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23 Jul

Events in August

Nits d’Estiu at CaixaForum – Wednesdays in August

‘Summer Nights at the CaixaForum’ is a cultural event that will take place every Wednesday evening throughout the month of August. There will be concerts, film screenings and exhibitions, as well as workshops and guided tours. Featuring events from artists from around the world, there will be a screening of ‘A Family Affair’, a feature film that won the Palme d’Or at Cannes Film Festival, and music from American group, Ranky Tanky, that interprets African-American musical traditions in a contemporary and innovative way. Admission ranges from free entry to 6€, so at such a low price, it’s a great way to immerse yourself in some culture, one evening this summer!

Visit their website for the full programme and practical information –

Gandules’19 – 6th-22nd August

Do you love outdoor cinemas, and you’re pining for more now that Sala Montjuïc is nearly over? Gandules’19 is an outdoor, summer cinema from CCCB, that will screen nine films around the theme of parallel universes and time travel. This selection of films has been put together as part of the ‘Quantum’ exhibition currently at CCCB. This is a free event that will be screening popular films such as Donnie Darko, and they are a great way to broaden your horizons with such a complex concept.

Location: CCCB, Pati de les Dones

Discover the full screenings schedule here –

Circuit Festival – 8th-18th August

Circuit Festival is the biggest international gay and lesbian cultural festival in Europe. The festival is about celebrating diversity, making friends from across the world, discovering good music and exploring Barcelona’s beaches and cultural highlights. For 11 days, the event will host parties, concerts and entertainment such as film screenings, along with live performances and DJ sets from international artists. For its 12th edition there will be 16 parties, including pool parties at the Water Park Day (one of the many events organised for the festival). So, whether you are part of this demographic, or just want to show your support, this is a great event to celebrate diversity and also get to know Barcelona, the so-called ‘gay capital’ of Europe!

Prices: Tickets for individual parties starting from 25€, all access pass (incl. access to all parties) from 360€

Access: There will be a Circuit bus from Plaça Catalunya to take you to the festival every day – Just a 2 minute walk from ACYH!

Head over to their website to get the full line-up of artists, as well as the schedule for parties and entertainment –