What’s on this week in Barcelona: 30 September – 6 October

No plans after your Spanish course in Barcelona? Blanc Festival, Tattoo expo, El Gran Mercado de Gracìa and much more…

Monday, 30th September

  • Teorema: Seven days of experimentation. Music, talks, conferences, visual arts, workshops, performances, cinema, installations, DJ-nights and even more activities in the heart of Barcelona. Unique experiences for all kinds of audience. The events will take place in various carefully chosen spaces, ideal to explore our emotions with audio-visual stimuli. The contemporary and digital arts will take control, and we will find both innovative and traditional elements within all sorts of disciplines. From today until the 5th of October, more info here 

Tuesday, 01st October

  • Painting and Wine – SailboatCome and get creative with us and paint your version of “Sailboat”. No painting experience is required, we’ll guide you step-by-step in creating your version of this painting. Price is €32 pp and includes all supplies, 3 hours of instruction and snacks (beverages are not included in the price). You can now purchase your wine/beer on-line when you book or you can bring your own too! You can come alone or bring a group of friends for something fun and different to do. You need to reserve your spot in advance here Tonight at 19:00 at Arte Bar, Carrer Roger de Flor 135, metro Tetuan (L2). 


Wednesday, 02nd October

  • Yann Tiersen in concert: Yann Tiersen, one of the most respected musicians of his generation, will present in Auditori Fòrum his new album, All, which was released in mid-February. Tonight at 21:00 at Auditori Fòrum, metro El Maresme | Fòrum (L4).

Thursday, 03th October

  • Blanc Festival: Blanc was born in 2009 as an event dedicated entirely to graphic design, emphasising emerging design and learning, and with the aim of creating synergies between the public, professionals and attending companies. Three days of lectures and master classes on graphic design and the issues that most concern our group. Our main objective is to gather graphic designers to live an experience that goes beyond a simple congress, conference cycle or professional meeting. Blanc is the experience that every graphic designer has to live and enjoy, at least once in a lifetime. today, tomorrow and Saturday at Museu del Disseny de Barcelona, Plaça de les Glòries Catalanes 37, metro Glòries (L1).


Friday, 04th October

  • Barcelona Tattoo Expo /Baum Festival: BAUM Fest, the International Tattoo Convention of Barcelona, returns to Barcelona with a very outstanding offer, bringing together more than 300 professionals from different parts of the planet willing to offer their art to anyone who decides to visit Fira Barcelona. Artists, extreme sports, dance, ASR bike and cars, food trucks and more. Today, tomorrow and Sunday from 12:00 at Fira Barcelona, metro plaza Espanya (L1 and L3).


Saturday, 05th October

  • Palo Alto Market: It’s the beginning of the month so its Palo Alto time again, sit in the garden, have some snacks, a beer, live music in the background, watch all the people pass by and you will have a great afternoon. Design, gourmet food, street market and live music all together in the beautiful garden of Palo Alto. Saturday and today from 11:00 tot 21:00, entrance €4,50 (Entrance fee at the box office €4). Carrer dels Pellaires, 30, metro Selva del Mar (L4).

Sunday, 06th October

  • El Gran Mercado de Gracia: Come with your family and friends to explore the Great Market of Barrio de Gracia, a space where you can find unique products, of handmade manufacture at super accessible prices: paintings, design objects, crafts. But also second hand stuff, to give a new opportunity to things/clothes looking for a new home and a new story. Also local crafts, because the best is made at home. Sunday from 12:00 to 20:00.

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