Events Calendar – Issue 31

11th April 2013

By Margaret Sheard

Note:

See our separate Regular Events Calendar for all of the regular weekly events which may be of interest to you.

13th April – SaturdayBritish Residents

The British Residents’ Society will be holding their Annual General Meeting at The Dome Hotel, Girne starting at 11am.  This will be followed by a Spring Lunch and tickets are available at the BRS stall Lambousa Market – Lapta. The Hut – Girne on Saturdays from 10am to 12 noon, and at Cafe George – Girne on Wednesdays from 10am to 12 noon.

13th April – Saturday  Introduction of a new book by Hayriye Ozyoldaş at The Legend of Troy Cafe in Lapta (Şehit Celal Hasan Caddesi No. 87).  Why not go along and see what it is all about.
14th April – SundayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

The Corner House, Ozanköy will be holding a festival from 1pm to 6pm in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips).  There will be stalls, bouncy castle, face painting and entertainment by local school children, a dance group from Lefkoșa and music by the Corner House Band.  There will also be a “scavenger hunt” around the village – 5TL (to Tulips) to participate and maps and clues will be provided.  The team back in the fastest time with the most questions answered will win a prize.  Sounds like a fun-packed afternoon.

For further information or to book a place in the scavenger hunt please contact 0542 852 5258

15th April – MondayNCCCT logo

NCCCT Bingo Night at The Ravine in Alsancak starting at 8pm  There is a rollover jackpot of 1,200TL.  A book of 6 cards @ 35TL. Free raffle and the famous Mars bars for the winners.  Pre-order a nice supper of Fish & Chips for 15TL when you arrive to be served at half-time.  A good evening’s entertainment.

This date is the anniversary of Rod Lloyd’s death and Carole has asked if people would support the event in Rod’s memory.

For further information telephone Carole Lloyd on 0533 860 0357

17th April – WednesdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services

Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their monthly Afternoon Tea Talk at the Mountain View Hotel at 3pm.  The speaker will be Peter Wills whose talk is called  “Name Dropper” and will be about celebrities he has met during his career.

To book a place or for further information call Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483

18th April – ThursdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

Lee Hickens has organised a Tribute to George Roper entitled “The Show Must Go On”.  This will be at the Haci Ali Hotel in Lapta starting at 7pm.  There will be music from the Gipsy Brothers and Lee himself, there will also be dancing, a Quick Quiz (5TL) and an auction.  This sounds like a good night and it is hoped to raise some funds for Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips) in George’s memory.

To see more about this event click here

19th April – Friday

An exhibition of paintings by Brian Self (former President and Honorary Member of TFR) under the name “The Colours of Invention”.  The opening of the exhibition will be at the Eaved House (Saçaklı Ev Műzesi) in Lefkoşa starting at 6.30pm and will also run for the following week (see 22nd April entry)

20th April – 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). The route will take the “old shore” road between the Carrington main office (co-located with Magic Bar) and the main junction to Esentepe.  The runs will be 2k starting at 10am (registration 08.30), 10k starting at 11am (registration 9am) and 5k starting at 12 noon (registration 9.30am).  The 2k and 5k will be on the shore route and the 10k will follow the same route but will have 40m on the main road.

See Esentepe Fun Run and Fun Day Latest Update by clicking here.

20th April – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at Lambousa Market, Lapta.   3 months must elapse between donations.
14th April – SundayKar new

Lapta Tourism Festival and KAR Dog Show.  This will be from 2pm to 5pm at Sunset Beach Club, Lapta.  Entry fee is 5TL and stalls are available at 30TL each.  All monies from the event will be donated to KAR.  For more details see article by clicking here.

For more information please contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878

21st April – Sunday Fishing rod

Rod & Line and Spear Fishing starting at 05.30, the meeting point will be Karșiyaka Cross Roads Coffee Shop.

For more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878

This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival.

21st April – SundayMotorcycle

Motorcycle Tour followed by a concert at Sempati Hotel starting at 1.30pm where the group will be Group Garage.

Meeting points for the tour are:

10.30am Kyrenia Bikers Club

11.30am Gonyeli Roundabout

1pm K.A.S.K. Beach (Karșiyaka)

The route will be Lapta, Kyrenia, Gonyeli, Yilmazkoy, Camblibel, Karsiyaka, Alsancak & Lapta

For more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878

This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival.

22nd April – Monday to 26th April – Friday

An exhibition of paintings by Brian Self (former President and Honorary Member of TFR) under the name “The Colours of Invention”.  The exhibition is at the Eaved House (Saçaklı Ev Műzesi) in Lefkoşa.   Opening times 8am to 3.30pm except Thursday which is 8am to 1pm and 2pm to 5.30pm.

24th April – WednesdayOlive Press Flat Green Bowling

The Olive Press will be celebrating their 1st birthday with a bowls competition from 9am until around 4pm and in the evening there will be a party starting at 8pm.  Tickets will firstly be available to members but after 22nd February any remaining tickets will be available to anyone who would like to attend. 

26th April – Friday

Justin Ash will be Live at Roots Bar (on Kucuk Erenkoy road, sea front between Jashan’s and Seabreeze Bar) from 8.30pm ’til late.  Put on your dancing shoes for a great night.

For further information call 0533 867 4864

27th April – SaturdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

The George Roper Fun Day.  This will be an afternoon and evening event at King’s Bar, Turtle Beach, Esentepe and will include a grand auction, 4 live bands, line dancing, raffle and a buffet at 10TL per person.   See Latest Update for the Fun Run and Fun Day by clicking here.

28th April – SundayBoot

Hiking Tour with guide.  Meeting points – Lapta Municipality at 8am and Sadrazamkoy at 8.30am.  The route will be around the Sadrazamkoy area.

For more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878

This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival.

29th April – MondayFootball

Football Tournament – Group Stages and Elimination.  The venue is Lapta Football Pitch, registration fee 150TL per team.  There will be prizes of 1000TL, 500TL and 250TL.  Closing date for registration is 26th April.

For more information contact Berke Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878 

This event is part of the 6th Lapta Tourism Festival.

29th April – MondayKar new

“A Night at the Dogs” Fun night with greyhound racing competition at The Meadows Restaurant (near Bellapais traffic lights – rear of Pia Bella Hotel). Starts at 7pm, tickets 30TL for a 2-course meal and entry to the competition.   The event is in aid of KAR and Doğankoy Church.   For more information or to reserve a place contact Mick on 0533 877 4537 or Paula on 0533 830 3256

14th May – Tuesday

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The NCCCT Coffee Morning to be held in May will be at The Dome Hotel, Girne.

Date and further details to follow soon.

1st May – WednKar Black Olive logoesday

The Black Olive Cafe/Studio will be holding a May Day Fair from 12 noon.  There will be fun, food, drinks, stalls and music.  KAR will be joining the event to raise some funds for their charity.

For more information contact Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com

3rd May – FridayOlive Press Flat Green BowlingRBL

The Olive Press will be holding a Spot the Intro night hosted by Max Pickup (Bayrak radio) starting at 8pm.  Teams of 2 people at 10TL per team and there will be fines of 1TL per team for those who are too clever or a bit clueless!  The event is in aid of the Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch.

4th May – Saturday ten-pin bowling

Lapta Tourism Festival – 10 pin Bowling Competition at King’s Bowling Leisure Centre, starting at 10am. 

For more information or to register for the event contact Berks Ertopaloğlu on 0533 834 9878

10th May – Friday Al Shaheen in Karakum will be having live music with the Gypsy Brothers.  If you fancy a nice meal with some good entertainment this will be a good place to go.  To book a table contact Imtiaz on 0533 842 2784
11th May – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at The Black Olive Cafe, Alsancak.   3 months must elapse between donations.
17th May – FridayBowlsOlive Press Flat Green Bowling

Lapta Tourism Festival will be holding a flat green bowls knockout competition at The Olive Press in Lapta.  Entry is free and it will be  10TL per person for those taking part.  Registration to be made by 10th May.

To book or for further information contact 0533 880 1196.   To see more about this event click here

24th May – FridayMusic NoteOlive Press Flat Green Bowling

Lapta Tourism Festival will be holding a Spot the Intro Music Quiz with 5 rounds of themed intro’s. at The Olive Press in Lapta 7.30pm for 8pm.   Entry is free and it will be 10TL per person for those taking part.  Booking is essential as places are limited.

To book or for further information contact 0533 880 1196.   To see more about this event click here 

24th May – FridayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services

Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be putting on a Motown night with their favourite DJ’s at the Mountain View Hotel.  More details to follow soon.

25th May – SaturdayBlack Olive logo

The Black Olive Cafe/Studio will be having a Curry and Cobra night with Barry Snakes playing in the garden, starting at 7.30pm.

If you want to eat it is best to book a table so please contact Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com

11th June Tuesday

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The NCCCT Coffee Morning to be held in June will be at The Lodge in Ҫatalköy.

Date and further details to follow soon.

1st June – SaturdayBritish Residents  BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at Girne State Hospital.   3 months must elapse between donations.
8th June – SaturdayKANSERLOGOTURKISH sml

The Foreign Nationals (Barry Snakes protégés) will be performing at Jasmine Court from 8.30pm to 11.30pm.  Entry will be 15TL per person and there will also be food available for those who want to eat.  The event will be in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips).  This should be a brilliant evening.

6th July – SaturdayChildren in need foundation

The Children in Need Foundation have arranged a brilliant 2-hour concert to be held at the Girne Amphitheatre featuring Legend, Bob Marley & The Wailers Tribute Band.   This is a definite must for those who will be in the TRNC in July.  For more information click here and look out for more details in future Events Calendars.

21st September – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at Lambousa Market, Lapta.  3 months must elapse between donations.
26th October – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at Girne State Hospital.3 months must elapse between donations.
2nd November – SaturdayRBL Logo The Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Poppy Ball.More details later.
9th November – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day.  10am to 1pm at The Black Olive Cafe, Alsancak.     3 months must elapse between donations.
9th November – SaturdayRBL Logo The Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch, Poppy Walk. More details later.
10th November – SundayRBL Logo Remembrance Sunday at the Old British Cemetery followed by lunch at The Ship Inn.   More details later.