Events Calendar – Issue 21/2014

22nd May 2014

By Margaret Sheard

2014

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

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 6th Ozankoy Pekmez Festival (Carob/Molasses Fest) in the village square. The Festival will start at 7pm on the 23rd with a concert at 9pm… 6.30pm on the 24th with a concert at 9pm… 6pm on 25th with a concert at 8pm…There will be lots to see and do so try and visit during the weekend to give the village support.
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…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.
24th May – Saturday and  27th May – Tuesday….  BRT2 A Cup of ConversationBRT logo A Cup Of Conversation will be going into the science lab. Can’s guests are Professor Nedime Serakıncı and Dr. Mahmut Çerkez Ergören from the Genetics and Cancer Diagnosis Research Centre at Near East University….They will be talking about their work and their link to Professor Sir Alec Jeffreys, who thirty years ago discovered DNA fingerprinting….The show will be on BRT2 TV at 5pm on Saturday 24th May and will be repeated at 2.30pm on Tuesday 27th May….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 email mike.bren@sunnycyprus.net
28th May – Wednesday and 1st June BRT logo– Sunday on BRT2 Vox Pop TV show This week Engin Dervisaga has a mixed bag of interviews on his Vox Pop TV show on Wednesday at 11.00am and Sunday at 10.30 am………….. To read more and view this show at the scheduled time please click here
apicot festival calandar image28th, 29th, 30th May and  1st June – Wednesday to  Sunday – Esentepe Apricote Festival The Esentepe Apricote Festivale will be held from Wednesday 28th May until Sunday 1st of June and full details of events and activities can be read by clicking here
29th May – Monday Kar 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 – Friday  Black 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.
30th May – Friday St Andrews v.small Harmony at the Hermitage. Ramallah concert on a big screen… Bring a picnic, arrive before 7pm to lay out your picnic and settle down for an evening of entertainment… To reserve a place call 0533 841 8308 or email granieannie@hotmail.com… Make a donation of 10TL to St Andrew’s Church.
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.
BRT logo31st May – Saturday Bayrak International  Roadshow in aid of Spot Come and meet the Bayrak International DJ’s and chat with members of the Friends of SPOT: The Society for the Protection of Turtles in Bariş Park, Girne  on Saturday 31st May from 2.00pm to 7.00pm……We believe that the children are our future, and so on the day there will be entertainment provided by the youngsters of the TRNC; including live music, modern dance shows and a kids theatre club performance……If you have a soft spot for SPOT then see you there!
31st May – SaturdaySt Andrews v.small There will be a monthly coffee morning at The Hermitage from 10am to 12 noon. Everyone welcome.
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.
2nd June – MondayTulips Coffee Morning in Alsancak at the Deli Cafe from 10.30am to 12.00 noon.  This event is being hosted by Jane Matter and Pam Kennedy the Tulips case workers and is for those people who are suffering with cancer and their partners to meet others with the same difficulties to sit and chat about their problems over a cup of Coffee. — Coffee or tea and cake is 7TL and is reduced from the normal price of 11TL. – -As they say a problem shared is a problem solved or halved
6th to 15th June 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 and 8th June…  Saturday and SundayLapta logo 7th Lapta Tourism Festival – Beach Football at Lapta Incirli Plaj, Time – 09.00For 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.   10TLFor 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.
8th June – SundaySt Andrews v.small St Andrew’s Church Pentecost Lunch at The Hermitage starting at 1pm. Bring lunch to share. For further information and to ensure there is a good spread please contact Sandy Oram on 0542 872 4291 for dish suggestions.
9th June – MondayRBL RBL Quiz Night at 7pm – Deniz Kizi Hotel.
10th June – TuesdayNCCCT logo NCCCT Coffee Morning will be at the Park Marine in Girne starting at 10.30am. This is a new venue and is situated off the crossroads before arriving at the New Harbour entrance. Turn right at the crossroads and the venue is on the left hand side of the road.
11th June – WednesdayFriends of the TRNC Emergency Services Friends of the TRNC Emergency Services will be holding their Afternoon Tea Talk at The Mountain View Hotel starting at 3pm…   The guest speaker will be Barbara Booth talking about her time in The Falklands… Always a popular event so please book by calling Brenda on 0533 840 7834 or email mike.bren@sunnycyprus.net
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.
16th June – MondayNCCCT logo  NCCCT Bingo at the Pine Bay Hotel, Alsancak     starting at 8pm. The rollover jackpot is now frozen at 1,200TL until it is won, well worth trying for.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.   Meals available if you prefer to eat before the bingo starts or 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
Kar new sml18th June – Wednesday  KAR will be holding their Annual Summer Lunch on Wednesday 18th June at 1.00pm at the Veranda Restaurant…..there will be a superb buffet lunch and great raffle prizes….Vouchers are 40tl and will be available from Wednesday 28th May……You can purchase them at the Lambousa Saturday Stall, or our office in Karakum, please call 0533 869 4098 to reserve your voucher.
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.
27th Nov – Thursday…1st Dec – Monday…2nd Dec –Tuesday ….. Morning performancesRBL  RBL Theatre Players – Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves… A Family Pantomime Adventure at Girne Cultural Centre…   The morning performances will be curtain up at 10.30am…   All seats 20TL.To reserve telephone Andrew on 0533 883 0445 or email pantomime.rbl@gmail.com. Or visit the RBL stall at Lambousa Market.
28th Nov – Friday…29th Nov – Saturday…4th Dec –Thursday…5th Dec – Friday…6th Dec – Saturday…Evening performancesRBL RBL Theatre Players – Ali Baba and the Forty Thieves… A Family Pantomime Adventure at Girne Cultural Centre…   The evening performances will be curtain up at 7.30pm….. 28th/29th Nov and 4th/5th Dec seats will be adults 30TL, children 20TL and for the 6th Dec. all seats are 35TL.To reserve telephone Andrew on 0533 883 0445 or email pantomime.rbl@gmail.com. Or visit the RBL stall at Lambousa Market.
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.