Events in Madrid

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  • The International Festival of Photography and Visual Arts is holding a new edition with a programme that addresses current social issues (Various locations. 2 Jun-30 Sept).

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JULY HIGHLIGHTS

Don’t miss the weekly Changing of the Guard held every Wednesday and Saturday, and the Solemn Changing of the Guard on the first Wednesday of the month.

Summer cinema with the outdoor screening of a wide selection of independent films in their original language (Plaza Matadero. Thurs - Sun. 15 July - 15 Aug).

A total of 15 shows with leading artists from flamenco song and dance, such as Amador Rojas and Antonio Canales (Salón de Baile, Teatro Real. Fridays. 13 and 26 Nov / 17 Dec / 21 Jan / 11 and 26 Feb / 4 and 25 Mar / 15 Apr / 6 and 20 May / 3 and 24 Jun / 8, 9 and 29 Jul).

In 2021, with all the required safety measures in place, the Veranos de la Villa festival will once again fill Madrid’s summer with a whole host of cultural and entertainment proposals. Check out the full programme! (1 Jul-29 Aug).

Classic music and nature come together on summer nights when the Bankia Symphonic Orchestra performs pieces by Bach, Mozart or Händel, among others (Royal Botanic Gardens. Fridays. 14 May-17 Sept).

The most traditional and emblematic fair with the best antiques, vintage items, old coins, collectors’ items, gastronomy and entertainment (Plaza del General Vara del Rey. Saturdays. Every two weeks Next Edition: 4 September).

New space to enjoy the summer in a beachy way with leisure, culture, sport, entertainment and activities for all ages (Escenario Puerta del Ángel. 23 Jun-15 Sept).

An exhibition for the whole family that explores the world of dinosaurs (Espacio 5.1 - IFEMA MADRID. Till 26 September).

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  • Escape the summer heat with a refreshing splash in one of Madrid’s public or private pools.

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  • Madrid's excellent transport system allows you to get around the city quickly and safely by bus, metro, train or taxi.

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