February 6, 2023

Events Calendar – Issue 17

4th January 2013

2013  –  Golden Heart Raffle in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips)KANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

This year’s Golden Heart 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 Heart Raffle


Go to the end of this Events Calendar for all of the regular weekly events which may be of interest to you.

1st December 2012   to 1st February 2013Garden competition  

If you want to enter your garden for the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival Garden Competition you will need to register between the dates shown.  The winner will be announced in June 2013.  For further details telephone Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878 or Eylem Zaimoğlu on 0533 862 9001 and to see the poster click here

1st January 2013ATA Logo

Anglo Turkish Association membership fees will remain at 25TL and are due from 1st January 2013.  Renewals can be made at St Andrew’s Church Hall on Wednesdays between 10am and 12 noon or at the new Bamboo Beach market (near the Merit Hotel) on Sundays and Wednesdays between 9am and 12 noon.   As markets are dependent upon the weather, for details contact Yasmin Underwood on 0533 848 5769.

8th January – Tuesday


The NCCCT will be holding their first coffee morning of 2013 at The Savoy Hotel, Girne.  As usual there will be stalls with items for sale so why not go along to this lovely venue to start the year off for NCCCT. 

11th January – FridayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml 

The grand draw for the Golden Heart Raffle in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips) will be held between 10am and 12 noon so be there for the announcement of the lucky winning tickets, there are some fabulous prizes and there is still time to purchase tickets from the outlets shown at the beginning of this calendar.  Carole & Sue will be there selling tea, coffee and cakes to raise even more for their very worthwhile cause.

12th January – SaturdayBlack Olive logo

Vicki will be holding a 50th birthday party for her husband Unal from 7pm at The Black Olive Cafe in Alsancak.  Everyone is welcome.

18th January – Friday

Keith Lloyd will be giving one of his very interesting and entertaining talks about “A History of Winemaking” at St Andrew’s Church Hall starting at 7pm.   Supper will be available and tickets are 20TL per person.  To book a place contact Wyn Smith on 0533 847 4104

18th January – FridayOlive Press Flat Green Bowling

The Olive Press will be holding a Tulips Charity Night for Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips). 7.30 for 8pm.   This will be a night of fun, laughter and brain teasing with a ‘Spot the intro ..’ quiz which will be divided into 5 categories.  The event is open to non-members as well as members.  There will also be a mini auction on the night.

Please pre-book on 0533 880 1196, as there will be a few snacks available and the Olive Press need to know how many to cater for.


21st January – Monday


The NCCCT Bingo Night resumes at The Ravine in Alsancak starting at 8pm.  The rollover jackpot stands at 1000TL so well worth trying for.   A book of 6 cards @ 35TL. Free raffle and the famous Mars bars for winners. For further information telephone Carole Lloyd on 0533 8600357

26th January 2013 SaturdayBlack Olive logo

The Black Olive Cafe will be holding a Crash Course Day of Tarot. 10am to 5pm.  Price 75TL including lunch and coffee.  The course will be to discover the basic ways of interpretation and will include much more.   For further information or to book a place call Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or Suzie on 0533 882 1475

Early FebruaryATA Logo

The Anglo Turkish Association will be holding their Annual General Meeting.  Date and venue to be confirmed. 

12th February – Tuesday


The NCCCT coffee morning will be held at The Rocks Hotel in Girne.  Another lovely venue for this event and a treat not to be missed.

20th April 2013 – SaturdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

This will be the 3rd Esentepe Fun Run and will be in memory of George Roper who died in 2012 and was the instigator of the original event to raise funds for Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips). Look out for more information in the New Year on this website.

Regular Events 

Every Monday and Wednesday “Friends Line Dancers – The Punjab, Lapta.Beginners  Level on Wednesdays.   Times  10:00 am – 12:00 noonFor more information   Tel:   0533 8215185 / 0542 8820366 
Every 1st and 3rd Monday in the monthCESV sml 

From 7pm to 9pm at Riviera Bungalows, Karaoglanoglu, CESV (Civil Emergency Service Volunteers)  will be holding First Aid Training classes open to adults (14+).  Refreshments will be available at 5TL  If you want to learn some life-saving skills or brush up on previous skills then go along and join in a friendly informal group. 

For further information call Steve Collard on 0548 845 5927


Every FridayTFR New

Between 3pm and 5pm  The Foreign Residents in the TRNC have a get-together at the Aeria Bar in Lapta.   All members are welcome and if you would like to become a member why not go along and meet the Committee members who will be pleased to answer any questions you may have.   You can also visit their new website at http://www.tfrnorthcyprus.wordpress.com


Every Wednesday

Commencing 9th January, the Mums and Toddlers Group will again be meeting at the Kyrenia Rehabilitation Centre (Cheshire Home) between 2.30pm and 4.30pm.   This is a nice way for all those Mums to meet up with other Mums and their Toddlers.  For further information call Naomi on 0392 816 0440 or Zoe on 0533 856 4966


Every Saturday

Lambousa Market from 10am to mid-day.  Lots of stalls with items such as clothing, bric-a-brac, books, DVDs and CDs, plants, home-made pies and cakes, and much more.


Every Sunday

Soyz Bar market from 10am to mid-day.   Lots of items to choose from and many stalls in aid of local charities.


Every Wednesday

St Andrew’s Church Hall have a sale of books and sale or hire of Videos and DVDs between 10am and 12 noon. 


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