Heidi Trautmann

Oct 6 - Medieval Cyprus Fellowship (MCF) 1st lecture at BRS Social Club

The Medieval Cyprus Fellowship (MCF) is launching its winter program 2010/11, in cooperation with the British Residents' Society (BRS), with historical lectures East of Girne (Altinkaya Holiday Resort) and West of Girne (Chateau Lambousa). For last minute information please check this website (shortened URL): http://is.gd/eSYoM .

The first lecture will be East of Girne (on request of expats who find Lapta to far to travel).

MCF-founder Hans Doeleman will give a richly illustrated (pictures and maps) introduction to the start of the Crusades movement and the important part that Cyprus played during the Third Crusade and later. The title of this rewritten and extended lecture is "The conquest of Cyprus by King Richard I, The Lionheart". (Reason for and start of the Third Crusade 1189-1192, - Richard's conquest of Cyprus in 1191, a "Blitz Krieg" of only four weeks..!). (3x circa 20 minutes).

After the lecture there will be time for questions from the audience.

- Venue: Altinkaya Holiday Resort, "Bellapais Road", Ozanköy.
- Date: Wednesday, Oc tober 6, 2010. Time: 8 pm.

- Entrance (option 1): 10 TL, doors open 7.30 pm; bookings via email to mcf.trnc@gmail.com have priority.

- Entrance (option 2, dinner/lecture: bookings ONLY!): 6.30 pm: Dinner (mezze, chicken with mushroom sauce, fruit/desert. Drinks excluded, but with special BRS prices). Price: 40 TL, including 10 TL entrance to the lecture.

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