News in brief: Axarquia

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Trapiche Market

DON’T miss handmade gifts for Valentine’s Day and much more at the Trapiche Market on Carretera de Benmargosa. Every Tuesday from 09:30 am until 1.30 pm.

Music Festival

RINCON de la Victoria is hosting a music festival from February 9 until February 28 with a variety of shows being held at the Cueva del Tesoro. All shows begin at 8.30 pm and the tickets are €10. For more info see the town hall’s Facebook page.

Art Exhibit

A local artist named Andrew Price is hosting an exhibition of his watercolour paintings until the end of February. It is being held in La Cala del Moral in Sala Mare Nostrum, Paseo Maritimo Blas Infante 20 from Tuesday until Saturday from 10.30 am until 1.30 pm and 5 pm until 8 pm.

Walking Tour

THE association Axarquia Eat and Travel has organised another walking tour in English for February 10 in Velez-Malaga. For more information or to sign up email

Arts Society

THE Nerja Arts Society continues to host international artists like Ludo Slabbaert until February 18 as part of the Anniversary Art Exhibition. From infrared photography to glass objects there is something for everyone. For more information see

Social Club

THE Axarquia Social Club organises a multitude of outings, trips, and events for its members. From day trips to Morrocco to skiing in the Sierra Nevada. For more information on the trips on signing up the club contact PJ 603 113 931.

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Written by

Catherine McGeer

I am an Irish writer who has been living in Spain for the past twenty years. My writing centers around the Costa Cálida. As a mother I also write about family life on the coast of Spain and every now and then I try to break down the world of Spanish politics!