• Author Ann Bryant shares her love for books at St Paul’s

    Author Ann Bryant shares her love for books at St Paul’s

    • March 9, 2019

    Children’s book author Anne Bryant , who has some 125 books under her belt, held a book signing and readings for pupils St Paul’s School. Ms Bryant is a prolific author in children’s fiction and primary music resources. She melded her love for reading and music during her interactive book readings which the school children

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  • Keeping up with John Mackintosh Library as Gibraltar celebrates World Book Day

    Keeping up with John Mackintosh Library as Gibraltar celebrates World Book Day

    • March 9, 2019

    The John Mackintosh Hall Library has become crucial for local readers, with a rise in members since the closure of all local book shops. Some 13,740 people are listed as members in its books with a further 114 people signing up in 2019. Library Manager Kimberley Pecino told the Chronicle the Library strives to keep

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  • Yeo’s ‘modern identity’ installation takes top prize in Young Art 2019 exhibition

    Yeo’s ‘modern identity’ installation takes top prize in Young Art 2019 exhibition

    • March 7, 2019

    A people’s choice award was announced as part of this year’s Young Art Competitive exhibition which was officially opened by Deputy Chief Minister Dr Joseph Garcia on Tuesday evening at the John Mackintosh Hall. 21 year old Stephanie Yeo won the first prize – the Ministry of Culture Prize of £1000 – (No.74) for her

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  • Cub Scout becomes youngest ever recipient of Salvador Baldacchino Award

    Cub Scout becomes youngest ever recipient of Salvador Baldacchino Award

    • March 6, 2019

    Cub Scout Mark Anthony Emmett has become the youngest ever recipient of the Salvador Baldacchino Award presented by the Scout Movement locally. The nine year old received the award, presented annually in memorial of Assistant Commissioner Salvador Baldacchino, on Founders and Thinking Day on Saturday at the Tercentenary Hall. Founders and Thinking Day held by

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  • Pupils learn from the ones they love at St Paul’s School

    Pupils learn from the ones they love at St Paul’s School

    • March 5, 2019

    Pupils shared precious memories at St Paul’s School during the ‘One Love’ initiative last week. Each pupil was invited to bring one person they loved to school that morning and together they produced an arts and crafts t-shirt design. The t-shirts were themed on a book or an author with the idea that the children

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  • ‘It’s not Narcos’

    ‘It’s not Narcos’

    • March 4, 2019

    Ethan Delgado is a local traveller and keen photographer who spent five months studying abroad in Colombia. By Ethan Delgado If I mention to you the country of Colombia, what would be the first thing to come to mind? Most likely Pablo Escobar, armed guerrillas and coffee, right? Well I don’t blame you. When I

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  • Stay positive to boost brain health in old age, experts say

    Stay positive to boost brain health in old age, experts say

    • March 3, 2019

    Think positively to keep your brain healthy and lower the risk of dementia in older age, experts have said. A new report by the Global Council on Brain Health (GCBH) suggests feeling good and being emotionally well is linked with better brain health among over-50s. Meanwhile poor mental wellbeing, feeling pessimistic and hopeless, could affect

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  • Global Sound Movement recreate the sounds of the stalactites in St Michael’s Cave

    Global Sound Movement recreate the sounds of the stalactites in St Michael’s Cave

    • February 28, 2019

    The Global Sound Movement, a project headed by professors at the University of Central Lancashire, is hosting an exhibition of recordings include sounds of stalactites from St Michael’s Cave. The exhibition called ‘Hidden Melodies’ is open this week at the Magazine Studio Theatre in Flat Bastion Road. Ever wanted to hear what the sounds the

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  • Finnish sculptor connects with Gibraltar

    Finnish sculptor connects with Gibraltar

    • February 26, 2019

    Kim-Peter Waltzer-Girda felt a real connection with Gibraltar from his very first visit. The Finnish sculptor is not one for holding exhibitions so having him on the Rock presenting some of his latest pieces at the Fine Arts Gallery is a rare treat. Gibraltar and its environment create a special space, he says, and one

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  • Befriending Bertha explores imagination and friendship

    Befriending Bertha explores imagination and friendship

    • February 23, 2019

    Befriending Bertha is a play about imagination, hope, magic and most importantly taking a chance and making new friends. Shy and quiet Bertha’s world is shaken up when she first meets Charlie in the playground. After years of eating lunch in the playground on her own, Bertha, played by 11-year-old Gabriella Tsagkatakis, makes a new

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  • Youth Arts Jamboree launches at the GEMA gallery

    Youth Arts Jamboree launches at the GEMA gallery

    • February 23, 2019

    Over 50 young people attended the launch of the Youth Arts Jamboree at the GEMA gallery in Montagu Bastion. The event marked the start of a two week programme for creative young people. Through a series of workshops youngsters will be able to learn how to play guitar, write poetry, take photos, paint and much

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  • Local mentalist Levi Attias “empowers” children in Spanish schools through magic

    Local mentalist Levi Attias “empowers” children in Spanish schools through magic

    • February 23, 2019

    By Resham Khiani Levi Attias is known for his magical talents on the Rock: wowing crowds with his mentalist acts, future predictions and wise and positive messages on Radio Gibraltar´s Interfaith programme. Singing with friends at live shows, writing poems and “a lover of lyrics” is another streak of creativity he dedicates time to. However,

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