From 11 to 13 July

 

9TH EDITION OF THE FIESTAS CALATRAVAS

11 July:

Opening street processions of the 9th edition of the Fiestas Calatravas, which start at Fuensanta Park and move through the streets of the municipality.

  • Time: 21:00

- Path of Sensationsin the surrounding area of the Church of Santa María.

  • Time: 21:00

-“God’s Judgement” Play. King Fernando III and King Muhammad I meet in Al-Qabdaq. Performed by the theatre group of Alcaudete and the Antebellum historical re-enactment group. Square of the Visitor Centre.

  • Time: 23:00

12 July:

Street Processions of the Moors and Christians of Alcoy, starting from Fuensanta Park. Parade of “Ranks” as part of the the Fiestas of the Moors and Christians of Alcoy, declared to be of tourist interest at an international level.

  • Time: 21:30

11, 12 and 13 July:

-Guided tours of the Castle and Visitor Centre focusing on the Military Order of Calatrava. The tour begins at the Visitor Centre.

  • Time: 12:15
  • Price: €4 (25% discount for retired people, pensioners and disabled people. Free for under-12s)

- Calatravan market and fun activities in the surrounding area of the Church of Santa María and of the Castle.

  • Time: From 21:00

- Calatravan taverns in the surrounding area of the Church of Santa María and of the Castle.

  • Opening hours: from 21:00

- Historical re-enactment camp. An activity where you will be able to see for yourself how people lived in the Middle Ages. It will take place in the surrounding area of the Church of Santa María and of the Castle.

  • Opening hours: from 21:00.

- Exhibition of birds of preyin the Calatravan market area.

  • Opening hours: from 21:00.

- Calatravan dinnerin the stables of the Castle, where diners, having dressed in period clothing for the occasion, will taste delicious dishes and will enjoy fun activities which will draw laughter, to the sound of medieval melodies.

  • Time: 21:30
  • Price: Adults €35. Children (under 12s) €20.
  • Capacity: 35 people.

- Night-time theatrical tours of the Castle. The former residents of the fortress will come to life, tell their stories and interact with its new arrivals who wander around the site. The tour starts right at the castle gate.

  • Times: On 11 and 12 July, from 22:30 to 01:00. On 13 July, from 22:30 to 00:00.
  • Price: €5 Under 12s can go on the tour for free if they are accompanied by an adult.
  • Capacity: Unlimited.

 

16 July

COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF NAVAS DE TOLOSA

16 July:

- Walk to the Battlefield

  • Time: 07:00
  • Location: The battlefield
  • Price: Free.

- Flag waving

  • Time: 08:00
  • Location: The battlefield
  • Price: Free.

- Open day at the Casa de las Órdenes (House of Orders).

  • Time: 12:00
  • Location: Casa de las Órdenes (the House of Orders).
  • Price: Free.

- Mass in commemoration of the Battle of Navas de Tolosa.

  • Time: 13:00
  • Location: The Church of Santa Elena

- The path of sensations.

  • Location: Plaza de la Constitución.
  • Price: Free.

- Ceramics workshop.

  • Time: 19:00
  • Location: Plaza de la Constitución.
  • Price: Free.

- Gymkhana.

  • Time: 08:00
  • Location: In the streets of the municipality.
  • Price: Free.

 

From 17 to 22 July

COMMEMORATIVE CELEBRATIONS OF THE BATTLE OF BAILÉN

From 17 to 22 July:  A series of civil-militaryactswilltake place on Paseo de las Palmeras, Plaza de la Constitución, Calle Zarco del Valle and Calle Isabel la Católica.

  • Price: free entry.

From 18 to 20 July

 

COMMEMORATION OF THE BATTLE OF NAVAS DE TOLOSA

18 July:

- Inaugural street processions.

  • Time: 21:00

- Theatrical performanceson Plaza de la Iglesia.

  • Time: 21:30.

- Musical performancefromCeltipatíaon Plaza de la Iglesia in Navas de Tolosa.

  • Time: 23:30

19 July:

- Market entertainment

  • Times: 11:30 and evening/night-time.

- Storytellers and children’s workshops.

  • Time: Morning onwards.

- Falconry exhibition.

  • Time: 12:00

- Market entertainment.

  • Time: 19:00

- Re-enactment of the Battle of Navas de Tolosa.

  • Time: 21:30.

- Medieval Music Concert.

  • Time: 23:30

- Fireworks display

  • Time: 00:30

18, 19 and 20 July:

- Medieval Market of traditional products and handicrafts.

  • Opening hours: All day

- Market providing an urban atmosphere and entertainment

  • Opening hours: All day

- Birds of prey exhibition.

  • Opening hours: All day

20 July:

-Welcoming the Brotherhood of Ballesteros de la Vera Cruz from Vilches.

  • Time: 09:30

- Medieval breakfast.

  • Time: 09:30

- Offering to Santa Cruz.

  • Time: 10:30

 

From 18 to 20 July

MEDIEVAL DINNER AND MARKET

17 July:

Path of sensations

18 July:

-Medieval Dinner in the courtyard of the Castle of Porcuna, next to the New Tower/Tower of Boabdil XV. Archaeological Museum of Obulco. There will be theatrical entertainment during dinner and later there will be a visit to the Tower of Boabdil, an archaeological museum. Typical Al-Andalus medieval set menu.

  • Times: from 20:00 to 00:00
  • Price: €35.
  • Capacity: 120 people.

18, 19 and 20 July:

-Medieval Market in the old quarter in Porcuna, as well as in its streets and on Plaza de Andalucia.

  • Opening hours: from 12:00 to 00:00

 

 

25 and 26 July

THE AL-ANDALUS NIGHT OF THE ROSE 2014

25 July:

-Street Processions of the Moors and Christians.

  • Time: 21:00
  • Price: Free entry.

25 and 26 July:

- Market entertainment, a livestock market, an exhibition of birds of prey, street entertainment, dances and eastern music in the Market and activities in the courtyard of the Castle.

  • Time: 21:00
  • Price: Free entry.

26 July:

- Street processions, a fireworks display and a performance by Celtipatía in the Market.

  • Time: 23:00
  • Price: Free entry.

 

From 25 to 27 July

 

10TH EDITION OF THE NASRID EVENINGS

25 July:

- Nasrid Music Concert on Plaza de Santa María.

26 July:

- Path of Sensations on Paseo General Muñoz Cobo.

25, 26 and 27 July:

- Medieval Market in the afternoon/evening on Paseo General Muñoz Cobo.

26 and 27 July:

- Theatrical tour through the monuments of the locality.

From 25 July to 3 August

MEDIEVAL FIESTA OF ALCALÁ LA REAL

THE SIEGE OF QAL’AT BANU SAID

25 and 26 July:

- Experience the siege of Qal’at Banu Said. Learn about the sites of the siege. Tour from the fountain known as the Fuente del Rey to the Cruces Suburban Park.

  • Time: 21:00
  • Price: €1
  • Capacity: 200 people.
  • Information and Reservations: 953 582 077

 

From 25 to 31 July:

- Alcalá with medieval flavour. In our bars and restaurants, TAPAS linked to Al-Andalus cuisine will be served. If you have two dishes, you will get free entry to the Medieval Fiesta on Thursday 31 July.

  • Information and Reservations: 953 582 077

 

From 25 July to 3 August:

- Hammam. Arab bath. Immerse yourself in the pleasures of Al-Andalus. Learn about the techniques of the medieval Bath, with a session dedicated especially to this era. Attending this session will give you free entry to the Medieval Fiesta on Thursday 31 July.

  • Price: €25
  • Capacity: At least 8 people.
  • Information and reservations: 953 583 691 (Llave de Granada Spa)

- Medieval handicrafts. Create your glass beads and outfit for the medieval fiesta with our craftsmen. This will take place in the Hilanderas Town House. If you attend, you will get free entry to the Medieval Fiesta on Thursday 31 July.

  • Price: €3
  • Capacity: At least 8 people.
  • Information and Reservations: 687 367 827

- Astronomy in Al-Andalus. Discover the universe in the best sky in Andalusia at the Pedriza Observatory.

  • Capacity: At least 15 people.
  • Information and Reservations: 680 672 954 (the Pedriza Observatory)

26 July:

- Theatrical medieval dinnerat the Torrepalma Hotel. Special price if you come dressed in period costume.

  • Time: 21:30
  • Information: 652 893 906
  • Reservations: 953 583 010

28, 29 and 30 July:

- Medieval Flash-Mob Work Shop.

  • Times: From 20:30 to 21:30
  • Price: €1
  • Capacity: 100 people.
  • Information and Reservations: 953 582 077

From 31 July to 3 August:

- Path of Sensations.A tent of sensory experiences from the Castles and Battles Route on Paseo de los Álamos.

  • Opening hours: From 12:00 to 14:00 and from 19:00 to 21:00.

From 31 July to 2 August:

- Medieval fiesta. The siege of Qal’alt Banu Said. Featuring a bazaar, a market and a winery, troubadours and witch doctors, games from the Siege, an equestrian exhibition, theatre and the Fortress of la Mota Flash Mob.

  • Price: €2.50
  • Capacity: 2,000 people/day.
  • Information and Reservations: 953 58 2077