May 31, 2023

Events Calendar – Issue 6

16th October 2012

2013    Golden Hearts Raffle in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips) This year’s Golden Hearts Raffle was launched on the 1st October 2012 and will be drawn  in the second week of January 2013. The top prize is worth over 1,000TL and the second prize over 900TL. Tickets are 5TL each and can be purchased from the following outlets:- lBest Sellers Book Store – Karakum and Alsancak Ozankoy Book Shop   St Andrews Church Hall, Girne c/o John Dyer Sandy & Yusuf – Chateau Lambousa Market on Saturday and The Lodge Market on a Sunday Steve the Book – Chateau Lambousa Market on Saturdays For more details click Golden Hearts Raffle
Every Monday and Wednesday “Friends Line Dancers – The Punjab, Lapta. Beginners  Level on Wednesdays.   Times  10:00 am – 12:00 noon For more information   Tel:   0533 8215185 / 0542 8820366
19th October – Friday 10.00 to 15.00   lAnd  l31 October – Friday l 10.00 to 15.00 The Bandabuliya Yelpaze Project A series of workshops for making traditional Cypriot hand-made fans from date palm leaves, with the techniques of knotting and weaving, will be held at the Bandabuliya in Lefkoşa.  Anyone interested will be able to participate free of charge.   Anyone who is interested in participating, in learning, helping, or simply observing, is welcome!  lUnder the guidance of Sidestreets, teachers and students from Atatürk Technical Lyceum will be leading workshops: at the Bandabuliya Square in Lefkoşa These events are funded by the European Union and supported by UNDP Partnership for the Future as part of the “Bandabuliya Cultural Activities” project series. lFor further information –  telephone:  0392 229 3070
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. l For more details click Talk by Major Brian Thomas MBE (Ret’d)
25th October – Thursday RBL – Talk at The Courtyard, Karakum commencing 11.30am for 12 noon start.   Available to members and their guests, 5TL for Members and 10TL Non-members – Lunch is not included, however the Courtyard’s full lunch or snack bar menu will be available (Members eligible for 10% discount on production of valid membership card). lChristina Smith, Vice Consul with the British High Commission (BHC), Cyprus will be talking about Consular Assistance. This is your opportunity to come and hear how the Consular Section of the BHC can help you. Christina will welcome any questions you may have about how the British High Commission can assist you in Cyprus.  Reservations required  by email: or telephone: 0533 8736876
26th October – Fridayl Tamla Motown lovers!!! This is to announce that DJ Mike and DJ Max are doing one of their great Tamla nights in aid of the 112 charity.  It will be held at the Sunset Beach club in Lapta and tickets are available NOW!!  Tickets cost 20 TL including supper, and can be obtained direct from Pam Schofield at Carpenters market at Karaoglanoglu on Friday mornings or you can ring Mike on 0533 830 5374 and Max on 0533 845 2610. Tickets are already selling fast so if you want a good night out with great music and good food, don’t delay, tell all your friends! For more details click Tamla Motown
27th October – Thursday Bellapais Abbey will host “A Halloween Happening” on the last day of Kurban Bayram to benefit the Lefkosa Cocuk Yuvasi-Children’s Shelter. Guests are asked to come in costume with a contest for the best ones beginning at 7pm and 50 prizes for all ages; Concert at 8 pm and free refreshments. Prizes range from dinners, spa visits, hotel stays, gas, and groceries. Music of the night will include Broadway, Disney, Pop and Ethnic-a,meze table of sound for everyone. Come and share in the fun.  lTickets at Chicago Hair Club, Deniz Plazas, Dome Hotel, Kybele Restaurant and Bellapais Abbey entrance. 25 tl general admission & 30 tl for stage seating. Supported by the Prime Minister’s office.
31st October – Wednesday The Olive Press – Halloween from 4.30pm . For more details click Halloween
3rd November – Saturday Bonfire and Firework Extravaganza at Chateau Lambousa in aid of Kyrenia Animal Rescue (KAR).  Games and stalls and fun for all. For further details click KAR Bonfire Night
5th November – Monday

Now cancelled

RBL – Supper and Talk – ‘Shadows of Empire’ by the cultural historian Dorothy Betts at 7.30pm at the Deniz Kizi hotel in Alsancak.

5th November – Monday “The Weakest Link” to be held at Jasmine Court Hotel, proceeds in aid of SPOT.  Tickets are 50TL and include a 4-course meal and can be obtained from Lambousa Market on Saturdays or by telephoning – 0533 872 4160.  There will be raffle with some really good prizes and there are some well-known names already lined up to face “Anne Robinson” so don’t delay in booking a place as this has proved to be a very popular event in the past.
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.l 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 for members and 150TL for non-members.  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. Entertainment is being planned including an eight piece jazz combo band and also the sensational Simon Barter, along with a few surprises on the night.
10th November – Saturday  l Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch – Poppy Walk 11am starting and finishing at JK’s Bar.  This is a fun and sociable event designed for all ages and capabilities including wheelchair entries and will take the form of a flat and easy circular 5Km route, which includes part of the new coastal path thanks to the Lapta Belediyesi, followed by a second 5km circular around Lapta village. Fancy dress is optional but actively encouraged and JK’s are planning to have a bouncy castle plus live entertainment on the day.  Branch member Lord Maginnis of Drumglass has kindly agreed to launch the walk on the day. The cost to participate is 10tl (or 20tl on the day) and registration forms and sponsorship forms are available from the RBL stall at the Lambousa market, the Courtyard Inn in Karakum or online at:  Everyone is welcome to participate.
11th November – Sunday  l Remembrance Sunday service at the Old British Cemetery at 12.25pm The Rev. Richard Frost will be officiating, he has now been officially nominated as the Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Chaplain. The service will be followed by lunch at the Ship Inn, Karaoğlanoğlu at 30TL Bookings required through the Entertainment Secretary by emailing or telephone 0533 8736876
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.   The event starts at 7pm – black tie/cocktail or evening dress.  Tickets are 140TL (£50) and includes a 3-course set meal and local drinks plus imported key spirits. Tickets on sale from Supaclean, Girne and the DVD shop in Catalkoy from mid-October. To book a place for this fabulous evening contact – Laurence on  (tel: 0533 879 6892) or Mally on  (tel: 0533 853 9499)
18th November – Sunday  l 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.
19th November – Monday  ll CESV will be at Sinya Restaurant in Tatlisu where they will be starting first aid evenings from 7pm to 9pm.  All adults are welcome so why not go along and learn some life saving skills in a friendly informal group. If anyone is interested in joining the CESV team contact Steve Collard on 0548 845 5927 or go along to Tatlisu on the 19th November for a chat.
26th November – Monday Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch Annual General Meeting at 7.30pm at the Deniz Kizi Hotel, Alsancak
30th November – Friday Kyrenia Chamber Choir will be holding their annual Christmas Concert in the Crypt at Bellapais Abbey.  Further details to follow.




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