• Symposium on ‘small states and the right to self-determination’

    Symposium on ‘small states and the right to self-determination’

    • October 10, 2016

    A two-day symposium on small states and the right to self-determination will open at the Garrison Library this Thursday. Currently in its fourth edition these symposiums focus on issues that impact on Gibraltar and other like territories within a European and global framework. The symposium called ‘Understanding Self Determination in Small States and Micro Territories’

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  • Joint works by Max and Alan at the Bacarisas gallery

    Joint works by Max and Alan at the Bacarisas gallery

    • October 8, 2016

    Making the public a part of the art work.    The first exhibition as part of a Gibraltar-Berlin Artist Exchange residency programme closes today at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery. Showing the work of both local artist Alan Perez and Berlin artist Max Sunhues – this is an exhibition of contemporary works. The exhibitions displays the

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  • STOMP IN THE CLASSROOM

    STOMP IN THE CLASSROOM

    • October 8, 2016

    This week Prior Park School opened its doors to local dance artist Nathan Conroy who carried out a series of STOMP workshops with the school’s Year 8 students. Taking familiar objects – newspapers, bins – STOMP uses them to create a rhythmic universe exploding with energy, where anything can be turned into a beat as Mr Conroy

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  • New Llanito comedy: El Ballroom

    New Llanito comedy: El Ballroom

    • October 7, 2016

    Actors Melissa Galliano and Richard Mor take a peek from behind the clothes rail on the John Mackintosh Hall stage in the latest annual Llanito showing by Santos Productions. The actors hear that they might be excluded from the top couple spot in the danc enationals. The show opened this week and is a bellyful

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  • Stamp exhibition celebrating the work of Ryman and the first Gib stamps on a local theme

    Stamp exhibition celebrating the work of Ryman and the first Gib stamps on a local theme

    • October 7, 2016

    A stamp exhibition will be held at the Gustavo Bacarisas Gallery next week. The event marks two  important anniversaries. It is the 50th anniversary of the first stamp designs for Gibraltar produced by Freddy Ryman, who went on to become Gibraltar’s most prolific stamp designers. The exhibition also marks the issue of the first special

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  • Hook part of 2016 Literary Festival

    Hook part of 2016 Literary Festival

    • October 7, 2016

    Internationally-acclaimed Gibraltarian painter and Sky Arts Portrait Artist of the Year 2014, Christian Hook, is the latest addition to the Gibraltar Gibunco International Literary Festival programme of speakers. He will discuss his new book ‘La Busqueda’, and give readers a privileged insight into his artistic work. Christian was the recipient of the inaugural Clarendon Fine

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  • £10,000 target for NatWest charity fundraising week

    £10,000 target for NatWest charity fundraising week

    • October 6, 2016

    NatWest Gibraltar has this week been fundraising for five local charities setting themselves the target of £10,000. The fundraising drive began last Saturday with colleagues both as individuals or in teams, have been walking the arduous trail of the Mediterranean Steps five times in a row. Finally on This coming Sunday the teams will face

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  • RGP charity cycling marathon raises close to £2,000

    RGP charity cycling marathon raises close to £2,000

    • October 6, 2016

    A team of RGP officers, support staff and relatives raised £1,990 in a cycling marathon for charity. The event was organised by the RGP Charity Committee and was held outside Morrisons’ Supermarket last Saturday. The money raised included £1140.00 in personal donations together with an additional £850 raised through corporate sponsorship. These monies collected will

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  • Bosom Buddies cheque presentation

    Bosom Buddies cheque presentation

    • October 4, 2016

    Bosom Buddies donated over £5,000 raised during their annual fashion show to seven charities. At a presentation held at the Eliott O’Callaghan Hotel, event organiser Sonia Golt presented the cheques to the Calpe House Trust, Cancer Relief Gibraltar, Cancer Research, Breast Cancer Support Gibraltar, Prostate Cancer Support, Research Into Childhood Cancer and the GBC Open

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  • Over £2000 raised for Cancer Relief in ‘biggest coffee morning’

    • October 4, 2016

    Gibraltar’s Biggest Coffee Morning last week raised £2623 for Cancer Relief. Held last Thursday it was a record breaking event with some 325 supporters joining the charity fund-raising team at Boyds at the Kings Bastion Leisure Centre. The goal, said Marisa Desoisa, was to make sure no one had to face cancer alone. “Since the

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  • Gibraltar takes part in regional marine research of invasive algae

    Gibraltar takes part in regional marine research of invasive algae

    • October 3, 2016

    The Department of the Environment and Climate Change (DECC) has been working closely with regional marine experts to confirm the presence of an invasive brown algae in Gibraltar originating from central America and the Caribbean. Although initially thought to be a similar species of Forkweed commonly found around Gibraltar’s coastline, experts in the field have

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  • Ullger is one of 48 artists in Sky Arts ‘Landscape Artist of the Year’

    Ullger is one of 48 artists in Sky Arts ‘Landscape Artist of the Year’

    • September 30, 2016

    Local artist Karl Ullger is one of the artists who will feature in the new series of Sky Arts Landscape Artist of the Year television programme. He is featured in the first episode that airs on Tuesday 11 October. This is the second series of the show, which is produced by London and Glasgow-based independent

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