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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From18 Sep 2018 Tuesday
To 30 Oct 2018 Tuesday
exhibitions Friends Room

A Skein of People and Colours Unravels in India

Athens born, urban and travel photographer, Georgios Zampas captures through his lence and shares with us colours, details and feelings of his recent life journey to India.

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
From22 Sep 2018 Saturday
To 22 Sep 2018 Saturday
performances

The Passion Crossroad- Pasiones Cruzadas

Tangos and Smyrni traditional songs

Free

The Hellenic Centre
From22 Sep 2018 Saturday
To 23 Sep 2018 Sunday
exhibitions music other social

Open House Weekend

Open House – Free entry to London’s best buildings!

Free entry; no booking required

The Hellenic Centre
From22 Sep 2018 Saturday
To 23 Sep 2018 Sunday
exhibitions

Frequencies Awakening

Andrew Polyviou’s debut art exhibition revealing his inspiration and creative journey through art therapy following a dramatic life change in 2014.

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
From22 Sep 2018 Saturday
To 23 Sep 2018 Sunday
exhibitions

Ξυλοσύνη – Xylosini

Empasizing on the irrevocable connection between the creator and his creations,  Nikos Tilkeridis brings to London for the first time some of his unique wood crafted objects and reveals the knowledge, effort and respect involved in working with wood.

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
From29 Sep 2018 Saturday
To 30 Sep 2018 Sunday
performances

Six Nights on the Acropolis

Six Nights on the Acropolis with Stamatis Kraounakis

Directed by Anastasia Revi

Produced by Theatre Lab and The Hellenic Centre

Based on the novel by George Seferis

Tickets: £25,

Hellenic Centre Members and concessions £20

The Hellenic Centre
03 Oct 2018 Wednesday
lectures

More Dashing: Further Letters of Patrick Leigh Fermor

Launch of Adam Sisman’s new book.

Free entry but non-member attendees are invited to make a donation;booking essential.

The Hellenic Centre
04 Oct 2018 Thursday
Discussion

EU Citizens’ Rights Informative Session

An informative session about the EU citizens’ rights in the context of Brexit.

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
11 Oct 2018 Thursday
book launch

“Echoing Word… from the infinite to the world, from the world to the human, from the human to the self.” The journey is fulfilled.

A poetic trilogy of the contemporary Greek poet and philosopher Dimitris Kakalidis.

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
11 Oct 2018 Thursday
lectures

Lykion ton Hellinidon ‘Welcome Back Coffee Morning’

A lecture by Dr. Petros Karatsareas on the Cypriot Dialect. 

The Hellenic Centre
12 Oct 2018 Friday
Discussion

An Evening Dedicated to Mount Athos

A panel discussion in English.

Free entry; booking essential

RSVP by 8th of October

The Hellenic Centre
12 Oct 2018 Friday
music performances

Kantades Ioanian Evening

Live music by Pavlos & Co., singing, dancing and get together, as well as a four course meal and a glass of wine.

£30, including a four course meal and a glass of wine.

Jakob's 20Gloucester Road, SW54RB
17 Oct 2018 Wednesday
music

Forever Young concert with Nana Mouschouri

One of the most successful female artists of all time, the legendary chanson singer NANA MOUSKOURI, known for hits such as ‘The White Rose of Athens’ and ‘Only Love’ will be returning to London for one special show.

£45- £65

Royal Festival Hall
20 Oct 2018 Saturday
music

From Chopin to Hatzidakis with Dora Bakopoulou and Elli Paspala- A fundraising event for the wildfire victims in Greece

Piano recital with Dora Bakopoulou and Elli Paspala

The event is organised by the Hellenic Centre and the Foundation for Hellenic Culture.

£15, £12 concessions

The Hellenic Centre
25 Oct 2018 Thursday
lectures

My Thessaloniki- A Personal Tour of the City and its Culture

Illustrated lecture by John Kittmer

Free

The Hellenic Centre
26 Oct 2018 Friday
book launch

ΠατρΕίδα – Home – a seen- land

A new poetry composition by Yannis Efthymiadis 

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
29 Oct 2018 Monday
lectures

‘Synthesis: Theodore Ralli, a cosmopolitan Orientalist’

A lecture by Dr Maria Katsanaki on the occasion of the presentation of her book Theodore Ralli published by the A. G. Leventis Foundation and the A. G. Leventis Gallery (2018).

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
30 Oct 2018 Tuesday
music performances

Christodoulos at 75

Concert with pianist and composer Christodoulos Georgiades

£17 and £12 for HC Members/concessions to include a glass of wine.

The Hellenic Centre
From01 Nov 2018 Thursday
To 04 Nov 2018 Sunday
exhibitions Friends Room

Beautiful Moments of LIFE

An exhibition of paintings and handmade jewellery by Tonia Theodorou capturing how art becomes a jewel.

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
From02 Nov 2018 Friday
To 04 Nov 2018 Sunday

The Levantines: Identities and Heritage

In November 2018, the Levantine Heritage Foundation will hold its third international conference, “The Levantines: Identities and Heritage” in Athens.

TBC

Venue in Greece to be confirmed
02 Nov 2018 Friday

Papanikolaou Prize

Papanikolaou Prize is organised by the Hellenic Medical Society UK.

The Hellenic Centre
From03 Nov 2018 Saturday
To 04 Nov 2018 Sunday
workshop

Gifts from our Ancestors : A Storytelling Course about Family Tales

A course designed by storyteller-facilitators Stella Kassimati and Pelin Turgut to empower anyone to find, craft and share their family stories, especially around themes of loss, exile, belonging and making a new home.

A £95 deposit is required to confirm your place with the balance due by October 3rd.

Cost: £195 per person includes tuition and coffee/tea/biscuits.

Minimum number of participants: 6

 

The Hellenic Centre
05 Nov 2018 Monday
performances

”Youkali” The Pursuit of Happiness

A musical performance, based on Kurt Weil‘s song with Danae Eleni (soprano) and Kimon Pallikaropoulos (accordion) directed by Angeliki Petropetsioti; design Associate: Laurie Bamon. 

Produced by Mirror Theatre. Organised by the Ionian Society.

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
From09 Nov 2018 Friday
To 11 Nov 2018 Sunday
performances

Όλα αυτά τα υπέροχα πράγματα (Every Brilliant Thing)

Τhe Greek production of the worldwide smash-hit play, watched by thousands of people in Greece and Cyprus over the last two years, comes to London for the first time!

A play by Duncan Macmillan with Jonny Donahoe, performed by Melina Theocharidou.

The performances will be in Greek.

Tickets: £18 / £15 (Hellenic Centre Members & concessions)

The Hellenic Centre
12 Nov 2018 Monday
lectures

Princess Anne of Cyprus – The Cypriot Duchess of Savoy

An illustrated lecture in English by Greek Cypriot author Mary Pyrgos.

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
15 Nov 2018 Thursday
lectures

Climate- Change, Biodiversity and the Need for Action in Today’s Hellenic World

A talk in English by Anastasios P.Leventis CBE, OFR, Chairman of the A G Leventis Foundation, about climate change and Greece.

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
16 Nov 2018 Friday
Discussion

Hippocratic Oration 2018

The Hellenic Centre
16 Nov 2018 Friday

An International Colloquium on Palaeo-Oncology The Antiquity of Cancer

Internationally recognised speakers will present palaeo-pathological evidence on cancer and will discuss the written testimony of the disease afflicting populations in societies and cultures of antiquity.

There will be no registration fee but prospective participants are invited to declare their intention to attend.

This meeting is generously supported by the A.G. Leventis Foundation

 

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
20 Nov 2018 Tuesday
lectures

The Late Prehistoric Polities of the Thermaic Gulf: Recent Archaelogical Research at Thessaloniki Toumba and the Anthemous Valley

An illustrated lecture by Professor Emeritus of Prehistoric Archaelogy Stelios Andreou, Aristotle University of Thessaloniki, a leader in Aegean archaelogy, presenting new finds from his excavation projects in Macedonia, Greece.

King's College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS
21 Nov 2018 Wednesday
Discussion

The Universal Declaration of Human Rights at 70

A talk by professor William Schabas regarding the relevance of the Declaration of Human Rights to issues like migration, equality rights and xenophobia.

The Hellenic Centre
24 Nov 2018 Saturday

The Oinoussian Ball 2018

The annual fund raising event from the Oinoussai Benevolent Fund.

Adults £175

Under 30’s £110. Ticket price includes dinner, wines and refreshments and entertainment.

The Nine Kings Suite, Royal Lancaster London Hotel
25 Nov 2018 Sunday
children

Christmas breads and holiday hearts … this is the way the holiday starts!

A workshop in Greek and an opportunity for children to explore Christmas Greek traditions.

Tickets for children and adults £15; adults admitted only if accompanying children.

The Hellenic Centre
25 Nov 2018 Sunday
exhibitions

17th – 19th Century Icons Exhibition

Exhibition taking place at the Andipa Gallery

Free entry

Andipa Gallery
25 Nov 2018 Sunday
music

Louis Demetrius Alvanis – Piano Classics

Louis Demetrius Alvanis returns to the Steiner House with a programme including Mozart, Betthoven, Brinch and Chopin.

Tickets from £12

Rudolf Steiner House, 35 Park Road, NW1 6XT
27 Nov 2018 Tuesday
lectures

Adoption, Memory, and Cold War Greece: Kid pro quo?

A lecture by Prof. Gonda Van Steen, new Koraes Professor at King’s College London.

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
29 Nov 2018 Thursday
lectures

The Nineth Andreas A David Biennial Memorial Lecture

Further details at a later stage.

Further details at a later stage.

The Hellenic Centre
02 Dec 2018 Sunday
performances

Sincerely Yours

A performance in English, based on Franz Kafka’s Letter to his Father directed by Angeliki Petropetsioti.

£15 (on the door); booking essential

Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, SW3 2JL
09 Dec 2018 Sunday

Lykion ton Hellinidon ”Champagne Christmas Afternoon Tea”

A celebration of the 40th Anniversary of Lykion ton Hellinidon.

 

The Royal Thames Yacht Club, Knightsbridge, SW1X 7LF
14 Dec 2018 Friday

Lykion ton Hellinidon ”Christmas Bazaar”

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

To be confirmed

The Hellenic Centre