What’s on across the Algarve this Easter

CHURCH SERVICES

April 10 good friday

Services at 11am with Saint Vincent’s Anglican Church at Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Luz, in Luz Village near Lagos. Call Joyce on 282 788 104

Service at midday with Saint Vincent’s Anglican Church at Saint Luke’s Church in Gorjões, near Santa Bárbara de Nexe. Call Sandy on 289 791 699

Good Friday service at the International Evangelical Church of the Algarve  in Vale Judeu from 2pm. Call 289 328 635

Stations of the Cross in Art and Music at the Community Centre in Almancil with All Saints Church, from 7pm. Call 282 380 311 or visit www.allsaintsalgarve.org

Reflective Prayer time at Lagoa Convent Chapel with the All Saints Church, from 2pm. Call 282 380 311

April 11

Farewell Service for Pastor Peter and Marianne Sluimer. The International Evangelical Church of the Algarve (IECA) in Vale Judeu invites you to join them in celebrating 24 years of faithful service to the Lord as founders of the IECA, from 7pm. Call 289 328 635

Service at 7.30pm with Saint Vincent’s Anglican Church

at Saint Luke’s Church in Gorjões, near Santa Bárbara de Nexe. Call Sandy on 289 791 699

April 12  Easter Sunday  

Services at 8am and midday with Saint Vincent’s Anglican Church at Igreja da Nossa Senhora da Luz, in Luz Village near Lagos. Call Joyce on 282 788 104

Service at 9.30am with Saint Vincent’s Anglican Church at Igreja da Nossa Senhora de Fátima, on the EN125 near Almancil. Call Gerald on 289 394 752

Service at 11.30am with Saint Vincent’s Anglican Church at Saint Luke’s Church in Gorjões, near Santa Bárbara de Nexe. Call Sandy on 289 791 699

Holy Communion with the All Saints Church at the Community Centre in Almancil, from 10.30am. Adventurers club for children. Call 282 380 311 or visit www.allsaintsalgarve.org

Holy Communion with the All Saints Church at the Lagoa Convent Chapel, from 6pm. Call 282 380 311

Easter Service from 10:30am at the International Evangelical Church of the Algarve in Vale Judeu. Call 289 328 635

EVENTS

April 10

Easter procession to mark the burial of Jesus. This will leave Misericórdia church in Tavira at 9pm. Participants will light the way with candles.

Good Friday Texas Scramble followed by a finger buffet lunch at Parque da Floresta Golf and Leisure Resort, near Lagos. Call 282 690 008

April 11

Fashion festival at Parque da Floresta Golf and Leisure Resort, near Lagos, from 8pm with champagne cocktails followed by dinner with live music and a fashion show by Lagos-based image consultancy company, Individual. Tickets 35 euros per person. Call 282 690 008

Easter weekend opening of the new Cube Gallery at the Corte Real art gallery near Paderne. Open 11am until 7pm with complimentary wine and canapés. Paintings by British artist, Joe Webster. Call 912 737 762/ 918 980 199

April 12

Afpop lunch at Monte do Casal hotel, located between Moncarapacho and Estoi. Welcome cocktail at 12.30pm, lunch from 1pm. Three course meal including house wine and water. Easter raffle. €27 members, €29 non-members. To book contact Linda on 912 071 000/ 289 798 374 or email eastalgarve@afpop.com

Easter Sunday Stock Pot Golf competition followed by special Easter Sunday barbecue on Spikes terrace overlooking the 18th hole at the Parque Floresta Golf and Leisure Resort, near Lagos. Call 282 690 008

São Brás de Alportel flower torch procession. From 9.30am until 7pm in Largo de São Sebastião and opposite São Brás church. Streets covered in flowered carpets from 9.30am followed by procession at 11am. Live musical entertainment from 3pm.  Call 289 840 003