DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY

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 March 2002
1 Fri Greek Film Festival - 14 films, mostly produced in 2001, receive their first screening in Scotland. Full programme details on www.filmhousecinema.com. Tickets from 0131 2296 482. Venue: Edinburgh Film House.
2 Sat Apostolos Varnavas School Dinner & Dance - Regents Park Marriott Hotel, Swiss Cottage 8pm Tel: 020 8888 2295
     
3 Sun Eptakomi Association Dinner & Dance, Pilgrims Suite, 5.30 pm, Tel 020 8807 0475

Dance Workshop - Organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information from Mrs A. Williams, tel: 020 7229 4086. Venue: The Hellenic Centre.

Sunday 3, 10 & 17
New Greek Cinema - For the first time in Glasgow, three double-bill screenings of recently produced films. Full programme details on
www.gft.org.uk. Tickets from 0141 3328 128. Venue: Glasgow Film Theatre.

4 Mon Monday 4 - 29 Friday
Contemporary Watercolours with a Classic Theme - An exhibition by Sophia Kokkineli. Opening hours Monday - Friday, 9.30 pm - 5.30 pm Venue: Members' Room, the Hellenic Centre. 

Monday 4, 5.30 pm
St. Basil the Great and Byzantine Monasticism - Lecture by Nikolai Lipatov (University of Birmingham). Organised by the Centre of Hellenic Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Room 35B, Ground Floor, Main Building, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS.

 

5 Tue  
6 Wed Wednesday 6, 12.00 noon
Annual General Meeting of the Greek Orthodox Charity Organisation. Members only. Venue: The Crypt, St. Sophia, Moscow Road, London W2.
7 Thu Thursday 7 - Monday 25
Treasured Offerings, The Legacy of the Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Sophia, London - A commemorative celebration for the 125th anniversary of the Greek Cathedral of Saint Sophia (1877). The exhibition of offerings by the great donors and founders of Saint Sophia aims to highlight the rich inheritance of the Hellenic Community in Britain in a transitional phase of its history and hopes to promote Hellenism and Orthodoxy in the country that has so hospitably embraced it. Organised by the Council of the Greek Cathedral of Saint Sophia in co-operation with the Byzantine Museum, Athens. Sponsored by the Ministry of Culture, Greece. Opening hours: Monday and Wednesday 10.00 am - 8.00 pm, Tuesday, Thursday, Friday and Saturday 10.00 am - 6.00 pm, Sunday 2.00 - 6.00 pm. Venue: The Hellenic Centre. 

Thursday 7, 5.30 pm
Tour of the Goldsmiths Hall followed by a reception. Organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League. Tickets at 15 and further information from 020 7486 9410. Venue: The Goldsmiths Hall, Foster Lane, London EC2.

8 Fri  
9 Sat Nikos Papazoglou Concert - Organised by moosootoo. Further information from 020 8340 4315 or info@moosootoo.com. Venue: The Rocket Complex, 166-220 Holloway Road, London N7 8DB.
     
10 Sun Children's Carnival Party organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information and bookings from 020 7224 1969. Venue: The Crypt, St Sophia, Moscow Road, London W2.
11 Mon Monday 11, 5.30 pm
Researching Rebetika: Present Projects and Future Prospects - Lecture by Ed Emery (Institute of Rebetology). Organised by the Centre of Hellenic Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Room 35B, Ground Floor, Main Building, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS.
12 Tue  
13 Wed  
14 Thu Annual General Meeting of Lykion ton Hellinidon. Members only. Venue: The Boardroom, the Hellenic Centre.11.30 am 


Annual General Meeting of the Greek Archaeological Committee UK. Members only. Venue: The Boardroom, the Hellenic Centre. 6.30 am

15 Fri Friday 15 - Sunday 17
New Greek Cinema - A long weekend of recently produced feature and short films. Full programme details on
www.riversidestudios.co.uk. Tickets from 020 8237 1111. Venue: Riverside Studios. 

Friday 15 - Wednesday 10 April
Edward Bell - An exhibition of sculptures and drawings. Opening hours: Tuesday - Friday, 10.00 am - 6.00 pm, Saturday 11.00 am - 6.00 pm, Sunday 2.30 - 6.30 pm. Venue: Gallery K, 101-103 Heath Street, London NW3 6SS, tel: 020 7794 4949.

16 Sat  
     
17 Sun Lecture: Psychosomatic illnesses by Dr Michael Dandoulakis, St Panteleimon, Harrow, 4.30 pm 

Sunday 17, 2.30-5.00 pm
Children's Carnival Party with entertainer, games, a fancy dress competition and tea for the children, refreshments for the adults. Organised by the Hellenic College Parents' Association. Tickets at 6 and further information from Mrs M. Bitros, tel: 020 7912 0343, e-mail:
melissabitros@aol.com. Venue: The Hellenic College, 67 Pont Street, London SW1X 0BD. 

Sunday 17, 5.00 pm
Annual General Meeting of the Hellenic Society of Professional People and Scientists in Great Britain. Members only. Venue: The Crypt, St. Sophia, Moscow Road, London W2.

18 Mon Kathara Deftera - A guided tour of the Saint Sophia exhibition by the Rt. Revd. Theodoritos, Bishop of Nazianzou, followed by 'nistisima' in the Members' Room. Organised by the Fundraising Committee of The Hellenic Centre. Tickets and further information from 020 7487 5060. Venue: The Hellenic Centre. 

Bloodthirsty Monsters and Happy Little Extroverts: Myceneans and Minoans in Anglophone Literature - Lecture by David Roessel (Washington DC). Organised by the Centre of Hellenic Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Room 35B, Ground Floor, Main Building, King's College London, Strand, London WC2R 2LS.

19 Tue  
20 Wed  
21 Thu Colonel William Leake on the Ionian Islands - An illustrated lecture in English by Professor Wagstaff, organised by the Ionian Society. Venue: The Hellenic Centre. 
22 Fri  
23 Sat Kisos H.B annual Dance Royal National Hotel 7pm Tel: 020 8441 2312

The Greek Independence Ball 2002 - Organised by the Greek Orthodox Charity Organisation. Further information from Mrs K. Kydoniefs, tel: 020 7723 4644. Venue: The Great Room, Le Meridien, Grosvenor House, Park Lane, London W1. 

Saturday 23 - Monday 25
Was Byzantium Orthodox? - The 36th Spring Symposium of Byzantine Studies organised by the University of Durham. Further information from Professor Louth, Symposiarch, Department of Theology, Abbey House, Palace Green, Durham DH1 3RS.

     
24 Sun  
25 Mon  
26 Tue Annual General Meeting of the Anglo-Hellenic League. Followed by a reception. Members only. Venue: The Society of Antiquaries of London, Burlington House, Piccadilly, London W1.
27 Wed  
28 Thu  
29 Fri  
30 Sat  

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