Exhibition on the British presence in Thessaloniki
An exhibition on the British presence in Thessaloniki and the region of Macedonia in northern Greece will open on Monday at the Museum of Macedonian Struggle in cooperation with the British embassy, the British Council and the City of Thessaloniki.
On display will be travel memoirs, newspapers, consulate reports and art produced by members of the military, travelers, missionaries, archaeologists and artists, that have preserved a variety of priceless documents and information, allowing visitors to realize the multifaceted relation between Great Britain and the region of Macedonia.
British ambassador to Athens David Landsman will inaugurate the exhibition featuring objects from the museum's collection and a number of private collections.
Earlier, British historian and former British ambassador to Athens Sir Michael Llewellyn-Smith will deliver a lecture at the Thessaloniki Metropolis Cultural Centre on Greece's expansion to the new countries.