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1 February – Friday 24 February
Peristeriones-Dovecotes of the Cycladic Islands and Other Greek Images An exhibition of lithographs and paintings by Jill Bennett. Private view on Thursday 2 February, 6.00pm–9.00pm. Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.
2 February 6.00pm
Between Syria and Egypt: Alms, Work and Origins of Byzantine Monasticism Fifteenth Annual Runciman Lecture delivered by Professor Peter Brown. The lecture will be preceded by a Service of Orthodox Vespers in the Chapel of King’s College, London at 5.15pm. Organised by the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2212. Venue: Great Hall, Strand Campus, King’s College, London.
8 February 6.45pm
Book Club Meeting Book to be discussed A Certain Justice by P D James. New members welcome. Further information from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Members Room, Hellenic Centre.
9 February 7.00pm
New Perspectives on Macedonian Painting Lecture in English by Professor Olga Palagia, University of Athens. Organised by the Greek Archaeological Committee UK. Entrance by invitation. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
12 February 4.00pm
Louis Demetrius Alvanis performs a programme of works by Mozart, Beethoven, Gregers Brinch and Chopin. Tickets £18, £16, £12, £10 from the Box Office, Wigmore Hall, tel; 020 7935 2141. Venue: Wigmore Hall, 36 Wigmore Street, London W1U 2BP.
16 February 7.00pm
Performing Prometheus-The Dramatic Interpreter A new media/digital art project by Christos Prossylis, featuring a talk on the human dilemma, Divided Selves or Thank You, R D, by Professor Ernesto Spinelli, Senior Fellow, School of Psychotherapy and Counselling, Regent's College. Improvised interpretations of short excerpts from ancient Greek drama will accompany the lecture, which will be delivered amidst ambient sound and video projections created with the use of cutting-edge technologies. The event will be webcast live from www.performingprometheus.com. Curated by Evi Baniotopoulou. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
18 February 7.00pm
A Greek Evening with Plastic Chairs Greek food and rebetika, folk and popular songs. Tickets £25, £20 (students) from 020 7487 5060. Ticket price includes food. Event open to Hellenic Centre Members and their guests. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
Manor Hill Independant Greek School Annual Dinner & Dance
22 February 7.00pm
Dr C N Hadjipateras Annual Memorial Lecture: G Theotokas, Europe and the Generation of the Thirties A lecture in Greek by Professor Dimitris Tziovas, University of Birmingham. Organised by Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon (www.eteriaellinonepistimonon.org) for its Members and Friends. Further information from 07802 276625 or firstname.lastname@example.org. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
23 February 7.00pm
Tsiknopempti Dinner organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information from 020 7224 1969. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
28 February 6.30pm–10.30pm
Hellenic Centre Bar late opening with live music, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices. Venue: Bar, Hellenic Centre.
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