MARQ Archaeological museum – Exhibition – “Deltebre I. History of a shipwreck” displaying artefacts rescued from a British navy ship which was sunk in the mouth of the Ebro in 1813 (until January 11, 2015). Exhibition – Art and archaeology from the Chinese Han Dynasty, 206 BC – 220 AD. Exhibition – Wines of Alicante through history (Through a hundred pieces, some with over twenty centuries old, – vases, jars, bottles, cups, and other publications related to the growing and production of wine utensils visitors can see the origin of production in Alicante).
Exhibition – “Toda la galaxia en el castillo”. A collection of 20,000 items of interest to Star Wars fans, including toys, models and works of art. Castillo de Santa Bárbara (Until 11 April).
Elche fiesta week, a variety of musicians, DJS and bands performing around the city until weekend.
GUARDAMAR DEL SEGURA
Exhibition of historic coins, Museo Arqueológico (Until Oct).
NEW – Exhibition of historic documents regarding the request to hold a market in the town of san Agustín, dating back to 1756. Biblioteca Pública Municipal María Moliner (Until 31 August).
Naturalia Exhibition of gems, minerals, fossils, insects and shells, Castillo Fortaleza, C/ Almirante Antequera (Final week).
Book Fair. Plaza de la Glorieta, opposite the main facade of the Castle (Until 24 August).
Exhibition “Tierra y Mar de Sal”, Museo de la Sal (Until 31 August).
Festival of San Roque is celebrated all this week at the Barrio de San Roque. Includes a variety of events such as games for children, a gymkhana, bouncy castles, music and more.
SHOWS AND MUSICALS
The Lion King, Teatro Lope De Vega, Madrid (Until 2 November).
Otelo, Teatro Bellas Artes, Madrid (Until 14 September).
The Russian National Ballet perform Sleeping Beauty, Tívoli Theatre, Barcelona (all week).
FRIDAY 15 AUGUST
El Día de la Asunción (Assumption of Mary – Spanish national holiday (Red Day).
Crevillente, Finestrat, Gata de Gorgos, L’ Alfas del Pi, Monstesinos, Pilar de la Horadada, Torrevieja.
Discover Altea, guided walks through the picturesque town, every Friday in July and August.
Banda Sinfónica Elche performing in the municipal park.
Vampire firsta, with Fernandisco, Zenia Boulevard.
Free paddle surf course, with Team SCA, the women’s team in the Volvo Ocean Race 2014-15
18:00 – Benefit Concert, 6 hours of music, Parque la Sinforosa.
19:00 – “Electromar”, dance and electronic music festival, Parque Antonio Soria (all night until 8am).
20:30 – “Viva la Paloma” gala, Virgen del Carmen.
21:30 – Vivaldi classical music concert, Teatro Municipal.
SATURDAY 16 AUGUST
Alcoi, Alicante, Almoradi, Elche, Santa Pola.
Tribute act to Spanish pop groups, Zenia Boulevard.
20:00 – Mass and procession for the Festividad San Roque.