Category: HP Wellbeing

HP Wellbeing
Talk: ‘Prisoner of the Infidels: The Life and Adventures of Osman Ağa in 17th Century Europe’

Historian and author Giancarlo Casale will be an online talk about Osman Agha of Timişoara, or Osman Ağa of Temeşvar as Turks would say. Hosted by the Anglo-Turkish Society (ATS), Professor Casale puts the spotlight on this fascinating Ottoman military officer from the seventeenth century. In 1688, in the tumultuous aftermath of the failed Ottoman […]

Film
Learn how to organise film events: training for young people in London

If you are a young person aged between 14 and 24 living in London and curious about film-related events, this is your chance to sign up for a series of free workshops. Film charity Balik Arts is offering young people an opportunity to learn about the different aspects of organising film events, from screenings to […]

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Public and healthcare professionals welcome to attend the UK-Türkiye Medical Tourism Fair in London

If you’ve ever considered having a health procedure in Türkiye, now is your chance to investigate by meeting the experts here in London. The “Trust London United Kingdom and Türkiye Medical Tourism Fair and Conference” is a one-day event bringing together around 30 healthcare organisations from Türkiye. These include doctors and healthcare professionals from hospitals, […]

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Help children with cancer heal with your Ramazan donations

LÖSEV, the Foundation for Children with Leukaemia, has launched its annual Ramazan campaign to raise vital funds for the organisation. The Ankara-based charity is appealing for Turks to make their annual fitre andzekât donations to them. The Ankara-based charity has been supporting leukaemia and cancer patients for 24 years, providing them with everything from medical […]

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Ramazan is a time for spiritual reflection and reawakening

The holiest month of the Islamic calendar is upon us, with Muslims around the world fasting for a month as part of their personal reflection and devotion to God. Fasting is one of the five pillars of Islam. For the next thirty days, all healthy Muslims will fast during daylight hours, refraining from eating or […]

HP People
Love doesn’t diminish with age, neither should human rights

Love transcends language, religion, race, gender, sexual orientation, disability and age. Many of us look at our parents and grandparents in awe as they celebrate decades together and care for each other, with the same love as their first days together. For better, for worse, in sickness and in health, they have suffered conflicts, war, […]

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London: Cyprus Islamic Association to run 1-day introductory course on Islam

Popular British Turkish Cypriot cleric Cyprus Islamic Association co-founder Hussain Hashim Hoca is running an introductory course on Islam at Shacklewell Lane Mosque, East London, later this month. Titled “An Invitation To Think”, the free one-day course is open to anyone who is “curious and eager to learn… irrespective of their faith, ethnicity or cultural […]

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Turkey turns orange in support of LÖSEV and children’s dreams for National Awareness Week for Children with Leukaemia

This week, the colour orange has become a beacon of hope for children suffering from leukaemia, with buildings in Turkey lighting up in orange and people wearing orange masks to raise awareness about the illness. The campaign, #lösemili1çocuğunhayali, is being run by LÖSEV, Turkey’s leading charity for children suffering from leukaemia, a cancer of the […]

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 […]