Weekend: Grand finale for the Sagrada Família local festival

The Sagrada Família neighbourhood goes into the final days of its local festival with a programme brimming with tradition and some thirty activities for all sorts of tastes. Culture also features strongly in the city over the three-day weekend with the children’s film session Un Dia de Festa at the Cinemes Girona, and the thirteenth … Continue reading Weekend: Grand finale for the Sagrada Família local festival

Barcelona Bridal Week

This year’s edition of Barcelona Bridal Week starts with fashion parades by national and international companies from 25 to 28 April. The Professional Trade Fair will follow, with proposals from over two hundred brands displaying men and women’s wedding fashion collections, ceremonial dresses and accessories for the 2018 season. http://agenda500.barcelona.cat/en/detall/barcelona-bridal-week_99400003049.html

Handmade Festival

The Handmade Festival offers all sorts of arts and crafts, leading national and international creators and a string of unique surprises in this sector. Some 150 exhibitors and over 300 activities are planned for all the family in this three day event at Fira de Barcelona http://agenda500.barcelona.cat/en/detall/handmade-festival_99400400383.html

Stroll with a Hat

Inspired by the annual Easter Parade in New York, the Stroll with a Hat aims to regain the popularity this accessory used to have. Anyone wanting to take part just needs to come along with a hat on, whatever its shape and style, and be ready to walk along Rambla Catalunya. This year, given the … Continue reading Stroll with a Hat


Bizbarcelona is a major event which acts as a platform for entrepreneurs and small and medium sized businesses. This meeting place offers them advice, information on new trends, finance, business opportunities, tools for digitalisation and business services for the social economy. The fair also features a section on franchises, with a zone for exhibitors and … Continue reading Bizbarcelona

World Press Photo

World Press Photo 17 has been brought forward and sees the city become one of the first in the world to display the winning photos from this highly prestigious photojournalism award. The Centre de Cultura Contemporània de Barcelona (CCCB) will be one of the first venues to present the images and results of the Digital … Continue reading World Press Photo

Weekend: Books, roses and solidarity!

Sant Jordi is a love for literature, in the city. As ever, 23 April sees the city’s streets and squares fill with books and roses for one of the most special days of the year. This year over two hundred activities are being organised around the city’s neighbourhoods, with something for everyone. On Saturday, the … Continue reading Weekend: Books, roses and solidarity!