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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From19 May 2022 Thursday
To 25 Jun 2022 Saturday
performances play

Girl on an Altar

A modern retelling of Oresteia. Clytemnestra’s world is torn apart when her husband, Agamemnon, sacrifices their daughter for the sake of war. Ten years on from this unthinkable tragedy, the couple are reunited. What follows is a dangerous battle of love, grief and power.  

Organised by the Kiln Theatre in partnership with the Abbey Theatre

Tickets from £15

Offer for friends and Members of the Hellenic Centre: £5 off Full Price tickets – All Bands
Promocode: HC5
Dates: All dates
Book until: 31/05/2022

The promocode can be redeemed online, over the phone or at the counter.

Kiln Theatre, 269 Kilburn High Road, London, UK, NW6 7JR
From25 May 2022 Wednesday
To 30 Jun 2022 Thursday
exhibitions Friends Room

The Hellenic Series

An exhibition of cyanotypes of major and minor Hellenic archaeological sites by Benedict Luxmoore.

They are cyanotypes, a photographic printing process that involves applying a light sensitive emulsion on to paper, and exposure in sunlight. They gave rise to the architectural blueprint. Each of my photographs are unique because of the variations within the cyanotype method; imperfections and brushstrokes are an integral part.

Meet the Artist Thursday 26 May, 6.30pm-8.30pm

Supported by The Hellenic Centre

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

The Hellenic Centre
10 Jun 2022 Friday
lecture music performances

Celebrating Theodorakis

A recital with Plastikes Karekles and Friends paying tribute to the memory of the great Greek composer.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre and Rebetiko Carnival

Tickets £15, HC Members and concession £12; booking in advance essential

The Hellenic Centre
11 Jun 2022 Saturday
lecture Online Event

Discoveries and the New Museum of Aigai

A virtual presentation of the new Museum of Aigai by Archaeologist Dr Angeliki Kottaridi, Director of the Ephorate of Imathia and Director of the Museum of Aigai, in cooperation with Professor Robin Lane Fox, Emeritus Fellow of New College, Oxford University, who will cover the historical aspect of the subject.

Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain

Free entry, register for the zoom by e-mailing sec@macedonia.org.uk

Online
12 Jun 2022 Sunday
music performances

Mythical Song: Myth, Word, Melody

A concert inspired by the myths and legends of Cyprus, Greece and Europe with works by Constantinos Stylianou, Claude Debussy, Yianni Constantinidi.

Organised by the Cyprus High Commission – Cultural Section. Sponsored by the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth – Cultural Services.

Free entry, booking essential via Eventbrite

The Hellenic Centre
12 Jun 2022 Sunday
music performances

Mythical Song

Inspired from the myths and legends of Cyprus, Greece and Europe, the concert Mythical Song is a mythological, lyrical voyage into the world of art song.

Organised by the Cyprus High Commission – Cultural Section.
Sponsored by the Cyprus Ministry of Education, Culture, Sports and Youth –Cultural Services.

To be released 12 May 2022

The Hellenic Centre
14 Jun 2022 Tuesday
Friends Room lecture Online Event

Vassos Karagiorgis: His Life and Work – Personal testimonies

A tribute, in Greek, to Vassos Karagiorgis by the journalist and writer Costas Serezis, author of the book “Vassos Karagiorgis as I met him”.

Free entry – optional donation appreciated, booking essential
For anyone not able to attend in person this event will be live streamed via Zoom – register here to receive the webinar link.

The Hellenic Centre
16 Jun 2022 Thursday
lecture

John Craxton: A Greek Soul

For the centenary of the Philhellene painter and designer John Craxton, a celebratory exhibition is running at the Benaki Museum in Athens from 13 April to 11 September before travelling to Chania. Curator/biographer Ian Collins will give us a virtual tour and recall a remarkable life.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre

Free entry – optional donation appreciated, booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
26 Jun 2022 Sunday
children

Summer Children’s Event with Asterakia

Come and join us for a lovely summery session! We will explore the sights, sounds and creatures found at the beach through songs, vocal play and fun movement activities.

Due to popular demand we there will be two sessions, 12pm-2pm and 3pm-5pm

Event suitable for ages: 0 – 10 years old

Please note that this event will be mainly in Greek, but help will provided for those who find this difficult.

Organised by the Hellenic Centre

£12 adults, £8 children, £35 family of 4 (2 adults, 2 children)
Booking essential

The Hellenic Centre
01 Jul 2022 Friday
Discussion Presentation

The Russian Invasion of Ukraine; Global and regional implications for the Eastern Mediterranean

A continuation of the training course and both are free to all participants offered by Estia after more than two years of inactivity due to covid-19.

An event to engage the Cypriot communities with current global debates and also seek the opportunity to start thinking of lessons and possibilities for cooperation for the region surrounding Cyprus and Greece-Turkey as well as ways to assist victims of the conflict in Ukraine and contributing to de-escalation.

Organised by Cypriot Estia

RSVP required

Helen Hajifani
Email – h.sozou@gmail.com
Phone – 07735575004

Andreas Ekkeshis
Email – aekkeshis@yahoo.co.uk
Phone – 07947645648

The Hellenic Centre
01 Jul 2022 Friday
workshop

Face to Face Negotiation and Mediation training course

Professor Neophytos Loizides will deliver a 3-hour face to face negotiations and mediations training course to members of the Cypriot diaspora.

Organised by Cypriot Estia

Free entry

The Hellenic Centre