Laroles Summer Festival

When? 1st week of August

Where? Laroles open-air theatre.

A venue located high up in the Alpujarra mountains, on the border of Granada/Almeria provinces

By Car:

  • 1 hour 15 mins from Granada
  • 1 hr 30 mins from Almeria
  • 2 hours from Malaga.

´Me Vuelves Lorca´ is more than just a festival.


  • ……the chance to enjoy quality theatre in a unique setting
  • … a return to the essence of theatre: experience theatre as the ancient Greeks did #breath-taking
  • … an unspoilt, little known corner of Spain waiting to be discovered
  • … part of a dynamic, award-winning social development project
  • … a taste of a traditional rural lifestyle
  • … set against the backdrop of the stunning Alpujarra mountains in the Sierra Nevada National Park

Mas información en Español > aquí 

Me Vuelves Lorca

This summer in Laroles the third edition of  ‘ME VUELVES LORCA’ theatre & music Festival takes place in the Alpujarras. With each edition the festival represents a new phase in the life of Un Teatro Entre Todos, an award-winning social development project. Aiming to revitalize a lesser known area  the Alpujarras in Granada through cultural events and sustainable tourism.

Laroles Theatre in Spain

A theatre in the mountains

It’s a dream that started in 2013 with the construction of a open-air theatre on the outskirts of the village. The work was carried out by members of the
local community, taking advantage of the traditional know-how in the area and using the same materials that have been used for centuries to make the agricultural terraces in the area.

The result is a beautiful, handcrafted amphitheatre in a stunning natural setting in an area that’s been hard hit by the recession. A commitment to sustainable tourism and culture set in motion by the local inhabitants.

British-born Anna Kemp is the driving force behind the project, and takes as her inspiration, the Minack Theatre in Cornwall, one of the most famous open-air theatres in the world, and the product of the commitment and determination ofanother woman, Rowena Cade (1893-1983).


Laroles Theatre Festival

The 2019 edition is a varied programme.

With music concerts, theatre, a swing dance weekend too.

Some activities are in Spanish and some are suitable for non Spanish speakers.

  • Fri 2nd Sat 3rd & Sunday 4th August – Ay Harlem Swing Workshops
  • Friday 2nd August – Carmen Paris in Concert – Spanish Fusion music with Jazz Flamenco and Andalusi rhythms.
  • Saturday 3rd August – Maestretta in Concert – Jazz band
  • Friday 9th August – Elisa & Marcela – Theatre

Laroles Hotel Alpujarra


Where to stay

A variety of accommodation is on offer in Laroles and the surrounding area

  • Real Laroles Hotel (photo above)
  • Mairena HotelLaroles
  • Laroles campsite
  • Country cortijos
  • Self-catering flats

More information about where to stay is available on the Festival Website.

Laroles Me Vuelves Lorca


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Laroles Theatre Festival ´Me Vuelves Lorca´ - Set in the Alpujarra Spain
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Laroles Theatre Festival ´Me Vuelves Lorca´ - Set in the Alpujarra Spain
Theatre & Music festival each summer in the Alpujarra village of Laroles. The programme each July + August has swing dancing, theatre andlive music. Granada