news from the island

Friday January 11, 2013posted in News

Plans To Privatise Restaurant at MIAC Given Green Light

The Manrique designed restaurant in the basement of the Museum of International and Contemporary Art is to be privatised as local authorities move to stem rising losses....

Wednesday January 9, 2013posted in News

New Pirate Museum Exhibition Space Dedicated To Horatio Nelson

The Pirate Museum in Teguise is all set to expand with the creation of a new exhibition space dedicated to the English naval hero Horatio Nelson.....

Monday January 7, 2013posted in News

Irish Tourist Drowns Off Coast of Puerto del Carmen

Irish tourist Ciaran Brown lost his life in dangerous conditions in the the waters off Playa Grande in Puerto del Carmen on Saturday...

Friday January 4, 2013posted in Events

Enjoy Dia de la Tapa in Arrecife

Enjoy a cut price taste of tapas in Arrecife tomorrow, as the island capital gears up for the annual celebration of Kings Day......

Friday January 4, 2013posted in Events

Kings Day Processions Across Lanzarote

January 5th is Twelfth Night, or Kings Day in Spain. A date of vital importance to local kids as they finally get their hands on their presents whilst processions are held island wide......