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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.

02 Mar

HC Kathara Deftera Celebration with Kourelou and London Greek Collective

Greek Lent begins with a special event full of live traditional music from all over Greece, taramosalata, olives and flat bread baked specially for the day. Organised by the Hellenic Centre.

MEETING & EVENT SPACES FOR HIRE

The Hellenic Centre is a central London venue with a variety of meeting rooms and event spaces available to hire all year round.  It offers smaller rooms for meetings, larger spaces for conferences and training workshops and the  Great Hall for larger gatherings such as fashions shows, weddings, product launches and bespoke corporate events.

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Learn Greek

Greek courses for all levels, from Alpha to Omega

We run Greek language courses for groups and individuals; we hold conversation classes and help prepare for the C1 & C2 Certificate of Attainment in Greek.

WINTER TERM COURSES 2020

Registration for the Winter Term
has now closed and
enrolment is no longer possible

The Winter Term finishes on
3 April

more about our Greek courses

Key registration dates

The Spring/Summer Term Timetable
will be available on 16 March

Registration for the
Spring/Summer Term will take place
from 23 March until 15 April

The Spring/Summer Term will start
on 27 April and will finish on 10 July

Download course registration form

Greek course books

Once your place on a course is confirmed, you can get all course books directly from the Hellenic Centre office.

Become a member

Members receive discounts on Greek language courses and paid events and invitations to private views and other events. Individual membership costs £50. more about membership

WHAT'S ON

27 Jan 2020 Mon
To 27 Feb 2020 Thursday

One World and the Climate Change

A photo exhibition by multiple award winning photographer Marina Antoniou.  Marina studied photography at Central Saint Martins and has participated in photo exhibitions in New York, London, Barcelona, Rotterdam and Cambridge University. She has received numerous awards including four times the Citi Arts Club ‘People Choice Photo Award’ and the ‘Julia Margaret Cameron’ distinction and her work was included in the Barcelona Biennial of Fine Arts & Photography.

The exhibition includes photos from the Amazon rainforest, Antarctica and Greenland, Iceland, Greece, Africa, Europe and Asia. Some of the photos were previously presented in the Spain Biennale and received international distinctions. Read more here

Meet the Artist Thursday 6 February, 6.30pm-8.30pm  RSVP

Supported by the Hellenic Centre.

Free entry; for opening hours call 020 7487 5060 prior to your visit

  • 25 Feb 2020 Tue

    Breast Rules: Towards a Sociology of the Nursing Woman in Late Antiquity and Early Byzantium

    A presentation by Dr Stavroula Constantinou and Dr Aspasia Skouroumouni Stavrinou from the University of Cyprus, on the latest research concerning the fascinating social history of breastfeeding in Late Antiquity and early Byzantium (1st c.-7th c. CE).

    This research has been undertaken in the framework of a project with the acronym MotherBreast, co-financed by the European Regional Development Fund and the Republic of Cyprus through the Research and Innovation Foundation.

    Organised by the University of Cyprus (MotherBreast Project) and The Hellenic Centre.

    Free entry – optional donation appreciated; booking essential

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  • 01 Mar 2020 Sun

    Greek Carnival Celebration for Children

    Join us for an afternoon filled with fun carnival activities. A family event where children will bake laganes – the traditional lent bread, and enjoy a fancy dress party dancing the traditional gaitanaki.

    This event will be in Greek

    Activities delivered by the Hellenic Hub.  Organised by the the Hellenic Centre.

    Tickets for adults and children over three £12, family of four £40; adults admitted only if accompanying children.

    The Hellenic Centre
  • 02 Mar 2020 Mon

    HC Kathara Deftera Celebration with Kourelou and London Greek Collective

    Greek Lent begins with a special event full of live traditional music from all over Greece, taramosalata, olives and flat bread baked specially for the day.

    Organised by the Hellenic Centre.

    Tickets £25, concessions and Hellenic Centre Members £22; price includes live music and a taster of homemade Greek vegetarian flavours.

    The Hellenic Centre
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