• Rock Lodge opening marks ‘dream come true’ for Girlguiding

    Rock Lodge opening marks ‘dream come true’ for Girlguiding

    • June 27, 2019

    Close to 10 years after its closure Girlguiding Gibraltar has celebrated the Rock Lodge’s official re-opening. The facility formerly known as the ‘Brownie Hut’ has undergone an extensive refurbishment, and formally opened by Chief Minister Fabian Picardo on Tuesday evening. The project was started by former Girlguiding Commissioner Laty Edmonds, former Commissioner Valerie Makey continued

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  • Girlguiding’s ‘Rock Lodge’ facility re-opens after nearly 10 years

    Girlguiding’s ‘Rock Lodge’ facility re-opens after nearly 10 years

    • June 26, 2019

    Rock Lodge, Girlguiding Gibraltar’s activity centre and camping site, on the Upper Rock has re-opened after nearly 10 years. The renovation works and new facilities have been in the making for a number of years and the area has not been used since 2011. The redevelopment of the old ‘Brownie Hut’, as it was known

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  • Tributes paid to Gibraltar’s sports media personnel in ‘Our Sporting Heroes’

    Tributes paid to Gibraltar’s sports media personnel in ‘Our Sporting Heroes’

    • June 22, 2019

    Team Gibraltar’s achievements and participation in the Island Games over the past 30 years was commemorated and put on display at the new ‘Our Sporting Heroes’ exhibition. The exhibition is held in the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery and features five vaults filled with photographs, news clippings, video footage and memorabilia. Over 200 people, including many athletes,

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  • The World Music Festival Concert resonates joyfully

    The World Music Festival Concert resonates joyfully

    • June 22, 2019

    Eight years have passed since the first WMF and despite loyal sponsors absorbing the increasing costs and the improving calibre of artists and speakers who come over every June, the final concert at St Michael’s Cave is always the benchmark by which the Festival’s success is measured and also the promise of its continuing success.

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  • The Nova Twins supporting Tom Morello at Nottingham Rescue Rooms

    The Nova Twins supporting Tom Morello at Nottingham Rescue Rooms

    • June 22, 2019

    By Claire Spencer Fast rewind to last year’s Gibraltar Calling and the second act on the Saturday following local band April with their remarkable Gibraltarian vocalist, Holly Buhagiar, were The Nova Twins. This duo from South East London may easily have been missed by many festival goers that sultry September afternoon who had come to

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  • Philharmonic celebrate 20th anniversary Gibraltar Proms

    Philharmonic celebrate 20th anniversary Gibraltar Proms

    • June 22, 2019

    By C Wall An arrangement of Beatles hits for a Baroque orchestra opened the Philharmonic Society’s 20th Anniversary Promenade Concert, under the sponsorship of Turicum Private Bank. Beatles Concerto Grosso No. 4 by Peter Breiner filled the Alameda Open Air Theatre with the airy strings of The European Sinfonietta, led by violinist Domenico Pierini. The

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  • Caminito del Rey

    Caminito del Rey

    • June 22, 2019

    It is not for the faint hearted or for those with mobility issues but the Caminito del Rey [El Camino del Rey] gives the walker breath-taking views and a taste of history. Caminito del Rey, meaning the King’s Little Path, is a walkway built into the walls of the El Chorro Gorge in Ardales, Málaga.

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  • Lunar Walk set for tonight

    Lunar Walk set for tonight

    • June 21, 2019

    Breast Cancer Support Gibraltar will be hosting the annual 5km Lunar Walk tonight. Registration will be at Casemates as from 9pm and will be £5 for adults and free for children under 12. The walk will take place at midnight setting off from Casemates Square, following the route around the airport runway and back to

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  • David Essex and 70s glam rockers Slade booked for Gibraltar Calling

    David Essex and 70s glam rockers Slade booked for Gibraltar Calling

    • June 19, 2019

    More names have been announced for the classic stage at this year’s Gibraltar Calling Music Festival being held at Europa Point over the weekend of September 7 and 8, 2019. David Essex, Slade, Steve Harley & Cockney Rebel and Nazareth are confirmed as booked for the two-day event. David Essex, a singer-songwriter and actor, has

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  • Our sporting heroes – exhibition and supplement

    Our sporting heroes – exhibition and supplement

    • June 18, 2019

    L-R: GCS CEO Seamus Byrne, Chronicle photographer Johnny Bugeja, former Chronicle Deputy Editor Alice Mascarenhas, Chronicle Editor Brian Reyes, GCS Cultural Development Officer Davina Barbara and GCS Library Manager and Art Collection Custodian Kimberley Pecino. A retrospective exhibition of Gibraltar’s participation at the Island Games will be launched this evening at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery.

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  • A long weekend in Berlin

    A long weekend in Berlin

    • June 16, 2019

    In this week’s travel feature blogger ‘Alison in Andalucia’ visits Berlin on a quick weekend trip. By Alison Nicholson Berlin is a city steeped in history and, when you consider the part it played in the Nazi atrocities of the Third Reich and the building of a wall that divided the city during the Cold

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  • US television debut for King Calaway

    US television debut for King Calaway

    • June 15, 2019

    Simon Dumas, one sixth of King Calaway, recently performed on American late night show ‘Jimmy Kimmel Live’. The show on the ABC network is one of the top late night shows in America and is based in Hollywood. King Calaway will be performing in Gibraltar this September as part of the Gibraltar Calling music festival.

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