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PAST EVENTS
Easter Midnight Mass, April 3/4, 2010

Good Friday, April 2, 2010

Northampton Carnival, Saturday June 13, 2009

Easter, April 17/18, 2009

Greek Night, 23 November 2008

This event raised over 700 for the Greek Orthodox Church.

Greek Summer Festival

June 17 2007





All proceeds for this event went towards church funds.

Greek Night 21 January 2008

Greek Festival 11 May 2008

The band - The Good, The Bad and The Beatman Syrto/Kalamatiano Syrtaki Zorba Syrto/Kalamatiano

WHERE TO GO

Restaurants / Kebabs / Fish 'n' Chips

The Greek Villager and Flair Bar, 49 Bromham Road, Bedford. MK40 2AA Tel. 01234 262750

Night Clubs

Hush, Albert Place, Abington Street; Music on 3 Floors.
Luxe, The Old School Building, Adelaide Place.

Hair and Beauty

Andrews Salon, Mare Fair, and St Giles Street
Salon 21, Gold Street, and St Giles Street
Studio One, corner of Lower Mounts & Abington Square

Fashion

Clues Menswear, behind Debenhams off Gold Street
C2 Menswear, Gold Street

Entertainment

The Derngate Theatre is one of the UK's best and most popular entertainment venues.
The Royal Theatre is where the Doctor Who story "The Talons of Weng-Chiang" was filmed.

Sport

The County Ground is home of Northamptonshire County Cricket Club
Sixfields Community Stadium is home of Northampton Town Football Culb
Franklins Gardens is home of European Champions, Northampton Saints Rugby Club

NEIGHBOURING GREEK COMMUNITIES
Bedfordshire (population ~3,500)
Bedford est. 1981
The Orthodox Church of Agios Mamantos within the Transfiguration Church, Bedford Road, Kempston, Bedford, Beds. MK42
President: Andronikos Pallikaros, Tel: 01234 341598/854305
Luton est. 1976
The Orthodox Church of St. Charalambos, 78a Castle Street, Luton, Beds. LU1 3JA
President: Michael Kareklas, Tel: 01582 599743
Presbyter: Stylianos Savva

Buckinghamshire (population ~3,000)
Aylsbury est. 1972
The Greek Orthodox Community of Agios Fanouriou within the Anglican Church of St. Mary, Church Street, Aylsbury, Bucks. Tel: 01296 424276
President: Maria Horton, Tel: 01296 485352
Archimandrite: Damianos Konstantinou
Milton Keynes est. 1989
The Greek Orthodox Church of St. Ambrose and St. Stylianos within St. Martin's Church, Aylsbury Street, Fenny Stratford, Milton Keynes, Bucks. Services on last Sunday of the month at 11:30am
President: Niki Beales, Tel: 01296 720459, Website

Cambridgeshire (population ~3,000)
Cambridge est. 1968
The Greek Orthodox Church of St. Athanasius and St. Clement, Bridge Street, Cambridge
Presbyter: Nikolaos Vernezos
Peterborough est. 1991
The Greek Orthodox Community of St. Cyril Patriarch of Jerusalem, Peterborough
President: Areti Mathewes, Tel: 01733 266560

Leicestershire (population ~2,000)
Leicester est. 1970
The Orthodox Church St. Nicholas and St. Xenophon, Aylestone Road, Leicester, LE2 7LN
Presbyter: Antonios Stavrinou, Tel: 0116 2916518

Oxfordshire (population ~2,000)
Oxford est. 1966
The Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity and the Annunciation of the Mother of God, 1 Canterbury Road, Oxford OX2 6LU. Tel: 01865 552597
Founder: The Most Reverend Kallistos, Metropolitan of Diokleia, Tel: 01865 554023
Presbyter: Oeconomos Ian Graham, Tel: 01865 772188

Warwickshire (population ~2,000)
Rugby est. 1987
The Orthodox Church of the Ascension, Clifton Road, Rugby, Warwicks. CV21 3QT
Presbyter: Kosmas Wittwer

West Midlands (population ~24,000)
Coventry est. 1964
The Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Transfiguration, Westwood Heath Road, Coventry, CV4 8GP. Tel: 024 76464286
Presbyter: Andreas Panagiotou, Tel: 01203 463507
Birmingham est. 1939
The Greek Orthodox Cathedral of the Dormition of the Mother of God and St. Andrew, 8 Arthur Place, Summer Hill, Birmingham B1 3DA. Tel: 0121 236 3274
Presbyter: Kosmas Pavlides
Birmingham est. 1983
The Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Trinity and St. Luke, Magnet Centre, Park Approach, Erdington, Birmingham B23 7SJ. Tel: 0121 326 7221
Presbyter: Christos Stephanou

Sources: The Greek Orthodox Archdiocese of Thyatira and Great Britain Yearbook, 1996 and 1998. The Archdiocese of Thyatira and Great Britain website. Population estimates are based on a UK Greek population of 500,000, with 300,000 living in London and 200,000 outside of London. Assuming each wholly owned Greek Orthodox Church serves a regional congregation of 1,500-2,000 (higher for those with a resident priest), each Greek community with a place of worship numbers 1,000-1,500, those without a place of worship < 1,000, and each Greek Orthodox cathedral in England (seven in London and one in Birmingham) serves a Greek Orthodox congregation of 38,500.

EXTERNAL LINKS
The Archdiocese of Thyatira and Great Britain
Greek Orthodox Cathedral of Saint Sophia (Divine Wisdom)
Greek Orthodox Cathedral of St. Luke
Email Argyros Argyrou/DJ Aggie for information about this website and the Inspiration FM Greek show. Website www.northamptongreekcommunity.co.uk

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