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200 years of the Elgin collection

Friday 1 July,
18.30 / Special event

The 1916 Arab Revolt

Saturday 2 July,
10.30 / Study day

Music of ancient Greece

Friday 15 July,
18.00 / Performance

Sicilian splendour

Friday 22 July,
18.00 / Special event

Luca Zingaretti performs La Sirena

Friday 22 July,
19.30 / Performance

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