Choirs and clubs invite new members to join for the winter season

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  • From singing to photography, excursions to Spanish classes, the clubs on the Costa del Sol have something for everyone

With the end of the holidays in sight, clubs and musical groups are looking for new members to increase their numbers during the autumn and winter seasons.

Coral Coraxalia

Coral Coraxalia, based in La Viñuela (Axarquía), are inviting new male and female singers to become members of the choir.

The choir welcomes all nationalities and is well known along the coast for its good repertoire and performances.

The members also hold social events and occasionally go on tour.

Rehearsals take place on Thursdays at 5.30 to 8pm in the Casa de la Cultura in Viñuela village.

For more information telephone 669 682 139 (English-speaking) or 689 111 352 (Spanish-speaking).

La Cala de Mijas Lions Club

The Lions club in La Cala, Mijas, have just celebrated their annual President’s Lunch, another successful event to raise funds which they donate to the local community.

The La Cala Lions Presdient's Lunch.

The La Cala Lions Presdient's Lunch. / SUR

To find out about more fundraising events or to volunteer, telephone 677059061 or pop in to the Lions shop in La Cala de Mijas.

Friends of the Theatre

FOTA as the group is called, is linked to the Salón Varietés theatre in Fuengirola. Members regularly go on organised trips; soon they go to Madrid and then a trip to Seville is planned in December.

In between there are monthly lunches at Casa Rústica and a special dinner to celebrate the first night of the theatre production “South Pacific”.

Halloween Night is celebrated at the Kon Tiki and completing the year’s events are a Summer Ball and Christmas Lunch.

Ring Val Williams on 952 584 268 for more details.

FOTA members share their support for the Salon Varietes Theatre.

FOTA members share their support for the Salon Varietes Theatre. / SUR

TIMS - The International Music Society

TIMS is a choir which started in 1988. It is well known for its popular Christmas Carol Concerts but TIMS also has an extensive repertoire including classical, popular and light opera music, selections from musicals and film.

New members are always welcome and previous experience and the ability to read music are an advantage but they are not essential; enthusiasm and enjoying singing are much more important.

Although the rehearsals are conducted in English, all nationalities are welcome. Rehearsals take place at 7pm every Wednesday in St Andrew’s Church Hall, Avda Jesús Santos Rein, Los Boliches, Fuengirola.

Contact the musical director Gilly on 654 891 790 or email:

Friends of Lux Mundi

The Torre del Mar group of friends meet regularly for excursions, walks, coffee and prayer mornings. They also have a Spanish class and photography club.

The ‘Half Orange’ group is especially for single people, widows and widowers, and meets up for coffee and a chat once a month.

Call in to the Lux Mundi Ecumenical Centre, Torre del Mar. Avda. Moscatel 1, Torre del Mar, 29740. Opening hours Monday through Friday 10am to 1pm only. Tel.952 543 334 or e-mail: Website: