Out & About - Coming Events In April
The 3rd Flowers and Garden Show takes place this weekend. Open Friday 15th 4-10pm, Saturday 16th from 3-10pm and Sunday 10am-10pm. It features plants, flowers, outside furniture, tools, grass and shades. 2250 5555. www.cyprusgardenexhibtion.com
The last audition day for ACT’s performance of the comedy CAESAR & CLEO is on Saturday 16th April 15.30 at St. Paul’s Cathedral. There are parts for males and females of all ages (no children under 16 yrs). The performance dates are 30th June, 1st & 2nd July. For further information, call Graham (99153344) or Catherine (99220116).
Top Dutch DJ, Ferry Corsten will be performing at The Pavillion (next to Jumbo in Nicosia) on Friday 15th April. Tickets on sale from 2232 2222/9931 0031 or www.cluboholic.com
Rusty Goblin is the first ever Gaming convention to take place in Cyprus. The games are about fantasy and strategy, played using minatures or cards and not with electronic wizardry. It’s on at the GC school of Careers this weekend April 16th-17th from 9am-8pm. There is a registration fee to compete. Call 9679 9507.
Fasouri Watermania Waterpark near Limassol opens on Saturday 16th April. For further details go to the website www.fasouri-watermania.com
An art exhibition to mark the 500th anniversary of the death of Katerina Kornaro, Queen of Cyprus ends on Sunday April 17th. It’s in Larnaca Medieval Castle. Open daily 9am-5pm.
Hayk Melikyan is giving a piano recital on Friday 15th April at 8.30pm at the Shoe Factory. Featuring works by Takemitsu, Berio and Stravinsky. Tickets are €22 from 7000 9304. Or www.pharostickets.org
Episkopi Station Spring Fair takes place on Saturday 16th April at St. John's School from 11am – 3.30pm. Lots of stalls, a food plaza, live music from the Island Blend Singers not to mention Cyprus Morris Dancers. Open to all.
Diana’s Animal Welfare is holding its Easter Bazaar at the Londa Hotel in Limassol on Sunday April 17th from 11am-7.30pm.
This year’s Mind, Body and Spirit exhibition is over the weekend of April 16th and 17th April at the Kanika Pantheon Hotel in Limassol. Entrance is €7 per day and includes all lectures and workshops. More details on the website www.cyprusspirit.com
Aphrodite Hills Resort Village Square hosts it’s annual and traditional Easter Market on Sunday April 24th. It’s a family day out with numerous stalls, traditional Easter food and drink, fun activities for children such as face painting and a bouncy castle, Easter egg hunt, donkey and pony rides, magic show… and even a visit from the Easter Bunny! The fun starts at 11am till 4pm.
There’s a walk taking place on Easter Monday, April 25th to the Ayios Modestos-Pyrga-Ayia Marina area. Near Stavrovouni. It’s an easy, circular route of 9km and should take 4 hours. You can either meet at Marangos Bakery by the Asty Hotel at 10am or at Ayia Varvara church at 10.30am, exit 11 on the Limassol h/w. For more call Gosia 9905 7348
Celebrate the Royal Wedding of Kate Middleton and Prince William at St Paul’s Anglican Cathedral on Saturday 30th April at 7.30pm. Tickets, which are already going fast, are €10 if you bring a dish, €15 for food. There will be entertainment and a champagne toast, plus there will be a screening of the nuptials on a big screen. Space is limited. For reservations call Agnete: 99 823785 or Sylvia 22 836405
The Cyprus Symphony Orchestra’s Young Artists’ Platform is on Saturday April 30th at the Pallas Theatre, Paphos Gate. Featuring music by Mozart, Beethoven and Saint-Saens. The concert is free and starts at 5pm. More details available from www.cyso.org.cy
On Saturday April 30th, Patricia and Howard Jordan are once again opening their garden in Mosfiloti from 1oam -1pm. Entry costs €5 plus there’ll be a chance to buy plants and refreshments all in aid of charity, for directions please call 2235 3177.
For a family fun day out head to the 14th Hot Dog Show is on Sunday May 1st at Paphos Harbour from 10am -6pm. There will be 15 Show Classes, Dog Displays, a BBQ, Refreshments plus a Tombola & Raffle, Bouncy Castle, Laser Tag and Skateboarding & Fitness Displays. For more details call Susan on 99 327 225.
Sunday 1st May, from 11am-4pm, Aphrodite Hills are holding their May Day Day Market, lots of stalls offering a range of goodies, including handmade items and homemade foods Entertainment for the children includes a mini Olympics. Plus competitions, a sponsored race and ramble and a song and dance show.
Grammy award winning Jazz singer, Dianne Reeves will be performing at the Rialto Theatre in Limassol on May 4th. Tickets are on sale from the website www. rialto.com.cy
Rock Gods Deep Purple will be in Cyprus in Concert on May 8th. It’s a 4 hour wheels of steel extravaganza with special guest, Greek Rock God Vasilis Papakonstantiou. Venue is the Eletheria Stadium in Nicosia Tickets are €40 (arena) €50 (seated) from www.moonlightshow.com or call 7777 2939.