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May

  October 2003
1 Wed Exploring the Borough of Southwark, its Byways and Secrets... A guided walk around the Borough of Southwark which will include famous landmarks such as Southwark Cathedral, the Globe Theatre, Borough Market, Clink Street Prison and other places of historical and anecdotal interest. Organised by the Fundraising Committee of the Hellenic Centre. Tickets at 25 (price includes two course lunch and coffee at the Anchor Inn) available from Mrs M Cocccolatos on 020 7937 6448. Early booking is advised as a very limited number of tickets is available. Meeting place: outside W H Smith at the entrance to the mainline London Bridge Station 11.30 am - 3.30 pm
2 Thu The Balkan Wars through NewsReels Lecture in Greek, with simultaneous translation in English, by Mr Fotos Lambrinos, film director, accompanied by the projection of rare newsreel footage. Mr Lambrinos will explore the relationship between the cinematic images and reality, and the role of the relatively new 'film industry' in shaping, or reinforcing a collective, imaginary identity of the Greek nation. Open to the public. Organised by the Hellenic Centre and sponsored by the Hellenic Foundation, London. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre 7.00 pm
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6 Mon The Monastic Revival on Mount Athos Lecture in English by Graham Speake (Oxford). Organised by the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Council Room, Strand Campus, King's College, London 5.30 pm
7 Tue Louis Demetrius Alvanis in a piano recital, with a programme of works by Chopin, Donis Albanis, Ravel, Debussy, presented by JLM Artists. Tickets at 18, 16, 12, 10 from Wigmore Hall Box Office, 020 7935 2141. Venue: Wigmore Hall 7.30 pm
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9 Thu Thursday 9 - Friday 31 October
Λόλα Πάρτα Όλα Exhibition of paintings by Eleni Theofilaktou. Opening hours: Monday - Friday 9.30 am - 5.30 pm. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. 
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13 Mon Anicia Juliana's Church of St Polyeuktos at Constantinople Lecture in English by Jonathan Bardill (Newcastle). Organised by the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Maughan Library, Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JR 5.30 pm.
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16 Thu Through the Looking -Glass:Reflections on the image of the Cypriot, by 
Prof Antonis Tsakmakis (University of Cyprus) 6.30pm Hellenic Centre

The first of a series of nine lectures on the History and Culture of Cyprus. Organised by the Hellenic Institute, Royal Holloway, University of London and the Hellenic Centre. Sponsored by the Ministry of Education and Culture, the Republic of Cyprus.

Tickets at 5 (3.50 concessions) per lecture or 30 (25 concessions) for the entire series from 020 7487 5060. Special price for students 10 for the entire series. Early booking is advised as the number of seats is limited. Venue: Boardroom, Hellenic Centre. 

An Underwater Photography Adventure Illustrated lecture in English on underwater photography and animal behaviour by the renowned professional photographer Constantinos Petrinos. Organised by the Hellenic Society of Professional People and Scientists. Open to the public. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre  7.30 pm. For more information, see www.eteriaellinonepistimonon.org

17 Fri Hippocratic Oration Lecture in English organised by the Hellenic Medical Society of Great Britain. Open to the public. Further details at a later stage. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre 7.30 pm.
18 Sat Nicos Kazantzakis Video presentation in English followed by readings from the works of the distinguished Cretan author and a lecture in Greek by George Stassinakis, President of the International Society of Friends of Nicos Kazantzakis. Organised by the Cretan Association of Great Britain. Further information from E K Stavrianakis on 020 8445 4401. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre 7.00 - 8.15 pm.
     
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20 Mon A Minority Language or Religion? The Literature of the Greek Muslims Lecture in English by George Dedes (SOAS). Organised by the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, King's College, London  5.30 pm. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Maughan Library, Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JR.
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23 Thu 'Greeks', Phoenicians' and 'Eteocypriots'. Languages, Scripts and the Identity of the Cypriot Kingdoms, by Prof Maria Iacovou University of Cyprus) 6.30pm Hellenic Centre.

All Change in Crete: Four Decades of Work and Memories Lecture in English by Gerald Cadogan. Organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League and the British School at Athens. Tickets at 6.50 for Members of the Anglo-Hellenic League on application to the Anglo-Hellenic League Office, 16 - 18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS, 8.50 for non members and 4 for students at the door, 6.00 pm. Further information from 020 7486 9410. Venue: Senate House (3rd Floor), Malet Street, London WC1.

24 Fri A Greek Evening with moosootoo. The Hellenic Centre presents moosootoo in a Greek evening with rebetika, folk and popular songs. Tickets at 25, 20 (students) from 020 7487 5060. Ticket price includes food. Proceeds in aid of The Hellenic Centre. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre 7.30 pm.
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27 Mon Edgar Allan Poe in inter-war Greece: from K Karyotakis to G Seferis Lecture in Greek by Christina Dounia (Athens). Organised by the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, King's College, London,  5.30 pm. Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: Maughan Library, Chancery Lane, London WC2A 1JR.
28 Tue Κωνσταντίνου Πόλις Lecture in Greek by Mr Andreas Pavlides and presentation of his book of the same title. Organised by the Cypriot Estia of London. Open to the public. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre 7.30 pm.
29 Wed Welcome Back Coffee organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon for its Members and Friends 11.00 am - 1.30 pm. Further information from 020 7224 1969. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
30 Thu British Collectors of Manuscripts Visiting Cyprus in the Nineteeth Century, by Prof Costas N Constantinides( University of Ioannina) 6.30pm Hellenic Centre.
The lecture will examine briefly the results of the activities of Edward Daniel Clarke, Henry Octavius Coxe and Tankerville Chamberlayne, three British scholars of the nineteenth century, following their own reports and their notes in manuscripts. Part of the Series of Lectures on the History and Culture of Cyprus; see listing dated 16 October. Venue: Boardroom, Hellenic Centre. 

Thursday 30 October 7.00 pm
A Musical Soiree with pianist - singer Elena Kokka. Programme includes Beethoven's Moonlight Sonata. Further information from 020 7584 9433. Venue: Bulgarian Embassy, 188 Queens Gate, London SW7 5HL.

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