DIARY of EVENTS for the UK GREEK COMMUNITY
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2 February 6.30 pm
Book Club Meeting New members welcome. Further information from 020 7487 5060. Venue: Library, Hellenic Centre.
3 February 6.00 pm
The Islamic Collection of the Benaki Museum, a New Museum near the Kerameikos in Athens Fourteenth Annual Runciman Lecture delivered by Angelos Delivorias (University of Athens, Director of the Benaki Museum). Organised by the Centre for Hellenic Studies, King's College, London. Further information from 020 7848 2212. The lecture will be preceded by a Service of Orthodox Vespers in the Chapel of King's College, London at 5.15 pm. Venue: Great Hall, Strand Campus, King's College, London.
Thursday 3 February 7.30 pm
5 February 8.30 pm - 11.00 pm
New Year Drinks Party organised by the Hellenic Medical Society of Great Britain. Tickets £5 to be booked by 4 February. Further information and bookings from firstname.lastname@example.org. Venue: Appartment 195, 195 Kings Road, London SW3.
|6||Sun||Sunday 6 February 12.45 pm Sunday Lunch Family Quiz An event in English for adults and children organised by the Fundraising Committee of the Hellenic Centre. Participating age 13+. Throughout the event children under 13 will be entertained by Ali Do Lali, Magician Extarordinaire. Tickets £30, £15 for children under 13 from 020 7487 5060. Proceeds in aid of the Hellenic Centre. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.|
7 February - Thursday 3 March
New Work from Cyprus An exhibition of paintings by Nick Malone. Please contact 020 7487 5060 for opening hours. Venue: Friends Room, Hellenic Centre.
9 February 6.30 pm - 10.30 pm
Hellenic Centre Bar late opening with live music, snacks and drinks at reasonable prices.
Wednesday 9 February 6.30 pm
10 February 7.30 pm
George Seferis: The Voice of Humanity in the 20th Century The third C N Hadjipateras Annual Memorial Lecture delivered by Prof. Roderick Beaton and organised by Eteria Ellinon Epistimonon. Open to the public. Further information from 020 8360 0419. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
13 February 7.30 pm
Recital for two Pianos by the award winning Piano Duo "Antithesis" Petros Moschos/Dimitris Karydis with works of Scriabin, Rachmaninof, Samuel, Milhaud, Costandinidis and Koumentakis. Event organised by Life Action Trust. Further information and booking details from 0870 401 8181 or www.sbc.org.uk. Venue: Purcell Room, South Bank Centre.
17 February 7.30 pm
The Naturalist in Chios A lecture by Mike Taylor, Liverpool Museum, on the many and varied pristine natural habitats of the island of Chios and their wide range of flora and fauna. Part of the series "Discover Greece and Cyprus". To be followed by a performance of dances from the island of Chios by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Organised by the Hellenic Centre in association with Lykion ton Hellinidon. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
Open University, Andreas Papapavlou The use and preservation of the Greek language and the identity of the Greek Cypriots in the UK, Britannia Road 8pm.
19 February 7.30 pm
H Mantra tou Attik An event of words and music dedicated to Attik, the famous Greek composer and songwriter of the 30s and 40s with D Nahmia (piano), M Kannelopoulou (vocals) and Y Tselepidis (vocals). Tickets £15, £12 concessions. Ticket price includes one free drink. Bookings from 020 7487 5060. Proceeds in aid of the Hellenic Centre. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
The community of St Raphael Nicholas and
Irene are organizing a Dinner and Dance to raise funds for our newly
established church. Your presence will honor us and will help our
community to achieve its plans, which are our own church and a local Greek
Manor Hill Greek School Dinner & Dance,Royal Nation Hotel 7pm. Tel:020 8959 6620
23 February 7.30 pm
Violin, Cello & Piano Recital with Atlas trio (Tom Hankey - violin, Sarah Dubost-Hautefeuille - cello, Elena Nalimova - piano). Programme to include Trio Pathetique by M Glinka, Trio by M Ravel, Trio in E flat Major by F Schubert and a performance of Greek music. Organised by the Hellenic Centre. Free entry but please confirm attendance on 020 7486 9196. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
24 - Saturday 26 February 7.30 pm
Byzantine Festival in London A series of events organised by the Byzantine Festival in London 2004. Further information from 020 7286 3944. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
25 February 6.00 pm - 9.00 pm
Rebetiko at SOAS Seminars on the history of Rebetiko and the lives of its singers and musicians, study of individual songs and live performances by visiting musicians. Organised by the Institute of Rebetology (London). Further information from email@example.com. Venue: School of African and Oriental Studies, Thornhaugh Street, London WC1.
26 February 7.30 pm
The London Hellenic Ball organised by the London Hellenic Society. Further information from 020 7588 3711. Venue: Royal Lancaster Hotel.
27 February 10.00 am - 5.00 pm
Dance Workshop organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information and booking details from 020 7229 4086 or 020 8368 8893. Venue: Great Hall, Hellenic Centre.
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