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Saint George 2024 activities programme

Wednesday, 17th April 2024


The municipality of Calvià is preparing to host the Saint George 2024 activities programme, a celebration that merges cultural wealth with sport and fun. From 23rd to 27th April, residents and visitors will have the opportunity to participate in activities that highlight the English identity and the vitality of this community in the municipality.

The party begins with the arrival by boat of Jason Moore, from the Majorca Daily Bulletin, who will carry the English flag of Saint George. Afterwards he will deliver the flag, with a white background and a red cross, to the local authorities of Calvià and to the British consul in the Balearic Islands, Lloyd Milen. The inaugural events, chaired by the mayor of Calvià, Juan Antonio Amengual, and the area councillor, Manuel Mas, will begin a week full of friendship.

One of the most anticipated activities is a showcooking one with the renowned British chef Marc Fosh, an opportunity to taste and learn about English gastronomy in a relaxed atmosphere at Ciro's Restaurant in Palmanova. In addition, film lovers will be able to participate in a meeting with Paul Abrey, executive director of Palma Pictures, to discover the secrets of the production of series such as The Crown (Netflix) in Mallorca.

On the other hand, the sports programme will include activities such as rugby, cricket, badminton, football and others on Es Carregador beach. For children, there will be face painting workshops and circus exhibitions on Passeig de la Mar, accompanied by various musical performances in Font de l'Aigua square in Palmanova.

También habrá espacio para un mercado artesanal en el Passeig de la Mar y una exhibición de cricket en la playa de Palmanova, seguida de un pasacalles circense y la presentación del escritor Jeffrey Archer, quien firmará libros en el hotel Zel Mallorca.

El programa es una iniciativa del'Ajuntament de Calvià, del departamento de eventos que cuenta con la colaboración de socios como el Mallorca Daily Bulletin, el Hotel Sol Melià Zel, el Hotel Fergus Style Palma Nova, Golf Fantasía, Palma Pictures y el Restaurante Ciro's.

There will also be space for a handycraft market on the Passeig de la Mar and a cricket exhibition on the Palmanova beach, followed by a circus parade and the presentation of the writer Jeffrey Archer, who will sign books at the Zel Mallorca hotel.

The programme is an initiative of the Calvià Town Hall, the events department that has the collaboration of partners such as Majorca Daily Bulletin, Zel hotel, Fergus Style Palma Nova hotel, Golf Fantasía, Palma Pictures and Ciro's Restaurant.


Tuesday 23rd April
12:00 Jason Moore arrives by boat with the English flag. Delivery of the flag to the government team and the British consul in the Balearic Islands Lloyd Milen.
12:30 Opening ceremony of the activity by the mayor of Calvià Juan Antonio Amengual and the area councillor Manuel Mas.
12:40 Presentation of the holiday programem by comedian Jaime Gilí.
13:00 - 14:30 Showcooking with British chef Marc Fosh. Activity open to the public and free with prior registration until capacity is reached at Ciro's Restaurant.
17:00 - 19:00 Meeting with Paul Abrey, Managing Director of Palma Pictures to learn how The Crown was made in Mallorca. Palmanova Room.

Wednesday 24th April
17:00 - 20:00 Rugby on Es Carregador beach

Thursday 25th April
16:00 - 18:00 Tea-time in MOROCCO Lounge & Rooftop Bar
17:00 - 18:00 Cricket on Es Carregador beach
18:00 - 19:00 Badminton on Es Carregador beach
19:00 - 20:00 Football on the beach Es Carregador
19:00 - 21:00 Live music at the MOROCCO Lounge & Rooftop Bar visit by artist James “Arg” Argent

Friday 26th April
11:00 - 20:00 Fantasia Golf at 3 Tenis Street in Palmanova, 30% discount on tickets for the celebration of Saint George.
16:30 - 18:00 Children's football on Palmanova beach
18:00 - 20:00 Jiu-jitsu on Palmanova beach
18:00 - 22:00 Musical performances in Font de l’Aigua Palmanova square
➔ Dj Rich E Rich
➔ Albie Davies & Charly Hamblyn
➔ Performance by TV artist and singer James “Arg” Argent

Saturday 27th April
10:00 - 21:00 Handycraft market on Passeig de la Mar
11:00 - 12:00 Cricket exhibition on Palmanova beach
11:00 - 12:00 Circus parade on Passeig de la Mar
12:00 Presentation by writer Jeffrey Archer. He will sign books at the Zel hotel
12:00 - 13:00 Face painting workshop
13:00 - 14:00 Circus parade on Passeig de la Mar
14:00 - 17:00 Face painting workshop
17:00 - 18:00 Circus parade on Passeig de la Mar
11:00 - 19:00 Mini car exhibition, next to Castaway Bar
18:00 - 24:00 Musical performances in Font de l’Aigua Palmanova square
➔ 19:00 Hi Tech Fuzzy Performance
➔ 20:00 Beatles Tribute Performance
➔ 21:00 Lena Performance
➔ 22:00 Performance of the Freddy Mercury show by Alex Manga