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 October  2007
1 Mon

Monday 1 October to Friday 26 October

Chromoscopia et al Exhibition of works by Pindaros Michaelides.  Under the auspices of Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon.   Private view Wednesday, 3 October 6-9pm.  Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours.

Venue: Friends Room , Hellenic Centre  

Monday 1 October 7pm

War of the Worlds   An illustrated lecture by Michael Wood on his journey into northern Iraq to locate for the first time the site of Gaugamela:  the greatest battle of the ancient world.  Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 8908 5010 or sec@macedonia.org.uk

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre

 

2 Tue  
3 Wed

Wednesday 3 October 6.45pm

Book Club Meeting New members welcome.  Further information on 020 7487 5060

Venue: Members Room, Hellenic Centre

 

4 Thu

Thursday 4 October 7.15pm

The Heart Doctors   A presentation by Eleni Sotiriou and Genie Lyra; the third in a series of talks on voluntary/aid work by Hellenic Centre Members and Friends.  Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196

Venue:  Friends Room, Hellenic Centre

 

5 Fri  
6 Sat  
     
7 Sun  
8 Mon  
9 Tue  
10 Wed

Wednesday 10 October 12 noon

Get Together A social event organised by the Lykion ton Hellinidon for its Members and Friends.  Further information and bookings on 020 7224 1969 or 020 7792 8838

Venue:  Friends Room, Hellenic Centre

Wednesday 10 October 7.00pm

From National School to Modernity - A Homage to Nikos Skalkottas and his Legacy   A contemporary music concert for piano solo and a presentation of the life and oeuvre of the Greek composer Nikos Skalkottas by the musicologist Dr Evangelia Mantzourani.  Programme to include works by the composer alongside compositions by Costas Kafouros, Dimitris Dragatakis and Robert Keeley.  Soloist: Dominic Saunders, Artistic Director: Costas Kafouros.  Organised by the Hellenic Centre.  Sponsored by the Niarchos (London) Ltd.  Tickets 10.  Free entry for Hellenic Centre Members, OAP's, Full-Time Students, Westminst ResCard Holders, Registered Unemployed, Registered Disabled (proof of identity required).  Further information and bookings on 020 7487 5060

Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre

 

11 Thu

Thursday 11 October 7.30pm

From Bronze Age to Space Age:  Archaeology Meets Science in the Minoan - Mycenaean World   Lecture by Dr Holly Martlew on food and drink in Bronze Age Greece, including tasting of food and drink of the era.  Further information and bookings on 020 7486 9410 (voicemail) or info@anglohellenicleague.org

Venue: St Columba's Church Hall, Pont Street, SW1X 0BD

 

12 Fri  
13 Sat Saturday 13 October

Radiomarathon Gala and Auction

Tel: 020 7307 8412

     
14 Sun  
15 Mon  
16 Tue

Tuesday 16 October 7.30pm

Emmanuel Roidis - His Life and his Works An illustrated lecture in Greek by Charilaos Kitromilides.  Readings by Costas Kavvadas.  Organised by the Ionian Society and the Academy Social Club.  Open to the public.  Further information on 020 7589 2371

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
17 Wed  
18 Thu  
19 Fri

Friday 19 October 7.30pm

Hippocratic Oration Lecture delivered by Fotis Kafatos, Professor of Natural Sciences, Imperial College, London.  Organised by the Hellenic Medical Society.  Further information on c.anagnostopoulos@imperial.ac.uk

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
20 Sat

Saturday 20 October to Monday 22 October 7.15pm

An Evening with Iacovos Kampanelis   ETHOL (London Hellenic Theatre) in association with the Hellenic Centre presents two one-act plays by Greece's greatest living playwright: The Woman and The Fault; a picturesque tragic-comedy reversing a game of power between a mother and the two policemen who come to arrest her son; Him and His Trousers; a funny journey of self-discovery.  Director:  Costas Passalis, Artistic Supervision:  ETHOL.  All performances are in Greek.  Tickets 10.  Further information and bookings on 020 7487 5060

Venue:  Great Hall, Hellenic Centre
     
21 Sun  
22 Mon

Monday 22 October 7.00pm

Nikos Kazantzakis:  Politics of the Spirit   Launch of book by Peter Bien to mark the 50th anniversary of Kazantzaki's death.  Organised by the Centre for Hellenic Studies, Kings College London.  Supported by the Cretan Association of Great Britain.  Further information on 020 7848 2299

Venue:  King's College London, The Strand, WC2R 2LS
23 Tue

Tuesday 23 October 7.30pm

Nikos Kazantzakis   Lecture in Greek.  Organised by the Ionian Society and ETHOL.  Under auspices of the General Consul of Greece, Mrs Maria Theofili.  Open to the public.  Further information on 020 7589 2371

Venue: Great Hall , Hellenic Centre
24 Wed  
25 Thu  
26  Fri

Friday 26 October 7pm

St Demetrius Day - Patron Saint of Thessaloniki   An evening of celebration organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain for its Members and Friends.  Entrance by invitation.  Further information on 020 8908 5010 or sec@macedonia.org.uk

Venue: Great Hall , Hellenic Centre
27 Sat  
     
28 Sun  
29 Mon

Monday 29 October to Friday 16 November

Jewellery and Paintings An exhibition by Marina Kulukundis and by Karin Dracoulis.  Private view Tuesday 30 October, 6 - 9pm.  Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours.

Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.

 

30 Tue  
     

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