Third mortar shell in six months found at Lorca waste treatment plant
Staff at Barranco Hondo are getting used to the emergency evacuation protocol! For the third time in six months the waste treatment plant in Barranco Hondo, in the municipality of Lorca, was evacuated on Wednesday due to the discovery of an explosive..

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April 2019 opening hours for Lorca castle
There are additional activities in the castle during Semana Santa week General entry is only 6 euros Lorca castle, the Fortaleza del Sol (Fortress of the Sun), is open to the public every day during spring 2019 and offers a variety of ways in which..

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Every Thursday ENGLISH LANGUAGE tours of Lorca castle this spring
The tour is on offer throughout the winter months and early spring of 2019 Lorca castle, the Fortaleza del Sol (Fortress of the Sun), is open to the public seven days a week and visitors can follow a route around the castle using an English language..

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26th April Lorca: El Canijo de Jerez in concert at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
The flamenco rocker takes to the stage at the main theatre of Lorca Marcos del Ojo Barroso, better known as "El Canijo de Jerez", is renowned mainly for his singing voice but is also a guitarist and the songwriter behind flamenco rock..

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27th April Free guided theatrical tour of historical Lorca: La Daga Roja
This monthly free tour explores some of the mysteries of historical Lorca Route name: Visita Teatralizada La Daga Roja Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for..

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Saturday 27th April Free entry juvenile folk dancing festival in Lorca
The IX Muestra Infantil de folklore “Tío Pillo” Start time: 21.00 Venue: Convento de la Merced in Lorca (NB: there is parking alongside the convent.) Click for map: Convento de la Merced The annual juvenile folk dancing festival..

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30th April Lorca: Aladdin, a musical version at the Teatro Guerra Lorca
Half price admission for children for this performance at the main theatre of Lorca This musical version of Aladdin in Spanish, based on the tale first told in the Book of a Thousand and One Nights, is by José Tomás Cháfer, and forms part of..

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Lorca: Programme Teatro Guerra Theatre January to May 2019
The historic theatre is celebrating the 30th anniversary of its reopening this year In February 2019 the Teatro Guerra in Lorca celebrates the 30th anniversary of its re-opening following two decades of closure, and the program for the winter..

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4th May: a full day in Lorca for 12€ exploring its Jewish, Moorish and Christian roots
Lorca Judía, Cristiana y Califal includes the 15th century synagogue, a 10th century Moorish palace and the church of San Patricio A full day in Lorca with entry fees paid for just 12 euros! On the first Saturday and third Sunday of every..

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4th May Guided tour of the Virgen de las Huertas convent in Lorca
The church contains spectacular murals and the remains of a 10th-century Moorish palace Please note: commentary on this tour is in Spanish. Now that restoration work on the main historical and religious monuments of Lorca is practically complete..

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Sunday 19th May Guided tour of the Virgen de las Huertas convent in Lorca
The church contains spectacular murals and the remains of a 10th-century Moorish palace Please note: commentary on this tour is in Spanish. Now that restoration work on the main historical and religious monuments of Lorca is practically complete..

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9th May FREE GUIDED TOUR of monumental Lorca in ENGLISH
A free route uncovering some of the monumental treasures in central Lorca Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for thousands of years. The Argarics, Iberians, Moors..

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17th May, Marwan in concert at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca
The popular poet on stage at the historic main theatre of Lorca Marwan Abu-Tahoun Recio, better known simply as Marwan, is a poet, singer, songwriter and composer of Palestinian and Spanish background who has built up a cult following since the..

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 18th May Lorca: Free guided tour of historical Lorca city centre
This free Spanish language guided tour highlights some of the many beautiful buildings in the centre of Lorca Route name: El Casco Antiguo de Lorca: Visita gratuita en español NB; The tourist office is able to arrange English language tours..

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Sunday 19th May: a full day in Lorca for 12€ exploring its Jewish, Moorish and Christian roots
Lorca Judía, Cristiana y Califal includes the 15th century synagogue, a 10th century Moorish palace and the church of San Patricio A full day in Lorca with entry fees paid for just 12 euros! On the first Saturday and third Sunday of every..

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25th May Free guided theatrical tour of historical Lorca: La Daga Roja
This monthly free tour explores some of the mysteries of historical Lorca Route name: Visita Teatralizada La Daga Roja Lorca is a city rich in history, its strategic position above the Guadalentín Valley having attracted human settlers for..

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26th May 2019 discover the Jewish past of Lorca with this guided tour
Lorca Sefardí Ayer y Hoy Spanish language activity to discover the important history of Jewish Lorca Lorca was an important mediaeval frontier town, straddling the border between Moorish Andalucía and Christian Murcia, the Jewish community..

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Until 30th April: temporary exhibition of sacred art in Lorca Archaeological Museum
Arte Sacro en el Museo Arqueológico de Lorca Historic statues and other religious items which form part of the collection of the Lorca archaeological museum. In addition to the large static exhibition of artifacts relating to the history of..

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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 “Nicolás 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 tourist wristband offers big discounts for the main attractions in Lorca
Lorca castle, the two principal Semana Santa embroidery museums of Lorca and more for only 8 euros The Lorca tourist wristband allows visitors to gain entrance to the principal tourist attractions in the city at a bargain price, offering fantastic..

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Lorca Castle The Fortaleza del Sol
The Fortaleza del Sol in Lorca A visit to Lorca castle is a great day out for families or those with an interest in history, its spacious grounds hosting several interesting displays which focus on Mediaeval Murcia and the many cultures which..

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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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