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Elvis comes to Lagos! By Tom Henshaw

Classical quartet The Lacerda Quartet will be performing a concert at Herdade da Corte Tavira on Saturday June 14th.

dedicates much of its attention to great and unjustly neglected masterpieces from the Portuguese repertoire.

Drinks will be available from 6.30pm and the concert will start at 7pm. Drinks and tapas will be on sale during the interval and after the concert.

Concert tickets cost €20 and are available from lynnebooker or by calling 281 971 567. They are also available by emailing herdadedacorte@herdadedacorte. com or by calling 913503305/ 919817550.

The quartet is made up of Alexander Stewart (first violin), Regina Aires (second violin), Paul Wakabayashi (viola) and Luís André Ferreira (cello).

If you want a great fun night out, with or without dinner you should certainly make your way to the Fools and Horses Pub in Lagos town centre. Good old fashioned everything and loads of fun activities every day. And they are hosting a new star on Wednesday, June 11th- Rikki Ryan who performs as the King himself. I went along the other evening and I can vouch for the voice quality and his sense of FUN which will appeal to all ages. Be sure to give it a try and go along and just enjoy a great atmosphere. Call Eddie at the Fools and Horses for more information on 282 762 970

Sing for the bombeiros appeal The Western Algarve Choir will next be performing at the Almadena Hall on Saturday 14th June as part of a 60’s and 70’s themed event in aid of the local bombeiros. With summer very nearly here, they are also working towards their summer performances on the front in Luz where everyone is invited to join in. Watch this space for more details. The choir is an all-inclusive group and everyone and anyone is welcome to join – the focus is on fun. For more information on joining and bookings please contact choir leader Elizabeth Roberts on:

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The Lacerda String Quartet was founded in 1990 and is one of the leading string quartets of Portugal. Besides the standard repertoire, with a special emphasis on Haydn, Mozart and Beethoven, the Lacerda

Charity Golf The APAA (the Association for the Protection of Animals in the Algarve) Charity Golf Day will be held on June 15th 2014 at the Pestana Gramacho Course in Carvoeiro. All monies raised on the golf day will be used by APAA towards spaying, neutering and veterinary treatment.The day will begin with a hot drink on arrival, shortly followed by a Shotgun Start at 9am. Registration will start from 8am in the Gramacho Clubhouse. Somewhere on the course a bunker will be designated as the APAA charity bunker for the day. Any player whose ball enters this

Algarve Beer Fest The first Algarve Beer Festival takes place this month from June 26th to 29th in Albufeira. It will take place at Fishermen’s Square with around 40 brands of craft beer from seven different countries including Portugal, Spain, Belgium, Holland, Germany, Greece and England. Craft beers are totally different from industrial produced beer – they use local produce and local labour. There are huge variations in flavour and strength and even seasonal variations in the craft beers. The philosophy with craft beer is to produce (and drink) less but to make it better. Each day the event will start at 5pm and will be open to 2am.

GPS - 37º 09’37,52” N - 07º 44’38,30” W. From Tavira follow N270 towards Santa Catarina and turn right at the Umbria/ Morenos sign. Take the first tarmac road on the left (it is well signed). From Sta Catarina take the N270 for 5.3 km towards Tavira. Turn left and follow signs as above.

bunker is invited to make a contribution of €1 in the collecting box by the bunker! Lunch will be from 13:30 – 14:00 approximately in the Gramacho Clubhouse, followed by first and second place prize presentation for Ladies and Gents. The price is €55 per golfer which includes a hot welcome drink, 1 buggy per 2 players, 18 holes of golf, lunch and prizes. Non-golfers are welcome to join us for lunch only at €20 per person. To register, and for more information please contact Alan at: 918 550 355 Email:

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