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20 March 1969: John Lennon and Yoko Ono wed on the Rock

Daryl Finch

Fifty-one years ago today, John Lennon and Yoko Ono got married in Gibraltar: it was 20 March 1969. After a ten-minute ceremony performed by registrar Cecil Wheeler at the British Consulate Office, the newlyweds headed to the airport where the now ... at one period. [...] It was like the Gateway to the World. So we liked it in the symbolic sense." The lyrics in his song, The Ballad of John and Yoko (the Beatles' last UK number one single), captures the lead-up to the big day: Finally made the


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Costa drag artists turn to Facebook to help relieve the boredom of the lockdown

Tony Bryant

...extravagant drag show that is set to take place in the first week of April. Organised by Barry Pugh and John Sharples of Dragtastic, one of the coast's top drag acts (they will also perform), Drag-up for Lockdown will present a day of outrageous fun delivered ... from homes in different parts of the world. Several acts have so far been booked and these include drag acts from the USA, Australia, Spain, Norway and the UK. Barry and John started a Facebook page to announce the event and the idea quickly gained ... momentum. The page currently has more than 2,000 followers and now Barry and John are preparing for what they hope will be "the biggest live drag show ever staged on social media". Each drag act will be allotted a 30-minute slot and the show will be aimed



Gibraltar Drama Festival dates announced

Debbie Bartlett

The 2020 Drama Festival will take place from Monday 16 to Friday 20 March at the John Mackintosh Hall. There will be 11 plays, and performances begin at 7pm each day. Tickets can be purchased in advance from the John Mackintosh Hall from


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Art, music and culture during the lockdown

Denise Bush

Conducted by Maurizio Benini, starring Joyce DiDonato, Juan Diego Flórez, and Peter Mattei. 1 April. John Adams’s Nixon in China. Conducted by John Adams, starring Janis Kelly and James Maddalena. 2 April. Verdi’s Don Carlo. Conducted by Yannick



Gibraltar represented at COP25 in Madrid

Debbie Bartlett

Environment minister John Cortes attended the 25th UN Climate Change Conference of the Parties in Madrid recently, not only to represent the Rock but as Political Lead of the UK Overseas Territories, representing their governments in the UK


Classical concert kicks off 2020 in Gibraltar

Debbie Bartlett

The Gibraltar Philharmonic Society is organising the New Year's Concert at the John Mackintosh Hall on Tuesday 7 January at 8.30 pm. Tickets cost £20 and are available from Sacarello's Coffee Shop in Irish Town, the Silver Shop at 222 Main Street,



John Mackintosh Hall set for major transformation

Debbie Bartlett

The government has scrapped plans to turn the old Queen's Cinema into the Gibraltar National Theatre and decided to convert the John Mackintosh Hall instead. In an announcement this week, it was revealed that the central core of the John ... than 13 metres in width with large areas for wings, and a fly tower, facilities which are currently lacking in Gibraltar's other theatres. The works will not affect the entrance to the John Mackintosh Hall in Main Street, the courtyard, or the Hebrew ... School at the northern end of the site. The design of the new National Theatre will also result in a larger library at the Hall and enhancements to other areas, which the government says will help to expand the John Mackintosh Hall's role as a cultural



Coping with confinement

Tony Bryant and we are routinely organised” Cath John Bar Owner Bar owner Cath John has had plenty of time on her hands since the lockdown came into effect this week, although she has had no problem finding things to do at home. “There are six of us in


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Concerts, talks and classes online keep confined residents busy at home

Denise Bush

...concert for the #quédateencasa movement on 15 March which can be viewed on Youtube #LaGiraSeQuedaEnCasa. Other well known musicians are performing via social media, such as Coldplay's frontman Chris Martin, Keith Urban and John Legend, who have all



English cemetery hosts tribute to British writer John Ruskin


The bicentenary of the British writer, art critic and social thinker John Ruskin was celebrated at the English Cemetery last weekend with a talk entitled "Ruskin, a Man for all Seasons" by Andrés Arenas and the vice-president of the English Cemetery



John Bogle - Visionary or agent provocateur


The passing of the legendary investor John (Jack) Bogle recently at the age of 89 has stirred many writers in financial and nonfinancial papers to comment on his extraordinary achievements. His vision as a young man, following a thesis for his



Franco flag flies over city hall as Malaga time travels back to wartime


The old Spanish flag from General Franco's dictatorship flew outside Malaga city hall last Sunday as British director John Madden shot part of his latest film project, Operation Mincemeat. The Local Police were the most useful allied forces for



Gibraltar Young Artists exhibition now open

Debbie Bartlett

Entries for the Gibraltar Young Artists competition can now be seen at the John Mackintosh Hall, on weekdays from 9.30am to 9pm until 8 March. Forty-one artists submitted a total of seventy-nine works for the event. The Ministry of Culture prize



Elton John touches hearts in Marbella


The sun was still shining over the Nagüeles quarry on Thursday evening when Sir Elton John stepped onto the Starlite stage. His smile was the first clue that the star was in good spirits and pleased to be in Marbella, where he followed the ... over evil. Giant screens contained the words We Love You, followed by the initials of the cities that have suffered recent terrorist attacks. Elton John also remembered one of his old friends, the late George Michael, with Don't Let The Sun Go Down



Gibraltar steps up action after first coronavirus case confirmed

Debbie Bartlett gibraltar

...programmed to contact the police or fire service if that number is dialled. Some events in Gibraltar have been cancelled, such as the performances at John Mackintosh Hall for World Book Day yesterday, and the government is advising people not to attend any



Gibraltar Drama Festival takes place this month

Debbie Bartlett

The popular Gibraltar Drama Festival will take place from Tuesday 20 to Saturday 24 March at the Ince's Hall Theatre. Tickets are now available from the John Mackintosh Hall between 9.30am and 4.30pm or can be purchased at the door on the nights the



Christmas Festival of Lights tonight

Debbie Bartlett

The Christmas Festival of Lights takes place this evening (Friday 23rd) in John Mackintosh Square, starting at 6pm with live music performances, carol singing and dancing. The Christmas lights will be officially switched on at 7.30pm, and an


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What to do - music and more

Denise Bush

Saint-Saens. Theatre Thespa Los Boliches. 25 March, 7.15pm. Masonic Hall, Edf Bougainvillea. Members 16€, guests 18€. AGM meeting followed by ‘Lunch Hour’ a short play by John Mortimer. Reservations (by 22 March): ... Lux Mundi. Fuengirola. 11 March, 11am. Science And Technology - ‘John Dee and the Origins of English Science’. John Dee is a “Man for all mysteries” generally misrepresented and misunderstood. This talk tries to separate the sense from the



World Book Day event at John Mackintosh Hall on March 1st

Debbie Bartlett

Thursday March 1st is 'World Book Day' and a special event will be held again this year to celebrate. This year's theme is Harry Potter by J. K. Rowling. At 4.30pm Story Time will begin in the theatre of the John Mackintosh Hall, with



A Chicago architectural river cruise

Andrew Forbes

...the 80s, the city was home to the world's tallest buildings, first with the 1969 John Hancock Center, and then the 1973 Willis Tower. Half a century later and these remarkable buildings look as innovative and striking as the day they were built.



John Lennon visited Spain several times during the 1960s

Tony Bryant torremolinos Barcelona. Prior to the recording of Sgt Pepper, John Lennon headed to Almeria in 1967 to complete the filming of a black comedy called How I Won the War. During his stay in Almeria, Lennon rented a villa called Santa Isabel. The wrought-iron ... manager. Torremolinos has remembered the visit with a small square, Plaza de John Lennon, which is situated in the centre of the town.



Exhibition to mark 100th anniversary of the end of the First World War

Debbie Bartlett

Thursday marked the opening of a special exhibition at the John Mackintosh Hall to commemorate the 100th anniversary of the end of World War I. It includes photographs, films and different items on display, some of which have been loaned by members



British Empire Medal for accountant based in Spain since 1960s

sur in english

John Kiddell, a former accountant and resident of Madrid, was presented with a British Empire Medal (BEM) for his services to the British community in the city, by British Ambassador Simon Manley, at an event held in his Residence on Tuesday. Mr



International magicfestival in November

Debbie Bartlett

The second edition of the hugely successful Gibraltar Magic Festival will take place from 20 to 26 November at the John Mackintosh Hall this year, with award-winning illusionists from France, Germany, Spain, Netherlands, Italy and Gibraltar. Tickets


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Big names for big summer concerts

Tony Bryant

...the most famous Italian operas. However, one of the highlights of the week takes place on Thursday, when one of the most celebrated British artists of all time, Sir Elton John, will perform for the first time at Starlite. This spectacular concert is



A load of bull


A couple of weeks ago, SUR in English published a letter by a reader named John Fitzgerald that contained some entirely unsubstantiated claims about the modern Spanish bullfight. In particular, Mr Fitzgerald - citing no sources for his hefty



Carlos Moyá wins the Senior Masters Cup in Marbella

Julio Rodríguez

Carlos Moyá lifted the Senior Masters Cup trophy on Saturday after beating John McEnroe in the final of the event being held in Marbella. McEnroe had reached the final after beating Mats Wilander in the semi-final at the Puente Romano Club on



Referendum play to be performed this month

Debbie Bartlett

A play which was written to commemorate the 50th anniversary of the 1967 sovereignty referendum will be performed at the John Mackintosh Hall from 18 to 20 January. 'The Winds of Change' is based on the decade leading up to the 1967 Referendum.



Brit who killed woman in hit-and-run gets two-year sentence

Álvaro Frías / Juan Cano

A British man who failed to stop after running a woman over in San Pedro on 9 May 2016 has been sentenced to two years in prison for manslaughter through negligence and a road safety offence. Westley Capper, the son of millionaire John Capper,



Teatro Lírico Andaluz returns in autumn

Debbie Bartlett

Dates for the diary for lovers of operetta: October 2nd and 3rd, when the popular Teatro Lírico Andaluz will be performing 'La Dolorosa' at the John Mackintosh Hall as part of the Autumn Cultural Programme. The performances begin at 8pm and tickets, ... which cost £5, will be available from the John Mackintosh Hall from Monday 16 September, between 9am and 4pm. This annual 'zarzuela' will boast a stellar cast as well as a 24-piece orchestra. Teatro Lírico Andaluz is the only professional operatic ... theatre company in Andalucía. For further information please contact the Events Department at the John Mackintosh Hall on 20075669 or send an email to:



A 'Malaguista' from 3,000 kilometres away


"I'm John Arild, I'm Norwegian and I'm a Malaga fan." It's as clear and as simple as that. 'Malaguismo', as supporting the club is known, stirred something in this 22-year-old Languages student who one day would like to teach Spanish and who is now ... says Jorge. "I've been taking him to all the good spots around the city, especially around my area in El Palo. "Though it's hard to believe because we're not a big club, John believes that it is and has found out all about the history and our ... legendary players." "Impossible to explain" John picks up on this point: "What I find interesting is the feeling in the city - it's very special. It's very difficult to describe; put simply, it never dies, it only gets stronger." Despite the distance



A special feeling

Daryl Finch

John's story is a thoroughly uplifting one. During a time when most news coming out of Malaga CF is disheartening and characters are entering and leaving the boardroom daily, we see just one constant: the fans. 'El sentimiento nunca muere' (the ... on a regular basis. There's something about it, like John says, that is difficult to pin down, which helps encourage such loyalty and commitment. It certainly isn't on-field success (besides a brief glory period which seems a lifetime away now); nor



Cerebral palsy, the umbilical cord's next challenge


...leukemia received a successful transplant of stem cells of an umbilical cord, on this occasion from an unrelated donor. That operation was carried out by Dr John Wagner, who is considered nowadays the leading expert in this field. In 2006, at a conference ... treat other anomalies in health is one of the most exciting discoveries in medicine,” says Dr Luis Madero, head of the Onco-hematology department at the Niño Jesús hospital in Madrid. John Wagner agrees: “The use of blood from the umbilical cord is



27 December 1703: England and Portugal sign a Port Wine Treaty

Debbie Bartlett

...of the deal and it would be better to change sides. The Methuen treaties, one military and the other commercial, were the result of that decision and were named in honour of lead negotiator John Methuen, an MP who was also England's Ambassador to



Call for cultural nominations

Debbie bartlett

Nominations are invited for the 2019 Cultural Awards in a variety of categories including Cultural Ambassador, Cultural Space of the Year and Best Education Project, among others. Nomination forms are available from John Mackintosh Hall and the