Go Higher: London & The South East: Events Diary 1999-2000

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n 24 September: Radio 1's Mark Goodier is DJing at the Avery Hill campus, University of Greenwich.

n 25 September: First of a series of regular dance nights called Millennium, University of Greenwich, Woolwich campus.

n 29 September: Medici String Quartet, PATS Studio One, University of Surrey.

n 4 October: Seamus Heaney gives University of East Anglia's British Centre for Literary Translation's 10th anniversary St Jerome Lecture on the art of literary translation, Queen Elizabeth Hall, South Bank, 7.30pm.

n 7 October: Fifteen Scenes from the life of Chopin, PATS Studio One, Surrey University.

n 17-31 October: Guildford Book Festival.

n 18 October: Andrew Motion on Wilfred Owen at the Griffiths Lecture Theatre, Surrey University.

n 25 October: John Bayley talks about Iris Murdoch and his new book Iris: A Memoir at the Griffiths Lecture Theatre, Surrey University.

n 25 October: Lecture by Professor Stephen Hawking at Oxford Town Hall, part of the Builders of the Millennium series celebrating 750 years of University College.

n 2 November: Inaugural lecture by Paul Muldoon, Oxford's new professor of poetry at the Sheldonian.

n 3 November: Inaugural lecture by Chas Chowdrey, professor of biomedical sciences, University of Westminster, "Do we need stress for survival?", 309 Regent's St, London W1R 8AL.

n 3 November: Grotesque Dancer, Liz Aggiss in a cabaret act inspired by German Expressionist Dance Theatre. PATS Studio, University of Surrey, 7.30 pm.

n 10 November: The Thomas Paine lecture by Jonathan Freedland, author of Bringing Home the Revolution; UEA lecture theatre 1, 6pm.

n 24 November: Dr Michael Robinson, director of the Washington Zoo, speaks on "The BioPark as the successor to the zoo and the botanic gardens", University of Westminster, 309 Regent's St, London W1R 8AL.

n 1 December: Lecture by Rupert Murdoch at Oxford University (the Sheldonian), part of the Builders of the Millennium series.

n 4 December: Millennium celebratory concert held at Reading University, Great Hall, London Road campus, and performed by Reading University's choral and orchestral society.

n 11 December: University of East Anglia choir sing Handel's Messiah; Norwich Cathedral, 7.30pm.

n 11 March, 2000: Royal Holloway symphony orchestra accompanied by opera singer Susan Bullock to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of the college's founder, Thomas Holloway.

n 22 March, 2000: Talk by Dr James Oliver Horton, Benjamin Benneker Professor of American studies and history at George Washington University and a member of the White House Millennium Council, University of Westminster, 309 Regent's St, London W1R 8AL.

n 30 June 2000: Solo recital by opera singer Dame Felicity Lott to celebrate the bicentenary of the birth of Thomas Holloway, founder of Royal Holloway College, Crossland House, near Virginia Water, Surrey.

Lucy Hodges

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