PETRUSHKA STUDIO: "СЕРЕБРЯНОЕ КОПЫТЦЕ"
Dec
10
3:30 pm15:30

PETRUSHKA STUDIO: "СЕРЕБРЯНОЕ КОПЫТЦЕ"

Join Petrushka Studios and other families for a truly traditional Russian Christmas celebration, based on Bazhov's classic fairy tale The Little Silver Hoof: an afternoon of performance, costume, stories, and a gift for each child at the end.  Performances at 3.30pm and 5pm.  In Russian. SOLD OUT

 PETRUSHKA STUDIO: "СЕРЕБРЯНОЕ КОПЫТЦЕ"
Dec
11
1:00 pm13:00

PETRUSHKA STUDIO: "СЕРЕБРЯНОЕ КОПЫТЦЕ"

Join Petrushka Studios and other families for a truly traditional Russian Christmas celebration, based on Bazhov's classic fairy tale The Little Silver Hoof: an afternoon of performance, costume, stories, and a gift for each child at the end. In Russian. SOLD OUT

ILLUSTRATED TALK WITH TOBY BROMIGE: ARMENIAN BYZANTIUM: FROM 950 TO 1084 AD
Dec
12
6:30 pm18:30

ILLUSTRATED TALK WITH TOBY BROMIGE: ARMENIAN BYZANTIUM: FROM 950 TO 1084 AD

The role of the Armenians in the Byzantine Empire has been often understated, and in some cases entirely ignored. The most common interpretation of Byzantium as a manifestation of Medieval Hellenism has meant no room for the Armenian element within the Byzantine state to be recognised. Toby Bromige has been conducting a revisionist work to restore the Armenian element in Byzantium to its rightful state. In English. This is a GB Russia event and all are welcome.

PUSHKIN’S “TALE OF THE GOLDEN COCKEREL” AND OTHER VERSE TALES
Dec
13
7:30 pm19:30

PUSHKIN’S “TALE OF THE GOLDEN COCKEREL” AND OTHER VERSE TALES

Pushkin’s verse ‘fairy tales’, skazki, are ideal for reading aloud in their combination of folk idiom and pure poetry. Antony Wood introduces his translations, Kristin Milward reads them, and Elena Dobson reads the beginning of each poem in the original. In English and Russian. This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome.

Mama y Malysh: Новогодний утренник в группе раннего развития
Dec
17
11:00 am11:00

Mama y Malysh: Новогодний утренник в группе раннего развития

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, водить хороводы и зажигать Елочку. Малыши получат новогодние подарки от Деда Мороза (с натуральными продуктами, и без шоколада- потому, что дети маленькие). Участвуют детки до 3.5 лет

MAMA Y MALYSH: НОВОГОДНИЙ УТРЕННИК В ГРУППЕ РАННЕГО РАЗВИТИЯ
Dec
18
11:00 am11:00

MAMA Y MALYSH: НОВОГОДНИЙ УТРЕННИК В ГРУППЕ РАННЕГО РАЗВИТИЯ

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, водить хороводы и зажигать Елочку. Малыши получат новогодние подарки от Деда Мороза (с натуральными продуктами, и без шоколада- потому, что дети маленькие). Участвуют детки до 3.5 лет

Pushkin House Music Salon: Anna Tsybuleva recital
Jan
9
7:00 pm19:00

Pushkin House Music Salon: Anna Tsybuleva recital

Join us for a piano recital with Anna Tsybuleva - First Prize winner of the International Gilels Piano Competition in Odessa (2012) and the Leeds International Piano competition (2015). Her programme includes Schumann’s Etudes symphoniques and Medtner’s Sonata in G Minor. 

RUSSIAN VILLAGE MUSIC CLUB IZBA: СВЯТКИ / CHRISTMASTIDE IN RUSSIA AND BEYOND
Jan
13
7:00 pm19:00

RUSSIAN VILLAGE MUSIC CLUB IZBA: СВЯТКИ / CHRISTMASTIDE IN RUSSIA AND BEYOND

For the holy nights we'll sing Christmas spiritual verses. For the frightful nights we'll become Kaliadniki: we'll dress up in a traditional way and will be doing rounds around the village praising the hosts and receiving gifts. We'll sing Kaliadki from Russia, Ukraine and Belorussia. Expect Christmas fortune-telling and traditional treats. Don't miss this unique opportunity to experience traditional culture in a festive and playful setting in our hospitable IZBA! In English and Russian.

Towards the Chagall of Dead Souls: The Greatest Illustrated Book of the Twentieth Century. A talk by Timothy Hyman introduced by Liza Dimbleby
Jan
18
7:00 pm19:00

Towards the Chagall of Dead Souls: The Greatest Illustrated Book of the Twentieth Century. A talk by Timothy Hyman introduced by Liza Dimbleby

In this richly illustrated talk, Hyman will explore Chagall’s development beyond Cubism, his complex involvement with the Russian Revolution, and suggest how these are components in Chagall's identification with Gogol as exile and comic / cosmic visionary. This is a rare opportunity to hear a leading art writer and artist comment on these works by Chagall.  In English.

 Literary translation during the Soviet and Post Soviet periods: an overview - with Alexandra Borisenko and Victor Sonkin
Jan
25
7:00 pm19:00

Literary translation during the Soviet and Post Soviet periods: an overview - with Alexandra Borisenko and Victor Sonkin

It is a truth universally acknowledged that Soviet literary translators were the best in the world (as well as cosmonauts and ballet dancers). What happened to them after the Perestroika? Does a new era require new translation principles? And where does this leave the reader? In English with some Russian.

Andrey Platonov - Alexander Pushkin, an old fiddler and a diligent sparrow
Feb
14
7:30 pm19:30

Andrey Platonov - Alexander Pushkin, an old fiddler and a diligent sparrow

 Join Robert Chandler, Irina Brown and Gerard McBurney for an evening dedicated to the writer, playwright and poet Andrey Platonov. The focus of this evening will be on two recent English-language publications: "A SPARROW’S JOURNEY" and "FOURTEEN LITTLE RED HUTS AND OTHER PLAYS". In English. This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome.


Robert Chandler: Monthly Translation Workshop
Dec
9
7:30 pm19:30

Robert Chandler: Monthly Translation Workshop

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.

PUSHKIN HOUSE WINE CLUB:  THE FIRST CHRISTMAS ON THE TRANS SIBERIAN EXPRESS
Dec
8
7:00 pm19:00

PUSHKIN HOUSE WINE CLUB: THE FIRST CHRISTMAS ON THE TRANS SIBERIAN EXPRESS

Come along to the Pushkin House Wine Club to find out and to taste the styles of wine which were popular in Russia at the time of the first Christmas Trans-Siberian Express. The wines will be accompanied by a platter of cheese and charcuterie. As always, there will be a mini-quiz at the end and someone will go home with a prize wine. In English and Russian.

RUSSIAN FILM WEEK: Screening and discussion with Anna Melikyan
Dec
4
4:00 pm16:00

RUSSIAN FILM WEEK: Screening and discussion with Anna Melikyan

Russia Film Week and Pushkin House present an evening with Anna Melikyan:  a screening of her short movie "8" followed by a Q&A and talk on how to make short movies as opposed to feature films. Talk in Russian with English translation. Films in Russian with English subtitles.

CLASSICS FOR KIDS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: TCHAIKOVSKY
Dec
4
2:00 pm14:00

CLASSICS FOR KIDS CHRISTMAS SPECIAL: TCHAIKOVSKY

СПЕЦИАЛЬНЫЙ ПРЕДПРАЗДНИЧНЫЙ ВЫПУСК - ПОСЛЕДНИЙ ВЫПУСК В 2016. "Классика для детей" это познавательно – увлекательно - интерактивный концерт для детей и их родителей! В концерте исполнители будут не только играть, но и сами рассказывать о произведениях и композиторах в доступной для детей форме. In Russian.

Leningrad Samizdat Poetry: Music for a Deaf Age
Nov
29
7:30 pm19:30

Leningrad Samizdat Poetry: Music for a Deaf Age

Talk and book presentation by Josephine von Zitzewitz (Leverhulme Early Career Fellow in Russian Studies at the University of Cambridge), accompanied by historic recordings of the poets under study reading their work. In English. This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome. 
 

CHAI À LA RUSSE: CHURCHILL AND ARMENIAN “COGNAC” (BRANDY)
Nov
27
3:00 pm15:00

CHAI À LA RUSSE: CHURCHILL AND ARMENIAN “COGNAC” (BRANDY)

Tea time, but with a difference - it’s à la Russe. A time to celebrate the tradition of spending long hours with friends drinking tea with a table laden with delicacies. Come along with a friend or on your own and enjoy these delights in welcoming company. In Russian and English. SOLD OUT

Petrushka Studio: "Мойдодыр"
Nov
27
1:00 pm13:00

Petrushka Studio: "Мойдодыр"

Если одеяло вашего малыша убежало, простыня улетела, а подушка ускакала неведомо куда, - приходите к нам на встречу с Мойдодыром! Спектакль студии "Петрушка" для детей от 3-х до 6-ти лет. In Russian.  SOLD OUT.

EXHIBITION OPENING: YURI SOBOLEV. FROM POINTS OF LEVEL ZERO: REDISCOVERING THE RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE
Nov
24
6:30 pm18:30

EXHIBITION OPENING: YURI SOBOLEV. FROM POINTS OF LEVEL ZERO: REDISCOVERING THE RUSSIAN AVANT-GARDE

Join us for the opening of the first international exhibition of pioneer of multimedia art in the USSR, Yuri Sobolev, who drew on and developed ideas of the Russian Avant-garde. The exhibition features works from the private collection of the artist’s widow Galina Metelichenko, and highlights the emergence of Soviet multimedia art, revealing  its place in global art history. Followed by Q&A with Galina Metelichenko. RSVP to office@pushkinhouse.org.uk

RUSSIAN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME: MAMA Y MALYSH STORYTELLING
Nov
19
11:00 am11:00

RUSSIAN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME: MAMA Y MALYSH STORYTELLING

В программу урока входят пальчиковые игры, развивающие речь песенки, интерактивные сказки в костюмах с игрушками и креативные поделки руками малышей. Дети учатся в процессе и в общении познают себя и окружающий мир. In Russian

PUTIN AND THE NEW ORDER: DR. MARTIN McCAULEY
Nov
16
6:30 pm18:30

PUTIN AND THE NEW ORDER: DR. MARTIN McCAULEY

Annexation of Crimea by Russia turned Vladimir Putin into a political outcast in Europe. Now, he is well on his way to reclaiming his position as one of the key political leaders in Europe. Dr Martin McCauley, a former lecturer in Russian Government and Politics at SSEES (UCL), is going to explain the phenomenon of Putin's achievement. In English. This is a GB Russia Society event. SOLD OUT.
 

Andrea Gullotta: Life and Literature at Solovki 1923-1930
Nov
15
7:30 pm19:30

Andrea Gullotta: Life and Literature at Solovki 1923-1930

Join us for a talk by Dr Andrea Gullotta, whose thoroughly documented study reconstructs the cultural history of the Solovki camp and provides an in-depth analysis of the literary works published in the press of the camp up until 1930, thus changing the current research frame on Gulag literature and shedding light on the extraordinary fight of an isolated group of men for intellectual freedom. In English. This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome. 

Petrushka Studio Premiere: "Мойдодыр"
Nov
13
1:00 pm13:00

Petrushka Studio Premiere: "Мойдодыр"

Если одеяло вашего малыша убежало, простыня улетела, а подушка ускакала неведомо куда, - приходите к нам на встречу с Мойдодыром! Спектакль студии "Петрушка" для детей от 3-х до 6-ти лет. In Russian. SOLD OUT.

Arkady Ostrovsky: Soviet Pop Classics of 50s and 60s performed by Igor Outkine
Nov
12
6:30 pm18:30

Arkady Ostrovsky: Soviet Pop Classics of 50s and 60s performed by Igor Outkine

Join us for an unforgettable evening of soviet classics written by the legendary composer Arkady Ostrovsky ("Tro-lo-lo", "Песня остётся с человеком", "Пусть всегда будет солнце") and performed by the talented Igor Outkine of Mazaika Duo. The evening will be held in the company of Arkady's grandson and trustee of Pushkin House Sergei Ostrovsky. In Russian with some English. Ticket includes a glass of wine.

The Future of Narkomfin and Russia's Constructivist Legacy: a Conversation with Architect Alexey Ginzburg
Nov
10
7:00 pm19:00

The Future of Narkomfin and Russia's Constructivist Legacy: a Conversation with Architect Alexey Ginzburg

Join us for a discussion with the lead architect on the conservation project for Narkomfin, one of Russia's most important Constructivist buildings, at a turning point in its history as it comes into new ownership. Ginzburg is the grandson of the original architect of the building, ideologue of Constructivism - Moisei Ginzburg. In English. SOLD OUT

Stanislaw Tsalyk: "LITTLE JERUSALEM" - EVPATORIYA AND CRIMEA
Nov
9
7:30 pm19:30

Stanislaw Tsalyk: "LITTLE JERUSALEM" - EVPATORIYA AND CRIMEA

"LITTLE JERUSALEM" - EVPATORIYA AND CRIMEA - a talk by the Ukrainian historian Stanislaw Tsalyk about Evpatoriya, a small coastal city where Crimean Tatars, Karaites, Othodox Jews, Turks, Greeks, Armenians, and Krymchaks lived in peace for many centuries. In Russian with English translation. This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome. 

film screening and  discussion with Stanislaw Tsalyk: 'HOLLYWOOD ON THE DNIEPER: DREAMS FROM ATLANTIS’
Nov
8
7:00 pm19:00

film screening and discussion with Stanislaw Tsalyk: 'HOLLYWOOD ON THE DNIEPER: DREAMS FROM ATLANTIS’

An interesting and beautiful documentary film about an abandoned village on the Dnieper where Paradjanov, Tarkovsky and Dovzhenko all shot some of their work. The film includes both unused cuts from films by all three directors as well as much important historical background. Film in Russian, with full English subtitles, talk in Russian interpreted into English. This is a Pushkin Club event and all are welcome. 

CLASSICS FOR KIDS: With Yulia Chaplina and Anastasia Prokofieva: Russian Arias & Songs of 19th Century
Nov
6
2:00 pm14:00

CLASSICS FOR KIDS: With Yulia Chaplina and Anastasia Prokofieva: Russian Arias & Songs of 19th Century

"Классика для детей" это познавательно – увлекательно - интерактивный концерт для детей и их родителей! В концерте исполнители будут не только играть, но и сами рассказывать о произведениях и композиторах в доступной для детей форме. In Russian. For children 4 years +. 

Exhibition Event - 'The Runaway Fingers': Reading from Krzhizhanovsky and Discussion with the Artists
Nov
3
7:00 pm19:00

Exhibition Event - 'The Runaway Fingers': Reading from Krzhizhanovsky and Discussion with the Artists

Come and be inspired: a reading of Sigizmund Khrzhizhanovsky's 'The Runaway Fingers' (1922), by Oliver King of Belka Productions, the story that inspired the seven artists taking part in our current exhibition of the same name, followed by a discussion with the artists themselves, and tour of the exhibition over four floors of Pushkin House.  In English.

PROFESSOR GABRIEL GORODETSKY: "THE MAISKY DIARIES"
Oct
31
6:30 pm18:30

PROFESSOR GABRIEL GORODETSKY: "THE MAISKY DIARIES"

Join us for an evening with Emeritus Professor of History Gabriel Gorodetsky who will discuss his latest book "The Maisky Diaries". The book offers a refreshing insight into wartime relations between Moscow and London. In English. This is a GB Russia Society event. 

RUSSIAN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME: MAMA Y MALYSH STORYTELLING: HALLOWEEN PARTY
Oct
29
11:00 am11:00

RUSSIAN CHILDREN'S PROGRAMME: MAMA Y MALYSH STORYTELLING: HALLOWEEN PARTY

Программа утренника специально составлена нами таким образом, чтобы малышам было весело: они часто будут вовлечены в процесс, а также танцевать и мастерить. В программу войдут детские развивающие песенки, которые будут сопровождаться веселыми играми, креативная поделка "Тыковка", которую каждый ребенок украсит индивидуально и заберет домой, а также спектакль "Свинка Пеппа и Джордж отмечают Хеллоуин". For children under 3.5 years old. In Russian.