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Food

Ancient Tastes: Tradition and Change in Hellenistic Athens

At The Hellenic Centre on 09 Mar

£85/80 concession | Bookings via Eventbrite or 020 7487 5060 

Delve into Hellenistic Athens with a unique feast for food lovers and history enthusiasts, served with delicious Greek wines. The dinner is inspired by the banquets of the affluent and the tables of the poor who lived in Athens from 323 BC to 86 BC. Accompanied by a lecture on food tradition and change in Hellenistic Athens. Limited spaces available. 

 

Book launch

Mark Hadjipateras Book Launch & Discussion

At The Hellenic Centre on 12 Mar

Free | Bookings via Eventbrite or 020 7563 9835 

Join us for the launch of Mark Hadjipateras, HOMEWARD, the new book on artist Mark Hadjipateras, accompanied by a discussion with art curator and writer Gelly Gryntaki and introduced by president and CEO of ABRAMS, Mary McAveney. The book journeys Hadjipateras’ works from the beginning of his career in the mid-seventies until today. It presents his richly varied artistic output that equally includes paintings and sculptures, monotypes and drawings, ceramics and assemblages, all of them interconnected. 

Family

Children’s Carnival

At The Hellenic Centre on 16 Mar

£10 each/£35 family of four | Bookings via Eventbrite or 020 7487 5060 

Celebrate the Greek Carnival with music and play group Asterakia. This family event is a great opportunity to learn about Greek customs whilst having fun! Featuring games, singing, dancing with the traditional gaitanaki and much more! Children will have the opportunity to engage in art and craft activities with a qualified art teacher. 

Community

Kathara Deftera Celebration with Music and Food

At The Hellenic Centre on 18 Mar

£19/17 | Bookings via Eventbrite or 020 7487 5060 

Join us for a traditional ‘panigiri’ with Kourelou and the London Greek Collective in a celebration for Kathara Deftera

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Our purpose

The Hellenic Centre offers a rich programme of lectures, exhibitions, concerts, social events, and Greek language courses to promote awareness of Hellenic culture and nurture UK relations with the Hellenic world.

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Learn Greek

We offer Modern Greek language courses for all levels from beginner to fluent, in groups, or one–to–one.

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The library

Visit our impressive multilingual library, with an extensive collection of books on history, geography, and literature.