DIARY OF EVENTS of the UK GREEK COMMUNITY
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Wednesday 1 March – Friday 31 March
Colours of Cyprus An exhibition of paintings by Chrystalleni Georgiou. Private view on Tuesday 7 March,6.00pm - 9.00pm. Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.
Wednesday 1 March 7.30pm
Νοερη Ξεναγηση στο Τμημα των Ελληνικων Αρχαιοτητων του Μουσειου του Λουβρου An illustrated lecture in Greek on the Greek antiquities in the Louvre with special emphasis on Aphrodite of Melos and Nike of Samothrace by Dr Aliki Kaufmann-Samara, Department of Greek, Etruscan and Roman Antiquities, Louvre Museum. A transcript of the lecture in English will also be available. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
Saturday 4 March 11.30am-1.00pm
Pegasus and Mendios A story telling puppet workshop with music, for children up to 12 years old. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Sponsored by Varosi Lettings. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Puppet packs at £3 will be available for sale for children who wish to make their own puppets. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
6 March 12.30pm-3.30pm
Kathara Deftera Lunch A traditional lunch to celebrate the beginning of Lent with live Greek music. Tickets £15, £12 concessions and further information from 020 7487 5060. Ticket price includes food. Event open to Hellenic Centre Members and their guests. Venue: Bar, Hellenic Centre.
8 March 6.45pm
Book Club Meeting Book to be discussed White Moguls by William Dalrymple. New members welcome. Further information from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Members Room, Hellenic Centre.
Wednesday 8 March 7.30pm
12 March 10.00am-6.00pm
Dance Workshop organized by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information from 020 8368 8893 or 020 7229 4086. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
16 March 7.30pm
Relations between Turkey and Greece A lecture in English by Professor Thanos Veremis. Organised by London Hellenic Society. Entrance by invitation. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
21 March 7.00pm
An Evening of Modern Greek Poetry organised by the Greek literary magazine Delear and the Hellenic Centre with Asimina Chasandra (editor of Delear and poet) and Yannis Antiochou (Delear’s adviser and poet) on the occasion of International Day for Poetry. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.
Tuesday 21 March 8.00pm–10.30pm
24 March 7.00pm-10.00pm
Kathryn Hunter will lead a workshop for aspiring actors and directors and she will address fundamental principles of theatre practice through exercises, improvisation and scene work. Free entry but please apply with CV and name of scene speech you would like to work on. Wear comfortable clothing and be prepared to work physically. Some observers also welcome. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Further information form 020 7487 5060. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
25 March 7.30pm
Renée Reznek Piano recital in memory of Susan Bradshaw. Works by Debussy, Satie, Bartok, Berg and Schoenberg. Proceeds to the Park Lane Group, supporting young musicians and contemporary music. Tickets £12 and £10 concessions from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
Saturday 25 March
28 March 7.30pm
Atopos at Works: An Interesting Crossover in Past and Future, Art and Fashion Atopos is a new, non-profit international organization, an experimental forum for visual culture that works with emerging talent in the contemporary arts, fashion and design, focusing on employing cutting edge technologies. Vassilis Zidianakis will present part of Atopos collection of Contemporary Fashion Items including the largest collection of Original Paper Dresses form the Sixties and three video works realised in collaboration with artists Marcus Tomlinson and Jackie Nickerson. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
29 March 6.45pm
Odysseus Unbound: The Search for Homer’s Ithaca A lecture by Mr Robert Bittlestone and Professors James Diggle and John Underhill. Organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League. Tickets £12 from 020 7486 9410. Venue: The Reform Club, 104 Pall Mall, London SW1.
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