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 October  2006
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Tuesday 3 - Saturday 28 October  

Land of Icarus  Exhibition of photographs by Edward Webb.  Private view on Tuesday 3 October, 6.00 - 9.00pm.  Contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours

Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre

 

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Wednesday 4 October 6.45pm-10.30pm

Book Club Meeting   Book to be discussed The Photograph by Penelope Lively.  New members welcome.

Venue: TBA, Hellenic Centre

 

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7 Sat

Radiomarathon Dinner & Dance .

Venue:Hilton Park Lane

For further details, please ring 020 7307 8401

Saturday 7 October  8.00p the Cretan Association of Great Britain.  Tickets 50.  Further information on 020 8445 4401 or stavrianakis@hotmail.com

Venue: London Marriott Regents Park, King Henry's Road, NW3

 

     
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Monday 9 October 7.00pm

Helen of Troy  Lecture by Bettany Hughes followed by reception.  Organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League.  Admission charge.  Further information and bookings on 020 7486 9410 (answer machine) or email anglohellenic.league@virgin.net

Venue: Society of Antiquaries, Piccadilly

 

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Friday 13 October - Thursday 16 November

Greek Embroidery, 17th - 19th Century from the collections of the Victoria & Albert Museum and the Benaki Museum, Athens   Exhibition organised by the Hellenic Centre with the support of the Angeliki Hatzimihali Foundation and Lykion ton Hellinidon London.  Sponsored by The A G Leventis Foundation, Stavros S Niarchos Foundation, The Hellenic Foundation, The Hellenic Foundation for Culture. Opening hours:  Monday to Friday 11.30am - 8.30pm and Saturdays 11.30am to 4.30pm.  Admission free.  For guided tours/school bookings, contact the Hellenic Centre offices on 020 7487 5060.

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

Friday 13 October  7.30pm

Greek Embroidery  Lecture in Greek by Tatiana Ioannou-Yiannara, exploring the illustrative wealth and technical diversity in Greek embroidery as well as the contribution of ethnographer Angeliki Hatzimihali in the study of the embroiderer's art in Greek tradition.  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196.

Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.

 

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Monday 16 October  6.45pm

Eleni's Olives by Yianna Amerikanou (19 min).  The Other Artemis by Kyriakos Tofarides (28 min).  Film screenings (in Greek with English subtitles) organised by the Ministry of Education and Culture, Cyprus in cooperation with the Cultural Office of the Cyprus High Commission.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196.

Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.

 

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18 Wed

Wednesday 18 October 12 noon

Coffee Morning organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon for its Members and Friends.  Information and bookings on 020 7224 1969 or 020 7486 9196.

Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.

 

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Friday 27 October   7.30pm

Annual Cheese and Wine Party for St Demetrius' Day, Patron Saint of Thessaloniki organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain.  By invitation only.  Further information on 020 8904 3374.

Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.

 

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