Next Meetup

Old Russian New Year Dinner
Choose from a three-course a la carte menu. Enjoy live Russian music. Half-bottle of wine included. Also mineral water and soft drink alternatives. Otherwise, there is a cash bar for other drinks. I will send you booking and payment instructions when you RSVP.

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What we're about

This is a group for those attending Russian language classes at The Abbey Centre (, 34 Great Smith Street, Westminster SW1P 3BU. Classes at all levels are arranged according to demand. All are welcome.

There are occasional social activities. These include dinner and dance events at our Whitehall private members club and venues with Slavic cuisine, live music and dancing.

HOW TO JOIN: 1. Sign up on; 2. RSVP yes for a class or event to confirm your membership.

With six or more yes RSVPs, classes and events will run as planned. Otherwise, do check beforehand. Once you RSVP yes, do turn up! Unexplained no-shows are routinely removed from the group

Photographs may be taken at events and posted as publicity. By attending you agree to be photographed for this purpose.

Click here for the Whitehall Russian group on fb ( where I share other events and you can sign up to received details.

.The Abbey Centre is a vibrant welcoming place where you can join in educational, cultural and well being activities and meet new friends. On Wednesday nights it accommodates Whitehall Ballroom and Latin American (, where native Russian speaking Elena Plescenco teaches Modern Ballroom and Latin American dancing, with tuition in English and Russian as required.

Further Russian language classes and social and networking events can be found in the programme of the the London Bridge Russian Club (

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