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 October  2005
1 Sat Saturday 1 October
Showcase A Composers and Poets Forum,
10.30 am - 4.30 pm followed by a recital with Elena Kokka (soprano-pianist) and Othonas Mataragas (composer-pianist). Tickets 5 and 4 concessions from 0113 222 3434. Venue: Recital Room, Leeds College of Music, 3 QuarryHill, Leeds .

Saturday 1 October 5.00 pm
Elias Petropoulos - An Underground World A documentary, written and directed by Kalliopi Legaki, based on Petropoulos' last interview, in which he takes us on a journey to unknown landscapes of Greek-ness and acquaints us with all those people who dominate his books and reveals his complex personality. The film will be introduced by the producer Maria Gentekou and followed by a Rebetiko recital (see below). Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Entry to film screening is free. For further information and to confirm attendance please call 020 7487 5060. Venue: Boardroom, Hellenic Centre.

Saturday 1 October 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
Greek Music On the occasion of the screening Elias Petropoulos - An Underground World, members of the group Plastic Chairs will entertain with rebetiko, folk and popular songs. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Tickets 7 and 5 concessions, from 020 7487 5060. Ticket price includes a glass of wine. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.

     
2 Sun Sunday 2 October
Day Trip to Longleat House and Safari Park Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain. Further information from 07966 297 903.
3 Mon  
4 Tue  
5 Wed Wednesday 5 October 6.45 pm
Book Club Meeting New members welcome. Further information from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Library, Hellenic Centre.
6 Thu Thursday 6 October 7.30 pm
Criticos Prize Award Ceremony Organised by the
London Hellenic Society. Entrance by invitation. Further details from 020 8886 5335. Venue: Royal Overseas League, Park Place , London SW1.
7 Fri Friday 7 October 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
The Hellenic Centre Drama Club See listing dated Friday 23 September.

Friday 7 October 7.30 pm
The International Space Station An illustrated lecture in English by Dr Vassilis Polychronopoulos organised by Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon. Further information from 07802 276 625. Venue: Boardroom, Hellenic Centre.

Friday 7 October 7.30 pm
Forensic Medicine in a Troubled World Hippocratic Oration Lecture to honour Professor Vanezis, Chief Forensic Medical Officer and Head of the Department of Forensic Medical Sciences, Forensic Science Service (Home Office). Organised by the Hellenic Medical Society. Open to the public. Further information from 07957 187 109. Venue: Lecture Theatre, National Theatre for Neurology and Neurosurgery,
Queen Square , London WC1N 3BG .

Friday 7 October - Sunday 9 October
Xenakis - Architect in Sound Concerts, screenings, film and panel discussion with Nouritza Matossian. Further information and tickets from 08703 800 400 or www.rfh.org.uk/xenakis. Venue: South Bank Centre.

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14 Fri Friday 14 October - Thursday 10 November
Work Rest Play An exhibition of paintings by Malcolm Tweedie MacDonald. Private view on Monday 17 October,
6.00 pm - 9.00 pm . For opening hours please contact 020 7487 5060. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.

Friday 14 October 12.00 noon
Charity Lunch and Lecture by Professor Kypros Nicolaides, in the presence of Mrs Fotini Papadopoulou, First Lady of Cyprus, in support of children with leukaemia and other diseases. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Details at a later stage.

Friday 14 October 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
The Hellenic Centre Drama Club See listing dated Friday 23 September.

15 Sat Saturday 15 October 5.00 pm - 6.30 pm
Afternoon Tea organised by the Hellenic Centre. Live accordion music with Dimitris Koustas. Tickets 12 and 10 concessions. Venue: Bar, Hellenic Centre.

Radiomarathon Gala & Auction, Hilton Hotel Park Lane 7pm tel 020 7307 8470

     
16 Sun  
17 Mon Monday 17 October 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Hellenic Centre Bar late opening with live music, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices.
18 Tue  
19 Wed  
20 Thu  
21 Fri Friday 21 October 6.30 pm - 8.00 pm
The Hellenic Centre Drama Club See listing dated Friday 23 September.
22 Sat  
     
23 Sun  
24 Mon  
25 Tue Tuesday 25 October 10.00 am - 8.00 pm
Children's Painting Exhibition An exhibition on the history, culture and nature of
Cyprus , as seen through the eyes of children. Organised by the Cultural Services and the Education Department, Ministry of Education and Culture , Cyprus , in association with the Cyprus Educational Mission, London , UK . Further information from 020 8881 6982. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
26 Wed  
27 Thu  
28 Fri  
29 Sat Saturday 29 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.
     
30 Sun  
31 Mon  

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