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Events during Opening Fortnight in Europe House

Starts: 08/12/2010 (All day)
Ends: 16/12/2010 (All day)

Location: Europe House, 32 Smith Square, London SW1P 3EU

The European Parliament Information Office and the European Commission Representation in the UK have moved into shared premises in Central London's Smith Square, a stone's throw from the Houses of Parliament.

The building will be the first port of call for any citizen seeking information about the two institutions and the EU in general, and for organisations that are interested in organizing discussions, meetings and events with an EU theme.

To celebrate the official opening of Europe House, the European Parliament and the European Commission have organised a range of events in December.

Below is a taste of what's on offer. To find out more go to our front page:

Wednesday  8th December    
Exotic Europe: Short films made during workshop organised by the London Film School and the cultural institutes.  

Thursday 9th December      
European Citizens' Initiative: Where do we stand?  Speakers: Diana Wallis MEP, Bernd Biervert, Rolf Buechi, Lorenzo Marsili
Sakharov Human Rights Prize debate in advance of prize-giving   -  Speakers: Edward McMillan Scott  MEP, Prof. Bill Bowring
"What's so great about Proust?" Margaret Drabble and others

Friday 10th December    
The European Years: Combating Poverty and Social Exclusion 2010 & Volunteering 2011  -  Speakers: Jean Lambert MEP, Christine Kotarkos, Elspeth Darby, Tom Leftwich, Fintan Farrell
Folk / World concert

Monday 13th December
Do Women in Europe Enjoy Full Citizenship?
Lux Film Prize showing

Tuesday 14th December  
European Jazz Concert and launch of European Jazz CD

Wednesday 15th Deecmber  
Ambassadors' Poetry Evening

Thursday 16th December
"Translating silence" Pinter evening with Lady Antonia Fraser hosting discussion with translators of Pinter's work (80th Anniversary of his birth)

Europe House welcomes you, please come &  join us!