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Calpe Clubs & Societies


Calpe Clubs & Societies

AFPO Calpe – Association of Foreign Property Owners
AFPO Calpe is a non-profit making organisation with the sole purpose of providing information & help to owners / expats in Calpe.
Contact Name: President Keith Wildman
Telephone: (0034) 965 830 106

Alcoholics Anonymous Calpe
Alcoholics Anonymous of Calpe (Group Esperanza de Calp)
Location: Town Centre
Address: Calle La Pinta 10
03710 Calpe
Rear of Café Flandes
Telephone: (0034) 648 169 045

AVL – Language Buddies
AVL (Asociacion Voluntariado Linguistico) are currently running a scheme with the assistance of the Ayuntamiento, where you can meet a Spanish speaker. This can be at a time and place to suit you both, to work on your language skills. You could also form small groups if you prefer.
Contact Name: Liz Evans and Tom Suddards
Email: calpeavl@hotmail.com

Calpe & Benissa Lions Club
The Calpe and Benissa Lions Club is part of an international Lions network of 1.3 million men and women in 202 countries and geographic areas who work together to answer the needs that challenge communities around the world.The Calpe and Benissa Lions Club (Club de Leones de Calpe y Benissa) was founded in 2007. From that time, the Club has developed fundraising projects and service activities in the Calpe and Benissa areas, while ensuring friendships are developed through various social events.

Even prior to the official Charter, the Calpe and Benissa Lions approached and were granted $10,000 to provide potable water and blankets from the LCIF to cope with those affected by the Gota Fria along the Costa Blanca. The many fundraising events include the UK Youth Brass Band and many other concerts, Quizzes, a Flamenco Night, Sponsored Swims, Christmas Fayre, Fashion Shows, Tea Parties at the Iris Gardens at Marnes, Punch and Judy Puppet Show and Jazz on the Beach.
Contact Name: Beverley Stewart
Telephone: (0034) 629 478 007

Calpe & District 41 Club
Information about the Calpe & District 41 Club, who meet once a month at Number 7 restaurant in Calpe. Our Members are mainly British, all of whom are past Round Tablers. We extend a warm welcome to any Tabler or 41’er visiting the area to attend our Monthly Meetings and Social Events. We hold regular monthly Meetings on the second Thursday of the month, except July and August, at 12:45 for 13:00, with our wives/partners meeting at the same time at a nearby restaurant. Social Events are normally held two weeks after the monthly Meeting.
Contact Name: Secretary Ian Ritchie
Telephone: (0034) 965 833 102

Calpe Gilbert & Sullivan Society (CAGSS)
CAGSS rehearse every Wednesday at the New Med Dance Studios, near the Hotel Esmerelda, from 1900-2030.
Location: Levante Beach
Address: New Med Dance Studios
Near the Esmerelda Hotel
Contact Name: Aileen Lightfoot or Andy Headford
Telephone: (0034) 696 514 613
Email: akheadfordlord@hotmail.co.uk

Calpe HELP
Calpe HELP is a voluntary organisation that provides help and care in medical emergencies.
Volunteer Interpreters are available at the Hospital between 11.00am -2.00pm.
Calpe HELP is a voluntary organisation, part of HELP of Denia and Marina Alta, which provides help and care in medical emergencies.
They also provide medical equipment, for short term loan, to assist people in their homes after suffering from an accident or recovering from surgery.
It also provides medical equipment for the Marina Alta Hospital in Denia.
The volunteers assist with taking people for hospital appointments and also provide practical assistance and advice with many other problems.
The HELP organisation has a Help Desk which is situated in the Main Entrance at Denia Hospital, to the left of the main information desk.
A HELP volunteer will assist with enquires in English from 11.00am – 2.00pm Monday-Friday (telephone96 642 9346).
Volunteer interpreters can be booked in advance using the same number, but please remember due to work load and waiting time for Consultants your appointment cannot be guaranteed.
Calpe HELP are always in need of volunteers and interpreters so if you feel you have something to offer the organisation please give Terry a ring on 616 237 135 or please visit our website www.helpofdenia.com
Contact Name: Terry O’Hara
Telephone: (0034) 616 237 135

Calpe U3A
Q: What is the purpose of the U3A?
A: To encourage and enable people no longer in full time employment to share their knowledge, skills, interests and experiences.
Q: Is it costly to join?
A: Members pay an annual subscription fee – this year 6 €, and a small contribution per session to the group leader if applicable, in order to cover the cost of refreshments, photocopying etc.

Calpe Winter Club (Bridge)
Calpe Winter Club meets to play bridge at Cafe Flanders every Tuesday and Thursday 13.45 / 14.00.
Location: Town Centre
Address: Cafe Flanders
Calle de la Pinta
03710 Calpe
Contact Name: David
Telephone: (0034) 965 832 116

Charity Shop Calpe
Local Charity Shop raising money for various local charities in Calpe. The shop opened in 2002 with the aim of donating to various charities in Calpe and to those that would benefit the people of Calpe.
Location: Town Centre
Address: Edif. Mar Azul. Locales 9 & 10.
Avda. Gabriel Miró.
03710 Calpe.
Opening Hours: 10:00 – 13:00 Monday to Friday
10:30 – 13:30 Saturday

Club de Bridge Calpe
The Club de Bridge Calpe meet in the New Med Dance on Avenida Rosa de Los Vientos, on Fridays & Sundays.
Club de Bridge Calpe, also known as the International Bridge Club, meets in the New Med Dance on Avenida Rosa de Los Vientos.
Club de Bridge Calpe is a friendly but competitive group in which several nationalities are represented, and visitors are very welcome.
Address: New Med Studio
Avenida Rosa de los Vientos
Contact Name: Fred Sleight (English, Français) – 965839237
Gerlinde Eder (English, Deutsch, Français, Español) – 965747241

Costa Blanca Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Club
The Costa Blanca Kayak & Stand up Paddle Surf Club organises regular events throughout the year.
Costa Blanca Kayak & Stand Up Paddle Surf Club is for those looking to meet like minded people, discover new places and enjoy paddling in a friendly, fun environment!
Location: Calpe / Moraira Road
Contact Name: Buster Smith
Telephone: (0034) 966 491 962
Mobile: (0034) 686 809 968
Email: info@coastmountainkayak.com

EKA European Kids Association
EKA helps young people to realise their potential, and are comitted to leading them to the path of succes that they aspire to.
Every child who has a desire to make a difference with their lives, however far out reached that desire may seem, deserves enough support to guide them on their way.
Telephone: +34 665 012 228
Mobile: +34 672 138 914
Email: info@europeankidsassociation.com

Footlights Theatre Group – Calpe
Calpe based Footlights Theatre Group is the largest Musical Theatre Group on the Costa Blanca, specializing in producing lavish stage musicals, performed in English. Footlights Theatre Group are a Calpe based musical theatre group, established for 12 years, performing full scale stage productions of popular West End and Broadway musicals. They are currently rehearsing a production of Rodgers and Hammerstein’s “SOUTH PACIFIC”, to be staged in Calpe, Alfaz del Pi and Torrevieja in November 2013.
Location: Town Centre
Address: Footlights Centre
(Behind the Diamante Beach Hotel)
Contact Name: Trevor Harder
Telephone: 96 587 0198
Mobile: 618 164 351
Email: secretary@footlightscalpe.com

MOFTAG Ladies Social & Fundraising Club
MOFTAG – Mighty Oaks from Tiny Acorns Grow – is an speaking ladies club based in Calpe. Moftag holds a general meeting on the second Wednesday of every month where we normally have a speaker. Our meetings are held at Cafe Royal (next to Quicksave) in Calpe at 3 pm and there is always time for a chat, a cup of tea, or a glass of wine!
Location: Town Centre
Contact Name: Jenny Godfrey
Telephone: (0034) 965 830 179

Paraiso Mar Bowls Club
Paraiso Mar Bowling Club is part of the Edificio Paraiso Mar complex, located on the Playa de Levante promenade.
Location: Levante Beach
Address: Edf. Paraiso Mar, Levante Beach, 03710, Calpe, Alicante
Contact Name: Barry Stephens
Telephone: (0034) 96 583 5166
Mobile: (0034) 34 699 105 463
Email: bsfairways@gmail.com

Probus Club of Calpe & District
PROBUS stands for ‘Professional Retired Businessmen’. The object of the Calpe PROBUS Club is to promote good fellowship amongst retired professional and business men. PROBUS of Calpe and District is a fellowship organisation for retired Professional and Businessmen. The Club was founded in 1995 on the initiative of the Members of the Swanage and Purbeck Rotary Club, and has been meeting its Members needs for fifteen years now.
Contact Name: Ian Ritchie
Telephone: (0034) 96 583 3102
Email: iancar2G@hotmail.com

Royal British Legion Calpe
The Royal British Legion Calpe meet every Friday at Bar Bolero, adjacent to Playa La Fossa in Calpe. The Royal British Legion safeguards the welfare, interests and memory of those who are serving or who have served in the Armed Forces and every year the nation expresses its unequivocal support for The Royal British Legion’s charity work through the Poppy Appeal. We meet every Friday at 12.00 noon, in the Bar Bolero, adjacent to Playa La Fossa in Calpe.
Location: Levante Beach
Address: Bar Bolero
Contact Name: Carl Gullis
Telephone: (0034) 966499282

The Not Necessarily Folk Club Calpe
The Not Necessarily Folk Club Calpe meet every 1st and 3rd Tuesday at 8.30pm. All nationalities welcome. The Not Necessarily Folk Club Calpe meet every 1st and 3rd Tuesday evening at 8.30pm. When there are 5 Tuesdays a third meeting is held. Singing starts at 8.30 pm so you are recommended to arrive before that time. The entrance is free but you are kindly asked to purchase a drink from the bar, there is no pressure to perform but are delighted if someone wants to and the Club loves people to come to just watch and listen.
Location: Town Centre
Address: New venue to be confirmed
Contact Name: Sheila Hopkins
Telephone: 966 498 719
Email: sherons.divein@gmail.com