• If you love Ice Skating there are two places to try this year
The Play's the Thing
• Yelmo Cinema now offering Live theatre from the National Theatre . ...
Live Opera and Ballet from Covent Garden and the Met, in New York are already a key part of theprogram at Yelmo Cines in Campanar, as, too, is cinema in Original Version (V.O.S). Now they are offering great live theatre, Starting on the 11th December at 20:00 with Benedict Cumberbatch in Frankenstien, Followed on 15 January by the X-Files Gillian Anderson in Cat on a hot Tin Roof, the following Thursday. Bill Nighy Stars in Skylight on 19 February and Of Mice and Men on 16th April.
Don't forget - Paddington Starts on 06 January all over town!
The Circus is in Town..
• Actually, there are no less than five circuses in town for Christmas...
Gran Circo Alaska - Carrer del Dr. Marcos Sopena (Playa Las Arenas)
Gran Circo Mundial - Puente de Flores, Alameda
Circo Gran Fele - La Rambleta - Bulevar Sur, esq. Pio IX
Gran Circo Wonderland - in front of BioParc, Av Pio Baroja, 3
Circ de Nadal - Av. del Mestre Rodrigo, 46035 València
Welcome to Valencia and to the new-look thisisvalencia.com. Big changs are afoot. But for the moment we'll be updating th current site on a regular basis.
From all of us a Very Merry Christmas and a Happy New Year.
IN VALENCIA 2015
We'll bring you the line-ups as we get them
International festival of Benicassim -16-19 JULY
LOW COST FESTIVAL - BENIDORM - 24-26 JULY
ARENAL SOUND - BURRIANA - 28 JUL-02 AUGUST .
ROTOTOM SUNSPLASH - BENICASSIM - 15-22 AUGUST
• It's back for another great year!
We are now taking bookings for our brilliant day trip to La Tomatina, the biggest food fight on Earth.
The trip includes transport to and from Buñol from the heart of Valencia. Entry to the fight, Lunch of one of the best Paellas you'll ever eat, showers and a swim in a lovely country spot. We also give you a great commemorative Teeshirt and protective goggles and, did we mention booze? copious amounts of it! You'll be in the company of people from all over the world and our English speaking Guides.
All this for 80 euros plus 10 euros entry tax. If you want to join the best tour around, Let us know how many tickets you need and we'll send you a request for a deposit to hold your place! Email us at email@example.com.
Open to people over eighteen only
Christmas Shopping & Food!
• All over Valencia from now until 05 January
There are new retail spaces offering pop-up shops and markets all over the city at the moment. There is GV35 in Gran Via Marques del Turia (at number 35, where else?) The Place, in C/Cirilo Amaros, and C/Caballeros 20, next to El Corte Ingles own pop-up Interior store.
Just off Plaza de la Reina, you'll find Tapineria, a little modern square of spaces which offer different themes each week, From the 11-14 December, for instance, there's a food fair, Proava, gourmet meats, cheeses and drinks from local producers. Antiques are on offer from the 17 to 21 December and Oh! Oh! Oh! (the Spanish fair which runs from 22 December all the way through to Reyes on 05 January.
More for Christmas