DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY

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 February 2008
1 Fri

Friday 1 February and Saturday 2 February 7.30pm

Greek Cypriot Traditional and Contemporary Music by Giorgos Kalogirou and Panayiotis Thomas and their orchestra.  Organised by the Cultural Department of the Cyprus High Commission.  Further information on 020 7493 6200 or cultural.office@btconnect.com

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
2 Sat  
     
3 Sun  
4 Mon  
5 Tue  
6 Wed  
7 Thu  
8 Fri  
9 Sat  
     
10 Sun  
11 Mon

Monday 11 February to Wednesday 27 February  

King Mino's Lilies Exhibition of works by Stelios Alexakis. Private view on Monday 11 February, 6-9.00pm.  Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours

Venue:  Friends Room, Hellenic Centre

Monday 11 February 6.30-10.30pm

Hellenic Centre Bar Late Opening    Enjoy live Greek music, a game of backgammon or chess, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices

Venue:  Bar, Hellenic Centre
12 Tue

Tuesday 12 February

Book Club Meeting Book to be discussed The Coroner's Lunch by Colin Cotteril.  New members welcome.  Further information on 020 7487 5060

Venue: Members Room, Hellenic Centre
13 Wed  
14 Thu

Thursday 14 February

Earl Jellicoe Memorial  A celebration of the life of the Anglo-Hellenic League's late Patron and Chairman, the Earl Jellicoe.  Tickets 40.  Further information and bookings on 020 7486 9410 or info@anglohellenicleague.org

Venue: Cholmondeley Room, House of Lords
15 Fri  
16 Sat  
     
17 Sun  
18 Mon

Monday 18 February 7.15pm  

The Byzantine Research Fund:  Encounter of British Arts and Crafts Architects in Byzantium: a lecture by Dr Robin Cormack and Exhibition of reproductions of architectural drawings and photographs of Byzantine Monuments in Greece.  Organised by the British School at Athens and the Hellenic Centre.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or press@helleniccentre.org.  The exhibition will be on display until Friday 22 February; please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
19 Tue  
20 Wed

Wednesday 20 February 7.00pm

Minoan Zakros: A Gem of Aegean Civilisation   A lecture in English by Dr Lefteris Platon, lecturer in Pre-Historic Archaeology, University of Athens.  Organised by the Greek Archaeological Committee UK.  Further information from Mrs Anne Lond on 020 7935 2020 or anne@faroship.com

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
21 Thu  
22 Fri

Friday 22 February 7.15pm

Archaeology and Art of Chios in Classical Antiquity   Lecture in Greek, by Dr Anna A Lemos, Associate Professor, University of Athens.  The lecture aims to present an understanding of the Archaeology and Art of Chios in Classical Antiquity (the first millennium BC) and to discuss the evidence available.  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or press@helleniccentre.org

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
23 Sat

Saturday 23 February 7.30pm

Independent Greek School of Manor Hill Dinner and Dance
Information Tel: 07803 504 037 or 07711 663 929

Venue: Hilton London Metropole, Edgware Road, London W2

Saturday 23 February 9.00pm - 1.30am

Carnival Disco Party for 18+ with DJ-Doc.  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.  Pre-booked tickets at 15.  No ticket sales at entrance.  Food and drinks available at reasonable prices.  Fancy dress optional.  Further information and bookings on 020 7487 5060

Venue: Great Hall , Hellenic Centre
     
24 Sun  
25 Mon  
26 Tue  
27 Wed

Wednesday 27 February 7.00pm

Oscar Wilde meets Greece: His Response and its consquences on the poetry of Cavafy and others The sixth Dr Costas N Hadjipateras Annual Memorial Lecture delivered by Anthony Hirst, Institute of Byzantine Studies, Queen's University, Belfast.  Organised by Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon.  Open to the public.  Further information on www.eteriaellinonepistimonon.org

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
28 Thu

Thursday 28 February 7.00pm

Tsiknopempti A social event organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon for its Members and Friends with music and dance.  Further information on 020 7224 1969

Venue: Great Hall , Hellenic Centre
29 Fri

Friday 29 February 7.15pm

Book Presentation The Cat of Portovechchio by Maria Strani-Potts and Corfu Blues by Jim Potts.  A literary event followed by Ionian Cantades. Organised by the Hellenic Centre and the Ionian Society.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or press@helleniccentre.org

Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre
     

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