All Roads Lead to the Costa del Sol!


The hugely popular 50 Plus Expo, the Coast’s lifestyle event for its older people, is back at the four-star IPV Palace Hotel and Spa next to  Fuengirola Castle on the weekend of Saturday – November 17th and Sunday 18th. The event runs from 2pm until 7pm daily and is free admission

So if you are in the area at that time why not come along!

It’s ‘business as usual’ for the  free-admission show, which will include many of the features which have made this unique event so successful over the last decade as well as a number of new attractions.

Eric Knowles returns

Eric Knowles of BBC TVs The Antiques Road Show will be back giving free valuations from small items and collectibles, and larger pieces from photographs. Another antiques expert appearing is Tom Keane. Tom, who has appeared on Cash in the Attic and The Antiques Road Trip, will be offering free valuations of watches, jewellery and other items. Internationally acclaimed expert Mike Kelly will be offering free valuations of coins, medals stamps and banknotes.  At the last event Mike discovered coins worth 50,000 Euro!

Fashion shows

A new attraction at 3pm on both days of the show will be fashion shows featuring designs from Sara Haley’s highly acclaimed Mapuchi Moda range which is increasingly becoming the label of choice for the Coast’s discerning fashionistas. A range of clothes for the winter and spring will be featured.




 Art tuition and exhibition

Well-known Coast artist Roger Cummiskey, who has mounted numerous one-man exhibitions, will be hosting workshops for both aspiring and more experienced artists.  And The Andalusian International Artists art group will again be displaying their new works at the show. Professional and dedicated visual artists from around Europe who are all living and working in Andalucía formed the AIA Art Group nine years ago.The artists comprise Diana Worthy, Richard Wood, Gordon Haslett (UK); Roger Cummiskey,  Dolores Cummiskey, Philip Magee (Ireland); Mette  Madsen (Denmark); Elazar Galea (Malta); Arcadio Cabrera, Roger Rodriguez (Cuba); Enrique Linaza and Juan Cruz Plaza (Spain).

For more information on the group contact the president 952592652.

Acapella singing group

Another new attraction this year will be the appearance of the acapella singing group Reflections who will be featuring such classics as California Dreaming, Country Roads and Sentimental Journey.  The group comprises four retired friends who regularly appear for charities along the Coast.  They will be appearing twice daily.

Dance lessons

Once again Colin Jordan  and his Jive Dance team will  be giving free modern and Latin dance lessons

If you are interested in exhibiting at or visiting the 50 Plus Expo, further information is available by emailing the at:    Telephone: 003531 4969028


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Senior Times also publishes Senior Times magazine and are organisers of the 50 Plus Expo’s in Dublin, Cork, Galway and Killarney.

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