DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY
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|1||Sun||Sunday 1 February, 5.30pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, SW3 2JL Youkali-The Pursuit of Happiness A journey through a performance of beloved and nostalgic songs with Elena Hajiafxendi and Angeliki Petropetsioti. Tickets £15 (include a glass of wine). Further information and bookings on 020 7589 2371, 07808 777946 or at email@example.com|
|3||Tue||Tuesday 3 February to Thursday 26 February - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre Mostly Cyprus An exhibition of paintings by Janet Scott. Janet has painted every summer in Cyprus since 1980 with Cyprus College of Art. Private view Wednesday 4 February, 5.30-8.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.|
|6||Fri||Friday 6 February, 7.15pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre An International Poetry Event combining work from British author and poet Alan Brownjohn and Greek-Cypriot poet George Tardios. Alan Brownjohn is an established British poet and novelist and has worked extensively in Romania with the British Council. George Tardios has just completed his collection, Buttoned-up Shapes on characters from his mother's village in Morphou, Cyprus. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Hellenic Centre.|
|7||Sat||Saturday 7 February, - Ετήσια χοροεσπερίδα ΔΗΚΟ Αγγλίας. Penridge Suite. Θα παραστεί ο πρόεδρος του ΔΗΚΟ, Νικόλας Παπαδόπουλος και θα εμφανιστεί η τραγουδίστρια Κωνσταντίνα. Further information call 07956 245 706|
|12||Thu||Thursday 12 February, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre Tsiknopempti Celebration on Greek Carnival with food, music and Greek dancing organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Entrance by ticket. Further information and bookings on 020 8343 1353, 020 7229 4086, 07973 752881 or at email@example.com|
|14||Sat||Saturday 14 February, 7.30pm - Kensington Close Hotel, Wrights Lane, W8 5SP Annual Dinner & Dance to celebrate the Apokries and St Valentine’s Day organised by the Peloponnesian Association of Great Britain. Further information on 020 8840 5488 or at www.peloponnesians.co.uk firstname.lastname@example.org email@example.com|
|15||Sun||Sunday 15 February, 3pm to 5pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre Children’s Carnival Party Entertainment for children up to 10 years old. Tickets at £6 (for adults and children over 3) include one drink (juice, coffee, tea) and cake. Adults admitted only if accompanying children. Further information and bookings on 020 7487 5060. Organised by the Hellenic Centre and Lykion ton Hellinidon.|
|16||Mon||Monday 16 February, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre The Hospitallers (Knights of St John) in the Dodecanese: 1306-1522 An illustrated lecture by Michael Heslop, Royal Holloway, University of London accompanied by an exhibition of photographs of Medieval Rhodes as seen in the photographs of Giuseppe Gerola. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Hellenic Centre.|
|18||Wed||Wednesday 18 February, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre Mycenean Crete: Religion, State Authority and Royal Symbolism, New Evidence from Crete An illustrated lecture by Dr Athanasia Kanta, Honorary Director of Antiquities, Heraklion Prefecture. Further information and bookings at email@example.com www.gacuk.org Organised by the Greek Archaeological Committee UK.|
|19||Thu||Thursday 19 February, 7.45pm - Διαλέξη Ελεύθερου Πανεπιστημίου Ομογένειας Λονδίνου. Ομιλητής Χριστόφορος Πισσαρίδες, Καθηγητής στο ΄Τμήμα Οικονομικών Παν/μίου και Regius Professor LSE, Νομπελίστας Οικονομίας Οίκημα Αδελφότητας. "Monetary and Fiscal Policy in the Euro Zone¨". Britannia Road N22|
Saturday 21 February, 7.30pm—King’s College London,
Strand, WC2R 2LS Masquerade Ball organised by King's College London Greek
Alumni and Friends Group with variety shows, happenings, music, dance and
best costume awards. Tickets £35. Further information and bookings on 07787
546542 or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Saturday 21 February 2015 - Independent Greek School Manor Hill Annual Dinner and Dance, Royal National Hotel.
|23||Mon||Monday 23 February, 12.30pm to 3.30pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre Kathara Deftera Lunch A traditional vegetarian lunch to celebrate the beginning of Lent. Tickets £17, concessions £15. Further information and bookings on 020 7487 5060. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.|
|25||Wed||Wednesday 25 February, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre The Impact of Greek Culture: Tragedy and Food - New Research Insights Two short lectures by University of Exeter scholars which will draw on cutting-edge research to illuminate unrecognised aspects of the impact of Greek culture, both in the ancient world and beyond: Greek tragedy has long been seen as a major influence on Western literature and drama. Matthew Wright’s talk, In Search of Lost Tragedy, draws on his recent research on fragments of lost Greek tragedies to give a taste of the wealth of dramatic material from writers less well-known than Sophocles and Euripides. Erica Rowan’s lecture, entitled Greek Food in the Roman Kitchen?, uses new research techniques based on analysis of food remains to show how the Greek diet helped to shape Roman patterns of eating in antiquity. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com Organised by Exeter University and the Hellenic Centre.|
Friday 27 February, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
Recital with Trio Arundos The woodwind ensemble TRIO ARUNDOS in its first
visit to London. Three leading Yamaha artists from Greece (Konstantinos
Giovannis, oboe; Grammenos Halkias, clarinet; Ioannis Evaggelatos, bassoon),
all Principals in the City of Athens Symphony Orchestra, will present a
demanding programme of pieces that include Beethoven, Gordon Jacob, Milhaud,
Ibert and a piece written especially for them by the leading Greek composer
Theodore Antoniou. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835
or at firstname.lastname@example.org
Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
Friday 27 February, 7.30pm - Jacobs, 20 Gloucester Road, SW7 4RB Kantades Dinner & Dance Evening organised by the Ionian Society. Tickets £30 to include three course menu, live music and dance. Further information and bookings on 020 7589 2371, 07808 777946 or at email@example.com
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