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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…

Images of Markets - Brand new Photography competition

Get snapping.....   Do you like photography? Are you fan of Madrid's wonderful markets? Then this new photography competition "Imágenes de Mercado" is most definitely for you,…

Atiko.co - Rent a Private Rooftop

Aiming high   Ever fancied renting a rooftop/terrace/balcony for a day in Madrid? Well believe it not there is a new platform called Atiko.co from Barcelona which…

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