Open Air Theatres in Spain

Merida open-air theatre festival spain

Over the past few years we’ve been following the work in Laroles of Anna Kemp and her team who came up with the idea of an open-air community theatre. Have you heard of this stage and other open-air theatres and theatre festivals in Spain?

See how Anna raised funds for Laroles’ amphitheatre :

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International Sephardi Music Festival in Cordoba in June 2014

sefardi musica internacional cordoba 2013

International Sephardi Music Festival Cordoba logo

Held in the wonderful Botanic Gardens of Cordoba, this is the 13th International Sephardi music festival in Spain that showcases the different traditions of Sephardic culture. This year’s programme of events includes concerts by Spanish and international artists, seminars, wine-tasting, cooking demonstrations, dance workshops, a children’s storytime and [...]

Travel writer Angela Clarence on Jerez wineries, dancing horses and flamenco shows

Totally Jerez de la Frontera Angela Clarence flamenco horses bodegas sherry

A crisp refreshing sherry at the rooftop restaurant of my hotel in Jerez

As a part-time travel writer Angela Clarence has journeyed far and wide for glossy magazines and broadsheets. She divides her time between southern Spain and southern England editing holistic non-fiction and writing a historical novel. In between chapters, Angela nipped over [...]

International Sephardi Music Festival in Cordoba 17-21 June 2013

sefardi musica internacional cordoba 2013

International Sephardi Music Festival Cordoba logo 2013

Held in the wonderful Botanic Gardens of Cordoba, this is the 12th International Sephardi music festival in Spain that showcases the different traditions of Sephardic culture. This year’s programme of events includes concerts by Spanish and international artists, seminars, wine-tasting, cooking demonstrations, dance workshops, a children’s storytime [...]

Jazz Festivals in the Basque Country July 2013

International Jazz festival San Sebastian Spain

Jazz on the beach in San Sebastian. Pic credit: heinekenjazzaldia.com

Are you a Jazz fan? Thinking of visiting Spain? Consider these three fantastic events coming up in July!

First up is Getxo International Jazz Festival from 3-7 July 2013. Getxo is a lovely maritime town close to Bilbao (it’s on the city’s metro line). [...]