DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY

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June 2008
1 Sun  
2 Mon

Monday 2 June to Friday 27 June

Exhibition of Six Artists  Paintings by Valerie Conrich, Ros Crowley, Jane Furst, Eve Peters, Jose Sheldon, Stephen Starr.  Private view on Tuesday 3 June, 6-9pm.  Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours

Venue:  Friends Room, Hellenic Centre
3 Tue  
4 Wed  
5 Thu  
6 Fri

Friday 6 June, 7.00 - 8.00pm  and Saturday 7 June, 12 noon -1.00pm

Apology of Socrates A theatrical solo performance by the Emmy Award winner Yannis Simonidis (Yale College '65, Yale Drama '72), directed by Broadway and television veteran Loukas Skipitaris.  Oscar and Tony Award winner Theoni Vahliotis Aldredge is the costume designer, and percussive suport is provided by Caryn Heilman.  The English and Greek translations are by Yannis Simonidis and Loukas Skipitaris.  A delightful and humorous dramatisation of the famous philosopher's defence while on trial for his life in Athens, ancient Greece.  Performance on Friday in Greek and on Saturday in English.  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.  Supported by A G Leventis Foundation.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or press@helleniccentre.org

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
7 Sat

Saturday 7 June 6.30 -10.30pm

Crossroads:  Songs from Greece, Brazil, Agentina, Portugal, Italy and Cyprus  A musical voyage into the sounds of the songs of Greece, Portugal, Argentina, Italy, Cyprus and Brazil - the joyful tarantela, the passion of tango, the bittersweet nostalgia of fados, the genuine character of rebitiko, the relaxing and magical rhythm of bossa nova.  A colourful evening of melodies and songs that Vakia Stavrou has recently performed during her concerts in Paris theatres, where she lives and works.  Muscians:  Marios Takoushis (piano), Lefteris Moumtzis (double bass, guitar). Organised by the Hellenic Centre.  Tickets 7, 5 concessions (price includes a glass of wine).  Further information on 020 7487 5060.

Venue:  Bar, Hellenic Centre

Saturday 7 June 8.00pm

Annual Ball   organised by the Hellenic Medical Society.  Tickets 75.  Bookings and further information on 07949 127877

Venue: The Landmark Hotel, London
     
8 Sun

Sunday 8 June 10.00am

Trip to Eltham Palace organised by the Fundraising Committee of the Hellenic Centre.  Departure from the Hellenic Centre at 10.00am promptly; return at 4.00pm. Tickets 30; price includes return trip, entrance to the palace and guided tour.  Bookings and further information on 020 7487 5060.  Proceeds in aid of Kaleidoscopio, a Greek non-profit making organisation working for the rehabilitation of people with mental health problems and other disabilities
19 Mon  
10 Tue

Tuesday 10 June 6.45pm  

Book Club Meeting New members always welcome. Please contact 020 7487 5060 for further information

Venue:  Hellenic Centre
11 Wed  
12 Thu  
13 Fri  
14 Sat  
     
15 Sun

Sunday 15 June

Hellenic Centre and Lykion ton Hellinidon Dancers at the Marylebone Fayre   Enjoy an amazing dance performance by the Lykion ton Hellinidon dancers.  Greek snacks, drinks and iced coffee at the Hellenic Centre Bar from 1.00 - 4.00pm.  Further information on 020 7487 5060

Venue:  Hellenic Centre Bar
16 Mon  
17 Tue  
18 Wed

Wednesday 18 June 12 noon -2.00pm

Morning Coffee   organised by the Lykion ton Hellinidon for its members and friends.   Further information and bookings on 020 7224 1969

Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre

Wednesday 18 June 7.30- 9.00pm

Psyche and Soma  A concert of folk music from Pontos and Epirus performed by the award winning brothers Konstantinos and Matthaios Tsahourides.  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or press@helleniccentre.org

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
19 Thu  
20 Fri  
21 Sat  
     
22 Sun  
23 Mon

Monday 23 June 6.30pm

Katie Lentakis Award   organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League in memory of the late Katie Lentakis, former Vice Chairman of the League.  Open to the public but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9410 or info@anglohellenicleague.org before 18 June

Venue:  King's College London, The Strand, W1
24 Tue  
25 Wed

Wednesday 25 June 11.30am

Coffee Morning organised by the Women's Committee of the Cypriot Estia of London.  Further information and bookings on 020 8883 9864, 020 8883 6984 or 020 8444 7142

Venue: St Michael's Church Hall, Golders Green Road, London NW11
26 Thu  
27 Fri  
28 Sat  
     
29 Sun  
30 Mon  

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