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Playa Paraiso included on Cartagena-La Manga bus route at last Residents will no longer have to travel to Playa Honda to catch the bus The regional government of Murcia has announced that after many years of waiting.. 21/07/2017
Location of speed traps in the Cartagena municipality 24th to 30th July These are in addition to the fixed speed controls across the Region Cartagena police operate a system of mobile speed traps which move around the.. 21/07/2017
Arguments rage on over Cabo de Palos lighthouse Contrasting suggestions for a hotel or a visitors centre at the lighthouse of Cabo de Palos The debate over proposals to make alternative uses of.. 20/07/2017
Positive signs of recovery continue in the Mar Menor despite the heatConcerns over the effect of heatwaves on the marine environment prove unfounded so far The delicate health of the water in the Mar Menor remains a cause.. 19/07/2017
Naval explosives experts called into Calblanque A flare was safely deactivated on Calblanque beach A team from the Navy's Countermeasures Diver Unit (UBMCM), based in Cartagena, was called out.. 12/07/2017
Until 28th August, Ovidian photographic exhibition at the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena This year marks the 2000th anniversary of the death of the Roman poet Ovid An exhibition is on display until late August at the Museo del Teatro Romano..
Romans and Carthaginians in Cartagena presents 2017 fiestas poster The Carthagineses y Romanos in Cartagena present their promotional image for the XXVIII edition Cartagena artist Ángel Mateo Charris has.. 21/06/2017
Half metre long Roman horn of plenty, star guest at Cartagena Archaeological Museum This is the featured exhibit in the Museo Arqueológico Municipal de Cartagena Enrique Escudeo de Castro for this quarter Although the municipal.. 21/06/2017
Until 28th August, exhibition by artist Valle de Aybar at the Museo Teatro Romano in Cartagena Cantica Canticorum contains 40 works by the Cartagena-born artist An exhibition of contemporary art inspired by a medieval manuscript is being held at..
Timetable changes on Cartagena-Alicante bus service The route includes stops at San Javier, Los Alcázares and other Mar Menor locations On 3rd March 2017 the concession to operate the bus service.. 17/03/2017
Every Thursday: Discover the Roman Theatre Museum and Imperial Cartagena The guided route, Ciudadanos de un Imperio, takes place on Thursdays during July, August and September Every Thursday during July and August, and the..
Music, theatre and sporting activities this July in the coastal areas of CartagenaThe activities take place all along the coast of Cartagena, including the areas of Cabo de Palos, La Azohía, Mar de Cristal, La Manga, Los Urrutias amongst..
24th July Free concert in Los Urrutias: El Sitio de mi GarajeThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Monday 24th July Concert: El Sitio de mi Garaje. Venue: Los..
24th to 27th July free concerts in the Cartagena Wonder Brass FestivalAll public concerts are taking place in the ISEN building The musical centre adhered to the Universidad de Murcia ISEN is hosting the first edition of the..
Every Tuesday: Discover the Roman Theatre Museum and the history of Cartagena The guided route Carthago Nova, La Ciudad De Los Dioses takes place on Tuesdays during July, August and September Every Tuesday during July and August..
Every Wednesday: Evening theatrical visits to the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena The theatrical visit takes place on Wednesday evenings during July and August Every Wednesday evening during July and August, a SPANISH LANGUAGE theatrical..
26th July free open-air cinema on the beach Los UrrutiasPart of the Mi Mar Menor programme of activities for this summer Wednesday 26th July Free open-air cinema on the beach: Ballerina. Venue: Los Urrutias..
Free cinema in Cartagena Archaeological Museum every ThursdayOpen-air cinema with suitably historical content CLICK ON GALLERY IMAGE TO ENLARGE Every Thursday until the 14th September the municipal archaeological..
Mina Las Matildes open from Thursday to Sunday this springThis is a fascinating step back into the mining history of the Sierra Minera The Mina Las Matildes is an interesting morning out for anyone interested to learn..
Every Friday: Historical guided route featuring the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena The guided route "De Qart Hadast a Carthago Nova" takes place on Fridays during July, August and September Every Friday during July and August..
28th July Free concert in La Manga: IDEMThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Friday 28th July Free concert: IDEM. Venue: La Manga (Plaza..
Every Saturday: Night time theatrical visits to the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena See the Roman Theatre by moonlight on Saturdays this summer The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is adding a series of nocturnal theatrical visits to..
Every Saturday watersports for one euro in the Mar Menor Sailing, kayaking, dragon boating,stand up paddle surfing, or windsurfing A new programme called 'Días azules', or blue days, offers young..
29th July free open-air cookery demonstration in Islas MenoresPart of the Mi Mar Menor programme of activities for this summer Saturday 29th July Live cooking show and demonstration of Mar Menor gastronomy with dialogue..
Every Saturday: Family-themed theatrical tour at the Roman Theatre Museum Cartagena Indiana Jones uncovers the Romans in this fun family activity Every Saturday during July and August Every Saturday during July and August, a fun..
Music, theatre and sporting activities this August in the coastal areas of CartagenaThe activities take place all along the coast of Cartagena, including the areas of Cabo de Palos, La Azohía, Mar de Cristal, La Manga, Los Urrutias amongst..
5th August Free concert in Los Nietos: Nena RoseThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Saturday 5th August Free concert: Nena Rose. Venue: Los Nietos..
6th August Travesía Solidaria Playas de La Azohía, solidarity swimming raceThe race is raising funds for D’Genes which supports those with rare diseases The beach of San Ginés in the Cartagena coastal town of La Azoh&..
6th August free open air cinema on the beach in Los NietosThe activities take place all along the coast of Cartagena, including the areas of Cabo de Palos, La Azohía, Mar de Cristal, La Manga, Los Urrutias amongst..
12th August Free concert in Cabo de Palos: Jesús RíosThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Saturday 12th August Free concert: Jesús Ríos...
12th August free live showcooking demo in Los UrrutiasThe activities take place all along the coast of Cartagena, including the areas of Cabo de Palos, La Azohía, Mar de Cristal, La Manga, Los Urrutias amongst..
13th August pianist James Rhodes at El Batel Cartagena This is part of the summer cycle in Cartagena British pianist James Rhodes performs at El Batel on the 13th August with the following programme: Bach..
16th August free cinema on the beach Punta Brava CartagenaThe activities take place all along the coast of Cartagena, including the areas of Cabo de Palos, La Azohía, Mar de Cristal, La Manga, Los Urrutias amongst..
17th August: Ara Malikian in concert in CartagenaThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Charismatic violinist Ara Malikian is performing in Cartagena on the..
17th August free open air cinema on the beach Punta Brava CartagenaThe activities take place all along the coast of Cartagena, including the areas of Cabo de Palos, La Azohía, Mar de Cristal, La Manga, Los Urrutias amongst..
18th August Free concert in La Azohía: StolenThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Friday 18th August Free concert: Stolen. Venue: La Azohí..
19th August Free concert in Isla Plana: Alta TensiónThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Saturday 19th August Free concert: Alta Tensión. Venue..
26th August Free concert in La Manga: Puro ManáThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Saturday 26th August Free concert: Puro Maná. Venue:..
Every Saturday in September Family-themed activity in the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena The guided visit and activities "Escipión Versus Hannibal: La Batalla Continúa" takes place on Saturdays during September Every..
The batteries and gun emplacements at Castillitos and El Jorel, Cabo TiñosoCartagena Spain, Following the military trail, Cabo Tinosa (The Guns) The Gun batteries at Cabo Tiñoso, La Azohía, between Mazarr..
Opening hours Cartagena museums throughout the year Cartagena has a good selection of monuments and museums which can be visited in combination with exhibitions, trips out or concerts. The long and varied.. 14/10/2014
Calblanque regional park This is a good area for walking and also has several wild beaches The 1,882 hectares of Calblanque have been a protected nature reserve since 1987 in recognition..
Local Social, Los Belones Social Club, Los Belones The “Local Social” of Los Belones is on the main road, opposite the church, and it hosts many kinds of leisure activity..
Where is Los Nietos Los Nietos falls within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering..
Where is Cabo de Palos Cabo de Palos lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering..
Where is Mar de Cristal Mar de Cristal lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering..
Where is La Manga del Mar Menor La Manga lies within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality There is a great deal of confusion over the..
History of Los Belones A brief history of Los Belones, and the Rincón de San Ginés Los Belones forms part of the administrative area of Rincón de San Giné..
Where is Los Belones Los Belones falls within the administrative district of Rincón de San Ginés, Cartagena municipality Cartagena is a vast municipality, covering..
Espacio Mediterraneo shopping centre Cartagena Murcia Where to shop Cartagena and the Mar Menor Murcia The Espacio Mediterráneo shopping centre is on the eastern outskirts of Cartagena, heading out of..
The Casino of Cartagena The Casino occupies an 18th century palatial home in the centre of Cartagena The casino of Cartagena occupies an impressive 18th century building in..
Auditorio Parque Torres and Castillo Arabe These two spaces are open air spaces, used during the summer for outdoor concerts and events. The Auditorio Parque Torres is a purpose built open air auditorium..
La Catedral, ruined Cathedral of Cartagena Concerts are held inside the bombed out Cathedral of Cartagena The ruined cathedral of Cartagena is a venue used during the summer Festival, Mar de Mú..
Paseo Alfonso XII The dockside area is known as the Muelle Alfonso XII The Paseo Alfonso XII is the main road which runs alongside the waterfront of Cartagena. On the one..
Palacio Consistorial, Cartagena Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena is also known as the Casa Consistorial Cartagena The Casa Consistorial, or Palacio Consistorial, is the building which houses..
Museo Naval Cartagena Cartagena Naval Museum The Museo naval of Cartagena transferred to its new location in May 2012. The Museum is located in a building which is generally..
El Batel, Auditorio y Centro de Congresos, Cartagena Auditorio and Congress Centre El Batel Cartagena Spain See feed below for what's on the agenda at the Cartagena Auditorio El Batel Tickets for performances..
Sinking of the Castillo de Olite The worst naval catastrophe of the Spanish civil War. The story of the Castillo de Olite, sunk 1939, Cartagena It is generally agreed by historians..
ARQUA, Marine Archaeology Museum, Cartagena Cartagena, ARQUA, Museo Nacional de Arqueologia Subacuatica. Located in the Paseo del Muelle Alfonso XII, next to the cruise ship terminal, this museum has..
The Muralla Bizantina, Cartagena, Art gallery and Archaeological site The Muralla Bizantina also contains remains of the Roman Theatre in its basement This is an interesting location, and can be added into any Cartagena itinerary..
Murcia traditions : All Saints and All Souls, 1st and 2nd November What are the traditions in Murcia? This next week is the celebration of All Saints Day on the 1st November and All Souls day on the 2nd November. The 1st..
Until 9th January, Modernist detail at the Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena Rincones, Pinceladas de la Historia features images of Modernist architecture in Cartagena An exhibition entitled “Rincones. Pinceladas de una..
MURAM Cartagena: Hiroshima Mon Amour In situ from the 18th November to the 15th January 2017 in the Museo Regional de Arte Moderno. (MURAM) This exhibition is in the attic area of the Palacio..
Nasty accident on RM-602 in Cartagena The car had overturned and its two occupants were trapped inside Firemen were called out at 07:40 on Sunday morning when a vehicle overturned on the.. 10/07/2017
Nobody injured as house roof collapses in Los Nietos The roof fell in at 4am in the morning Firemen and local police were called out at 4am on Saturday morning following the collapse of a house roof.. 10/07/2017
Loggerhead turtles fail in attempts to lay eggs in La Manga and CalblanqueRepeated attempts by loggerheads to lay eggs on Costa Cálida beaches There was great excitement among naturalists on Thursday in La Manga and Calblanque.. 07/07/2017
Pregnant woman rescued from overturned car in CartagenaThe woman appeared relatively unharmed after the accident near La Palma The fire brigade of Cartagena rushed to the scene of a spectacular accident on.. 06/07/2017
Loggerhead turtle may have laid eggs in La MangaThe turtle appeared by the Gola de Marchamalo in the south of La Manga Changing sea temperatures are believed to be responsible for a shift in the migratory.. 06/07/2017
8th July free band concert in Cartagena The IV Festival Nacional de Bandas de Música includes 3 bands Time: 19:00 in the Plaza San Francisco Featuring three bands: Agrupació..
Proposals to limit Mar Menor sailing to five launching areas Boat owners will no longer be free to set sail where they like in the Mar Menor For many years the Costas department has been attempting to clamp.. 06/07/2017
Architect blamed for 44-million-euro overspend on Cartagena auditorium The El Batel auditorium cost 64 million euros rather than the budgeted 20 The committee set up by the Town Hall of Cartagena to investigate the causes.. 30/06/2017
Renewed proposals to open up the Cabo de Palos lighthouse to tourists A plan to open a hotel in the lighthouse was rejected by Cartagena Town Hall in April The PP and Ciudadanos political groups in Murcia have drawn.. 29/06/2017
Cartagena Mayoress withdraws Maritime Province flag from Town HallThe gesture is a snub to those who advocate an independent province of Cartagena Ana Belén Castejón, who took over from José Ló.. 29/06/2017
Road up to Castillitos battery due to re-open at the weekend This iconic location is hugely popular with foreign visitors The access road up to the Castillitos gun emplacement is due to re-open this weekend.. 29/06/2017
60-year-old saved by La Manga lifeguardsThe man was taken unconscious from the water at the Playa del Barco Perdido A 60-year-old man was taken to the Los Arcos hospital in San Javier on Sunday.. 26/06/2017
Eleven more African immigrants towed to port in CartagenaThe flow of trans-Mediterranean migrants grows as summer begins As the summer starts and tranquil conditions prevail in the Mediterranean the trickle of.. 26/06/2017
August sea temperatures on the Murcia Mediterranean coast at the end of JuneOceanographers attribute the anomaly to prevailing wind conditions this winter in Murcia The unusually warm spring weather is among the factors which have.. 26/06/2017
Ten drug arrests in Cartagena follow shooting at Sangonera cockfightA rare combination of crimes culminates in house searches in Cartagena Ten people were arrested in Cartagena in connection with drug dealing during the.. 23/06/2017
More mayoral musical chairs: Cartagena invests new socialist mayoress Resplendent in red, the PSOE finally took the mayorship of Cartagena After a few months of tense negotiations, the PSOE finally took the mayorial.. 21/06/2017
Roman Ampitheatre and Atalaya castle on the road to recovery in Cartagena The Roman amphitheatre and the Castillo de la Atalaya are set for excavation and restoration This week has brought good news for those who enjoy the.. 21/06/2017
Cartagena undertakes precautionary ficus cutback Emergency surgery in the Plaza de España following the ficus collapse in Murcia The monumental ficus trees which were planted in many towns.. 21/06/2017
Corpses of five immigrants brought ashore in CartagenaThe bodies were found after drifting for a month in the Mediterranean The bodies of five African would-be illegal immigrants were brought ashore in Cartagena.. 19/06/2017
16th and 17th June free visits to naval amphibious assault vessel in Cartagena The Castilla is open for two sessions in Cartagena Amphibious assault vessel “CASTILLA” is spending two days in Cartagena as crew participate..
Mar Menor beach clean-up team collect 45 tons of rubbish in a month The brigade has also removed 230 cubic metres of seaweed from the beaches of the Mar Menor The group which has been set up by the regional government.. 15/06/2017
Cartagena Mayor faces calls for resignation from council following indictmentJose Lopez is due to hand over the post of Mayor to Ana Belen Castejon on 21st June The world of local politics in Cartagena has been thrown into confusion.. 14/06/2017
Cartagena police receive special training in foreign vehicle documentationThe 20-hour course included instruction on false licences and number plates 25 officers of the Policía Local in Cartagena completed a special training.. 13/06/2017
Cartagena beaches unprepared for June heatwaveUncollected rubbish and closed toilets greeted beachgoers in Cartagena at the weekend It may be that the Town Hall of Cartagena has been caught out by.. 13/06/2017
Glorious weather for La Azohía beach clean-up Residents picked up 30 bags of waste in just one stretch of coastline Volunteers from the Asociación ADELA and the Asociación TORRE.. 12/06/2017
Calblanque regional park closes to cars at night The Murcia government takes steps to protect the environment in Calblanque An additional measure has been announced by the regional government to protect.. 12/06/2017
Cartagena beach bars are on their way at last The chiringuitos are preparing to open two months late from Isla Plana to Cabo de Palos Relief at last for hungry and thirsty beachgoers in the municipality.. 08/06/2017
Significant changes to lifeguard infrastructure in Cartagena This year professional contracts have replaced the agreement with Cruz Roja This year Cartagena council has undergone drastic changes in the management.. 07/06/2017
Work continues to restore the Monastery of San Ginés in Cartagena This striking building close to the Mar Menor has been left to rot for years Work to restore the historic Monasterio de San Ginés de la Jara.. 07/06/2017
Weekly market changes in Cartagena due to Bank Holiday on Friday The Día de la Región on Friday is a regional bank holiday Cartagena street markets normally held on Friday are being brought forward to.. 07/06/2017
Drones form part of seabed fuel spillage detection exercise off the Cartagena coast A UPCT team is heading an EU project to develop oil spill detection robotics The maritime rescue vessel Clara Campoamor is taking part this week.. 06/06/2017
Additional speed traps in the Cartagena municipality 5th to 11th June Police continue with their campaign to crack down on speeding during the week of 5th to 11th June Speed kills! That’s the message from local.. 05/06/2017
Cabo de Palos market: Fakes ahead as summer looms large Don´t buy branded fakes police say as they increase their vigilance patrols Summer is coming and police are increasing their vigilance of.. 05/06/2017
Cartagena Guardia Civil seize 25 kilos of illegally caught octopus The legal limit for octopus fishing in Murcia is 5 kilos per person per day Along the coastline of Cartagena it is not uncommon to see beachgoers.. 02/06/2017
Temporary seafront promenade to be laid in Los Urrutias Concrete and compacted earth will be in place in Los Urrutias for the summer Following the complaints made last month by residents and business.. 02/06/2017
Galifa wild fire started by domestic bonfire A 73-year-old resident of Galifa is under investigation Officers of the Guardia Civil have discovered that the fire which broke out in the countryside.. 01/06/2017
New nocturnal visits and audioguide app for Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena See the Roman Theatre by moonlight or in the company of Indiana Jones The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is adding a series of nocturnal theatrical.. 31/05/2017
No parking in Monte Sacro area of Cartagena during June Expect significant traffic disruption this month Right throughout June severe disruption to traffic can be expected in the Monte Sacro area of Cartagena.. 31/05/2017
Murcia fishing minister visits the almadraba fishermen of La Azohia The almadraba technique is only used in southern Murcia and Cadiz Francisco Jódar, the new minister for Water, Agriculture, Fishing and Farming.. 30/05/2017
Complaints at Cartagena beaches as weather warms up Inadequate cleaning and services at some of the beaches from Cabo de Palos to Isla Plana As the Town Hall of Cartagena gradually makes progress towards.. 30/05/2017
Murcia cyclists join nationwide campaign demanding respect on the roads 400 cyclists have been killed on the roads of Spain in the last decade All over Spain on Sunday cyclists joined in mass demonstrations demanding.. 29/05/2017
Cartagena beach bar openings imminent at last artagena beach bar openings imminent at last Chiringuito licences for summer 2017 have been provisionally awarded for the beaches of Cartagena Around.. 26/05/2017
Cartagena Mayor seeks support from the Pope in bringing the Bishop back home The Mayor also reiterated his demand that the Cathedral of Cartagena should be rebuilt José López, the often outspoken Mayor of Cartagena.. 25/05/2017
Cartagena hopes to declare Algameca Chica an Item of Cultural Interest Algameca Chica is known as the mini Hong Kong of Cartagena The Town Hall of Cartagena has this week decided to initiate proceedings by which it is hoped.. 25/05/2017
Excavation work continues at the Molinete archaeological site in Cartagena The Molinete hill in Cartagena was home to the Roman forum and curia As the city of Cartagena strives to make the most of its unique historical.. 25/05/2017
Rocket flare deactivated on La Manga beach The flare was spotted in the sand of the Playa del Estacio in La Manga The anti-mine diving team of the Spanish armed forces were called out on Friday.. 23/05/2017
Despeñaperros castle in Cartagena to be restored The 19th century fortification is also known as the Castillo de San José The Mayor of Cartagena is due to sign an agreement on Tuesday with.. 23/05/2017
Maritime rescue and security exercises in Cartagena and La Manga until 2nd June The MARSEC operation includes various mock-up scenarios off the coast of Murcia From 22nd May to 2nd June the Spanish Navy and 38 other organizations.. 22/05/2017
EU Mar Menor sanctions placed on hold Brussels takes notes of the efforts made by the Murcia government There had been fears that the concerns over the water quality in the Mar Menor.. 22/05/2017
Wild fire in the Galifa countryside 10,000 square metres were affected by the fire in Galifa on Saturday Firefighters based in Cartagena were called out to the countryside of Galifa.. 22/05/2017
Emerging art festival backfires and embarrasses Cartagena Town Hall Three exhibits have been withdrawn and another re-located following complaints This month the “Mucho Más Mayo” art festival is.. 19/05/2017
Los Urrutias residents complain about lack of progress in rectifying deficiencies Residents complain that Cartagena council has forgotten about Los Urrutias Since the local elections of May 2015 the new council in Cartagena has.. 19/05/2017
Cartagena Town Hall to provide free dog pooh bags Efforts continue to rid the streets of Cartagena of dog mess The latest campaign launched by the Town Hall of Cartagena to encourage dog owners to adopt.. 19/05/2017
Cabo de Palos-Islas Hormigas marine reserve research to continue 30,000 euros awarded to continue studying the effects of the Cabo de Palos conservation initiative The regional government in Murcia has approved the.. 18/05/2017
Hopes rise that Cartagena beach bars will be in place for June Better late than never for the chiringuitos of Cartagena The ongoing saga which has led to there still being no beach bars open on the Mediterranean.. 18/05/2017
Lorry driver detained on A-7 with 648 kilos of hash on board Police noticed the lorry being driven erratically between Lorca and Cartagena Police have detained a 57 year old Spanish lorry driver on the A-7.. 15/05/2017
Cartagena students take part in energy efficient vehicle competition in London The team from the UPCT are once again competing in the Shell Eco-marathon Europe event A team from the Unversidad Politécnica de Cartagena.. 11/05/2017
International fleet gathers in Cartagena for US Navy-run exercise Cartagena is one of the bases for the Phoenix Express 2017 exercise The US Navy’s Sixth Fleet is currently preparing for the “Phoenix.. 09/05/2017
Cartagena Mayor vows to take the matter of the old Cathedral to the Vatican The old cathedral of Cartagena was left in ruins by Civil War bombing José López, the Mayor of Cartagena, is becoming increasingly frustrated.. 08/05/2017
Falsely labeled meat and wine confiscated in Cartagena and Jumilla 1,700 kilos of meat and 2,000 litres of wine were confiscated as part of a worldwide clampdown A worldwide police operation to clamp down on fraudulent.. 05/05/2017
Road closures in central Cartagena this weekend for the Crosses of May This year the live music will stop at 1am in the centre of the city This weekend the Cartagena municipality joins with many others across the country.. 05/05/2017
Military convoy accident on the A-30 motorway in Torre Pacheco An armoured vehicle collided with a lorry while heading towards Murcia Members of the fire brigade of Cartagena were called out on Wednesday to.. 04/05/2017
28th April to 15th May Los Belones tapas route The VIII Ruta Gastronómica de Los Belones 16 different hostelries are taking part in the eighth edition of the Los Belones gastronomic tapas..
ASIDO exhibits Sensaciones 15 in the Ramon Alonso Luzzy Cartagena The exhibition can be visited between the 8th and 12th May Asido, and organisation helping those with mental and physical impediments, will be showing..
Cartagena commemorates the heroes of the Peninsular War The 1808 uprising against the troops of Napoleon led to victory six years later May Day is a national holiday in Spain, but in the city of Cartagena.. 03/05/2017
Cartagena beach bars still conspicuous by their absence Visitors from Madrid unhappy at the lack of chiringuitos on Cartagena beaches It may not have escaped the notice of those visiting the 73 beaches.. 03/05/2017
Cartagena fire brigade rescues faller from Alumbre railway line The man fell six metres from the bridge over the railway in Alumbre The fire brigade of Cartagena were called out on Sunday night to rescue a member.. 02/05/2017
The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena will be open this bank holiday Monday May 1st Visit Cartagena's top attraction this bank holiday Monday A trip to Cartagena wouldn't be complete without visiting its most important and impressive..
Calls for use to be made of abandoned gun batteries in Cartagena The Murcia government seeks help in Madrid to restore and re-use old military installations It is not uncommon for businessmen or the Town Hall to seek.. 28/04/2017
Cabo de Palos lighthouse hotel plan rejected by Cartagena Town Hall Cartagena moves to protect the interests of Costa Calida lighthouse keepers A proposal to convert the historic lighthouse of Cabo de Palos in the.. 28/04/2017
Cartagena researchers invent cardboard to prolong fruit and veg shelf life The new cardboard could open up new export markets for Spanish agriculturalists Researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (UPCT).. 27/04/2017
Fireman injured by falling beam in Santa Lucía fire Part of the roof caved in as firecrews brought the blaze under control A Cartagena fireman was injured on Tuesday afternoon when part of the roof.. 26/04/2017
10 illegal immigrants intercepted off Cabo de Palos coastline in Cartagena On Tuesday 105 immigrants were rescued off the coastline in the neighbouring Almería Province The recent wave of illegal immigrants attempting.. 26/04/2017
PP accuses Podemos of employing hate tactics in Murcia corruption bus visit The Tramabus featured the image of the former Murcia president on Tuesday The “Tramabus” campaign launched by the Podemos political.. 26/04/2017
Manual clean-up starts on Los Urrutias beaches in the Mar Menor This section of the coast is environmentally sensitive and the use of heavy cleaning equipment is deemed to be inappropriate The weather is starting.. 26/04/2017
Isla Plana residents complain about stubble burning The local primary school in Isla Plana has had to cancel PE classes The eastern end of the bay of Mazarrón, which contains the villages of Isla.. 19/04/2017
New findings show that metallurgy in Cartagena dates from 4500 years ago Heavy metals are present in sediment from the Almarjal lake in the north of Cartagena A multi-disciplinary team of researchers from the archaeological.. 19/04/2017
Triple cruise ship crush in Cartagena More than five thousand tourists arrived in Cartagena on Monday morning Cruise ship season is underway right across Spain, and the City of Cartagena.. 17/04/2017
Los Urrutias will benefit from English language watersports tuition as Neilsons returns to the Mar Menor The beachfront project will occupy parcels alongside the Estrella de Mar development in Los Urrutias Further details have been reported in the.. 17/04/2017
Palacio de Deportes still not completed 16 years after project began Meanwhile the new garden area opposite the sports palace has been built in record time and at low cost On Monday the Mayor of Cartagena, José.. 17/04/2017
Spectacular blaze at Cartagena breakers yard The blaze near Molinos Marfagones took four hours to put out The fire brigade of Cartagena were called out last Thursday to a spectacular fire at.. 10/04/2017
Activities in the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena during Semana Santa (7th to 17th April) The museum is open until late every day including Sunday and Monday during Easter week The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is offering a programme..
7th April free entry to main Cartagena tourist attractions for Viernes de Dolores The Día de la Patrona is a local Bank Holiday in the Cartagena municipality Cartagena celebrates the festivities of the Día de la Patrona on..
Murcia traffic at a standstill as Campo de Cartagena farmers continue protest Demands for solutions for the Mar Menor as 4,500 kilos of nitrates continue to enter the lagoon every day For the second day in a row the Polic&.. 06/04/2017
Work to widen the La Manga Club access road should be complete by October The road from Los Belones to Portman is being widened at a cost of 2.4 million euros The work which is being undertaken to widen the RM-314 road.. 05/04/2017
Roman Theatre Museum Cartagena: El tiempo detenido. El legado fotográfico de Emeterio Cuadrado Díaz This exhibition can be seen in the Museo Teatro Romano Cartagena until June 12th 2017 The Roman Theatre Museum, El Museo Teatro Romano, hosts the exhibition..
Location of speed traps in the Cartagena municipality between 3rd and 9th April These are in addition to the fixed speed controls across the region Cartagena police operate a system of mobile speed traps which move around the municipality..
Mega-yacht stuns beachgoers in La Azohia Sailing Yacht A moored for a couple of hours in the bay of Mazarron Bathers and locals in the eastern part of the bay of Mazarrón were treated.. 03/04/2017
Murcia government not to blame for boar crash car write-off Five wild boar caused an accident on the road between El Algar and La Manga The legal department of the regional government of Murcia has ruled that.. 03/04/2017
Cartagena archaeological museum presents star exhibit for the spring The Taracea de Langon will be on display in Cartagena until the end of June On Friday the Museo Arqueologico Municipal of the city of Cartagena presented.. 01/04/2017
Cartagena beaches may be without bars for the start of Easter The chiringuito owners of Cartagena are anxious to make the most of Semana Santa The Mayor of Cartagena admitted in council on Thursday that the delay.. 31/03/2017
Cartagena Town Hall races to prepare the beaches for Easter Beaches in Cartagena need attention with under a week to go to Semana Santa In just a week’s time, on Friday 7th April, Cartagena will have.. 31/03/2017
Injured motocross rider rescued in La Aljorra The man suffered a broken leg on the Monte del Pericon The fire brigade of Cartagena were called out on Saturday afternoon to come to the aid of.. 27/03/2017
Murcia artichoke growers begin harvesting bumper end-of-season crop Murcia accounts for half of the artichoke production of Spain Adela Martínez-Cachá, the minister for Water, Agriculture and the Environment.. 24/03/2017
Murcia institutions observe a minute of silence for London terrorist victims Proceedings in the Murcia parliament were halted at precisely midday Throughout the Region of Murcia on Thursday morning staff at Town Halls, regional.. 23/03/2017
Murcia government approves two more green filters to protect the Mar Menor The ponds at El Algar and San Pedro del Pinatar will occupy 14 hectares The regional government of Murcia continues to make progress towards ensuring.. 23/03/2017
Great egrets spotted in the Mar Menor This species of heron is a rarity in the Region of Murcia The officials monitoring conditions in the Mar Menor received a pleasant surprise last.. 21/03/2017
One dead in car crash between El Algar and La Union The injured driver had to be cut from the wreckage on the N-332 One person died and four were injured in the early hours of Sunday morning, when.. 21/03/2017
Burning car extinguished at the heliport of Santa Ana in Cartagena The heliport was taken out of service by the Spanish military in 2002 The fire brigade of Cartagena had a busy day on Monday, when after carrying out.. 21/03/2017
Cartagena firemen rescue injured walker in San Gines The man fractured two bones on the hill of San Gines de la Jara A walker who fell on Monday while rambling on the hill of San Ginés de la.. 21/03/2017
MURAM Cartagena shows accessible art knows no discrimination Creatividad y Pulsión. Bienal Contemporánea en Arte Outsider Creatividad y Pulsión. Bienal Contemporánea en Arte Outsider is..
21st March Educational chat and concert about Bach in Cartagena European International Day of early music Talk and concert in Spanish “Bach y la Música de la Ilustración” at 19.30h in the Museo..
Murcia government still on target to restore Mar Menor beaches by Easter Funding of 7.7 million euros is being received from the national government Adela Martínez-Cachá, the minister for Agriculture, Water.. 20/03/2017
Cartagena university thesis confirms Mar Menor green filters will work Phosphates and nitrates are eliminated by microorganisms with the help of the right soils and plants The strategy of creating “green filters.. 17/03/2017
Dead body found in Cartagena harbour could belong to 65-year-old Irishman The body was spotted near the Escala Real in Cartagena on Wednesday morning The body of a man who was originally believed to have been aged approximately.. 16/03/2017
Cartagena Town Hall urged to invest into promoting outlying districts Los Urrutias and Estrella de Mar call for more investment in social and economic growth as well as more promotion It is one of the stated intentions.. 15/03/2017
New underwater weaponry room at Museo Naval in Cartagena The Spanish navy museum in Cartagena expands its exhibition space The Museo Naval (or naval museum) in Cartagena has opened a new room dedicated.. 14/03/2017
Murcia government reports progress in beach restoration project The most urgent work is in the Mar Menor but elsewhere progress is already visible As the efforts continue to restore the beaches of the Costa Cá.. 10/03/2017
18 kilos of illegally caught octopus seized in Cartagena The legal limit for amateur fishermen is 5 kilos of octopus per day The Guardia Civil have reported a fisherman to the authorities after seizing 18 kilos.. 10/03/2017
Mar Menor Social Participation Committee to be formed Residents and those with economic interests will seek acceptable solutions for the Mar Menor A new committee has been formed by the regional government.. 07/03/2017
Cartagena primary school inaugurates urban vegetable garden Young pupils at an El Bohio school grow lettuces, peas and carrots David Martínez, the local councillor for Education in the Town Hall of.. 07/03/2017
Cartagena barbers upset over competition from north Africans Suspicions abound over the legality of Moroccan hairdressers in Cartagena One of the upshots of the large numbers of north Africans who have arrived.. 06/03/2017
American signal flare removed from La Manga marina The device was spotted by a fisherman in the Puerto Mayor area of La Manga Navy explosives specialists were called out on Saturday to the incomplete.. 06/03/2017
New bathing jetty locations studied in Los Urrutias and Estrella de Mar Five jetties will be installed on the shore of the Mar Menor in Cartagena Work is under way in the municipality of Cartagena to establish the exact location.. 01/03/2017
125 Cartagena pensioners begin pilgrimage to Caravaca The group will complete their 158-kilometre walk to the Holy City on 5th April A group of 125 people, all of them aged 60 or over, set off from.. 01/03/2017
Carnival ends and Cartagena prepares for Easter Week Official permission is given for building makeovers in the centre of Cartagena No sooner do the celebrations of Carnival come to an end in the city of.. 28/02/2017
Desalinated water reaches the fields of the Campo de Cartagena 8 cubic hectometers of water will reach the fields from Escombreras In a week when it has been confirmed that a further 20 cubic hectometers of.. 28/02/2017
Campo de Cartagena Mayors meet to discuss common ground Joint tourism and environmental projects were discussed in La Unión The local Mayors of most of the municipalities which occupy the Campo de Cartagena.. 28/02/2017
Murcia and Cartagena Town Halls demand resignation of regional president The future of Pedro Antonio Sanchez is in severe doubt As the pressure mounts on Pedro Antonio Sánchez to resign from the presidency of the.. 24/02/2017
Cartagena welcomes one of the largest yachts in the world The Sailing Yacht A is worth an estimated 400 million euros Following an unscheduled prolongation of her stay in Gibraltar one of the world&rsquo.. 23/02/2017
Lucky escape as train smashes into vehicle in Pozo Estrecho The car stalled while crossing the railway line A female driver had a lucky escape on Wednesday evening when her car was hit by a train on the.. 23/02/2017
Cartagena council acquires former Playa Honda health centre at a bargain price The council managed to acquire the 357 square metre building for just 4,000 euros Cartagena municipal council has become the owner of the property which.. 21/02/2017
Elderly travellers suffer mishap in El Algar Cartagena firemen rapidly extinguished the fire Several elderly travellers found themselves temporarily stranded on the vía rápida.. 21/02/2017
Cartagena shooting leaves one dead and one seriously wounded The killing took place in a Cartagena garage on Sunday afternoon A 40-year-old man was shot dead in the José María de la Puerta district.. 20/02/2017
Liverpool FC training at La Manga Club this week Liverpool's title bid has collapsed in recent weeks as their poor form has dropped them to fifth, 11 points behind Chelsea after 25 games J.. 17/02/2017
Caravan goes up in flames on La Manga Caravanning in Playa Honda Cartagena firemen were called out just after 11am Officers of the Cartagena fire services were called to a fire on the camping Villas Caravanning.. 14/02/2017
Murcia government presents Mar Menor protection measures to farmers Hedgerows will prevent runoff into the Mar Menor in Los Belones and Los Nietos The department of Water, Agriculture and the Environment in the regional.. 14/02/2017
Cartagena changes 15 Francoist street names The Plaza de Bastarreche in Cartagena becomes the Plaza de las Puertas de San José It is over nine years since the controversial Historical.. 13/02/2017
Cartagena relocates bust of Carlos III to its rightful place Carlos III was responsible for the strengthening of the fortifications of Cartagena in the 18th century The Town Hall of Cartagena has declared 2017.. 09/02/2017
San Gines de la Jara hill in Cartagena to become a site of historical interest Prehistoric remains at San Gines include a 900,000-year-old human finger The regional government has initiated the procedures by which the hill known.. 08/02/2017
Gruesome murder in the Cartagena countryside A dead body was found tied to a post between San Isidro and Los Castillejos The Guardia Civil have begun an investigation into the gruesome discovery.. 07/02/2017
Until 10th March, Contracultura art exhibition at the Muralla Bizantina in Cartagena Contracultura: Lo icónico y lo ambiguo by Pedro Juan Rabal examines icons and ambiguity “Contracultura: Lo icónico y lo ambiguo&rdquo..
Cartagena petrol thieves arrested Two caught red-handed in Los Dolores on Sunday night The Policía Local of Cartagena arrested two people in Los Dolores on Sunday night after they.. 07/02/2017
New boat devoted to cleaning up the Mar Menor The Limpiamar will pick up floating rubbish and remove fuel spillages from the Mar Menor The regional government unveiled another initiative to combat.. 07/02/2017
Injuries and damage as strong winds sweep across Cartagena An injured walker was rescued from Cala Cerrada in Cabo Tiñoso The fire brigade of Cartagena were kept busy on Sunday by the unusually strong.. 06/02/2017
Torre Pacheco mourns five after road tragedy The five dead were honoured at a joint funeral on Monday morning Torre Pacheco came to a standstill at 11.00 on Monday morning as the funeral began.. 06/02/2017
Cartagena police complete motor vehicle renovation program The Policia Local of Cartagena have completely renovated their fleet since 2015 The Town Hall of Cartagena unveiled five new vehicles which have.. 01/02/2017
Traffic increases on the ghost motorway between Cartagena and Vera The number of vehicles on this stretch of the AP-7 is still 23% lower than in 2006 It may have come too late to have an influence on the concerns.. 31/01/2017
February football matches at La Manga Club Winter training camps are underway and the public are permitted to watch team friendlies The La Manga Club winter training camps are busy with.. 31/01/2017
Project for Mar Menor green filter given favourable report by Scientific Committee Favourable report from the Scientific Committee about the implementation of a green filter planned for the Mar Menor The Scientific Advisory Committee.. 31/01/2017
Cartagena pays homage to 5,545 migrants who died last year crossing the Mediterranean Many drown when boats which are inadequate for the crossing, sink at sea As America erupted into protest over the decision of Donald Trump to.. 30/01/2017
Dutch cyclists rescued from Cartagena coastline The three cyclists were taken to safety by sea as night fell Firemen from Cartagena were called out on Saturday evening to rescue three Dutch cyclists.. 30/01/2017
2017 Cruise ship season starts in Cartagena 3,000 passengers arrived on board the MSC Magnífica The first 3,605 passengers of the year arrived in Cartagena on Friday, with 25% more boats.. 28/01/2017
La Manga requests help from Murcia in implementing sustainable mobility plan The Mayor of Cartagena targets EU funds allocated to the Region of Murcia The La Manga Consorcio organization, which seeks to defend the interests of.. 26/01/2017
After 20 million euros and 10 years, the Palacio de Deportes remains closed On Monday the Mayor of Cartagena is holding yet another meeting to try and resolve the issue After 10 years in construction and over 20 million.. 25/01/2017
Record waves batter Cabo de Palos Waves of over six metres in Valencia, Catalunya and Murcia The extreme winter weather system which has affected eastern Spain for the last six days.. 24/01/2017
25th March free concert with the Trío Bacarisse in Cartagena Taking place in the CIM building The Salón de Actos Isaac Peral of the CIM Facultad de Ciencias de la Empresa building in Cartagena (which is the..
Campo de Cartagena and Mazarrón remain on orange alert The snow has moved on but strong winds remain The Campo de Cartagena, which basically covers most of the coastal areas around the Mar Menor and.. 21/01/2017
Strong winds fell large tree in central Cartagena Ficus have been weakened by two very dry summers The extreme weather battering the Murcia Region at the moment is also bringing strong winds and.. 19/01/2017
First snow in Cartagena City for 80 years! Outlying areas of the Cartagena Campo received between 15 and 20 centimetres forcing road closures Photographer: Val Jenkinson, showing the road.. 19/01/2017
Structural work in the Cartagena Campo improves Cartagena-Mazarrón road The RM-E22 carries 1.1 million vehicles a year Torrential episodes of rain such as that experienced across the region prior to the festive season.. 16/01/2017
Cartagena targets Norwegian tourists The Deputy Mayoress of Cartagena visits tourism fair in Oslo Ana Belén Castejón, the Deputy Mayoress of Cartagena, has spent the weekend.. 16/01/2017
Inscription for the 2017 Cartagena Ruta de las Fortalezas race opens 23rd January The challenge in Cartagena is to complete the 53-kilometre route in 12 hours One of the most grueling athletic events on the annual calendar in the Region.. 13/01/2017
Diocese of Cartagena launches revamped webpage to coincide with Caravaca Jubilee Year The Diocese page includes Mass times for the whole of the Region of Murcia In the midst of fears that the Catholic Church is losing touch with the reality.. 11/01/2017
Tourist numbers at main Cartagena sites up by 16 per cent in 2016 The most popular sites were the Roman Theatre of Cartagena and the Punic Wall As the Town Hall of Cartagena strives to increase tourist activity.. 11/01/2017
Cartagena working to save its rural treasures The ethnographical museum at Puertos de Santa Bárbara is to be given a total overhaul Cartagena city is full of historical monuments and.. 10/01/2017
Cartagena makes more of its archaeological heritage The Molinete hill and the Roman quarries in Canteras are being promoted in Cartagena As part of the project to make more of Cartagena’s extensive.. 10/01/2017
Romería of the Virgen de la Luz in the Rambla del Cañar, Tallante Cartagena The Romería takes place on the first Sunday after Three Kings On Sunday 8th January the village of Tallante celebrated its Romería in.. 10/01/2017
Mobile radars this week in Cartagena and Murcia municipalities Police continue with their campaign to crack down on speeding during the week of 9th to 15th January Speed kills! That’s the message.. 09/01/2017
20th to 29th January Los Belones route of the Guiso and Asiático La Ruta del Guiso de la Abuela in Los Belones also features Asiatico coffee The Costa Cálida generally enjoys a warm climate, but as the last..
14th January La Aljorra celebrates its annual Encuentro de Cuadrillas The XXII edición del Encuentro de Cuadrillas de La Aljorra La Aljorra, which falls within the Cartagena municipality, hosts its annual Encuentro de..
14th and 15th January free guided theatrical visits by Cervantes in the ARQUA Cartagena Cervantes himself(!!!) takes visitors on a guided tour of the exhibition “Cervantes. De Cartagena al Parnaso” As part of the celebrations..
14th to 17th January Fiestas of San Antón in Cartagena Fiestas de San Antón 2017 These include a Romería on the 9th and blessing of the animals on the 17th The 17th January is the day of Saint..
14th January free 3 km guided walk of the Calblanque regional park Activities for the family at your leisure or with organised groups Murcia possesses a number of regional parks, each one offering a unique eco-system..
16th January Pozo Estrecho celebrates San Fulgencio with pelotas galileas Residents gather to share this traditional dish of the Cartagena Campo January is a time for warming food and winter fiestas and in the village of..
21st and 22nd January guided visit of Cervantes exhibition at the ARQUA Cartagena Cervantes himself(!!!) takes visitors on a guided tour of the exhibition “Cervantes. De Cartagena al Parnaso” As part of the celebrations..
28th January Pozo Estrecho pasadobles competition grand final Pieces written by finalists in the XXV Concurso Internacional de Composición Músical de Pasodobles Villa de Pozo Estrecho are performed in the Centro..
28th and 29th January free guided visit of Cervantes. De Cartagena al Parnaso in the ARQUA Cervantes himself(!!!) takes visitors on a guided tour of the exhibition “Cervantes. De Cartagena al Parnaso” As part of the celebrations..
3rd February ENGLISH Modernist Cartagena and tapas triangle tour Discover the gastronomic goodies of Cartagena and its modernist architecture Uncover some of the very best elements of Cartagena; it’s beautiful Modernist..
4th February, Zarzuela light opera at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena La Tempranica by Romea and Gimenez at the Cartagena auditorium La Tempranica is a light “zarzuela” opera composed by Julián Romea..
4th February Tom Sawyer Detective at the Teatro Circo Apolo El Algar Children’s musical theatre in the Cartagena countryside The Teatro Circo in El Algar is a fully restored and functioning theatre offering a varied programme..
5th February V Trail de La Aljorra Cartagena The full title of this race is the Trail de La Aljorra "Carrera Popular del Almentro y el Garbancillo de Tallante" The Association of residents..
10th and 11th February national saetas competition in La Palma Cartagena CONCURSO NACIONAL DE SAETAS A saeta is a simple song performed during the Semana Santa processions, sung by a lone voice. The moments when these..
11th and 12th February VIII Trofeo Ciudad de Cartagena, III Grand Trophy Spar This competition is becoming increasingly international as the years go by The VIII Trofeo Ciudad de Cartagena, III Grand Trophy Spar, draws competitors from..
12th February Imperial citizens; a family activity in Cartagena Take a step back in time and find out how the Romans lived in Cartagena Dates for this activity; 12th, 19th and 26th February, 5th and 12th March..
12th March Imperial citizens; a family activity in Cartagena Take a step back in time and find out how the Romans lived in Cartagena Dates for this activity; 12th, 19th and 26th February, 5th and 12th March..
12th February IV Milla de La Huertecica in Cartagena A family event with races for children and adults designed to encourage healthy activity This race is amongst those organised within the programme for 2017..
13th to 28th February exhibition of Cartagena Carnival costumes See the glamorous costumes linked to Cartagena Carnival Cartagena celebrates its Carnival between 17th and 28th February this year, concluding with..
17th February, OSRM perform Mahler and Strauss at the Cartagena auditorium The OSRM are joined by soprano Maria Espada at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra perform in Cartagena under the..
17th to 28th February Carnival in Cartagena The main Carnival parade is on the 25th February Cartagena Carnival is a large and spectacular event, filling the centre of the city with noise and..
17th February ENGLISH language Naval tour of Cartagena Discover the fascinating naval past of Cartagena Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using..
Carnival in Spain: What's going on? Who are Don Carnal and Doña Cuaresma? Carnaval is coming, but what's it all about? Excitement is visibly growing as carnival..
19th February Imperial citizens; a family activity in Cartagena Take a step back in time and find out how the Romans lived in Cartagena Dates for this activity; 12th, 19th and 26th February, 5th and 12th March..
21st February, Tosca, opera at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The Opera 2001 company perform at the Cartagena auditorium This performance of Puccini’s masterful opera, which was first performed in Rome in 1900..
22nd to 24th February, Chirigotas Carnival competition at the Auditorio El Batel Cartagena The Chirigotas compete for glory at the Cartagena auditorium To coincide with the celebration of Carnival in the city of Cartagena the 15th annual &..
24th Feb-12th March Caldero and Marinera route La Manga del Mar Menor Gastronomic specialities of the Mar Menor in the eastern area of Cartagena The concept of the tapas route is now well-established in the Region of Murcia..
24th February, photography talk at the Teatro Romano museum in Cartagena Namaste features Photorouter and Angel Macia at the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena Photographer Ángel Maciá and the Photorouter photographic..
25th February, guided walk in the Regional Park of Calblanque Activities for the family at your leisure or with organised groups Murcia possesses a number of regional parks, each one offering a unique eco-system with..
25th February family entertainment at the Teatro Circo Apolo El Algar Children’s musical theatre in the Cartagena countryside with Misión Fantasma The Teatro Circo in El Algar is a fully restored and functioning..
25th February ENGLISH language tour of Algameca in Cartagena Discover the hidden corner of Algameca; Cartagena's main water course Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided..
25th February, Carnival activity at the at the Teatro Romano museum in Cartagena Roman carnival fun for children in Festum Romae at the Cartagena Roman theatre The museum of the Roman Theatre in Cartagena is celebrating Carnival..
26th February Mama Mia the Musical at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The music of Abba in a charity performance at the Cartagena auditorium This charity performance of the musical featuring songs by Abba is in aid of a local..
Winter training camp matches at La Manga Club Winter training camps are underway and the public are permitted to watch team friendlies The La Manga Club winter training camps are busy with.. 08/01/2017
26th February Imperial citizens; a family activity in Cartagena Take a step back in time and find out how the Romans lived in Cartagena Dates for this activity; 12th, 19th and 26th February, 5th and 12th March..
To 27th March Emilia Paula; The Roman woman in the Roman Theatre Museum Cartagena Emilia Paula; The Roman woman in the Festival EMILIA PAULA. LA MUJER ROMANA EN LAS FIESTAS Emilia Paula; The Roman woman in the Festival 10th February..
Until 31st May, Arquitexturas exhibition at the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena Paintings by Esteban Bernal at the Museo Teatro Romano in Cartagena The Roman Theatre museum in Cartagena has opened a new exhibition entitled &ldquo..
Cartagena: Enrique Gabriel Navarro. An anthology An exhibition in three locations; From 28th October 2016 to January 15th 2017 Enrique Gabriel Navarro was one of the most important artists of the 20th century..
1st-5th March Superbikes back in Cartagena; public are welcome to come along and watch the action The first ever Superbikes only day starts the annual Pro-Test 1st to 5th March Fans of motorcycle racing in all its many facets are in for a treat again..
3rd, 4th and 5th March: Spanish naval simulator in Espacio Mediterráneo Cartagena If you ever fancied being captain of a frigate, this is your chance! The Spanish Navy is installing a marine navigation simulator inside the main entrance..
CANCELLED - 4th March Carnival in Cabo de Palos Cabo de Palos lies within the Cartagena municipality Please note that this event has been cancelled until further notice. 12 midday, the carnival parade..
4th March Eros Tango at the Teatro Circo Apolo El Algar A night of tango, with music, poetry and dance The Teatro Circo in El Algar is a fully restored and functioning theatre offering a varied programme of events..
5th March Imperial citizens; a family activity in Cartagena Take a step back in time and find out how the Romans lived in Cartagena Dates for this activity; 12th, 19th and 26th February, 5th and 12th March..
11th March family magic with Chequín at El Batel Cartagena Gesture, music and dance are all part of this participative family show Chequín is a spectacle produced by magician Paulino Gil, who plays Leonardo..
10th March free concert Alondra Bentley and Lelé Terol Cartagena Part of the cycle of Leer Pensar, Imaginar A free concert is taking place in Cartagena on the evening of 10th March as part of the programme “Iguales..
10th March to 2nd April Cartagena Tapas and Asiático route Sample this famous Cartagena coffee and the best of local tapa The X Ruta de la Tapa de Cartagena The tenth edition of the Cartagena tapas route..
11th March Xavier Deltell, music master at the Teatro Circo Apolo El Algar Children’s musical theatre in the Cartagena countryside The Teatro Circo in El Algar is a fully restored and functioning theatre offering a varied programme..
12th March, Symphonic Rhapsody of Queen at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Orchestral rock music first performed by Queen at the Cartagena auditorium This orchestral tribute to the music of rock giants Queen comes to the Cartagena..
Thursday 16th March ENGLISH LANGUAGE FIVE HILLS OF CARTAGENA tour CARTAGENA: CITY OF THE FIVE HILLS Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a..
25th March ENGLISH LANGUAGE Roman quarries and glass museum tour Cartagena Visit the Roman Quarries and see the monuments built with local stone:pick-up Los Alcázares and Torre Pacheco Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm..
24th March to 6th April benefit art exhibition in Cartagena All monies raised by the sale of the paintings will be donated to the Asociación Pablo Ugarte which raises funds for the study of cancer in children..
25th March, Turandot, opera at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The masterpiece by Puccini at the auditorium on the seafront in Cartagena Turandot is one of the masterpieces of opera penned by Giacomo Puccini, although..
26th March Free guided tour of Cartagena Military structures: Paseo de Ronda This year Cartagena celebrates the Year of the Illustration This free guided tour of Cartagena is offered by the Tourist Information Office in the City of..
26th March Romería Al Calvario in Cartagena Thousands of people accompany the Virgen up from central Cartagena to a hilltop high above the city A series of special Masses have been held in the church..
31st March ENGLISH language tour of Modernist Cartagena and its Casino Discover the modernist architecture of Cartagena and its Casino Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the..
31st March Cartagena archaeological museum presents la Taracea de Langón The presentation is followed by a guitar concert The Cartagena Archaeological Museum is supported by an organisation of “Friends of the Museum&rdquo..
31st March and 1st April Cartagena speed circuit free entry racing El Circuito de Velocidad 12 Horas de Resistencia The Cartagena speed circuit hosts its first resistance race over the weekend of 31st March to 1st..
1st and 2nd April Hormiga Hippy Market in El Batel Cartagena III edición Feria de diseño y Otras Artes en Cartagena Although this is called a Hippy Market it’s best described as a multi arts event..
1st April Route of the Fortresses in Cartagena The Ruta de las Fortalezas is a gruelling 51km race between the military fortresses of Cartagena La Ruta de las Fortelezas in Cartagena is a gruelling..
2nd April, La Patrulla Sinfonica, classical lunchtime concert for youngsters at El Batel in Cartagena Childrens cartoon music played by the OSRM at the Cartagena auditorium This show features the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra performing numbers which..
2nd April Free choral concert Cartagena with the Coro Diatessaron Taking place in the Basilica de la Caridad in Cartagena The Basilica de la Caridad, in calle Caridad in Cartagena is the scene of a free choral..
7th to 16th April Los Urrutias Tapas Route VII Rutapa Internacional de Los Urrutias The VII 'Rutapa' Internacional de Los Urrutias is taking place throughout the Easter holidays as normal..
7th to 16th April Semana Santa in the outlying districts of the Cartagena municipality Alumbres, Cabo de Palos, El Algar, La Puebla, La Aljorra, Los Belones, El Albujón These are the Semana Santa processions which take place in various..
7th to 16th April Semana Santa Cartagena 2017 Easter week Programme Cartagena, 7th to 16th April 2016 Military precision, sleek shining lines of gliding penitents, and the sheer scale of these atmospheric..
8th April Cartagena chamber orchestra at the El Batel Auditorium Tickets for this lunchtime concert are just 6 and 8 euros This concert features the sounds and marches which most typify the Semana santa of Cartagena, performed..
Wednesday 12th April ENGLISH language Cartagena inside Semana Santa tour (afternoon) Watch the behind the scenes preparations for one of the most important parades of the week -Wednesday 12th April: EASTER WEDNESDAY TOUR IN CARTAGENA..
Friday 14th April ENGLISH language tour behind the scenes of Holy Friday in Cartagena, evening tour NB TOUR FULLY BOOKED. SEE SCROLLING LIST AT BOTTOM OF DIRECTORY FOR OTHER EASTER TOURS. See the preparations underway for the evening parade, the largest..
15th April VII Carrera popular Isla Plana-La Azohía A 9650 metre long race along the seafront between these two coastal villages Organised by the neighbour’s association, this race starts at 10:00 and..
22nd April 9km nocturnal race Cartagena The Carrera Nocturna Arx Asdrubalis This night-time race starts at 20:30 and covers a distance of 9km The event departs from Plaza san Francisco in..
22nd April free guided family walk in the regional park of Calblanque Libros y Naturaleza to celebrate Book Day on the Mediterranean coast of Cartagena Activities for all the family are available in the regional parks this..
23rd April Free guided tour of Cartagena Military structures: Paseo de Ronda This year Cartagena celebrates the Year of the Illustration This free guided tour of Cartagena is offered by the Tourist Information Office in the City..
29th and 30th April Roller hockey championships in Cartagena The Copa Sur 2017 de Hockey en Línea is taking place in Cartagena on 29th and 30th April, with seven teams from Murcia, Andalucía and Valencia..
Cueva Victoria Out of Africa at the Archaeological Museum in Cartagena ‘Cueva Victoria. Out of Africa’ relates to the cave located in San Ginés de la Jara The Region of Murcia is rich in archaeological sites..
Kashgar by Luis Sáez in the Roman Theatre Museum Cartagena A photographic journey through north-western China "KASHGAR" by Luis Sáez can be visited in the Roman Theatre Museum Cartagena between..
Exhibition Cervantes. De Cartagena al Parnaso to 28th February The exhibition has been extended until the end of February As part of the celebrations of the 400th anniversary of the birth of the author of probably one..
2nd to 28th May: free family activity treasure hunt in Calblanque regional park Activities for all the family are available in the regional parks this month Murcia possesses a number of regional parks, each one offering a unique eco-..
3rd May free dance display in Cartagena In the Salón de Actos del Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy As part of the acts of International dance day a free performance by the Compa..
5th May, piano and orchestra concert at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Works by Falla, Ravel and Shostakovich at the auditorium in Cartagena This concert features the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra under the baton of resident..
5th to 7th May The Crosses of May in Cartagena Traffic restrictions apply in the centre of Cartagena for the Crosses of May This weekend the Cartagena municipality joins with many others across the..
6th and 7th May Cartagena se reManga V SALON MANGA EN CARTAGENA Cartagena welcomes its annual Salón del Manga and Japanese culture, "Cartagena se reManga" over the weekend..
6th May gathering of musical bands in the Auditorio El Batel Cartagena This concert features four bands participating in the II Encuentro de Bandas de Música de Cartagena. The Unión Musical Cartagonova, the Sociedad..
6th May 30 years of tangos with Malevaje Teatro Circo Apolo El Algar The Teatro Circo in El Algar is a fully restored and functioning theatre offering a varied programme of events and activities. Tickets can be obtained in..
8th May Concert Forum Sax Cartagena Taking place in the auditorium of the conservatorio Start time: 17:15 in the auditorio of the conservatorio, featuring four different sax formations. See..
11th May free strings recital in the ARQUA Museum Cartagena The Chagall quartet are interpreting works by Vivaldi, Rossini and Toldrà i Soler The subaquatic archaeology museum in Cartagena (ARQUA; Museo..
12th to 21st May Mucho Mas Mayo emerging arts festival in Cartagena Mucho Mas Mayo is a multi-discipline arts event focusing on emerging arts, which is being held in the city of Cartagena between the 12th and 21st May. There..
Friday 12th May ENGLISH tapas triangle tour around modernist Cartagena Discover the gastronomic goodies of Cartagena and its modernist architecture Uncover some of the very best elements of Cartagena; it’s beautiful Modernist..
13th May two free concerts in Cartagena as part of Mucho Mas Mayo This emerging arts festival has many components The vast emerging arts festival of Mucho Más Mayo is taking place in Cartagena between the 12th..
14th May IMPLIK2 present la Fuerza del Destino in Cartagena Live tribute in the El Batel Auditorium A benefit concert for TP Cartagena Tickets cost 12 and 10 euros and can be purchased directly from the box office..
15th, 17th, 18th and 22nd May recitals at the Conservatorio de música de Cartagena Taking place in the auditorium of the conservatorio Click here for map; Conservatorio de música de Cartagena Times and details shown on..
19th May ENGLISH GUIDED TOUR: Cartagena harbour and Navidad fort Take a boat trip out to the Christmas fort and discover more about the historic harbour of Cartagena Mediterranean Cartagena tours is a firm specialising..
19th May, OSRM orchestral concert at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Works by Beethoven, Berg and Schubert at the auditorium in Cartagena This concert features the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra under the baton of guest..
20th May La Noche de Los Museos in Cartagena Stacks of free concerts, things to visit, with museums open until 2am NB: THIS ARTICLE WILL BE UPDATED IN THE COMING DAYS TO INCLUDE THE OUTLINE PROGRAMME..
20th May Roman Theatre Museum in the Noche de los Museos Cartagena The Roman Theatre Museum is always a popular choice with visitors on this open evening The Roman Theatre Museum is always a hugely popular choice for those..
21st May, music from the Star Wars films at the El Batel auditorium in Cartagena The Film Symphony Orchestra presents La Musica de las Galaxias in Cartagena The Film Symphony Orchestra are back, bringing the best of the music from the..
21st May Free guided tour of Cartagena Military structures: Paseo de Ronda This year Cartagena celebrates the Year of the Illustration This free guided tour of Cartagena is offered by the Tourist Information Office in the City of..
26th and 27th May Weekend DJ Festival in Cartagena Free open-air DJ music, workshops and young DJ competition Weekend DJ returns once again to Cartagena on the 26th and 27th May with a weekend of free music..
26th May free open air concert by the Armed Forces band in Cartagena This annual concert celebrates Armed Forces Day 26th May: The band of the Tercio de Levante and the grupo de gaitas y percusión Tambaire offer a free..
26th and 27th May free visits to Spanish naval frigate in Cartagena There are also static displays and the chance to navigate a Spanish naval vessel in a training simulator This year Cartagena offers a number of activities..
26th May soprano Ainhoa Arteta in the El Batel auditorium Cartagena A homage to Federico García Lorca Soprano Ainhoa Arteta offers a lyrical recital, with pianist Rubén Fernández Aguirre, comprising works..
Saturday 27th May ENGLISH LANGUAGE sailing tour of the Mar Menor Discover the secrets of Europe’s largest saltwater lake in this morning sailing tour Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language..
27th May Flamenco equestrian spectacular in the historic fishing district of Cartagena The Santa Lucía district holds the tenth edition of its open-air flamenco recitals The historic fishing district of Santa Lucia in Cartagena is located..
27th May Robe Iniesta at El Batel Cartagena Robe offers the second album in his solo Destrozares project Roberto Iniesta Ojea is a renowned singer-songwriter, frontman of rock band Extremoduro, a pun..
28th May Mocedades Sinfónico at El Batel Cartagena With the Agrupación Musical Sauces Mocedades are a well-known vocal formation who have been performing in Spain and Latin America for over 40 years..
The Three Kings arrive by catamaran in Cartagena on Thursday Seven tons of sweets and 18,000 toys will be flung into the crowd during this large Cabalgata The 5th January is the last big evening in the seasonal.. 04/01/2017
3,000 portions of Roscón de Reyes as Cartagena celebrates its pre-Three Kings This year the giant Roscón measured 230 metres in length The Gran Fiesta del Roscón de Reyes took place in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento.. 04/01/2017
2nd June 'Moda a la Española in Cartagena Fashion and art in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento of Cartagena The Plaza del Ayuntamiento in Cartagena hosts the event 'Moda a la española' on..
2nd to 11th June Fiestas de Primavera in La Aljorra, Cartagena CLICK ON IMAGES IN THE GALLERY TO ENLARGE Lots of live music and fun for all the family La Aljorra, in the Cartagena municipality, offers a wide range..
3rd June open air flamenco recital in Cartagena with Bernardo Miranda The Santa Lucía district holds the tenth edition of its open-air flamenco recitals The historic fishing district of Santa Lucia in Cartagena is located..
4th June Día de la Patata in La Puebla, Cartagena The fiestas of La Puebla in Cartagena are held in honour of the Sacred Heart This year’s annual fiestas in La Puebla, which falls within the Cartagena..
4th June Bikers breakfast in La Aljorra, Cartagena Anyone with a motorcycle is welcome to come along and enjoy The village of La Aljorra, which lies within the Cartagena municipality, is hosting its annual..
4th June Chamber Orchestra of the New Hamburg Philharmonic in Cartagena Vivaldi’s Four Seasons is amongst the programme on offer The New Hamburg Philharmonic was founded in 2003 by freelance professional musicians from..
9th to 11th June Cartagena speed circuit III Trofeo Circuito Cartagena Bikers Club 160 riders with three days of free entry for the public at the speed circuit The Circuito de velocidad de Cartagena pays homage to rider Pedro Oton..
10th June free open-air flamenco in the Santa Lucia district of Cartagena The Santa Lucía district holds the tenth edition of its open-air flamenco recitals The historic fishing district of Santa Lucia in Cartagena is located..
10th June, Ventepijo rock festival in Pozo Estrecho Aire Canada and Nunatak top the bill at the Pozo Estrecho festival in July The third edition of the #Ventepijo music festival in Pozo Estrecho, in the municipality..
11th June voluntary beach clean-up : La Azohía-Isla Plana Organised by ADELA, a local association looking after the environment of la Azohía (Cartagena) The furthest corner of the Cartagena municipality..
14th to 18th June Cartagena Sabor VI Feria Gastronómica Cartagena Gastronomic tapas at 2 euros from over 20 gastrostands on the Muelle Alfonso XII (main waterfront area) alongside..
Thursday 15th June ENGLISH language tapas triangle tour around modernist CartagenaDiscover the gastronomic goodies of Cartagena and its modernist architecture Uncover some of the very best elements of Cartagena; it’s beautiful Modernist..
16th to 24th June Fiestas of San Isidro in Los Belones Cartagena Live music, food and community activities including bonfire for San Juan in Los Belones Los Belones in the Cartagena municipality, celebrates its annual..
16th to 24th June gay pride week in Cartagena Fiesta EnOrgulleCTCartagena Gay Pride Week Fiesta EnOrgulleCT Cartagena celebrates its annual Fiesta EnOrgulleCT gay pride week between the 16th and 24th June, with the second..
Saturday 17th June nocturnal theatrical tour of Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena See the Roman Theatre by moonlight or in the company of Indiana Jones The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is adding a series of nocturnal theatrical..
17th June Samuel Serrano in the Santa Lucia fishing district of Cartagena The Santa Lucía district holds the tenth edition of its open-air flamenco recitals The historic fishing district of Santa Lucia in Cartagena is located..
17th June International Yoga Day in Cartagena Día Internacional del Yoga (Plaza del Ayuntamiento de Cartagena) From 19.30 to midnight the Día Internacional del Yoga 2017 is taking place..
18th June Fiesta de la Musica in Cartagena Live music in the streets of Cartagena The Concejalía de Juventud of Cartagena is once again welcoming in the summer season with the third edition..
17th June dance school Nuria Más end of year show in Cartagena The event is being held at the Auditorio El Batel Cartagena Estudio de Danza de Nuria Más, la VII Gala de Puertas abiertas sobre el Escenario..
18th June Free guided tour of Cartagena Military structures: Paseo de Ronda This year Cartagena celebrates the Year of the Illustration This free guided tour of Cartagena is offered by the Tourist Information Office in the City of..
18th June XXXVI Festival de Danza studio de Danza Carmen Baños Cartagena Pupils from the municipal dance school show their end of course pieces. XXXVI FESTIVAL DE DANZA. ESTUDIO DE DANZA CARMEN BAÑOS Start time 19:00 in..
20th June municipal dance school dance display Cartagena XXIV Muestra de danza Cartagena Pupils from the municipal dance school show their end of course pieces. No price given. Consult Box office or tourist..
Tuesday 20th June ENGLISH LANGUAGE sailing tour of the Mar Menor Discover the secrets of Europe’s largest saltwater lake in this morning sailing tour Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language..
21st June solidarity concert for refugees in El Batel Cartagena Raising money for refugees withsome of the best bands in the Murcia Region Start time 20:00 Venue El Batel Cartagena Tickets 12 euros in advance or 15..
Construction of a storm tank in Los Nietos to be licensed this month The works will cost a total of 2, 317,470 euros and take 10 months to complete On Wednesday the regional government announced that the planned.. 04/01/2017
23rd June benefit dance gala in CartagenaThe escuela de baile Margarita Amante dances in aid of ASTEAMUR The event is being held at the Auditorio El Batel. Pupils from the escuela de baile Margarita..
Friday 23rd June ENGLISH GUIDED TOUR: Cartagena harbour and Navidad fortTake a boat trip out to the Christmas fort and discover more about the historic harbour of Cartagena Mediterranean Cartagena tours is a firm specialising in..
Saturday 24th June see the Roman Theatre in Cartagena by moonlight See the Roman Theatre by moonlight or in the company of Indiana Jones The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena is adding a series of nocturnal theatrical..
Every Saturday:Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena part of family themed routes programme Indiana Jones uncovers the Romans in this fun family activity Every Saturday during May and June Every Saturday during May and June a fun family..
Every Sunday: Discover the Roman Theatre Museum and Imperial Cartagena The guided route Carthago Nova Imperial: Teatros y Templos takes place on Sundays during May and June Every Sunday during May and June a SPANISH LANGUAGE..
T-LA offers huge range of activities for young people in the Cartagena municipalitySports, cultural and sociable activities are all available The T-LA programme run by the Youth department of Cartagena offers an amazing range of activities..
29th June Mar Menor sunset sailing tour with ENGLISH speaking guide Discover the secrets of Europe’s largest saltwater lake in this morning sailing tour Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language..
Adolescent graffiti sprayers arrested in Cartagena The three youngsters confessed to defacing cars and a school in Cartagena Three young people have been arrested by the Policía Local in Cartagena.. 04/01/2017
1st July free open air flamenco in the Santa Lucia district of CartagenaThis is the last in this cycle of flamenco recitals The historic fishing district of Santa Lucia in Cartagena is located opposite the modern-day container..
6th July Free concert in Mar de Cristal: Los HappysThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Thursday 6th July Free concert: Los Happys. Venue: Mar de Cristal..
7th to 9th July Roman Festival in Cartagena Immerse yourself in the Roman past of the city Cartagena returns to its Roman past over the weekend of 7th to 9th July, with the first edition of the Festival..
Friday 14th July ENGLISH language tapas triangle tour around modernist CartagenaDiscover the gastronomic goodies of Cartagena and its modernist architecture Uncover some of the very best elements of Cartagena; it’s beautiful Modernist..
14th to 22nd July 2017 Mar de Musicas Festival Cartagena: overviewUB40 feature in a programme principally focusing on Latino music with lots of free concerts Mar de Músicas is an eclectic music festival which takes..
14th July Mar de Musicas Cartagena opening night Residente headlines the opening night of Mar de Músicas, alongside Kanaku y El Tigre, Carla Morrison, Puerto Candelaria and Nicola Cruz Mar de..
15th July Free concert in La Azohía: Jesús RíosThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Saturday 15th July Free concert: Jesús Ríos. Venue..
15th July Free concert in Cabo de Palos: Y Si Fuera SanzThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Saturday 15th July Free concert: Y Si Fuera Sanz. Venue: Cabo..
15th July Mar de Musicas Cartagena Aterciopelados from Columbia headline in the Auditorio Parque Torres, with MODDI in the Artillery Park Mar de Músicas is taking place in the Cartagena..
Sunday 16th July Mar de Musicas Cartagena Flamenco and Jazz fusion with Tomatito and Michel Camilo, Manuel García, Rosalia and a free concert from Honduran Aurelio Mar de Músicas..
Monday 17th July Mar de Musicas Cartagena Pablo Milanés from Cuba,Kandace Springs from the USA and two free concerts for a warm Monday evening Mar de Músicas is taking place in the..
Tuesday 18th July Mar de Musicas CartagenaRodrigo Leao with Scott Matthew, El Kanka, Feten Feten, IFÉ, and Ayoho; two paid and three free concerts in Cartagena Mar de Músicas is..
19th July free open air cinema on the beach in Mar de CristalThe activities take place all along the coast of Cartagena, including the areas of Cabo de Palos, La Azohía, Mar de Cristal, La Manga, Los Urrutias amongst..
Wednesday 19th July Mar de Musicas Cartagena A night of FREE music with SEVEN FREE CONCERTS Mar de Músicas is taking place in the Cartagena municipality between the 14th and 22nd July offering..
20th July Free concert in Mar de Cristal: The Ben Gunn Mento BandThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Thursday 20th July Free concert: The Ben Gunn Mento Band (part..
Thursday 20th July Mar de Musicas Cartagena Mar de Músicas is taking place in the Cartagena municipality between the 14th and 22nd July offering a broad spectrum of world music, with the focus..
21st July Mar de Musicas Cartagena with UB40 UB40 head up the main concert of the night, with flamenco from Rocio Márquez and three free concerts Mar de Músicas is taking place in the..
21st July free showcooking demonstration in La Manga del Mar MenorPart of the Mi Mar Menor programme of activities for this summer Friday 21st July Live cooking show with Spanish dialogue. Learn all about the gastronomic..
22nd July Symphonic Youth orchestra of Cartagena in El BatelThese bargain tickets are just three euros The JOSCT, the Cartagena Youth Orchestra (Joven Orquesta Sinfónica de Cartagena) is celebrating its first..
22nd July Free concert in Cabo de Palos: Habaneras by the lighthouseThe concert forms part of the Cartagena municipality's summer programme of activities Saturday 22nd July Free concert: Habaneras by the lighthouse..
22nd July last night of Mar de Musicas CartagenaOumou Sangaré closes Mar de Músicas, with Leyla McCalla in the artillery park Mar de Músicas is taking place in the Cartagena municipality..
New Years Day immigrants intercepted off Cartagena coast More immigrants were intercepted off Murcia last year than at any time since 2009 The New Year may be a time of hope for many people, but the desperate.. 03/01/2017
26th January ENGLISH LANGUAGE Cartagena Asiatico and history tour This tour discovers the best of Cartagena including its most famous beverage Thursday the 26th: CARTAGENA ASIATICO TOUR Cartagena Mediterranean tours..
Intense work begins to rehabilitate Mar Menor beaches after heavy rains Beaches from Los Urrutias to La Manga require a major overhaul One of the principal casualties of the heavy rains which caused so much damage across.. 01/01/2017
Carnival in Spain: What's a Chirigota? Just what are Carnival (Carnaval) Chirigotas? Chirigotas are a remnant of the Mediaeval traditions of "Carnaval", the bawdy, lewd and noisy celebrations..
Cartagena installing giant plant pots following Berlin Christmas market attack The Interior Ministry has warned town halls across Spain to take protective measures against terror attacks The recent attack in Berlin has sent.. 23/12/2016
New look for improved Cartagena lighthouse promenade The Faro de Navidad stands at the entrance to the port of Cartagena The walkway which provides access to the Faro de Navidad lighthouse at the entrance.. 23/12/2016
New exhibition in Cartagena shows the glory of Nolla mosaics The exhibition can be visited until the 20th January The Palacio Molina in Cartagena hosts an exhibition dedicated to the exuberant mosaics and.. 22/12/2016
The Mar Menor is prone to flooding every 5 years 416 million euros of investment in flood prevention is required in the Segura basin In the aftermath of the disastrous flooding which hit Los Alc.. 22/12/2016
Drunk driver who rammed police car arrested The incident occurred at 4am in the morning when police were directing motorists around a fallen tree It’s not as though police were looking.. 21/12/2016
Free new bus route pilot scheme in Cartagena Two M17 routes aim to improve public transport in the city of Cartagena As part of the efforts to improve the sustainability and viability of public.. 20/12/2016
Cartagena city catches 221 litres per square metre over the weekend Police and emergency services were kept busy by a stream of calls Cartagena caught the worst of the rain on Saturday and by Sunday lunchtime had recorded.. 19/12/2016
No rail transport between Cartagena and Murcia on Monday Flights from San Javier to Alicante were diverted on Sunday evening The heavy rains and episode of severe weather which has battered the Murcia.. 19/12/2016
Roman Theatre Museum Cartagena offers Roman Saturnalia tours this Christmas Discover the Roman Saturnalia celebrations at the Museo Teatro Romano in Cartagena The Feliz Navidad, Bona Saturnalia tours are held at 11.30 on.. 15/12/2016
Cartagena seeks more EU funding to excavate the Roman Amphitheatre The last Cartagena bid was pipped by the La Manga development Project The Town Hall of Cartagena passed a motion on Wednesday to pursue EU funding in.. 15/12/2016
Cartagena high-speed rail terminal will be in the existing station The station in Avenida de America will be converted to receive AVE trains There is still no fixed date for the arrival of the AVE high-speed rail.. 14/12/2016
Cartagena politicians say tolls on the Cartagena-Vera ghost motorway should be scrapped Many drivers still avoid using the ghost motorway in south-west Murcia Following the news this week that Spain’s loss-making toll motorways are.. 14/12/2016
Escombreras rail link could be make the El Gorguel macro-port a European hub The Secretary of State for Infrastructures visited Escombreras on Tuesday Pedro Rivera, the regional government minister for Development, was in.. 14/12/2016
Dragon Boat Indoor Cup to raise funds for Cartagena charity The entry fee consists of food for the Hogar del Buen Samaritano charity The Hogar del Buen Samaritano charity in Cartagena is to receive a welcome early.. 13/12/2016
Hesperides oceanographic research vessel leaves Cartagena for the Antarctic Researchers will not return to Cartagena until May 2017 The “Hesperides” oceanographic research vessel set sail from the port of Cartagena.. 13/12/2016
Two boatloads of immigrants rescued off Cartagena coastline Meanwhile 1100 immigrants have been plucked from the waters of the Mediterranean off the coast of Italy With the weather becoming increasingly colder.. 12/12/2016
Environmentalists call for Mar Menor green belt to reduce flood risk A green belt of trees and hedges would protect the Mar Menor from agricultural runoff The rain which fell last week in the south-east of the Region.. 12/12/2016
Murcia government plans to renovate the Gran Cine Central in Cartagena The building in Plaza de la Merced was last open to the public 16 years ago The Gran Cine Central, formerly the main cinema of the city of Cartagena.. 09/12/2016
The main street of Roman Cartagena is now visible to the public Part of the Decumanus Maximus can be seen in the Plaza de la Merced in Cartagena The Decumanus Maximus, the main east-to-west street which ran through.. 09/12/2016
Street markets as normal in Los Dolores, La Aljorra and La Palma on Thursday The normal weekly markets are being held in spite of the Bank Holiday It’s business as normal for the street markets in the outlying districts.. 07/12/2016
Restoration work begins at San Gines de la Jara monastery Work at the 17th-century building in El Baal could last for 18 months After a long battle by campaigners work to restore the monastery of San Giné.. 07/12/2016
Cartagena Roman Theatre plans virtual reality tours Visitor numbers at the most visited monument in Murcia will top 200,000 this year As part of the constant efforts to continue improving the experience.. 05/12/2016
Strict security enforced as Murcia government closes Escombreras waste plant Five were arrested in June for failing to deal properly with waste in Escombreras The Department of Water, Agriculture and the Environment of the regional.. 05/12/2016
Inauguration of municipal bélen in Cartagena signals start of Christmas The huge structure is protected by a 200 square metre canopy Cartagena kick-started the Christmas run-up on Friday evening with the official inauguration.. 05/12/2016
Cartagena military honour patron, Santa Bárbara Constant rain didn´t dampen the spark of enthusiasm for the patron of artillerymen The 4th December is the festival of Saint Barbara, .. 05/12/2016
2nd December Cartagena inaugurates the municipal belén Christmas street lighting is switched on for the festive season Cartagena Christmas programme Friday 2nd December Plaza San Francisco Click for..
Cartagena Town Hall needs 300,000 euros to open Cueva Victoria to the public The San Gines de la Jara caves contain some of the oldest human remains in existence The Town Hall of Cartagena is embarking on work to make it.. 02/12/2016
2nd to 4th December Theatre, Rock and Magic in El Algar Cartagena The Teatro Circo in El Algar offers three spectaculars over the weekend The Teatro Circo in El Algar is a fully restored and functioning theatre offering..
Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena open on Bank Holidays of 6th and 8th December Guided visits are available in English at no extra cost Two special theatrical visits can be enjoyed on the 6th and 8th December The Roman Theatre.. 29/11/2016
Cartagena seeks solutions to youth drinking problems The problem of “botellón” is not confined to summer months On Monday morning the main administrative building in Cartagena was.. 28/11/2016
Cartagena council calls for Roman Theatre museum to open free twice a month The municipal museums will remain free of charge Another marathon council meeting took place this week in Cartagena with a raft of topics for discussion.. 25/11/2016
Anti-aircraft frigate open for public visits in Cartagena this weekend The Frigate “Álvaro de Bazán” (F-101) is open on Saturday and Sunday Those who enjoy visiting military hardware have.. 25/11/2016
Two arrested for petrol station hold-up in El Albujón An 18 year old and a minor, both of Moroccan nationality, were detained Two men of Moroccan nationality, one aged 18 and the other still a minor.. 24/11/2016
Cartagena: Carthagineses y Romanos. Una historia In the Roman Theatre Museum until the 28th November Relive the most powerful and impactful moments of the Carthagineses y Romanos in this photographic..
Cruise ship passengers in Cartagena up by 31% The port has welcomed over 142,000 cruise ship passengers in the first nine months of 2016 Cartagena continues to push forward, developing its attractions.. 21/11/2016
Emergency services rescue injured walker between El Portús and la Cueva del Gigante The area is difficult to access with steep gradients Rescue services turned out in force to attend a call from an injured walker on Saturday who sustained.. 21/11/2016
Location of speed traps in Murcia and Cartagena to 27th November These are mobile speed traps which move every week Cartagena and Murcia police operate a system of mobile speed traps which move around the two municipalities.. 20/11/2016
Exhibition about the Cueva Victoria opens in Cartagena Archaeology Museum ‘Cueva Victoria. Out of Africa’ relates to the cave located in San Ginés de la Jara The Region of Murcia is rich in archaeological.. 16/11/2016
Festive season means more employment in the Murcia Region Restaurants, retailers and those who install festive lighting all create more jobs There’s no escaping it, as Christmas decorations start.. 16/11/2016
Cartagena council prepares campaign to help the homeless as temperatures drop The campaña Ola de Frio ( operation cold snap) begins as the nights get colder With winter finally approaching after the long, hot summer.. 16/11/2016
Work continues to provide bus service in Playa Paraiso Residents have petitioned for Playa Paraiso to be included on the La Manga bus service run for years Residents of Playa Paraiso may see their requests.. 16/11/2016
Glorious sunshine for the Cartagena urban Classic bike race More than 60 riders enjoyed the urban course The Moto Club Cartagena celebrated more than 60 years of classic bike enthusiasm on Sunday as more.. 14/11/2016
Turtle released into the wild after being found on Playa del Barco Perdido in la Manga del Mar Menor The loggerhead turtle has been treated in the regional wildlife recovery centre A 4 four year old turtle which was found on the beach of Playa del.. 11/11/2016
Cartagena unveils plans for dog-friendly areas in city parks The first of four dog parks in Cartagena will be in the Parque de la Rosa The Town Hall of Cartagena is putting the finishing touches on plans to create.. 10/11/2016
Geo-radar search for Roman remains in the Monte Sacro area of Cartagena Depending on what is found the area could become an archaeological park or a residential district The area around Monte Sacro in Cartagena ( the.. 10/11/2016
Project presented to eliminate flooding in Mar de Cristal, Los Nietos and Islas Menores Work is already underway in Mar de Cristal and is pending permits in Los Nietos As Murcia moves into autumn the prospect of winter rains has once more.. 09/11/2016
Mediaeval...make that, Modernist Market, opens in Cartagena This is essentially the Mediaeval Market with a different ambience This year Cartagena is celebrating its “Year of Modenist Architecture&rdquo.. 04/11/2016
Six more immigrant boats rescued off Murcia and Andalucia on Thursday 109 Africans brought ashore in Cartagena, Almeria and Motril Thursday was yet another busy day for Spain’s maritime rescue service, with six separate.. 04/11/2016
Centenary ficus tree affected by drought in Cartagena A huge branch collapsed onto the Muralla del Mar on Tuesday The Region of Murcia has suffered two consecutive years of drought and there have been many.. 02/11/2016
Los Belones market as normal on Tuesday It’s a Bank Holiday elsewhere for “Todos Los Santos” In spite of Tuesday being a Bank Holiday and the festivity of All Saints.. 31/10/2016
Esos locos Fantasmos in the Teatro Circo Apolo cancelled tonight Refunds are available from the Box Office The representation of Esos locos Fantasmos in the Teatro Circo Apolo in El Algar for Monday 31st October has.. 31/10/2016
Places still available for the 2016 Cross de la Artillería in Cartagena The races take place on the 20th November Cartagena hosts the 2016 edition of the XV Cross de Artillería on the 20th November, with three different.. 31/10/2016
Cartagena researchers patent graphene-enhanced super plastic The new super-plastic has taken over four years to develop in Cartagena A team of researchers at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena.. 27/10/2016
Cartagena lowers property taxes and pushes for the status of province Cartagena Mayor wants to see the Region of Murcia divided into two provinces Cartagena council held another monster pleno council session this week.. 25/10/2016
Cartagena Town Hall subsidizes dog and cat castrations Funds are set aside to subsidize 200 operations in Cartagena in November As part of the efforts to reduce the number of stray animals and abandoned.. 21/10/2016
Surge in business and residential licences generate good revenue for Cartagena urban dept. This is a welcome spark of business activity after seven years of economic crisis On Thursday Cartagena held its regular council meeting, during.. 20/10/2016
Plataforma Pacto por el Mar Menor and regional minister meet to discuss Mar Menor This summer agricultural nitrates caused excessive algal growth This week discussions about the future of the Mar Menor and the steps which must.. 20/10/2016
Cartagena welcomes Norwegian exchange students 19 students from the Amalie Skram Videregáende Skole in Bergen are improving their Spanish The Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena welcomed.. 19/10/2016
First S-80 submarine should be concluded in 2020 Work to extend the hull has now been finished and fitting out initiated The Navantia dockyards in Spain has been working over a period of several.. 18/10/2016
Spanish aircraft carrier open for visits on Sunday 16th in Cartagena The Juan Carlos I and the Frigate Numancia are open on Sunday afternoon Those with an interest in military hardware have the opportunity to visit one..
Remains of former Roman Port discovered in Cartagena street The original port may have run along the edge of Calle Mayor It’s virtually impossible to stick a spade anywhere into the ground in the City.. 14/10/2016
Fire extinguished close to Sabic plastics plant in La Aljorra Additional firecrews were scrambled due to the inflammable materials used within the plant Firecrews from the Cartagena station extinguished a fire.. 13/10/2016
Three turtles find a new lease of life in Calblanque regional park All three would have died from wounds caused by human negligence Three turtles were returned back to the sea at the weekend following a spell in.. 11/10/2016
100 year old ficus trees face the chop in Cartagena The drought has been behind a spate of ficus related incidents in the last few months It’s pruning season but few of us face such a daunting.. 11/10/2016
Universidad Popular courses spread to outlying districts in Cartagena These adult education courses offer an ideal way to integrate Throughout the Murcia Region there are many adult education classes on offer via the.. 11/10/2016
One lucky dog saved from certain death in La Unión mining shaft The dog disappeared down into unmarked mine workings near to Portmán Remnants of the mining past of the Sierra Minera are littered all over the.. 05/10/2016
Open day on the Clara Campoamor rescue boat in Cartagena on 5th October This is part of a day of activities paying homage to all mariners Anyone interested in visiting the Marine Rescue boat, the buque de Salvamento Marí..
3rd to 26th November, 36th Cartagena Jazz Festival Gregory Porter and Christian Scott are among the stars performing in Cartagena this November The 36th edition of the annual Cartagena Jazz Festival, the oldest..
Location of mobile speed traps Cartagena and Murcia 26th September to 2nd October Police continue with their campaign to crack down on speeding during the week of 26th September to 2nd October Speed kills! That’s the message..
Batel auditorium investigation committee to interview the architect The cost of building the Cartagena auditorium escalated to 65 million euros The first people to appear before the Town Hall committee in Cartagena which.. 23/09/2016
Two harpoon fishermen from Cartagena arrested in Cabo de Gata The Cartagena divers were detained at the beach of Rodalquilar in Almeria Two young men from Cartagena were arrested by the Seprona wildlife protection.. 23/09/2016
Second campaign yields 34 objects from the sunken frigate Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes The British were responsible for sinking the vessel back in 1804 Spanish frigate Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes was sunk by British ships on.. 21/09/2016
Hannibal and Himilce wed as Romans and Carthaginians continues These colourful theatrical representations take place in Cartagena this week Visitors passing through Cartagena may have noticed that supermarkets.. 21/09/2016
Walker rescued from Sierra Gorda in Cartagena A 66-year-old man suffered an accident in the mountains between Cartagena and Escombreras The fire brigades of Cartagena and Murcia joined other emergency.. 20/09/2016
Murcia drought status boosts production at Valelentisco desalination plant More water is needed by Murcia farmers from the desalination plant in Isla Plana Isabel García Tejerina, the Minister for Agriculture, Food and.. 20/09/2016
Cartagena traffic brought to a standstill by protesting farmers The farmers of Murcia demand emergency water supplies for their crops Traffic in the Avenida Alfonso XIII, the main street in Cartagena which runs.. 16/09/2016
British tanker ship towed into port in Cartagena The cargo of 4732 tons of ethanol was intact on arrival in Cartagena A British-registered chemical tanker ship carrying 4,732 tons of ethanol was towed.. 14/09/2016
La Azohia residents demand new social and medical centre The plot of land formerly occupied by the Guardia Civil lies empty in La Azohia The local residents association of La Azohía, which goes under.. 13/09/2016
First open-air modernist painting competition in Cartagena More than 60 artists participated in this first edition of the competition More than 60 artists turned out on Saturday to take part in the first.. 12/09/2016
Almond rustlers caught in the act as Murcian police pounce 15 tons of almonds are worth 30,000 euros at today’s prices The casual observer could be forgiven for thinking that there are easier, and.. 11/09/2016
Locations of mobile speed traps Cartagena municipality 12th to 18th September Police continue with their campaign to crack down on speeding during the week of 12th to 18th September Speed kills! That’s the message.. 11/09/2016
Military divers safely dispose of aircraft bomb found off the Cartagena coastline The device was at a depth of 29 metres by the isla de Las Palomas Divers from the anti-mines subaquatic division of the Spanish Navy (UBMCM), have.. 08/09/2016
800 Moroccans stranded in Cartagena by ferry engine failure The passengers refused to disembark in Cartagena before receiving compensation Almost 800 passengers who were travelling on board the ferry “Sardegna.. 07/09/2016
Isaac Peral submarine replica installed on Cartagena roundabout The original Isaac Peral submarine now resides inside Naval Museum The Isaac Peral submarine (click to read the history of this important and interesting.. 04/09/2016
Wave of immigrant boats continues as two more reach the Murcian coastline 12 people believed to have been on board the second boat have not been located The wave of small boats containing illegal migrants attempting to.. 01/09/2016
Replica of Isaac Peral Submarine for Cartagena roundabout The submarine now resides inside Naval Museum The Isaac Peral submarine (click to read the history of this important and interesting submarine).. 29/08/2016
Locations of mobile speed traps Cartagena municipality 29th August to 5th September Police continue with their campaign to crack down on speeding during the week of 29th August to 5th September Speed kills! That’s the message.. 29/08/2016
30 illegal immigrants detained on the Murcian coastline Three boats have arrived in Murcia within the last few hours Following Ramadan there is always an upsurge in the numbers of illegal immigrants.. 19/08/2016
Extra police speed controls in Cartagena municipality between 22nd and 28th August Speed trap locations for 22nd -28th August Controls are being run in coastal areas as well as the city this week It’s peak holiday season.. 19/08/2016
724 illegal products decommissioned in Los Urrutias market Police continued to check for fake goods in street markets Everybody loves a bargain but if Calvin Klein undies are two pairs for a fiver, then.. 19/08/2016
Three metre long blue shark sighted in Cartagena harbour This is the fourth sighting of a tiburón azul, or tintorera along the coastline this summer Another sighting of a blue shark off the Murcian.. 18/08/2016
Roman anchor recovered from the Cabo de Palos coastline The 2,000 year old piece was just a short distance from the lighthouse It’s amazing what holidaymakers unearth and on Wednesday the subaquatic.. 18/08/2016
Viaduct reopens in Cartagena following refurbishment Traffic flow down into the centre of the city returns to normal Thank goodness for that! An end to the delays and congestion caused by the.. 18/08/2016
Alumbres celebrates the Día de san Roque Fiestas are held in honour of the patron saint around the 16th August The village of Alumbres, which lies within the vast Cartagena municipality, held.. 17/08/2016
Progress made to resolve flooding in Mar de Cristal, Islas Menores and Los Nietos Mud misery has become a regular occurrence after autumn storms There are several long-term problems that have all contributed to the situation in the.. 17/08/2016
Work begins to solve Mar Menor water run-off problem A 5km long pipeline will carry agricultural water-off to Cabo de Palos for treatment The Murcian regional government has issued a number of statements.. 17/08/2016
Cabo de Palos celebrates the Virgen de la Asunción Local fishermen carried the image of their patron out to sea Cabo de Palos (within the Cartagena municipality and at km 0 of La Manga del Mar Menor).. 16/08/2016
Banana boat Brexit as Brit rams patrol boat in the Mar Menor The 40 year old was arrested after the banana boat “Brit and run” on Tuesday evening The 40 year old Brit from La Manga rammed a regional.. 11/08/2016
New information service in Cartagena bus stops Waiting times before the next bus will be displayed alongside other traffic information Cartagena council has initiated the installation of a new.. 11/08/2016
5th to 15th August Fiestas at Caravanning La Manga Caravanning La Manga is close to the Mar Menor at La Manga del Mar Menor. Caravanning La Manga lies within the Cartagena municipality, Click for map: Caravanning..
Perin Fiestas 5th to 16th August includes hanging of the donkey Don't worry, it's not a real donkey, this is just another daft fiesta tradition There are some pretty mad fiestas in Spain, but sadly the longer..
12th to 14th August Fiestas in Playa Paraiso Cartagena Playa Paraiso is on the shores of the Mar Menor in the Cartagena municipality Click here for map: Playa Paraiso Click here for more information about the..
12th to 15th August Fiestas in Los Urrutias These continue until the beginning of September The neighbour’s association in Los Urrutias, on the shores of the Mar Menor, holds regular festive..
12th August, Free ecological tour of the regional park of Calblanque 12th August, ecological tour of the regional park of Calblanque “El peso de tu bolsa, el peso de tu huella” in Calblanque regional park..
13th August free night of Elvis Presley in Cabo de Palos The King of Rock n Roll lives on in Cabo de Palos, Cartagena This weekend is a big Bank Holiday weekend celebrating the festivities of the Virgen de la Asunci..
19th August the best of contemporary dance FREE in Cabo de Palos The Maxima Open Air Tour 2016 arrives in the Cartagena municipality The best dance music of the moment can be enjoyed free of charge in Cabo de Palos on..
20th and 21st August Fiesta activities in Los Urrutias Los Urrutias lies on the shores of the Mar Menor within the Cartagena municipality The neighbour’s association in Los Urrutias, on the shores of the..
27th, 29th, 30th and 31st August, the old cathedral of Cartagena opens to the public The Catedral Vieja in Cartagena is open to visitors for just four days a month The old cathedral of Cartagena, (click link for map and history) which is dedicated..
27th and 28th August open air dance and foam party Los Urrutias Los Urrutias lies on the shores of the Mar Menor within the Cartagena municipality The neighbour’s association in Los Urrutias, on the shores of the..
21st August free entry classical operatic concert La Manga del Mar Menor "De Corazón a Corazón" features three Russian soloists "De Corazón a Corazón" includes operatic arias, popular..
31st August: Free guided visit of the Cartagena 112 services installations This is the Parque de Seguridad from which firemen and local police operate Anyone interested in finding out more about the daily activities of the..
3rd September Open air dance to conclude Fiestas in Los Urrutias Los Urrutias lies on the shores of the Mar Menor within the Cartagena municipality The neighbour’s association in Los Urrutias, on the shores of the..
7th September: Free guided visit of the Cartagena 112 services installations This is the Parque de Seguridad from which firemen and local police operate Anyone interested in finding out more about the daily activities of the..
10th September, beach cleaning day at the regional park of Calblanque 10th September, beach cleaning day at the regional park of Calblanque A chance to help preserve the unspoilt coastline of Calblanque in Cartagena..
10th September Cartagena Open-air painting competition I Concurso de Pintura al Aire Libre Ciudad de Cartagena On 10th September Cartagena hosts its first open-air painting competition, based around the theme..
Monday 12th September ENGLISH guided sunset tour of the Mar Menor Discover the secrets of Europe’s largest saltwater lake in this sunset sailing tour Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language..
14th to 18th September Fiestas La Manga del Mar Menor Lots of free family activities La Manga del Mar Menor celebrates its annual fiestas populares between the 14th and 18th September with a wide range of activities..
Thursday 15th September ENGLISH language cheese and wine tour Cartagena campo Artisan cheeses and local wines from Cartagena Impossible to find a better combination than the one formed by artisan cheeses produced by La..
José María Falgas in the Palacio Consistorial Cartagena The exhibition is in situ between the 8th September and 16th October The Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena, which houses the main institutional functions..
16th to 25th September Romans and Carthaginians Cartagena 2016 Fiestas de Cartagineses y Romanos, Cartagena, 16th to 25th September This colourful and enjoyable festival celebrates the history which shaped the Region..
18th September Bikers day at La Manga Fiestas The Cosmopolitans hold their annual biker day La Manga del Mar Menor celebrates its annual fiestas populares between the 14th and 18th September, the majority..
24th September ENGLISH LANGUAGE Romans and Carthaginians tour in Cartagena Discover the real history behind the fiestas before enjoying the grand parade Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language guided tours..
25th September Open day at Cartagena tourist monuments This is part of the Romans and Carthaginians Fiestas On Sunday 25th September the City of Cartagena is holding a special free entry open day in its most important..
Friday 30th September ENGLISH guided sailing tour of the Mar Menor Discover the secrets of Europe’s largest saltwater lake in this morning sailing tour Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language..
Until 31st August, Eduardo Chillida exhibition at the Muram in Cartagena Buscando La Luz features sculptures and other work by the Basque artist The Muram modern art museum in Cartagena is hosting a retrospective exhibition of..
Cartagena expects 26,000 cruise ship tourists in August Ten cruise liners are scheduled to call at Cartagena this month August is set to be a very busy month at the cruise ship terminal in Cartagena, and as.. 10/08/2016
Fuente Álamo Casa de Cultura, Cartagena : Secuencias del Modernismo Secuencias del Modernismo can be seen in Fuente Álamo until the 2nd October Works from the first open air painting competition which was held..
El Portus residents seek a solution to erosion and rock falls Part of the seafront and various homes in El Portus are cordoned off Residents and homeowners in the small coastal village of El Portús.. 09/08/2016
1st October, The Snow Queen children’s musical in Cartagena La Reina de las Nieves at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena A musical version of the Hans Christian Andersen fairy tale the Snow Queen, which was the basis..
8th October Benefit concert Cartagena CONCIERTO BENÉFICO EL GRITO DE ASIDO On the 8th October the open air auditorium in the Auditorio Parque Torres de Cartagena hosts the fourth annual..
8th October free concert in Cartagena to celebrate 50 years of Caja Rural Regional Pop-rock group Stolen and Los Vecinos del Cuarto perform free The Plaza San Francisco in central Cartagena is the venue for a free concert on Saturday 8th..
8th and 9th October, Cirque des Sens Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Aihua Cirque des Sens at the Cartagena auditorium This family show features the very best in contemporary circus entertainment, including acrobats of..
9th October Cartagena fashion parade 3º DESFILE MODA EN LA CALLE An annual event run by fashion shops in this district of the city of Cartagena showing the latest trends and new stock..
12th October free lunchtime choral concert in the ARQUA Cartagena Habaneras and songs of the sea are being performed by the Coral Polifónica Carthagonova The 12th October is a national holiday in Spain and in Cartagena..
12th to 16th October Cartagena Outlet Fair Bargains galore for shoppers in Cartagena Between the 12th and 16th October, 47 Cartagena businesses are selling off their overstocks, end of lines and special..
14th to 16th October Festina Lente in Cartagena Four sailing boats arrive in the port crammed with music, arts and theatre The port area of Cartagena will be transformed into a spectacular backdrop this..
Saturday evenings free guided visit of the ARQUA Cartagena The subaquatic archaeology museum in Cartagena possesses a wealth of artefacts The ARQUA museum in Cartagena is an interesting museum focusing on the..
15th October free pop in Cartagena with the II Festival Otoño Pop Four local groups perform in a night of free music It may be chilly in the UK, but here in Murcia there are still open-air concerts on offer as we head for..
21st October, Spanish singer Rozalen live in concert in Cartagena Rozalen performs at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena After a change in schedule popular singer Rozalén performs at the Auditorio El Batel on the..
1st to 31st October, Cartagena Cypress tree exhibition in the regional park of Calblanque Activities for the family at your leisure or with organised groups Murcia possesses a number of regional parks, each one offering a unique eco-system..
28th October to 6th November Cartagena Beerfest The best international beers and good music Beerlovers have a hot date over the All Saints and All Souls Bank Holiday in the form of the Cartagena Beerfest..
29th October, Zarzuela anthology at the El Batel auditorium in Cartagena Favourites from Spanish light operas performed live at the Cartagena auditorium This selection of favourites from some of the best known “zarzuela&rdquo..
30th October Cantajugo in Cartagena A children’s show in El Batel Children’s entertainment in El Batel on the 30th takes the form of Cantajuego, Viva mi planeta! All dialogue..
31st October Theatre; Don Juan Tenorio in Cartagena Mandatory Halloween viewing! Don Juan Tenorio by Jose Zorrilla The show begins in El Batel at 21.30, with tickets available at 12€ from the..
31st October a terrifying night at the Teatro Apolo in El Algar Esos Locos Fantasmas is a family spectacular The Teatro Circo Apolo in El Algar, in the outlying area of El Algar, within the Cartagena municipality hosts..
Scientific committee will oversee full evaluation of Mar Menor filtration issues Residents protest to demand more action and town halls call for more local involvement On Monday afternoon the regional minister for water and.. 08/08/2016
Warning flags at the beaches of Murcia, Monday 8th August Sixteen Costa Calida beaches fly the yellow warning flag on Monday The green “safe bathing” flag is flying at all of the 185 beaches of the.. 08/08/2016
1st November: Open day on the Clara Campoamor rescue boat in Cartagena This is part of a day of activities paying homage to all mariners Anyone interested in visiting the Marine Rescue boat, the buque de Salvamento Marí..
2nd November ENGLISH guided Halloween tour Los Remedios Cemetery Cartagena This fascinating cemetery is full of important monuments to the most important families in Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising..
3rd November: Lizz Wright Cartagena Jazz Festival The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 3rd November: Lizz Wright at the Auditorio El..
4th November free entry silent film with musical accompaniment Cartagena The 1922 film Gothic horror film Nosferatu will be accompanied by the Silent Film Ensemble The Aula de Cultura of the CAM (Fundación Caja Mediterr..
4th to 6th November Cartagena Modernist Market This is essentially the Mediaeval Market with a different ambience This year Cartagena is celebrating its “Year of Modenist Architecture” in the..
4th November Lambchop and Free concert Mood Swing, Cartagena Jazz Festival The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 4th November: Lambchop at the Nuevo Teatro..
4th November Swan Lake by the Russian ballet in Cartagena El Batel hosts the classic ballet by Tchaikovsky Probably the most performed ballet ever written, Swan Lake continues to enchant with this classic love story..
5th and 6th November free entry to roller hockey in Cartagena The Tiburones de Cartagena host games between 7 teams The municipal sports pavilion in the Polígono Cabezo Beaza in Cartagena hosts two days of roller..
5th November, Rodrigo Amarante and Asaf Avidan Cartagena Jazz Festival The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 5th November: Rodrigo Amarante and Asaf Avidan..
6th November Cross solidario de San Leandro Cartagena A solidarity race collecting funds for various good causes in the Cartagena municipality Athletes of all ages are invited to take part in the Cross solidario..
6th November Free guided tour of Modernist Cartagena This year Cartagena celebrates the 100th anniversary of some of its most important modernist structures Cartagena tourist office is offering a free guided..
9th November ENGLISH harbour tour of Cartagena Includes boat trip and visit to the Fuerte de Navidad Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours of the Region..
9th November La Bohéme Opera in Cartagena El Batel hosts this much loved opera by Puccini The El Batel auditorium is home to a performance of one of the most popular operas ever written, la Bohé..
11th November, Music Maker Foundation and Avishai Cohen at the Teatro Circo Cartagena The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 11th November: Music Maker Foundation and Avishai..
10th November, Free Concert, Eklectic at the Soldadito de Plomo Cartagena The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 10th November, Off Jazz, Free Concert, Eklectic..
12th November two free concerts, Pike Cavalero and Big Band Cotijazz, Cartagena The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 12th November: Free Concert, Plaza del Icue..
12th November Concert for Santa Cecilia in Cartagena This event is taking place in the El Batel auditorium The annual concert in honour of the patron saint of music, Santa Cecilia is being held iun the El Batel..
13th November free band concert with the Military band of the Tercio de Levante The concert takes place in the El Batel Auditorium The El Batel Auditorium in Cartagena hosts a free entry concert by the military band, the Unidad de Mú..
13th November classic motorbike race in the centre of Cartagena 60 classic bikes will race around an urban circuit alongside El Batel The Moto Club Cartagena is hosting the XL trofeo Corpus de velocidad Ciudad de..
17th November, Free Concert, Elena Gómez Trio at the Soldadito de Plomo Cartagena The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 17th November, Free Concert, Elena Gó..
18th November, Marengo Jazz Quartet and Dry Martina at the Sala El Santo, Cartagena The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 18th November, Marengo Jazz Quartet and Dry..
19th November ENGLISH Modernist Cartagena and tapas triangle tour Discover the gastronomic goodies of Cartagena and its modernist architecture Uncover some of the very best elements of Cartagena; it’s beautiful Modernist..
19th November, Jacky Terrasson and Cécile McLorin Salvant at Teatro Circo and three free concerts, Cartagena The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 19th November: Jacky Terrasson and Cé..
24th November, Free Concert, Zebojazz at the Sala Mr Witt, Cartagena The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 24th November, Free Concert, Zebojazz at the..
25th November, Gregory Porter at the Auditorio El Batel, Cartagena The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 25th November: Gregory Porter at the Auditorio..
26th November OSRM in Charity fundraiser Cartagena The Symphonic Orchestra of the Murcia Region performs popular classics The Symphonic Orchestra of the Murcia Region, directed by Virginia Martínez..
26th November inauguration of PR-MU 107 Sendero de Tallante The walk takes approximately 2 ½ hours An interesting walk is on offer for those within driving distance of Tallante in the Cartagena municipality..
26th November, Christian Scott and Madeleine Peyroux at the Nuevo Teatro Circo, Cartagena The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers a comprehensive programme of free and paid concerts throughout November 26th November: Christian Scott and Madeleine..
26th November ENGLISH language Roman Quarries and sandstone tour Cartagena Visit the Roman Quarries and see the monuments built with local stone Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours..
27th November free entry choral concert in Cartagena The Muestra de Canto Coral Maestro José Espinosa is in honour of Saint Cecilia The Auditorio y Palacio de Congresos El Batel in Cartagena..
1st December ENGLISH language Military tour of Cartagena and tapas lunch Discover the important military history of the city and enjoy tapas in historical military building 1st December: MILITARY CARTAGENA TOUR & TAPAS Cartagena..
4th December Free guided tour of Modernist Cartagena This year Cartagena celebrates the 100th anniversary of some of its most important modernist structures Cartagena tourist office is offering a free guided..
6th December Theatrical guided visit of Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena Two special theatrical visits can be enjoyed on the 6th and 8th December Guided visits are available in English at no extra cost The Roman Theatre Museum..
8th December Theatrical guided visit of Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena The musuem is open throughout the Bank Holiday period Guided visits are available in English at no extra cost The Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena has..
10th and 11th December Cartagena pre-Christmas programme The municipal belén is the focal point for activities in the City as we approach Christmas Cartagena offers a wide range of family fun and activities..
10th December Javier Alvárez in the Teatro Circo Apolo El Algar The Teatro Circo in El Algar The Teatro Circo in El Algar is a fully restored and functioning theatre offering a varied programme of events and activities..
2nd to 11th December El Algar Tapas Route V Ruta de la Tapa de El Algar Fifteen establishments are participating in the annual El Algar Tapas Route, offering a selection of speciality tapa..
15th December, Carol singing in aid of local cancer charities, Isla Plana All your favourite carols, mince pies and mulled wine On Thursday 15th December there will be carol singing at the social club in Isla Plana in aid of cancer..
16th to 18th December Cartagena Christmas Programme Free concerts and activities as Cartagena prepares for Christmas Cartagena Christmas programme 2016 Key locations: Plaza san Francisco, location..
17th to 19th December: A weekend with Johann Sebastian Bach in Cartagena Free concerts and family educational activities The music of Johann Sebastian Bach is set to fill the streets of Cartagena between the 16th and 19th..
16th to 18th December Independent design fair Cartagena El Batel hosts a fair full of creativity with 40 artisans and craftsmen participating The El Batel Auditorium in Cartagena will be filled with creativity..
17th December Vaya Santa Claus at the Teatro Circo Apolo El Algar Santa Claus and his toy factory come to Cartagena The Teatro Circo in El Algar is a fully restored and functioning theatre offering a varied programme of..
21st December ENGLISH LANGUAGE tour of Cartagena at Christmas Christmas lights and Christmas cheer in Cartagena Wednesday the 21st: CARTAGENA BY NIGHT WITH CHRISTMAS LIGHTS & TAPAS Turismo de Murcia y..
22nd to 24th December Christmas activities in the Cartagena municipality Free concerts and activities as Cartagena nears Christmas Cartagena Christmas programme 2016 Key locations: Plaza san Francisco, location of municipal..
24th December to 5th January, Roman Saturnalia tours of the Roman Theatre Museum in Cartagena Discover the Roman Saturnalia celebrations at the Museo Teatro Romano in Cartagena The Feliz Navidad, Bona Saturnalia tours are held at 11.30 on 24th..
26th to 28th December festive activities in Cartagena Free concerts, activities and magic in the street as Cartagena enjoys the festive season Cartagena Christmas programme 2016 Key locations: Plaza..
29th to 31st December Cartagena Festive programme Free concerts, activities and family entertainment in the street as Cartagena enjoys the festive season Cartagena Christmas programme 2016 Key..
29th December Puss in Boots at Teatro Circo Apolo El Algar Family entertainment for the festive season The Teatro Circo in El Algar is a fully restored and functioning theatre offering a varied programme of events..
Friday 30th December; ENGLISH LANGUAGE TOUR Baroque Christmas masterpieces in Murcia Enjoy the essence of Christmas in Murcia City Friday the 30th: BAROQUE NATIVITIES IN MURCIA, including NEAPOLITAN MASTERPIECES Cartagena Mediterranean..
2nd to 5th January Festive activities in Cartagena Cartagena concludes the festive season with free giant Roscón, children's theatre and parade of the Three Kings Cartagena Christmas programme..
5th January Cabalgata of the Three Kings in Cartagena The Three Kings arrive by catamaran to collect last minute wishlists in person The 5th January is the last big evening in the seasonal celebrations which..
8th January 2017 Romería del Cañar in Tallante This hugely popular Romería is always well attended El Cañar runs between Isla Plana and Tallante The Romeria of La Virgen de la Luz, in..
7th January Los Belones artisan fair Taking place in the Plaza de la Iglesia Los Belones concludes its festive season with a mini artisan market in the Plaza de la Iglesia on 7th January...
27th November, African plant walk at the regional park of Calblanque Activities for the family at your leisure or with organised groups Murcia possesses a number of regional parks, each one offering a unique eco-system..
30 illegal immigrants rescued off the Cartagena coastline on Sunday 6 separate boatloads were intercepted off the coastlines of Almería, Alicante and Murcia The national marine rescue services, Salvamento.. 01/08/2016
Cartagena council planning four dog beaches for 2017 season Four potential dog beaches are planned for next year All poticial parties supported a motion raised in the latest council meeting held in Cartagena.. 30/07/2016
Latest Mar Menor water tests show bathing is completely safe Work is under way to clean beaches around the Mar Menor This year there is no hiding from the problems being experienced by the Mar Menor, a combination.. 29/07/2016
Cabo Tiñoso becomes the second marine reserve in the Costa Calida 1200 hectares of the Mediterranean are protected between Mazarron and Cartagena This Wednesday the regional government gave its approval to the plans.. 29/07/2016
Cartagena cathedral holds its first Mass for decades The Town Hall of Cartagena hopes to restore the cathedral as a place of worship After an interval of many years a Holy Mass was held on Wednesday.. 28/07/2016
Another drunk driver travels the wrong way on a Murcia motorway The man arrested in La Palma is the fifth this year to have committed this offence There appears to have been a spate of incidents involving drivers.. 28/07/2016
Local Mayors discuss Mar Menor protection plans with the Murcia government Mar Menor environmental plans also include tourism and agriculture projects One of the positive upshots of the concerns this spring and summer over the.. 27/07/2016
Volunteers restore the maritime heritage of Cartagena 19 young adults from all over Spain are taking part in the Cartagena project Nineteen volunteer workers are currently involved in a project to further.. 26/07/2016
PP regional bosses unite to back infrastructure projects in Mediterranean regions Murcia president hosts Mediterranean region PP leaders in Cartagena Pedro Antonio Sánchez, the leader of the PP in the Region of Murcia.. 26/07/2016
Cartagena remembers the arrival of Santiago Apóstol in Spain This weekend Spain celebrated the saint’s day of Saint James, Santiago Apóstol, its patron saint. In Cartagena the day has special significance.. 26/07/2016
All Costa Calida beaches safe for bathing Over a thousand tests have been carried out in the Mar Menor since May The latest water quality analyses carried out by staff from the regional government.. 25/07/2016
Mobile speed trap locations this week for Cartagena and the Mar Menor Police continue their vigilance along the coast With the summer in full swing, police are intensifying their vigilance patrols around the Mar Menor this.. 25/07/2016
New OMITA office in Miranda, Cartagena municipality These admin offices in outlying areas save a trip into the city Miranda in the Cartagena municipality, has a new OMITA office, one of these invaluable.. 19/07/2016
Mobile speed trap locations in Cartagena and Murcia municipalities to 24th July This week the action has moved out to coastal areas The Policia Local is continuing to monitor speed on the roads of both Murcia and Cartagena.. 19/07/2016
Cartagena fishermen donate to the needy for the Virgen del Carmen 800 kilos of fresh fish for local charities The Cofradía de Pescadores de Cartagena, along with other coastal areas of the Murcia region.. 18/07/2016
Botelleo controversy rumbles on in Cabo de Palos The open-air party site in Cabo de Palos could threaten the regional park of Calblanque The situation regarding young people’s informal open-air.. 14/07/2016
Accessibility for the disabled attracts more tourists to Cartagena beaches Special facilities for those of limited mobility at ten beaches in Cartagena The Town Hall of Cartagena reports that the efforts to make the municipality.. 14/07/2016
Yellow flags at the Mediterranean beaches of La Manga No risk to bathers throughout the rest of the beaches of Murcia The return of easterly winds caused the yellow warning flags to be flown on Wednesday.. 13/07/2016
Murcia government outlines Mar Menor flood prevention proposals Drainage ditches and floodwater ponds to protect property in Mar de Cristal and Los Nietos The regional government has responded to the calls for flood.. 13/07/2016
Lifeguard drill impresses bathers at the Playa de Levante in Cabo de Palos The simulation in Cabo de Palos was observed by Q for Quality award staff Bathers at the Playa de Levante in Cabo de Palos, at the southern end of the.. 13/07/2016
Spectacular drugs chase off the coast of Cabo de Palos Six arrested after attempting to ship hashish from Melilla to the Balearics The Guardia Civil and the Spanish customs authorities took part in a spectacular.. 12/07/2016
Policing reinforced at Cabo de Palos Sunday market Illegal street vendors removed from the weekly market of Cabo de Palos The weekly markets at coastal towns in the Region of Murcia burst into life with.. 11/07/2016
Red flag at the Castle of La Atalaya to commemorate the Cartagena uprising of 1873 Cartagena was demanding regional autonomy as early as 143 years ago Tuesday 12th July marks the 143rd anniversary of one of the most significant dates.. 11/07/2016
Summer glass recycling campaign begins at Cartagena beaches The aim is to increase beach glass collection in Cartagena by 7 per cent The glass recycling company Ecovidrio, supported by the Town Hall of Cartagena.. 08/07/2016
Cartagena opens another OMITA Town Hall office in Los Urrutias There are now 17 OMITA offices in outlying districts of Cartagena As part of its commitment to providing more efficient services to outlying districts.. 05/07/2016
Murcia Town Halls honour the victims of the Istanbul terrorist attack The Mayor of Cartagena deplores the use of religion for political purposes Town Halls all over the Region of Murcia expressed their repulsion at the.. 30/06/2016
Cartagena raises 11 blue and 12 Q for Quality flags on its beaches This makes it joint winner of the “municipality with the most blue flags in Spain” league table. The urban beach of Cala Cortina, which.. 29/06/2016
Summer street markets open in the Cartagena municipality The extra markets open in La Azohía, Los Urrutias, Islas Menores, Isla Plana and Los Nietos The Cartagena municipality covers a vast area.. 27/06/2016
Cartagena LGTBi pride march fills the streets with rainbow flags The stars and stripes were also on show in memory of the victims in Orlando Saturday’s LGTBi Pride march in the centre of Cartagena brought a carnival.. 27/06/2016
Cartagena firefighters prepare for the Noche de San Juan Festive bonfires will be lit throughout Cartagena to celebrate the summer solstice As the night of San Juan on 23rd June (or the 24th for some people.. 22/06/2016
Until 10th July, La Manga and Mar Menor chiringuitos compete for best beach bar title 34 bars in the municipality of Cartagena are taking part in the Camino del Chiringuito 34 beach bars or “chiringuitos” along the Mediterranean..
Cartagena Town Hall takes possession of the castle of La Atalaya The castle in Cartagena is in need of restoration and repairs There has been growing concern recently over the dilapidated condition of the Castillo.. 22/06/2016
LGTB Pride Week continues in Cartagena Concerts on the seafront and a Bisexual Visibility march in Cartagena this week The LGTB rainbow flags are still flying outside the Palacio Consistorial.. 21/06/2016
Guardia Civil search for El Gorguel arsonist 70 hectares of mountain land burnt between El Gorguel and Portman Approximately 70 hectares of mountain land were affected by a wild fire on the western.. 21/06/2016
Cartagena air raid shelters host WW2 film crew 1940s Italian resistance fighters take refuge in the shelters of Cartagena The Civil War air raid shelters of Cartagena are playing host to an independent.. 21/06/2016
Cartagena police prevent outdoor drinking in Cabo de Palos A botelleo-free evening to start the summer in Cabo de Palos There had been some fears that the end of the school year in secondary education might coincide.. 20/06/2016
Cartagena promotes the reintroduction of the carob Carob farming used to be common in the Campo de Cartagena An event was inaugurated on Thursday at the Universidad Politécnica Cartagena (UPCT).. 17/06/2016
Homophobic graffiti at the Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy in Cartagena Not everyone is in favour of the LGBT Pride events in Cartagena During a week which began with the massacre of 50 people at a gay night club in Florida.. 16/06/2016
Cabo de Palos residents take to the streets to protest against botelleo Saturday evening protests are planned outside the Policía Local HQ in Cabo de Palos The residents of Cabo de Palos are adamant that this summer.. 16/06/2016
Cartagena Town Hall takes on responsibility for the Roman amphitheatre The amphitheatre in Cartagena held 11,000 spectators almost 2,000 years ago Although the Roman theatre and forum of Cartagena have become important tourist.. 14/06/2016
San Gines de la Jara fire attributed to careless smoker The Cartagena hill of Monte Miral is home to various small abandoned churches A fire which affected the Monte Miral hill in the municipality of Cartagena.. 13/06/2016
Three arrested after firing marbles at the La Aljorra Easter processions The arrested are among five members of a gang of nationwide fraudsters Five people have been arrested by the Guardia Civil following an investigation.. 10/06/2016
Cartagena monuments draped with La Rioja flags Cartagena separatists refuse to celebrate the Region of Murcia holiday As a gesture to show their dissatisfaction with Cartagena being a part of the.. 10/06/2016
Replica Peral submarine launched in Cartagena The original Peral submarine was launched in Cartagena 128 years ago A one-in-five scale model of the world’s first electric-powered submarine.. 07/06/2016
Cartagena Town Hall enforces the Historical Memory Law Statues of Admiral Bastarreche and General López-Pinto are removed from Cartagena It may have taken some time, but the Town Hall of Cartagena.. 07/06/2016
Cartagena improves bus services to the Hospital Santa Lucia Buses to the Santa Lucia will run from the centre of Cartagena every 10 minutes The Town Hall of Cartagena voted at a full meeting of council last Friday.. 06/06/2016
Cartagena inaugurates 2016 lifeguard and beach vigilance program Lifeguards begin duty at beaches in La Manga, Cartagena and La Azohía As the temperatures begin to rise and the beaches of the Costa Cá.. 03/06/2016
Revised plan to avoid nitrates in the Mar Menor to be presented on Tuesday The plan will most likely feature a pipeline to carry brine to San Pedro del Pinatar The conflict over the run-off of nitrates and other harmful substances.. 03/06/2016
Cartagena Town Hall supports farmers in the Rambla del Albujon dispute Agriculturalists demand alternative supplies before sealing drought wells The conflict continues between the regional government and farmers in the Campo.. 02/06/2016
Cartagena: No place to hide for pooping pooches as DNA databasing looms large Cartagena council is examining the option of creating a doggy DNA database Representatives of various departments, including those from the legal.. 01/06/2016
Cartagena fishing industry hits a rough patch Bad weather and poor catches leave Cartagena fishermen struggling The fishermen’s guild of the port of Cartagena is reporting “disastrous.. 31/05/2016
Ruta de las Fortalezas donates 52,550 euros to good causes in Cartagena All that sweating and grunting was worth the effort! On Tuesday 34 good causes were presented with their share of the proceeds from the VII edition.. 31/05/2016
Man dies while bathing in La Azohia The rip currents in La Azohia catch bathers out every year The strong winds and choppy waves on the Mediterranean coast of the Region of Murcia claimed.. 30/05/2016
Cartagena schoolchildren soak up the Olympic spirit 480 Cartagena students took part in their own 2016 Olympics This Tuesday 480 schoolchildren from 24 schools in Cartagena took part in the Olimpiade.. 27/05/2016
Cartagena-built movement suit tested by the elderly in Cieza The robotic suit helps the disabled to walk and climb stairs An exo-skeleton designed by students at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena (.. 27/05/2016
Murcia demands the restoration of the Atalaya castle in Cartagena The Castillo de la Atalaya was built to defend Cartagena in the 18th century The regional parliament of Murcia has voted unanimously to request.. 26/05/2016
Cartagena Town Hall presents new tiger mosquito trap The areas most affected by mosquitos include Isla Plana and La Azohía The growing nuisance caused in the municipality of Cartagena over recent.. 26/05/2016
Cartagena police comb social network sites to combat Cabo de Palos botelleo The police hope to prevent late-night partying in Cabo de Palos this summer After all the debate in Cabo de Palos concerning how the mass “botelleo.. 26/05/2016
Armed Forces Day celebrations in Cartagena Military march-past on the seafront in Cartagena The celebrations of this year’s Spanish Armed Forces Day continued in Cartagena on Tuesday evening.. 25/05/2016
Cabo Tiñoso fishing reserve plans presented for suggestions and objections The Murcia government hopes to declare the second marine reserve in the Region The regional government in Murcia has recently taken up again the project.. 25/05/2016
Registrations for La Palma races open until 27th May There are races over a distance of 300,600, 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000 metres On 4th June La Palma, in the Cartagena municipality, hosts its annual.. 24/05/2016
Water cut in Los Belones on Wednesday 25th May Cartagena municipality water supplier Hidrogea has advised that due to essential maintenance works a cut in supply to the Las Barraas area of Los Belones.. 24/05/2016
85,000 visitors to Cartagena on the Night of the Museums The most popular visits in Cartagena were the Museo Naval and the Teatro Romano The Town Hall of Cartagena estimates that there were 85,000 visitors.. 24/05/2016
Cartagena celebrates the Night of the Museums Thousands flock to enjoy live entertainment and free museum entry in Cartagena Saturday 21st May was one of the busiest days so far this year.. 23/05/2016
Seafront promenades to be joined in Mar de Cristal and Islas Menores The work is made possible by the donation of land to Cartagena Town Hall The Town Hall of Cartagena has voted to accept the donation of two plots of.. 23/05/2016
Cabo de Palos residents tackle the issue of botelleo Locals hope to eliminate late-night open-air partying from Cabo de Palos Residents and homeowners in Cabo de Palos are keen to eliminate the problem.. 23/05/2016
20th May Cartagena free concert by the military band for Armed Forces Day Concerts and displays in Cartagena alongside the chance to board navy vessels 20th May: The band of the Tercio de Levante and the Cornet and Drum band of..
Cartagena Town Hall offices closed on Friday 20th May Municipal employees in Cartagena celebrate the feast day of Santa Rita Santa Rita of Cascia is the patron saint, among other things, of lost and impossible.. 19/05/2016
11 tons of humanitarian aid sent from Cartagena to Syrian refugee camps The materials were collected last week in the Cartagena con los Refugiados campaign Close to eleven tons of humanitarian aid materials have been collected.. 19/05/2016
Cartagena Town Hall offices searched for incriminating evidence The Urbanismo department in Cartagena is searched in relation to the Escombreras desalination plant Investigations into affairs at the controversial.. 18/05/2016
Repsol continues to sponsor Mar de Musicas festival in Cartagena The petroleum company will again collaborate in the Cartagena festival this year Energy and petroleum giant Repsol, which has a huge refinery in the.. 17/05/2016
New figure of San Gines takes up his place in Cartagena church The image of the patron of Cartagena is now in the Iglesia de San Ginés Having arrived in Cartagena last week by boat, the new figure representing.. 17/05/2016
Cartagena unveils monument to the Spanish marine infantry The Cartagena statue is in the Plaza del Rey opposite the Arsenal The first monument in the whole of Spain to pay homage to the soldiers of the marine.. 16/05/2016
Cartagena motorway to be closed to outbound night-time traffic The A-30 motorway out of Cartagena will remain open at weekends The Policía Local have issued a warning that the A-30 motorway will be closed.. 16/05/2016
18th May, International Museums Day at the Arqua in Cartagena Free admission and an evening concert at the underwater archaeology museum in Cartagena The official date of International Museums Day is 18th May, and..
20th May back to the 80’s at El Batel Cartagena “Regreso a los 80” El Musical A step back in time through the Spanish pop music of the 80’s The El Batel auditorium in Cartagena..
21st and 22nd May Cartagena : Visits to Navy ships and other events for Armed Forces Day Concerts and displays in Cartagena alongside the chance to board navy vessels This year’s Armed Forces celebrations in Cartagena feature a wide..
21st May Cartagena Noche de los Museos, Night of the Museums Stacks of free concerts, things to visit, with museums open until 2am Noche de los Museos, Cartagena The Night of the Museums is a huge event in..
21st May IV Carrera popular solidaria Galilea in Pozo Estrecho Run or walk 5km, with shorter races This is in Pozo Estrecho, which lies within the Cartagena municipality and is a solidarity race organised by the neighbour..
26th May Stravinsky and Tchaikovsky at El Batel Cartagena With the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM) The El Batel auditorium in Cartagena hosts the fourth concert in its annual offering of symphonic..
Thursday 26th May ENGLISH language tour of Naval Cartagena Discover the fascinating naval past of Cartagena Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using..
27th and 28th May Spanish Naval vessels open for visits in Cartagena The Spanish Military celebrates Armed Forces Day This year’s Armed Forces celebrations in Cartagena feature a wide variety of cultural, entertaining..
27th May, Cartagena charity football match to help Ecuador earthquake victims The match at the Estadio Cartagonova will be followed by live music and dancing The Town Hall of Cartagena is backing a charity football match on 27th May..
28th May Cartagena Jonda flamenco Recital by Manuela Cordero accompanied by Antonio Carrión This is pure flamenco, part of the cycle Cartagena jonda and features a recital of pure flamenco..
28th May the Alumbres IV Cross popular 2016 A 6km race held in the evening Alumbres, in the Cartagena municipality, holds its fourth edition of the Cross Popular Alumbres, on the 28th May, a race through..
28th and 29th May, end of the Mucho Más Mayo 2016 festival in Cartagena The Mucho Más Mayo festival of emerging arts concludes with a variety of activities in Cartagena 22 free cultural activities in the city of Cartagena..
29th May Procession of Corpus Cristi in Cartagena Children who have receive their first communion will take part in the procession This year Corpus Cristi fell on May 26th, and many areas of Murcia will..
Until 12th June, Blas Mira at the Palacio de Molina in Cartagena Como Pez Fuera del Agua contains sculptures showing fish with duck legs An exhibition entitled “Como Pez Fuera del Agua” (like a fish out..
Until 22nd May, art exhibition by Pablo Lambertos in Cartagena Metil Pigmento by Pablo Lambertos at the Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena An exhibition of works by Los Alcázares artist Pablo Lambertos..
1st to 5th June Cartagena sabor tapas festival V Feria Gastronómica, Gourmet tapas for 2 euros A feast for tapas fans is taking place on the main seafront in Cartagena between the 1st and 5th of..
5th June Motorbike gathering, Motoalmuerzo in La Aljorra Part of the spring fiestas programme in La Aljorra As part of the spring fiestas programme in La Aljorra, Cartagena, (click for full programme) a biker..
3rd June, Zarzuela light opera evening at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Charity performance of La Zarzuela A Escena at the auditorium of Cartagena The Antaviana Company perform a selection of fragments from some of Spain&rsquo..
3rd to 5th June Kultur-Al festival in El Albujón This celebrates the different cultures in the Cartagena municipality El Albujón will once again host the Kultur –Al multicultural festival which..
4th to 13th June Fiestas in honour of San Antonio Tallante Cartagena A week of festivities in the village of Tallante, in the west of Cartagena Tallante, in the west of the municipality of Cartagena, celebrates its local..
4th June Cross de La Palma, Cartagena There are races over a distance of 300,600, 1,500, 5,000 and 10,000 metres On 4th June La Palma, in the Cartagena municipality, hosts its annual Cross..
4th June, Río Viré live in concert at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The young Cartagena singer-songwriter performs at the auditorium Rubén Villahermosa, better known by his stage name of Río Viré, is a..
June 4th free flamenco recital: Manuel Fernández El Titi in Santa Lucía, Cartagena Free Flamenco recitals return to the Santa Lucía district of Cartagena Los XI recitales flamencos de Santa Lucía take place in the old fishing..
4th June Cartagena Canta: Festival of music from Cartagena A varied blend of flamenco, folk music, troveros and Canción Española Cartagena celebrates its musical heritage in the first Festival Cartagena..
5th June long distance swimming competition Cabo de Palos to Isla Grosa The fourth in a series of 5 long-distance swimming races off the Costa Cálida coastline Over the weekend of the 5th June La Manga del Mar Menor ..
5th June Guided Spanish language tour to the Remedios Cemetery Cartagena This guided tour is to raise money for the Asilo de los ancianos A Spanish language guided visit to the historic Remedios cemetery in Santa Lucia..
11th June Free flamenco recital Eva de Dios in Santa Lucia, Cartagena Free Flamenco recitals return to the Santa Lucía district of Cartagena Los XI recitales flamencos de Santa Lucía take place in the old fishing..
3rd to 12th June Fiestas de Primavera in La Aljorra Lots of live music and fun for all the family La Aljorra, in the Cartagena municipality, offers a wide range of fiesta entertainment at the beginning of..
12th June Los Urrutias Romería and family entertainment A day to honour the Virgen del Carmen On 12th June the Los Urrutias community is holding a day of activities in honour of their patron saint, the Virgen del..
15th to 26th June Ruta del Pescador Cabo de Palos Tapa and a beer for 3,50 euros Click on the map to enlarge and see hours during which tapa are available. Hostelries in the Cabo de Palos area of the..
16th June, Scheherezade by Rimsky-Korsakov at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The Alicante University Philharmonic Orchestra at the Cartagena auditorium The season of concerts by university choirs and orchestras at the Cartagena auditorium..
16th to 19th June Cartagena Folk Festival Free concerts, artisans and gastronomy in the port area of Cartagena Cartagena has resurrected its festival Cartagena Folk, which last took place in..
17th to 19th June Fiestas of Pozo de los Palos in Cartagena The core event of these is the romería on Sunday The village of Pozo de los Palos in the Cartagena municipality, celebrates its annual Romeria..
18th June, dance gala at Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The 29th annual gala by students at the Ana Zapata dance academy Once again the 2015-16 year ends at the Ana Zapata dance academy with a gala performance..
18th June Fiesta de la Música Cartagena Cartagena joins worldwide International Music Day festivities with its own festival of music in the streets of the city Enjoy free music throughout the..
18th June Free concert Asociación Musical Maestro Eugenio Calderón in Mazarrón The concert is in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento in Mazarrón The school year is drawing to an end and with it come the musical concerts given by music..
18th June free flamenco recital Antonio Pozoblanco in Santa Lucia Cartagena Free Flamenco recitals return to the Santa Lucía district of Cartagena Los XI recitales flamencos de Santa Lucía take place in the old fishing..
Every weekend artisan market in Plaza Bohemia La Manga The market is designed to boost activities during the low season The Plaza Bohemia in La Manga del Mar Menor will host a weekend market of 12 stands in its..
24th June free concert in Cartagena featuring local and Norwegian music The local Asociación Musical Sauces, Coral Tomás Luis de Victoria, and Rykkin og Gullhaug Skolecorps The Plaza del Ayuntamiento hosts a..
25th June free flamenco recital La Tobala, Santa Lucia Cartagena Free Flamenco recitals return to the Santa Lucía district of Cartagena Los XI recitales flamencos de Santa Lucía take place in the old fishing..
26th June free guided panoramic visit of Cartagena's modernist architecture This year Cartagena celebrates the 100th anniversary of some of its most important modernist structures Throughout the spring Cartagena tourist office offers..
Until 30th May, marble art exhibition at the Teatro Romano in Cartagena Carrara marble in Marmoris by Olga Rodríguez Pomares at the Roman theatre in Cartagena An exhibition of works in marble by Olga Rodríguez Pomares..
Until 30th June, Tutankhamun exhibition in Cartagena Tutankamun: Tumbas, Dioses y Templos in the Augusteum in Cartagena A new exhibition of items related to the Ancient Egyptian Pharaoh Tutankhamun is open..
Until 30th May, comic strip art exhibition of Roman women in Cartagena Mujeres de Roma can be seen at the Teatro Romano museum in Cartagena The Teatro Romano in Cartagena is hosting an exhibition entitled “Mujeres de Roma..
4th to 9th July La Palma Cartagena folk festival, free entry XXIV Festival Nacional de Folclore de La Palma Between the 4th and 9th of July Cartagena celebrates its annual Folk Festival, held in “ El Palmeral..
8th to 17th July Fiestas in El Palmero Cartagena El Palmero is located in the heart of the Cartagena campo and is near San Isidro Click for map: El Palmero Cartagena Remaining events in the fiesta programme..
12th July Free concert in Cartagena For those with no interest in history or politics, there's a free open-air concert in the evening Tuesday 12th July marks the 143rd anniversary of one..
14th July, ecological tour of the regional park of Calblanque 14th July, ecological tour of the regional park of Calblanque “El peso de tu bolsa, el peso de tu huella” in Calblanque regional park..
Mar de Músicas Festival Cartagena 15th to 23rd July 2016 Festival La Mar de Músicas with Sweden as guest nation between 15th and 23rd July Mar de Músicas is an eclectic festival, offering a considered..
15th July Julian Marley inaugural night of Mar de Músicas Cartagena Julian Marley and the Uprising,Ala.ni, Emicida, Gogol Bordello,Djarabikan Festival La Mar de Músicas with Sweden as guest nation between 15th and..
16th July ENGLISH language guided Mar Menor sailing trip Enjoy an evening on the Mar Menor Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using a fully qualified..
16th July Chambao, Anna von Hausswolff Mar de Músicas Cartagena Chambao, Fuel Fandango, Anna von Hausswolff, Gabacho Maroc, El Guincho Festival La Mar de Músicas with Sweden as guest nation between 15th and 23rd..
17th July Niño de Elche, Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Segal Cartagena Mar de Músicas Sunday: Niño de Elche, Kolonien plus Ballaké Sissoko and Vincent Segal Festival La Mar de Músicas with Sweden..
18th July Anna Ternheim, Cheikh Lô Mar de Musicas Cartagena Mar de Músicas Monday: African Salsa Orchestra,Viva Suecia, Anna Ternheim and Cheikh Lô Festival La Mar de Músicas with Sweden as guest..
19th July Omara Portuondo,Hindi Zhara Mar de Musicas Cartagena Omara Portuondo and Diego el Cigala, Hindi Zahra,Bosco, Pat Thomas and Kwashibu Area Band Festival La Mar de Músicas with Sweden as guest nation between..
20th July ENGLISH language tour of Naval Cartagena Discover the fascinating naval past of Cartagena Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language guided tours of the Region of Murcia, using..
20th July FREE CONCERTS Tingwall Trio, Earth Wind and Fire Experience AND MORE.... Cartagena A night of completely free music for Mar de Músicas, Cartagena Festival La Mar de Músicas with Sweden as guest nation between 15th and..
21st July Mariza, Eska and more free concerts, Mar de Músicas Cartagena Festival La Mar de Músicas with Sweden as guest nation between 15th and 23rd July Mar de Músicas is an eclectic festival, offering a considered..
22nd July Tindersticks, Damien Jurado, Hoffmaestro Mar de Músicas Cartagena Six great concerts, three of them FREE ENTRY Festival La Mar de Músicas with Sweden as guest nation between 15th and 23rd July Mar de Mú..
22nd to 25th July Fiestas of El Cañar and Rincón de su miedo Cartagena Fiestas in honour of Santiago Apóstol The Cartagena outlying district of Rincón de Sumiedo and El Cañar, which are near to Tallante..
23rd July, Bob Hund, Jay Jay Johanson, last night of Mar de Músicas Cartagena Festival La Mar de Músicas with Sweden as guest nation between 15th and 23rd July Mar de Músicas is an eclectic festival, offering a considered..
23rd July Cabo de Palos hosts its annual free moonlit habaneras concert This takes place by the lighthouse in the light of the full moon Cabo de Palos once again hosts its annual choral concert with Habaneras on offer beneath..
25th July Musical The Wizard of Oz Cartagena A full-scale musical production Al Mago de Oz comes to Cartagena on Monday 25th July at 9.30pm, taking place in the open air auditorium of the Parque Torres..
27th to 30th July, the old cathedral of Cartagena opens to the public The Catedral Vieja in Cartagena is open to visitors for just four days a month The old cathedral of Cartagena, which is dedicated to Santa Marí..
Until 1st July, HomoSXLidad at the Centro Cultural Ramon Alonso Luzzy in Cartagena By Jose Garcia Hermogenes To coincide with the celebration of LGTB Pride week in Cartagena an exhibition representing the artist’s concept of homosexuality..
Mar Menor anti-jellyfish nets ready to be put in place 43 kilometres of netting and strategies to protect seahorses in the Mar Menor The regional government presented the annual anti-jellyfish.. 13/05/2016
Cabo Tiñoso marine reserve project back to square one Five years have passed since the marine reserve in Cartagena was proposed The legal advisers of the government of the Region of Murcia have warned that.. 12/05/2016
Cartagena Town Hall committee investigates the El Batel auditorium The Cartagena auditorium cost 65 million euros instead of the 20 million budgeted While investigating committees in the regional parliament of Murcia.. 12/05/2016
Murcia parliamentary committee investigates Escombreras desalination plant The regional government were warned in 2013 that all was not well in Escombreras Much of the attention of the regional press in Murcia this week has.. 12/05/2016
Four arrested in drugs swoop in La Unión and Los Nietos Roads were closed in La Unión and Los Nietos to prevent the arrested from escaping A major Policía Nacional drugs swoop took place in the.. 12/05/2016
11th to 16th July Fiestas in Galifa, Cartagena Galifa celebrates the festivity of the Virgen del Carmen The Cartagena pedanía of Galifa celebrates its annual fiestas in honour of the Virgen del..
Orange thieves arrested in the Campo de Cartagena 1.8 tons of oranges were loaded into two cars in La Aparecida The Guardia Civil continues to notch up successes in the fight against agricultural theft.. 11/05/2016
Cartagena cockfight organizers arrested Four people are charged with running the event in Lo Campano in April Four people have been arrested by the Policía Nacional in Cartagena in connection.. 11/05/2016
Cartagena opens Town Hall office in Los Belones 16 OMITA offices bring the Town Hall closer to the residents of Cartagena The network of OMITA Town Hall administration offices in the municipality of.. 10/05/2016
Cartagena shipyard secures Australian navy contract Navantia will collaborate on building two logistical support vessels in Cartagena Fears of potential job losses at the Navantia shipyard in Cartagena.. 10/05/2016
Cartagena telescope set up for transit of Mercury across the sun The telescope was placed outside the Town Hall of Cartagena A telescope was set up for use by members of the public in the centre of Cartagena on Monday.. 10/05/2016
Cartagena launches Syrian refugee aid campaign Donations can be made at pharmacies and schools in Cartagena Cartagena Town Hall has launched its “#MurciaconSiria” campaign to provide humanitarian.. 10/05/2016
Cartagena celebrates las Cruces de Mayo Thousands packed 62 outdoor bars set up throughout the city Cartagena celebrated the annual Crosses of May, las Cruces de Mayo, fiestas at the weekend.. 09/05/2016
One dead and one injured in Cartagena tractor accidents Tractors overturned on Saturday in Campillo de Adentro and on Monday in La Palma The emergency services were called out to the scenes of two incidents.. 09/05/2016
Plasma TV thief arrested making his getaway on the bus in El Algar The screen had been stolen from a residential property in Playa Honda A man was arrested last Sunday in the centre of El Algar as he was making his way.. 06/05/2016
Cartagena equals Sanxenxo for the most Blue Flags in Spain 11 Blue Flags will fly at Cartagena beaches this summer The announcement on Thursday that the Playa del Cuartel in La Azohía has been added to.. 06/05/2016
Cartagena becomes a cruise starting point this Sunday 20 passengers will begin their cruises on the Royal Princess in Cartagena With the docking in Cartagena of the cruise ship Royal Princess on Thursday.. 06/05/2016
Cartagena welcomes last group of seniors tourists from Austria 7,500 Austrians have visited the Region of Murcia in the last five weeks Cartagena officially welcomed the last of this spring’s weekly groups.. 06/05/2016
Cartagena man arrested in connection with secondary school bomb hoax The Cartagena hoaxer explains that the motive for the bomb threat was love A 27-year-old man has been arrested by the Policía Nacional in connection.. 05/05/2016
40 Costa Calida beaches awarded Blue Flags for the summer of 2016 Three new Blue Flags in La Manga and the Mar Menor and one in La Azohia A sure sign that summer is on the way in the Spanish Costas is the announcement.. 05/05/2016
Grand military memorial service in Cartagena Homage was paid in Cartagena to the heroes of 2nd May 1808 Visitors to Cartagena on Monday may have been surprised to find the area around the port cordoned.. 03/05/2016
Orange thieves caught red-handed in Pozo Estrecho The three men were taking 200 kilos of oranges from the Campo de Cartagena Three members of a group who attempted to steal 200 kilos of oranges from.. 03/05/2016
Cartagena university offers drone pilot courses Aspiring Cartagena engineers and architects can learn to fly drones for 900 euros As the number of people using drones for recreational purposes.. 03/05/2016
New walkway in Calblanque regional park educates about native plant species Special plant beds and information boards installed at the Calblanque regional park A new wooden walkway has been installed at the Los Cobaticas.. 02/05/2016
Student plant sales in Cartagena help to support agricultural good causes Allow a smiling sunflower or a pot of petunias to brighten up your May weekend Petunias, marigolds, sunflowers, cherry tomatoes or beans are just.. 29/04/2016
Cartagena police clamp down on parking in disabled spaces The 250 spaces reserved in Cartagena for the disabled are often used by others Parking can often be a problem in the city centre of Cartagena, and as.. 29/04/2016
Work begins to widen the road between Los Belones and Portman The RM-314 passes La Manga Club and carries 4,200 cars per day Work has begun this week on improvements to the RM-314 road which runs from Portmá.. 28/04/2016
29th April to 15th May Tapas Route in Los Belones Tapa and a drink costs 2,50 euros Los Belones, which is within the Cartagena municipality, is hosting a tapas route between Friday the 29th April to..
Road signs to be improved in Pozo Estrecho Residents of Pozo Estrecho demand improvements in traffic management Francisco Aznar, the councillor in charge of Citizen Security and Public Thoroughfares.. 28/04/2016
Cartagena castle access road blocked to prevent plundering Masonry has been removed from the Castillo de los Moros in Cartagena Following the recent complaints by residents of the Los Mateos district of Cartagena.. 28/04/2016
Drug traffickers arrested in La Manga and the southern Mar Menor area Searches were carried out in Playa Honda, El Algar, Los Belones and Cabo de Palos Seven people were arrested on Wednesday during a Policía Nacional.. 28/04/2016
Tallante fire extinguished in Rambla del Esparrillar Firefighters from Cartagena limited the damaged area to only one hectare Firefighters were called out on Tuesday afternoon to the Rambla del Esparrillar.. 27/04/2016
Cartagena cockfight raided in the Lo Campano district 30 spectators were identified at a cockfight in a Cartagena garage The Policía Nacional raided an illegal cockfight in the Lo Campano district.. 26/04/2016
Salt producing activity to re-start in the regional park of Calblanque The Rasall salt flats are crucial to the biodiversity of the Calblanque park The regional government in Murcia has announced that intends to re-start.. 26/04/2016
Los Urrutias stormwater tank up and running The new tank forms part of the efforts to eliminate run-off into the Mar Menor The latest part of the efforts being made by the regional government in.. 26/04/2016
30th April sailing Cartagena: XXVII Trofeo Carabela de Plata ciudad de Cartagena This is part of a year-round series of regattas in Cartagena The Mediterranean coast is perfect for sailing and there are several clubs in the Murcia..
Spanish navy overhauls old submarines to compensate for S-80 construction delays Meanwhile the hoped-for contract to build submarines for Australia has gone to rival DCNS, formerly a partner of the Cartagena shipbuilders The two overhauls.. 26/04/2016
Cartagena seeks divine intervention for restoration of the old cathedral The Mayor has asked the church to unlock its coffers and release the necessary finances Cartagena has been waiting 77 years for its Cathedral to be.. 25/04/2016
Runner dies at the castle of La Atalaya in Cartagena The victim appears to have fallen 8 metres at the Cartagena castle A jogger on the hill of La Atalaya in Cartagena made a call to the emergency services.. 22/04/2016
Cartagena begins annual seagull cull Eggs will be drilled in Cartagena to prevent them hatching The Town Hall of Cartagena has once again launched its annual campaign to limit the nuisance.. 22/04/2016
Cartagena Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs sent for slaughter Almost all of the 66 pigs captured in Los Mateos were crossbreeds with boar In the end the animal rights campaigners failed to make any difference, and.. 21/04/2016
La Manga residents seek alternative botelleo location The idea is to avoid inconvenience to residents in La Manga and Cabo de Palos Throughout Spain local residents in certain areas are constantly disturbed.. 21/04/2016
Cartagena Town Hall plans to repair rural tracks 20 rural paths and tracks in the west of Cartagena are to receive a makeover The Town Hall of Cartagena has compiled a catalogue of twenty abandoned.. 21/04/2016
Good Evans! Dan Evans offers impromptu coaching while training at La Manga Club Dan was part of the UK's victorious Davis Cup Squad Dan Evans, a member of Great Britain’s victorious Davis Cup squad, gave an impromptu.. 20/04/2016
Hundreds of years after his shipwreck, San Ginés de la Jara will enter Cartagena by sea The new image of the saint commemorates his canonisation 475 years ago On 7th May the City of Cartagena will witness the arrival of a new image.. 19/04/2016
Animal rights groups fight to save Cartagena Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs The pigs are classified as pets and cannot be slaughtered in Torre Pacheco This Wednesday the Public Health department of the Town Hall of Cartagena.. 19/04/2016
Work begins on new Cabo de Palos roundabout The road to La Manga del Mar Menor is the busiest in Murcia in summer This summer it is hoped that the various strategies which are being adopted to.. 19/04/2016
Cartagena prepares for free weekend of live DJ music Free open-air DJ music, workshops and young DJ competition Weekend DJ returns once again to Cartagena on the 29th and 30th April with a weekend.. 19/04/2016
New Policia Local plan aims to increase rural policing in Cartagena 267 local police officers are on the beat throughout Cartagena Francisco Aznar, the councillor at the head of the Citizen Security department at the.. 18/04/2016
51 kilometres and nearly 30 degrees: record breaking combination in Cartagena The first man home crossed the line in three hours 49 minutes Cartagena hosted its annual Ruta de las Fortalezas on Saturday, a gruelling 51 kilometre.. 18/04/2016
4,000 runners ready for the off in the VII Ruta de las Fortelezas Cartagena 51 kilometres of gruelling terrain awaits On Saturday 4000 runners, including the Mayor of Cartagena and councillor for sport, will compete in the eighth.. 15/04/2016
Sweden is guest nation for this year’s Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena Mar de Músicas takes place in Cartagena between the 15th and 23rd July with 40 concerts programmed Sweden will be guest nation in this.. 14/04/2016
Plan to create parking for Calblanque park in Los Belones this year The park is a victim of its own popularity during the summer months The regional park of Calblanque, which lies within the Cartagena municipality.. 13/04/2016
Cartagena shipyard waits on Saudi navy engine contract The Saudi contract would provide two years of work at the Navantia yard in Cartagena The last few years have been difficult ones at the Navantia shipyard.. 12/04/2016
Cartagena city council at loggerheads over Historical Memory Law The Mayor of Cartagena maintains that the law will be implemented in the city The issue of the Historical Memory Law is causing a certain amount of controversy.. 12/04/2016
Cartagena extreme athlete completes 400-kilometre Route of the Conquistadores Andrés Lledó crossed from the Atlantic to the Pacific in just eight days Andrés Lledó, an athlete from Cartagena, has.. 11/04/2016
New Cartagena sports complex back on the list of priorities The Mayor of Cartagena now hopes to open the sports pavilion this year Having placed the completion of the new sports centre in the western outskirts.. 11/04/2016
Cartagena join El Pozo Murcia in the 5-a-side football top flight next season The Region of Murcia again boasts two first division Futsal teams British football fans tend to view five-a-side football as a second-rate version of.. 11/04/2016
Sea bream on the loose after El Gorguel fish farm sabotage Anglers in Portman cash in again as huge shoals of sea bream escape from their cages The fish farming company Culmárex, which is based in Á.. 08/04/2016
Until 30th April, art exhibition at the Palacio Molina in Cartagena Works by Cartagena artists Piluca Coello and Piedad Martínez in Viridarium An exhibition entitled “Viridarium” has opened at the Palacio..
Cartagena shipyard completes construction of new navy submarine hull The new S-81 is now ready to be fitted and equipped at the Navantia yard in Cartagena The Navantia shipyard in Cartagena has announced that construction.. 07/04/2016
Cartagena castle stonework being plundered to make barbecues The Castillo de los Moros was used by the Duke of Berwick in the War of the Spanish Succession The Los Mateos district of Cartagena has been receiving.. 06/04/2016
Cartagena Easter balcony decoration prizewinner announced The winning decoration was in Plaza del Risueño in Cartagena The jury in Cartagena’s first Easter Week balcony decoration contest have named.. 05/04/2016
Cartagena prepares to welcome 10,000 Austrian visitors The first group of Austrian seniors arrives in San Javier on Wednesday This Wednesday sees the arrival at the airport of San Javier of the first of five.. 05/04/2016
Spanish naval patrol vessel recovers floating drugs Hashish is sometimes jettisoned by traffickers when approached by customs vessels The fight against drug trafficking in Spain is never-ending, the.. 31/03/2016
April is the Month of Cervantes in the city of Cartagena Cartagena commemorates the 400th anniversary of the death of Miguel de Cervantes The year 2016 is a momentous one for literature in both the UK and Spain.. 31/03/2016
1st to 17th April, Caldero and Marinera route in La Manga and Cabo de Palos Gastronomic specialities of the Mar Menor in the eastern area of Cartagena CLICK ON MAP AND LIST OF ESTABLISHMENTS TO EXPAND IMAGE The concept of the..
Cartagena bar and restaurant terraces to open longer hours Terraces will be open until at least 2.00 am in summer and 1.00 in winter One of the many pleasures of visiting the historic city of Cartagena is to.. 30/03/2016
Cartagena to designate Mar Menor beach adapted for mentally ill bathers The Cartagena scheme is based on a successful one in northern Italy The Town Hall of Cartagena and the Apices organization for the mentally ill have.. 30/03/2016
2nd and 9th April 40 vessels in the Costa Cálida sailing regatta The race is being held over two weekends Sailing enthusiasts might be interested to know about the annual Regata Costa Cálida which is taking.. 30/03/2016
On Sunday the Dalí exhibition in the MURAM Cartagena, closes ‘Salvador Dalí. Obra gráfica’, contains 32 works This next weekend (Sunday 3rd April) the Museo Regional de Arte.. 28/03/2016
Tambre minesweeper returns to Cartagena The Tambre is a Segura class minesweeper Enthusiasts of military hardware are constantly entertained by the comings and goings in Cartagena, with.. 28/03/2016
Postponed Cartagena motorway disruption to begin on Wednesday 30th March The viaduct providing access to the centre of Cartagena requires repairs The repair work which was originally scheduled to begin on the A-30 motorway.. 28/03/2016
First Los Belones solidarity fair a big success This is an initiative mounted by local businesses Over the Easter weekend Los Belones in the Cartagena municipality,hosted its first solidarity.. 28/03/2016
25th March, Holland v Norway under 21 teams play at La Manga Club The under-21 sides of Holland and Norway meet at Campo A in La Manga Club The La Manga Club international football training facilities are the venue..
Cartagena art students raise funds and materials for schoolchildren The Arte por un Lapiz event was held to help pupils at Cartagena schools The “Arte por un Lápiz” event which was held on 9th March.. 23/03/2016
Rain forces Semana Santa procession cancellations in Murcia and Cartagena The forecast is for the weather to improve throughout Murcia during Tuesday After several months during which practically no rain has fallen in Murcia.. 22/03/2016
Eight tons of hashish seized off the coast of Cartagena A 15-metre sloop was intercepted 90 miles south of Cartagena The Spanish customs authorities have seized a haul of almost eight tons of hashish from.. 22/03/2016
Natterjack toads thriving in Calblanque regional park A temporary road traffic ban in Calblanque allowed the toads to breed this winter The various ways in which motor vehicle traffic in the regional park.. 21/03/2016
Los Belones-Portman road to be widened The RM-314 road provides access to La Manga Club The regional government in Murcia has signed a 2.4-million-euro contract with construction company Inesco.. 18/03/2016
Cartagena MC party states the case for becoming the regional capital The people of Cartagena have been demanding Cartagena be the capital city for over 100 years Many would say, this argument has been ongoing since the.. 18/03/2016
First Semana Santa procession in Spain begins at 3.30am on Friday morning Viernes de Dolores, the 18th March, is a hugely important day in Cartagena Semana Santa begins tomorrow, Friday 18th March, and the first procession.. 17/03/2016
Los Belones restaurants offer free Semana Santa taxi fares La Manga visitors The Good Friday procession in Los Belones will be candlelit this year As Spain prepares for the celebrations of Easter over the coming week the regional.. 17/03/2016
Open day at Cartagena tourist attractions on Friday 18th March The Día de la Patrona is an important day in the calendar of Cartagena Cartagena celebrates the festivities of the Día de la Patrona.. 17/03/2016
Cartagena police train to use non-lethal firearms Course for the Policia Local in Cartagena in the use of sprays and electroshock guns A special course was held last week in Cartagena to instruct officers.. 16/03/2016
Fewer traffic fines in Cartagena this year The Cartagena multacar has been out of action for over a month A combination of the removal of cameras from traffic lights and the breakdown of the municipal.. 16/03/2016
Imposter nurse arrested after allegedly attempting to steal babies in Cartagena The woman was arrested in Valencia after fleeing the Santa Lucia hospital in Cartagena A woman has been arrested by the Policía Nacional in Valencia.. 15/03/2016
Murcia government proposes extension of Cartagena local rail network The Feve line could be extended from Los Nietos to Cabo de Palos and San Pedro del Pinatar The regional government in Murcia is demanding that the Adif.. 15/03/2016
Cartagena Town Hall takes action to rehouse Vietnamese pot-bellied pigs Homes are to be sought for 150 pigs in the Los Mateos district of Cartagena The Animal Welfare committee of Cartagena held its regular monthly meeting.. 15/03/2016
The Virgen de la Soledad returns to her Cartagena sanctuary The annual romería took place on Sunday on Monte Calvario in Cartagena The annual romería in which the figure of the Virgen de la Soledad.. 15/03/2016
18th to 27th March, Easter tapas route in Los Urrutias The Rutapa event in Los Urrutias offers a gastronomic alternative to Easter processions The town of Los Urrutias on the coast of the Mar Menor is holding..
Buying tickets for the Semana Santa processions in Cartagena The three big processions are on the 23rd, 25th and 27th March The main Semana Santa processions in Cartagena are very long and can take several hours.. 14/03/2016
Cartagena Procesionista monument repaired for Semana Santa The monument is now on its plinth in the centre of Cartagena The Monumento al Procesionista has returned to its location in the Plaza de San Sebasti.. 14/03/2016
Cartagena welcomes millionth cruise ship passenger Passenger numbers in Cartagena are expected to reach 200,000 in 2016 Cruise liner traffic continues to grow in the port of Cartagena, and on Saturday.. 14/03/2016
Cyclist dies on the road between Cartagena and La Azohia The 44-year-old suffered a heart attack close to the village of Perin A 44-year-old man who was cycling on the RM-332 road from Cartagena on Sunday suffered.. 14/03/2016
11th March top value classical music in the El Batel Auditorium The Ciclo de Orquestas & Coros Universitarios in the El Batel Auditorium, Cartagena The cycle of concerts is being given by choirs and orchestras from..
Murcia parliament votes for complete reopening of Cartagena Rosell hospital A law is passed obliging the restoration of full hospital services at the Rosell After years of argument resulting from the construction of the new Santa.. 11/03/2016
Cartagena Town Hall seeks incentives for year-round activity in La Manga and Cabo de Palos Motor home parks and reduced council rates could boost winter tourism in the Costa Calida It is one of the stated intentions of both the regional government.. 10/03/2016
New greenkeeping fleet gives cutting edge to La Manga Club The courses really are a cut above the rest! A firm favourite with golfers across the world, La Manga Club has moved to ensure it remains a cut above.. 09/03/2016
Cartagena Town Hall debates Vietnamese pot-bellied pig problem 150 pigs roam the streets of the Los Mateos district of the city A special meeting was held on Wednesday morning at the Town Hall of Cartagena to address.. 09/03/2016
Agreement at last over the monastery of San Ginés de la Jara in Cartagena Work on the monastery near El Algar is set to start in June Following a meeting on Wednesday between José López, the Mayor of Cartagena.. 09/03/2016
Cartagena celebrates International Womens Day The centre of Cartagena dresses up in pink and purple Visitors to the pedestrian district of the centre of Cartagena on Tuesday will have witnessed the.. 09/03/2016
18-year-old Briton arrested after setting fire to his parents’ house in El Algar A similar incident occurred in January in Puerto de Mazarrón The Guardia Civil have recently arrested two people in the Region of Murcia for setting.. 07/03/2016
Cartagena athlete attempts to run across Costa Rica in 8 days 400 kilometres between the Pacific and Atlantic coasts donating schooling materials along the way Andrés Lledó, an extreme long-distance.. 04/03/2016
Cartagena Town Hall takes part in Earth Hour 2016 The global event takes place this year on 19th March Earth Hour 2016 will be held on Saturday 19th March, and the Town Hall of Cartagena has confirmed.. 03/03/2016
6th March, Cartagena half marathon will disrupt traffic Avoid driving in Cartagena during the morning of Sunday 6th March During the morning of Sunday 6th March the 23rd Ciudad de Cartagena half-marathon and.. 03/03/2016
Cartagena councilors to hold weekly meetings with residents in La Manga Councillors will meet the people of La Manga del Mar Menor and Cabo de Palos As part of the policy of decentralizing government in the large municipality.. 02/03/2016
Tallante pea-flower preservation project nears its end Over a million euros have been spent on preserving the Astragalus nitidiflorus since 2012 The European Life+ project to preserve the Tallante pea-flower.. 01/03/2016
Cartagena motorway roadworks postponed The A-30 outside Cartagena will not be partially closed until after Easter Having warned last week that traffic travelling into and out of Cartagena.. 01/03/2016
Gran Hotel re-inaugurated in Cartagena 100 years on 2016 is the Year of Modernism in the city of Cartagena The Gran Hotel in Cartagena, one of the most emblematic buildings dating from the city’s.. 01/03/2016
Los Urrutias residents call off Murcia demonstration as the diggers arrive Controversial breakwaters at the beach of Los Urrutias will be removed in March The calls from residents of Los Urrutias and the Mayor of Cartagena for.. 29/02/2016
Cartagena navy divers remove mine from the harbour A training mine was lifted from the Muelle de la Curra by crane Divers belonging to the Spanish navy’s anti-mine unit were called into action on.. 29/02/2016
500 new plants at the entrance to Calblanque regional park Native plant species to protect biodiversity in the Parque Regional de Calblanque Volunteers belonging to the ANSE naturalists association and other.. 29/02/2016
OMITA Local government offices to open in Los Belones and Los Urrutias There will now be seventeen OMITA offices in the municipality of Cartagena The local government which took over in the Town Hall of Cartagena following.. 26/02/2016
Cartagena motorway traffic to be disrupted for four months The viaduct providing access to the centre of Cartagena requires repairs The main road access to Cartagena via the A-30 motorway which connects the city.. 26/02/2016
Rosell hospital in Cartagena to reopen surgical wards As of 1st March 33 beds are available in surgical and post-surgical wards The campaign to save the Virgen del Rosell hospital in the centre of.. 26/02/2016
26th February Spain v young English County players at La Manga Club All spectators welcome to enjoy the annual Tom Maynard Trust match County cricketers to take on the Spanish National Side at La Manga Club This Friday..
Cartagena burglar arrested after stealing keys from a handbag in hospital The thief was caught having used stolen keys to search for more valuables A woman whose handbag was stolen while she was visiting her husband in the.. 25/02/2016
Cartagena announces Semana Santa balcony decoration competition The first balcony adornment contest in Cartagena will be held during Easter Week In many towns and cities in Spain annual competitions are held in which.. 25/02/2016
Cartagena Mayor calls for restoration of the monastery of San Gines de la Jara The monastery has lain abandoned since the Novo Carthago development fell through José López, the Mayor of Cartagena, sent a formal letter.. 24/02/2016
Ecologists denounce dredging in the marina of Mar de Cristal Seahorses and toothcarp are under threat in the Mar Menor The Murcia branch of Ecologistas en Acción has made a formal complaint concerning the.. 24/02/2016
Isla Plana burglars arrested The burglars were interrupted in flagranti by the owner of the Isla Plana property Two men who burgled a house in Isla Plana and attacked the owner when.. 24/02/2016
National police join the fight against benefit fraud in Cartagena Fraudulent claimants found in Torre Pacheco and San Javier as well as Cartagena In an effort to clamp down on the practice of claiming unemployment or.. 23/02/2016
Cartagena Town Hall launches pet registration awareness scheme Dogs and cats in Cartagena must be registered with the CATAD office The Town Hall of Cartagena has launched a public awareness campaign to remind those.. 23/02/2016
Cartagena cave provides evidence that hominids entered Europe via the Iberian Peninsula The Cueva de Victoria in Cartagena contains remains from 900,000 years ago The fossilized remains of the forerunners of human beings and other African.. 22/02/2016
24th February, major watercut in the Cartagena campo Tallante, Los Puertos, Perín, San Isidro, La Magdalena, La Corona, Galifa, El Portús and Lirio On Wednesday 24th February the areas of.. 22/02/2016
Seven daily mooring points to be created in the Mar Menor The scheme is part of the project to improve facilities in the Mar Menor As part of the project to increase and improve facilities in La Manga and the.. 22/02/2016
Reproduction of the Nao Victoria in Cartagena until 28th February This is a faithful replica of the first vessel to sail around the world Anyone with an interest in Military or naval history may enjoy a visit to Cartagena..
Cartagena university research contributes to the end of the taxi driver Spanish cabbies continue to fight against internet and computer technology As Spanish taxi drivers gathered once again in Madrid on Thursday to join.. 18/02/2016
Cartagena welcomes replica of the first ship to circumnavigate the globe The Nao Victoria was sailed around the world by Magellan between 1519 and 1522 Wednesday saw the arrival of a very special ship in the port of Cartagena.. 18/02/2016
Cartagena Town Hall sets up investigation into the Auditorio El Batel Construction costs at El Batel escalated from 20 million to 65 million euros The Town Hall of Cartagena has set up two special committees to investigate.. 18/02/2016
El Portus residents promised cliff-face reinforcement by the Mayor of Cartagena Action could be taken at last in El Portus before this summer Since the local government changed during the May elections last year, residents of the.. 18/02/2016
Cartagena plane trees undergo early spring cutting back Spring haircut for the ornamental trees of Cartagena city centre The Town Hall of Cartagena has initiated its annual campaign to cut back the 400 or.. 17/02/2016
Los Urrutias breakwaters to be removed in March No objections were raised by ecologists or scientists specializing in the Mar Menor Good news at last for residents and homeowners in Los Urrutias and.. 17/02/2016
Cartagena octogenarian rescued from 7th-floor apartment fire The wheelchair-bound woman was taken to hospital for treatment An 80-year-old wheelchair-bound woman was rescued from a fire in an 11-floor building.. 17/02/2016
Cartagena speed control points W/e 21st February Police continue with their campaign to crack down on speeding Speed kills! That’s the message from local Cartagena police who continue with.. 16/02/2016
Cartagena Mayor takes on the municipal water supply company The aim is to establish water rates at the Town Hall rather allowing Hidrogea to do so José López, the Mayor of Cartagena, has announced.. 15/02/2016
Mazarron hopes to attract cruise ship visitors from Cartagena Passenger numbers in Cartagena are expected to reach 200,000 this year As cruise ship tourism continues to grow in Cartagena, where passengers will be.. 15/02/2016
Newcastle United will be talk of the toon at La Manga Club Locals can come and watch them play against Lillestrøm for free on 20th February Steve McClaren will boost Newcastle United’s push for.. 12/02/2016
Cartagena moves nearer to becoming a cruise ship home port Passengers can begin and end Mediterranean cruises in Cartagena in 2016 A major step forward in the campaign to boost cruise line activity in the city.. 12/02/2016
Temporary porta-cabins to house Playa Honda medical centre Playa Honda residents will no longer have to go to La Manga to see a doctor A temporary solution has been offered to the residents of Playa Honda, at.. 11/02/2016
Cartagena Carnival ends with the burning of Don Carnal Carnival is over for another year in the city of Cartagena The official 2016 Cartagena Carnival celebrations came to an end after ten days on Tuesday.. 10/02/2016
3-D photography in use to aid cliff-face stabilization in El Portus Those evacuated from their homes in El Portus 18 months ago are waiting to return Progress in stabilizing the rock face behind the village of El Port.. 10/02/2016
Cartagena Mayor hopes to designate an outdoor botelleo drinking area Concern is heightened following a mass Carnival botelleo in Cartagena on Saturday night One of the issues which most upsets residents of the city of.. 09/02/2016
Serial mugger arrested in Cartagena The man was responsible for four attacks near the railway station in Cartagena A man who was responsible for at least four muggings at knife-point in.. 09/02/2016
Cartagena parties for carnival In spite of the cold air thousands turned out for the grand parade A chill wind and the threat of rain did nothing to cool off the enthusiasm of Cartagena.. 08/02/2016
Cartagena Mayor pleads for urgent Los Urrutias beach clean-up Another summer of mud and sludge lies ahead on the beach of Los Urrutias José López, the Mayor of Cartagena, has joined the residents of.. 08/02/2016
New monument commissioned for Cartagena A life-sized sculpture will stand opposite the Arsenal in Plaza del Rey Sculptor Jorge Aznar, who is the artist responsible for the popular figure of.. 04/02/2016
Three armed burglars arrested in La Aljorra More progress in the fight against crime in the Campo de Cartagena As investigations continue into the spate of armed burglaries in the Campo de Cartagena.. 04/02/2016
Cartagena increases rural policing The Cartagena police and the Guardia Civil step up patrols in the Campo In response to the recent spate of burglaries in the Campo de Cartagena.. 04/02/2016
Cartagena Roman amphitheatre excavations to resume this summer The Cartagena amphitheatre could be among the largest in the world It has been confirmed by the Town Hall of Cartagena that the archaeological excavations.. 03/02/2016
100 kilos of grey mullet confiscated in Cartagena The fish were being sold from a van in the outlying district of El Algar 100 kilograms of fish have been confiscated by the Guardia Civil in the town.. 03/02/2016
Spanish government collaborates to promote Jubilee Year in Caravaca Plans to partially restore the old cathedral of Cartagena are also being mooted Noelia Arroyo, the minister for Culture in the regional government of.. 03/02/2016
Cartagena creates new eco-tourism route in Los Puertos de Abajo The rural route in western Cartagena includes stops of historical and natural interest The Town Hall of Cartagena has announced that work is in progress.. 02/02/2016
Cartagena has its first Drag Queen An unusual photo call for the Mayor and Mayoress of Cartagena Following a good-humoured and spectacular gala in the Pabellón Wssell de Guimbarda.. 02/02/2016
Cartagena pays homage to migrants who lost their lives at sea Over a thousand children were amongst the 3,771 who drowned last year On Sunday the Mayor of Cartagena, José López, and Vice-Mayoress.. 01/02/2016
Cartagena Carnival underway with fabulous costumes Don´t miss the grand carnival parade in Cartagena Carnival is now officially underway in Cartagena following the gala to choose the Carnival Queens.. 01/02/2016
Registration opens for 2016 Ruta de las Fortalezas in Cartagena Iron men and women tackle the grueling 53-kilometre mountain route in Cartagena Registration is now open for one of the toughest athletic events.. 01/02/2016
Cartagena police speed control locations 1st to 7th February Mobile speed traps will be set up throughout the week Cartagena police will be operating a number of mobile speed controls during the next week... 29/01/2016
Mar de Cristal marina renovation project under way The capacity of the Mar de Cristal marina will be increased to 222 with a new dry dock Work has begun on the project to renovate and refurbish the marina.. 27/01/2016
Romans and Carthaginians Fiestas in Cartagena will be earlier this year The fiestas will now start on the 23rd September, not the 30th This week it has been agreed that the Romans and Carthaginians Fiestas held annually.. 26/01/2016
Cartagena prepares to implement the Historical Memory Law Monuments will be removed and street names changed in Cartagena Over 8 years after it was passed by the national government of Spain the controversial.. 26/01/2016
La Aljorra burglar caught red-handed The thief was detained by local residents while the police arrived in La Aljorra Further progress was made in the fight against crime in the Campo de.. 26/01/2016
Melilla earthquake felt in Murcia Three calls to the 112 emergency services line in the Region of Murcia The Region of Murcia is almost 400 kilometres as the crow flies from the location.. 26/01/2016
Cartagena prepares for Carnival with costume exhibition The exhibition in the centre of Cartagena is open until 9th January The city of Cartagena is preparing for the 2016 Carnival celebrations with an exhibition.. 26/01/2016
Cartagena council requests more police resources after spate of burglaries A family were tied up by armed robbers in a Pozo Estrecho finca Ana Belén Castejón, the Deputy Mayoress of Cartagena, is to request an.. 20/01/2016
2016 is the Year of Modernism in Cartagena The 100th anniversary of the Gran Hotel in Cartagena will be the focal point of the celebrations The Town Hall of Cartagena has passed a motion to celebrate.. 19/01/2016
Limited restoration to go ahead at the old cathedral of Cartagena Cartagena Town Hall demands greater commitment from the Church and the regional government The controversy continues over the old cathedral (Catedral.. 19/01/2016
Cartagena police clamp down on illegal traders in Cabo de Palos Top manta salesmen escape arrest at the Cabo de Palos market The Policía Local swooped on the weekly Sunday morning market in Cabo de Palos this.. 19/01/2016
Cartagena market to be renovated The Santa Florentina market in Cartagena was built in 1953 The building which houses the Santa Florentina market on Calle Juan Fernández in Cartagena.. 19/01/2016
Locations of speed traps in the Cartagena municipality this week The aim of the speed traps is not to fine motorists but reduce road deaths As normal, Cartagena council has published the location of the mobile speed.. 18/01/2016
Cartagena cruise ship port mirrors growth throughout Spain Almost 150,000 cruise passengers visited Cartagena in the first 11 months of last year Throughout 2015 the official statistics showed that the number.. 18/01/2016
Cartagena celebrates the day of San Antón Hundreds packed the central plaza for the blessing of the animals Cartagena celebrated the day of San Antón this weekend, with the traditional.. 18/01/2016
Cartagena Town Hall seeks to re-open Playa Honda medical centre Residents of Playa Honda have to travel to La Manga to see a doctor Two councillors from Cartagena Town Hall visited the closed medical centre of Playa.. 14/01/2016
Cartagena re-opens tourist office in Plaza Bastarreche The tourist office re-occupies the historic Puertas de San José in the city wall of Cartagena The tourist office which closed in the Plaza Bastarreche.. 13/01/2016
Annual flu outbreak brings overcrowding to Murcia hospitals again Patients wait for hours in hospital corridors in Murcia and Cartagena Year after year the health authorities in the Region of Murcia encourage members.. 13/01/2016
Cartagena Town Hall offers help to combat processionary caterpillars The processionary season could start early this year for the caterpillars As the warm winter weather continues in the Region of Murcia naturalists are.. 13/01/2016
Cartagena leads independent four-municipality collaboration Cartagena and La Union are joined by Torre Pacheco and Fuente Alamo In the past there has been some discontent among some of the residents of Cartagena.. 13/01/2016
Activities in the regional parks of Murcia during January Guided tours, photography competition and family activities The regional parks department offers a number of free activities for families in the regional..
Cartagena fishermen kept on land by strong winds and high seas Three days of catches have been lost by the Cartagena fleet this year Monday was an unusual day for the fishing fleet at the port of Cartagena, as the.. 12/01/2016
Until 31st January, Francisco Porras abstract art in Cartagena Francisco Porras exhibits at the Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy in Cartagena The Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy in Cartagena.. 12/01/2016
Serial robber arrested after multiple offences in La Aljorra A Moroccan was caught red-handed stealing plumbing supplies in La ALjorra The area in and around the town of La Aljorra in the Campo de Cartagena has.. 12/01/2016
San Ginés de la Jara celebrates the blessing of the animals This is in honour of San Antón January 17th is the saint’s day of San Antón, patron saint of animals, and next weekend a ceremony.. 11/01/2016
Pozo Estrecho scrapyard burglars flee in security car Four robbers crashed a forklift into the offices of the waste management company Daring burglars who broke into the offices of the Hermanos Inglé.. 11/01/2016
4th and 5th January Three Kings in Cartagena The Cabalgata de Reyes Magos is a heartwarming conclusion to the seasonal festivities in Cartagena Cartagena offers a wide range of family fun and activities..
9th to 17th January Fiestas of San Antón in Cartagena These include a Romería on the 9th and blessing of the animals on the 17th The 17th January is the day of Saint Antón Abad, the saint most..
Cartagena Carnival will include a Drag Queen competition for the first time The Concurso Nacional de Drag- Queen invites entrants to register For the first time in its history, Cartagena Carnival will include a Drag Queen Competition.. 05/01/2016
Giant Roscón de Reyes invades Cartagena 5,000 portions of Roscón de Reyes disappeared rapidly One of the great traditions of the Three Kings holiday is the Roscón de Reyes.. 04/01/2016
16th January discover African native plants in the Calblanque regional park This activity is aimed at a family audience The regional parks department offers a number of free activities for families in the regional parks, designed..
16th January Encuentro de Cuadrillas in La Aljorra XXI Encuentro de Cuadrillas La Aljorra, which falls within the Cartagena municipality, hosts its annual Encuentro de Cuadrillas in the Centro Cívico..
16th January ENGLISH language tour: Cartagena fishing quarter and glass museum Discover the Barrio de Santa Lucía One of the most interesting sectors in Cartagena city is its fishing quarters, known as the district of Santa Lucia..
22nd and 23rd January, Saeta singers competition in La Palma Religious processional songs at the Casa de Folclore in La Palma The Saeta is a type of Spanish religious song, based on the format of a flamenco hymn, which..
22nd to 31st January, traditional winter tapas route in Los Belones La Ruta del Guiso de la Abuela in Los Belones also features Asiatico coffee The Costa Cálida may generally enjoy a warm climate but that doesn..
27th to 31st January, The Hole 2 at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Suggestive adult cabaret at the El Batel auditorium of Cartagena This sequel to the hugely successful erotic cabaret musical The Hole is at the auditorium..
30th January to 9th February Carnival in Cartagena This year the Carnival includes a Drag Queen competition for the first time This year Carnival in Cartagena is early, taking place 40 days before Easter...
30th January to 9th February Carnival in Cartagena The main parade in Cartagena is on the 6th February This year Cartagena Carnival is even earlier than last year, and continues to grow in importance, increasing..
Saturday 6th February ENGLISH guided tour: Military tour of Cartagena with tapas Discover the important military history of the city and enjoy tapas in historical military building -Friday the 18th: MILITARY CARTAGENA TOUR & TAPAS..
7th February, Legally Blonde musical in Spanish at the Cartagena auditorium Una Rubia Muy Legal at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Legally Blonde, the 2001 comedy starring Reese Witherspoon, premiered as a musical on Broadway..
14th February 4km walk with a herd of goats in La Azohía Murcia shepherd’s lunch in La Azohía for walkers taking part! The ADELA neighbour’s association in La Azohía, which lies within..
13th February Cabo de Palos Carnival Event organised by the asociación de mujeres de Cabo de Palos Virgen del Mar The women’s association of Cabo de Palos, the asociación..
Thursday 18th February ENGLISH language cheese and wine tour Cartagena campo Artisan cheeses and local wines from Cartagena Impossible to find a better combination than the one formed by artisan cheeses produced by La..
18th February, classical piano concert at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Jorge Carrasco and the Torrevieja Symphony Orchestra at the Cartagena auditorium Pianist Jorge Carrasco joins the Torrevieja Symphony Orchestra to perform..
20th February Newcastle United v Lillestrom at the La Manga Club Resort Following a number of enquiries from readers this morning, La Manga Club have confirmed that Newcastle United will be resident in the resort during the week as..
20th February, top level 5-a-side football in Cartagena for a worthy cause Watch Plásticos Romero Cartagena in action for the Todos con Andresito fund Five-a-side football is an extremely popular sport in Spain, and especially..
22nd to 26th February, Guitar Week at the Cartagena Conservatorio Mas Guitarra features three free guitar concerts in Cartagena The annual classical guitar week in Cartagena falls this year between 22nd and 26th February..
27th February The Jungle Book at the Teatro Circo Apolo This is the Teatro Circo in El Algar The magic of the classic Jungle Book comes to the Teatro Circo Apolo in El Algar on Saturday 27th, with a musical aimed..
28th February UCAM Murcia FC v FC Cartagena Money raised from the game in the Cartagena stadium will support those with rare illnesses The 29th February is rare illnesses day, although in truth, rare..
28th February, Hercules the musical at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Music and circus entertainment at the Cartagena auditorium This musical is based on what Hercules might have done after his labours were over, turning..
29th February theatrical recreation to celebrate the 100th anniversary of Cartagena’s Grand Hotel This year the modernist Grand Hotel is 100 years old This year Cartagena is celebrating its modernist heritage with many of the most important modernist buildings..
Until 26th March, No More Games exhibition by Cesar Murcia in Cartagena The symbolist exhibition is being held at the Muralla Bizantina in Cartagena An exhibition entitled No More Games by Luis Espín, better known..
Until 28th March, Mazarron mines photography exhibition in Cartagena Mazarrón – Patrimonio minero by Juan Francisco Belmar at the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena An exhibition entitled “Mazarr.. 01/01/2016
Until 21st February, Manuel Menárguez in Cartagena De Profecias e Infiernos at the Muralla Bizantina in Cartagena A new exhibition of paintings and sculptures by Manuel Menárguez opens on Wednesday..
Until 31st March, Gran Hotel exhibition at the Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena 2016 is the Year of Modernism in Cartagena to mark the centenary of the Gran Hotel The city centre of Cartagena is dotted with magnificent Modernist buildings..
Wreck of the Sirio at the Cartagena Regional Archive The exhibition is open until the 23rd March alongside the Military Museum Previously unseen documents and images at the Archivo Municipal in Cartagena..
Until 15th March, Black Tears tapestry in Cartagena to defend the rights of women Lágrimas Negras is at the Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy in Cartagena BlackTears (Lágrimas Negras in Spanish) is a tapestry..
Until 16th February, pinhole photography exhibition in Cartagena Una Mirada al Pasado by Damian Lajara at the Museo Teatro Romano in Cartagena A collection of 30 photographic portraits taken with pinhole cameras has opened..
Until 31st January, painter and sculptor Esteban Bernal in Cartagena “Revisión: 30 años” by Esteban Bernal at the Palacio Molina in Cartagena Painter and sculptor Esteban Bernal, who was born..
19th February to 13th March, Tapas and Asiático route in Cartagena Tasty snacks and the typical Cartagena coffee liqueur in 74 local hostelries For the ninth successive year Cartagena is running its annual spring tapas route..
4th March, Pasión Vega in concert in Cartagena A tribute to Carlos Cano at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Pasión Vega, one of Spain’s most popular singers of the last couple of decades..
5th March, national saeta competition final in Cartagena Flamenco hymns of mourning at the Iglesia de Santa María de Gracia in Cartagena Five singers will be taking part in the grand final of the Concurso..
5th March free guided walk in Calblanque park as part of World Forestry Day Workshops, guided tours and storytelling aim to entertain a family audience During March there are a wide range of free activities on offer in the regional..
6th to 14th March La Palma Fiestas in honour of Santa Florentina La Palma is within the Cartagena municipality La Palma, in the Cartagena municipality, holds its annual fiestas in honour of Santa Florentina. The fiestas..
6th March XIX Encuentro Nacional de Encajeras de Bolillo Craft practitioners gather in La Palma to make lace together! Encajeras de bolillo will be gathering en-masse on the 6th March in the municipal sports pavilion..
8th March, Rigoletto by Verdi at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Tragic opera from the Opera 2001 company at the Cartagena auditorium Verdi’s “Rigoletto” was premiered in Venice in 1851, and 165..
9th March, charity sale of artwork at the Universidad Popular in Cartagena The items purchased at the Cartagena sale are to be paid for with classroom materials The Universidad Popular of Cartagena is organizing an unusual art fair..
11th to 13th March, outlet fair in the centre of Cartagena Discounts of up to 50 per cent in the shops near the Molinete hill in Cartagena An outlet fair is being held in central Cartagena over the weekend of 11th..
11th to 13th March innovation and creativity in the design and independent arts fair Cartagena The Feria de Diseño Independiente y Otras Artes is taking place in the El Batel Auditorium Designers, artisans, music and creativity will fill..
Friday 11th March hidden Cartagena tour in ENGLISH Guided tour of La Algameca chica and original harbour wall in Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising in English language guided tours..
12th March Cartagena Boxing championships The II Velada Ciudad de Cartagena de Boxeo Olímpico takes place on 12th March 16 boxers will compete in the second Cartagena boxing championship, taking..
14th to 17th March semi-finals young musician of the year in Cartagena All of the sessions are free entry at the Conservatorio de Música de Cartagena The annual young musician of the year competition which takes place..
Semana Santa Cartagena 2016 18th to 27th March Easter week Programme Cartagena, 18th to 27th March 2016 Military precision, sleek shining lines of gliding penitents, and the sheer scale of these atmospheric..
18th to 27th March Semana Santa in the outlying districts of the Cartagena municipality Alumbres, Cabo de Palos, El Algar, La Puebla, La Aljorra, Los Belones, El Albujón These are the Semana Santa processions which take place in various..
19th March free choral concerts Cartagena, Cieza, San Javier Part of the Fundación Cajamurcia cycle of sacred music Each year the Fundación Cajamurcia brings the Ciclo Cultural Sacro to the Murcia Region..
20th March free guided panoramic visit of the Cartagena Semana Santa See the core elements of the Semana Santa in Cartagena on this free tour Throughout the spring Cartagena tourist office offers free guided visits in English..
Wednesday 23rd March ENGLISH language Cartagena inside Semana Santa tour (morning) Watch the behind the scenes preparations for one of the most important parades of the week -Wednesday 23rd March: EASTER WEDNESDAY TOUR IN CARTAGENA..
Friday 25th March, ENGLISH language tour behind the scenes of Holy Friday in Cartagena, evening tour See the preparations underway for the evening parade, the largest and most important of the week Friday 25th: GOOD FRIDAY ENTOMBMENT PROCESSION TOUR IN CARTAGENA..
26th March, annual 10-kilometre race from La Azohia to Isla Plana and back A picturesque run along the coastal path between La Azohia and Isla Plana For the sixth year in a row the eastern end of the Bay of Mazarrón will host..
26th March Los Belones artisan fair for Easter Saturday On Saturday Los Belones offers an artisan fair as part of its Semana Santa programme From 10am to 2.30pm The artisan market will be open in the Plaza de..
29th to 31st March semi-finals young musician of the year in Cartagena All of the sessions are free entry at the Conservatorio de Música de Cartagena The annual young musician of the year competition which takes place..
3rd January, New Year concert at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra at the Cartagena auditorium The Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra come to Cartagena on Sunday 3rd January to.. 30/12/2015
Mountain of toys and goodwill in Cartagena The municipal campaign has concluded with a positive result for the needy in the municipality Cartagena, along with many other municipalities in.. 30/12/2015
1st to 3rd April World Theatre Day in Cartagena Includes lots of street theatre and even some Scottish dancing! Cartagena hosts a weekend of activities to celebrate World Theatre Day over the weekend of..
3rd April, Classic car show by the port in Cartagena Browse among Ferraris and Lamborghinis on the seafront in Cartagena An exhibition of top-of-the-range cars comes to the port of Cartagena on Sunday 3rd..
3rd April II Trail Solidario Fundación Tienda Asilo de San Pedro in Cartagena This is the second edition of this fundraiser for the disadvantaged On 3rd April Cartagena hoists the second edition of the Trail Solidario run by the Fundaci..
4th to 7th April finals of Cartagena young musician of the year All of the sessions are free entry at the Conservatorio de Música de Cartagena The annual young musician of the year competition which takes place..
7th April ENGLISH language guided tour Cartagena five hills Discover how the strategic location of Cartagena made it such an important military base Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise in English language guided..
9th April free pop festival in Cartagena I Festival Pop de primavera Five bands offer free pop music in the Plaza San Francisco in the first edition of the I Festival Pop de primavera on Saturday..
9th April national DJ’s competition in Espacio Mediterráneo The semi-final of the 2nd national competition for young DJ’s This weekend the Espacio Mediterráneo commercial park is the setting for..
11th to 14th April last finals of Cartagena musician of the year competition All of the sessions are free entry at the Conservatorio de Música de Cartagena The annual young musician of the year competition which takes place..
15th April, Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra of Cologne in Cartagena A varied programme including Mozart, Vivaldi and Tchaikovsky Vivaldi, Mozart and Tchaikovsky are the best-known names heading up a programme of classical..
15th April, Raimundo Amador in a BB King tribute in Cartagena Raimundo Amador at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Flamenco rock and blues guitarist Raimundo Amador, who hails from Sevilla, presents his tribute..
16th April free open-air concert Cartagena, El Tribu This concludes the Ruta de las Fortalezas This weekend Cartagena hosts its annual Ruta de las Fortalezas, with 4,000 athletes completing a gruelling 51 kilometre..
16th April, orchestral film scores at the Cartagena auditorium The Cartagena music society perform at the Auditorio El Batel The Unión Musical de Cartagena perform a selection of popular film score music..
16th April ENGLISH language tour: Modernist Cartagena with tapas Discover the architectural highlights of modernist Cartagena Cartagena Mediterranean tours is a company specialising in English language guided tours of the..
Saturday 16th April Gospel and Friends at the Teatro Circo El Algar Soul, Blues and even a bit of pop, but above all great Gospel! The Teatro Circo at El Algar in the Cartagena municipality offers a night of great music on..
17th April, Music by Haydn Mozart and Bruckner at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Guest conductor Georg Mark leads the OSRM at the Cartagena auditorium The Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra (OSRM) performs under the baton of Austrian..
17th April free guided panoramic visit of Cartagena's modernist architecture This year Cartagena celebrates the 100th anniversary of some of its most important modernist structures Throughout the spring Cartagena tourist office offers..
17th April Canta-Cuentos at the Teatro Circo El Algar Cartagena Children’s musical entertainment NB Dialogue in this activity is in Spanish, but for anyone with youngsters attending schools in Spain this is a fun..
22nd April, Cervantes memorial choral concert in Cartagena The Coral Polifónica Carthagonova perform at the UNED in Cartagena. As part of the commemorations in Cartagena of the 400th anniversary of the death..
22nd April, music from Broadway at the Cartagena auditorium The Murcia University choir at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena As part of a cycle of concerts featuring university choirs and orchestras the Coral Universitaria..
23rd April Magic in Cartagena with Jorge Blass The latest magical show from magician and illusionist Jorge Blass in the El Batel Auditorium Cartagena On 23rd April the El Batel Auditorium in Cartagena..
23rd April ENGLISH language Cartagena sandstone tour Starting in the Roman quarries, find out how the Romans built Cartagena -Saturday April 23rd: THE SANDSTONE TOUR Mediterranean Cartagena tours specialise..
23rd and 24th April IV Salón del Manga y La Cultura Japonesa de Cartagena Dozens of activities showcase amazing Japanese culture These events are held regularly in different parts of the region and have a real cult following amongst..
24th April Cartagena celebrates the day of the bicycle with a 10km ride More than 3,000 cyclists are expected to participate in the ride On Sunday 24th April Cartagena hosts its annual Día Mundial de la Bicicleta event..
30th December Cartagena celebrates the pre-uvas This is a practice session in anticipation of the 31st Several years ago groups of revellers started to gather in the Plaza del Ayuntamiento in a celebration..
27th April ENGLISH language tour: Cartagena harbour special The tour includes boat trip and visit to some of the fortifications protecting Cartagena -Wednesday the 27th April: HARBOUR TOUR Mediterranean Cartagena..
29th and 30th April Cartagena free Weekend DJ Festival Free open-air DJ music, workshops and young DJ competition Weekend DJ returns once again to Cartagena on the 29th and 30th April with a weekend of free music..
29th April to 5th May, Cartagena celebrates International Dance Day Flashmob dance and free open-air classes in the centre of Cartagena This year’s celebrations of International Dance Day in Cartagena will be held mostly..
30th April, classical music for bassoon at the Cartagena auditorium Alberto Velasco and the OSRM play Rossini and Respighi at El Batel in Cartagena Bassoon soloist Alberto Velasco joins the Region of Murcia Symphony Orchestra..
Free lunchtime concert in Cartagena on 31st December changes location Cartagena centre has been busy throughout the festive season Lunchtime Originally a lunchtime concert had been scheduled for the Plaza del Icue.. 30/12/2015
Cartagena archaeologists at work to reveal 18th century city wall The Muralla de Tierra in Cartagena dates from 1721 Archaeologists in Cartagena have begun their excavation of the western bastion of the city wall which.. 30/12/2015
1st May, music by Händel and Beethoven at the Cartagena auditorium The Alcala de Henares University orchestra at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena As part of a cycle of concerts featuring university choirs and orchestras..
1st to 31st May, free family treasure hunt in the Calblanque regional park This is an activity for families which can be enjoyed at your own leisure during the month En Busca del Tesoro at the Parque Regional de Calblanque..
6th to 8th May Cartagena celebrates the Cruces de Mayo Street bars are set up alongside floral crosses and residents party in the open air This weekend Cartagena joins with many others across the country..
6th May free entry closing concert Young Musician of the year competition The event is being held in the El Batel Auditorium in Cartagena The Young Musician of the year competition, Entre Cuerdas y Metales, concludes on 6th May..
Los Belones, Cartagena Fiestas of San Isidro to 15th May Live music, theatre, fireworks, artisan market, giant paella Los Belones in the Cartagena municipality, celebrates its annual fiestas in honour of San..
7th May San Ginés de la Jara arrives in Cartagena by sea The new image of the saint commemorates his canonisation 475 years ago On 7th May the City of Cartagena will witness the arrival of a new image of saint..
Cartagena sailing: 8th May Trofeo Cruces de Mayo This is part of a year-round series of regattas in Cartagena The Mediterranean coast is perfect for sailing and there are several clubs in the Murcia..
8th May free panoramic tour of Cartagena prior to Noche de los Museos This year Cartagena celebrates the 100th anniversary of some of its most important modernist structures Throughout the spring Cartagena tourist office offers..
8th May, Gathering of Cartagena musical bands This is the first encuentro of music bands from the Cartagena municipality Cartagena hosts its first ever encuentro de bandas de música de Cartagena..
13th to 15th May, tango festival in Cartagena Tangos and milongas in Cartagena throughout the weekend The tango originated in Argentina but has now become known all over the world, and during the weekend..
14th May, Estrella Morente and Symphonic Orchestra El Amor Brujo in Cartagena One of the greatest voices of flamenco performs this iconic piece by Manuel de Falla One of the greatest voices in flamenco, Estrella Morente, daughter..
Man dies in Cartagena churros stand fire The owner of a Cartagena churros van died after falling asleep in a chair Anyone making a serious attempt to integrate into the typical Spanish way of.. 28/12/2015
Cartagena Cathedral will open to visitors in 2016 The cathedral of Cartagena has been neglected as the Roman theatre has taken priority For many years the old Cathedral of Cartagena has run the risk.. 21/12/2015
Los Belones shops and bars hit by spate of robberies Los Belones businesses worried by three robberies in three weeks A wave of crime is currently sweeping through the small Mar Menor town of Los.. 18/12/2015
Cartagena demonstrators demand full services at Rosell hospital The Mayor of Cartagena believes that two fully operational hospitals are needed Another demonstration was held in Cartagena on Thursday evening.. 18/12/2015
Cartagena policemen accused of Cala Cortina murder out of jail for Christmas The five officers have spent 14 months in jail in Madrid and Castellon Investigations are still ongoing into the death of 43-year-old Diego Pé.. 18/12/2015
Archaeologists and campaigning politicians visit Cartagena Roman remains Plans are being drawn up to excavate the Roman amphitheatre in Cartagena On Wednesday, as part of the PP general election campaign trail visited the.. 17/12/2015
Cartagena moves closer to implementing Historical Memory Law Streets will be renamed and busts will be removed from Cartagena The new city council in Cartagena is one of those which is at last planning to implement.. 17/12/2015
Cartagena welcomes back Spanish navy minesweeper The Sella is one of the Segura class of minesweepers built in Cartagena The “Sella”, one of the Spanish navy’s six “Segura&rdquo.. 15/12/2015
23rd April, family educational tour of the Monte de las Cenizas in the Calblanque regional park Libros y Naturaleza is a free tour in the Monte de las Cenizas area This tour, which is in Spanish, includes stories, poems, tales and other readings which..
Cartagena residents rescued from apartment block fire Four people were taken to the Santa Lucía hospital in Cartagena after inhaling smoke Six people required medical assistance after inhaling smoke.. 11/12/2015
14th December water cut in Perin and La Corona Essential maintenance works are taking place on Monday 14th December which will leave the areas of Perín and La Corona in the Cartagena municipality.. 11/12/2015
Cartagena belen in Plaza San Francisco open for business This vast structure is a must-see in Cartagena over the festive season The municipal belén in Cartagena is an essential visit for visitors to.. 10/12/2015
Marine fishing reserve created around Cabo Tinoso Divers have again reiterated their request for improved diving timeslots in the Islas Hormigas reserve This week the regional minister for agriculture.. 10/12/2015
East meets Med as Bollywood film-makers choose Cartagena Nannaku Premotho: for dad with love is being partly filmed in Cartagena and La Manga Several settings in the city of Cartagena and along the La Manga.. 10/12/2015
One year in prison for bringing illegal immigrants to Cartagena The accused was caught fifteen nautical miles from the coast with 7 illegal immigrants The Murcian provincial courts have sentenced an Algerian national.. 09/12/2015
Locations of speed traps in the Cartagena municipality this week The aim of the speed traps is not to fine motorists but reduce road deaths As normal, Cartagena council has published the location of the mobile speed.. 08/12/2015
Ecologists protest in front of Repsol refinery in Cartagena The Cartagena plant is one of only 18 in Europe with the capability to process bitumen sands While a major climate change conference in Paris continues.. 08/12/2015
Armed assailants attack games salon in Los Dolores This follows an assault on a similar establishment in Los Belones on Tuesday last week Six Eastern Europeans are believed to have been behind an assault.. 08/12/2015
Cartagena cashpoints attacked with explosives Explosions in two cashpoints in the Plaza de Alicante in Cartagena Two cashpoint machines in a branch of Banco Sabadell fell victim to an attack using.. 03/12/2015
Empty commercial premises on the seafront in Cartagena to be replaced The Port Authority is open to suggestions regarding the new structures Cartagena has undergone a major transformation during the last twenty years.. 03/12/2015
Until 5th February, exhibition of the 1906 Sirio shipwreck off Cabo de Palos Previously unseen documents and images at the Archivo Municipal in Cartagena It is almost 110 years since the tragic shipwreck of the “Sirio&rdquo.. 02/12/2015
3rd to 27th December, toy collection for children in need in Cartagena Last year over 3,000 toys were collected during the Cartagena Christmas campaign The annual Christmas toy collection organized by the Town Hall of Cartagena.. 02/12/2015
Unfair dismissal claim rejected by Murcia courts for cake shop employee A woman at a Cartagena confectioner’s deliberately undercharged her uncle The High Court in Murcia has rejected an appeal for unfair dismissal.. 01/12/2015
Wards will re-open at the Rosell hospital in Cartagena early next year The Murcia health service bows to pressure from disgruntled inhabitants of Cartagena It has now been confirmed by the government of the Region of Murcia.. 01/12/2015
Rare Cuviers beaked dolphin in beached in La Manga The Cuvier’s beaked dolphin is particularly prone to decompression The Department of the Environment in the regional government of Murcia.. 01/12/2015
New fish farming exhibition opens at the Arqua museum in Cartagena Three aquaria are among the exhibits at the Acuicultura exhibition in Cartagena An exhibition which opened on Tuesday at the national underwater.. 01/12/2015
‘Salvador Dalí. Obra gráfica’ at the MURAM Cartagena ‘Salvador Dalí. Obra gráfica’, contains 32 works This next weekend (Sunday 3rd April) the Museo Regional de Arte Moderno..
Until 15th May, Cristobal Hernandez in the Muralla Bizantina Cartagena Insula by Cristóbal Hernández at the Muralla Bizantina in Cartagena An exhibition of sensory artwork and sculpture by local artist Cristó..
Until 5th May, exhibition by Katarzyna Rogowicz at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Bajka at the Cartagena auditorium will be accompanied by art workshops for children Katarzyna Rogowicz, a Polish artist who has been living in the Regio..
Acuicultura. Descubrela at the ARQUA in Cartagena Three aquaria are among the exhibits at the Acuicultura exhibition in Cartagena until July 2016 An exhibition which opened on Tuesday at the national..
Until 30th April, modernist architecture painting exhibition in Cartagena Juan Martínez exhibits his work at the Centro Cultural Ramón Alonso Luzzy in Cartagena For over a decade artist Juan Martínez Pedrero..
Firemen rescue goat from 14 metre deep Cartagena well A complex goat rescue mission in La Torre de Nicolás Pérez The fire brigade had to be called in on Sunday to rescue an unfortunate goat.. 30/11/2015
Cartagena and Lorca Cruz Roja helping the homeless through the winter In Lorca meanwhile, Cruz Roja has been collecting food and basic hygiene items for the needy Redoubled efforts to provide warm drinks and blankets in.. 26/11/2015
Cartagena police clamp down on Chinese corner shops Illegal sales of alcohol and cigarettes to minors cause worry parents in Cartagena The number of complaints being received by Cartagena Town Hall concerning.. 26/11/2015
Wards to reopen at the Rosell hospital in Cartagena Further details on the plans for the Rosell will be released later this week Encarna Guillén, the minister for health in the government of the.. 25/11/2015
Black Friday shopping fever comes to Murcia Region Attractive discounts to lure shoppers in to spend some money Over the course of the last 15 years the tradition of “Black Friday” has.. 25/11/2015
Until 9th December, lighthouses exhibition at Cartagena naval museum Lo Demás Es Oscuridad at the Museo Naval in Cartagena An exhibition entitled “Lo Demás Es Oscuridad”, concerning the lighthouses.. 25/11/2015
Cartagena Town Hall plans Isaac Peral museum and Sunday shopping at Mandarache Tourist area extended to bring Sunday opening hours to Cartagena mall Last Friday’s session of council in Cartagena Town Hall was marked not only.. 23/11/2015
Contract to remove Los Urrutias breakwaters awarded Work will begin in Los Urrutias before the end of the year The contract to remove breakwaters from the shoreline of the Mar Menor in Los Urrutias has.. 23/11/2015
Excavation continues at the site of the Roman forum in Cartagena The 2015 dig has uncovered remains of a temple to Isis and Sarapis in Cartagena Cartagena owes much of its historical remains to the period when it.. 23/11/2015
Until 3rd April, Dali exhibition at the Muram museum in Cartagena “Salvador Dalí, Obra gráfica” at the modern art museum in Cartagena The Region of Murcia’s modern art museum (Muram.. 20/11/2015
Cartagena Town Hall to buy birthplace of Isaac Peral Peral launched the first electric-powered submarine in Cartagena in 1888 The full session of council which is being held on Friday morning in the.. 20/11/2015
Falling masonry closes Iglesia de Santo Domingo in Cartagena Pedestrians on the Calle Mayor in Cartagena are shepherded away from the church The façade of the Iglesia de Santo Domingo on Calle Mayor.. 20/11/2015
Experiencia 43 to show cruise ship visitors how Licor 43 is made in Cartagena The beverage made in Cartagena is the most popular liqueur in Spain The Town Hall of Cartagena is to provide support for the Experiencia 43 museum at.. 19/11/2015
Treasure from the Mercedes leaves Cartagena for Sevilla The gold and silver coins are part of the main haul housed in the Arqua museum, Cartagena 40,000 of the gold and mainly silver coins retrieved.. 18/11/2015
17th to 19th November, Free young musicians concerts in Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca The concerts are being offered to promote the Entre Cuerdas y Metales competition The free promotional concerts prior to this year’s “Entre Cuerdas..
Town Hall seeks to fine those responsible for Mar de Cristal and Los Nietos mud floods Owners of agricultural land near the Mar Menor will be required to pay for clean-up costs While property owners and other residents of Mar de Cristal.. 11/11/2015
Megan Leavy filming brings disruption to traffic in central Cartagena The Sacro Monte area of Cartagena will be out of bounds to road traffic for a week A film crew working on the movie “Megan Leavy&rdquo.. 11/11/2015
Improvements continue in Mar Menor marinas 270 new mooring berths created in the Mar Menor this year Considerable progress has been made this year in renovating, expanding and improving the marinas.. 10/11/2015
Annual bird ringing campaign in full swing on Isla Grosa Record numbers of migrating birds are arriving this autumn on Isla Grosa ANSE volunteers are currently taking part in the 14th annual study of bird migration.. 10/11/2015
Illegal immigrants intercepted off Cabo Tiñoso The Algerians were intercepted just three miles from the coast of Cartagena Twelve would-be illegal immigrants into Spain were intercepted on Friday.. 09/11/2015
Mobile police radars in Murcia and Cartagena this week These are mobile speed control points in both municipalities Murcia and Cartagena police both publish nthe locations weekly of mobile speed control radars.. 04/11/2015
Plaza de la Merced archaeological dig continues in the centre of Cartagena More is now known about the Roman and Carthaginian structures under the Plaza The archaeological excavation of the Plaza de la Merced in the centre of.. 03/11/2015
Cartagena lettuce packer fired for spitting on the table The employee in the Campo de Cartagena claimed he had been unfairly dismissed The firing of an employee at a lettuce production business in the Campo.. 29/10/2015
Dolphin-spotting naturalists retrieve 35 kilos of hashish off Cabo Tiñoso ANSE naturalists saw 5 species of sea mammal and one consignment of drugs between Águilas and Cartagena During an expedition on Friday on board.. 28/10/2015
Endangered plane trees to be felled in Cartagena The trees in Calle Príncipe de Asturias are deemed to have become a danger to passers-by 17 plane trees in Calle Príncipe de Asturias.. 28/10/2015
Hope for Mar de Cristal residents as the Murcia courts investigate flooding Agricultural concerns are thought to be responsible for mudslides in the Mar Menor Just a week after floodwater and mud yet again caused chaos in Mar.. 28/10/2015
This weekend the Cartagena Jazz Festival gets under way Star names appearing in Cartagena include Kurt Elling and John Scofield The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is.. 27/10/2015
42 illegal immigrants intercepted heading for Murcia 11 immigrants landed near Cabo de Palos before being detained The immigrant occupants of three small boats were intercepted and taken into custody by.. 26/10/2015
Andrea to the rescue in Cartagena Two ponies and a donkey rescued in Molinos Marfagones and La Palma The Town Hall authorities in Cartagena have taken charge of two ponies from Molinos.. 26/10/2015
Corruption charges dropped against former Cartagena Mayoress The Supreme Court closes the case against Pilar Barreiro 2015 has been an eventful year for Pilar Barreiro, the former Mayoress of Cartagena and current.. 26/10/2015
24th and 25th, 2015-16 Murcia rugby cup competitions under way this weekend This weekend there is rugby in Totana, San Javier and Cartagena Eight teams complete in the main rugby competition in the Region of Murcia Ferrmur, the..
Murcia region could be part of solution for Palomares radioactive waste 50,000 cubic metres of radioactive soil must be shipped from Cartagena to Nevada Following the agreement signed earlier this week between John Kerry.. 23/10/2015
Cartagena part of vessel movements prior to Trident Juncture 2015 The exercises in the Mediterranean involve the largest Nato fleet since the Cold War Cartagena is part of the mass movement of troops and military hardware.. 22/10/2015
Byzantine coin found in Cartagena countryside ANSE naturalists found the Byzantine solidus by chance in the municipality of Cartagena A gold coin dating from the late 4th or early 5th century has.. 20/10/2015
Mayor supports Cartagena cathedral renovation campaign The Cathedral of Cartagena has not been rebuilt since Civil War bombing The campaign to restore the ruined old cathedral of Cartagena continues to demand.. 19/10/2015
22nd October to 1st November, Oktoberfest in Cartagena A taste of Munich comes to the Costa Cálida in the port of Cartagena For the fourth year in a row the city of Cartagena is holding its own Oktoberfest.. 19/10/2015
Until 1st November, tapas route in La Manga and Cabo de Palos 40 bars and restaurants in and around La Manga offer a tapa and a drink for 2.50€ The second Ruta de la Tapa in La Manga del Mar Menor is being held..
Decomposed body found just outside Cartagena The body was discovered between Vista Alegre and the motorway A dead body which was found on Sunday afternoon near Cartagena in an advanced state of.. 19/10/2015
La Manga Club properties attract major international investment fund Patron Capital acquires 50 properties in La Manga Club and will build more A portfolio of 50 apartments and 45,000 metres of land in La Manga Club has.. 16/10/2015
Algerian immigrants detained on La Azohía beach No sign has been found in La Azohía of the boat in which they crossed from Africa Four illegal immigrants from Algeria were detained between 23.. 15/10/2015
27-year-old Cartagena man shot dead on the Monte del Calvario Investigations are under way into the death of “Seve” from Lo Campano The Policía Nacional are investigating the circumstances surrounding.. 15/10/2015
Police officer dies in prison while facing possible Cartagena murder charge The officer complained of feeling unwell in his Madrid cell One of the six officers of the Policía Nacional who have been held in custody.. 14/10/2015
Cartagena campaign to clear away abandoned vehicles Police are undertaking a special campaign to clear away unsightly abandoned cars The Town Hall of Cartagena has announced that the Policí.. 14/10/2015
La Azohía shows solidarity with refugees A community lunch in La Azohía raised nearly 1000 euros A community lunch which was organized outside the neighbours’ association in.. 14/10/2015
Alternative access route into Calblanque regional park for 3 weeks The main access route will be blocked for maintenance works Work to re-surface the main access road into the Parque Regional de Calblanque in the.. 14/10/2015
Cartagena presents free open-air autumn pop festival on 17th October The first Festival Otoño Pop in the Plaza de San Francisco in Cartagena A free entry autumn pop festival is being held on Saturday 17th October.. 14/10/2015
Million-euro investment into Mar de Cristal marina Work continues to improve water sports infrastructures in the Mar Menor Just over a million euros is to be invested into improving and extending the.. 13/10/2015
Illegal entry into Spain for 500 euros Two jailed for transporting illegal immigrants from Morocco to Cartagena Two Moroccan men have been sentenced by the provincial court in Murcia to seven.. 13/10/2015
Cartagena radar speed control points 12th to 18th October Additional points where mobile speed controls will be in operation this week The Policía Local in Cartagena has published its radar control points.. 12/10/2015
European financing sought for Roman amphitheatre excavation in Cartagena Part of the Cartagena amphitheatre lies under the disused bullring in the city One of the most promising sites for the development of tourism in Cartagena.. 10/10/2015
Hungry vulture rescued in El Algar The vulture was captured after days in the area of Los Urrutias and Los Nietos A vulture was rescued by the Policía Local of Cartagena and various.. 09/10/2015
Archaeologists unearth more of the history of Cartagena Cartagena may have been a large Roman weapons factory It sometimes seems that Cartagena has so much history that it’s hard to know what to do with.. 07/10/2015
Cartagena man fined 300 euros for throwing rubbish off his balcony The fine is the maximum stipulated for this kind of offence in Cartagena Under the terms of a local law which was passed over 15 years ago, a resident.. 05/10/2015
30 illegal immigrants towed to port in Cartagena 25 of the immigrants were picked up off Cartagena by French sailors 25 illegal immigrants arrived in the port of Cartagena on Sunday morning, having.. 05/10/2015
Cartagena included in EU scheme to make use of abandoned military installations Cartagena is partnered in the Disarmed Cities project by cities in Italy, Croatia and Hungary The Town Hall of Cartagena has announced that the city.. 02/10/2015
Regional town halls turn green to show support for the mentally disabled Green is the new colour of the campaign to integrate the mentally disabled into Spanish society The Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena, which is.. 01/10/2015
Esteban Bernal opens Revisión : 30 años in Cartagena “Revisión: 30 años” by Esteban Bernal at the Palacio Molina in Cartagena Painter and sculptor Esteban Bernal, who.. 30/09/2015
Stormwater tank locations to be determined for Mar Menor coastline of Cartagena Tanks will avoid flooding in Los Urrutias and other towns and reduce pollution in the Mar Menor As the Murcia regional government’s plans to create.. 30/09/2015
Armed forces divers deactivate old aircraft bomb off La Manga coastline The bomb was found 12 metres under surface near Isla Grosa and El Farallón A bomb which was dropped from an aircraft was deactivated on Thursday.. 25/09/2015
Cartagena hospital fire started by cigarette end Investigations fail to identify the person responsible for the blaze at the Santa Lucía hospital Investigations into the fire which broke out.. 25/09/2015
Injured walkers airlifted from the Rambla del Cañar between Tallante and Isla Plana The two injured were airlifted to safety in the Rambla del Cañar Two ramblers who fell while walking in the Rambla del Cañar, which runs.. 24/09/2015
New motorbike racing school opens at Cartagena speed circuit The Cartagena bike racing facility includes special race technique practice zones A new motorbike racing school was officially opened on Saturday at.. 22/09/2015
Unexploded Civil War shell deactivated in La Unión The shell was found in the mines of the Sierra Minera outside La Unión A 155-millimetre artillery shell was deactivated and destroyed by the Guardia.. 22/09/2015
Cruise ship schedule for Cartagena during October Locals who enjoy cruise spotting will enjoy seeing some of these vessels in port Local residents may like to time a visit to Cartagena to co-incide.. 21/09/2015
Triple cruise ship visit to Cartagena on Monday On 21st September three cruise ships bring 9,000 guests to Cartagena Monday 21st September is scheduled to be one of the busiest days of the year both.. 18/09/2015
Cartagena man in hot water for facebooking Guardia Civil in disabled parking bay The Guardia Civil car was parked in a disabled parking bay at Parque Mediterráneo in Cartagena A young man in Cartagena is facing possible charges.. 17/09/2015
Location of mobile radar speed traps in Murcia and Cartagena this week The speed traps aim to save lives by encouraging safe driving Location of mobile radar speed traps in Murcia and Cartagena this week. NB, the police.. 15/09/2015
Water cut in La Azohía on Thursday 17th From 9am in the morning Hidrogea have warned that water supply to La Azohía in the Cartagena municipality, will be interrupted on Thursday.. 15/09/2015
18th September Military tour of Cartagena in English with tapas Discover the important military history of the city and enjoy tapas in historical military building -Friday the 18th: MILITARY CARTAGENA TOUR & TAPAS..
Romans and Carthaginians in Cartagena, 18th to 27th September 2015 Fiestas de Cartagineses y Romanos, Cartagena, 18th to 27th September This colourful and enjoyable festival celebrates the history which shaped the Region..
25th September guided English language visit to Cartagena winery This family-run winery produces the only sparkling wine made in the Murcia region Friday the 25th:FAMILY-OWNED WINERY NEAR CARTAGENA Would you like..
26th September English language Romans and Carthaginians tour Discover the history behind these colourful fiestas and see the grand tour Saturday 26th: Carthaginians & Romans Tour Cartagena’s local festivities..
26th September, free activity painting Peces with Pedro Cano in Cartagena Peces by Pedro Cano at the Teatro Romano in the centre of Cartagena An activity is being held on 26th September in the streets of the old fishing district..
1200 kilos of hashish confiscated at Cabo de Palos beach The smuggler was arrested after a chase in the mountains at Cala Reona in Cabo de Palos 1,200 kilos of hashish have been found by the Guardia Civil on.. 14/09/2015
Thief electrocuted while stealing electric cabling The incident occurred in Pozo Estrecho, Cartagena A 16 year old thief was electrocuted on Monday in the Cartagena diputation of Pozo Estrecho while attempting.. 14/09/2015
9th to 12th October, outlet fair next to the port of Cartagena 39 outlet stands on the seafront in Cartagena for 4 days The 6th annual Cartagena Outlet Fair is being held over the long weekend of 9th to 12th October on..
10th October, arts and crafts and second-hand market in La Manga Artwork and bargains at Galerías El Flamenco in La Manga del Mar Menor The 15th annual second-hand goods and artisans’ market of La Manga del..
16th to 18th October, women’s associations fair in Cartagena Come along and find out about all the associations you can join and become involved with Craftwork exhibitions on the seafront in the port of Cartagena..
17th October, free entry open-air autumn pop festival in Cartagena The first Festival Otoño Pop in the Plaza de San Francisco in Cartagena An autumn pop festival is being held on Saturday 17th October in and around..
22nd October English language cheese and wine tour in the Cartagena campo Artisan cheeses and local wines from Cartagena Impossible to find a better combination than the one formed by artisan cheeses produced by La Yerbera..
31st October, spectacular magic show in El Algar Delirium Riversson at the Teatro Circo Apolo in El Algar “Delirium Riversson” comes to the Teatro Circo Apolo in El Algar on Saturday 31st October..
31st October English guided Halloween tour Los Remedios Cemetery Cartagena This fascinating cemetery is full of important monuments to the most important families in Cartagena Turismo de Murcia y Cartagena is a firm specialising..
30th October to 1st November, national bodybuilding championship in Cartagena Glistening biceps and six-packs at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena On 30th October and 1st November the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena is hosting the..
31st October Benjamin Clementine and Silvia Pérez Cruz Cartagena Jazz Festival Star names appearing in Cartagena include Kurt Elling and John Scofield The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being held..
31st October, Halloween party in La Manga del Mar Menor Hair-raising fun and games in La Manga to celebrate Halloween 2015 This year’s Halloween party at Galerías El Flamenco, close to kilometre 4..
1st November free lunchtime concert Cartagena Jazz Festival: Troupers Swing :CANCELLED The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November PLEASE NOTE: THIS HAS BEEN CANCELLED DUE TO ADVERSE WEATHER FORECASTS...
6th November Iron and Wine, Richard Bona, Cartagena Jazz Festival Star names appearing in Cartagena include Kurt Elling and John Scofield The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being held..
7th November free lunchtime concert Cartagena Jazz Festival: Troupers Swing The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is..
7th November GoGo Penguin, John Scofield, Cartagena Jazz Festival Star names appearing in Cartagena include Kurt Elling and John Scofield The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is being held..
8th November free lunchtime concert Cartagena Jazz Festival: Kouroi Jazz The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is..
8th November Cassandra Wilson at the Cartagena Jazz Festival The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is..
11th November, Madame Butterfly, opera at the Cartagena auditorium One of the best known operas by Puccini at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Opera 2001 presents this performance of Giacomo Puccini’s Madame Butterfly..
13th November Kurt Elling and José James Cartagena Jazz Festival The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is..
14th November free guided family walk Calblanque Park Cartagena Learn about the birds and insects who live in the natural parks of Murcia There are a number of activities for families (as well as the more mature of course..
14th November Ibrahim Maalouf and Esperanza Spalding Cartagena Jazz Festival The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is..
15th November free lunchtime concert Cartagena Jazz Festival: Mood Swing The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is..
20th November Jorge Pardo and CMQ Big Band Cartagena Jazz Festival The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event..
21st November Kitty Daisy and Lewis Cartagena Jazz Festival The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and..
21st November, free Cartagena choir concert at the Auditorio El Batel Eight local choirs perform in an early evening concert at the Cartagena auditorium Eight choirs from Cartagena and the surrounding area will be performing..
21st November English language tour: Cartagena fishing quarter and glass museum Discover the Barrio de Santa Lucía One of the most interesting sectors in Cartagena city is its fishing quarters, known as the district of Santa Lucia..
22nd November Andrea Motis, Joan Chamorro, Kyle Eastwood Band, Cartagena Jazz Festival The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is..
22nd November free lunchtime concert Cartagena Jazz Festival: American Pie The Cartagena Jazz Festival offers class music from 31st October to 22nd November The 2015 Cartagena Jazz Festival is the 35th edition of the event, and is..
26th November English language cheese and wine tour in the Cartagena campo Artisan cheeses and local wines from Cartagena Impossible to find a better combination than the one formed by artisan cheeses produced by La..
28th November, Cartagena Music Society at the Auditorio El Batel Rhapsody in Blue is part of the programme in the Cartagena auditorium In a special concert to celebrate the feast day of Santa Cecilia, the patron saint of..
13th to 15th November Cartagena Mediaeval Market 160 stands will be selling a wide range of artisan products Cartagena hosts probably the best artisan market in the Murcia Region over the weekend of 13th..
15th November Classic motorbikes racing in central Cartagena The XXXIX Trofeo Corpus de Velocidad On Sunday 15th November the centre of Cartagena will be the scene of a classic motorcycle race with a circuit between..
20th November, free open-air concert in the centre of Cartagena The Sauces music society perform in the Plaza del Icue in Cartagena As part of the celebrations being held in Cartagena in honour of Santa Cecilia..
22nd November, Family musical in El Algar A top value musical version of the Hans Christian Andersen tale at the Teatro Circo Apolo in El Algar As part of a new initiative to make cut-price theatre..
26th November, free Zarzuela concert in Cartagena The Conservatorio of Cartagena offers a free light opera concert The Conservatorio de Música in Cartagena is presenting a free concert of favourites..
28th November, boxing in Cartagena Eight amateur bouts at the Pabellón de Deportes in Cartagena Cartagena has a long and distinguished association with the sport of boxing, but over..
28th and 29th November, rugby matches in the Region of Murcia Cartagena versus Murcia is one of the highlights this weekend The Region of Murcia rugby championship continues this weekend with the following matches taking..
28th November, Santa Cecilia concert at the Teatro Circo in Cartagena The Sauces music society perform in honour of the patron saint of music As part of the celebrations being held in Cartagena in honour of Santa Cecilia, the..
Sundays until 29th November, artist Pedro Cano shows visitors his work in Cartagena Tours of “Peces” at the Teatro Romano in Cartagena by the artist himself Visitors to the “Peces” exhibition at the Teatro Romano in..
Tuesday film screenings for mothers and babies at Espacio Mediterráneo Cartagena Tuesday afternoon is babies afternoon at the Neocine complex in Espacio Mediterráneo The Espacio Mediterráneo shopping mall in the eastern.. 11/09/2015
Ecuadorian Navy tall ship crew bring their national culture to Cartagena The Guayas sail training ship has been open to visitors in Cartagena this week Following the recent visit of the Mexican Navy goodwill sailing ship.. 11/09/2015
12th December solidarity concert in Cartagena 105 professional musicians, as well as students perform in the Universidad Politécnica de Cartagena At 7pm on the 12th December the bands federation..
Christmas programme in Cartagena 2015/16 Cartagena Christmas Programme, from 13th December 2015 to 6th January 2016 Cartagena offers a wide range of family fun and activities throughout the..
18th December, Carmina Burana and Beethoven’s 9th symphony in Cartagena The Ukraine symphony orchestra at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena This concert at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena will attract lovers of classical..
21st December English language night-time Christmas tour of Cartagena Cartagena by night with Christmas lights and tapas See Cartagena from a different perspective. The tour begins inside the impressive 18th century military..
23rd December, Rock Symphony at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Cartagena welcomes the Rock Symphony Orchestra and Feel’armonia This orchestral tribute to rock music includes some of the best known music of stars..
29th December, free entry classical concert at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena Miriam Olga Pastor Burgos returns to Cartagena to play Mozart and Beethoven This event at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena features oboist Miriam Olga..
6th December, popular children’s film scores at the El Batel auditorium in Cartagena The UCAM Symphony Orchestra perform music from The Lion King and Frozen On Sunday 6th December a charity concert is being offered by the UCAM Symphony..
10th December guided English language tour of Cartagena with Asiatico This is a full walking tour offering an introduction to Cartagena, with guided commentary about the history of the city, explaining the important stages in its..
11th December, Big Band music and ballet at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena 20 Años No Es Nada, Santa Teresa charity gala at the Cartagena auditorium The “Espíritu de Santa Teresa” orchestra perform a selection..
12th December, children’s Dali visits MURAM Cartagena Under-12s encouraged to visit the Dalí exhibition at the Muram in Cartagena As part of the exhibition of 34 works by Salvador Dalí at..
12th December, Las Minas flamenco gala at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The Cante de las Minas flamenco festival travels to the Cartagena auditorium The “Las Minas Puerto Flamenco” show is a traveling compendium of..
13th December, Swan Lake ballet at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The Moscow Ballet present one of the most popular ballets of all time in Cartagena The Moscow Ballet is this year on tour to celebrate its 25th anniversary..
30th December, The Town Musicians of Bremen, children’s musical in Cartagena Christmas entertainment at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The Town Musicians of Bremen, a fairy tale by the Brothers Grimm, has been adapted into an..
Cartagena: La Otra Mirada by Pedro San Martín Moro Cartagena in the 1950’s in the municipal archaeological museum The municipal archaeological museum in Cartagena offers a new exhibition showing 38 images..
Until 22nd December, sculpture and photography exhibition in Cartagena Soltar Amarras by Pilar Vich at the Muralla Bizantina in Cartagena An exhibition of sculture and photography by Pilar Vich, entitled “Soltar Amarras..
Until 7th January, exhibition of photo portraits by José Matrán García in Cartagena Retratos: La Luz Como Expresión at the Palacio Consistorial in Cartagena A collection of portraits taken by local photographer and artist Jos&..
Cartagena Town Hall organize 120 autumn activities for young people Trips, excursions, sports and workshops form part of the T-La program in Cartagena Young people living in the municipality of Cartagena have little..
Until 11th September, navy training exercises off the coast of Cartagena Submarine rescue exercises are taking place in and around Cartagena Anyone looking out to sea in the municipality of Cartagena may have been surprised.. 09/09/2015
Lo Demás Es Oscuridad at the Museo Naval in Cartagena An exhibition about lighthouses in situ until 9th December An exhibition entitled “Lo Demás Es Oscuridad”, concerning the lighthouses of..
Mayor plans to bypass Murcia and fast track high speed rail to Cartagena The Mayor of Cartagena receives backing from a local rail users association The Town Hall of Cartagena has received backing from the local railway.. 08/09/2015
Around 50 refugees could be rehoused in Cartagena Cartagena joins the list of Murcia municipalities willing to take in refugees The Town Hall of Cartagena has announced that pending approval in full.. 08/09/2015
Cartagena cleans up after storm damage The rainfall of Monday means that repeat repairs will be needed at many Cartagena beaches The heavy rain which fell on Sunday and Monday during the storms.. 08/09/2015
Ecuadorian Navy training ship open for public visits in Cartagena The Buque Escuela Guayas is in Cartagena from the 7th to the 9th September On Monday 7th September another interesting vessel will arrive in Cartagena.. 04/09/2015
Jumilla peach thieves arrested in Cartagena The rural crime squad has also arrested farming equipment thieves in Águilas Two men have been arrested by the ROCA rural crime squad of the Guardia.. 02/09/2015
18-year-old copper cable thief arrested in Cartagena The man was detained in the San Antón district of Cartagena Officers of the Policía Local in Cartagena arrested an 18-year-old man on Monday.. 02/09/2015
31st August to 3rd September, free visits to Mexican Navy goodwill ship in Cartagena The ARM Cuauhtémoc docks at the cruise ship terminal in Cartagena A Mexican Navy sailing ship, the ARM Cuauhtémoc, is visiting Cartagena from..
Cartagena council on the warpath over Rosell hospital The Mayor of Cartagena demands that services at the Rosell be reinstated Over the last couple of years there has been widespread discontent among the.. 01/09/2015
La Manga del Mar Menor Fiestas 9th to 13th September Lots of free family activities La Manga del Mar Menor celebrates its annual fiestas populares between the 9th and 13th September with a wide range of activities..
1st September registration opens for Cross de la Artillería in Cartagena This popular event in Cartagena gets bigger every year As of 1st September registrations will be accepted for this year’s Cross de la Artiller&.. 01/09/2015
Early morning helicopter rescue 17 miles from Cabo de Palos Sailor rescued after sinking off the coast of Cartagena The maritime rescue services rescued a man from the sea off Cabo de Palos in the early hours.. 31/08/2015
5th September, regional and national bodybuilding championships in Cartagena The 19th regional bodybuilding championship at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena The Region of Murcia’s bodybuilding championship will be held alongside..
Cartagena man arrested for faking his own kidnapping An attempt to con his parents out of money lasted only 24 hours A man was arrested in Cartagena on Saturday for faking his own kidnapping in an attempt.. 27/08/2015
Cartagena Town Hall bans end of summer macro-party in Playa Honda The Cartagena police will prevent the end-of-summer party at the Playa Honda disco Anyone planning to attend the “Bye Summer Fest” at the.. 27/08/2015
Cartagena Mayor attends annual protest at San Ginés de la Jara monastery The new Mayor of Cartagena expresses his concern over the state of the monastery With the advent of a new local government in the Town Hall of Cartagena.. 27/08/2015
Serial irrigation hose thief arrested in Cartagena 15 kilometres of irrigation hose have been returned to their owners in the Campo de Cartagena The Guardia Civil arrested a man for the second time in.. 27/08/2015
Cruise ship arrivals in Cartagena during September Cruise ship spotters will enjoy seeing some of these monsters in the port Local residents may like to time a visit to Cartagena to co-incide with.. 26/08/2015
Another cruise ship monster in Cartagena The Britannia is “only” 330 metres long Cruise ship spotters had another treat in Cartagena yesterday when the “Britannia” docked.. 26/08/2015
Protesters determined to restore full service in the Rosell hospital Cartagena council is throwing its weight behind the campaign The long-running battle between those working in the Cartagena hospitals of Santa Lucí.. 21/08/2015
Speed control points in Cartagena municipality 24th to 30th August Speed controls are designed to save lives and minimise accidents The Policía Local in Cartagena is continuing with its preventative campaign of.. 21/08/2015
34 kilos of hashish on La Manga beach An early morning walker found the package on the shoreline Beachcombing in La Manga yielded an interesting find on Thursday morning as the waves delivered.. 21/08/2015
20th August free recital in Cartagena ARQUA museum Free concerts every Thursday in August Here’s a nice little proposition for a Thursday evening if you live near to Cartagena: a free recital in the..
Missing British resident located in Isla Plana The man was suffering from Alzheimers and requires regular medical attention Guardia Civil have confirmed that a missing British national, suffering.. 20/08/2015
Summer bathers ignore the dangers in El Portús Parents put the lives of their children at risk by ignoring danger signs and breaking through the safety barriers The cove of El Portús in the.. 19/08/2015
What a whopper! 348 metre long Anthem of the Seas visits Cartagena Cartagena remains busy as cruise ships pack the port The Anthem of the Seas, owned by Royal Caribbean, visited the port of Cartagena for the third time.. 19/08/2015
Cabo de Palos celebrates the Virgen de la Asunción The Virgen was taken out to sea in marine procession The 15th August is celebrated throughout Spain as feast of the Assumption or Día de.. 18/08/2015
Alumbres closes its fiestas patronales The closure was attended by members of the new municipal government There are local fiestas taking place in many different locations across the Murcia.. 18/08/2015
Murcia pushing for more nautical tourism The Mar Menor offers so much potential which is not being tapped at the moment The new regional minister for tourism and economic development paid a.. 18/08/2015
460km in August heat: Artifex relive the history of Cartagena The nine men arrived at the Roman Theatre Museum footsore and weary after walking from Tarragona to Cartagena Visitors to the Roman Theatre Museum in.. 18/08/2015
Water cut in Isla Plana on Thursday 20th August Water will be cut off for 8 hours On Thursday 20th August the area near to the colegio Puig Campillo in Isla Plana will lose its water supply from.. 18/08/2015
MURAM, Cartagena, Tiempos Modernos An interesting journey through contemporary Spanish art The MURAM Museum of Modern art in Cartagena is hosting a new exhibition entitled ‘Tiempos..
Drink-driving clampdown in Cartagena this week Cartagena police warn drivers of the dangers of driving under the influence Drivers be warned: throughout the large municipality of Cartagena, from Isla.. 11/08/2015
Renovation work completed at the marina of Islas Menores Marinas in the Mar Menor continue to upgrade facilities Work has now been completed on the improvements and renovations of the marina in Islas Menores.. 11/08/2015
First confirmations for Cartagena Jazz Festival in November 2015 Kurt Elling and John Scofield are among the artists performing in Cartagena in November The Cartagena Jazz Festival is scheduled for the 31st October.. 11/08/2015
Fire at Santa Lucia hospital Cartagena causes minimal damage The damage is mainly external Fire broke out in the Hospital of Santa Lucia in Cartagena this afternoon at around 12.45pm in a fourth floor maintenance.. 10/08/2015
New social centre for Playa Paraiso in Cartagena municipality This urbanisation is located in its own corner of paradise on the shores of the Mar Menor Playa Paraiso officially opened the doors to its new local.. 06/08/2015
6th August Free concert in Cartagena subaquatic archaeology museum Free concerts every Thursday in August Here’s a nice little proposition for a Thursday evening if you live near to Cartagena: a free recital in.. 06/08/2015
6th, 7th and 8th August Trovalia Cartagena This is a festival of lone voices performing simple folk improvised verse Trovalia is a festival dedicated to the art of the Trovero, which in essence is..
British wreck diver dies in Cabo de Palos The deceased was diving the wreck of the Stanfield off the Cartagena coastline A British diver died on Tuesday afternoon while diving the wreck of the.. 05/08/2015
13th August free recital in Cartagena ARQUA museum Free concerts every Thursday in August Here’s a nice little proposition for a Thursday evening if you live near to Cartagena: a free recital in the..
15th August 40 Principales DJ night at Cabo de Palos Free dance with one of Spain’s hottest radio stations Los 40 Principales is a fab Spanish pop station which focuses on the best of current pop, particularly..
Perin Fiestas 5th to 16th August includes hanging of the donkey Dont worry, its not a real donkey, this is just another daft fiesta tradition There are some pretty mad fiestas in Spain, but sadly the longer a foreigner..
Los Belones prepares for annual shopping night On Saturday evening classic cars and concerts accompany shoppers on a bargain hunt Los Belones is preparing for its third annual Shopping Night.. 03/08/2015
8th August Shopping Night in Los Belones On Saturday evening classic cars and concerts accompany shoppers on a bargain hunt Los Belones is preparing for its third annual Shopping Night taking place..
New major bus-stop area in central Cartagena The new area is close to Plaza Bastarreche A new space has been created for the major bus routes from central Cartagena to stop in the newly re-.. 03/08/2015
Sahrawi children arrive in Cartagena 15 youngsters from Western Sahara are spending the summer in Cartagena A group of 15 children from the Western Sahara arrived on Friday in Cartagena.. 31/07/2015
Location of speed traps in Cartagena and Murcia this week Cartagena and Murcia police inform of the locations of radar speed guns As part of their continuing efforts to reduce the number of road accidents in.. 28/07/2015
Mar Menor wildfire caused by discarded cigarette The fire broke out on scrubland between los Urrutias and Los Nietos First investigations into a wildfire which affected 8.4 hectares of reeds and.. 27/07/2015
New pedestrian and cyclist path to Cala Cortina in Cartagena The new path is one of various projects to improve the beaches of Cartagena A new 700-metre pedestrian walkway has been officially opened next to the.. 24/07/2015
Second Murcian agriculturalist hospitalised by heatstroke Temperatures were around 33 degrees in the Cartagena campo on Thursday A second worker in the Murcia region was taken into hospital on Thursday suffering.. 24/07/2015
Cartagena Mayor wants to use existing railway station for AVE high-speed train José López advocates the cheapest and quickest option as the best for Cartagena Despite all the delays suffered in extending the AVE high.. 24/07/2015
Drone vigilance service over La Manga beaches Nice work if you can get it! The pilot scheme is running at the Playa del Barco Perdido in Cartagena As part of an experimental beach safety.. 24/07/2015
British hallucinogenic cactus growers arrested in Cartagena The cacti found in the La Aljorra greenhouses contain large quantities of mescaline Wikipedia says the plants can be used for "psychonautics and.. 24/07/2015
25th July free bands festival Cartagena II Festival de Bandas de la ciudad de Cartagena organised by the Agrupación Musical Sauces The plaza de San Francisco in the central of Cartagena&rsquo..
Failed Cabo de Palos shopping mall to receive a lifeline Hopes are high that the Centro Comercial Las Dunas can be re-developed Following a meeting on Tuesday between José López, the Mayor of.. 23/07/2015
Cartagena working to become more mobility friendly The demands of the disabled of Cartagena are heard by the Town Hall As the new local government in the Town Hall of Cartagena begins to implement.. 23/07/2015
25th July Habaneras by the lighthouse of Cabo de Palos The traditional moonlit concert will be held to celebrate the 150th anniversary of the lighthouse On Saturday 25th July the Coral Polifónica Carthagonova..
ARQUA Cartagena: Free family tours to the treasure of Nuestra Señora de las Mercedes The British sunk this Spanish vessel laden with coinage from South America The ARQUA Museum, the El Museo Nacional de Arqueología Subacuática..
Police detain drunk La Manga driver The vehicle wiped out 10 metres of the Gola de Marchamalo handrail Police have detained the driver of a vehicle which left the Gran Vía of.. 22/07/2015
39 illegal immigrants intercepted off Cartagena coastline Five boats headed for Cabo de Palos and Calblanque last night The steady trickle of immigrants from the African continent continues on a daily basis.. 21/07/2015
La Manga serial burglars handed five-year prison sentences The two men committed 24 burglaries in La Manga in 14 months Two men who burgled 24 properties in La Manga del Mar Menor in just 14 months have been.. 17/07/2015
17th July free concert Agrupación Sauces Cartagena In the Plaza del Icue from 8pm Musicians of the Agrupación Musical Sauces have completed a course for trombone this week, given by Valencian musician.. 17/07/2015
Arqua director finds evidence of the palace of Hasdrubal in Cartagena The Carthaginian palace is thought to have been a huge triangular complex on the Molinete hill As more and more archaelogical excavation takes place.. 17/07/2015
Murcia government reiterates support for El Gorguel container port Cartagena Port Authority is seeking national and European government backing for El Gorguel Francisco Bernabé, the regional minister for.. 16/07/2015
Cartagena pups who nearly drowned in tar still have no-one to love them Chapa and Pote still searching for their forever home A month ago Chapa and Pote went viral as heart-rending images of them coated in tar plastered not.. 16/07/2015
Fake doctor arrested in Cartagena The fraudulent medic failed to register as a doctor in Murcia before working in Huelva A man has been arrested in Cartagena on charges of having.. 16/07/2015
La Hormiga Hippy Market La Manga Club and Cabo de Palos Every Friday and Saturday to 26th September Cabo de Palos and the La Manga Club resort are the two venues this summer for all things hippy and happy..
16 illegal immigrants intercepted off the coast of Cartagena 5 of the African immigrants apprehended in Cartagena are under 18 The emergency services have reported that sixteen illegal immigrants on board.. 13/07/2015
One death and second near miss in weekend drowning incidents The woman is intensive care but another bather died in Los Urrutias A 40-year-old woman had to be pulled unconscious from the public swimming pool in.. 13/07/2015
Cartagena Town Hall hoists historic independence flag from 1873 As Cartagena enters a new era the Mayor highlights the importance of the past At a ground-breaking ceremony on Sunday in Cartagena the red flag which.. 13/07/2015
Sevilla-style horse-drawn carriage rides proposed for Cartagena Local cultural association suggests a flamenco addition to Cartagena tourism The Asociación Cultural de Arte y Flamenco Ciudad de Cartagena has.. 13/07/2015
Locations of mobile speed taps in Murcia and Cartagena this week Drivers can also check the position of radars across Spain Police in the Region of Murcia continue with their radar vigilance campaign, clamping down.. 13/07/2015
Man saved from drowning in La Manga by off-duty policeman Disaster was also averted in Cabo de Palos when a diver suffered a heart attack An off-duty policeman from the Special Operations Group of the Polic&.. 10/07/2015
Wasps a nuisance at Cala Cortina beach in Cartagena Thirsty wasps are seek rehydration around beach foot showers Numerous complaints are being received from visitors to the beach of Cala Cortina, just.. 10/07/2015
Discussions with Costas department about Los Urrutias and Los Nietos The Mar Menor beaches of Cartagena will return to their natural state As July starts the deadline has effectively passed for the authorities to provide.. 07/07/2015
No fire but lots of smoke Repsol is not on fire 112 services in the Murcia region were obliged to issue information on Tuesday lunchtime to the effect that Repsol is NOT on fire.. 07/07/2015
Historic submarine wheel added to Museo Naval in Cartagena collection The wheel on display in Cartagena belonged to the S-32 Isaac Peral submarine The Museo Naval in Cartagena has arranged a loan deal to receive the wheel.. 07/07/2015
Navy divers neutralise projectile off Cala Cortina coast Cartagena Projectiles from the Civil War turn up fairly regularly off the Cartagena beaches It’s summer, so snorkelers and divers have descended on the Spanish.. 05/07/2015
Costa Cálida beach deaths at Islas Menores and La Manga A drowning and a heart attack at El Pedrucho and Islas Menores An 81-year-old man from Madrid died on the Cartagena beach of Islas Menores on Saturday.. 05/07/2015
24th July, Melody Gardot and lots of free music at Mar de Músicas Cartagena Jacobo Serra, Astro and Bantastic Fand are among the others on the bill in Cartagena The main concert on the penultimate evening of the 2015 Mar de M..
25th July, final night of the 2015 Mar de Músicas festival in Cartagena The last night of the festival in Cartagena features artists from Spain and Chile The main event on last night of the 2015 Mar de Músicas world..
4th July Festival Cartagena Jonda, flamenco in Cartagena Taking place in front of the restaurant Mare Nostrum The first edition of the Cartagena Festival Cartagena Jonda is taking place on the evening of Saturday..
Until 30th July, free open-air cinema on Thursdays Museo Arqueológico Cartagena Open-air evening cinema in the Cartagena archaeological museum The first in a season of Thursday thriller screenings takes place on 2nd July at the Museo..
Until 5th July, WWF solar catamaran trips in Cartagena Various activities related to the marine ecosystems of the Mediterranean in Cartagena The WWF’s solar-powered catamaran arrived in Cartagena on.. 02/07/2015
20th July, Gino Paoli and Douglas Dare Mar de Músicas festival in Cartagena Other performers in Cartagena include Chico Trujillo and UK balladeer Douglas Dare The main event in the Mar de Músicas festival on 20th July..
21st July, Zaz and Toumani Diabate Mar de Músicas festival in Cartagena-URGENT WARNING Other performers in Cartagena include artists from Mali, Angola, Colombia and Spain URGENT. TOUMANI CONCERT SUSPENDED UNTIL WEDNESDAY EVENING DUE TO FLIGHT..
22nd July, Five free concerts for Mar de Músicas festival in Cartagena Five free concerts in one night in Cartagena The five free concerts being held on the night of 22nd July in Cartagena feature a bewildering variety of..
23rd July, special Chilean concert and Owen Pallett Mar de Músicas Cartagena Five concerts in one evening in the Cartagena world music festival The main event on 23rd July at the Mar de Músicas world music festival in Cartagena..
British fishing boat saved by Cartagena-based patrol vessel The Alborán intervened 500 miles off Galicia in the Atlantic A British fishing boat which sprang a leak and was in danger of sinking was.. 01/07/2015
Illegal beach vendor clampdown in Cartagena Top manta salesmen targeted in La Manga and Cabo de Palos Among the thousands of people arriving at the beaches of the Costa Cálida as July begins.. 01/07/2015
27th August free recital in Cartagena ARQUA museum Free concerts every Thursday in August Here’s a nice little proposition for a Thursday evening if you live near to Cartagena: a free recital in the..
OMITA and Consumer offices move in La Manga del Mar Menor These are satellite offices for Cartagena residents and save a drive into the main city On Thursday the 2 outlying offices of Cartagena Town Hall based.. 30/06/2015
Location of speed radars in Cartagena 29th June to 5th July Police continue with their campaign to crack down on speeding Speed kills! That’s the message from local police who continue with their campaign.. 29/06/2015
Cartagena University joins seed bank at Kew Gardens Researchers from Cartagena are working to preserve local plant species The Royal Botanic Gardens at Kew in south-west London are to allow researchers.. 29/06/2015
17th July, Jimmy Cliff, Mar de Músicas Cartagena Other performers in Cartagena include Tiken Jah Fakoly, Ana Tijoux and Camila Moreno The opening night of the 2015 Mar de Músicas world music..
Mar de Músicas 2015, Cartagena, 17th to 25th July The 21st annual edition of the world music festival in Cartagena The Mar de Músicas Festival in Cartagena offers a mixed programme of musical entertainment..
18th July, James Vincent McMorrow, Mar de Músicas Cartagena Other performers in Cartagena include Lila Downs, Kuenta I Tambú and Noumoucounda Sissoko The main event on the second night of the 2015 Mar de..
19th July, Chilean music gala, Mar de Músicas Cartagena Quilapayún and a Víctor Jara tribute at the Auditorio El Batel in Cartagena This special concert of Chilean music features Quilapayú..
Cartagena Mayor backs single primary school plan for La Aljorra José López says demands for a larger site in La Aljorra are “common sense” The residents of La Aljorra, particularly those.. 26/06/2015
New Mayor puts an end to Cartagena traffic light camera fines Alternative uses are being sought for the cameras placed in traffic lights in Cartagena José López, the new Mayor of Cartagena, announced.. 26/06/2015
Anthem of the Seas liner docks in Cartagena 4,100 visitors enjoy a day in the historic city of Cartagena The view in the port of Cartagena on Wednesday was dominated by the 347-metre cruise liner.. 25/06/2015
Cartagena San Juan celebrations pass without serious incidents Incidents in the centre of Cartagena were nothing to do with the San Juan bonfires The all-night bonfire and fireworks parties which were held throughout.. 25/06/2015
Record May for foreign tourism in the Region of Murcia The UK is by far the most important market for the tourism in the Costa Cálida The number of foreign visitors coming to the Region of Murcia continues.. 24/06/2015
Unfinished Cartagena sports complex placed on hold by new Mayor The Palacio de Deportes in Cartagena still has numerous defects Following the emergency removal of some of the metallic sheets covering the new but unopened.. 24/06/2015
Cartagena Mayor intends to search for palace of Hasdrubal on Molinete hill Property development delayed to allow archaeological digs in central Cartagena José López, the new Mayor of Cartagena, said on Tuesday.. 24/06/2015
Underwater drones to detect fuel leaks tested in Cartagena The aim in Cartagena is to create a fleet of intelligent anti-oil slick vehicles A veritable fleet of autonomous underwater vehicles and aerial drones.. 23/06/2015
Cartagena firemen remove Palacio de Deportes roof covering The still un-opened silver slug represents a challenge for the incoming council One of the problems inherited by the new council in the Town Hall of.. 22/06/2015
Abandoned puppies thrown into a tub of tar in Cartagena One of the three Cartagena puppies died despite the efforts of local volunteers The Guardia Civil are searching for whoever is responsible for an appalling.. 22/06/2015
26th June, 30th anniversary concert in the Parque Sauces in Cartagena A special celebratory concert is offered by the Agrupación Musical Sauces It is now 30 years since the Agrupación Musical Sauces gave their..
Anti-botellón officers start summer campaign in Cabo de Palos The aim is to prevent a repeat of the disturbances in Cabo de Palos last year Following the disturbances to residents and visitors in Cabo de Palos which.. 22/06/2015
28th June, Free band concert A Dos Bandas in Cartagena A special celebratory concert is offered by the Agrupación Musical Sauces It is now 30 years since the Agrupación Musical Sauces gave their..
Cost-cutting begins in the Town Hall of Cartagena The local government of Cartagena will operate with 6 departments rather than 9 José López, the new Mayor of Cartagena, has announced the.. 18/06/2015
Cartagena police publish speed trap locations The Cartagena police give information on where their speed guns will be located Following the lead of their counterparts in Murcia, the Policí.. 18/06/2015
19th to 27th June, LGTB Pride Week in Cartagena Various events to celebrate the EnorgulleCT week Cartagena The city of Cartagena is throwing its full weight behind the LGTB Pride events being organized..
Firemen rescue dog from a well in Cala Reona in Cabo de Palos The dog had fallen into a 10 metre deep well Firemen in Cartagena were called out to help a dog owner in the Cala Reona area of Cabo de Palos in.. 18/06/2015
La Unión man arrested for 26 burglaries in Los Urrutias The burglar targeted holiday homes on the inland shore of the Mar Menor A 27-year-old habitual criminal from La Unión has been arrested by the.. 17/06/2015
Cartagena Town Hall will fly LGTB pride flag An LGTB march is being held in Cartagena on 27th June The rainbow flag representing LGTB pride will fly from the flagpoles at the front of the Palacio.. 17/06/2015
Access to Calblanque for motor vehicles will be free but restricted this summer The new regulations at the beaches of Calblanque come into force on 27th June The controversial issue of motor vehicle access to the beaches and natural.. 17/06/2015
Change in procedures at Cartagena Town Hall The new Mayor of Cartagena introduces sweeping procedural changes José López, the new Mayor of Cartagena, and his Deputy Ana Belé.. 16/06/2015
José López, Mayor of Cartagena for the next 2 years Movimiento Ciudadano and the PSOE agree to share the Mayorship of Cartagena The voters in Cartagena wanted change and now they’ve got it as the.. 13/06/2015
Eight illegal immigrants rescued off Cartagena coastline The men were spotted waving empty fuel bottles in the air Marine rescue services Salvamento Marítimo (Sasemar) rescued eight ilegal immigrants.. 12/06/2015
King Felipe VI visits Cartagena The King of Spain presided over the military submarine centenary ceremonies Felipe VI of Spain visited Cartagena for the first time since becoming King.. 12/06/2015
Illegally caught tuna donated to local aid charities The fish will be used to feed those in need via charity soup kitchens Last week the Guardia Civil caught fishermen illegally fishing for tuna, in breach.. 12/06/2015
Cartagena Town Hall required to provide evidence in the Púnica corruption case Cartagena contracted Madiva to provide internet marketing services Officers of the Guardia Civil presented themselves at the Town Hall of Cartagena first.. 10/06/2015
Vencedora returns to Cartagena after 3 months preventing illegal fishing The patrol ship is back in Spain after combating smuggling off the coast of Senegal After covering 12,400 miles during a three-month tour of duty along.. 08/06/2015
11th June, open doors and guided tours at the Cartagena Municipal Archive The open doors day in Cartagena is being held to celebrate International Archives Day 9th June is International Archives Day, but due to this date coinciding..
Cartagena firefighters in action in the city centre and Escombreras Two fires kept the Cartagena fire brigade busy on Sunday The fire brigade of Cartagena was called into action on two fronts on Sunday evening to deal.. 08/06/2015
Cartagena UFO-spotter given four years for starting forest fire The Cartagena man set off a flare in the Sierra de la Muela A 32-year-old who headed into the mountains of the Sierra de la Muela in Cartagena on the.. 08/06/2015
5th to 13th June, Fiestas de San Antonio de Pádua in Tallante A week of festivities in the village of Tallante, in the west of Cartagena Tallante, in the west of the municipality of Cartagena, celebrates its local Fiestas..
Charity collection raises 800€ for Cáritas in the centre of Cartagena A Town Hall councillor helped out at one of the Cartagena collection tables The annual Cáritas collection outside the Town Hall in the centre.. 05/06/2015
1,000 tons of contaminating waste dumped by Escombreras treatment company Asbestos was buried and liquid waste poured down drains by the Escombreras firm The Guardia Civil have arrested five employees at an industrial waste.. 05/06/2015
World War II mine deactivated by Cartagena divers in Girona The moored mine was just 200 metres from the town of Rosas in Girona A German World War II moored mine which was found 12 metres under the surface.. 04/06/2015
Three vehicles burnt in the streets of Cartagena Two rubbish containers were also incinerated in Calle del Parque in Cartagena Three motor vehicles parked in Calle del Parque, close to the Museo.. 04/06/2015
New Isaac Peral exhibit of the month at the Naval Museum in Cartagena The Museo Naval de Cartagena is also opening a new submarine weaponry exhibition The latest “exhibit of the month” at the Museo Naval in.. 03/06/2015
Until 14th September, painting exhibition at the Roman Theatre in Cartagena Theatrum by Salvador Torres at the Museo del Teatro Romano in Cartagena Local artist Salvador Torres is exhibiting a series of works at the Teatro del Museo..
Vietnamese bather downs in Cala Reona near Cabo de Palos The victim was an exchange student at the UCAM in Murcia A 25-year-old Vietnamese exchange student drowned on Sunday while snorkeling in the rocks off.. 01/06/2015
Until 30th June, photography exhibition by José María Campos in Cartagena “Ensueños Mediterraneos” at the Muralla Bizantina in Cartagena Ensueños Mediterráneos, an exhibition of photographs by Jos..
Cartagena Mayoress resigns Pilar Barreiro has stepped down after 20 years at the head of Cartagena council The end of an era. After 20 years heading up Cartagena council, Mayoress.. 30/05/2015
Cartagena Mayoress fights to cling hold of office Pilar Barreiro hopes to continue in office in Cartagena She’s down, but she’s not yet out. Despite last week’s calamitous.. 29/05/2015
Cartagena cathedral to reopen to the public temporarily The cathedral in Cartagena has been neglected as the Roman theatre has taken priority For many years the old Cathedral of Cartagena has run the risk.. 28/05/2015
30th/31st May free tours of Spanish navy vessels in Cartagena Exhibitions and other events in the Armed Forces Day celebrations in Cartagena Seven Spanish Navy ships will be open to visits from members of the public..
31st May guided visit to the Remedios Cemetery in Cartagena This guided tour is to raise money for the Asilo de los ancianos A Spanish language guided visit to the historic Remedios cemetery in Santa Lucia..
5th and 6th June free visits to Spanish Navy vessels in Cartagena Exhibitions and other events in the Armed Forces Day celebrations in Cartagena Seven Spanish Navy ships will be open to visits from members of the public..
27th to 31st May, open-air gourmet tapas event in Cartagena Cartagena Sabor, a tapas route with a difference on the seafront in Cartagena The 4th edition of the popular Cartagena Sabor tapas event begins on 27th May..
31st May, Potato Day marks the start of the fiestas in La Puebla, Cartagena The fiestas of La Puebla in Cartagena are held in honour of the Sacred Heart This year’s annual fiestas in La Puebla, which falls within the Cartagena..
7th June, volunteer beach clean-up in La Azohía,Cartagena The venue is the stony and sandy beach at the foot of Cabo Tiñoso in La Azohía A beach clean-up is being organized by 7 Eplan on Sunday 7th..
Until 15th September, photography competition in Calblanque Prizes on offer for the best photo of the Natural Park of Calblanque Throughout this summer the Associación Calblanque is holding its.. 27/05/2015
Cartagena Mayoress refuses to accept defeat Pilar Barreiro vows to continue as Mayoress in Cartagena despite the election setback Pilar Barreiro, who is technically still Mayoress of Cartagena.. 26/05/2015
Meeting with Costas and council to sort out Los Urrutias beaches Residents of Los Urrutias and Estrella de Mar want their beaches clean for the summer The condition of the beaches on the western shore of the Mar Menor.. 26/05/2015
Cartagena election results 2015 Cartagena Mayoress could be on the way out after the PP vote collapses With almost 99% of the votes having been counted following Sunday’s municipal.. 25/05/2015
28th May, water supply cut off in western districts of Cartagena No mains water supply for 24 hours in Tallante, Los Puertos, Perín and El Portús The mains water supply is due to be cut off for up to.. 25/05/2015
Non-Spanish residents apathetic in Cartagena local elections Only 586 British national residents have registered to vote in Cartagena on Sunday The number of parties presenting candidates for Mayor in the local.. 22/05/2015
7th June, Cadena Ser triathlon in Cartagena Registration is now open for the Ser-Tri event in the port area of Cartagena Athletes can now register to take part in the 2015 Ser-Tri triathlon in ..
“The Boy with the Fish” dies in Cartagena Emblematic Cartagena statue model dies One of the most popular statues in the streets of Cartagena is the one commonly known as “the boy with the fish..
National Minister says San Javier transfer is OK by her San Javier was voted the best small airport in Europe in 2014 In February of this year it was announced by Airports Council International that the airport.. 21/05/2015
La Azohía residents protest against lack of social centre A front-line plot designated for community use continues to lie empty in La Azohía With the local elections throughout Spain now under a week.. 20/05/2015
El Portús residents demand action to prevent rock falls Half of the beach at El Portús will remain closed off for the whole summer As next Sunday’s local elections loom, all over Spain residents.. 19/05/2015
Los Urrutias residents protest over beach neglect The smell is bad for business say local traders as the holiday season begins As next Sunday’s local elections approach the residents of many parts.. 19/05/2015
Spectacular anti-smuggling training exercise in the sea off Cartagena High-speed mock-up helicopter and boat chase in the waters of Cartagena Members of the public who were lucky enough to be on the Cartagena coastline.. 18/05/2015
Bee thief arrested and charged with seven crimes in Murcia 15,000 euros’ worth of material was stolen from hives in the Campo de Cartagena A man has been arrested by the Guardia Civil on seven charges of.. 18/05/2015
26th June long distance swimming race El Portús to La Azohía The last in a series of 5 long-distance swimming races off the Costa Cálida coastline Over the weekend of the 26th June El Portús and La Azoh..
14th to 17th May, local fiestas in Los Belones The fiestas of Los Belones are held in honour of San Isidro Labrador The annual fiestas in honour of San Isidro, the patron saint of the town of Los Belones..
16th May, five warships open to public visitors in Cartagena The ships will be at the La Curra dock in the port of Cartagena To commemorate the 20th anniversary of the European Maritime Force this weekend five.. 15/05/2015
17th May, residents demand neighbours association building in La Azohía The plot which was home to the Guardia Civil in La Azohía has been unoccupied for years This Sunday at 13.00 a demonstration is being held on.. 14/05/2015
Five more Blue Flags fly on the beaches of the Costa Cálida this summer Two of the newly recognized beaches are in Águilas Two more in San Javier and one in Mazarrón will also fly the Blue Flag for the first.. 14/05/2015
16th May, Night of the Museums, Cartagena Noche de los Museos, Cartagena The Night of the Museums is a huge event in Cartagena, bringing tens of thousands of people into the centre of the city to..
Two tons of hashish intercepted 15 miles offshore from Cartagena This is the second Cartagena drugs shipment to be intercepted in a week Approximately 2,000 kilograms of hashish were seized on Tuesday by officers of.. 13/05/2015
Volunteer lifeguards prepare for the summer in Cartagena 43 new trainees are training to watch over the beaches of Cartagena Between now and 7th June 43 volunteers hoping to serve as lifeguards this summer.. 12/05/2015
Third largest cruise ship in the world brings 4,100 passengers to Cartagena The Quantum of the Seas is the most modern cruise liner in the world The cruise liner Quantum of the Seas arrived in Cartagena at 10.00 on Monday.. 11/05/2015