DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY

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 October 2004
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6 Wed Wednesday 6 October 6.00 - 10.30 pm
Hellenic Centre Bar late opening with live music, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices.

Wednesday 6 October 6.30 pm
Book Club Meeting. Book for discussion: Plato's Symposium. New members welcome. Venue: Library, Hellenic Centre.

7 Thu Thursday 7 October 7.30 pm
Criticos Prize Award Ceremony organised by the London Hellenic Society. Entrance by invitation. Further details from 020 8886 5335. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
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10 Sun Sunday 10 October
Day Trip organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain. Further information from 07966 297 903 or www.macedonia.org.uk.
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12 Tue  
13 Wed Wednesday 13 October 6.30 pm
Recital of Choral Music composed by Sir John Tavener sung by the London Concord Singers and conducted by Malcolm Cottle. Organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League in commemoration of John Leatham. Tickets at 12 from 020 8863 6780. Venue: St Mary's Church, Cadogan Street, London SW3.
14 Thu Thursday 14 October 8.00 pm
An Evening of Ionian Kantades and Dinner organised by the Ionian Society. Tickets at 30, 25-6(students) and further enquiries from Mrs Maria Andipa on 020 7589 2371 and Mrs Angela Frangos on 020 7235 1193. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

Thursday 14 October - Thursday 11 November
Stathis Vatanides - Recent Works. An exhibition of paintings. Further information from 020 7794 4949. Venue: Gallery K, 101-103 Heath Street, London NW3 6SS.

15 Fri  
16 Sat Saturday 16 October 10.00 am - 12.00 pm
Classical Music Educational Workshop for pupils of the Greek Schools in London with Christos Grimpas (cello) and Vicky Yannoula (piano). Adults and pre-school children also welcome. Organised by the Hellenic Centre and sponsored by General Secretariat of Greeks Abroad. The workshop will include a historical and practical introduction to instruments, focusing on the numerous ways of sound production and the expressive means used by musicians for their performance. Please contact us on 020 7487 5060 to arrange your visit. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

Saturday 16 October 7.30 pm
Cello and Piano Recital with Christos Grimpas (cello) and Vicky Yannoula (piano). Programme to include works by Michaelides, Skalkottas, Martinu, Glazunov and Brahms. Organised by the Hellenic Centre and sponsored by General Secretariat of Greeks Abroad. Free entry but early booking is advised as places are limited. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

     
17 Sun  
18 Mon  
19 Tue Tuesday 19 October 11.00 am - 1.00 pm
Greek Folk Music Educational Workshopfor Primary and Secondary School pupils with the group Plastic Chairs. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. An opportunity for children and teenagers to become familiar with folk and popular Greek music, traditional dances and instruments and be introduced to the sights, sounds, tastes and colourful history of Greece through a music performance and active participation. Children are welcome to bring their own instruments, if they wish. Open to all schools. Adults and pre-school children also welcome. Please contact us on 020 7487 5060 to arrange your visit. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
20 Wed Wednesday 20 October 7.00 - 9.00 pm
ActionAid Hellas. Guest speakers Alexandra Mitsotakis Gourdain, Official Representative of ActionAid Hellas and Member of the International Board of Trustees and Emma Thompson, Ambassador, ActionAid International, will present the work of ActionAid in the developing world. Organised by the Hellenic Centre and ActionAid Hellas under the auspices of the Consulate General of Greece. Sponsored by the National Bank of Greece. By invitation only. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
21 Thu  
22 Fri  
23 Sat Saturday 23 October
Annual Cheese and Wine Party for St Demetrius' Day, Patron Saint of Thessaloniki, organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain. Further information from 07966 297 903 or www.macedonia.org.uk.
     
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28 Thu Thursday 28 October 7.30 pm
Hippocratic Oration 2004. An event to honour the distinguished neuroscientist Professor Richard Frackowiak, Head of the Department of Imaging Neuroscience at UCL, distinguished lecturer and researcher of human brain function and co-author of Brain Mapping. Organised by the Hellenic Medical Society. Open to the public. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
29 Fri Friday 29 October - Friday 26 November
Moments in Greece. Exhibition of photographs by Yioryos Kordakis. Opening on Friday 29 October, 7.00 - 9.00 pm. Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.

Friday 29 October 6.00 - 9.00 pm
Rebetiko at SOAS. Seminars on the history of Rebetiko. For further details see listing dated Friday 24 September.

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