Jones treasures are located. 15€ 11.30am. Departs Museo Teatro Romano, Cartagena

Saturday 14th May

Children’s Fun/Learning Day. A fun way to explore cultural places of Alhama and to practice your Spanish. Solving riddles and clues, children will find out more about local historical characters and have to discover the “imposter”. For children from 7 years old, and accompanied by an adult or legal guardian. 11am from Tourist Info Centre, Alhama de Murcia

Monday 16th May – Wednesday 18th May

Children’s Puppet Theatre @ Teatro Guerra, Lorca. All events at 6.30pm, 3€.

Eco Park ‘Coto de las Maravillas’ for family activities including zip lines, archery, nature walks and many other organised outdoor activities. Open weekends 10am-5pm, weekdays with prior booking. Great for kiddies parties. 

968 069 202 Mon-Fri 9am-3pm. Email info@conexioncultura.es or www.cotodelasmaravillas.com