Please join us to celebrate the publication, for the first time in English, of Moisei Ginzburg's Style and Epoch (1924). Alexei Ginzburg, grandson of the architect, will talk about the book, his grandfather's theory, and bring us the latest news of the restoration of seminal Constructivist building - Narkomfin (Moscow) - of which Alexei is chief restoration architect.
Pushkin Club and Rights in Russia present a UK premiere of ‘The Right to Memory’ (directed by Ludmila Gordon, 2018, USA), a new documentary about Arseny Roginsky (30th March 1946 – 18th December 2017), renowned dissident historian and leader of Memorial. The screening will be followed by a memorial evening. Speakers: Elena Zhemkova, Executive Director, Memorial, Mary McAuley, author of ‘Human Rights in Russia: Citizens and the State from Perestroika to Putin’, and Natalia Rubinstein, literary critic, Roginsky’s oldest friend.
In Russian with English subtitles.
Back by popular demand, an evening of performed readings from the family’s letters and diaries, as well as correspondence from the people who knew them. There will also be recitals of Russian poetry (in English and Russian) which capture the spirit of the time. From the team that brought the theatrical production of Anastasia to Pushkin House. (four stars, Evening Standard). This event is part of our Romanov Season.
На утреннике вас посетит Дед Мороз и Снегурочка, мы разыграем интерактивный спектакль с участием малышей. Это не только развлекательное событие, но и веселое познавательное занятие. Мы будем петь песенки, слушать сказку, водить хороводы и зажигать Елочку.
Join us for the Pushkin House Book Fair! We have an abundance of second-hand books for sale and a selection of new books from our bookshop.
This event is FREE, just turn up! The first 15 attendees will receive exclusive online Book Shop discount codes.
The British Royal Family and the Russian imperial family shared a long and often complex history. From enemies to allies, diplomatic impasse to dynastic marriage this lecture from the co-curator of ‘Russia: Royalty and the Romanovs’ at The Royal Collection, explores their shared patronage from grand state gifts to intimate personal mementos. Paintings, sculpture, decorative arts and photographs from the Royal Collection's exhibition illustrate 300 years of history, providing a unique insight into the Russian collections in British royal ownership.
Join us for a talk with Luke Harding, a British journalist and a foreign correspondent for The Guardian. He will present his new book “Collusion”, a gripping expose about the biggest political scandal of the modern era, in which Harding reveals the true nature of Trump’s decades-long relationship with Moscow. This is a GB Russia event. Tickets are only available from www.gbrussia.org
A London premier of Caribbean-British poet John Agard as you’ve never seen him before. An entertaining whirlwind spin on Pushkin’s verse novel, Eugene Onegin, in which Agard plays all the parts. First performance at Pushkin House, Thursday 10th January 2019.
A London premier of Caribbean-British poet John Agard as you’ve never seen him before. An entertaining whirlwind spin on Pushkin’s verse novel, Eugene Onegin, in which Agard plays all the parts. Second performance at Pushkin House, Friday 11th January 2019. This performance will be the last date of ‘Pushkin’s Half-Hour’ national tour - don’t miss it!
Pushkin House's monthly workshop, led by top translator Robert Chandler. All translators, at any stage of their careers, are welcome to attend this Russian-to-English translation workshop; the only requirement is fluent English and a good reading knowledge of Russian.
In English (with some Russian).