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Exploring Narratives and Histories of Camden’s Cypriot Community

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START DATE 23 November 2019
START TIME 11:00am

Camden Arts Centre, Arkwright Road, London NW3 6DG

END DATE 23 November 2019
END TIME 02:30pm

An interactive event with Dr Anna Charalambidou (Middlesex) and Dr Petros Karatsareas (Westminster) interconnecting different sites across Camden that tell the histories, trajectories and experiences of the Cypriot community in London.

The walk will conclude with a screening at Camden Arts Centre of ‘Camden to Enfield’, a short documentary produced by Athena Mandis (Queen Mary) tracing the contribution of the Cypriot diaspora contribution to London’s multiculturalism.

The event draws on Anna’s and Petros’ research on documenting the cultural heritage of London’s Greek Cypriot community, including its innovative linguistic repertoire explored in the Grenglish project (https://www.grenglish.org/).

The walk & screening event is commissioned by Camden Arts Centre, on the occasion of Christodoulos Panayiotou‘s introducing ‘Act II: The Island’. The exhibition encompasses a wide range of media and touches on questions of politics, economy, nationhood and imperialism.

Event schedule:

10:50 Meet outside Theatro Technis, register attendance

11:00 Go in Theatro Technis, tour by George and/or Aris Eugeniou (father and son, founder and directors)

11:30 Visit to Daphne restaurant, testimonial by Nikolas and Anna (mother and son, owners)

12:00 Visit to Camden Coffee Shop, possible visit inside, if not then Q&A outside

12:30 Visit to All Saints’ Cathedral, tour and history by Anna Charalambidou and Petros

13:00 Return to Camden Arts Centre (transfer provided – Coach from Church carpark to Camden Arts Centre)

13:30 Screening of Athena Mandis and Petros Karatsareas documentary followed by discussion led by Anna Charalambidou

The event is free, but booking is essential.

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