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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From17 Apr 2018 Tuesday
To 28 Apr 2018 Saturday

An Occupation of Loss

A performance on the site of a half-built, subterranean concrete well. Bringing together professional mourners, the piece immerses viewers in laments, rituals and other expressions of loss.

Corner of Islington Green, Essex Road
24 Apr 2018 Tuesday

Myths, History and Art: Thirteen Essays on Art as Deception

The Macedonian Society of Great Britain invites you to an illustrated lecture in English by Sir Basil Markesinis QC, FBA

The Hellenic Centre
From25 Apr 2018 Wednesday
To 26 Apr 2018 Thursday

Bailamos Opa!

Bailamos Opa!
With Dance Guru to the Stars Aliki Mbakoyianni

£8.50 (concessions)
£7.50 (southwark residents)

Blue Elephant Theatre Camberwell
From28 Apr 2018 Saturday
To 08 May 2018 Tuesday


Immersive retrospective exhibition of renowned Greek artist Angelos


Free Entry

The Hellenic Centre
04 May 2018 Friday
book launch literary

Book Presentation: Philosophy & Leadership by Ioannis Fikas

A unique opportunity for a philosophical journey through the civilizations of the five continents. Ioannis Fikas will present the role of the ancient city and the sacred geography, which is the bridge between the earthly and the celestial world through his book Philosophy & Leadership.

Free Entry.  Limited availability; Booking Essential


The Hellenic Centre
10 May 2018 Thursday

Andronikos Play, performed in Greek with English surtitles

“Andronikos or the Painter”, a play inspired by the life and work of Costas Stathis.

Organised by the Cultural Section, Cyprus High Commission UK.

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
14 May 2018 Monday

A Romanian Romance – the story of Paddy Leigh Fermor and Princess Balasa Cantacuzzino

A presentation of Alan Ogden’s new book, The Vagabond and the Princes. 

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

The Hellenic Centre
17 May 2018 Thursday

Nadia Marks Book presentation ‘Secrets under the Sun’

Join the Cyprus-born bestselling author Nadia Marks for an evening to celebrate her new novel Secrets Under the Sun. Set in the small seaside town of Larnaka, this moving, transporting new novel explores forbidden love and family secrets. Three childhood friends reunite for the funeral of Katerina, the much-loved old woman who had a profound effect on their lives. Her loss leaves the friends bereft, but the funeral is not just a time to mourn and remember, as they begin to uncover the riddles of their childhood.

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
19 May 2018 Saturday
22 May 2018 Tuesday

Hitler’s Island War. The Battles of the Dodecanese in WWII

Julie Peakman will give a lecture on the battles of the Dodecanese during WWII.

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
22 May 2018 Tuesday

Hitler’s Island War – The Battles of the Dodecanese in WWII

An illustrated lecture by Julie Peakman.

Organised by the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies.

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
23 May 2018 Wednesday

Coming Home to the Other: a Greek, a Turk and Stories of a Shared Past

Storytelling event

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
04 Jun 2018 Monday

An evening with Chopin

A Chopin recital by Nicolas Constantinou

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
06 Jun 2018 Wednesday

Byzantine Chant in the Anglosphere

Lectures with musical illustrations

Organised by the School of Byzantine Music, Archdiocese of Thyateira and the Department of Music, City University, London and supported by the Hellenic Centre

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
08 Jun 2018 Friday

Social Media and the Greek Language (In)visibility

Lecture by Professor Alexandra Georgakopoulou – Nunes

Organised by the Society for Modern Greek Studies

Free entry; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
From11 Jun 2018 Monday
To 14 Jun 2018 Thursday

Moments of Glory

An exhibition organised by Cyprus High Commission

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
17 Jun 2018 Sunday

Marylebone Summer Fayre

Events include Greek Traditional Dances by Lykion ton Hellinidon.


30 Jun 2018 Saturday

Women of Rebetiko

An event dedicated to the great female icons of re- betiko Eskenazy, Abatzi, Bellou, Haskil, Georgakopoulou, and Ninou among others.

Organised by Rebetiko Carnival. Supported by the Hellenic Centre.

Tickets £15, students £10; sales at the door £18 (cash only) but only if tickets are not sold out online

The Hellenic Centre
17 Oct 2018 Wednesday

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
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.


To be confirmed