January 2018: Parking Problem

Every day, the approach roads to Arrecife airport are filled with parked cars, highlighting a problem that does not seem likely to go away any time soon. The vast majority of these cars belong to airport workers, who are forced to pay…

January 2018: Souls of La Graciosa

The unspoilt, traditional life of the Canaries is ever-present on La Graciosa. Shaun Addison jumped onto the Órzola ferry to meet some of the older islanders, and hear their reminiscences of the tough, yet rewarding lives they lived. La…

January 2018: Jesús Soto

A new permanent exhibition at the Jameos del Agua will commemorate the work of Jesús Soto, the artist who, alongside César Manrique, worked to transform Lanzarote in the 60s and 70s. It's sometimes difficult to imagine how much Lanzarote…

June 2016: Attack of the Lizard People

Lanzarote became the scene of a invasion of ferocious sea lizards last month, as filming for the new horror film Cold Skin took place on the Tinajo coast. Cold Skin stars the British actors David Oakes, who has previously appeared in…

October 2016: The Rising Tide

The “Four horsemen of the apocalypse” can be seen at Arrecife this month as the Castillo de San José hosts Jason de Caires Taylor’s artwork The Rising Tide. The artwork consists of four life-sized Shire horses, constructed out…

March 2016: Click back in Time

If you have a half hour or so free on the internet, a visit to memoriadelanzarote.com is the perfect way to pass it. In fact, once you start clicking on the fascinating and evocative images and films of Lanzarote’s history, you may lose yourself…

The Ska Duo

The Ska Duo is made up of Anthony Cummins on vocals and saxophone and Julie Helliwell on trombone and vocals. They offer a lively set full of all the old Ska favourites from Madness, The Specials, Bad Manners, plus many more! Having…

Band Of Gypsies

Band of Gypsies is Costa Teguise’s only all-live rock, blues and soul band. Formed in the classic “power trio” mould, the group performs a high-energy set with classic songs from bands like Lynyrd Skynyrd, Cream, The Clash, ZZ…

Gerie B

Having performed for over 35 years. Geri's next year will be her 20th on the Island. Gerie has been influenced by a multitude of artists, including old singers such as Patsy Cline and Dolly Parton. But she still loves the contemporary…

March 2017: Name in the Stars

After years of observing asteroid activity from his observatory in Nazaret, Lanzarote. Astronomer Gustavo Muler has been honoured by having an asteroid named after him. 200 million kilometres from Eath lies the asteroid belt, an area…