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December 2017
£8
  • FILM: ‘Three Wishes for Cinderella’ (Vorlícek, 1973)

    Gate Cinema

  • December 10 4:25 pm to 6:00 pm
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  • 87 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3JZ
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    ‘This charming and colourful version of the Cinderella story contains all the expected ingredients – and a whole load more besides. Long before the belated absorption of feminism into Hollywood’s modern fairy tale adaptations brought a new generation of feisty young women to cinema screens, THREE WISHES FOR CINDERELLA imagined a smart and sassy heroine. Despite her grim family circumstances, Popelka (Safránková) has no intention of falling into the arms of her princely suitor (Trávnícek) before putting him through his…

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£8
  • FILM: ‘Three Wishes for Cinderella’ (Vorlícek, 1973)

    Brixton Ritzy Cinema

  • December 10 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
Open
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  • ‘This charming and colourful version of the Cinderella story contains all the expected ingredients – and a whole load more besides. Long before the belated absorption of feminism into Hollywood’s modern fairy tale adaptations brought a new generation of feisty young women to cinema screens, THREE WISHES FOR CINDERELLA imagined a smart and sassy heroine. Despite her grim family circumstances, Popelka (Safránková) has no intention of falling into the arms of her princely suitor (Trávnícek) before putting him through his…

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£7-£11
  • FILM: ‘Daisies’ (Chytilová, 1966)

    ICA

  • December 9 2:00 pm to 4:00 pm
Open
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  • The Mall SW1Y5AH
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    ‘There is nothing out there like Daisies, Vera Chytilová’s controversial anarcho-feminist riot from 1966. The film sees two women on a mission to smash up the world before nuclear bombs fall and take care of the job for them. It is a psychedelic miasma of colours and shapes, and is wholly emblematic of the unheralded director’s combative and discordant style. The grand finale, in which our heroines engage in a prolonged food fight – a not-so-veiled attack on bourgeois decadence…

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Free
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Christmas Book Fair

    Pushkin House

  • December 9 12:00 pm to 5:00 pm
Open
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Join us on the 9th of December for the Pushkin House Christmas Book Fair! We will have a selection of new, selected titles from our book shop, as well as an abundance of second-hand books for sale. A chance for you to grab yourself and the family some great last minute Christmas presents. Treat yourself to a cup of tea, mince pie, browse our library, and enjoy. The Pushkin House Christmas Book Fair will also host books by Cygnet publisher.…

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£45 including three course meal
  • OGNISKO EVENT: Christmas Party 2017

    Ognisko Polskie

  • December 8 7:00 pm
Open
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2PN
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    ‘Ognisko Polskie requests the pleasure of your company at a Christmas Party including carol singing and a three course dinner with wine by Jan Woroniecki. There is limited availability for this event so please book early. Dress is Black Tie or Lounge Suit.’ (Ognisko)

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£6
  • CONCERT: Bloom Twins and Special Guests

    229 Venue

  • December 7 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
Open
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  • 229 Great Portland St. W1W 5PN
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    ‘After a busy 2016 and 2017 supporting Duran Duran on their world arena tour, the Ukrainian electropop group Bloom Twins are back with a new single and a one off headline show plus support. With a growing international fan base after having put in the groundwork with previous singles and constant touring taking place in Japan, Ukraine and UK, the duo are excited to bring you brand-new singles along with some surprises too.’ (Ukrainian London)

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£15 (£12)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: The Rarities of Soviet Piano Music

    Pushkin House

  • December 7 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Pushkin House is proud to present a programme of rarely performed Soviet music. The pianist on the night is Pietro Bonfilio, a winner of numerous international piano competitions, having toured extensively in Europe and Asia. He specialises in the music of Dmitri Kabalevsky, whose Third Sonata and Preludes have recently been recorded for the Piano Classics label. Pietro will introduce the composers and there will be an opportunity to meet him afterwards, as well as buy a signed copy of…

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£6 per child
  • Kodály-based music sessions for children

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • December 7 10:45 am to 11:30 am
Open
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  • ‘Kodály-based music sessions for children (0-5 yrs) and their families Jointly presented by the Hungarian Cultural Association Guildford and the Hungarian Cultural Centre These music sessions are suitable for children as small as 6-month-old. During the sessions the parents learn and try out songs and games they can use at home with their children, which will help them develop not only their musical skills but create a strong bond between parents and children. Mária Chambers, founding director and a highly…

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£5 on door
  • BOOK LAUNCH – READING – CONCERT: Ivan Magor Jirous: My Itinerary Has Been Monotonous for Quite a While

    The Horse Hospital

  • December 6 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm
Open
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  • Colonnade, Bloomsbury, WC1N 1JD
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    ‘Imprisoned poet, art historian, band manager of the Plastic People of the Universe, and free-spirit under all circumstances, Ivan Martin Jirous (1944-2011) was together with Václav Havel one of the key actors of the Czech cultural dissent, representing its rawer, underground part. Throughout his stormy life he wrote hundreds of poems often revealing the tender and even pious side of his wild personality. Sensitively translated by Marek Tomin and illustrated by Lucie Ferliková, My Itinerary Has Been Monotonous for Quite a…

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£50
  • Bulgarian Charity Christmas Party

    Halls of the Bulgarian Embassy

  • December 6 7:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Open
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  • London,
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    Special charity Christmas party organized by Friends of Bulgaria London Bulgarian Choir Buffet Dinner Musical Entertainment Silent Auction

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£12 (£10)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: The Eitingons – In Conversation with Mary-Kay Wilmers

    Pushkin House

  • December 5 7:00 pm to 8:30 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Join us for an evening with London Review of Books editor Mary-Kay Wilmers as she reveals her astonishing family history and shines new light on Russia from the October Revolution to the Cold War. Mary-Kay Wilmers first began exploring the history of her remarkable family twenty years ago and made many surprising discoveries along the way. The result is The Eitingons: a book full of intrigue, assassinations, and secrets which exposes some of the darkest corners of the last century.…

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£10
  • British Czech and Slovak Association Christmas Concert

    Slovak Embassy

  • December 5 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
Open
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  • 25 Kensington Palace Gardens, London, W8 4QY
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    ‘An evening of chamber music performed by Diversions including pieces by the well-known Czech composers Bohuslav Martinů and Antonín Dvořák and Gustav Mahler, born near Jihlava on the border between Bohemia and Moravia. Also a rare opportunity to hear a work by Erwin Schulhoff, born in Prague to a German-Jewish family. Programme:Bohuslav Martinu: Sonata for flute and piano Gustav Mahler: Wir geniessen die himmlischen Freuden arranged by Arnon Zimra from the last movement of Symphony no. 4 Antonin Dvorak: Sonatina…

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£6 (£4)
  • Conradology event with Robert Hampson, Wojciech Orliński, Grażyna Plebanek, and Sarah Shoefield

    Waterstones Gower St.

  • December 5 6:30 pm to 8:30 pm
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  • WC1E 6EQ
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    ‘Polish-British Joseph Conrad is regarded as one of the greatest novelists to write in the English language. To celebrate his work, as well as his profound understanding of ever-current issues, Conradology explores his enduring relevance in both countries, bringing together the themes that shaped his life and work – the sea, colonialism, war, travel – in conceptual essays, near futuristic tales and new journeys through the heart of darkness, cementing Conrad’s reputation as a true citizen of the world. Join…

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£20-£95
  • DANCE: Sergei Polunin presents a mixed programme of new and revived work

    London Coliseum

  • December 5 to 10
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  • St.Martin's Lane WC2N 4ES
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    ‘5 Evening Performances: 5, 6, 7, 8 & 9 December (All performances at 7.30, apart from Wednesday 6 at 7pm) 2 Matinee Performances: 9 & 10 December (2.30 pm) Project Polunin presents SATORI, a very special mixed multimedia programme at the London Coliseum this December, presented by world-famous Ukrainian born ballet star Sergei Polunin. Performances between 5-9 December feature First Solo, a new short ballet starring Sergei, and created by award-winning choreographer Andrey Kaydanovskiy; Scriabiniana, with backing by a full orchestra, is the London premiere…

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£18
  • OGNISKO EVENT: Musical Moments with Pianist Iyad Sughayer

    Ognisko Polskie

  • December 4 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Open
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2PN
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    ‘We are happy to announce the latest of our monthly ‘Musical Momments’. These concerts take place on the first Monday of every month and are followed by a buffet with wine. This month we welcome Jordanian-Palestinian pianist Iyad Sughayer. The ‘Musical Moments’ concerts have been made possible by the very kind cooperation of The Trinity Laban Conservatoire of Music and Dance. We are very privileged in being able to present these young, highly talented musicians who are already making their…

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£10-£30
  • Arthur Rubinstein Piano Winner Szymon Nehring

    Wigmore Hall

  • December 3 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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  • 36 Wigmore St. W1U 2BP
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    ‘Programme: Ludiwg van Beethoven – Piano Sonata No.23 in F minor Op. 57 ‘Appassionata’ Fryderyk Chopin – Piano Sonata No.2 in B flat minor Op. 35 ‘Funeral March’ Karol Szymanowski – Twenty Mazurkas Op. 50, Variations in B flat minor Op. 3 Igor Stravinsky – Petrushka, 3 movements for piano Szymon Nehring won First Prize at the 2017 Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Master Competition in Tel Aviv as well as several extra prizes, including the Best Performance of a Chopin…

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£8
  • FILM: ‘Three Wishes for Cinderella’ (Vorlícek, 1973)

    Gate Cinema

  • December 3 2:45 pm to 4:15 pm
Open
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  • 87 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3JZ
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    ‘This charming and colourful version of the Cinderella story contains all the expected ingredients – and a whole load more besides. Long before the belated absorption of feminism into Hollywood’s modern fairy tale adaptations brought a new generation of feisty young women to cinema screens, THREE WISHES FOR CINDERELLA imagined a smart and sassy heroine. Despite her grim family circumstances, Popelka (Safránková) has no intention of falling into the arms of her princely suitor (Trávnícek) before putting him through his…

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£12 (£10)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Screening & Discussion – Sergei Zhenovach’s Adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s ‘Suicide’

    Pushkin House

  • December 3 2:00 pm to 5:30 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘Stage Russia HD (Theatre Art Studio): Sergey Zhenovach’s adaptation of Nikolai Erdman’s comedy centers around a young, unemployed man desperate enough to contemplate ending it all. As soon as he declares his will to die he finds himself surrounded by a variety of characters begging him to kill himself as a gesture for their cause. Flattered by this notoriety  but panicked at the prospect of actually having to go through with it, he must find a way out that somehow…

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£5
  • DASH ASYLUM: Closing Party

    The Rich Mix Arts Centre

  • December 2 7:30 pm to 11:30 pm
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  • 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    ‘This Autumn, Dash Arts is working with some of London’s exceptional migrant artists in its brand new International Perfomers Laboratory. Over two weeks an eclectric and exciting collection of UK-based actors and muscians with be working with Dash Arts Artistic Directors Tim Supple and Josephine Burton exploring all aspectes of performance in the unique Dash Arts style — across art-forms, languages and cultural background. Our closing party on Saturday 2nd December will throw open the doors to the public to…

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Free but registration essential
  • Christmas open day at the Hungarian Cultural Centre

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • December 2
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  • ‘Come and get into the Christmas spirit in the Hungarian Cultural Centre where a choral concert, harp and piano music will await those who come to our all-afternoon open day. Grab a glass of mulled wine and a gingerbread and enjoy the festive tunes of the Joyful Company of Singers, Mihály Berecz and Rita Schindler. Programme: 3 to 3.30 pm – Rita Schindler (harp) 5 to 5.30 pm – Mihály Berecz (piano) 7 to 7.30 pm – Joyful Company of…

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£7 on door
  • Weekend of Ukrainian art in London

    Ukrainian Cathedral Hall

  • December 2 to 3
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  • 21 Binney St. W1K 5BQ
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    ‘Ukrainian artists have been creating and enhancing world with their talents and masterpieces for centuries. Saturday, 2 December, 16:00 – 20:00 Sunday, 3 December, 11:00 – 15:00 Saturday, 2 December: this is an opportunity to visit and take a part at the following event “Masterclasses and Exhibition by Ukrainian Artists” . You will be able to see the exhibitions of traditional and modern art, embroidered work, also paintings by well established and new artists. While there you are welcome to…

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Free
  • OGNISKO EVENT: Polish Christmas Bazaar

    Ognisko Polskie

  • December 2 to 3
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    ‘There will be live music and a selection of Christmas drinks and food will be available from the Ognisko Restaurant. There will be stalls with lovely things to buy for presents, to decorate your house and tree or something special for yourself. All proceeds from the Bazaar will be going to Medical Aid for Poland Fund. It’s on both days from 12 o’clock, so come and enjoy the mulled wine and pączki and support our Polish Charity!’

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Free
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: When British Intelligence saw Battleship Potemkin

    Pushkin House

  • December 1 5:30 pm to 7:30 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘This session will look at the way in which early Soviet cinema first entered the UK, most famously Sergei Eisenstein’s Battleship Potemkin, but also other works by the celebrated cinematographer and the work of Vsevolod Pudovkin. The discussion will be led by Dr Timothy Phillips, author of The Secret Twenties: British Intelligence, the Russians and the Jazz Age, which was published by Granta in September. The British Government was extremely nervous when it learned in the mid-1920s that reels of Soviet…

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November 2017
Free but registration essential
  • War Artist: Maksym Butchenko presents his novel about the war in Donbas

    Ukrainian Institute

  • November 30 7:00 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • 79 Holland Park, London , W11 3SW
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    ‘This event will be held in English. The Embassy of Ukraine in the UK jointly with the Ukrainian Institute in London organizes the event «Russia’s propaganda against Ukraine: how a story of one Ukrainian family turned out to be a tragedy». A presentation of the book “War Artist” by Maksym Butchenko and discussion with the author. Maksym Butchenko, Ukrainian writer and journalist, born in Donbas (Rovenki city, Luhansk region) in 1977 and lived there until 2012. He worked at the…

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£12-£16
  • CONCERT: DakhaBrakha – their only 2017 London Show

    The Oval Space

  • November 29 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
Open
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  • 29-32 The Oval E2 9DT
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    ‘Dash Arts and Nest Collective are thrilled to present DakhaBrakha live in London in November. “edgy, eerie harmony vocals with concertina, cello and percussion work, in an exhilarating set that seemed to sum up their country’s chaos and hope.” Robin Denselow – The Guardian This award-winning quartet of multi-instrumentalist singers, experiment with Ukrainian folk melodies and rhythms, mixing beautiful original material with minimalism. Founded by former underground theatre performers, DakhaBrakha possesses an incredible stage presence that transcends its eclectic repertoire and instrumentation – which…

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£13-£16
  • DASH GIGS: Dakhabrakha’s Only London Concert 2017

    The Oval Space

  • November 29 8:00 pm to 11:00 pm
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  • 29-32 The Oval E2 9DT
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    ‘Dash Arts and the Nest Collective are pleased to announce the return of Ukrainian folk superstars Dakha Brakha. After a sell out gig in 2016 at Rich Mix and a triumphant Glastonbury debut, Dakha Brakha returns to London as the final event in our Revolution17 year of events, productions and gigs. “edgy, eerie harmony vocals with concertina, cello and percussion work, in an exhilarating set that seemed to sum up their country’s chaos and hope.” Robin Denselow – The Guardian’…

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£15-£40
  • CONCERT: Centennial Celebrations at the Cadogan Hall

    Cadogan Hall

  • November 28 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
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  • 5 Sloane Terrace SW1X 9DQ
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    ‘As a celebration of Romania’s National Day and the Romanian Centenary and a tribute to towering pianist Dinu Lipatti, one of 20th century greatest performers who was born 100 years ago, The Romanian Cultural Institute joins forces with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra for a gala event hosted by London’s Cadogan Hall and featuring renowned conductor Cristian Mandeal and irresistible pianist Alexandra Dariescu. The event is prefaced by a pre-concert talk offered by writer and Lipatti enthusiast Orlando Murrin, who will…

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£7 (£5)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Factory of Invalids: Disability, Mortality and Early Release on Medical Grounds in the Gulag

    Pushkin House

  • November 28 7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘A Talk by Mikhail Nakonechny Since the opening of classified GULAG archives in the early 1990s, there has been  a consensus that the death toll of prisoners in the GULAG between 1930-1955 is around  1,760,000.  For well over 20 years this consensus has not been seriously challenged. Nakonechny’s research aims to challenge this consensus through detailed analysis of an important practice that still remains largely unexplored: the early release of many prisoners “on medical grounds.”  Many of these prisoners were…

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£30
  • CONCERT: Kozak System in London

    229 Venue

  • November 26 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Open
£20 (£15)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Second International Medtner Festival – Opening Concert

    Pushkin House

  • November 26 5:00 pm to 6:30 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘As part of the festival dedicated to the music of enigmatic Russian composer-pianist of the Silver Age Nikolay Medtner (1880-1951), Pushkin House gathers together Medtner-enthusiasts from around the globe. The soloist of the Royal Opera House, Sofia Fomina will present several songs by the composer, whom Rachmaninov considered ‘the greatest of our time’! She will be joined by Pushkin House’s music curator Alexander Karpeyev. International soloists Vasily Gvozdetsky (Berlin) and Frank Huang (Miami University, U.S.A.) will play Medtner’s Tales and…

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£7 (£5)
  • PUSHKIN HOUSE: Second International Medtner Festival – Talk and Masterclass with Iain Burnside

    Pushkin House

  • November 26 2:30 pm to 4:00 pm
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  • 5A Bloomsbury Square, London, WC1A 2TA
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    ‘As part of the festival dedicated to the music of enigmatic Russian composer-pianist of the Silver Age Nikolay Medtner (1880-1951), Pushkin House presents a talk and a masterclass by renowned concert pianist and former BBC producer,Iain Burnside. Professor of the Guildhall School of Music and Drama, Iain will deliver a class on Medtner songs to some of GSMD’s leading students. In the second part, he  will be joined in conversation by Pushkin House’s music curator Alexander Karpeyev about Medtner’s life…

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£8
  • JAZZ CONCERT: Przemek Straczek Trio

    The Crypt

  • November 24 8:00 pm to 10:00 pm
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  • St.Giles Church, Camberwell Church St., London, SE5 8RB
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    ‘The trio first met in 2011. The leader of the group, and their composer, is the well acclaimed Polish guitarist Przemyslaw Straczek. In 2014, the band released the album White Grain of Coffee with Michal Wierba (piano), Francesco Angiuli (bass) and Flavio Li Vigni (drums) which was well received by critics. After the album release the band was selected to participate in the Bridge Music Programme organised by The Scottish Jazz Federation and they were able to present their album…

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£40 including canapés and wine
  • OGNISKO: Lady Rose Cholmondeley Charity Concert

    Ognisko Polskie

  • November 23 7:30 pm to 9:30 pm
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2PN
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    ‘Lady Rose Cholmondeley, chair of the Chopin Society, will be hosting a fundraising event for the Irena Sendler Award. It will include a concert, auction, raffle and canapees and wine.’ (Ognisko)

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Free but booking essential
  • Decommunized: Ukrainian Soviet mosaics: a new look at Ukraine’s Soviet heritage. Book launch and talk

    EBRD

  • November 23 1:00 pm to 2:30 pm
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  • 1 Exchange Square, London, EC2A 2JN
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    ‘The event will be in English. The annexation of Crimea and the war in the east of Ukraine have engendered an intense debate about whether the country’s public spaces should be purged of all remnants of Soviet monumental propaganda. In 2015 the Ukrainian parliament passed legislation banning these monuments as symbols of the obsolete Soviet regime. From an original population of 5500 in 1991, today not a single Lenin statue remains standing in Ukraine. The government-supported policies of “decommunization” have…

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Free
  • DASH CAFE: Five Years with Dash Arts in the Post-Soviet World

    The Rich Mix Arts Centre

  • November 22 7:30 pm to 10:00 pm
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  • 35 - 47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    ‘The November Cafe will reflect on Dash Arts’ five-year journey through the Post-Soviet world.  This last Revolution17 Dash Café will look back on these last five years with a group of exceptional colleagues and friends including Oliver Bullough and playwright Natalia Vorozhbit who will help us explore how politics and the arts have changed over the period. Plus there’ll be live music from our great collaborators Mazaika and Sasha Ilyukevich and tunes from DJ Mourrka who have performed with us many…

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£6 (£4)
  • LITERARY EVENT: Petra Hůlová: Three Plastic Rooms

    Waterstones Gower St.

  • November 21 6:30 pm to 8:00 pm
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  • 82 Gower St. WC1E 6EQ
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    ‘An evening with the award winning Czech writer Petra Hůlová launching the English publication of her novella Three Plastic Rooms in which a foul-mouthed Prague prostitute muses on her profession, ageing and the nature of materialism in commentaries for her own TV series. Combining the mundane with fetishism, violence and a highly innovative mixture of vulgar and poetic language, Hůlová’s world of irony and wit invites comparisons with Virginia Woolf’s A Room of One’s Own. Part of the 21st Made…

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£10 (£8)
  • THEATRE: ‘The Unburied. The Saint of Darkness’ by András Visky premieres in London

    The Mill Co

  • November 20 8:00 pm to November 25 10:30 pm
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  • Rose Lipman Buidling, 43 De Beauvoir Road, N1 5SQ
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    ‘The Romanian Cultural Institute is proud to support the world premiere of ‘The Unburied. The Saint of Darkness‘(2016), an unexpected take on Antigone’s myth by award-winning playwright and poet András Visky, one of Romania’s most notable theatre personalities. The play, skilfully transposed into English by Jozefina Komporaly, is produced by [Foreign Affairs] Theatre Company and performed by an all-female international cast made of Irene Panni, Isobel Pilkington, Megan Smith and Olivia Negrean, under the direction of Trine Garrett and Camila…

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£12.50 (£11.50)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE: ‘The Sins of Love’ (Lamač, 1929) & live music accompaniment by Ivan Acher

    Barbican Cinema 1

  • November 19 4:00 pm to 5:10 pm
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  • Silk St. EC2Y 8DS
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    ‘The dramatic story of an actor whose life is destroyed by a theatre engagement in the big city, and by his obsessive love for his beautiful, much younger wife. When Ivan and Sonia leave the countryside for the city, she becomes a star and takes a lover; so begins a spiral of events that lead to tragedy. Beautifully directed by leading European actor and filmmaker Karel Lamač who shot newsreels during WWI and with RAF during WWII. Karel Lamač /…

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£tbc
  • EFG LONDON JAZZ FESTIVAL: Jerzy Malek Quartet & special guest Leszek Kulakowski

    Polish Jazz Cafe, POSK

  • November 18 8:30 pm to 10:45 pm
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  • 238-246 Kings St , London, W6 ORF
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    ‘With influences from European folk musics, Polish trumpeter Jerzy Malek is joined by fellow countryman, pianist Leszek Kulakowski in an electrifying set of new music. Multi-award winning trumpeter and composer Jerzy Malek return’s to Jazz Cafe POSK for an exclusive London performance. Considered as one of the best Polish trumpet players of the moment, MaÅ‚ek is inspired by rhythmical elements of European folk, contemporary influences and new concepts of harmony. In 2012 he was nominated for the Polish Phonographic Academy…

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£12 (£11)
  • MADE IN PRAGUE: ‘Ice Mother’ (Sláma, 2017) + Q&A with actor Pavel Nový

    Regent St. Cinema

  • November 18 8:20 pm to 10:15 pm
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  • 309 Regent St. W1B 2UW
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    ‘Hana carries the groceries, looks after her grandchildren and cooks dinners for her self-centred sons. Never thinking about herself she carries on until she meets light-hearted Broňa, an ice swimmer, who lives in a camper van with his best friend Adele, a hen. Absorbed into Broňa’s swimming team, Hana gradually overcomes her fear of both life and icy water shocking her family and proving that it is never too late to change. Full of loveable characters, this heart-warming tragicomedy was…

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