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 February  2004
1 Sun Sunday 1 February 7.30 pm
The Hellenic Centre Black and White Masked Party. A fun evening with music and Greek food, in aid of the Hellenic Centre. Tickets at 35 from 020 7487 5060. Ticket price includes food. Organised by the Fundraising Committee of the Centre. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. 
2 Mon Monday 2 February 5.30 pm
The Catalan Company in Byzantium Lecture in English by Ernest Marcos (Barcelona). 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.
3 Tue Tuesday 3 February 6.30 pm
George Seferis: Waiting for the Angel Presentation and discussion of the recently published biography of George Seferis by Roderick Beaton, Koraes Professor of Modern Greek and Byzantine History, Languge and Literatute, King's College, London. Readings by Louis de Bernieres. A Greece in Britain 2004 event. Open to the public. Further information from 020 7836 9485. Venue: Borders Book & Music, 120 Charing Cross Road, London WC2H 0JR. 

Tuesday 3 February 7.30 pm
Feast of Memories. Mr Elias M Kulukundis will read passages from his new book. Organised by the London Hellenic Society. Open to the public. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

4 Wed Wednesday 4 February 6.45 pm
Book Club Meeting. Venue: Library, Hellenic Centre.
5 Thu Thursday 5 February 6.00 pm
Tradition and Change in Early Byzantine Olympia Thirteenth Annual Runciman Lecture by Ulrich Sinn (Wurzburg). Organised by the Department of Byzantine and Modern Greek Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2088. The lecture will be preceded by a Service of Orthodox Vespers in the Chapel of King's College, London at 5.15 pm.
6 Fri  
7 Sat  
     
8 Sun  
9 Mon Monday 9 February 1.15 pm
Aristophanes' Miraculous Mirror Lecture in English by Dr Angus Bowie (The Queen's College, Oxford). A Greece in Britain 2004 event. Admission free. Venue: Clore Lecture Theatre, British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B 3DG. 

Monday 9 February 5.30 pm
Sie sprechen wie ein Buch: G N Hadzidakis (1848-1941) and the Defence of Greek Diglossia Lecture in English by Peter Mackridge (Oxford). 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.

10 Tue  
11 Wed Wednesday 11 Friday 13 February
Acharnians Aristophanes' play in the original Greek (with English surtitles) presented by the Department of Classics, King's College London. A Greece in Britain 2004 event. Further information from 020 7848 2399. Venue: Greenwood Theatre, 55 Weston Street, London Bridge, London SE1 3RA.

EL GRECO  at THE NATIONAL GALERY
11 February - 23 May


Wednesday & Saturday until 9pm

For more information and to book tickets:
http://www.nationalgallery.org.uk/exhibitions/el_greco/default.htm

12 Thu  
13 Fri Friday 13th February 2004, 18.30
The Oxford University Greek Society proudly presents:
A presentation by Mr. Yiannis Kalantides, President of the Agency 'Unification
of the Archaeological Sites of Athens' on
"The unification of Athens' archaeological sites"
Ashmolean Museum - Headley Lecture Theatre
(Beaumont Street, Oxford centre)
14 Sat  
     
15 Sun Sunday 15 February 7.30 pm
Athena A concert of Greek traditional songs and new songwriting with Athena Andreadis and her acoustic band followed by Mercedes Peon performing Galician traditional songs. A Europe in Union event organised by fRoots magazine in association with BBC Radio 3. Tickets at 12 from 020 8340 9651. Venue: Union Chapel, Compton Terrace, London N1.
16 Mon Monday 16 February 5.30 pm
Perceptions of the Short Story in Greek Literary Criticism of the Period 1900-1930 Lecture in English by Maria Karaiskou (University of Crete). 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. 

Monday 16 February 7.45 pm
Savina Yannatou and Primavera en Salonica in concert. A Greece in Britain 2004 event in association with the Byzantine Festival in London 2004. Further details from 020 7286 3944. Venue: Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank Centre.

17 Tue  
18 Wed Wednesday 18 February 1.15 pm
Art and the Theatre in the Ancient World Lecture by Professor Richard Green (University of Sydney). A Greece in Britain 2004 event in association with the Institute of Classical Studies and the Hellenic Society. Admission free. Venue: Rooms 329/330, Institute of Classical Studies, Third Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU.
19 Thu  
20 Fri  
21 Sat Saturday 21 February
Manor Hill Greek School
Dinner & Dance, National Hotel

"Apokriatiko glenti"

at the Hellenic Centre Organized by the Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon
For information call 020 8482 2949, 07747 786 231
     
22 Sun  
23 Mon Monday 23 February 12.30 pm
Kathara Deftera Lunch. A fundraising event to celebrate Kathara Deftera organised by the Hellenic Centre. Tickets at 12 (price includes food only) from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. Monday 23 February 5.30 pm
The Monastery of the Guides (Hodegoi) and the Icon of the Virgin Hodegetria. Lecture in English by Christine Angelidi (Athens). 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.
24 Tue Tuesday 24 February 11.00 am
El Greco Lecture by Professor David Davies, Guest Curator of the El Greco Exhibition at the National Gallery. Organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League. Tickets at 21 (price includes refreshments and entrance to the exhibition) from 020 7486 9410. Venue: National Gallery, Trafalgar Square, London WC2N 5DN.
25 Wed Wednesday 25 February 1.15 pm
Greek Theatre Masks 3D Imaging and Performance Research Lecture by Dr Richard Williams (Institute for Art History, University of Glasgow). A Greece in Britain 2004 event in association with the Institute of Classical Studies and the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies. Admission free. Venue: Rooms 329/330, Institute of Classical Studies, Third Floor, Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1E 7HU. 

Wednesday 25 February 7.30 pm
Women in Byzantium An evening of words and music. A Greece in Britain 2004 event in association with the Byzantine Festival in London 2004 and the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College, London. Further details from 020 7286 3944. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

26 Thu  
27 Fri  
28 Sat Saturday 28 February 8.30 pm
Annual Ball organised by the London Hellenic Society. Further information from 020 8886 5335. Venue: Royal Lancaster Hotel, Bayswater Road, London W2.
     
29 Sun Sunday 29 February
Rebetiko Day School organised by the London-based Institute of Rebetology featuring an afternoon Karagiozis performance by Athens shadow theatre player Jason Melissinos accompanied by moosootoo. Further information from 0795 755 6352. Venue: SOAS, Russell Square.
30 Mon  
     

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