March/April Meetings Cancelled Check back here in May
We are sorry to say that due to advice given to us regarding Coronavirus (Covid-19) we have decided to cancel two events, the meeting at 7.00 pm on Friday 20 March at the Friends Meeting House in Sutton and the Candlelight Dinner at Zizi’s in Sutton on Thursday 30 April.
We hope that the talks programmed for next Friday can take place next year.
Russian Circle in Sutton with lectures on Russia's past and present, concerts of live music and Russian arts
Joining the Sutton Russian Circle
For those of you searching for joining Societies, Clubs and Hobbies in Surrey you have come to the right place if you have an interest in or would like to learn more about the wonderful Russian history and culture. The Russian Circle’s new season of events commences on FRIDAY 20th SEPTEMBER 2019 at The Friends Meeting House, 10 Cedar Road, Sutton, at 6.50 for 7.00 pm. The Meeting House is 5 minutes walk from Sutton Railway Station, with free parking in front and to the right of the building. There is a bus stop nearby. All amenities are on the ground floor. There will be the opportunity to attend twelve meetings (in English) between September 2019 and June 2020 in this, our 36th season. Thank you on behalf of the Circle to all whose who helped throughout the last year with our book sales, donations to our general funds and with catering for our monthly meetings and our Winter and Summer Parties. Full 2019-2020 programme details for our 36th season can be found here including:-
What the Russian Revolution of 1917 meant for Russia and how it is perceived today
My Russophilia and the play about Shostakovich
Jewellery of Russian Royalty in the Queen’s Collection
Live concert of Russian songs
My Cossack family – and other remarkable people in Russia and Ukraine
Russia in 2020
My Stalingrad Childhood
Dynastic Rule: Mikhail Piotrovsky and the Hermitage
Emperor Paul 1 of Russia (1796 – 1801): Mad? Or lifelong victim of Conspiracy?
Live concert of Russian classical music
Short musical event: Great music on a small violin
Short talks on: White Nights: the ballet scene in Saint Petersburg; Summer in Georgia and Olympic Moscow 1980
Short films on Catherine the Great and Saint Petersburg
Russian Winter Party and Summer Party
28th Candlelight Russian Dinner
Buterbrodi (sandwiches), cakes and Russian tea each evening