Rooftop Terrace Week

This year sees 73 hotels organising over 250 free activities for Hotel Terrace Week, including live music, dances, cooking workshops, family and children’s activities, synchronised swimming and more. For ten days, the public will be able to discover the terraces of many of the city’s hotels and enjoy the views in a summer atmosphere with…

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…

Sant Jordi is Love

Sant Jordi is all about culture, flowers, love and public participation. And just as Barcelona is an open, inclusive and participatory city, so too is Sant Jordi. No other festival unites Barcelonians with their city as this saint’s day does. This sunday enjoy Barcelona with a good book and roses, poetry, activities and a lot…

Barcelona’s best paellas: the rice stuff

Finding a truly good paella in Barcelona can be complicated, especially these days when anyone with a handful of rice, a jar of broth, and a picture of the dish outside their tourist-trap establishment can claim to have the best paella in town. Don’t worry, you don’t have to go to Valencia to taste this…

‘Shen Yun’

China was once known as the ‘Divine Land’. Thousands of years ago the Chinese believed that their culture was a sacred gift from above. Shen Yun offers a journey through the history of Chinese civilisation. Classical Chinese dance, ethnic and folkloric dance, authentic costumes and spectacular scenery help explain a series of stories, accompanied by…