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November 2017
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  • THEATRE: ‘Bad Roads’: a play by Natalya Vorozhbyt

    Jerwood Theatre Upstairs

  • November 15 to December 23
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  • Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, SW1W 8AS
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    “I spend the night in an officer’s barracks, where no woman has ever set foot.” In the darkest recesses of Ukraine, a war is raging. A journalist takes a research trip to the front line. Teenage girls wait for soldiers on benches. A medic mourns her lover killed in action. Heart-breaking, powerful and bitterly comic accounts of what it is to be a woman in wartime. “A body without a head in a body bag just doesn’t turn me on.”…

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December 2017
£50
  • Revolution! Fundraising Reception by the Ukrainian Institute London

    The Royal Society

  • December 13 6:30 pm to 11:00 pm
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  • 6-9 Carlton House Terrace SW1Y 5AG
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    ‘The Ukrainian Institute London invites you to “Revolution!” – a  truly revolutionary fundraising reception celebrating the rich historic and artistic heritage of Ukraine’s 1917 Revolution. To be held on 13 December at 6:30 pm at the Royal Society, a historic and prestigious venue in the heart of London. Join us for a glorious evening celebrating Ukraine’s rich identity and a special centenary of political aspirations. Opening remarks by special guest speaker, Anne Applebaum, the well-known historian, columnist and patron of the Ukrainian Institute. Followed by a specially tailored performance…

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Free but registration essential
  • FILM SCREENING: ‘Katya Paskaleva – The Last Role’ (Konstantinova)

    Bulgarian Cultural Institute

  • December 13 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Open
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  • 188 Queen's Gate, London, SW75HL
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    ‘Special guest: Scriptwriter and Producer Georgi Toshev “Katya Paskaleva – The Last Role” is an attempt to arrange the puzzle of a dynamic, joyful and painful life. For the first time, facts from the actress’s biography reveal features of her creative and lifestyle. The basis of the film is the story of the Petrich girl growing up in an ordinary family in Pernik, who finds in her childhood that the only way to escape the mediocrity and monotony of being…

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£7 (£5)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Lesley Chamberlain in Conversation with Rosamund Bartlett: Reflections on the Russian Soul

    Pushkin House

  • December 13 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Join us for a conversation marking the launch of two enlightening new books on Russian culture from distinguished historians Lesley Chamberlain and Rosamund Bartlett – Arc of Utopia: The Beautiful Story of the Russian Revolution and The Russian Soul: Selections from A Writer’s Diary. Lesley Chamberlain’s Arc of Utopia: The Beautiful Story of the Russian Revolution offers a fresh look at the German philosophical origins of the Russian Revolution and links the final upheaval of October 1917 with an astonishing period in…

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£45
  • OGNISKO EVENT: Table 55 – Launch of Kavka Vodka

    Ognisko Polskie

  • December 13 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
Open
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2PN
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    ‘This December our Ognisko dining club, Table 55, will be hosting the exclusive launch of Kavka Vodka, a new Polish vodka by Jan Woroniecki. Join us for a bespoke tasting led by Ian Wisniewski, one of the UK’s foremost spirits experts and author of numerous publications, including Classic Vodka and Classic Malt. The evening will include welcome drinks followed by a menu of sharing dishes including herring, blinis, shashlik and charcuterie with a selection of desserts, complemented by a range…

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Free
  • Ukrainian and English Christmas Carols at Trafalgar Square

    Trafalgar Square

  • December 17 5:00 pm to 6:00 pm
Open
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  • ‘Free. Donations are welcome More than 80 singers from the ‘Rock Choir’ and The Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral Choir ‘Promin Nadii’ are joining forces to perform under the Christmas tree for you! Make Trafalgar Square glow blue & yellow and enjoy festive music! Everyone who makes a donation will receive a blue or yellow neon bracelet. Your donation will help internally displaced children from the war zone in Eastern Ukraine to spend their next Christmas in a place they can call home.…

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£7 (£5)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: The Dmitriev Affair

    Pushkin House

  • December 19 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Yuri Dmitriev, a Gulag researcher, who had been locating and exhuming the mass graves of Stalin’s victims since 1980-s, was arrested  on 13th December 2016 and imprisoned on trumped-up charges. His trial started in June 2017 and is still going on. The Dmitriev affair will be discussed by lawyers and human rights activists. The event will be chaired by John Crowfoot, researcher and translator, who created the site https://dmitrievaffair.wordpress.com and Bill Bowring, a practicing barrister and Professor of Law at Birkbeck…

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