DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY
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March to Tuesday 24 April - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre
The Changing Face of Greece An exhibition of environmental portraits by Manes Pangalos, depicting people facing their daily lives. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.
Friday 20 April, 7.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
C N Hadjipateras Memorial Lecture delivered in Greek by Stelios Ramfos, philosopher and social thinker. The lecture, entitled Something Has to be Done, discusses the current crisis in Greece from a philosophical and historical perspective. Free entry. Further information and bookings on 07887 878719 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon.
Tuesday 24 April, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Why do the Aegean Islands Matter so Much? An illustrated talk by Nigel McGilchrist, looking at how and why the unusual and challenging geography of the Aegean Sea, its islands, islanders and coastal settlers were instrumental in laying the foundation of the Western genius in sculpture, scientific thinking, social organisation and commerce. Nigel McGilchrist is author of the Blue Guide to Greece: the Aegean Islands and of a twenty-volume series of books, McGilchrist’s Greek Islands, covering the history, art and topography of the Aegean. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
April & Friday 27 April - Shakespeare’s Globe, Bankside, London SE1
Pericles Shakespeare's play performed in Greek by the National Theatre of Greece. Performance times: Thursday 26 April at 2.30pm, Friday 27 April at 7.30pm. Tickets £5-£35. Further information and bookings on 020 7401 9919 or at www.shakespearesglobe.com
Friday 27 April, 7.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Marina Yannakoudakis, MEP gives a talk in English on her activities in the European Parliament and perspectives for the future. Attendance to be confirmed on 020 8445 8055 or at firstname.lastname@example.org by 23 April.
Monday 30 April, 7pm to 10pm - Hellenic Centre
Easter Celebration at the Hellenic Centre Bar Come and crack red eggs with us! Enjoy another Greek tradition and an evening of live Greek music. Tickets £10; price includes a plate of Greek meze and a glass of wine. Further information and bookings on 020 7487 5060. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
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