Events Calendar – Issue 3

26th September 2012

From  10th September to 17th October Bellapais International North Cyprus Music Festival.  All concerts start at 8.30pm.  Tickets 30TL from Deniz Plaza, The Dome Hotel. Bellapais Gardens Hotel, Kybele Restaurant and the Abbey Box Office.
Every Wednesday “Friends Line Dancers – The Punjab, Lapta.Beginners  Level.   Times  10:00 am – 12:00 noonFor more information   Tel:   0533 8215185 / 0542 8820366 
29th September –  Saturday The Foreign Residents (TFR) will be holding their Annual General Meeting at 11.30am at the Almond Holiday Village, Alsancak. There will be a buffet lunch after the meeting – members 25TL, guests at the restaurant price. Reservations for the lunch must be made by 20th September by calling Heinz Nauroth on 0533 877 3076 or Horst Gutowski on 0533 845 0923
29th September – Saturday Olive Press Flat Green Bowling, Lapta.  “The 29th September is the eve of our World Cup Final so come and party in style with the wonderful Al August Jnr – starts at 8.30pm.  Free entry for all – hope to see you all on the night!!!!!!!!!!”
1st October – Monday The Royal British Legion (RBL) Kyrenia Branch is soon to celebrate its first anniversary To mark the occasion a ‘three in one’ event has been planned and will take place at the Deniz Kizi Hotel in Alsancak on Monday evening October 1st  commencing at 6pm.  To obtain pre-booked tickets – contact Pamela Padden on: 0533 873 6876 or by email at: events@rblkyrenia.com or collect from the RBL stall at the Lambousa market or at the door on the night. The dress for the event is smart casual.

  1. 6 pm – Reception –tickets can be collected for the 2012 Poppy Ball, and collect new membership cards and also renew annual RBL branch membership
  2. 7.30pm – Branch Meeting  (members only)
  3. 8.30 pm  Curry supper followed by a talk by ex ITN cameraman Gary Mullins – “Behind the Lens”  (open to members @ 20TL and non-members @ 25TL

Visit the branch website at: www.rblkyrenia.com  for further information on other events.

2nd – 7th October Tuesday to Saturday  Zeytinlik Olive Festival.  Always a good event to attend.
4th to 7th October Thursday to Sunday A retreat weekend at Bűyűkkonuk has been organised by Tarik Tekman for the practice of Qigong, Tai Chi and Meditation. For further details contact Tarik on 0533 8418000 or email tariktekman@gmail.com
6th October – Saturday Yaz Bitti Music Festival in association with the Black Olive Café and Alsancak Belediye in aid of Alsancak’s under-privileged children and sponsored by Bestseller Bookstores.  There will be live music acts from 3pm till late, festival stalls, food will be available and the bar will be open.  Tickets can be purchased from Bestseller Bookstore in Alsancak at 10TL per person (adults). Under 16’s free.
9th October – Tuesday

NCCCT

NCCCT Coffee Morning at the Mountain View Hotel 10.30am to mid-day. 
10th October – Wednesday Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services Afternoon Tea Talk at The Mountain View Hotel at 3pm. The speaker will be Ruth Partridge talking about the historic Arundel Castle.
12th October – Friday Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services – Auntie Plantie presents a 60’s gig at the Mountain View Hotel. 7.30pm -late.  Invitations at 50TL per person which includes supper and all local drinks from 8pm – 11pm.  Book at Lambousa Market or telephone Brenda on 0533 840 1834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483
14th October – Sunday Lapta Municipality is holding its first cycle tour commencing at 08.00 and meeting at Akcan Cycle Shop in Alsancak. Bicycles will be available for rent at 15TL from the cycle shop and entry for the cycle tour is free.  The minimum age for taking part is 10 years old.  For rental of a bicycle and/or to have a meal after the event, please book before 12th October.  After the cycle tour there will be a meal at the Sempati Hotel and this will be Chicken Kebab, Rice, Salad and chips and also a soft drink at 15TL per person.  For further information please contact :Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878 
25th October – Thursday Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch – Lunch at the Waterfront followed by a talk by the Deputy High Commissioner about “The work of the High Commission”
15th October – Monday

NCCCT

NCCCT Bingo night at the Ravine, Alsancak starting at 8pmThere is still a rollover jackpot of 1200 TL just waiting to be won. 
20th October – Saturday The Olive Press, in conjunction with the Royal British Legion, are proud to offer all members the opportunity to join us for a special night of entertainment. For more details click Talk by Major Brian Thomas MBE (Ret’d)
31st October – Wednesday   The Olive Press – Halloween from 4.30pm . For more details click Halloween 
6th  November –  Tuesday News received from RBL on 26th  September advising that the date of the Poppy Ball has now been changed to Tuesday 6th  November.  All other details remain the same.RBL Kyrenia Branch will be holding their Poppy Ball at the Cratos Premium Hotel in Catalkoy, starting at 7.30pm. This is open to members and guests. Tickets are 130TL per person and a deposit of 30TL will be required when booking which can be done at Lambousa Saturday Market.  There will be a coach from Karsiyaka on a first come first served basis. Discounted accommodation is offered by the Cratos and reservations should be made by contacting Jacqui Smith at the Cratos on 0533 8203105
10th November – Saturday (pm) Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch – Poppy Walk 5km or 10km walk in the Lapta area in aid of the Poppy Appeal
16th November – Friday Children in Need Foundation (CINF) Winter Ball at the Cratos Premium Hotel, Çatalkőy.  The Manhattans will be performing their fabulous tribute act.  Further details to be published later.
18th November – Sunday Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services are organizing a Treasure Hunt around Girne, starting with a meal at Café George in the Plaza area.  This should be a good fun day. More details to follow later.
26th November – Monday Royal British Legion, Kyrenia BranchAnnual General Meeting – venue and time to be advised later