January 28, 2023

Events Calendar – Issue 62

29th November 2013

By Margaret Sheard


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


From 9th November for 4 weeksCamera The Round Tower in Girne are extending the exhibition of photographs taken by Richard Chamberlain during his military service in Cyprus 1954/55.  This was a very popular exhibition when it was previously displayed so if you missed it now is the chance to see all these very interesting photographs.For further information contact Linda Smith of The Round Tower on 0533 875 3056.
29th November – FridayMusic Note The Almond Lounge in Alsancak will be having live music and prize draw every Friday and this week there will be an Unplugged and Plugged Evening with Barry Snakes from 9pm.    Prize draw tickets will be on sale.Entry to the Almond Lounge is free.For more information call 0392 821 2886
29th November – FridayATA Logo Anglo-Turkish Association have arranged a British Christmas Fayre event by Linda Smith with narration by Michael Raine.  This will be at the St. Andrew’s Church Hall  7pm for 7.30pm start.  Members 20TL and non-members 25TL which will include mulled wine and mince pie.Seating is limited so please book by 22nd November by calling Pearl on 0542 851 8377 or email atamail13@gmail.comThere will be an ATA rep at the Church Hall on 20th November between 10am and 12 noon to take payments.
30th November – SaturdaySt Andrews Church Centenary - Feature image St Andrew’s Church Centenary 1913-2013 – Service of Thanksgiving at 3pm.
30th November – SaturdayLambousa auction November 30th 2013 image Lambousa Auction starting at 1pm.  Lots of items.  Viewing from 10am on the day.
30th November – SaturdayMusic Note There will be live music from Dawn Buyukertas at the Bo Thai Restaurant in Catalkoy.
30th November – SaturdayMusic Note Andrew sings….. will be performing at the Sh-Boom Bar in Alsancak.   More details to follow soon.
30th November – SaturdayTulips logo english Tulips will have their stall at Lambousa Market with many lovely items for sale.   Time to start Christmas shopping!
December Information from The Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services :..Please note there will be no Afternoon Tea Talk or Quiz Night in the month of December….

Information from NCCCT.

Please note there will be no Bingo Night in the month of December.


1st December – SundayTFR New The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) will be holding their annual Christmas Dinner at 6pm at The Deniz Kizi Hotel in Alsancak.  60TL for members and 70TL for non-members.For further information visit the TFR weekly get-together at Capitano Restaurant on Fridays from 3pm or email horstgutowski1949@gmail.com
4th December – WednesdayTulips logo english Tulips will have their stall at Lemar, Catalkoy, with many lovely items for sale.   Time to start Christmas shopping!
5th December – ThursdayMusic Note 8.30pm at The Almond Lounge, Alsancak – All Star Agency Christmas Party and Showcase.  There will be 5 acts to help get you in the mood for Christmas.  Tickets 10TL from Bestseller Bookshop in Alsancak.
6th December – FridayMusic Note There will be a pre-Christmas party at Tervetuloa in Alsancak.  Excellent food in lovely surroundings.  Music with DJ Mike.  To book contact Afett on 0392 821 1220 or 0542 851 4140.
7th December – SaturdayMusic Note Andrew sings….. will be performing at the Sh-Boom Bar in Alsancak.   More details to follow soon.
7th December – SaturdayKar new sml Kyrenia Animal Rescue will be holding their Christmas Bazaar at Teachers Hotel in Girne starting at 11am.    If you can supply any cakes or savouries which can be sold, or preserves KAR will be very grateful.  Also perhaps you could contribute some ingredients for others to bake cakes.  If so please contact Gwen on 0533 868 9497.But nevertheless please go along and enjoy the bazaar, there will be many items to choose from to help with your Christmas shopping and you may well see Santa there as well.
7th December – SaturdayMusic Note There will be a Tamla Motown and Soul Special night at O’Live Bar in Alsancak with DJ Mike.  Food will not be available but come along, have a drink and dance the night away.  No pre-booking required.
7th and 8th December..Saturday and SundayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services The Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be opening their “Santa’s Grotto” at the Mountain View Hotel for the local schools and all children who would like to come along and visit Santa.   12.30pm to 6pm on both days.  Children pay 5TL to see Santa and receive a small gift.  This is going to be a superb grotto which will delight children of all ages.  There will be a photographer present to capture those magic moments.
8th December – SundayTulips logo english There will be a Darts Competition at Jessics Bar & Restaurant in Karsiyaka which has been organised by Maureen and John Swayne in memory of John’s nephew and this will be in aid of Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips).  The event will start at 1pm and the darts competition at 2pm.  There will be a raffle with more than 40 prizes and a BBQ will also be available with 5TL being donated to Tulips from each meal sold.
10th and 11th December..Tuesday and WednesdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services The Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their Christmas Sing-along at the Mountain View Hotel.  This is always a popular event so book early to avoid disappointment.   Tickets at 30TL per person, which will  include a plate of food,  are now available from Trevor Hughes at the Dagli Sigorta stand, Lambousa Market or at the Quiz Night.Alternatively, Contact Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483
13th December – FridayLapta Sports Club The Lapta Sports Club are holding a Dinner Dance at the Merit Crystal Cove in Alsancak starting at 8pm.  Tickets are available for a donation of 75TL per person and will include a meal and local drinks.  There will be live music and lots of surprises.Tickets are available by contacting Berke Ertopaloglu – 0533 834 9878.
14th December – SaturdayNCCCT logo NCCCT will be holding their Christmas Bazaar at The Pia Bella Hotel, Girne starting at around 11.00am.  Come along and see the many stalls and start Christmas shopping.  There will be plenty to choose from.
15th December – SundayBlack Olive logo The Black Olive Cafe/Studio will be holding a Christmas Extravaganza from 2.30pm.   Children 5TL for chocolate, juice and Santa.  There will be carol singing, a tap dancing show, children’s games and of course Father Christmas will be there.  Food will be available as well as mulled wine.  This is going to be a fun-packed afternoon.To book or for further information contact Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com
16th December – Monday..For the whole weekKar new sml The new KAR shop will be having another Winter Sparkles event where there will be lots of party wear available, including dresses, tops, trousers, jackets and much more.  If you still need something special to wear for the Festive Season why not go along and see what is on offer.The new shop is located just around the corner from the old one.
18th December – WednesdayDogankoy Church The group who look after the upkeep of Dogankoy Church have arranged a pre-Christmas lunch at 1pm at Al Shaheen Restaurant in Karakum.  This will be 35TL per person and consists of a 2-course meal followed by tea/coffee and a liqueur.
18th December – WednesdayRBL Royal British Legion Kyrenia Branch will be holding a Christmas Party at The Courtyard Inn, Karakum when there will be a Christmas carols/sing-along and a raffle.If anyone would like to donate prizes for the raffle, they will be gratefully received by RBL.
18th December – WednesdayRBL Royal British Legion Kyrenia Branch will be holding a Christmas Party at The Olive Press Bowling Club which will include a Christmas sing-along.Further details to follow.
20th December – FridayMusic Note DJ Mike will be at Bollywoods in Karakum.  It is Robby’s 50th birthday so should be a good party atmosphere.  To book a table call Hussain on 0533 848 2010.   Why not go along, have a meal and join the party.
20th December – FridayMusic Note The George Cafe in Girne will be holding a Christmas Party in conjunction with an event in aid of a local orphanage.  Andrew sings….. will be appearing and this popular duo will be sure to provide some great music.  More details to follow soon.
25th December – Wednesday

Christmas Day

Music Note


If you are still wondering what to do on Christmas Day, the Mountain View Hotel in Karaoglanoglu will be doing a full Christmas dinner and you can stay overnight if you wish.   There will be a lot of music from DJ Mike and a lovely festive atmosphere.  Bookings to be made direct with the hotel – Call Sue on 0533 848 5115.
26th December – ThursdayRBL Royal British Legion Kyrenia Branch are arranging  Boxing Day at the Races…Further details to follow.
31st December – Tuesday

New Year’s Eve

Music Note


See the New Year in at Rafters Restaurant in Ozankoy.  We will be treated to music from Andrew Sings….. so we are in for a fabulous evening with good food, good company and brilliant entertainment from Andrew and Glen.To book a table contact Abbas on 0533 849 7512 or 0392 815 2946
31st December – Tuesday

New Year’s Eve



Le Jardin in Catalkoy are offering a special all-inclusive menu and DJ Mike will be providing music leading up to bringing in the New Year…For details and booking please contact Khan on 0533 873 0310 or 0533 820 8657.


A Happy New Year to all


20th January 2014..Please note the venue is now Pine Bay Club Hotel, AlsancakNCCCT logo NCCCT Bingo at the  Pine Bay Club Hotel, Alsancak starting at 8pm.  The rollover jackpot stands at 900TL.  35TL for a book of bingo sheets and a chance of a mini Mars or Snickers Bar for winning lines or a house and of course there is the free raffle as well.   Snacks available if ordered on arrival and these will be served at half time.  As this is a new venue please come along to support Carole and Mike and have an enjoyable evening’s bingo.For further information contact Carole Lloyd on 0533 8600357
2014KAV Cancer Research Foundation sml KAV Events – further details later…….23rd February – Orchid Walk8th March – Coffee Morning7th June – Coffee Morning6th September – Coffee Morning

6th December – Coffee Morning

6th April – SundayTulips logo english Esentepe Fun, Run and Ramble 2014 will be taking place starting at the Magic Bar near Esentepe.There will be a 2km, 5km and 8km race with registration starting at 8.45am.  Sponsorship forms will be available from mid-January and can be pre-requested by emailing esentepefunrunandramble2014@outlook.comMore information to follow later.



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