ALQUIMIA - Cultural Journey - FIRE

Sat Jan 21st 2017 to Mon Jan 23rd 2017 at 09:00 until 19:00
Algarve, Oficina Bartolomeu dos Santos, Tavira

Event Details

This is the first in a series of cultural programmes for 2017: Fire | Air | Earth | Water

FIRE is a 3-day programme which begins with a visit to Terracota do Algarve, handmade ceramics manufacturers in S. Brás de Alportel, where you will learn about the technical and aesthetic aspects of the time-honoured regional terracotta production. This will be followed by a chance to try the art yourself in a pottery-firing workshop with artist Sara Navarro.

On the second day (22nd January) you will explore the existing connections between human activities and nature with guides Hélder Pereira and Francisco Lopes* in Vale de Mealhas (S. Brás de Alportel) and Cerro da Cabeça (Moncarapacho).

On the third day (23rd January) you will take part in a gastronomy workshop with chef Pedro Beleza, at Quinta da Fornalha, where you will learn the secrets of traditional hearth-cooking.

Booking fee: € 225
The price Includes:

  • tutors and materials for workshops
  • insurance
  • transports for tours and activities from Tavira
  • one daily meal: lunch at a regional restaurant, a picnic, dinner resulting from the gastronomy workshop.
The meeting point for the activities is the Oficina Bartolomeu dos Santos, in Tavira.
Days 1 & 2 – 9:00 am (unless otherwise specified).
Day 3 – 1:00 pm.

For more information email , Call (+351) 912 311 184 or visit the website

To register for the event click the BOOK NOW button above.

10% discount available for groups (min 3) or early bookings (min 8 days)
The programme does not include accommodation. However, our team may provide assistance within a group of selected partners.
The programme is subject to change, if weather conditions make it impossible to carry out outdoor activities.
Each of the four programmes will run with a minimum of 5 and a maximum of 12 participants.

Partners: Terracota do Algarve, *GeoWalks &Talks, Quinta da Fornalha


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