Hellenic Centre

Please note

Due to the popularity of 'Cloudy Sunday', we strongly advise you to book early for 'Amerika Square' screening

Our Purpose

Established in 1994, the Hellenic Centre offers a diverse programme of events, including lectures, exhibitions, concerts, social events and Greek language courses to promote awareness of Hellenic culture in the UK and nurture the relationship between Britain and the Hellenic world.

Cultural events

25 Feb

Amerika Square Screening

Greece’s official entry to Academy Awards (Oscars) 2018 in the Best Foreign Film Category.

Screening times: 3.30pm & 7pm
Language: Greek with English subtitles

Live music recital at 5.30pm with Ksenia Dania, who makes her acting debut in the film for screening ticket holders only

Venue hire

This central London venue is situated in the heart of Marylebone, a vibrant hub of culture, fashion and individuality. It boasts several meeting and event spaces including the Great Hall, a blank canvas space, offering ultimate flexibility to accommodate all types of events from small meetings to fashion shows, weddings, and bespoke events.

venue hire rates and packages

Learn Greek

Greek courses for all levels, from Alpha to Omega

We run Greek language courses for groups and individuals; we hold conversation classes and help prepare for the C1 & C2 Certificate of Attainment in Greek.

more about our Greek courses

Key dates for Autumn Term

Autumn Term starts on 02/10/2017.
Registration for the Autumn Term courses from 05/09/17 until 22/09/17
Beginners 2 on Tuesdays is now fully booked.
Some places available for Beginners 2 on Fridays

Become a Member

Members receive discounts on Greek language courses and paid events and invitations to private views and other events. Individual membership costs £50.

What's on

Most lectures, exhibitions, concerts and social events held at the Hellenic Centre itself are free to attend.

We occasionally list events held in other venues as well.

23 Nov 2017 Thu

Papanicolaou Prize 2017

.Original research papers in the fields of medicine, biomedical sciences or related areas are invited. To ensure that the work is current, it should be either unpublished, or no more than a year (on the date of the presentation) from the date of its first online publication.

We will select 4-6 candidates from the submitted abstracts to present their work and participate in the competition. Candidates will have to give a 10-minute presentation, followed by a 5-minute discussion. The winner(s) will be decided by a panel consisting of the President, Past President and President-Elect of the HMS UK, and Professor Michael Koutroumanidis, from King’s College London, who will honour us with his presence as our external judge this year and will also give a talk with the title “Epilepsy and sleep: an intimate relationship”.

Candidates must be 38 years or younger and below Consultant or Senior Scientist status, or the equivalent in other areas. They should be members or eligible for membership of the Hellenic Medical Society, UK.

The amount awarded as a prize will total £250. The panel reserves the right to divide this between two candidates, and / or to award additional smaller prizes to other presenters.

Closing date for submission of abstracts of no more than 400 words is the 15th November 2017.

Please send your entry or enquiries to Dr Marinos Kyriakopoulos, HMS president at: marinos.kyriakopoulos@kcl.ac.uk.

Consultants, senior scientists and group leaders are invited to encourage their juniors to enter the competition. The names of the presenters and winner(s) and photographs from the event will be posted on the HMS website, our Facebook page and included in the minutes of the society’s annual general meeting. (If any candidates object to this, please notify us in advance).

We look forward to receiving your submissions and seeing you at the event.

On behalf of the Hellenic Medical Society UK board committee,

Dr Marinos Kyriakopoulos


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