Author: Boulent Mustafa

Festivals
Celebrate Turkish and Ottoman Muslim culture at Manchester’s new MACFEST

MACFEST is a ground-breaking new 10-day festival in Manchester celebrating the diversity and richness of Muslim heritage through art, literature, music and culture. It kicked off at the weekend, with the festival aiming to engage people of all ages and denominations, including school, college and university students and local communities. Some 50 events are taking […]

Comedy
Award-winning comedy comes to Enfield to raise money for the homeless

Rotarians the world over are business and professional people who give up their time to support charitable causes. Located in North London, the Southgate Rotary Club – part of Rotary International – remains popular with local British Turkish entrepreneurs. In recent years, the group has had three presidents of Turkish Cypriot origin: Ali Ibrahim, Tahsin […]

HP News
Barking Conservatives go ‘Turkish’ for their next fundraising dinner

  For years, the Conservatives have trailed Labour in securing the mass support of black and ethnic minority communities in the capital. A fundraising dinner in Barking, East London, on 25 October aims to challenge that perception, by presenting the multi-cultural face of the party. The Barking Conservative Association has picked Wood Oven Turkish restaurant […]

HP News
National Inclusion Week 2018 sees record numbers commit to improving ethnic minority representation in the workplace

Partnered by Sky, this year’s National Inclusion Week brought together business leaders from 750 organisations to discuss improving inclusion in the workplace – a record number of participants. The week-long event celebrated businesses leading the charge for better workplace representation of those from marginalised social groups. One of the week’s signature events was held at […]

Community
New September date for Clissold Park’s 2-day Anatolian Cultural Fête

The long-running Anatolian Cultural Fête is moving from its usual May date to the autumn for its twelfth outing, spreading out the concentration of Turkish-themed events in North London. Taking place at Clissold Park during the last weekend in September, this year’s Anatolian Cultural Fête will again offer a host of traditional Turkish cultural activities […]