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Recent Events

ART AT THE FRONT: Visual encounters by the Russian artist-veterans of the Great Patriotic War 1941–1945
Opening at Rossotrudnichestvo, London
9th may

Art at the Front

Victory Day Service of Remembrance
Sunday 8th May

To commemorate and give thanks to the Russian people and Arctic Convoy veterans for their heroism and sacrifice in the victory over Nazism in World War 2.

A Concert for Chernobyl
Saturday 23rd April
Friends meeting House, Manchester
Commemorating the 30th anniversary of the Chernobyl disaster and the 5th anniversity of Fukushima
Chernobyl Children’s Project Charity

Kalinka Youth Balalaika Orchestra
Clare Mooney
Manchester Community Choir
Readings from Svetlana Alexeivich’s moving book - ’Voices from Chernobyl’


72nd Anniversary of the lifting of the Leningrad Blockade
27th January 2016

Thanks to all who attended the ceremony.
The sale of swallow brooches raised £90.

ROOF St. Petersburg Charity Concert
27th November 2015
    Kalinka Youth Balalaika

   Oswald Road Primary
   School Choir
   Barlow International Dance
   Manchester Youth String
   Misha Bilinsky (zhaleika)
   Open Voice Choir


Upcoming Events

The Proposal by Anton Chekhov


Length of the show: 50 min
Price: £5, £4 concession (and £0.50 of booking fee) / You can buy your ticket on the door as well.
Address: St.Werburgh's Hall, St.Werburgh's Road, Chorlton, M21 0LT

30th of June, 1st and 2nd of July 2016

Live music by the Kalina Balalaika Ensemble

Vodka and Russian treat provided ;-)

You can buy your tickets online now on this website:
Or on The Proposal Facebook's page:Предложение-1698203857128254/app/211526985586920/
Please come with your friends and book online now !

In partnership with the Manchester St Petersburg Friendship Society

An Evening of Music and Food

9th July 2016

St Werburgh's Church Hall
   St Weburgh's Road
   M21 0LT

   Adutls £7 Under 12s £4 (drinks not included)

   Kalinka Youth Balalaika Orchestra
   Harjeet Singh (sitar and tabla)
   Open Voice Community Choir
   Hard Times Orkestar (ethno-classical)

   Tickets are limited so to avoid dissapointment please book