Category: Festivals

Festivals
Final few tickets for Gaye Su Akyol’s London concert at Kings Place

Tickets for Turkish indie music star Gaye Su Akyol’s upcoming concert at Kings Place are selling fast. Part of the week-long Songlines Encounters Festival international soundscape, the performance will be the singer-songwriter’s first UK concert after releasing her unforgettable new album Anadolu Ejderi (Anatolian Dragon) late last year. The Istanbul-based artist let rip on the […]

Columnists
Eid in the Square 2023 was amazing, but where were the Turks?

I attended the Mayor of London’s annual Eid in the Square celebration in Trafalgar Square last weekend. It was a joyous riot of colour and noise, and the delicious smells lingering around from the edge towards thousands of people watching the activities on the main stage. The moon was visible overhead in the clear blue […]

Community
London’s annual Turkish Cypriot Cultural Festival returns for 2023

After a three-year absence due to the coronavirus pandemic, the annual celebration of Turkish Cypriot culture is back this summer, taking place on Sunday, 02 July 2023. The festival organisers, the Council of Turkish Cypriot Associations UK (CTCA) are sticking with their North London venue again for this year: Enfield Playing Fields on Donkey Lane […]