Category: Community

Community
Father and daughter duo Sedat and Ezo Sarıcı to headline Açık Gazete North London fundraiser concert in November

Faruk Eskioğlu is one of the most respected writers and journalists from the UK’s Turkish speaking community. Originally from Turkiye, Eskioğlu set up online Turkish newspaper Açık Gazete in 2004 to give an independent voice to stories ignored by mainstream Turkish media. That voice is more important today than ever. As an ethical newspaper, Açık Gazete […]

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Our Turkish language and culture schools are in danger

The Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations (CTCA) held an important workshop on 23 October 2022 with our member schools. We all agreed that we are at a time of great danger for the future of our schools and the Turkish education of our children. Despite the heroic efforts of many volunteer staff and teachers, who […]

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Met’s Turkish police officers to hold ‘contact’ visits to reassure community after DJ Koray’s murder

Officers from the Metropolitan Police Service’s Turkish Police Association (TPA) are to hold two contact points in North and East London over the coming days to meet with members of the Turkish and Turkish-speaking communities. The first Community Contact Point will be at Shacklewell Lane Mosque in Dalston, Hackney, from 11am to 2pm on Saturday, […]

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November networking opportunity for British Turkish Cypriot professionals

The BTCP (British Turkish Cypriot Professionals) are back with their first function since the coronavirus pandemic, promising “another fun-packed evening, where you can meet like-minded professionals while enjoying a welcome drink on arrival and a fabulous 2-course meal.” The event returns to French eatery La Petite Auberge, which is located in Cockfosters at the most […]

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See Turkish musical comedy ‘Elmanın Öteki Yarısı’ at Edmonton’s Millfield Theatre

Turkish Cypriot thespian Osman Balıkçıoğlu has made it his life’s mission to spread Turkish Cypriot culture to the younger generations and others interested in the heritage of his ethnic homeland. The Lefkoşa-born, London-based veteran actor and playwright’s career spans over 60 years. During this time, he has taken to the stage, and appeared on television […]