The Arts Society de la Frontera

Trips & Events

To book your place at any of these events, please email events organizer Lizzy Gould :
Or email us at

24th to 26th April 2018 :

Jaen, Ubeda and Baeza

2 night trip to Jaen, Baeza and Ubeda : 24 to 26 April 2018

20 places. Priority for Members.

We are extremely fortunate to know a local artist from Jaen, Jose Rios, who has done many of the murals in Estepona. He will open his studio to us and take us on a tour of Jaen showing us his street art murals and sculptures. We will also have a guided tour of the 2 towns of Ubeda and Baeza, World Heritage Sites and 2 fine examples of the Renaissance in Andalucia in the 16 and 17 centuries.

Programme :

Tuesday 24 April

Coach from Sotogrande/ Estepona to 4 * Parador in Jaen.

3 course lunch with wine and coffee on arrival at Parador.

Afternoon: Visit Castillo de Jaen / Artist Jose Rios’s studio and his works of street art in Jaen.

Evening free for tapas in Jaen (not included).

Wednesday 25 April

Full day guided tour by coach to Ubeda and Baeza
and lunch in Ubeda. 

Evening free for tapas
in Jaen (not included).



Thursday 26 April

Half day guided tour by coach of Jaen.

Old quarter/ Cathedral/ Arab baths.

Afternoon return to Estepona/Sotogrande.

Price: €290 per person for Members.

Single supplement €117 for the 2 nights.
If places available, non members €25 extra.


Coach for 3 days; 2 nights with breakfast in 4 *Parador; 2 lunches; guided tours of Jaen, Baeza and Ubeda and all entrance tickets to monuments and tips.

To reserve your place please email with your name and membership number. We require a deposit of €100 (€50 non-refundable) per person, to reserve the rooms at the Parador, to be made by bank transfer by 28 December please mention your name and ‘Trip to Jaen’ in transfer. Balance by 28 February 2018.

Asociaciόn de Actividades Artisticas y Culturales de la Frontera
La Caixa, Sotogrande Branch, Carretera de Cadiz, (Cadiz)
IBAN No: ES92 2100 9020 7522 0020 6914

Please note only Spanish bank transfers can be accepted.


Friday 23rd March 2018:

Visit to Conrad Winery Ronda

The winery was founded in 1998 by Theo and Anne Marie Conrad. The estate consists of a total of 27 hectares, in an area of outstanding natural beauty at the foot of Sierra de las Nieves mountain range near Ronda.

The Conrad Winery creates wines of superb quality via a viticultural system that respects and works in harmony with nature and the beautiful surrounding landscape. Their wines are unique produced in small quantities and stand out for their intense and elegant flavours.

The day includes a visit to the vineyards, winery and wine tasting.

This will be followed by a three course lunch with wine at the lovely El Muelle Restaurant at Arriate

Price €70 per person to include : Winery visit, wine tasting, three course meal with wine, coach travel and gratuities

To book please contact Lizzie email:


Tuesday 27th February 2018:

Jose Cruz Herrera and Ortega Brú Art Tour of San Roque and La Linea with Guide, Carlos Jordan

Coach pick up Estepona 8.30 and Sotogrande, Mar y Sol 9.00

9.30 Arrive Alameda AlfonsoXI Square.

Visit Cruz Herrera house in San Roque

Visit Cruz Herrera Painting Gallery in The Governor’s Palace

Visit Saint Mary the Crowned, Parish Church to see statues by Ortega Brú


11.45 Coach to La Linea

Villa Saccone to visit the Cruz Herrera Museum

Visit Parish Church of the Immaculada

13.30 Tapas lunch with glass of wine or soft drink at Meson La Serrana, La Linea

15.00 Coach return to Sotogrande and Estepona

Cost €35 per person (based on min 15 people). Please pay at February lecture.

Included: Coach, coffee, tapas lunch and tips.

To sign up please email


Wednesday 31st January 2018:

New Members’ Coffee Morning

We are having a coffee morning for all new members so that they can meet the Committee and Members of our invaluable Support Team.

It will take place at the home of our Chairman, Felicity Navarro.

Time: 11am
Address:  Calle Barceló 5,  Sotogrande
Tel : 956 796 622


Tuesday 25th January 2018:

Trip to Malaga

The Pompidou centre is housed in a cuboid glass structure in Malaga Port and has 80 works of art from 1905 to the present day, including Frame Portrait Frida Kahlo, the Flowered Hat by Picasso and A Self Portrait by Francis Bacon. The temporary exhibition exhibits works by French artist Daniel Buren.

This year, the permanent collection at the Picasso Museum has a new design with more information about the artist’s work. There are also new works which have not been shown before.

We will also visit the temporary exhibition ‘We are completely free’ – Women Artists and Surrealism including works by Leonara Carrington, Frida Kahlo and Lee Miller.

The price of €58 includes entrance to both of the museum’s permanent and temporary exhibitions, a supper of tapas and drinks at the lovely La Plaza restaurant, coach travel and gratuities.


Saturday 9th December 2017:

Christmas Lunch

This year the Christmas lunch will be held on Saturday, 9th December at the beautiful Edwardian Colonial House, Monte de la Torre, just outside Los Barrios.

There will be drinks on arrival, followed by a three course lunch with wine.

Entertainment will be provided by Canto Libre who will sing Christmas carols, and Marcus Myers Singer/Guitarist.

The price is €35 per person and numbers will be limited to 45.

A coach will be available from Mar y Sol, Sotogrande.

Entertainment for this year’s Christmas lunch is kindly being sponsored by The Jyske Bank.


Friday 27th October 2017:

Trip to Estepona

Walking guided tour of Murales, in Estepona about 1 hour/ 1hour 20 minutes, + Visit to the Orchid House followed by tapas lunch.

Meet at 10.15 in The Plaza de las Flores, Estepona.

Cost 25€. To include tour, entrance to Orchid House and tapas lunch with 1 glass of wine. Limited places.

More info and to sign up and please pay at the lecture on 18th October.