St George Charity launches the 2015 Children’s Gift Appeal

The Duquesa Charitable Society of St. George has launched its 2015 Children’s Gift Appeal to provide gifts for local underprivileged children this festive season.

The St George charity is looking for donations of cash and/or small gifts (preferably new), which we will then use to put together gift bags for underprivileged children aged from babies to 16 years of age as identified by the local Social Services Departments in Manilva and Casares, and the Emaus Social Kitchen in Estepona. Last year the charity provided gift bags for around 450 children.

Gifts can be dropped off at Fathoms Bar, The St George Charity Shop in Calle Duquesa de Arcos (opposite O’Callaghans), and The Bookshop in Sabinillas. In Gibraltar they can be left at The Quest Group, Grand Ocean Plaza, Gibraltar.

Or you can pay 10 euros for an individual ‘gift bag’ which will be presented to an underprivileged child on Three Kings in January, and know that your generosity has brought a smile to a child’s face this festive season.

Cash donations can be made at any of the drop off points listed above, and should be placed in a sealed envelope and marked with your name and email address so that we can send you a confirmation of receipt, or they can be paid directly into the charity’s bank account in La Caixa Bank
Name of Account Holder: Duquesa Charitable Society of St George
Account Number: 2100 2671 77 0210252624.

Donate Online

Alternatively you can make your donation online to our PayPal account HERE.

Please remember to state the reason for the payment when paying cash in: “Christmas Gift Appeal”.

St George Charity Christmas Gift Appeal

IV End of Summer Bash raises over 1,600€ for St George Charity

End of Summer Bash

The IV End of Summer Bash, in Sabinillas on Saturday 12 September, was a resounding success with hundreds of people turning out to enjoy over eleven hours of live music from some of the Coast’s best music acts.

Held each year around this time, the End of Summer Bash provides a fitting end to the summer season, whilst at the same time raising funds for the Duquesa Charitable Society of St George.

This year the event raised a total of 1,616.64€ which will go towards the charity’s Christmas Gift Campaign.

The event was organised by Fathoms Bar, Manilva Foreign Residents Department, and the Duquesa Charitable Society of St George.

For more pictures from the event see Manilva Life Facebook Page

IV End of Summer Bash in aid of St George Charity

End of Summer Bash

The fourth annual End of Summer will be held on Saturday 12 September opposite Fathoms Bar and Hotel Recio.

Organised by the Duquesa Charitable Society of St George and Fathoms Bar in collaboration with Manilva’s Foreign Residents Department there will be a packed programme of activities and entertainment from 1 pm till midnight.

Some of the best musical acts on the coast will be performing, free of charge, including: Charley & Phil Evans, Peter Charles, Gary Pest, Mandy L & Ger, Dani & Brian, The Educators, Sabi Allstars Band, Rob Sas, ODAC, Gaz, Stelvis, plus various special guests, with the larger than life Biagra providing the finale.

There will also be craft stalls, face painting, bouncy castle, raffle, and a blind auction.

For more information, make a donation, book a stall, etc., contact Dean Shelton on 656 523 260 or Tony Gates on 760 531 685.

All proceeds from this event go to the Duquesa Charitable Society of St George.


Sabi Street Party 2015

This year’s Sabi Street Party will be held on Saturday 22 August and is raising funds for the Kunkajang Nursery School, Knombo North, The Gambia on behalf of The Nyland Charitable Foundation with the support of the Duquesa Charitable Society of St George and the Manilva Foreign Residents Department.

Starting at 6 pm in the Plaza Los Naranjos, Punta Almina, Sabinillas, there will be a packed programme of live entertainment including a performance from members of the local handicapped charity Luisana.

There will be craft stalls, raffle, bouncy castle, face painting, etc., and food and drinks will be available in the bars adjoining the square: Casa Juan, La Barca, Toni’s, O’Callaghans, Cathy’s Clown, and Graingers.

For more information, to donate, or to book a stall please contact on of the event organisers: David Harmston on 603 524 795 or Angela Welch on 693 731 478.

Sabinillas Street Party


St George Charity donates €700 to local handicapped association

St George Charity donation to Luisana

The Duquesa Charitable Society of St George is pleased to continue its support of local charities with a donation of €700 to Luisana, Manilva’s association for the physically and mentally handicapped.

The money is to pay for a trip on Saturday, 4 July, to Jimena’s ‘Little Africa’ animal reserve.

The presentation was made by St George Charity President and Councillor for Foreign Residents, Dean Tyler Shelton at the Luisana Centre in Sabinillas.

The Duquesa Charitable Society of St George wishes to thank all the generous donors and volunteers who make such donations possible.


Business Networking Event to Raise Funds for Charity

The Shaw Marketing Services’ Manilva networking group has announced that 100% of the proceeds from their 18th March event will be donated to The Duquesa Charitable Association of St George.

This monthly, bilingual networking event is usually just for women, but this special fundraising event will be open to all business people on the Western Costa del Sol to give entrepreneurs a friendly and open environment to build their network, find suppliers and make new contacts, whilst raising money for a great cause.

This group is led by marketing and networking expert Georgina Shaw from Shaw Marketing Services, who is passionate about creating a strong group to support the local business community and wants to use this platform to raise money for charity. “I strongly believe that all businesses should make a positive impact on their community and our March networking event will be a great way to support businesses whilst raising much needed funds. We hope as many people as possible will come and take part.”

Dean Tyler Shelton, President of The Duquesa Charitable Association of St George and Area Director at Manilva Town Hall will be attending the event to show his support. Dean commented “I’m thrilled to not only have been invited along to this event, that I personally believe to be optimal for the future positioning of Manilva as a business centre or place to do business on the Costa del Sol and wider Spain, but that they have also chosen our small local charity to be the receiver of the proceeds of the event.”

The networking event costs 5€ to include the networking activities and refreshments and all proceeds will be donated to The Duquesa Charitable Association of St George. The event is being held at CIVIMA (Manilva Wine Museum) from 18.30-20.00 and all business people are welcome.

St George networking meeting

To register please email or call on 952 903 154

Key Information

  • Fundraising networking event in aid of The Duquesa Charitable Association of St George
  • 18th March 2015
  • Time – 18.30-20.00
  • Location – CIVIMA (Manilva Wine Museum) –
  • How much? – 5€ to include networking and refreshments (donated to The Duquesa Charitable Association of St George)
  • RSVP –
  • Facebook – ShawMarketingServices
  • In association with – The Duquesa Charitable Association of St George, Manilva Town Hall & Costa Women
  • Media Partner – The Resident

Christmas Craft Fair in Sabinillas

The Duquesa Charitable Society of Saint George, in collaboration with Manilva’s Commerce Department, and The Resident newspaper have organised a Christmas Craft Fair for Sunday, 14 December, at the Villa Matilde, Sabinillas from 11 am to 6 pm.

This is an ideal opportunity to pick up some great original gifts for Christmas with over 25 stalls selling all sorts of handicrafts, Christmas gifts, jewellery, food and drink, including:

Amanda Partington – Unique handmade creative designs for gifts & home Interiors.
James Partington – Wood work.
Fozia Choudry – Indian food.
The Bookshop – Books,  general gifts and party stuff.
Lisa Millard Wallinder – Cakes, Pies, Savoury foods etc..,
Idoia Castro – Preserves and some gift items.
Shinarkle – Personalised Jewellery and Glass ware.
Zoe Hughes – Diamante and glittery things – mainly canvases – Christmassy bits, Wooden Signs for Decorations
Foamy Fingz – Handmade soft decorative dolls for all occasions.
Claudia Aldana – Home decoration.
Janis Leader – Decorative fabric & lace work.
Anna Cockell – Natural body products.
Chirine Ayoubi – Personalized jewellery.
Jelizaveta Pulk – Personalized Jewellery and Gems, also items of Crochet.
Hobbit and Beaky – Chutney’s, Jams & Preserves.
Ron & Eileen Campbell – Decorations, crochet items, fingerless gloves, fudge, biltong
Frances Rushton – Wind Chimes etc..,
Zuzana Goulding – Novelty hand crafted crayons. Non toxic. Ideal for gifts or party bags.
Eileen Dick – Cake stands, Vinyl record art and Face painting.
Helen Davis – Headbands and similar gear.
Marian O’Dwyer – Angel tarot card reading.
Sally Donas – Bespoke gemstone jewellery.
Raquel Jiménez – Natural cosmetics – Oriflame.
Sarah Martin – Homemade mince pies, mini Christmas cakes, jars of mince meat, Giant tissue decorative snowballs and stocking fillers.
Daiane Oliveira – Gifts, Interior Decoration, Candy Bars, Sweets, Fondants, Photo call, Balloons, Cards.

Both Father and Mother Christmas will be on hand to help you choose the right gifts and there will be a raffle with loads of great prizes.

Depending on the weather there will also be live entertainment as well as a bouncy castle for the kids.

Christmas Craft Fair

Magical Musical in the Castle

Magical Musicals

Live Music Spain presents the Magical Musicals at the Castle on Saturday 6 September, from 8 pm.

The Magical Musicals is a show for all lovers of Musical theatre, Starring Steve Shappelle, Juliet Williams and Gemm LLoyd, the three have gained great critical acclaim for their performances in the show.

It is the clever arrangements and sheer passion of the performance, as they not only sing superbly, but also portray the characters from each musical with breathtaking expression, bringing the audience to their feet cheering for more.

The show contains extracts from: Fiddler On The Roof, Evita, Lion King, Mary Poppins, Oklahoma, Guys And Dolls, The Sound Of Music  and of course a fitting finale from Les Miserables to name but a few.

This is going to be a night to remember in such a great setting. Bar available with proceeds going to the Duquesa Charitable Society of St George.

Tickets are just 20 euros each and are available from The Bookshop in Sabinillas call Jeff on 666 271 618 or on the door on the night.

St George’s End of Summer Bash 2014

End of Summer Bash

This year’s St George’s End of Summer Bash will be held in Calle Duquesa de Arcos in front of Fathoms Bar from 1 pm to 10.30 pm on Saturday 13 September.

Raising money for the Duquesa Charitable Society of Saint George there is a packed programme of music and activities with bouncy castle and face painting for the kids, along with market stalls and a line-up of local musicians including: Sabi Rock Band, Sam Oliver, Murcus Myers, Yaqui, Billy Robbins, Angelina, Dani and Brian, ParaSol Singers, Ian Grant and Rob Sas, Mandy L, Mick Shenton, Speedy, Stelvis, Biagra.

The will also be a grand charity raffle with fabulous prizes.

The event is hosted by Manilva Foreign Residents Department in collaboration with Duquesa Charitable Society of Saint George.

See HERE for images from last year’s event.

Mirror Mirror celebrate their I Anniversary with a weekend of fun

Mirror Mirror

Tonight, Thursday 24 July, is the Start of Mirror Mirror Lounge Bar’s Birthday Weekend and they will be kicking off festivities with our Big Birthday Quiz 150 € Jackpot Must Be Won.

After the quiz they will get the Jukebox going and you can get your dancing shoes warmed up for Big Gay Friday.

On Friday evening from 7 pm, Mirror Mirror Lounge Bar’s 1st Birthday Weekend in Duquesa Port will be celebrating by throwing its first ever ‘Big Gay Friday’ with all the camp classics!

And for their Big Birthday Bash on Saturday from 7 pm with a night of Burlesque. Celebrate with them this Friday and Saturday evening and don’t forget to Dress accordingly for both nights!

Mirror Mirror Lounge Bar in collaboration with The Duquesa Charitable Society of St. George is pleased to announce a weekend of celebrations in support of The Danii Charity. The Danii Charity provides assistance to children with cancer. Through the charity both the child and the parent are helped with Psychological support, financial aid with transport, medication, families where the parents have had to give up their jobs to look after their child, accommodation so families can stay close to the hospital and education for children while in hospital. They also help to buy much needed medical equipment and improve things for the patient and parents comfort at the Children’s Oncology Ward, Virgen Del Rocio Hospital in Sevilla. And last but not least they also help with much needed special trips for children and their families. Trips are organised for children suffering from serious illness and terminal illness.

You will have several opportunities over the two nights to donate or even collaborate with the charitable side of the event. Mirror Mirror will also be donating a percentage of the till over the two days.

For more information on either Charity please follow the links provided or

Danii Charity

Duquesa Charitable Society of Saint George