Category: Community

Community
Free South London transport for those attending TRNC Deputy Prime Minister Kudret Özersay’s Wood Green talk

  On Thursday 19 July, the TRNC Deputy Prime Minister Kudret Özersay will be giving a talk to the community about his Project for Overseas Turkish Cypriots (Yurtdışı Kıbrıslı Türkler Projesi). It follows the politician’s announcement in March of this year to make investing and resettling in North Cyprus easier for the Turkish Cypriot diaspora. […]

Community
Heat wave for 3rd West London Turkish Festival this weekend

  The West London Turkish Summer Festival will again bring people and communities closer together, while promoting the best of Turkish food, culture and music. There are over a half-dozen Turkish festivals in North London, so it’s a welcome change to see one over in West London, serving the growing community there and others who […]

Community
TCCA invites tenders for Turkish Cypriot café/restaurant in its North London building

  The Turkish Cypriot Community Association (TCCA) is looking for a new catering company to take over its restaurant space located within the TCCA building on Green Lanes, Harringay, in the heart of North London’s Turkish Cypriot community. Currently called Cyprus House, the well-established eatery seats fifty people and specialises in traditional Turkish Cypriot cuisine. […]

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Stoke Newington’s Aziziye Mosque named one of ‘Britain’s most beautiful mosques’

  A Turkish-owned mosque in North London has featured in a short video about ten of Britain’s most distinctive mosques. The 2-and-a-half minute sequence of photos has been compiled by anti-Islamophobia body MEND (Muslim Engagement and Development). It opens with images of Aziziye Mosque and its stunning Ottoman-inspired domes and décor. Other mosques in the […]

Community
Devrim Evin to star in Kafka adaptation Çıkış Yolu Yok / No Way Out at Millfield Theatre

  Day-Mer’s month-long festival of culture and arts continues with a special matinee performance of ‎Çıkış Yolu Yok (No Way Out), a Turkish adaptation of Franz Kafka’s century-old short story A Report for the Academy.  Created by Turkish actor Devrim Evin and Australian theatre director Malcolm Keith Kay, with music by Oktay Köseoğlu, this one-man […]

Books
Bi-communal Cypriot theatre and book launch in London to promote Friendship Week

  This weekend, the Union of Cypriots in the UK (EKA) and various Greek and Turkish Cypriot organisations, the Cypriot Artists Platform UK and Turkish Cypriot Association for Democracy are coming together to celebrate Friendship Week between Cypriots. The 3-day programme includes theatre performances at the Cypriot Community Centre in Wood Green, North London, followed […]