Music, charity and culture

Orchestras get together in Nerja.
Orchestras get together in Nerja.
  • Forthcoming concerts, lectures and other events


The Wall Bar

Malaga. Hotel Vincci Posada del Patio, 11pm, entry free.

10 March. Daphne & Nicky. Jazz and bossanova.

11 March. Twin Room. Sonia Veravocals and Josu Jungutu on piano. Vintage swing.

Guy Braunstein and friends

Malaga. 11 March, 9pm. Sala Unicaja de Conciertos, C/Marqués de Valdecañas. 15€

Guy Braunstein, violin soloists Jesús Reina and Anna Nilsen, cellist Alberto Martos and pianist Ambrosio Valero will be performing pieces by Schumann and Brahms.

other events
Malaga Philharmonic Orchestra

Malaga. Teatro Cervantes, 10 March, 8pm.

Music by composers Shostakovich, William Walton and Edward Grieg. Conducted by Manuel Hernández Silva.

Auditorio Museo Picasso Malaga. 14 March, 8pm.

The tenth series of Chamber Concerts.

Mozart requiem

Granada. 11 March, 7pm. Auditorium Manuel Falla

The International Choir ’Coraxalia’ based in La Viñuela, will be taking part in the First Choir Festival in Granada performing Mozart Requiem with a full orchestra. Email:

Student orchestra competition

Nerja. 10, 11 March. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja.

There will be a parade from Calle Cristo to the Balcón de Europa on 10 March at 8pm. The different orchestras will play outside the town hall. Then on 11 March 7pm the main event, a concert by several orchestras including the Dutch orchestra ‘University of Maastricht’

Japanese violinist recital

Gibraltar. 14 March, 8pm. Convent Ballroom.

Daishin Kashimoto will be in concert accompanied by Eric Le Sage. The programme will feature music by G. Faure, J Brahms and C Franck.


Almuñécar. 16 March. 8pm. Auditorio Casa de la Cultura

The Orchestra Social del Tango will be providing an evening of tango music and dance.

Sacred Music festival

Frigiliana. Casa de Aperos. 15€

11 March, 8pm. ‘The Spirituality of the great composers’ with Carmen Ariza (mezzosoprano), Inmaculada Gómez (flute) and Antonio Mnazano (piano).

18 March, 8pm. ‘Profane songs of the renaissance’ with the Resonare Fibris Consort.

Wind and string octet

Malaga. 17 March, 9pm. Club El Candado, Avda Principal del Candado

The octet will be playing music by composer Franz Schubert.


Fuengirola. 17 - 26 March, Salon Varietés.

The smash hit musical Joseph and the Amazing Technicolour Dream Coat is coming to the Salon Varietés Theatre. Shows nightly at 8pm, Sunday 7pm and matinée Saturday at 3pm. Box office tel: 952474542 or online www.

Danza Invisible

Danza Invisible.

Danza Invisible.

Torremolinos. 18 March. Auditorio Principe de Asturias. 16€ in adavance, 20€ on the door.

A special concert to celebrate the 35th anniversary of the legendary Spanish band.

Symphony orchestra concert

Almuñécar. 19 March. 8pm. Auditorio Casa de la Cultura

Schumann’s symphony nº4 and Rachmaninov’s concerto for piano nº2. Conducted by Michael Thomas. Soloist Alejandro Algarra.

JJMM concert

Almuñécar. 20 March. 8pm. Auditorio Casa de la Cultura

Daniel del Pino will be playing the fourth book from the Iberia Suite by Albéniz.

Cool Racoon

Vélez-Málaga. 22 March, 11.30am. 23 March, 10.30 am and 12pm. Teatro del Carmen. 4€

La Academia Pirata is presenting a musical called ‘Cool Racoon’ in English.

Stars of the West End

Mijas Costa. 24 March. Teatro Las Lagunas

Songs from “The Phantom of the Opera”, “Les Misérables”, “Jersey Boys”, “Oliver”, “Cats”, “Beauty and the Beast” and many more during a 2-hour show performed by Mike Sterling, Jo Gibb and Michael Conway. Tickets 20 or 25€ or One Stop Shop, La Trocha, Coín; Sunshine Golf Store, La Cala de Mijas; IBEX, Insurance office, Fuengirola; Woody’s, Los Boliches or tel: 952 661 819 Also enjoy dinner accompanied by the stars at Tamisa Golf on 22 March; La Sala Puerta Banús on 23 March and La Sala, Sunborn, Gibraltar on 25 March. VIP tables available.

Easter Concert

Vélez-Málaga. 25 March, 8pm. Teatro del Carmen. Free entry

A special concert for Easter with pianist Alberto Martín and Elisa Urrestarazu on saxophone.

Barbershop singers

Benalmádena. 6 April, 8pm. Salón Valero, Hotel Polynesia, Holiday World.

Direct from the USA for an exclusive concert, SABS (Spanish Association of Barbershop Singers) welcome GQ and old school quartets to perform in a 90 minute show. The convention continues until 9 April with competitions, classes, workshops and shows.


El Duende

Nerja. 10 March. 9pm. Centro Cultural Villa de Nerja. 10€

Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía A flamenco show by the Pilar Soto flamenco dance company.

Flamenqueando a Lorca

Vélez-Málaga. 17 March, 9pm. Teatro del Carmen. 5€

Flamenco dance , music and Lorca’s poetry.

Ballet Flamenco

Almuñécar. 18 March. 8pm. Auditorio Casa de la Cultura

Ballet Flamenco de Andalucía ‘Aquel Silverio’.

Flamenco night

Torremolinos. 18 March, 8pm. Meson El Norte, C/La Cruz. 25€

Three course meal and flamenco recital. Reservations tel: 667 07 67 09


U3A Lectures

Fuengirola. Lux Mundi reference Library, free to members, guests 5€.

Art and artists: ‘Fake and Fortune’ series. 15 March, 11am -12.30pm. ‘Is it fake or worth a fortune?’ Speaker: Liz Cochrane

Debating and discussion group: 15 March, 1-2.30pm. The Motion for debate is: A two tier system of education should be encouraged by the introduction of new grammar schools. Proposed by Geoff Cooke

Mixed bag talk: ‘A history of the Britiah honours system, years 1800-2017’: shocking revelations question whether it is fit for purpose”. 21 March , 11am-12.30pm. A group discussion led by Geoff Cooke.

Science and technology: Free will and consciousness. 22 March, 11am-12.30pm. What is Free Will? What is Consciousness? Are they compatible with a ‘scientific’ interpretation of the mind, what are the legal implications of free will? And can a robot be conscious?. Speaker: Ian Phillips.

Science and technology: The Future for Mankind 5 April, 11am-12.30pm. Does mankind have a future? Will developments in artificial life and artificial intelligence make humanity redundant, or will we create a future where death is obsolete? Speaker: Ian Phillips.

Science and Christian Faith

Estepona. Anglican chaplaincy house, C/Juan de Fuca, Beverley Hill. 6-7.30pm.

Space, time and the end of the universe. 10 March.

Humanity, ethics, Frankenstein and redemption. 31 March.

Charity events

Sunday markets for Cudeca

Los Boliches. 12 March. From 11am. Ilunion Hotel, Plaza San Rafael. Free entry.

Everything from quality bric-o-brac to antiques as well as art. To book a stall tel: Tom Allan of the Cudeca Goldies 661402134


Fuengirola. 11 March, from 9am. CR and Petro’s Hairdressers.

All proceeds raised by the businesses on the day will go to Cudeca Cancer Hospice. There will also be live music, cakes, mojitos, other refreshments and paella available. Petro’s hairdressers (for appointment. tel: 952 467 130) is situated just off the Plaza de la Hispanidad near to the Fuengirola fairground while CR’s (For appointment. tel: 952 474 147) is located opposite the train station in Fuengirola.

Shenanigans with the Goldies

Calahonda. 18 March, 6.30pm. The Millenium. 10€

Acta appearing at this Cudeca Goldies charity event are Sam Oliver, Deborah Dee, Reality International Duo, Jochen Janz, Tina Hall, Marinella Graitsis, Carl Coulton, Susan Mohr, One Wish Steve among others. Limited tickets: tel: Steve 952 934 793



Torremolinos. Until 12 March.

St. Patrick’s Day

Fuengirola. 17 March midday. Striker’s Sports Bar. Irish music, draught Guiness etc.

Fuengirola. 16 March. Miramar shopping centre. Performances, fashion show, children’s activities.

Torremolinos. 18 March. Midday to 6pm. Plaza de la Nogalera. Celtic dancing, food and beer.

Fiestas Patronales San José

La Herradura. 16-19 March.

Lots of events including horsemanship competitions, a horse show showcasing thbeauty of the Pura Raza Andaluz, dancing, live music, padel, table tennis, tennis tournaments, Flamenco, parade of giant heads etc.


Historical reenactment

A previous reenactment in Yunquera.

A previous reenactment in Yunquera.

Yunquera. 10, 11, 12 March

In the mid nineteenth century Yunquera was caught up in the rage of the defeated Naploeonic Army who set fire to the town. Over three days, more than 300 amateur actors will take part in a re-enactment of events. The town will be converted into a village of those times and there will be a food market selling local products. A bi-lingual Spanish/English tour will take visitors through historical areas of the town.

Ecological market

Mijas. Parque Andalucía. Second Sunday of the month and the last Sunday of the month in the Bulevar de La Cala.

Ecological food and environmentally friendly products are on sale.

Urban Race

Torre del Mar. 19 March. Leaving from Vals Sport Axarquía

The first Carrera Urbana in Torre del Mar. The course is 10km long. Inscription before 15 March in Base shops in Torre del Mar and Vélez-Málaga and in Vals Sport Axarquía. Infants 5€, junior to veteran 10€. Each participant will receive a tee-shirt.

ITS theatre production

Estepona. 10, 11 March, 8pm. 12 March 7pm. Atalaya Park Hotel.

The International Theatre Studio will be performing ‘Kindly Leave the Stage’ for three nights at the Atalaya Park Hotel. Tickets tel: 639265912.

Cheese market

Torre del Mar. 12 March. Paseo de Larios

The 6th Mercado de Queso Artesano de Cabra Malagueña and Vino de la Axarquía. or

Mustard Seed Gang

Alhaurín el Grande. 11 March. 3-4.30pm. Cemetery Chapel

Story telling, crafts, games and refreshments for children of all ages. Tel: 697867377

Trip to Gibraltar

From Torre del Mar. 16 March. 20 April. Various departure points. 12€

Coach trip to Gibraltar Passports required. Tel.952 543 334 or e-mail: Webpage:

Trip to Olvera and Setenil

From Torre del Mar. 23 March. Various departure points. 20€

Coach trip to Olvera and Setenil de las Bodegas. Tel.952 543 334 or e-mail: Webpage:

Trip to see ‘Stars of the West End’

Mijas Costa. 24 March, Las Lagunas Theatre. Various departure points. 32€

Price includes concert ticket, coach fare and driver’s gratuity. Payment required on booking please. Information tel Gail on 951067723, email or go to

Weekend in Morocco

From Torre del Mar. 5-7 May. Various departure points. 225€ pp. 35€ single supplement.

Price includes coach, catamaran and coach in Morocco, half board accommodation,quarter bottle of wine and water with dinner. Gratuities are NOT included. Travel Insurance mandatory. Information tel Gail on 951067723, email or go to

Train trip to Valencia

From Torre del Mar. 8-12 May. 403€ (dble) 455 (sgle)

Includes bed and breakfast at Hotel Eurostar Rey Don Jaime 4*, transfer, train tickets, excursion, boat trip and menu del día, travel insurance. Tel.952 543 334 or e-mail: Webpage:

O.V. film

SUR in English advises calling cinemas to check for any last minute time changes. Lunchtime and late night screenings weekends only.

Cine Albéniz

C/Alcazabilla 4, Malaga. Tel: 902 36 02 95 or visit or

Fences: 16.00

T2 Trainspotting: 18.30, 22.35 Moonlight: 20.35

La La Land: 19.50

Jackie: 16.15

Cinesur El Ingenio

Avda. Juan Carlos 1, Vélez-Málaga. Tel. 667 77 31 87.

Kong: Skull Island: 17.00, 19.30, 22.00 (Mon, Tues, Thurs)

La La Land: 17.00 (Tues)

Logan: 12.00 (every day), 16.30, 19.20, 22.00 (Mon, Tues, Thurs)

The Healer: 17.00 (Tues) Gold: 16.45, 19.15, 21.45 (Tues)

50 Shades Darker: 19.30 (Tues)

Cinesur Miramar

Avda. de la Encarnación, Fuengirola. Tel. 952 19 86 00.

Gold: 16.45, 19.15, 22.10 (Tues)

Logan: 12.00, 16.40, 19.15, 21.55, 00.30

Fences: 19.35, 22.15 (Tues)

Kong: Skull Island: 12.15, 17.00 (every day); 19.30, 22.00 (Tues)

The Founder: 12.00 (every day), 16.15, 18.45, 21.10 (Tues)

Cines Teatro Goya

For tickets and information call 951196665.

Kong: Skull Island: 16.00, 20.30 (Sat, Sun); 18.00 (every day); 20.00 (Frid, Mon-Thurs)

Moonlight: 11.45 (Sun); 17.45, 20.00 (Frid, Mon-Thurs); 18.00, 20.15 (Sat, Sun)

Logan: 15.45, 20.20 (Sat, Sun); 20.00 (Frid, Mon-Thurs); 22.30 (every day)

Manchester by the Sea: 16.00 (Sat, Sun)

Resident Evil: The Final Chapter: 15.50 (Sat, Sun)

50 Shades Darker: 22.15 (Frid, Mon-Thurs); 22.30 (Sat, Sun)

Sing: 12.00 (Sun); 16.00 (Sat, Sun)

Yelmo Cines, Plaza Mayor

Centro de Ocio Plaza Mayor, Avda. Alfonso Ponce de León. Tel: 902 902 103 or visit

The Founder: 12.40 (Sat, Sun)

Gold: 12.10 (Sat, Sun)

Kong: Skull Island: 12.30, 15.15 (Sat, Sun); 18.00, 20.30 (every day); 23.00 (Frid, Sat)

Logan: 12.30 (Sat, Sun); 16.45, 19.30, 22.20 (every day)

La Traviata live from the MET: 18.55 (Sat)