Sutton Russian Circle

Our Next Meeting

Friday 20 May 2022
7pm

The Yussupov Palace in St. Petersburg The Yussupov Palace in St. Petersburg Short film: “The Yussupov Palace in St. Petersburg”. Parts 3,4.

Lydia Yavorska Lydia Yavorska: Princess, Freethinker and Star of West End LECTURE: Lydia Yavorska: Princess, Freethinker and Star of West End. By Natasha Dissanayake


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Sutton Russian Circle

Welcome to SUTTON RUSSIAN CIRCLE

Russian Circle in Sutton with lectures on Russia's past and present, concerts of live music and Russian arts

Sutton Russian Circle

PROGRAMME FOR OUR 38th YEAR
2021-2022

2021
  • Friday 17 September 2021 at 7pm
    Short talk: White Nights — The Ballet Scene In Saint Petersburg. By Natasha Dissanayake
    LECTURE: Legacies of Nomadism, Nuclear tests, and Nursultan Nazarbaev in the Making of New Kazakhstan. By Dr Bhavna Davé
  • Friday 15 October 2021 at 7pm
    Short film: “The Yussupov Palace in St. Petersburg”. Parts 1,2
    LECTURE: Ekaterina Dashkova and Sofia Kovalevskaya: Two Remarkable Russian Women. By Ruth Sobel
  • Friday 19 November 2021 at 7 pm
    Short film: “The Moscow Metro Stations You Must See”
    LECTURE: The Free, Roaring and Dangerous 1990s in Russia: My Personal Experience. By Irina Nekhlyudova
  • Friday 17 December 2021 at 7pm
    LECTURE: My Life as a Foreign Correspondent’s Wife in Brezhnev’s Moscow. By Margaret Willis.
    RUSSIAN WINTER PARTY. Free raffle.
2022
  • Friday 21 January 2022 at 7pm
    Short talk: Leonid Krasin: The “red lord” of Lenin’s’ Government. By Natasha Dissanayake
    LECTURE: Russian Romantic Composers. By Dr Helen Sills
  • Friday 18 February 2022 at 7pm
    Short talk: Revolt in Kazakhstan – What was it in Reality?. By Jeff Temple
    LECTURE: Bloomsbury Group: The Russian Influence. By Dr Dilyara Shah
  • Friday 18 March 2022 at 7pm
    Two short films: “Riders of North Ossetia” and “Kremlin Riding School”
    LECTURE: Revolutionaries in the Reading Room: The role of Russian political emigres in London in the downfall of the Tsar. By Dr. Robert Henderson, a former Russian Curator at the British Library
  • Friday 22 April 2022 at 7pm
    LECTURE: Dickens’s Russia and Russia's Dickens. By Dr. Tony Williams, Associate Editor of “The Dickensian” and former President of the Dickens Fellowship.
    Short talk: "Siberia as seen by a BBC film crew in 1988/89”. By Tania Kinsey
  • Friday 20 May 2022 at 7pm
    Short film: “The Yussupov Palace in St. Petersburg”. Parts 3,4.
    LECTURE: Lydia Yavorska: Princess, Freethinker and Star of West End. By Natasha Dissanayake
  • Friday 17 June 2022 at 7pm
    LIVE CONCERT: Russian Classical Music. By Yulia Dovgiallo (violin) and Alla Gringlaz (piano).
    RUSSIAN SUMMER PARTY. Free raffle
We meet at 7pm at Friends Meeting House, 10 Cedar Road, Sutton,
SM2 5DA

 

 

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