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The Xàbia Book Circle was founded in the late 1980s by an intrepid group of book lovers from different countries and backgrounds, who settled in the Marina Alta area of Spain's Costa Blanca and who wanted to share their love of reading with fellow bibliophiles.

Announcing the XBC short story competition.
More details coming soon

June 2022

Summer Supper

Tuesday 5 July

Before we all set off (or not) for our summer holidays, the Book Circle will be holding its annual Summer Supper. The event again takes place at Le Gourmand. As previously announced, the menu includes a choice of starters, main courses and desserts, along with an apéro and a half-bottle of wine per person; the price is 30€ for members (subsidised by the Book Circle) and 35€ for non-members. The evening begins at 19h30 for 20h.

Click here to download booking details and menu choices.

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Summer Outing

Book Circle members enjoyed an informative and entertaining Summer Outing on 7 June to the gladiators exhibition at Alicante’s archaeological museum. 

Click here for a full review.

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As many of you will already have heard, our much-loved member Dodie Hodgkinson died in Denia on Saturday 25 June following a brief illness.


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