Christmas events for Tulips

We are holding a Christmas stall at Chateau Lambusa on Saturday 29 November, where we will be selling lots of Christmassy goods.  Cards, toys, games, lights, Christmas clothing, etc, etc. loads of bargains to be had.  Don’t miss out….. Also: Who is brave enough to dip more than their toes into the sea on Christmas Day? Tulips is very fortunate to benefit from two Christmas Day Swims details as follows: East Side of Girne: At 10am on Shayna Beach (Catalkoy) there will be a sponsored swim for 3 charities ofRead More

‘We are overwhelmed’ – Tulips girls well and truly in the pink


At the end of the long Pink month of October, when numerous events took place , some organised by the Dynamic Golden Girls of Tulips and others organised by various bars, restaurants and more, all of whom wished to play their part in raising money and awareness for cancer, in particular for Tulips, the final total has now been announced. The ‘girls’ tell is how it is for them: By Sue Tilt and Carole King We have just finished collecting all the monies raised during Pink October and we haveRead More

Christmas Card Making Workshop

A Christmas Card Making Workshop will be taking place on Tuesday 25th November at Baroosh Bar in Alsancak from 11am to 4pm. All materials and equipment will be supplied however if you do own a cutting mat can we please ask that you bring it along with you. All volunteers are welcome, so even if you have never tried card making before then please join us as there will be experienced volunteers on hand to guide you. All Christmas cards made will be sold in aid of Tulips at theRead More

Darts Charity Event on the 9 November for Tulips/Girne Rehabilitation Centre

John & Maureen Swayne are organizing a Darts charity event on the 9th November at the Olive Bar, Alsancak in aid of the Girne Rehabilitation Centre & Help Those With Cancer Association (Tulips) with all proceeds split equally. They have successfully organized two such events during the last 18 months raising 8,550tl for Help Those With Cancer Association & hopefully with everyone’s help this will be another success. The event will consist of a Darts Competition with all entry fees going to the charities & also there will be anRead More

Rain or shine !! 31st October 11am


The pinkest of weekends is NOW – 24th, 25th and 26th October

All this month, the Golden Girls of Tulips, Carole King and Sue Tilt have been organising events to raise awareness and funds for The Help Those with Cancer charity as part of the global ‘Pink’ time as steps along the way to try to help cancer sufferers and to work towards the day when research will find an answer to eliminate this killer disease. Not only they have been organizing, but local restaurants, businesses and schools, banks, supermarkets and more have all been playing their part, and the story isRead More

Jessics adds more pink to Pink Month in a blushing success!

    One of the successful events for pink Month was held on Sunday 19th October at Jessics Bar in Lapta. Mus the owner provided the premises and gave 5tl for every meal sold, and put together some great prizes for a raffle, aided and abetted by Bill Hodgson and John Smith who worked extremely hard organising an auction and selling raffle tickets on the night. Karl Rugg added his talents as auctioneer encouraging people to part with their hard earned cash. The evening went with a swing largely helpedRead More

Walk tall, walk pink for Tulips

Friday 17th October is the day that The Karsiyaka Walkers and Talkers have organised two walks in aid of Tulips and are encouraging everyone to wear something pink (even if it’s just your socks!) and donate 5TL to Tulips for their Pink Month. Spokesperson for the group informs that both walks which commence at 9.30a.m. will be taken at a leisurely place. Although short notice the two walks are as follow, : Walk 1: This walk will start at the Muhtar’s Office in Karsiyaka. This monastery walk will take youRead More

Tulips Caring Coffee Face

The Golden Girls of Tulips – Carole King and Sue Tilt report that on Monday 6th October, another of their very special Cancer Coffee Mornings was held. These are for cancer patients and their friends and families. These events are held at the very warm and welcoming Food Lodge at Catalkoy, where  these two lovely ladies always go the extra mile to help and support all charity functions and on this particular morning they donated all the tea, coffee and cakes free, gratis and for nothing. This particular morning, whichRead More

Part of your Pink Diary

No escape for anyone – thinking and being pink is an October MUST. Due to the magnificent organizing abilities of the ‘Golden Girls of Tulips’ – Carole King and Sue Tilt, it will be almost impossible for anyone  in the Kyrenia Area, central, east and west, to escape PINKNESS.  They are making sure that not only does everyone know about the fact that it is Pink Month with the very special Pink Day on the 24th October to raise awareness of the scourge of cancer and to raise funds toRead More

Coffee Cup Conversations

The number of charities organising fund raising events – and the variety of activities organised by hard working committee members – is increasing day by day. There isn’t one week in the TRNC that passes by without a coffee morning or quiz night being held in a popular restaurant, bar or hotel. Many organisations have at least one major fund raising event a year; but one well established cancer charity has to operate in ‘top gear’ all year round. The Help Those With Cancer Association was founded twenty-one years agoRead More

Everyone has to be in the Pink for October – no dull ‘anythings’ allowed.

Straight from the mouths of the Golden Girls for Tulips, Carole King and Sue Tilt, is the telling of all about their plotting and scheming to make sure that just about eveyrone is ‘in the Pink’ for the Pink Month of October – to raise awareness of Tulips/Help those with Cancer, to raise funds to help cancer patients, and for everyone to have some fun while doing it. So here it is as told by Carole as spokeswoman for them both: “We have just about finalised our programme of eventsRead More

Now we can all ‘vidi’ what ‘Veni Vici’ are up to on Sunday 21st September.

A new challenge, a new idea, and a new way of ‘conquering’ and making a record for the establishment of ‘Veni Vici’ and making a record sum of money for Tulips / Help those with Cancer. Sue Tilt and Carole King, (the Golden Girls of Tulips) are fully supportive of the owners of Veni Vici Restaurant (Lapta), Richard and Nadine Muller, in their idea of ‘Pasta 1000′. The girls report that “Richard and Nadine have wanted for sometime to organise an event for a local charity and have decided thatRead More