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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01 Jul 2021 Thursday
Discussion lecture Online Event

Lunchtime Symposia Series – Symposium 3: Next Generation

Covid-19 and the Cypriots Diaspora in the UK

The Cyprus Centre at the University of Westminster has arranged a series of on-line lunchtime symposia themed on Covid-19 and its manifold and diverse impact on citizens of the Cypriot diaspora in Britain. The symposia series is organised in collaboration with the Cyprus High Commission.

This conference is being arranged by the Cyprus Centre of the University of Westminster in collaboration with the Cultural Section of the Cyprus High Commission in London and with the support AG Leventis Foundation.

Free entry

Online
16 Sep 2021 Thursday
lecture Presentation

The Weird Wave of Greek Cinema: a Movement or a Moment?

An illustrated talk by Dr Marios Psaras.

More information to follow

Organised by The Anglo-Hellenic League

The Hellenic Centre
30 Sep 2021 Thursday
Discussion lecture Presentation

Event with HE Kate Smith, outgoing UK Ambassador to Greece

HE Kate Smith, outgoing British Ambassador to Greece, talk and discussion (with Kevin Featherstone).

More information to follow

Organised by The Anglo-Hellenic League

The Hellenic Centre
From05 Oct 2021 Tuesday
To 30 Mar 2022 Wednesday
exhibitions

1821 Visions of Freedom: The Hand of Zographos, The Mind of Makriyannis

An exhibition of plates illustrating scenes from the Greek War of Independence. The plates from a limited edition prepared in 1926 by Frédéric Boissonas and John Gennadius reproduce the famous originals of 1836-1839 commissioned by General Makriyannis from Dimitrios Zographos to illustrate his own history of the war.

Curators: Natasha Lemos, Olympia Pappa

Design: Αlexis Veroucas

Organised by the Hellenic Centre under the aegis of the Greece 2021 Committee.  Sponsored by the A G Leventis Foundation.

The Hellenic Centre
09 Oct 2021 Saturday
screening

Film screening

Film screening, followed by discussion. More information to follow.

Organised by the Hellenic Centre and Cyprus High Commission

The Hellenic Centre
15 Oct 2021 Friday
Discussion lecture

Με τη ματιά του Μυριβήλη στο 1821: Μια παληά, επίκαιρη ιστορία

1821 Through Mhyrivilis’s Eyes: Αn Old Story, a Timely Story

A talk in Greek based on Stratis Myrivilis’s radio programme and unpublished archival material on 1821 held by the speaker, Myrivilis’s granddaughter, Christina Angelopoulou.

1821 Commemorative Lecture Series: The Greek War of Independence Revisited

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

The Hellenic Centre
21 Oct 2021 Thursday
book launch

Book launch: Michael Llewellyn Smith’s new biography of Eleftherios Venizelos

More information to follow

Organised by The Anglo-Hellenic League

The Hellenic Centre
27 Oct 2021 Wednesday
Discussion lecture

“Stop this nonsense about Hellenism or I will destroy you” Symi between compromise and revolt (1821-1830)

The role of Symi during the Greek War of Independence through the Ottoman archives by Stefanos Poulios.

1821 Commemorative Lecture Series: The Greek War of Independence Revisited

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

The Hellenic Centre
16 Nov 2021 Tuesday
Discussion lecture

Famous and Lesser Known Images of the Greek War of Independence

A talk by Evita Arapoglou.

More information to follow

1821 Commemorative Lecture Series: The Greek War of Independence Revisited

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

The Hellenic Centre
22 Nov 2021 Monday
Discussion lecture

Reimagining the past: The Knights of St John (Hospitallers) and the Greek Revolution of 1821

A talk by Michael Heslop.

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1821 Commemorative Lecture Series: The Greek War of Independence Revisited

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

The Hellenic Centre
09 Dec 2021 Thursday
Discussion lecture

In the Footsteps of Lord Byron: John Frederick Lewis in Greece and Albania

A talk by Briony Llewellyn and Charles Newton.

More information to follow

1821 Commemorative Lecture Series: The Greek War of Independence Revisited

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

The Hellenic Centre
14 Dec 2021 Tuesday
Discussion lecture

Levantine Alternatives: Greeks in Constantinople, Smyrna and Alexandria after 1821

A lecture by Dr Philip Mansel.

More information to follow.

1821 Commemorative Lecture Series: The Greek War of Independence Revisited

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

The Hellenic Centre
16 Dec 2021 Thursday
lecture

Sylvia Ioannou Foundation Lecture

A presentation by historian Charicleia George Dimacopoulou on the new edition ‘History has a face’ which is now available also in an English translation.

The lecture will be in Greek.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre and Sylvia Ioannou Foundation

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre