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Municipal Swimming Pools Now Open

The municipal swimming pools were officially opened on the 13th May and will remain open until the 13th September.

The Phantom of the Pop Era

Interview with Tonya Walton from Face 2 Face Theatre Company Face 2 Face Theatre is the leading Theatre Company of large scale productions in English, in the…

Top Ten Things To Do in Madrid for Christmas

When I first got to Madrid in 2002 I have to say I was not particularly impressed with what was on offer in Madrid at Christmas time.…

A fresh look on Sunday morning in Madrid!

If you are looking for a change of pace and want to avoid the museum crowds I have the place for you!   Even though I have…

Monsoon Holi Madrid - Tomorrow Saturday 5th August - Lavapiés

Holi moli #monsoonholi   Colours galore! Literally..this is the Festival of Colour we are talking about From food to good mood...there will be plenty of smiles and…

The Urban Bits - Mini donut goodness - New place!

The Urban Bits #treatyourself Get your DONUT on in Chueca So foodies, I kinda have to apologise in advance. Why you ask? Because if you also become…

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