Events Calendar – Issue 7

25th 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:-

Best 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 Saturday.

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 8820366laa
26th October – Friday 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 – Saturdayaa 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. Tickets 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.

For more details click Halloween Happening

28th October – Sunday To assist people living east of Girne to renew their membership, the Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Membership Secretary – Mary Hughes – will be at Soyz Bar market in Çatalköy between 9am and 12 noon.

Please come along and support this worthy charity.  The renewal cost for 2012/13 is £16 or the TL equivalent on the day. Direct Debit paying members should pay the additional branch membership fee of £3 if they have already paid their £13 to RBL HQ in London. New membership costs remain at £20 or the TL equivalent.

 

29th October – Monday Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their usual quiz at The Ravine in Alsancak starting at 7.30pm with a choice of Fish & Chips or Chicken Shish supper.  To book a place telephone 0533 876 1483
31st October – Wednesday The Olive Press – Halloween from 4.30pm . For more details click Halloween
31st  October – Wednesday laa

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!

Under 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.

For further information –  telephone:  0392 229 3070

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
4th November – Sunday

To assist people living east of Girne to renew their membership, the Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Membership Secretary – Mary Hughes – will be at Soyz Bar market in Çatalköy between 9am and 12 noon.

Please come along and support this worthy charity.  The renewal cost for 2012/13 is £16 or the TL equivalent on the day. Direct Debit paying members should pay the additional branch membership fee of £3 if they have already paid their £13 to RBL HQ in London. New membership costs remain at £20 or the TL equivalent.

 

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.

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.

 

7th November – Wednesday Concert featuring the Band of the Parachute Regiment in aid of the Army Benevolent Fund (ABF) to be held at the WO’s and Sergeants Mess at Dhekelia Garrison, South Cyprus.  Tickets 10 Euros.  To see article click ABF
9th November – Friday Kyrenia Animal Rescue (KAR) will be holding their annual “Winter Sparkles” fashion sale at St Andrew’s Church Hall from 11am.  Many bargains will be available for those Christmas and New Year parties.
10th November – Saturday llaa 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: http://www.rblkyrenia.com/events/event_poppywalk.html  Everyone is welcome to participate.

 

11th  November – Sunday 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 event@rblkyrenia.com or telephone 0533 8736876
14th November – Wednesday Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their Afternoon Tea Talk at the Mountain View Hotel, the speaker will be Major Brian Thomas talking about The Guard at Windsor Castle.  There will be the normal sandwiches and cakes, plus tea or coffee and the raffle and goodie bag to look forward to.  To book a place telephone 0533 876 1483
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 floydlaurence@googlemail.com  (tel: 0533 879 6892) or Mally on mallytorris@yahoo.co.uk  (tel: 0533 853 9499)

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.
19th November – Mondayllljjllaa

NCCCT

NCCCT Bingo at The Ravine in Alsancak starting at 8pm with the usual Mini Mars Bars for the lucky winners.  As the rollover jackpot was won at the last bingo night in October there will now be a new jackpot starting at 900TL so well worth going along to chance your luck.    
19th November – Mondayl 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.

In the Dining Room of the Deniz Kizi Hotel, Alsancak.  Registration starts at 7.30pm, Meeting at 8pm.  Members only who must have a valid membership card in order to attend and vote.

 

30th November – Friday Kyrenia Chamber Choir will be holding their annual Christmas Concert in the Crypt at Bellapais Abbey.  More details to follow later.
5th and 6th December Wednesday & Thursday Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their seasonal “sing-alongs” at the Mountain View Hotel starting at 7.30pm.   This is always a popular event so book early to avoid disappointment.