Lorca sets hearts fluttering with massive Valentines Day give-away
Participating businesses in Lorca will offer customers the chance to win prizes worth 500 euros The deputy mayor of Lorca and Councillor for Commerce, Francisco Morales, has presented a new campaign for Valentine's Day 2023 that aims to greatly..

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Lorca makes major changes to town planning and noise pollution laws
Casinos, bars and other commercial buildings in Lorca will be subject to tough new regulations Lorca City Council has this week approved changes to its General Municipal Planning that will ensure that gambling and betting shops aren’t situated..

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Lorca presents 2023 Semana Santa poster
The Easter Week celebrations in Lorca are among the most spectacular in Spain The Semana Santa celebrations in Lorca are among the most spectacular in all of Spain, featuring astonishingly elaborate embroidered robes and feats of daredevil horsemanship..

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The Auditorio Margarita Lozano in Lorca
The new Lorca auditorium is within the IFELOR complex Late 2022 saw the official opening of the new auditorium at the IFELOR trade fair and congress centre in Lorca, completing a project which occupies an area of almost 15,000 square metres and which..

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Wheelbarrows of seafood for 50 euros: bargain Lorca restaurant goes viral
The Lorca eatery offers unlimited food and drink and a one of a kind dining experience Having a meal at Michelin starred restaurants and exclusive eateries is as much about the overall dining experience as it is the food, and people usually expect..

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Walking in the Lorca countryside, the Rambla de Las Calaveras route in Avilés
A family-friendly 5-kilometre route in the Tierras Altas area of the vast municipality of Lorca This is a 5-kilometre walk in the environs of Áviles, a small village in the Tierras Altas area of the vast municipality of Lorca, which usually takes..

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The Lorca y Tú card offers discounts on guided tours and free entry to the castle and museums
A great way to enjoy 12 months of reduced price admission to most of the major tourist attractions in Lorca The attractions of the historic city of Lorca are so numerous that they are best visited over a couple of days, a week or throughout the year..

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February 4 Natalia Lacunza in concert in Lorca
The popular Spanish singer-songwriter on stage at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca Spanish singer-songwriter Natalia Lacunza Sanabdón first gained national recognition in 2018, coming third the Spanish television talent competition Operación Triunfo...

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February 4 and 5 Peter Pan the Musical in Lorca
The internationally acclaimed musical debuts in the Region of Murcia at the Auditorio Margarita Lozano in Lorca The new Margarita Lozano auditorium in Lorca is now up and running and the first major event at the venue in 2023 consists of four performances..

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February 10 Pinocchio children’s musical at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
Puppet and musical entertainment in the historic city of Lorca This stage musical is closely based on the original tale of Pinocchio by Carlo Collodi, narrating how the curiosity of the puppet leads him away from school and to the puppet theatre of..

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February 11 Revolver live in concert in Lorca
The veteran Spanish rockers perform at the Auditorio Margarita Lozano in Lorca The veteran Spanish pop-rock band Revolver are performing live at the new Margarita Lozano auditorium in Lorca on Saturday February 11, led by Carlos Goñi as they present..

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Free concerts in February as part of the Madremía cycle in Lorca
Four musical evenings at various venues in Lorca during the month of February A new cycle of free open-air musical performances is being held in the squares, streets and other venues of Lorca during the first three months of 2023 under the title “..

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February 24 to 26 Manga fair at the IFELOR centre in Lorca
Over 15,000 visitors are expected at the first event of this size at the IFELOR in Lorca Fans of the “manga” Japanese comic novel genre are in for a treat in Lorca over the weekend of February 24, 25 and 26 with the new IFELOR venue hosting its..

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Free concerts in March as part of the Madremía cycle in Lorca
Four musical evenings at various venues in Lorca during the month of March A new cycle of free open-air musical performances is being held in the squares, streets and other venues of Lorca during the first three months of 2023 under the title “Primer..

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March 16 La Bella Otero opera in Lorca
The Ballet Nacional de España perform at the Auditorio Margarita Lozano in Lorca The Spanish National Ballet perform for the first time at the new Margarita Lozano auditorium in Lorca on March 16 with their production of La Bella Otero, which is..

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March 22 Turandot, opera at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
The masterpiece by Puccini at the historic theatre in the centre of Lorca Turandot is one of the masterpieces of opera penned by Giacomo Puccini, although in this instance it was left unfinished at the time of his death and was completed by Franco..

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19 delicious gastro experiences in and around Murcia, Cartagena and Lorca!
Wine, cheese, honey, beer, liqueurs, wild plants, coffee… just some of the gastronomic delights awaiting you in the Costa Cálida! Of course tourism in the three largest cities of the Region of Murcia (Lorca, Cartagena and the regional capital)..

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April 29 Penelope, flamenco ballet at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
Carmen and Matilde Rubio direct a ballet based on Homer’s Odyssey in Lorca Penélope is a flamenco ballet directed by Carmen and Matilde Rubio which is based on the Odyssey, written almost 3,000 years ago by the Ancient Greek poet Homer. The..

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May 19 Tadeo Jones the Musical at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
Spain’s most popular movie cartoon character comes to life on stage in Lorca! Tadeo Jones is the most successful cartoon character in the history of Spanish cinema, and here he is brought to life in a musical production with the aid of the songs..

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May 26 Beauty and the Beast, musical drama at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
The evergreen tale of love and redemption on stage in the historic city of Lorca The fairy tale of Beauty and the Beast was originally written by French novelist Gabrielle-Suzanne Barbot de Villeneuve and published in 1740, and well into the 21st..

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Get to know the Region of Murcia in just 3 days!
Capture the essence of the Costa Cálida in the course of a long weekend Are you taking advantage of the warm spring weather to spend a long weekend in the Costa Cálida? Or maybe you live here and have friends who are coming to explore the Region..

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4 historic monuments and heritage sites in Murcia at risk of disappearing
The state of ruin of the structures has prompted their inclusion on the Red Heritage List Four architectural buildings in the Region of Murcia are very different from each other in terms of time period and design, but they share one common trait..

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Help for local businesses: what is an ERTE
ERTEs are likely to affect millions of employees in Spain during a prolonged coronavirus crisis As it becomes ever clearer that the coronavirus crisis in Spain will create significant issues for businesses long-term, many companies are taking..

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Introduction to the Lorca biblical embroideries and museums
The spectacular embroideries of Semana Santa in Lorca can be seen throughout the year in these four museums Lorca embroideries are famed throughout Spain Every town and city in the Region of Murcia has its curiosities, quirks and unique traditions..

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Lorca tourist information office
Oficina de Turismo de Lorca The tourist information office in Lorca can be found centrally located in one of the most important plazas of the city: the Plaza de España. This is next to historic buildings including the former Collegiate Church..

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The Museo Azul de la Semana Santa in Lorca; MASS
Lorca is famed for the embroideries featured in the annual biblical processions in Easter Week (Semana Santa) One of the most impressive and ebullient expressions of faith which can be seen anywhere in the Region of Murcia is the remarkable collection..

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The MuBBla embroidery museum in Lorca, embroideries of the Paso Blanco
Exquisite embroidery features in the annual biblical processions of Lorca Semana Santa (Easter week) in Lorca is an extraordinary week, as although the religious acts follow the similar pattern of processions charting the last acts of drama in the..

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The “Nicolas Salzillo, Il Maestro” museum of the Paso Morado in Lorca
The museum contains pieces relating to the Semana Santa processions in Lorca Lorca has gained a fully justified reputation for artistic creativity due to the incredible biblical processions of Semana Santa week, the robes, standards and embroideries..

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The MuPaEn embroidery museum in Lorca, the Paso Encarnado
This is one of four museums dedicated to the embroideries of the Semana Santa processions in Lorca The Museo de Bordados del Paso Encarnado, often known by the acronym MuPaEn, is one of four museums in Lorca  dedicated to the remarkable embroideries..

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Lorca Castle the Fortaleza del Sol
The imposing might of the Fortaleza del Sol in Lorca A visit to Lorca castle makes the centrepiece of a great day out for families or those with an interest in history, its spacious grounds hosting several interesting displays which focus on Medieval..

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The archaeological museum in Lorca
The oldest cloth in Europe and a journey through the history of Lorca from pre-history until the 15th century By no means every town or city in Spain has enough archaeological wealth to boast its own museum, but in the case of Lorca the sites..

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The Palacio de Guevara in Lorca
A magnificent 17th century baroque residence in the centre of Lorca The Palacio de Guevara, sometimes known as the Casa de las Columnas, is the most representative baroque building in the historic city centre of Lorca, and was officially recognized..

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