Category: Community

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Date for 2nd Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival in London is confirmed

  Last summer, the UK’s first major Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival took place and it was epic! Over 20,000 people attended the event at Chingford Rugby Club – a superb day out for all the family, with many people running into relatives and friends they had not seen for years. This year the organisers, the […]

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Community support needed for British Turkish Cypriot Association fundraiser

  Britain’s Turkish Cypriot community is invited to attend a special fundraising event to raise money for lobbying. The two-and-a-half hour event, which includes a keynote speaker and a buffet dinner, will take place at Empire Lounge in Walthamstow on the last Sunday of April. The voluntary-led British Turkish Cypriot Association (BTCA) has been at […]

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Presenters sought for new Turkish Cypriot community TV show

  If you’ve ever fancied yourself as a TV personality and live in London, here’s your chance to build your profile. The Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations in Britain (CTCA UK) – the national umbrella group for the UK’s 300,000 Turkish Cypriot community – is looking for new faces to present its new TV programme […]

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Public meeting to discuss poor state of Tottenham Park Cemetery

  For several years, community activists have been campaigning hard to improve conditions at a North London cemetery that has been the primary place of rest for British Turks since the 1960s. The serious state of disrepair of graves and pathways at the privately-owned Tottenham Park Cemetery in Edmonton, along with a general lack of maintenance […]

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North London: charity Zumba class for Syrian refugees in Turkey

  Many of us have felt concern at the terrible plight of Syrian refugees. Since war broke out in 2011, millions of people have been displaced from their homes, split in refugee camps across neighbouring countries in the region. An estimated 3 million have settled in Turkey and while they no longer have to worry […]