DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY

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 March  2005
     
1 Tue  
2 Wed Wednesday 2 March 6.30 pm
Book Club Meeting New members welcome. Further information from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Library, Hellenic Centre.

Wednesday 2 March 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Hellenic Centre Bar late opening. Live music, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices.

3 Thu Thursday 3 March 12.30 pm
Tsiknopempti Lunch organised by
Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information from 020 7224 1969. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.
4 Fri  
5 Sat Saturday 5 March 7.30 pm
Annual Ball organised by
Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon. Further information from 020 8360 0419. Venue: Regent's Marriott Hotel. 

 

     
6 Sun Yialousas & Perixoron Dinner & Dance, Penridge Suite. N11 Tel:020 7281 5196
7 Mon Monday 7 -Thursday 31 March
Prosopa An exhibition of paintings by Costas Plessas. Private view on Wednesday 9 March, 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm. Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.
8 Tue Tuesday 8 March 7.30 pm
Women in Byzantium A Lecture in English by Professor Judith Herrin, King's College London to celebrate International Women's Day. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
9 Wed  
10 Thu Thursday 10 March 7.30 pm
Alexander the Great: Hero of Stage and Screen? An illustrated lecture by Professor Paul Cartledge. Organised by the
Macedonian Society of Great Britain. Further information and bookings from 07966 297 903. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
11 Fri Friday 11 March 6.30 pm
Annual General Meeting of the
Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon for 2005, together with the Bi-Annual elections, held at the Hellenic Centre Boardroom.
12 Sat Saturday 12 March
The Greek Independence Ball by the Greek Orthodox Charity Organisation. Further information and booking details from 020 7629 3264. Venue: The Grand Ballroom, London Hilton.
     
13 Sun  
14 Mon Monday 14 March 12.30 pm
Kathara Deftera Lunch A traditional lunch to celebrate the beginning of Lent with live Greek music. Tickets 15, 12 concessions. Bookings from 020 7487 5060. Proceeds in aid of the Hellenic Centre. Venue: Bar, Hellenic Centre.
15 Tue  
16 Wed  
17 Thu Thursday 17 March 7.30 pm
The European Profile of Byzantine Cyprus A lecture by Professor Evangelos Chrysos, Director of the Institute for Byzantine Research, National Hellenic Research Foundation, Athens. The lecture will be followed by the launch of the Proceedings of the International Conference The Greek Islands and the Sea published by Porphyrogenitus, 2004. Organised by the Hellenic Institute, Royal Holloway, University of London in cooperation with the Hellenic Centre. Further information from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

Open University Lecture, Professor George Sarris, Britannia Road 8pm

18 Fri  
19 Sat Saturday 19 March
Career Day organised by the Union of Greek Students in London (SEFL). Further information from
sefl@sefl.org.uk. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
     
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25 Fri Friday 25 March 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.
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