DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY

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 November  2005
     
1 Tue  
2 Wed Wednesday 2 November 6.45 pm
Book Club Meeting New members welcome. Further information from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Library, Hellenic Centre.
3 Thu Thursday 3 November 7.30 pm
Deciphering the Icons: The Symbolic Nature and the Technique of Byzantine Religious Images A lecture in English by Anthi Valsamaki, Benaki Museum exploring the language, secrets and technique of iconography. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Boardroom, Hellenic Centre.
4 Fri Saturday 5 November
Oinoussian Ball organised by the Oinoussai Benevolent Fund. Further information from 020 7586 4167.
5 Sat  
     
6 Sun  
7 Mon  
8 Tue Tuesday 8 November 7.00 pm
A Minoan Shipwreck off the Coast of Crete Lecture by Dr Elpida Hadjidakis, Department of Underwater Antiquities, Ministry of Culture. Organised by the Greek Archaeological Committee
UK . Further information from 020 7848 2088. Venue: King's College London , Strand , London WC2R 2LS.
9 Wed Wednesday 9 November 11.30 am
Annual Charity Lunch organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League. Tickets 50 and further information from 020 7486 9410. Venue: Searcy's,
30 Pavilion Road , Knightsbridge, London SW1.
10 Thu Thursday 10 November
Guided Tour around Legal London organised by the Fundraising Committee of the Hellenic Centre. Bookings and further information from 020 7937 6448.

Thursday 10 November 7.00 pm
Aristotelis Valaoritis An illustrated lecture in Greek with readings of Valaoritis poetry organised by the Ionian Society and the Peloponnesian Association of Great Britain. Further information from 020 7589 2371 or 020 8992 4391. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

11 Fri Friday 11 November 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
The Hellenic Centre Drama Club See listing dated Friday 23 September.

Friday 11 November 7.30 pm
Sparta and its Surrounding Settlements: A Century of Reassessment An illustrated lecture in English by Professor Graham Shipley, University of Leicester, on the way our view on the relationship between Sparta and the communities of Laconia has changed in the light of new archaeological and topographical evidence. Also opening of the exhibition Visualising the Historical Landscape through Archaeology (see below). Organised by the
British School at Athens and the Hellenic Centre. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

12 Sat Saturday 12 November - Monday 14 November
Visualising the Historical Landscape through Archaeology: The British School at
Athens ' Contribution to Laconian Studies An exhibition on the excavations of the British School at Athens in Laconia . Organised by the British School at Athens and the Hellenic Centre. Free entry.Opening hours: Saturday and Sunday, 12.00 noon - 5.00 pm, Monday, 10.30 am - 8.00 pm. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

Saturday 12 November 10.30 am
Greek and other Ethnic Music Workshop for primary and secondary school pupils. An educational opportunity for children and teenagers to become familiar with ethnic music, traditional instruments and dances, through music performance and active participation. Children are welcome to bring their own instruments if they wish. Open to all schools. Free entry but please contact us on 020 7487 5060 to arrange your visit. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Sponsored by City of
Westminster Arts Council. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

Saturday 12 November 7.00 pm - 8.00 pm
Recital for the 80 Years from the Birth of Mikis Theodorakis with Anastasios Mavroudis (violin), Rhian Porter (cello), Nikos Tsoukalas (bass), Vassileios Rakitzis (piano). Programme to include Mikis Theodorakis' Sonatine No1 for Violin and Piano, Two Studies for Violin, Two Studies for Violin and Cello, Eros kai Thanatos: Four Songs for Myrto, Thema and Variations for Solo Violin - To George Likoudes, Sonata No 2 for Violin and Piano, Piano Trio No 1. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

     
13 Sun  
14 Mon Monday 14 November 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Hellenic Centre Bar late opening with live music, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices.

Monday 14 November - Wednesday 30 November
The Road Less Travelled Exhibition of Icons by Michael Galovic. Private view on Monday 14 November,
6.00 pm - 9.00 pm . For opening hours please contact 020 7487 5060. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.

15 Tue  
16 Wed Wednesday 16 November 6.30 pm
Constantinople - The Glittering Horn Lecture by The Viscount Norwich, introduction by the Rt. Hon. Lord Hurd of Westwell. Sale of novel The Glittering Horn by the late Sir Pierson Dixon to benefit the Anglo-Hellenic League. Tickets 12.50 and further information from 020 7486 9410. Venue: The Foreign Press Association, 11 Carlton House Terrace, London SW1.
17 Thu  
18 Fri Friday 18 November 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
The Hellenic Centre Drama Club See listing dated Friday 23 September.

Friday 18 November - Saturday 19 November
Greek into Latin A colloquium on the history of the transmission of Greek words and Greek texts into Latin. Organised by John Glucker (
University of Tel Aviv and University of Crete ) and Charles Burnett (Warburg Institute, University of London ). Further information from 020 7862 8949 or www.sas.ac.uk/warburg. Venue: Warburg Institute, Woburn Place , London WC1H 0AB .

19 Sat Saturday 19 November 5.00 pm
20th Anniversary Celebratory Conference A one-day conference in celebration of the 20 years of the Hellenic Medical Society. Sessions will include research presentations, a research competition and a non- specialist session on common medical problems. Organised by the Hellenic Medical Society. Open to the public. Further information from 07957 187 109. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

Finchley Greek School Dinner & Dance, Royal National Hotel, 7.30m

     
20 Sun Sunday 20 November
Dance Workshop organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information from 020 7229 4086 or 020 8368 8893. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
21 Mon  
22 Tue  
23 Wed  
24 Thu  
25 Fri Friday 25 November 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
The Hellenic Centre Drama Club See listing dated Friday 23 September.

Friday 25 November 7.30 pm
Papanikolaou Prize The annual research competition organised by the Hellenic Medical Society, held jointly with the Italian Medical Society. For information on how to enter the competition please contact 07957 187 109 or secretary@hellenicmedicalsocietyuk.org before Tuesday 1 November. Open to the public. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

26 Sat  
     
27 Sun Sunday 27 November 7.00 pm
Iannis Xenakis A celebration of the life and work of the great Greek composer/architect. Nouritza Matossian, his biographer, relaunches her acclaimed book with a lecture, screenings and music. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
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