DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY
|8||Tue||Tuesday 8 September, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre Patrick Leigh Fermor in Greece A talk in English by Artemis Cooper, author of Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure. Organised by the Patrick Leigh Fermor Society. Free entry; booking essential at firstname.lastname@example.org|
|18||Fri||Friday 18 September, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre The Wisdom of the Poem: C P Cavafy/A Sikelianos - An Innovative Approach Every poem has dimensions beyond the visible contours, revealing the infinite within the limited, bringing the unconscious into consciousness. Honouring poetry as the highest art of life, Omilos Eksipiretiton (The Servers’ Society) presents a different and philosophical way to analyse it, through poems by Cavafy and Sikelianos. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at email@example.com Supported by the Hellenic Centre.|
|20||Sun||Sunday 20 September, 12.30pm to 8pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3 Sustainable Luxury Fashion Pop Up Shop by the Ionian Society in aid of the charities it supports. Further information on 07765 292990, 07808 777946.|
|23||Wed||Wednesday 23 September, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre What Next for Greece A lecture in English by Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Adviser, CEBR. Free entry; booking essential on 07904 086677 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Macedonian Society of GB.|
September to Sunday 27 September - The Hellenic Centre Deities, Beasts
and Beauty An exhibition of mythological puppets, hangings and clothes
by East London Textile Arts, inspired by ancient Greek beasts and the
Hellenic Centre’s Patterns of Magnificence exhibition (February 2014). East
London Textile Arts has been running textile projects with diverse groups in
Newham for over 7 years, exhibiting in local buildings and Central London;
50% of its work is with adults with learning disabilities. Cards, decorated
papers, booklets, clothes and fabrics, all printed from the handmade
textiles, will be on sale. Free entry; opening hours 10am to 5pm. Private
view on Thursday 24 September, 6.30-8.30pm. Supported by the Hellenic
Friday 25 September, 6.15pm - British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1 The Mapping of Cyprus, 1485-1885 A lecture in English by Ashley Baynton Williams organised by the Cultural Section of the Cyprus High Commission London and the British Library. Under the auspices of the High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus. Free entry but registration required; confirmation attendance marked ISLG Lecture to be sent at email@example.com
Friday 25 September, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre Fallen Angel - Έκπτωτος Άγγελος A presentation in Greek of Nicole-Anna Maniati’s book. Fallen Angel, nominated for the Literature Awards by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, is a powerful, sensitive and revolutionary novel, dealing with self-harm and the cruelty or indifference that drives children to it. Presented by Dr Kiki Sonidou. Excerpts read by Ariadne Mpoulouzou. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at firstname.lastname@example.org Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
Tuesday 29 September, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre
Borrowed Shoes A ‘solo and a cappella’ music performance, knit together
following emotional pathways, rather than a strict thematic line, aiming to
break down the distance between performer and audience. Christina Maxouri
‘borrows’ old and new Greek melodies, and interprets them ‘a cappella’, in a
handmade, home-crafted performance, which allows for potential
‘imperfections’ and unexpected, surprising moments. Guest: Pavlos Melas.
Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at
Organised by the Hellenic Centre.
Tuesday 29 September to Thursday 29 October - The Hellenic Centre Summer in our Hearts Erietta Vordoni exhibits her artwork and shows us how everything seems possible when we feel love inside us. Private view on Wednesday 30 September, 6.30- 8.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. Supported by the Hellenic Centre
|30||Wed||Wednesday 30 September, 7pm Ionian Society Get Together Drinks Further information on 07765 292990, 07808 777946.|
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