Events Calendar – Issue 20/2014

15th May 2014

By Margaret Sheard

2014

Andrew and Glen sing

For full list of event gigs throughout the year for Andrew Sings….. click here

2014 – TFR Summer Venue

TFR New

The Foreign Residents in the TRNC (TFR) have now moved to their summer venue at Sea Point in Lapta. Why not go along and find out about this Group at their get-together (Stammtisch) from 4pm every Friday and meet some of the existing members from 19 different countries.
16th May – FridayMusic Note The Snakebite Roadshow, headed by Barry Snakes,   will be launched at Almond Holiday Village… Doors open at 8.30pm. Music starts at 9pm… Tickets 15TL from Almond Holiday Village and Bestseller Bookstore, Alsancak.
16th May – FridayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be having an evening talk by John Hughes-Wilson “The Myths of World War I”. This will be at The Mountain View Hotel at 7.30pm.   Tickets are 30TL per person which includes a delicious buffet.Tickets available from Brenda and Jenny at Lambousa Market or by phoning Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483.
16th May – FridayKar new sml Concert at Bellapais Abbey in aid of KAR at 8pm… Pianists Demet Alkan and Fikri Toros and classical guitarist Ahmet Sonmezler and Soprano Ayse Guler Akin… Music by 16 different composers… Admission by programme for 35TL donation per person, available at KAR Office, Best Seller Bookshops, Cafe Dukkan, Kybele Restaurant or at the door on the night.
18th May – SundayMusic Note Soyz Bar, Catalkoy will be holding their summer opening with live music starting from 4pm. Mezes, Chicken and Meat Doner and fruit for 20TL per person.   Mystery Happy Hour for which you will need a raffle ticket.To book and pay deposit of 10TL by 12th May contact Hatice Tevfik Altugen on 0542 885 7723.
19th May – MondayNCCCT logo NCCCT Bingo at the Pine Bay Hotel, Alsancak     starting at 8pm. The rollover jackpot stands at 1,200TL, well worth trying to win.35TL for a book of bingo sheets and a mini Mars or Snickers Bar for winning lines or a house and of course there is the free raffle as well.   Snacks available for half time if ordered on arrival.Please come along to support Carole and Mike and have an enjoyable evening’s bingo.For further information contact Carole Lloyd on 0533 8600357
DVD for calendar21st May – Wednesday St Andrews Church DVD Sale – The DVD club run by John Dyer is closing down and the collection of Videos and DVDs are to be sold. So come and buy your personal copy of your favourite film or programme from 10am until Noon….The Shop will be open on Sunday mornings after service as usual until the summer break at the end of June. Wednesday Morning Coffee and Gift Shop will start again in the Autumn.
21st May – WednesdaySeaside Day out to Limassol and Paphos organised by Hatice Tevfik Altugan by coach from Soyz Bar, Catalkoy. Via Metehan Crossing, with coffee stop at the Festival Park…. 8am start…. 100TL per person, with deposit of 50TL before 14th May…. To Book contact Hatice on 0542 885 7723.
21st May – WednesdaySt Andrews v.small Community Lunch at The Hermitage starting at 12noon….   For further information or to book please contact Linda Smith on 0533 875 3056.
22nd May – ThursdayMusic Note Al Shaheen, Karakum have entertainment by Andrew Sings…..   Have a nice meal and entertainment.To book contact Imtiaz on 0533 842 2784
23rd May – FridayMusic Note Live music with Barry Snakes at The Fez, Catalkoy from 8pm…To book telephone 0533 867 1781.
23rd/24th/25th May… Friday/Saturday/SundayCarob beans Ozankoy Village will be holding the annual Carob Festival…. More details to follow soon.
24th May – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day at Girne State Hospital.
24th May – SaturdayRBL Royal British Legion, Kyrenia Branch have organised a cricket match which will be held at the 20 Temmuz Stadium in Girne, starting at 10am. The teams will be RBL, Pakistani 11, and 2 teams from the Cyprus Cricket Association in the south – the Moufflons and the Episkopi Lions. To see more about this event click here
24th May – Saturday and 25th May– SundayBelly Dance Kyrenia Belly Dancing Fusion Festival by Shifan Ozseza at GAU Dance Academy and GAU Spectrum Theatre. For further information and booking telephone 0533 885 5767 or 0533 886 7187 or you can email shifanmustafa@hotmail.com
24th May – SaturdayTwo Castles Run Two Castles and an Abbey Trail Ultra event from Kantara Castle to Bellapais. The run starts at 5am from Kantara covering 80kms with top trail runners from 17 different countries taking part.The team would welcome volunteers to provide support and have said the best places to watch the runners are Alevkaya, Buffavento and at the finish at Bellapais….For more information click here.
25th May – SundayKAV Cancer Research Foundation sml May Fair at the Wild Duck, Lapta, in aid of KAV. Starting at 1pm…. Lots of fun and entertainment for all. Entry is 5TL which will be donated to KAV….For further information contact Maria on 0533 839 5561
25th May – SundayLapta logo Lapta Tourism Festival – Rod & Line Fishing/Spear Fishing. Meeting time 05.30am at the Karsiyaka Cross Roads Coffee Shop. Entry fee 10TL per person.For further information please contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878.
25th May – SundayLapta logo Lapta Tourism Festival – Motorcycle Tour and Concert. Starting at 1pm at the Sempati Hotel in Lapta.For further information please contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878.
26th May – MondayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their monthly Quiz Night at the Mountain View Hotel, Karaoglanoglu.To book contact Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or Jenny on 0533 876 1483.
29th May – ThursdayKar new sml Alternative Quiz Night at The Fez, Catalkoy starting at 7.30pm in aid of KAR.Quiz and supper of Chicken & Chips – 25TL per person, proceeds to KAR.To book please contact Stuart on 0533 844 4932.
29th May – ThursdayMusic Note Al Shaheen, Karakum have entertainment by Jamie.   Have a nice meal and entertainment.To book contact Imtiaz on 0533 842 2784
30th May – FridayBlack Olive logo Black Olive Cafe, Alsancak will be having a Fun Quiz starting at 7pm. 15TL includes supper. Teams for food must be booked. Telephone Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com.
31st May – Saturday and 1st June – SundayWalnut Lefke Walnut Festival. Folk dancing, live music, guided tours of the town. There will also be a chance to purchase the famous Lefke walnuts and walnut products.
1st June – SundayTulips Rumba at the Tumba. A BBQ with 6 Mezes will be held at The Tumba Bar in Esentepe starting at 3pm. 30TL (10TL will be donated to Tulips). Live music and a disco.Meals must be booked by calling Şevki Nasipoğlu on 0533 852 0476 or Art Watson on 0533 861 4873.
6th to 15th JuneTRNC Flag 38. TRNC International Fair at Ataturk Culture Park, Nicosia. The fair will be open between 7pm and 11pm on Sundays and Thursdays and between 7pm and midnight on Fridays and Saturdays. There will also be many social and cultural activities during the fair.
7th June – SaturdayBlack Olive logo Black Olive Cafe – Glastonvicki. Tickets will be on sale soon. 25TL for adults with 10TL in advance. 12.50TL for children 12-17 years with 5TL in advance. Children under 12 come free. Balance of tickets to be paid on the day.For further information contact Vicki on 0533 835 5133 or email theblackolivecafe@gmail.com.
7th June – SaturdayKAV Cancer Research Foundation sml KAV Coffee Morning – Further details to follow later.
7th June – SaturdayLapta logo 7th Lapta Tourism Festival – Cooking competition – First Stage…For further information please contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878.
7th and 8th June – Saturday and SundayLapta logo 7th Lapta Tourism Festival – Beach Football at Lapta Incirli Plaj, Time – 09.00…For further information please contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878.
7th and 8th June – Saturday and SundayLapta logo 7th Lapta Tourism Festival – Chess Tournament – Lapida Hotel, Lapta. 3pm on the 7th June and 10am on the 8th June.  10TL…For further information please contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878.
7th and 14th June – SaturdayLapta logo 7th Lapta Tourism Festival – Cooking Competition at Hotel Sempati, Lapta. Time 11am.   10TL…For further information please contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878.
8th June – SundayLapta logo 7th Lapta Tourism Festival – Off Road Race – More details to follow….For further information please contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878.
9th June – MondayRBL RBL Quiz Night at 7pm – Deniz Kizi Hotel.
13th June – FridayLapta logo Lapta Tourism Festival – Cyprus Night at Tolga’s Restaurant, Karsiyaka, starting at 8pm…. To see more about this event click here.
14th and 15th June – Saturday and SundayLapta logo 7th Lapta Tourism Festival – Darts Tournament at the Manolya Hotel, Lapta. Time 7pm…   18TL….For further information please contact Berke Ertopaloglu on 0533 834 9878…or Cem Tayyareci on 0533 851 9224.
15th June – SundayRacing
A Day at the Races. Coach from Soyz Bar in Catalkoy at 2.30pm to travel to Metehan Crossing…   Lunch of 2 sausages & chips and 2 slices of bread @ 8TL being served at 1.30pm…   On return from the races, a buffet and local drink @ 25TL….Please book early by contacting Hatice on 0542 885 7723.
18th June – WednesdayChildren in need foundation Children in Need Foundation are holding a Supper Club event at the Colony Garden and have arranged for a return visit of the popular Emperors of Soul. Tickets £55 per head for 3-course meal and all drinks from 7pm to midnight.   Further details to follow but if you need any information contact Laurence Floyd on 0533 879 6892
28th June – SaturdayRBL RBL are arranging Armed Forces Music Night at The Courtyard Inn, Karakum. 7pm.
4th July – FridayRBL RBL will be holding their Mediterranean Supper at the Deniz Kizi Hotel, starting at 7.30pm.
12th July – SaturdayTulips Girne Amphitheatre. Bon Giovi concert supported by The Renegades and Snakebite.   Doors open 7pm, concert at 7.45pm.The event is in aid of The Blind Association and Help Those with Cancer Association (Tulips).Tickets 50TL. From Bestseller Bookshops Karakum and Alsancak, Almond Holiday Village, Wild Duck Karsiyaka, JK’s Lapta, Baroosh Alsancak, Glamour Fairy, Whiskey & Wine Alsancak, The Fez Catalkoy, DVD Shop Catalkoy, Cafe George Girne.For further information telephone 0533 880 7476.
14th July – MondayRBL RBL Quiz Night at 7pm – Deniz Kizi Hotel.
11th August – MondayRBL RBL Quiz Night at 7pm – Deniz Kizi Hotel.
6th September – SaturdayKAV Cancer Research Foundation sml KAV Coffee Morning – Further details to follow later.
8th September – MondayRBL RBL Quiz Night at 7pm – Deniz Kizi Hotel.
9th September – TuesdayRBL RBL Last Night of the Proms in the Park starting at 7pm at The Wild Duck in Lapta. Bring your own food and drinks.
27th September – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day at Girne State Hospital.
10th October – FridayRBL RBL will be having a Beetle Drive at The Olive Press Bowling Club in Lapta starting at 7.30pm.
11th October – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day at The Black Olive Cafe, Alsancak.
13th October – MondayRBL RBL Quiz Night at 7pm – Deniz Kizi Hotel.
1st November – SaturdayRBL Logo RBL Poppy Walk starting at 11am at JK’s Bar, Lapta.More details later.
7th November – FridayRBL Logo RBL Poppy Ball – 7pm at the Savoy Hotel, Girne.   Dress of WW1 period (optional) or Black Tie.More details to follow later.
9th November – SundayRBL Logo Remembrance Service at the Old British Cemetery, Girne. 12.30pm. Followed by lunch at The Ship Inn at 2pm.More details to follow later.
29th November – SaturdayBritish Residents BRS Blood Donor Day at Girne State Hospital.
8th December – MondayRBL RBL Quiz Night at 7pm – Deniz Kizi Hotel.
17th December – WednesdayRBL RBL Christmas Sing-along starting at 7pm at The Courtyard Inn, Karakum
17th December – WednesdayRBL RBL Christmas Sing-along starting at 7pm at The Olive Press Bowling Club, Lapta.
DecemberRBL The RBL Theatre Players will be putting on their popular pantomime.Dates and venue etc. to be confirmed later.