DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY

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 February  2005
     
1 Tue  
2 Wed Wednesday 2 February 6.30 pm
Book Club Meeting New members welcome. Further information from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Library, Hellenic Centre.
3 Thu Thursday 3 February 6.00 pm
The Islamic Collection of the Benaki Museum, a New Museum near the Kerameikos in Athens Fourteenth Annual Runciman Lecture delivered by Angelos Delivorias (University of Athens, Director of the Benaki Museum). Organised by the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2212. The lecture will be preceded by a Service of Orthodox Vespers in the Chapel of King's College, London at 5.15 pm. Venue: Great Hall, Strand Campus, King's College, London. 

Thursday 3 February 7.30 pm
Artists and Patrons in Venetian Dominated Crete, 1400-1700 AD An illustrated lecture in English by Dr Angeliki Lymberopoulou. Organised by London Hellenic Society. Entrance by invitation. Further information from 020 8886 5335. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

4 Fri  
5 Sat Saturday 5 February 8.30 pm - 11.00 pm
New Year Drinks Party organised by the Hellenic Medical Society of Great Britain. Tickets 5 to be booked by 4 February. Further information and bookings from
sophia@hellenicmedicalsociety.org.uk. Venue: Appartment 195, 195 Kings Road, London SW3. 
     
6 Sun Sunday 6 February 12.45 pm Sunday Lunch Family Quiz An event in English for adults and children organised by the Fundraising Committee of the Hellenic Centre. Participating age 13+. Throughout the event children under 13 will be entertained by Ali Do Lali, Magician Extarordinaire. Tickets 30, 15 for children under 13 from 020 7487 5060. Proceeds in aid of the Hellenic Centre. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
7 Mon Monday 7 February - Thursday 3 March
New Work from Cyprus An exhibition of paintings by Nick Malone. Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.
8 Tue  
9 Wed Wednesday 9 February 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Hellenic Centre Bar late opening with live music, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices.

 Wednesday 9 February 6.30 pm
Eat, Drink and Get Married Launch of Eva Makis' new book organised by Transworld Publishers and the Hellenic Centre. Presentation and book signing by the author. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.

10 Thu Thursday 10 February 7.30 pm
George Seferis: The Voice of Humanity in the 20th Century The third C N Hadjipateras Annual Memorial Lecture delivered by Prof. Roderick Beaton and organised by
Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon. Open to the public. Further information from 020 8360 0419. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
11 Fri  
12 Sat  
     
13 Sun Sunday 13 February 7.30 pm
Recital for two Pianos by the award winning Piano Duo "Antithesis" Petros Moschos/Dimitris Karydis with works of Scriabin, Rachmaninof, Samuel, Milhaud, Costandinidis and Koumentakis. Event organised by Life Action Trust. Further information and booking details from 0870 401 8181 or
www.sbc.org.uk. Venue: Purcell Room, South Bank Centre.
14 Mon  
15 Tue  
16 Wed  
17 Thu Thursday 17 February 7.30 pm
The Naturalist in Chios A lecture by Mike Taylor, Liverpool Museum, on the many and varied pristine natural habitats of the island of Chios and their wide range of flora and fauna. Part of the series "Discover Greece and Cyprus". To be followed by a performance of dances from the island of Chios by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Organised by the Hellenic Centre in association with
Lykion ton Hellinidon. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

Open University, Andreas Papapavlou The use and preservation of the Greek language and the identity of the Greek Cypriots in the UK, Britannia Road 8pm.

18 Fri  
19 Sat Saturday 19 February 7.30 pm
H Mantra tou Attik An event of words and music dedicated to Attik, the famous Greek composer and songwriter of the 30s and 40s with D Nahmia (piano), M Kannelopoulou (vocals) and Y Tselepidis (vocals). Tickets 15, 12 concessions. Ticket price includes one free drink. Bookings from 020 7487 5060. Proceeds in aid of the Hellenic Centre. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

The community of St Raphael Nicholas and Irene are organizing a Dinner and Dance to raise funds for our newly established church. Your presence will honor us and will help our community to achieve its plans, which are our own church and a local Greek school.
7:30 PM , Penridge banqueting hall  470-474 Bowes Road, New Southgate
tickets: 25 (children 15)

Manor Hill Greek School Dinner & Dance,Royal Nation Hotel 7pm. Tel:020 8959 6620

     
20 Sun  
21 Mon  
22 Tue  
23 Wed Wednesday 23 February 7.30 pm
Violin, Cello & Piano Recital with Atlas trio (Tom Hankey - violin, Sarah Dubost-Hautefeuille - cello, Elena Nalimova - piano). Programme to include Trio Pathetique by M Glinka, Trio by M Ravel, Trio in E flat Major by F Schubert and a performance of Greek music. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
24 Thu Thursday 24 - Saturday 26 February 7.30 pm
Byzantine Festival in London A series of events organised by the Byzantine Festival in London 2004. Further information from 020 7286 3944. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
25 Fri Friday 25 February 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Rebetiko at SOAS Seminars on the history of Rebetiko and the lives of its singers and musicians, study of individual songs and live performances by visiting musicians. Organised by the Institute of Rebetology (London). Further information from
rebetiko@soas.ac.uk. Venue: School of African and Oriental Studies, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1.
26 Sat Saturday 26 February 7.30 pm
The London Hellenic Ball organised by the London Hellenic Society. Further information from 020 7588 3711. Venue: Royal Lancaster Hotel. 
     
27 Sun Sunday 27 February 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Dance Workshop organised by
Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information and booking details from 020 7229 4086 or 020 8368 8893. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
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