Starts:
01 May 2015
to
Ends:
20 June 2015

Gibraltar Spring Festival 2015

Programme of Events

May


Friday 1st May

11am to 12 Midnight

May Day Celebrations.

Organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services

Featuring 2013 X Factor Winner Sam Bailey, Jet Stream, Headwires, Another Day, Heritage, Super Wookie, Santos Choir, Art in Movement, Urban Dance, Kristian Celecia, DJ No Limits Entertainment and a Fun Day for all the Family

Casemates Square

 

Saturday 2nd May

10am to 3pm

Arts & Crafts Market

Casemates Square

Classic Vehicle Static Display

Organised by the Gibraltar Classic Vehicle Association

John Mackintosh Square

12 noon 

Re-enactment Society march to Casemates Square

Tuesday 5th to Friday 15th May

10am to 6pm

Art Exhibition by James Foot

Fine Arts Gallery

Casemates Square

Entrance Free

For further info please contact the Fine Arts Gallery on +350 20052126 or email: finearts@gibtelecom.net

Thursday 7th to Saturday 9th May

7pm

Gibraltar’s Dance Nationals

‘Selecting Gibraltar’s National Team’

Organised by the Gibraltar National Dance Organisation

John Mackintosh Hall , 308 Mail Street

Qualifier to select the dancers who will represent Gibraltar at the forthcoming IDO European Championships to be organised in our homeland in October 2015

Tickets priced at £7 per session

On sale at the On Pointe Dance Shop as from Thursday 23rd April 2015

For further information please contact email gndo@gibtelecom.net

Thursday 7th to Tuesday 12th May

Gibraltar Festival for Young Musicians 

Organised by Allegro Music Productions

Thursday 7th May 9:30am – School Festival Day: Ince’s Hall Theatre, 310 Main Street

Friday 8th May 9:30am – Choir workshops & choral class adjudications: Ince’s Hall Theatre,  310 Main Street

Saturday 9th & Sunday 10th May – Instrumental adjudications: The Convent ballroom , Main Street

Monday 11th May – Elena Cobb Jazz adjudications 4pm: The Convent ballroom, Main Street

Tuesday 12th May – Gala Concert 7pm: The Convent ballroom, Main Street

Tickets for Thursday – Monday priced at £3

Tickets for Gala Concert on Tuesday 12th priced at £10

Tickets on sale at the door

For further information please contact allegromusicproductions@hotmail.com or visit our website www.gibfym.com

Saturday 9th May

10am to 3pm

Arts & Crafts Market

Casemates Square


11am to 1pm

Calpe Band,

Lobby of Parliament , 156 Main Street 

12 noon 

Re-enactment Society march to Casemates Square

9pm

Gibraltar International Song Festival

Featuring: Bjorn Again (Abba Tribute Band)

Tercentenary Sports Hall

Tickets priced at £10 from the Gibraltar Tourist Board (Casemates office)

For further information please visit www.gibraltarsongfestival.com or contact John Jones at gibjon@gmail.com

Tuesday 12th May

7pm

Bidding for World Heritage Status – the story so far

Museum Lecture by Dr Geraldine Finlayson GA

John Mackintosh Hall Theatre

Entrance Free

Friday 15th May 

8pm

Project Choir

Organised by Santos Productions

John Mackintosh Hall Theatre, 308 Main Street 

Tickets priced at £15

For further information please contact email: info@santos-productions.com

Friday 15th May 

8pm

Gibraltar’s Got Talent - Auditions

Organised by Ideal Productions

Ince’s Hall Theatre, 310 Main Street. 

Season Tickets for the whole series are priced at £20

Tickets on sale via email: gibraltargottalent@gmail.com; via their website http://idealproductions.wix.com/idealproductions or at Music Corner

For further information please contact email: idealproductions@live.com or +350 54026013

Saturday 16th May 

10am to 2pm

Lions Club of Gibraltar

Awareness Day

Lobby Parliament ,156 Main Street 

10am to 6pm

Gibraltar International Classic & Vintage Car Rally

Organised by the Gibraltar Classic Vehicle Association

Casemates Square

12 noon 

Re-enactment Society march to Casemates Square

Tuesday 19th May

8pm

A Celebration of Opera

St Michael’s Cave

Arranged on behalf of the Ministry of Culture by the Gibraltar Philharmonic Society

Tickets at £20 on sale as from Monday 20th April 2015 from Sacarello’s Coffee Shop, Irish Town and the Silver Shop at 222 Main Street or directly from the Society by telephone on + 350 200 72134

A limited amount of tickets at £10 for Senior Citizens and Students available from the John Mackintosh Hall reception

Ticket price includes a return shuttle service from the Public Market and opposite the Cable Car as from 6:30pm

Wednesday 20th and Thursday 21st May

8pm

Zarzuela – ‘La Boda de Luis Alonso’

Organised by Santos Productions

John Mackintosh Hall Theatre , 308 Main Street

Tickets £5 from the John Mackintosh Hall Reception

As from Tuesday 5th May 2015 from 10am to 2pm

Sale of tickets limited to 10 per person

For further information please contact email info@santos-productions.com

Wednesday 20th May

7.30pm

Art Lecture by James Allen

‘Calligeofigueresque’ an Introduction to Islamic Art and Design’  

Organised by the Gibraltar Decorative and Fine Arts Society

O’Callaghan Eliott Hotel, Governors Parade

For Further information please contact Claus Olesen on +350 20002024

Friday 22nd May

9:30pm

Fighting Leukaemia with Fashion

Fashion show in aid of Leukaemia and Lymphoma Research

Ince’s Hall Theatre, 310 Main Street

Tickets priced at £10 on sale from Karess Zammitt on +350 54003234

Friday 22nd to Sunday 24th May

The Gib Fringe Festival

Alameda Open Air Theatre

Times: 7:30pm and 9pm (Fri) 7pm and 8:30pm (Sat) and at 3pm on Sunday

Featuring: Britain’s finest comedy by Andrew Doyle and Scott Capurro. Concerts by Gibraltar’s own talent Paddy Taylor and the Bloody Lovelies from Australia and an awesome family and kids show with face painting on Sunday

Tickets prices range from £7 to £20 with Under 4s are free; Family specials and group prices available. Tickets can also be purchased at the door or from https://gibfringe.yapsody.com/  

For further information please contact emails: info@gibfringe.com or tix@gibfringe.com or visit the website: www.gibfringe.com

Saturday 23rd May

10am - 6pm 

Museum Open Day

Gibraltar Museum, Bomb House Lane 

Free Entrance

12 noon 

Re-enactment Society march to Casemates Square 

Friday 29th – Sunday 30th May

Gastronomy on the Queensway Quay

Organised by The Queensway Quay Restaurant Group

Queensway Quay

Live bands and live cooking stations

Entrance Free

For further info please contact Robert Rae on telephone +350 20045665 or email: restaurantgroupoperationsmanager@gibtelecom.net/

Friday 29th May from 6pm to 10:30pm

Saturday 30th May from 12noon to 10:30pm

Sunday 31st May from 4pm to 10:30pm

Saturday 30th May

9.30am onwards

Annual Heritage Painting Competition

Organised by the Gibraltar Heritage Trust

The Theme for 2015 is the North Front and its environment

Registration to take part on the day from 9.30am to 12noon on site

For further information please contact the Heritage Trust on their website: www.gibraltarheritagetrust.org.gi

10am – 2pm

Cancer Research UK Charity

Lobby of Parliament, 156 Main Street.

10am to 3pm

Arts & Crafts Market

Casemates Square

12 noon 

Re-enactment Society march to Casemates Square

 

8.30pm

Steve Hogarth in Concert

St Michael’s Cave

Organised by Gib Media

Tickets priced at £20

On sale at Music Corner (114 Main Street) and www.buytickets.gi

Shuttle from Grand Parade from 7:30pm

For further information please visit www.gibmedia.gi

June

Monday 1st to Friday 5th June

(School performances only)

Young Shakespeare Company

John Mackintosh Hall Theatre, 308 Main Street 

Tuesday 2nd June

7:00pm

‘Dante in Gibraltar’

Lecture by Charles Durante with sketches by Kristel Turner

John Mackintosh Hall, 308 Main Street, Charles Hunt Room

Entrance free of charge

Wednesday 3rd June

4.30pm 

Short Story Competition Prize Giving

At the Charles Hunt Room, John Mackintosh Hall, 308 Main Street 

All Winning stories will be printed in The Gibraltar Chronicle


Friday 5th June

8pm

Gibraltar’s Got Talent Semi-Final

Organised by Ideal Productions

Ince’s Hall Theatre, 310 Main Street, 

Season Tickets for the whole series are priced at £20

Tickets on sale via email gibraltargottalent@gmail.com; via their website http://idealproductions.wix.com/idealproductions or at Music Corner

For further information please contact email: idealproductions@live.com or +350 54026013

Saturday 6th June

10am to 3pm

Classic Vehicle Static Display

Organised by the Gibraltar Classic Vehicle Association

Casemates Square

11am to 2pm

Book Crossing Day

Organised by the Gibraltar Cultural Services

Lobby of Parliament , 156 Main Street

12 noon 

Re-enactment Society march to Casemates Square

Tuesday 9th June

7pm

Pots, places and people: an archaeologist’s journey

Museum Lecture by Ms Sue Davies OBE

John Mackintosh Hall Theatre, 308 Main Street

Entrance Free

Saturday 13th June

10am to 2pm

Awareness Day – Energy and Water Efficiency

Organised by the Department of the Environment

Lobby of Parliament

For further information please contact: info@environment.gov.gi

 

10am to 3pm

Arts & Crafts Market

Casemates Square

12 noon

Re-enactment Society march to Casemates Square

Tuesday 16th June

6.30pm 

Spring Visual Art Exhibition

John Mackintosh Hall, 308 Main Street, 

Official Opening & Prize Giving

Wednesday 17th to Friday 26th June

9am to 9.30pm

Spring Visual Art Exhibition

John Mackintosh Hall, 308 Main Street, 

Free Entrance

 

Wednesday 17th June to Friday 3rd July

10am to 6pm

Art Exhibition by Jane Langdon

Fine Arts Gallery

Casemates Square

Entrance Free

For further info please contact the Fine Arts Gallery on +350 20052126 or email: finearts@gibtelecom.net

Friday 19th June

8:30pm

‘Dance Show’

Organised by the Mediterranean Dance School

John Mackintosh Hall , 308 Main Street,

Tickets priced at £10

On sale at the On Pointe Dance Shop, Unit 7F Casemates Square

For further information please contact email: nichol@gibtelecom.net or +350 54013520

Tuesday 16th – 18th June

Gibraltar World Music Festival 2015 ‘Khamsa’

Organised by Gibraltar Productions

 

Tuesday 16th 8:30pm - Leisure Cinemas, king's Bastion,Leisure Centre

Award winning documentary ‘Tinghir-Jerusalem: Echoes from the Mellah’by Moroccan film maker Kamal Hachkar.

Wednesday 17th June 7:00pm – Commonwealth Park

‘Le Souk’ A street event for Gibraltar to discover the sounds, smells and colours that Morocco can offer at its best.

Thursday 18th June 8:00pm – St Michael’s Cave

‘Convivencia’ Concert

Featuring - Dhafer Youssef, Tunisian Oud player, vocalist and composer.

Tickets on sale at 92 Irish Town as from 20th April

Tickets priced at £30 and £25 for senior citizens and students

Ticket price are inclusive of shuttle to the cave. Shuttle starts at 7:00pm from Elliot’s way and Public Market. Further information available from +350 20068899 or www.gibraltarproductions.com and info@gibraltar productions.com

Saturday 20th June

FESTIVAL FINALE

7pm to 1am  

CALENTITA

Organised by Word of Mouth for the Ministry of Culture

A Celebration of Gibraltar’s Multi-Cultural Community

Casemates Square

Gibraltar Cultural Services

April 2015

info@culture.gi  +350 20075569