Upcoming events

Our events are open to anyone interested in Greek and Cypriot culture. Most events are free and conducted in English.

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14 Dec 2018 Friday
sales / fairs

Lykion ton Hellinidon ”Christmas Bazaar”

Traditional Greek sweets, embroideries, diaries, 2018 good luck charms and more.

To be confirmed

The Hellenic Centre
15 Dec 2018 Saturday
dance

Christmas Ball 2018 organised by the Macedonian Society for Great Britain

A festive dinner dance organised by the Macedonian Society for Great Britain.

5* Royal Garden Hotel, High Street Kensington, London
From01 Jan 2019 Tuesday
To 31 Dec 2019 Tuesday
11 Jan 2019 Friday
music

HC Vasilopitta evening 2019

Organised by the Hellenic Centre 

Let’s welcome 2019 and start the celebrations for the 25th anniversary of the Hellenic Centre with Vasilopitta and a unique performance of songs inspired by love with Trio Lirico.
A programme of well-known excerpts from Greek operettas and songs of the operetta era and subsequent periods.

 

£15, £12 Concessions and Hellenic Centre Members

The Hellenic Centre
From16 Jan 2019 Wednesday
To 24 Feb 2019 Sunday
exhibitions

#TextMe_PaperFashion

Organised by the Hellenic Centre 

#TextMe_PaperFashion, is a pop-up exhibition from the Greek cultural organization ATOPOS Contemporary Visual Culture’s Paper Dress Collection. It has been especially created to mark UNESCO’S Athens 2018, World Book Capital, and the Hellenic Centre’s 25th Anniversary.

Free entry!

The Hellenic Centre
18 Jan 2019 Friday

Imag(in)ing the ancient Greeks in early colonial Mexico: An interactive dialogue between Pre-Columbian Mesoamerican and Western European cultural legacy and artistic tradition

Organised by the Hellenic Centre 

An illustrated presentation by Dimitrios Roussos and Dr. Elizabeth Baquedano.

To be released

The Hellenic Centre
25 Jan 2019 Friday
music

The Ionian Society New Year’s Vassilopita

This is traditional Greek event to help raise funds for the church of St. Spyridon, Piraeus, Greece in order to feed 150 families daily.

Organised by the Ionian Society.

£15 inclusive of food, wine and live music.

Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, SW3 2JL
29 Jan 2019 Tuesday
lectures

”Paper Dress: Future of History?”A talk by Jose Teunissen

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

As part of #TextMe_PaperFashion,  Jose Teunissen, Professor, Dean, School of Design & Technology, London College of Fashion will give a talk about
”Paper Dress: Future of History?”

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
31 Jan 2019 Thursday
lectures

To διαχρονικόν μέγα μήνυμα των τριών Ιεραρχών: Ύφος – Αρετή – Παιδεία – Ηθική και Πολιτική στην Κοινωνία

Lecture with Professor Konstantinos Niarhos, University of Athens, organised by the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain.

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
06 Feb 2019 Wednesday
lectures

Symbols of Cosmic Descent in Byzantine Imagery

A lecture by Dr Richard Temple of the Temple Gallery.

This lecture will contemplate the Hesychast tradition of early Christian monasteries and its significance in the traditional art of icon painting.

The Hellenic Centre
10 Feb 2019 Sunday
Play

The Cloakroom Attendant

Organised by the Hellenic Centre 

A play in Greek by Dimitra Barla 

Tickets £10

HC members & concessions £8

The Hellenic Centre
12 Feb 2019 Tuesday
lectures

Ancient Invisible Cities

Joint presentation for the Anglo-Hellenic League and the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
19 Feb 2019 Tuesday
lectures

Walking Billboards or Wearable History? Paper Dresses from the ATOPOS cvc Collection

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

A talk by Myrsini Pichou as part of #TextMe_PaperFashion

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
21 Feb 2019 Thursday
lectures

Lecture on Marina Adams and the Gardens she created

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

Helli Pangalou will give a lecture on Marina Adams and the Gardens she created.

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
22 Feb 2019 Friday
lectures

Illustrated lecture on Wagner

Organised by the Hellenic Centre 

An illustrated lecture by Helena Matheopoulos

The Hellenic Centre
24 Feb 2019 Sunday

Sustainable luxury: Fashion designers & other stories from Greece and the world

Sustainable fashion and organic products from Greece and beyond organised by the Ionian Society.

Free entry but early booking recommended

Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, SW3 2JL
27 Feb 2019 Wednesday
screening

Cyprus Cinema Series – ROSEMARIE

Screening of the Cypriot film ROSEMARIE and Q&A with the director Adonis Florides, as part of the programme Cyprus Cinema Series.

Organised by Cyprus High Commission – Cultural Section

Free

The Hellenic Centre
01 Mar 2019 Friday
lectures

136 Hermes Street- and the painter George Pol. Georghiou

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

An illustrated lecture in English by Rima Outram

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
06 Mar 2019 Wednesday

The Choregic Monument of Thrasyllos on the southern Slope of the Athenian Acropolis

A lecture by Konstantinos Boletis, Architect, Doctor of History and Archaeology, Ephorate of the Antiquities of the City of Athens.

The event is organised by Greek Archaeological Committee UK

11 Mar 2019 Monday
music

Kathara Deftera Celebration 2019

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

Kathara Deftera Celebration with Pavlos Melas

The Hellenic Centre
11 Mar 2019 Monday
music

Lunchtime concert of piano 4-hands music with ”Duo Dithyrambico”

Organised by the Hellenic Centre 

A lunchtime piano concert with Angelina Pavlou & Christos Fountos

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
21 Mar 2019 Thursday
lectures

“Rethinking language education in the UK’s Greek Cypriot diaspora”

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

A talk by Petros Karatsareas on the language education in the UK’s Greek Cypriot diaspora.

Free entry, booking essential as places are limited.

The Hellenic Centre
From30 Mar 2019 Saturday
To 31 Mar 2019 Sunday
children

Apple, Cinamon & Sugar

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

Εaster workshop including:

Children’s play by Fournos Theatre Group, making «Lampada», painting eggs, making a bunny rabbit and making apple hats

The Hellenic Centre
01 Apr 2019 Monday
lectures

Lecture by Exeter University

A lecture by Exeter University

The Hellenic Centre
From05 Apr 2019 Friday
To 24 Apr 2019 Wednesday
exhibitions

Exclusive Exhibition ‘Women of Cyprus through the Centuries’

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

Details at a later stage

The Hellenic Centre
06 Apr 2019 Saturday

Oxford Philarmonic Concert

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

Details at a later stage

TBC

08 May 2019 Wednesday

Lecture and Book presentation by A. Kouria ‘Greece in European Travellers’ Imagery 15th- 19th centuries’

Organised by the Hellenic Centre 

Details at a later stage

The Hellenic Centre
From28 May 2019 Tuesday
To 13 Jun 2019 Thursday
exhibitions

Exhibition of Kissonergis paintings from Leventis Gallery Cyprus

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

Details to be confirmed at a later stage