Barcelona Extreme Sailing Series

Barcelona’s debut in the Extreme Sailing Series™ is set to get off to a wet and wild start – with winds of up to 27 knots forecast for tomorrow’s opener. Spain’s second city is expected to welcome the eight international crews with strong breeze brought on by a big low pressure system sweeping down the…

Bachcelona Festival

The Bachcelona Festiva is back in town, from 19 to 25 July, coming to such iconic venues as the Palau de la Música, the Recinte Modernista de Sant Pau and the Palau Güell. The festival’s proposed activities go beyond concerts to include documentaries, films, cantatas, visits and performances relating to the music of Johann Sebastian…

5th International Multicultural Integration Rally

The 5th International Multicultural Integration Rally is on at the Parc del Fòrum on 22 July and offers performances from artists, groups and associations from over a hundred countries. Visitors will be able to enjoy shows, music, dance, gastronomy, competitions, sports tournaments and all sorts of other activities. The event pays homage to all citizens…

‘El Balcó de les Arts 2017’

The winning works from the painting initiative ‘El Balcó de les Arts 2017’ will be on display at the Reial Cercle Artístic from Monday 17 to Monday 24 July. Once again this year the Fundació Setba organised the competition for people with intellectual or developmental disabilities. The project aims to boost the artistic skills of…

Naturalist research at the Museu Blau

As part of its programme of summer activities, on Saturdays and Sundays in July and August the Museu Blau is offering ‘Pangèica’, a series of family workshops for observation and discovery. The activity offers a series of naturalist accounts and challenges which occur daily on our planet. An animal moves around and leaves a print;…

Come to the Centre de la Platja!

In the summer months, the Centre de la Platja opens up to the public to promote natural values, the environment and sustainability along the coast. Activities offer a chance to enjoy the beach from a different perspective and discover the sea with a focus on natural science and the environment. This year’s programme includes activities…

Liceu in the open air

Verdi’s Il trovatore is to be screened live from the Gran Teatre del Liceu to four outdoor venues in the city. To be more specific, it will be screened at the Arc de Triomf, at the Rambla de Selva de Mar (opposite the Centre Cívic Sant Martí), at Plaça de Salvador Seguí and at Plaça Major de…

El Raval holds its local festival

The Festa Major del Raval is organised by the El Carme Residents’ Association and includes a string of activities for people of all ages and tastes: music and dance, havanera singing, children’s activities, communal meals, theatre, giants, devils, human towers, sports tournaments and a skating race which has proved increasingly popular in the last few years. A…

Brunch in the Park

This activity takes place on Sundays in the summer in the Jardins de Joan Brossa, with electronic music, children’s activities and gastronomy for all sectors of the public. The event is a chance to discover the latest from up-and-coming designers, enjoy activities and workshops with the kids, try new dishes from food trucks and stands…

Visit the botanical gardens!

Located at the heart of Montjuïc mountain, the Jardí Botànic offers visitors a journey around four continents in a setting which is unique for its architecture and landscape, with excellent views across the Collserola mountain range and the metropolitan area. The fourteen-hectare site includes a selection of flora from regions of the world which share…