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Festimad 2M, Madrid’s biggest rock festival to take place this April

Festimad 2M, Madrid’s biggest rock festival to take place this April

Madrid’s biggest rock festival is taking place once again this year from the 28th of April to the 8th of May in various locations of the city. Featuring a wide variety of musical styles mainly rock, but also pop, alternative, metal, dance, funk, hardcore, and indie, amongst many others this event promises to be an exciting one. more ...

Warner Bros Theme Park, a fabulous day out in Madrid

Warner Bros Theme Park, a fabulous day out in Madrid

A permanent fixture in the Spanish capital and a great option for holiday makers during the hot summer months, this theme park comprises a definite stop off during your time in Madrid. The park is divided into 5 themed areas and features some thrilling rides including floorless trains, inverted roller coasters and vertical drops all named after our favourite Warner action heroes and cartoon characters. more ...

Friendly Rentals apartment  in Madrid: the Palacio Real IV

Friendly Rentals apartment in Madrid: the Palacio Real IV

Its all going on in Madrid at the moment. Despite the slightly chilly weather the locals are finding plenty of things to do thanks to the exciting activities and events on offer as always in the Spanish capital. Madrid is and always will be a popular tourist destination and this comes as no surprise given all that is going on. Especially this month, whether its the Swing or Boogie Woogie classes that will be keeping you warm and entertained this winter season, the contemporary art fairs keeping you intrigued, the Madrid Carnival and the International Magic Festival on the bursting-to-the-seams agenda or the Madrid Gastrofestival for all you foodies out there this February you will definitely not be stuck for something to do. more ...

Madrid Swing Festival, learn to swing and dance the Boogie Woogie,etc.

Madrid Swing Festival, learn to swing and dance the Boogie Woogie,etc.

Swing is a style derived from jazz involving some inconceivable dance moves for many and even more so here in Spain, thus the 3rd edition of the Madrid Swing Festival organised by the Blanco y Negro Academy which was born to help us better get to know this style of music, its world and related moves will once again be celebrated in the Spanish Capital. more ...

Contemporary Art Show, JustMad2 2011 in Madrid

Contemporary Art Show, JustMad2 2011 in Madrid

The 2nd edition of the contemporary art fair JustMad2 which is dedicated exclusively to emerging artists will be running alongside the ARCOMadrid show. This event, which will be taking place from the 17th to the 20th of February is a great opportunity for young artists to showcase their work and give more visibility to dynamic and innovative international galleries. more ...

International Magic Festival in Madrid

International Magic Festival in Madrid

From the 14th to the 20th of February, all those that like magic and humour should definitely head down to the International Magic Festival in Madrid which will be taking place in the Teatro Circo Price thanks to which you will be able to enjoy a spectacular show with performances from some of the best magicians on the current scene. more ...

Madrid Carnival: a funny and satirical festival leading up to Lent

Madrid Carnival: a funny and satirical festival leading up to Lent

As can be expected the Spanish capital agenda is nice and full of activities for the entertainment of tourists and locals alike. The annual Madrid Fusion Gastrofestival, a huge food festival for those of you who haven’t finished gorging following Christmas as the name suggests, will soon be taking place, amongst other exciting events. However, we would particularly like to mention that the Madrid Carnival is also on the cards for the 18th to the 25th of February 2011, and which promises to be an exciting and entertaining event. more ...

Food, glorious Gastrofestival in Madrid 2011

Food, glorious Gastrofestival in Madrid 2011

Amongst the many events that are currently keeping you very busy in the Spanish capital, the 2nd edition of the Madrid Fusión Gastrofestival 2011, which is taking place from the 24th of January to the 6th of February respectively, is definitely one to mark in your diary. Christmas has officially been extended for all you foodies out there because this post-festive gastronomic event will be converting the Spanish capital into a culinary exhibition for the entertainment of visitors and locals alike. more ...

30th Edition of the ARCO Madrid International Contemporary Art Fair

30th Edition of the ARCO Madrid International Contemporary Art Fair

We are currently in the midst of Christmas celebrations, and unlike England the festivities go on well into the New Year and Kings’ Day, which is when the Spaniards traditionally swap gifts. In addition, that lull you’d expect following Christmas events is by no means on the cards as Madrid like any good capital or Spanish city is plotting further exciting activities, the reason for which it is such a popular holiday destination and why visitors can never get bored. Thus, soon after the Christmas celebrations have finalised the ARCO Madrid Contemporary Art Fair will be taking place for all you arty types out there and who are taking a post-festive break in the Spanish capital. more ...

Theatre in Madrid

Theatre in Madrid

You can tell that Madrid is the Spanish capital, and not because of its abundance of museums with top international pictorial works, sculptures, and graphics, nor its monumental architecture , but for the number of theatre and music productions, and concerts that inundate the city agenda every month. It is well worth visiting the impressive and welcoming city of Madrid this Christmas as there is a line up of some unmissable theatre productions this season, so to make sure that you don’t miss out on the best ones, here are a few suggestions. more ...

Hendrick’s will be opening a temporary “Pop-up Store” in Madrid

Hendrick’s will be opening a temporary “Pop-up Store” in Madrid

Are you one of those that really likes Hendrick’s? Do you drool every time you think of the delicious cocktail made from this sweet liqueur finished off with a wedge of cucumber? Regardless of the answer, the one thing that is certain is that Hendrick’s has a large number of followers who adore this unusual gin that will be arriving in Madrid on the 13th of December to open a bar or “Pop up Store”. This store will be open for a short time only, until the 23rd of December to be more precise, 11 days following it being opened. more ...

SpongeBob SquarePants the musical is coming to Madrid and Barcelona this Christmas

SpongeBob SquarePants the musical is coming to Madrid and Barcelona this Christmas

Fans of the children’s program SpongeBob SquarePants should be very excited as this mass icon, this cheeky but loveable Sponge called Bob, will be coming to the Spanish stages in the form of a musical in the cities of Barcelona, Madrid, and Bilbao. Thus, Madrid fans of SpongeBob and his friends will be able to enjoy his adventures on the 26th and 27th of December in the Arena in Madrid, in the Palau Sant Jordi in Barcelona which you can see on the 2nd and the 3rd of January 201l, and in Bilbao which will only be showing on the 8th of January. more ...

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