Tag Archives: Charity
Santa has arrived in the Algarve!
The 4º Passeio de Pais Natal or 4th Father Christmas Parade was held yesterday Saturday 5th December in Armação de Pêra, and for us this event heralds the start of the festive season in the Algarve. This is a fabulous … Continue reading
The 10th International Algarve Fair comes to town
This year sees the 10th International Algarve Fair to be staged at the Fatacil ground in Lagoa, and it is on this weekend – the 6th and 7th June from 11am – 7pm. Tickets cost only 3.50e for adults and … Continue reading
Virtually Ascot – it’s virtually here!
The 20th June should be a date in your diary! The first in a new theme for the Algarve, ‘Virtually There’ events will let you experience an event as if you were there! Ladies Day at Ascot is a traditionally … Continue reading
SOS Algarve Animals Sponsorship 2015
I am delighted to be able to inform you that for the whole of 2015 I will again be donating 10% of my profits from my Pet Portrait paintings to the wonderful SOS Algarve Animals Charity here on the Algarve. … Continue reading
Santas and Pyjamas in the Sea!
Christmas just wouldn’t be Christmas now without the annual ‘ Swim for Shoes’ Charity Event at Armação de Pêra beach. Hosted by the wonderful Holiday Inn Algarve hotel, this event raises much needed funds for charity by asking people to come … Continue reading
Charity Christmas Cards
An unashamed plug here! They’re here! I am very proud to share these Christmas Cards with you – they are all printed and ready for you to purchase … and all the profits go straight to the SOS Algarve Animals … Continue reading
Yarn Bombing in Portimão
We’ve been meaning to head over to the garden ‘Largo December 1’ in Portimão – it’s the one in front of the municipal theatre – to have better look at the ‘Yarn-bombing’ that took place on the 21st March to … Continue reading
The Algarve has been busy collecting fruit! The supermarket chain Lidl’s have been offering stickers in return for shopping – which can then be exchanged for some rather charming and cuddly fruit toys. The offer ends today Wednesday 26th February … Continue reading
It’s Food Bank weekend
“There are people in the world so hungry, that God cannot appear to them except in the form of bread.” Mahatma Gandhi In 2011, Banco Alimentar’s Food Bank campaign collected over 30,000 tonnes of food which was then distributed to the … Continue reading