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October 2018
£10
  • Explaining and Documenting Ukraine’s Famine: New Research Findings from the UK

    Ukrainian Institute

  • October 18 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 79 Holland Park, London , W11 3SW
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    October 18 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm £10 WHEN: 18 October 2018, 7pm WHERE: Ukrainian Institute, 79 Holland Park, London Admission: This is a ticketed event. £10 per person. Ticlet price includes free wine reception after the talk. Please book your tickets here. This event is organised by the Ukrainian Institute London. As we approach the centenary of Ukraine’s famine of the 1930s, we are yet to understand its scale and mechanism. There’re not many witnesses left, but the archival documents, written testimonies and photographic evidence allow researchers to…

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£10.00 - £14.30
  • Donbass: New film by Sergei Loznitsa at BFI Film Festival

    Cine Lumiere

  • October 17 8:40 PM to 10:00 PM
Open
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  • 17 Queensberry Pl SW7 2DT
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    October 17 @ 8:40 pm – 10:30 pm WHEN: Wednesday 17 October 2018 20:40, Cine Lumiere Friday 19 October 2018 20:45, Vue Leicester Sq, Screen 6 Admission: On sale from 13-09-2018 10:00 am. Book here Dir-Scr Sergei LoznitsaProd Heino DeckertWith Tamara Yatsenko, Liudmila Smorodina, Olesya ZhurakovskayaGermany-Ukraine-France-Netherlands-Romania2018121minSales Pyramide InternationalSubtitles Peter Hames: Constructed from 13 episodes, Loznitsa’s engrossing drama provides a unique take on one of the most disturbing and threatening of contemporary conflicts. After watching amateur videos posted on the internet, Loznitsa…

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£25
  • DakhaBrakha at Southbank Centre

    Southbank Centre

  • October 17 7:30 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • Belvedere Road SE1 8XX
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    ctober 17 @ 7:30 pm – 10:00 pm £25 WHEN: Wednesday, 17 October 2018, 19:30pm WHERE: Southbank Centre / Queen Elizabeth Hall, Belvedere Road, London SE1 8 XX Admission: £25 Book here At the crossroads of Ukrainian folklore and theatre, intimate then riotous, DakhaBrakha is a treat from Ukraine. Original, outstanding and authentic at the same time they create a world of unexpected new music. After their rapturous WOMAD performance in 2016, they sold out at Rich Mix, then again at Oval Space in 2017.…

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£9 - £11
  • Freud’s Sculptor: The Life and Works of Oscar Nemon

    Freud Museum

  • October 16 6:30 PM to 8:30 PM
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  • 20 Maresfield Gardens NW3 5SX
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    In 1931, a Jewish boy from Croatia, persuaded the reluctant Sigmund Freud to sit for him in Vienna. This young man was Oscar Nemon. Daughter of Oscar Nemon and author of Finding Nemon (release date September 2018), Aurelia Young will tell the story of her father’s life. The bust Nemon made of Freud in 1931 can be seen in the study at the Freud Museum. Freud was generous with his precious time and sat for Nemon a second time in…

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£16
  • Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead by Olga Tokarczuk

    Curzon Bloomsbury

  • October 16 6:15 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Brunswick Centre WC1N 1AW
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    The 2018 Man Booker International Prize winner is back to promote her new novel Photo by Łukasz Giza   Olga Tokarczuk is the 2018 winner of the Man International Booker Prize, the first Polish writer to do so, for her novel Flights (the award shared between her and the book’s translator, Jennifer Croft). Drive Your Plow Over the Bones of the Dead is hotly anticipated and is published for the first time in English translation by Antonia Lloyd-Jones this year,…

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£10 / £7
  • European Graphic Novels: Drawing Untold Stories

    British Library

  • October 16 6:15 AM to 8:30 PM
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  • 96 Euston Road NW1 2DB
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    Graphic novels are proving themselves the unlikely arena for European artists and writers to come to confront difficult and untold twentieth century experiences. Join Czech artists Tomáš Kučerovský and Toy Box, two out of 13 authors of We Are Still at War and German-American author and illustrator Nora Krug, author of Heimat, to find out what drew them to tell these personal and collective stories in graphic form and the process by which they were made. We Are Still At War sold more than 13,000 copies in the…

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£14.30 (£13)
  • ‘Winter Flies’ (Olmerzu, 2018) at BFI London Film Festival 2018

    ICA

  • October 15 9:00 PM to October 17 11:30 AM
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  • The Mall SW1Y5AH
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    Two teenagers embark on a quixotic journey in a stolen car across the Czech Republic in Olmo Omerzu’s bittersweet take on the road movie genre. Dir Olmo Omerzu Prod Jiří KonečnýScr Petr PýchaWith Tomáš Mrvík, Jan František Uher, Eliška KřenkováCzech Republic-Slovenia-Poland-Slovakia201885minSales CercamonSubtitles Mára and Hedus are eventually stopped by the police and, when confronted by the female interrogator (an impressive performance by Lenka Vlasáková), they tell their story through a series of flashbacks, albeit with Mára offering some unorthodox digressions.…

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£10.00 - £17.60
  • László Nemes’s new film ‘Sunset’ at the BFI London Film Festival

    Vue Leicester Square

  • October 15 8:45 PM to October 16 5:00 PM
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  • 3 Cranbourn Street WC2H 7AL
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    The BFI London Film Festival presents ‘Sunset’, the brand new film by László Nemes. The movie is also nominated in the festival’s official competition selection with nine other outstanding works. ‘Sunset’ (Napszállta) is a Hungarian film directed by László Nemes (the director of the Son of Saul, the second Hungarian work that won the Academy Award for Best Foreign Language Film) and co-written by Nemes, Clara Royer and Matthieu Taponier. It premiered at the 5th Venice International Film Festival and…

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£16/£14
  • Bacewicz and Szymanowski’s legacies performed at Wigmore Hall

    Wigmore Hall

  • October 14 11:30 PM
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  • 36 Wigmore Street, London, W1U 2BP
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    Jennifer Pike and Petr Limonov’s classical music matinee 14 October 2018, 11.30am Wigmore Hall 36 Wigmore Street London W1U 2BP BOOK NOW Grazyna Bacewicz was an exceptional violinist who later concentrated on composition: her folk-based Polish Caprice forms a vivid contrast with her compatriot Szymanowski’s Mediterranean-inspired miniatures and with Vaughan Williams’s idyllic pastoral vision.

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£14, £12; children/students £5
  • West London Sinfonia Plays Smetana’s Má vlast

    St Michael's Church Bedford Park

  • October 13 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
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  • Bath Road, London, W4 1TT
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    To mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, one of London’s leading amateur orchestras plays Bedrich Smetana’s superb cycle of six tone poems celebrating in music the landscape, legends and folklore of the Czech nation. Programme: Elizabeth Maconchy: Proud Thames Smetana: Má vlast (My Country) Conductor: Marc Dooley Leader: Iwona Boesche Tickets: £14, £12; children/students £5 Book online at www.westlondonsinfonia.org West London Sinfonia One of London’s leading amateur orchestras, West London Sinfonia was founded in 1970  It performs…

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free but registration in advance is required
  • Orsolya Fenyvesi at the European Poetry Festival

    Rich Mix

  • October 13 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Open
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  • 35-47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    The aim of European Poetry Festival is to bring together some of the finest literary and avant-guarde poets of this generation and to share it with the public. They present new collaborative performances from some of Europe’s most exciting European poets. This special Camarade, an interim event for the wider European Poetry Festival, will be a extraordinary night of live poetry and experimentation that brings poets from 20 European nations together in London. With other remarkable talents now they introduce…

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£45, £35, £25
  • David Helfgott plays in Cadogan Hall

    Cadogan Hall

  • October 13 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 5 Sloane Terrace SW1X 9DQ
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    Shine pianist live in London  13 October 2018, 7.30pm Cadogan Hall 5 Sloane Terrace London SW1X 9DQ  BOOK NOW  Immortalised by Geoffrey Rush’s Oscar-winning performance in the heart-breaking movie ‘Shine’, David Helfgott is one of today’s most recognisable pianists on the international stage. His loyal audiences worldwide respond to his unique style of performing as to no other artist, celebrating with him in his concert-making his triumph over adversity to become one of the most successful pianists of his generation.…

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£14, £12; children/students £5
  • West London Sinfonia Plays Smetana’s Má vlast

    St Michael's Church Bedford Park

  • October 13 7:30 PM to 9:30 PM
Open
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  • Bath Road, London, W4 1TT
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    To mark the 100th anniversary of the founding of Czechoslovakia, one of London’s leading amateur orchestras plays Bedrich Smetana’s superb cycle of six tone poems celebrating in music the landscape, legends and folklore of the Czech nation. Programme: Elizabeth Maconchy: Proud Thames Smetana: Má vlast (My Country) Conductor: Marc Dooley Leader: Iwona Boesche Tickets: £14, £12; children/students £5 Book online at www.westlondonsinfonia.org West London Sinfonia One of London’s leading amateur orchestras, West London Sinfonia was founded in 1970  It performs…

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£35 (cones available)
  • We Are Still at War at LICAF 2018

    CCT Chamber

  • October 13 2:30 PM to 3:30 PM
Open
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  • Kendal, Cumbria,
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    A presentation at this year’s The Lakes International Comic Art Festival celebrating the UK launch of the graphic novel ‘We Are Still at War’ which sold more than 13,000 copies in the original Czech edition. The book features documentary comics in the style of Art Spiegelman’s ‘Maus’, combining oral history with high artistry. It contains 13 testimonies by people who experienced the totalitarian regime – either Nazi rule or communism. Two of those artists, Tomáš Kučerovský and Toy_Box will be…

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£5.95
  • ‘Hello I Am David!’ A documentary about Shine pianist David Helfgott

    Polish Jazz Cafe, POSK

  • October 11 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
Open
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  • 238-246 Kings St , London, W6 ORF
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    11 October 2018, 7.30pm Jazz Cafe Posk 238-246 King Street London W6 0RF  BOOK NOW  After the Oscar-winning film SHINE told the story of his extraordinary life, concert pianist David Helfgott shot to worldwide fame as a unique artistic personality. HELLO I AM DAVID! is the first ever documentary about this exceptional pianist; born in Australia to Polish refugees, the rest of whose family perished in the Nazi death camps, a wunderkind who shone at the Royal College of Music…

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FREE but registration required
  • Great Union Centenary: President of the Romanian Academy, Ioan-Aurel Pop, at the British Museum

    Stevenson Lecture Theatre, British Museum

  • October 11 3:00 PM to 4:00 PM
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  • Great Russell Street, London, WC1B 3DG
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    Celebrated historian and President of the Romanian Academy, Ioan-Aurel Pop, is our special guest in this Centenary Year and the protagonist of an illuminating talk entitled ‘The making of united Romania: a 100-year journey’, presented in partnership with the British Museum. In the annus mirabilis 1918, at the end of the bloodiest war history had ever known, Romanians fulfilled their most cherished political ideal – the unification of all provinces where they held majority: Transylvania, Banat, Crișana, Maramureș, Bessarabia, and…

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£20-£25
  • The Little Prince by Xameleon Theatre

    The Cockpit Theatre

  • October 10 7:30 PM to October 12 7:30 PM
Open
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  • Gateforth St. NW8 8EH
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    The Little Prince by Antoine de Saint-Exupery A pilot crashes his plane in the desert and meets the little prince from a distant asteroid… After sold-out performances in March 2017, Xameleon Theatre brings back The Little Prince based on Antoine de Saint-Exupery’s universal tale. Directed by renowned Central Asian theatre director Ovlyakuli Khodzhakuli, this play talks about love, responsibility and loyalty in a simple and non-dogmatic way by bringing us back to the heart of what truly matters. This philosophical…

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VIP £100 (includes pre-concert and interval reception), £45, £35, £25, £15
  • 1918-2018: Centenary Reconciliation Concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra

    Cadogan Hall

  • October 10 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 5 Sloane Terrace SW1X 9DQ
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    Górecki, Tchaikovsky and many more 10 October 2018, 7pm Cadogan Hall 5 Sloane Terrace London SW1X 9DQ BOOK NOW 1918-2018: Centenary Reconciliation Concert with the Royal Philharmonic Orchestra. A concert dedicated to the 100th Anniversary of the end of the First World War with works from the last century offering reflection, renewal and the ultimate triumph of the spirit. Cultural Solidarity Media would like to present a Centenary Reconciliation Concert to mark the end of World War I featuring the…

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FREE, booking required
  • A forgotten virtuoso: Mîndru Katz (1925 – 1978)

    Romanian Cultural Centre in London

  • October 9 6:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • Manchester Square, 18 Fitzharding, London, W1H 6EQ
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    Music | Photography | Talk | Drinks | Tuesday | 9 October Romania gave the world four great pianists in the XXth century. All four were exiles: Clara Haskill, Dinu Lipatti, Mindru Katz and Radu Lupu. Ioana Voicu-Arnăuțoiu, a violinist who has carried out extensive research in the archive of the communist secret police (Securitate) will tell the story of Mîndru Katz. Katz rose to prominence in the late ’50 mainly through his concerts in London. He chose not to return to Romania when the…

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£5
  • Bill Johnston with Pan Tadeusz in Cambridge and London

    Ognisko Polskie

  • October 8 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW72PN
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    Meet the ingenious translator of one of Poland’s most beloved Romantic masterpieces Monday 8 October, 7:30pm Literary Classics: Translating Mickiewicz and Madách for the Modern World Ognisko Polskie – The Polish Hearth Club 55 Exhibition Road, London Member Price: Free Non-member Price: £5, book online Entry price includes a glass of wine. Three world’s leading literary translators discuss how to translate great national epics. Come and meet Bill Johnston, whose new translation of Adam Mickiewicz’s classic novel in verse, Pan…

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free but registration in advance is required
  • Monday Jazz with Krisztián Oláh

    Hungarian Cultural Centre

  • October 8 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • The Hungarian Cultural Centre gladly presents an astonishing young pianist, Krisztián Oláh. Join us after a tough Monday and enjoy some relaxing fine jazz music. The highly talented young Hungarian musician KRISZTIÁN OLÁH is famous for his breathtaking technique and his passionate melodies. During his studies he also experienced the classical tones beside jazz and has already developed a highly individual yet approachable style. In the last few years the young pianist became a famous figure of the sparkling jazz…

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FREE
  • Teatr Biuro Podróży at Bell Square, Hounslow

    Bell Square

  • October 6 8:00 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • Hounslow High St. TW3 3HHA
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    Leading Polish theatre group comes to London after Edinburgh success 6 October 2018, 8pm Bell Square Hounslow High Street Hounslow TW3 3HH FREE An adaptation of the play by William Shakespeare. This open air production, where you move around with the action, follows the story of Leontes, the king of Sicily, and his obsessive jealousy which brings the family to tragedy, break-up. An American literary critic Harold Bloom called Leontes “Shakespeare’s finest representation of jealousy of the male heart. Shakespeare’s…

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£22.15 – £32.93
  • Polish Opera comes to London

    The Polish Social and Cultural Association

  • October 6 7:30 PM to October 7 5:00 PM
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  • 238-246 King Street, London, W6 0RF
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    6-7 October 2018, 7.30pm & 5pm The Polish Social and Cultural Association 238-246 King Street London W6 0RF BOOK NOW After the success of his opera “Halka” Stanisław Moniuszko was made director of the National Opera in Warsaw. In 1858 he travelled to Paris to dedicate time to composition. Legend has it that during a very hot 4 days the composer isolated himself in his hotel room and wrote the whole opera Flis. The story is set in a town…

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£22.15 – £32.93
  • Polish Opera comes to London

    The Polish Social and Cultural Association

  • October 6 7:30 PM to October 7 5:00 PM
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  • 238-246 King Street, London, W6 0RF
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    In Polish with English subtitles 6-7 October 2018, 7.30pm & 5pm The Polish Social and Cultural Association 238-246 King Street London W6 0RF BOOK NOW After the success of his opera “Halka” Stanisław Moniuszko was made director of the National Opera in Warsaw. In 1858 he travelled to Paris to dedicate time to composition. Legend has it that during a very hot 4 days the composer isolated himself in his hotel room and wrote the whole opera Flis. The story…

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£14.10/£13.10
  • FILM: “Lost in Munich” ( Zelenka, 2015) + discussion with Vít Smetana and Peter Neville

    Gate Cinema

  • October 6 5:45 PM to 8:00 PM
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  • 87 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3JZ
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    A witty farce about the French prime minister’s parrot, a witness to the Munich Conference who reveals its secrets decades later, wounded national pride and the perils of filmmaking. Sir P, a 90-year-old parrot who once belonged to the French prime minister responsible for signing the 1938 Munich Agreement which forced Czechoslovakia to cede much of its borders to Germany, finds himself at a press conference in Prague as a living relic of the time. Repeating the controversial statements of…

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£14.10 (£7.70)
  • ‘Lost in Munich’ (Zelenka, 2015) + discussion with Vít Smetana and Peter Neville

    Gate Cinema

  • October 6 5:45 PM to 9:00 PM
Open
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  • 87 Notting Hill Gate, London, W11 3JZ
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    A witty farce about the French prime minister’s parrot, a witness to the Munich Conference who reveals its secrets decades later, wounded national pride and the perils of filmmaking. Sir P, a 90-year-old parrot who once belonged to the French prime minister responsible for signing the 1938 Munich Agreement which forced Czechoslovakia to cede much of its borders to Germany, finds himself at a press conference in Prague as a living relic of the time. Repeating the controversial statements of…

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SOLD OUT
  • Leszek Możdżer at London’s King’s Place

    King's Place

  • October 5 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
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    Pianist and composer Leszek Możdżer is one of the great revelations of the last decade in Polish jazz. His classical training allows him to play the piano with great improvisational freedom, creating new musical landscapes to which he lends a timbre, eloquence and harmony all of his own. The result is a subtle, often mystical atmosphere that enchants his audience.

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£19.50
  • Leszek Możdżer at London’s King’s Place

    King's Place

  • October 5 7:30 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 90 York Way, London, N1 9AG
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    Nearly sold out concert at the prestigious music hub 5 October, 7.30pm King’s Place 90 York Way London N1 9AG BOOK NOW  Pianist and composer Leszek Możdżer is one of the great revelations of the last decade in Polish jazz. His classical training allows him to play the piano with great improvisational freedom, creating new musical landscapes to which he lends a timbre, eloquence and harmony all of his own. The result is a subtle, often mystical atmosphere that enchants…

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£8
  • SOUTHEAST EUROPEAN FUTURE FESTIVAL

    Rich Mix

  • October 5 6:30 PM to October 6 11:00 PM
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  • 35-47 Bethnal Green Road E1 6LA
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    Contemporary Balkan Art welcomes you to a festival on (post-)Yugoslav culture, heritage and identity Rich Mix     Opening 5 October 2018, 18.30 Embassy of the Republic of Serbia 28 Belgrave Square, London SW1X 8QB   Panel discussion Cultural Diplomacy and National Branding: The Role of Arts, Literature and Creative Industries    Aleksandar Brkic, Lecturer, Institute for Creative and Cultural Entrepreneurship, Goldsmiths University Susan Curtis, Istros Books, Southeast European and Balkan literature Ana Russell-Omaljev (moderator), Creative Director, Contemporary Balkan Art   Please RSVP to russell-omaljev@contemporarybalkanart.com…

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FREE
  • Piano Magician Alexandru Negriuc in Concert at St James’s Church Piccadilly

    St. James’s Church

  • October 5 1:10 PM to 3:00 PM
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  • Picadilly, London,
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    The Romanian Cultural Institute’s lunchtime series in the very heart of London, at the prestigious St James’s Church Piccadilly, continues with a recital by amazing Alexandru Negriuc, a musician under whose fingers the piano becomes alive, building an invisible bridge to an unearthly realm. Co-founder of the Walter Krafft International Pianistic Forum of Dinu Lipatti, he is a champion of Romanian compositions which he presents all over the world. He is also one of the few specialists in the little…

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FREE
  • Bookmarks – Revisiting Hungarian art of the 1960s and 1970s

    The Vinyl Factory

  • October 5 8:00 AM to October 14 11:00 PM
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  • 18 Marshall St, London, W1F 7BE
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    Bookmarks – Revisiting Hungarian art of the 1960s and 1970s, curated by Hungarian-born, New York-based András Szántó, will include a representative sampling of approximately 70 emblematic works by 35 artists working in a diverse range of media, from abstract geometric endeavours of the late 1960s to the conceptual and experimental tendencies of the 1970s. An accompanying publication will feature interviews by Hans Ulrich Obrist with key figures of the generation, along with essays by Szántó and the London-based art historians…

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£11-£13
  • Raindance Film Festival: ‘Tower. A Bright Day’ (Szelc, 2018)

    Vue Cinema Piccadilly

  • October 4 8:45 PM to October 5 5:00 PM
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  • 19 Lower Regent St. SW1Y 4LR
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    In an small rural community, Kaja returns to her family after a six-year absence, during which time her daughter Nina has been raised by her sister, Mula. Mula’s paranoia about losing Nina leads her to impose strict rules preventing Kaja from forming a relationship with her. Amidst this and other family dramas leading up to Nina’s first communion, a series of mysterious occurrences also begin to take place – some seemingly for the better; others more frightening. Screened in the…

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£10
  • Sheptytsky and Holocaust

    Ukrainian Cathedral Hall

  • October 4 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 21 Binney St. W1K 5BQ
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    October 4 @ 7:00 pm – 9:00 pm £10 WHEN: Thursday, 4 October 2018, 7pm WHERE: Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral of the Holy Family in Exile, 22 Binney St, Mayfair, London W1K 5BQ Admission: £10. Book here Organised by: Ukrainian Institute London Andrei Sheptytsky, the Metropolitan Archbishop of the Ukrainian Greek Catholic Church, is an extraordinary figure among Christian church hierarchs of the 20th century. Presiding over the Church under the Nazi occupation of Galicia during WW2, he was put into a situation where difficult compromises…

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FREE but booking required
  • Talented Pianist Oxana Corjos Opens the Autumn Season of the Enescu Concerts Series

    Romanian Cultural Institute

  • October 4 7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
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  • 1 Belgrave Square, London, SW1X8PH
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    We are happy to resume our ever popular Enescu Concerts Series with a dashing piano recital by Oxana Corjos, one of the most talented musicians of her generation, renowned for both her technique and the sheer emotion she conveys to the audiences. At the summit of her artistic career, Oxana is well known for her vast repertoire which encompasses works from Bach and Mozart to Rachmaninoff and Ravel. For the opening of our autumn season, the pianist proposes a rich…

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£11.37
  • A true story. Support The Piteşti Experiment

    Romanian Cultural Centre in London

  • October 4 6:40 PM to 10:00 PM
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  • Manchester Square, 18 Fitzharding, London, W1H 6EQ
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    GRASP London , Romanian Cultural Centre in London and Connections Romania, would like to invite you to a private screening of The Piteşti Experiment feature film – Director’s cut version. The movie depicts the true story of the events which took place in Romania between 1949 and 1951 when, following the establishment of the Communist regime, all students were compelled to become members of the Party. Consequently, those who refused were imprisoned and ‘re-educated’. The re-education phenomenon, a concept borrowed from the Soviet pedagog A.S. Makarenko, relied…

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FREE
  • Ivan Gallery at Sunday Art Fair

    Ambika P3, University of Westminster

  • October 4 6:00 PM to October 7 6:00 PM
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  • 35 Marylebone Road, London, NW1 5LS
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    Romanian contemporary art is featured at this year’s Sunday Art Fair, one of London’s most exciting venues for new and emerging talent, through the participation of Ivan Gallery in Bucharest. Just a few minutes away from Frieze, the fair – now in its ninth year – opens its doors annually to artists from all over the globe. For this edition, Romanian artist Cristina David has designed a new interactive work entitled “Art Games”, which involves a series of performative gestures,…

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£11 – £13
  • Raindance Film Festival: ‘Silent Night’ (Domalewski, 2018)

    Vue Cinema Piccadilly

  • October 4 1:30 PM to October 5 11:00 PM
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  • 19 Lower Regent St. SW1Y 4LR
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    We open on the night of Christmas Eve, stripped of any anticipation of family harmony. Credits roll over a group of men on a break from a night bus journey lined up to pee on the side of the road. Amongst them is Adam, on his way home to Poland for a surprise family visit. His reunion, however, is anything but calm. Adam tries to navigate and mend his family’s broken relationships, unravelling much unspoken hurt. He confronts his younger…

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£129.00 (£120.00)
  • Alex Baczyński-Jenkins at Frieze Art Fair

    Frieze Art Fair

  • October 4 10:00 AM to October 7 5:00 PM
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  • Regents Park, London,
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    Award-winning performance comes to Regent Park 4–7 October 2018 Frieze London & Frieze Masters Regents Park London BOOK NOW The Frieze Artist Award returns, curated by Diana Campbell Betancourt. A major opportunity for an emerging artist to present a new artwork at the fair, the Frieze Artist Award follows in a rich tradition of artist award commissions at Frieze since 2006, providing early support to artists including Jordan Wolfson, Simon Fujiwara, Rachel Rose and Kiluanji Kia Henda. For the first…

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FREE
  • Author and translator Diana Manole, at the National Poetry Day Translation Summit

    University of London’s Institute of Modern Languages Research, The Court Room, First Floor, Senate House

  • October 4 10:00 AM to 8:00 PM
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  • Malet Street, London, WC1E 7HU
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    This year’s National Poetry Day celebrations see Romanian writer, translator and scholar Diana Manole take part in the Translation Summit hosted by the University of London’s Institute of Modern Languages Research. Entitled “The Future of Poetry Translation: Pathways and Practices”, the conference brings together poets, translators, publishers and cultural managers, who will be discussing the future of poetry in translation. In the second half of the day, Diana Manole, the recent winner of the 2nd Prize in the renowned John…

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£12.50/£16
  • Theatre: Olympics in Belgravia

    Tara Arts Centre

  • October 1 7:30 PM to October 7 4:00 PM
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  • Earlsfield, London, SW18 4ES
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    Our autumn theatre season continues where you would least expect it – at the Olympics! ‘The Olympians‘, a coming-of-age story that looks at themes of great relevance in today’s world – immigration, class divide, body image and race -, is brought to our stage by Romanian-British trio Beatrice Ragea, Ioana Goga and Jez Davess-Humphrey. A fun and edgy show that strikes a chord in the individual conscience, the play will continue at London’s Tara Arts Centre and Kings Head Theatre.…

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