April 2 – Easter concert with the Portimão Câmara Choral group at Igreja Matriz, Portimão. From 9pm. Call 282 470832

April 3  and 4 – 9th Gastronomy and Folar fair near Cultural Centre, Barão de São João. From 3pm to midnight

April 3 – Easter concert by Orquestra do Algarve at Igreja Matriz, Alcoutim. From 7pm. Call 281 540 500

April 4 – Easter Sunday with fun programme of riding classes, jumping, fancy dress and games at Pinetrees Riding Centre. From 10am. Full programme at www.pinetreesridingcentre.com

Easter Sunday celebrations at Phoenix Nites, Monte Carvoeiro.  Free bouncy castle, Easter egg hunt and live music, Sunday lunch also available.  Entertainment from 2pm.  Call Tim  on 915 199 188