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Gagarin Exhibition

10th April 2011

SCRSS PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITION LAUNCH YURI GAGARIN – FIRST MAN IN SPACE

Thursday 14 April 6.30 for 7.0pm Reception at 320, Brixton Road SW9 6AB to
launch a photographic exhibition on Gagarin, based on materials in the
SCRSS library and archive.

Gagarin visited, on July 13 1961, the SCR, which was then housed in
Kensington Square, London, as part of the official programme of his visit
to the UK. A special guest at the reception will be Bernard Kops,
playwright and poet, who will read the poem he presented to Yuri Gagarin
on that occasion. Other guests will include youth groups and those from
the fields of science and space. All are welcome but please notify us in
advance on 020 7274 2282 if you wish to attend.

The exhibition will remain on show until 21 May 2011 and be available for
viewing by appointment, Monday to Friday, 11.0am to 4.0pm. Society for
Co-operation in Russian and Soviet Studies320 BRIXTON ROAD LONDON SW9
6ABTel: 020 7274 2282 Fax: 020 7274 3230E-mail: ruslibrary@nullscrss.org.uk
Website: www.scrss.org.uk

Founded in 1924 as the Society for Cultural Relations with the USSR.

Regards
Ute

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