Porto Belo Market – SATURDAY
Just like a pun about the Londoner Portobello Road Flea Market, this Porto Belo (literally “beautiful Porto”) has a whole lot of beauty from the city: within this vibrant neighbourhood (just check all the spots around Clérigos here on the website) the square is lovely with these tiled (“azulejo” in Portuguese) traditional houses now so well restored, a nice garden with the traditional red benches, cool music, and a lot of things to look at and to buy.
Well, it certainly isn’t as large as the Portobello, but the weather is so much better for sure! Even though the number of sellers isn’t that big here either, their offer is pretty varied and of good quality. You can find old vinyl LP records (mp3… what is that?); traditional Portuguese toys, both newly made and really old ones, mostly made of wood or tin; some Portuguese antiques; handicraft; handmade soaps; books and magazines; or organic and homemade food (cakes, desserts, jams, …) among others. Just pick one from each seller and you’ll have a lot of Porto to take home!
In this square you have Aduela Bar, closeby the Café Progresso, Padaria Ribeiro, the Café Luso (a traditional Porto café), and many other spots. Some 50 meters away from the garden/square you can see the amazing walls of the 18th century Carmo Church, totally covered in “azulejos”, with a baroque stone front.
Enjoy the great weather, the sun, and the music!
And at night you can join the inauguration of LETRARIA – Craft Beer Garden Porto, the new craft beer spot in town! Go to Alegria Street 101 to check more than 50 different types of beer, petiscos and an awesome garden.
From the mentor of the famous “Eurobattle”, Porto World Battle (PWB) arrives at Portugal in 2017. An event that brings together the best dancers from all over the world in one beautifull city. This is a brand new iniciative with a big cultural responsability and international visibility.
Ute Lemper – Casa da Música – Saturday,18 – 21:30h
When Ute Lemper gets on stage we know that torrents of sensuality will flow, sarcastic waves like arrows pointed to the hypocrisies of past and present, the anguish and enlightenment of those who live the poetry to which they lend their voice. After the memorable Last Tango in Berlin, in 2015, the German singer returns to Sala Suggia to present Songs From The Heart, the new show dedicated to original songs by Nick Cave and Tom Waits, among others. With an intense and varied career, Ute Lemper has been recognized by the critics, particularly for her interpretations of Berlin cabaret songs, works by Kurt Weill and Bertolt Brecht and la chanson française.
Free Pilates, Yoga and Taichi classes
Every Saturday morning from 9am to 12 a.m., in the Crystal Palace Gardens, next to the Acoustic Concha with free access for all the population. On days when there is bad weather, they move to the Rosa Mota Pavilion Gymnasium, also located inside the gardens.
– Pilates: 9am to 10am
– Yoga: 10am to 11am
– Tai chi: 11 a.m. to noon