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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From06 Nov 2019 Wednesday
To 30 Nov 2019 Saturday
exhibitions Friends Room

Perpetual Nature – Αέναη Φύση

A seascape paintings exhibition by Eva Apostolatou, winner of the Athens Academy 2016 Best Artist Award for Artists by under 40.


Meet the Artist: Wednesday 6 November, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Free Entry

The Hellenic Centre
16 Nov 2019 Saturday

The Oinoussian Ball 2019

A fundraising event with music by DJ Avgoustinos.

Organised by the Oinoussai Benovelent Fund.

Tickets £175, under 30s £110

Royal Lancaster Hotel, Lancaster Terrace, London W2 2TY, Royal Lancaster Hotel Lancaster Terrace London W2 2TY
17 Nov 2019 Sunday
children family

Christmas Sparkle, Music Fun, Stars with Glitter and Baking with Love!

This year’s Christmas event is pure magic! Join us for an afternoon filled with seasonal music and a musical workshop, trays of delicious treats and lots of glittery ornaments made for the whole family!

Organised by The Hellenic Hub and the Hellenic Centre

£15 per person; £54 for a family of four

The Hellenic Centre
19 Nov 2019 Tuesday

Ancient Andros: A History of Fourteen Centuries

An illustrated lecture by Professor Emerita Lydia Palaiokrassa-Kopitsa.

Organised by the Greek Archaeological Committee UK.

Free entry, booking essential: admin@gacuk.org

King's College London, Strand, London, WC2R 2LS
20 Nov 2019 Wednesday

A Tribute to Antonis Samarakis

A tribute to Antonis Samarakis on the occasion of 100th birth anniversary of the Greek writer

Followed by reception

Organised by Hellenic Republic Ministry of Culture and Sports. Supported by Embassy of Greece in London and European Society of Modern Greek Studies

RSVP by November 18th, 2019

The Hellenic Centre
21 Nov 2019 Thursday

Autumn Lecture ‘Passionate Lacunae: towards a new edition of Sappho’

Professor Patrick Finglass (University of Bristol): ‘Passionate Lacunae: towards a new edition of Sappho’.

Lecture will be followed by a reception: all welcome.

Organised by the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies

Free Entry, RSVP

The Hellenic Centre
22 Nov 2019 Friday
Discussion literary music performances

Byron, Greece, and European Musical Conversation

European influences on Greek music of the late 19th and early 20th century and Byron’s affiliation with Greece during the Revolution, revealed through selected violin and piano works and Byron’s poetry.

The event will be introduced by Professor Roderick Beaton. Oliver Nelson (violin) and Vasilis Rakitzis (piano) will play works by Samaras, Beethoven, Varvoglis, and Franck.

Organised by the Hellenic Centre and Supported by Dr S. Retsas in memory of the late Dr Diana G Rees (Retsas)

Booking Essential

£10, £8 Concessions

HC Members Free

The Hellenic Centre
29 Nov 2019 Friday
performances screening

Celebrating The Hellenic Centre’s 25th Anniversary

A two-day event of music and film screenings.

Day 1: Rosemarie an award winning film will be screened in the afternoon followed by ‘Τhe Artist’ Concert with Iro and ending with screening of the film 1968 (2018) directed by Tassos Boulmetis.

Free entry for Film screenings

“The Artist” concert £15 for Non Members, £12 Concessions, HC Members free

Booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
30 Nov 2019 Saturday
performances screening

Celebrating The Hellenic Centre’s 25th Anniversary – Day 2

Day 2: Afternoon film screenings of Notias and 1968 directed by Tassos Boulmetis. Followed by an evening of music and dancing with Katerina Polemi and her band and DJ Avgoustinos.

Free entry for film screenings

Katerina Polemi & her Band – Concert HC Members free but RSVP necessary, Tickets £15 for Non Members, £12 Concessions,

Booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
08 Dec 2019 Sunday

Orthodox 16th-19th Century Icons

Exhibition and talk by Maria Andipa

Organised by the Ionian Society

Free entry, booking essential

Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, SW3 2JL
14 Dec 2019 Saturday

Christmas Bazaar

Traditional Greek sweet, diaries,  2020 good luck charms and more.

Organised by Lykion to Hellinidon London

The Hellenic Centre
14 Dec 2019 Saturday
other social

Christmas Ball 2019

A festive dinner with live music by Argyris and his band, DJ Avgoustinos and harpist Holly Lowe.

Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain

£90, £75 Members of the Macedonian Society of Great Britain

Royal Garden Hotel, High Street Kensington, London, W8 4PT