February 23 to  March 17 Lorca gastronomic festival celebrates locally grown artichokes
Artichoke dishes at 30 bars and restaurants in Lorca! The latest gastronomic event sponsored by the Town Hall of Lorca consists of two weeks celebrating the locally grown artichokes. Artichokes may not be everybody’s favourite, but they are a remarkably successful crop in Murcia, where more of them are grown than in any other region of Spain. Murcia accounts for 30 per cent of Spain’s artichoke exports (60 per cent of the artichoke fields..

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Until June 30 Ancient Egyptian treasures exhibition in Lorca
Tesoros de Egipto can be seen at the MASS Paso Azul museum of Semana Santa in Lorca The MASS Museum of the Paso Azul brotherhood in Lorca is hosting an exhibition entitled “Tesoros de Egipto” (Treasures of Egypt) for the first half of 2024 due to a collaboration between the organization, the Town Hall and the regional government of Murcia. This exhibition contains over 100 recreations of objects which are housed in the Louvre, the British..

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February 13-23 Artisan Week in Lorca
Visitors to Lorca can enjoy demonstrations and workshops, as well as a wide exhibition of local artisan work and products The 16th-century Casa del Artesano de Lorca will get a new lease of life next month, playing host to the VII edition of Artisan Week between February 13 and 23. This historic building will be filled with crafts of every description, as well as live demonstrations and artisan workshops daily. According to Commerce Councillor..

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February 24 Free guided tour of the Monuments of Cultural Interest in Lorca
An evening stroll around some of the numerous historical buildings of central Lorca This free tour in the historic city centre of Lorca is held on the fourth Saturday of every month during 2024 (except November and public holidays) and starts in the central Plaza de España. The walking route then includes some of the many old buildings to have been named Monuments of Cultural Interest in the city, lasting approximately 2 hours. The visit..

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February 27 Free chamber music concert in Lorca
These classical music concerts, performed by students from Lorca’s music school, are being performed all this season in important buildings around the city This spring, Lorca’s Department of Culture and the “Narciso Yepes” Conservatory of Music in the city Lorca have joined forces to organise the first “Chamber Music Series for Lorca” (“Ciclo de Música de Cámara”), a cultural project that aims to promote young musical talents..

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February 29 La Casita de Chocolate children’s theatre puppet theatre in Lorca
Puppeteer Paca García performs at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca This award-winning puppet show conceived and performed by Paca García tells the story of Hansel and Gretel, whose father and stepmother leave them to their fate in the forest, where of course they come across the chocolate house of the wicked witch… The show, which is appropriate for children aged 3 and over, begins at 18.30 with tickets priced at just 3 euros in advance (available..

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March 8 Percussion group Mayumana perform live in Lorca
A dynamic percussion show called Impulso at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca This latest show by the percussion group MAYUMANA, arguably the most famous band of their kind in the world, tells the story of our journey through life through rhythm and movement, exploring both the different stages of life and some of the emotions encountered along the way. Impulso has been described as an “explosive cocktail of rhythm, dance, lights, music and humour..

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March 14-17 a novel weekend at Lorca Book Fair
Lorca Book Fair will feature dozens of stalls, author book signings, talks and events for children Preparations are well underway for the 2024 instalment of the Lorca Book Fair, which will be held between March 14 and 17 this year on Calle Corredera.   "It is about creating a familiar literary space and interaction to bring the book directly to readers where, in addition to the commercial activity of the booths themselves, round..

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March 15 Pazzzzzz children’s puppet musical in Lorca
A musical show with a message for children aged 5 and over at the Teatro Guerra in Lorca The children’s show “Pazzzzzz” is performed by actress Carmen Navarro and puppeteer Marta Bautista and is based on the series of philosophical tails “Hilomundo” by Angélica Sátiro. The music is provided by guitarist and vocalist Joan Miró and percussionist Toni Dalmau, and the result is a spectacle appropriate for children aged 5 and over...

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March 15 Free chamber music concert in Lorca
These classical music concerts, performed by students from Lorca’s music school, are being performed all this season in important buildings around the city This spring, Lorca’s Department of Culture and the “Narciso Yepes” Conservatory of Music in the city Lorca have joined forces to organise the first “Chamber Music Series for Lorca” (“Ciclo de Música de Cámara”), a cultural project that aims to promote young musical talents..

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April 25 Free chamber music concert in Lorca
These classical music concerts, performed by students from Lorca’s music school, are being performed all this season in important buildings around the city This spring, Lorca’s Department of Culture and the “Narciso Yepes” Conservatory of Music in the city Lorca have joined forces to organise the first “Chamber Music Series for Lorca” (“Ciclo de Música de Cámara”), a cultural project that aims to promote young musical talents..

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April 30 Free chamber music concert in Lorca
These classical music concerts, performed by students from Lorca’s music school, are being performed all this season in important buildings around the city This spring, Lorca’s Department of Culture and the “Narciso Yepes” Conservatory of Music in the city Lorca have joined forces to organise the first “Chamber Music Series for Lorca” (“Ciclo de Música de Cámara”), a cultural project that aims to promote young musical talents..

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May 24 Farruquito performs at the Lorca Quiero Flamenco festival
The renowned flamenco dancer at the Auditorio Margarita Lozano in Lorca The 3rd edition of the annual Lorca Flamenco Festival takes place this year on May 24, with the star turn the dancer Juan Manuel Fernández Montoya, better known as “Farruquito”, the grandson of famous flamenco “bailaor” Farruco. Alongside Farruquito will be his brother, “Farru”, and the Puerto Lumbreras dancer Carmen Avilés, one of the upcoming stars of the..

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