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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From05 Oct 2021 Tuesday
To 30 Mar 2022 Wednesday
exhibitions

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

“1821: Visions of Freedom” is an exhibition of famous and much praised images of scenes from the Greek War of Independence. It gives visitors a rare opportunity to enjoy these remarkable works close up.

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre
22 Jan 2022 Saturday
music social

The Hellenic Centre New Year Celebration – Piano & Cello Recital

A warm welcome to 2022 with a programme of classic music for Piano and Cello with Andrew Quartermain and Pavlos Carvalho followed by the cutting of vasilopita – the Greek traditional New Year Cake.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre

Tickets £14; HC Members and concessions £12;
ticket price includes a glass of wine.
Booking Essential

The Hellenic Centre
30 Jan 2022 Sunday
lecture

Οι Τρεις Ιεράρχες στο σταυροδρόμι ελληνικής φιλοσοφίας και θεολογίας

A talk in Greek by Bishop Maximos of Melitene ( Holy Archdiocese of Thyateira)
Οι Τρεις Ιεράρχες στο σταυροδρόμι ελληνικής φιλοσοφίας και θεολογίας

Organised by Holy Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain

The Hellenic Centre
15 Feb 2022 Tuesday
literary Presentation

Idolaters – Ειδωλολάτρες

A presentation in Greek of Natalie Katsou’s new poetry collection Ειδωλολάτρες – Idolaters by Kapa Publications/Κάπα Εκδοτική comprising of a discussion with Natalie Katsou and writer and academic Haris Psarras and readings by theatre director Anastasia Revi and actor Konstantinos Chatzikypraios.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre

Free entry – optional donation appreciated; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
17 Feb 2022 Thursday
Discussion lecture

Humour, Revolution and Rupture: Refashioning Greek Drama in the Americas

A talk by Dr Rosa Andujar.

Organised by the Hellenic Society

The Hellenic Centre
27 Feb 2022 Sunday
children family

Greek Carnival Celebration for Children with Asterakia

A family event where children can enjoy a fancy dress party and carnival related activities. More information to follow.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre

Tickets for adults £10, children £8, family of four £30

The Hellenic Centre
07 Mar 2022 Monday
social

Kathara Deftera Celebration with Kourelou and London Greek Collective

An event of live Greek traditional music to celebrate the beginning of Greek Lent.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre

Tickets £19, HC Members and concessions £17; price includes a small plate of traditional halva, taramosalata,
olives and lagana – a flat bread baked specially for the day.

The Hellenic Centre
09 Mar 2022 Wednesday
Discussion lecture

Songs from the Labyrinth: Is it Better to Remember or Forget?

Ruth Padel will give an illustrated talk on her novel Daughters of the Labyrinth, set in West Crete, which leads, like Ariadne’s thread, to the buried past of the Jews of Crete.

Cretan singer and musician Kalia Baklitzanaki will sing and play music mentioned in the book.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre

Free entry – optional donation appreciated; booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
20 Mar 2022 Sunday
workshop

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Theatre Workshop with Natalie Katsou

Six young people play a video-game online, they become the avatars of Miaoulis, Bouboulina and Androutsos, and the rest is history… What does it mean to be a hero today? Could the fighters for the Greek Revolution become super-heroes in a video game? Would you like to be one of them? Then join us!

This workshop will be in Greek

Organised by The Hellenic Centre

Tickets £12, booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
22 Mar 2022 Tuesday
Discussion Friends Room lecture

Papyrus Fragments: Lost Stories from Ancient Greece

A talk exploring the lost literature of ancient Greece that survives on fragments of papyrus. A papyrus specialist will detail the journey of these fragments and the challenges of deciphering and protecting them.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre

Free entry – optional donation appreciated

The Hellenic Centre
31 Mar 2022 Thursday
book launch Discussion lecture

ελαττωματικό ΑΓΟΡΙ – faulty BOY

An event in English about the recent publication of ελαττωματικό Αγόρι by Sam Albatros.

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

Free entry – optional donation appreciated

The Hellenic Centre