Bristol Anglo-Hellenic Cultural Society

Celebrating modern and ancient Greek culture, people and language through monthly meetings.
Join us for interesting talks, food, drink and conversation.
New Members and Guests always welcome

Next Meeting: Wednesday 19th February 2020
Prof Jonathan Harris, University of London
Lecture Theatre, Entrance at rear of 21 Woodland Rd, Bristol. BS8 1TB.
Meet from 7pm in Common Room outside the lecture theatre. The talk will start promptly at 7.30pm with John’s Greek News following the talk.

About Us

Everything you need to know about the Society and our contact details


Keep up to date with all of John’s latest news from Greece and Cyprus

Previous Talks

Read about some of our recent visiting speakers and their talks

Our Current Programme 2019 / 2020

Oct 23rd
Dr Elton Barker
Reader in Classical Studies, Open University
“I laugh at the maps drawn” (Herodotus) revealing the geographies of ancient authors
Nov 20th
Professor Eleanor Dickey
Dept of Classics, University of Reading
Life in an ancient Schoolroom
Jan 22nd
Dr Maria Relaki
PM Warren Fellow in Aegean Prehistory, University of Bristol
Material links in the craft practices of Bronze Age Crete
Feb 19th
Professor Jonathan Harris
Dept of History, Royal Holloway, University of London
Anna Comnena and the Alexiad
Mar 18th
Professor Robert Fowler
University of Bristol
The Alf and Aglaia Hill Charity Lecture: Herculaneum and its Papyri
Apr 22nd
Professor Malcolm Heath
School of Languages, Cultures and Societies, University of Leeds
Who wrote on Sublimity, when? And why did he mention Moses?
May 20th
Dr Maria Pavlou
Lecturer, Theological School of the Church of Cyprus
Socratic leisure vs Time is Money
June 17th
Professor Janet Soskice
Professor of Philosophical Theology, University of Cambridge
The Incredible Lady Bible Hunters: the anglophone and philhellenic Agnes and Margaret Smith


Our meetings are held at:
Bristol University Arts Complex
Woodland Rd

Lecture Room 3
Entry via 21 Woodland Rd
7.00pm for a 7.30pm start

Contact Us

If you would like to know more about the meetings and the Society please get in touch with us:

Email: bristolanglohellenic@gmail.com

Everyone is welcome and we look forward to seeing new visitors. Please come and join us!

We gather together between 7.00 and 7.30pm with pre-talk drinks available.

John Phillips starts proceedings with his informative and amusing round up of news from Greece and Cyprus.

Our Speaker then gives their talk which is always interesting and well presented.

The talk finishes around 9.00pm and then you’re welcome to stay for some food and drink with an opportunity to chat further with the Speaker.

The meeting finishes around 10.00pm

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