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Our events are open to anyone interested in Greek and Cypriot culture. Most events are free and conducted in English.

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Think Future: Innovation in Everyday Life

At The Hellenic Centre on 20 Apr

Free entry | Bookings via Eventbrite

or 020 7563 9835 

Engage with outstanding innovators and learn how technology can shape our future. Watch live demonstrations of initiatives from various sectors, including EduTech, MedTech, BioTech, Digital Arts, Sustainability, Cybersecurity and Robotics. In collaboration with the Hellenic Tech Network. Open to all. 

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Institutions in the Age of Precarity: Technologies, Materials and Imagination

At The Hellenic Centre on 25 Apr

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Discover how technologies ranging from paint to virtual reality have been used as methods to reclaim creative expression during times of temporality, precarity and institutional fragmentation. With Dr Alexandra Antonopoulou and Dr Gabriel Menotti.

MusicTalk

Western & Eastern Influences in Christodoulos Georgiades’ Music

At The Hellenic Centre on 27 Apr

£12/10 concession | Bookings via Eventbrite

or 020 7487 5060

Composer and pianist Christodoulos Georgiades discusses the basic building blocks of music and together with the Waldstein Trio perform an evening of chamber music, including a London premiere of three of Georgiades’ most recent piano works and his ‘Corona Trio,’ composed in 2020.

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Fabulous Creatures: Women Between Reality and Myth

At The Hellenic Centre on 09 May

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A never before told story of the female monsters of The Odyssey, blending humour and darkness, myth and modernity and raising questions on stereotyping and bias. Theatre Director Emily Louizou in conversation with the play’s Executive Producer Elizabeth Filippouli, on the occasion of their new play at the Arcola Theatre in London.

 

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Vakia: A Singer’s Journey

At The Hellenic Centre on 11 May

£12/10 concession | Bookings via Eventbrite

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Described by the French press as ‘a highly sophisticated and enchanting artist that makes one hear the vast beauty of her voice’ (Bertrand Dicale, Radio France), internationally acclaimed singer and songwriter Vakia Stavrou performs songs from her new album Vakia, accompanied by Socrates Leptos on classical guitar.

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A Time of Her Own

At The Hellenic Centre on 15 May

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Join us for the launch of A Time of Her Own, the online interactive project by artist Zoe Hatziyannaki and curator Christina Petkopoulou integrating female portraits from personal collections and public archives published in the Greek press during the 1970s and 1980s. Followed by a conversation between the two.

 

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Ancient Greek Philosophy Today

At The Hellenic Centre on 23 May

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Why engage with ancient Greek philosophy today? Can it still teach us anything today or is it outdated? Four international academic experts offer their thoughts on why Greek philosophy is still a source of inspiration and of new challenges to philosophers today.

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The Road is Wider than Long

At The Hellenic Centre on 04 Jun

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Antony Penrose, son of American photographer Lee Miller and British surrealist artist Roland Penrose, presents his father’s book The Road Is Wider Than Long. A love poem created as a photo-book that recounts a journey the couple made together through the Balkans in 1938, visiting Greece and isolated rural communities in Romania.

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Heritage on a Plate with Carolina Doriti: The Untold Stories of Greek Cuisine

At The Hellenic Centre on 13 Jun

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Cookbook author, food writer and cook Carolina Doriti explores the timelessness, simplicity and wisdom of Greek cuisine. She will explain in depth the Greek products which have shaped the cuisine for thousands of years, as well as cooking methods, sustainability and her approach to cooking through her cookbook Salt of the Earth. Pairings and tastings will take place with delicious products offered by Odysea.

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Travelling the Mediterranean: Late Antique and Victorian Women on the Move

At The Hellenic Centre on 27 Jun

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What connects the early 4th and 19th century Mediterranean? Women. Female mobility had increased significantly following centuries of restricted travel, yet our views of the Mediterranean in these periods are still shaped by the writing of men. With a focus on archaeology and diaries of women, Rebecca Sweetman, Director of the British School at Athens, will seek to find the female traveller’s voice.

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We4all Environmental Day

At The Hellenic Centre on 29 Jun

Free entry | Bookings via Eventbrite

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We have partnered with We4all Environmental Organisation for a special event dedicated to our planet earth. Through games, conversation and activities, participating families will learn how to respect and help our home heal! For ages 5-11.

Music

Sotiria’s Songs

At The Hellenic Centre on 29 Jun

£20/18 concession | Bookings via Eventbrite

or 020 7487 5060

Musical artist Christina Maxouri and four exceptional folk musicians take you on a journey through the life and songs of renowned Greek singer Sotiria Bellou, revered as the ‘Countess of Rebetiko.’