Category: Mind

Garden
TCCA and British Red Cross’s new Lavender Garden Project to teach local community how to grow herbs and vegetables

The Turkish Cypriot Cultural Association (TCCA) have joined forces with the British Red Cross to launch an innovative gardening project that will not only help participants learn new skills and make new friends, but also offer therapeutic benefits. T-VINE asked TCCA Co-ordinator Gülnur Salih how this project came about and how local people can get […]

Mind
If you love new Turkish TV drama Barbaros, check out this talk on ‘Piracy and Law in the Ottoman Mediterranean’

Turkish broadcaster TRT’s new epic period drama Barbaros: Sword of the Mediterranean (Barbaroslar: Akdeniz’in Kılıcı), about a sixteenth century corsair who went on to become admiral of the Ottoman fleet, has piqued major interest in corsairs of that era. It’s fitting, therefore, that the Anglo-Turkish Society’s next talk will be on ‘Piracy and law in […]

HP News
UK Turkish schools invited to join free webinar series about new ways of teaching during the pandemic

If you are teaching or managing a Turkish school in Britain, the National Resource Centre for Supplementary Education (NRCSE) is running a series of webinars to help community organisations involved in supplementary children’s education cope with the pandemic. The free 3-part webinar series entitled ‘London’s Out of School Settings Rise to the Challenge’ starts on […]

Film
Free online talk: ‘Turkish Remakesploitation: Yeşilçam-era remakes of Hollywood cinema’

During the 1970s and 80s, Turkish cinema regularly churned out low-budget versions of Hollywood box office smashes and American television hit series. Star Wars, Star Trek, The Exorcist, E.T., and Superman were among those to get an often unauthorised Turkish makeover. These B-movies, often referred to as “Turksploitation”, are not only endearing to Turks, but […]

Mind
Improve your Turkish this summer with Yunus Emre Institute’s online classes

Whether you want to expand your vocabulary for everyday conversations or improve your grammar, learning Turkish in Britain has never been easier. This summer, the Yunus Emre Institute London is running multiple intensive online language classes to suit all abilities, from beginners to those seeking more advanced language skills. Many of the classes form part […]

Dr. Sivri
Ask Dr Sivri – How can I stop my gambling problem?

Dear Dr Sivri, Ever since I can remember, I have had a problem with gambling. Over the years I have lost a lot of money, and it hasn’t been too big a problem because most of the time I have been single, and I have always managed to find money from somewhere or another. If […]

HP Wellbeing
Learn online with new ‘Intensive Turkish Course for Beginners’

If you’ve always wanted to learn Turkish, here’s your chance! The Yunus Emre Institute in London is now offering a series of arts, music and language classes online for a variety of levels. One of these is an Intensive Turkish Course for complete beginners, which starts on Thursday 23 April. Under the expert instruction of […]