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Manor Hill Greek School Dinner & Dance. Venue: Royal National Hotel
Wednesday 6 March to Sunday 24 March – Riverside Studios,
Crisp Road, London W6 9RL|
Lysistrata A hilarious, naughty musical adaptation of Aristophanes' comedy by Theatre Lab Company (www.theatrelab.co.uk) set against the backdrop of the European crisis
with live music by Daemonia Nymphe. Start time 7.45pm; duration 90min; tickets £16,
£13 concessions. Further information and bookings on 020 8237 1111 or at
Friday 8 March to Thursday 28 March – Friends Room,
Hellenic Centre |
Walking in Exarchia A photographic project by Katerina Botsari,
demonstrating the interaction of outdoor space and paint. Private view on
Thursday 7 March, 6.30-8.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060.
Supported by the Hellenic Centre. Thursday 7 March, 7.30pm
Tsiknopempti organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information on 020 8343 1353.
Saturday 9 March, 7pm to 11pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
Carnival Greek Evening Greek food, live Greek music, fancy dress (optional). Tickets at £15 include a plate of Greek meze; cash bar available. Bookings and further information on 020 7487 5060. Organised by the Hellenic Centre, Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon and the Hellenic Foundation.
Tuesday 12 March, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre|
Verdi/Shakespeare An illustrated lecture in English by Helena Matheopoulos on Verdi’s operas inspired by Shakespeare’s Macbeth, Otello and Falstaff, specially conceived for Verdi’s 200th Bicentenary. The talk will highlight the greatest, best known and loved duets and monologues from the plays and showcase the corresponding passages from the operas. Helena Matheopoulos is the author of eight books including Maestro: Encounters with Conductors of Today, Diva and Placido Domingo. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
Saturday 16 March, 8pm|
Carnival Fancy Dress Party. Organised by Finchley Greek School. Venue: TheCompton School, Summers Lane, N12.
Saturday 16 March – Grosvenor House, A JW Marriott Hotel,
Park Lane, London W1K 7TN
March, 3pm to 5pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre|
Children’s Carnival Party Entertainment for children up to 10 years old. Tickets at £5 (for adults and children over 3) include one drink (juice, coffee, tea) and cake. Adults admitted only if accompanying children. For further information and bookings call 020 7487 5060. Organised by the Hellenic Centre and Lykion to Hellinidon.
Monday 18 March, 12.30pm to 3.30pm - Hellenic Centre|
Kathara Deftera Lunch A traditional vegetarian lunch to celebrate the beginning of Lent. Further information and bookings on 020 7487 5060. Tickets £17, concessions £15. Organised by the Hellenic Centre
Thursday 21 March, 8pm – Britannia Centre, Britannia
Road, North Finchley, London N12 |
Όψεις της Αγγλίας και της Κύπρου στο έργο του Νίκου Καζαντζάκη A Lecture in Greek by Aphrodite Athanasopoulou, Assistant Professor, University of Cyprus. Organised by the Greek-Cypriot Brotherhood and University of Cyprus. Further information on 020 8445 9999.
Saturday 23 March, 7pm to 8.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic
Jazz Concert with Diminuita (www.diminuita.com); Giorgos Papadogiannis (lead guitar)
Effie Saranti (rhythm guitar), Kostas Arsenis (double bass). Diminuita has been part of the orchestral gypsy swing scene since 2007; their performance is characterised by a clear, natural sound from acoustic instruments, freedom of musical expression, imaginative melodies and rhythmic maneuvers. Programme includes their own versions of Reinhatdt’s and Grappelli’s tunes, as well as of other composers’ of that era and their first cd "a-rhythmology", released in May 2011. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
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