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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From21 Feb 2021 Sunday
To 15 Mar 2021 Monday
Online Event performances play

On Demand : Junkermann

Junkermann is a true masterpiece of Greek literature and representative of the infamous generation of the ‘30s, written by the highly acclaimed Greek author, M. Karagatsis.

The theatrical adaptation of the novel made by the poet Stratis Paschalis is directed by Dimitris Tarlow and features award winning actor Yannis Stankoglou in the leading role.

Performance will be in Greek, English subtitles available

The Hellenic Centre is happy to be one of the media sponsors of Poreia Theatre, Athens, Greece for the livestreamed performances of Junkermann.

€7,99

Online
10 Mar 2021 Wednesday
lecture Online Event Presentation

Greek as a Heritage Language by Prof Ianthi Maria Tsimpli

The first lecture in the Language, Culture and Myths lecture series, by Prof Ianthi Maria Tsimpli Chair of English and Applied Linguistics, co-Director of the Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies and Fellow of Fitzwilliam College, at the University of Cambridge.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre and The Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies, University of Cambridge

Free Entry

To obtain the link for this talk please register on Eventbrite or email us at press@helleniccentre.org

Online
From13 Mar 2021 Saturday
To 15 Mar 2021 Monday
music Online Event performances social

HC Carnival and Kathara Deftera Celebration

With Kourelou and the London Greek Collective

Who says that a lockdown celebration of Carnival and Kathara Deftera is not possible? At the Hellenic Centre we always celebrate Carnival and this year will be no different!

Celebrate with us online anytime from Saturday 13 March, 8.30pm until Monday 15 March, 11.30pm!

£4.50

Online
17 Mar 2021 Wednesday
lecture Online Event

In Search of the Last Greek Infinitive by Dr Ioanna Sitaridou

The second lecture in the Language, Culture and Myths lecture series, by Dr Ioanna Sitaridou Reader in Spanish and Historical Linguistics; Head of Spanish and Portuguese at the University of Cambridge; Deputy Director for the Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies; and Fellow at Queens’ College.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre and The Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies, University of Cambridge

Free Entry

To obtain the link for this talk please register on Eventbrite or email us at press@helleniccentre.org

Online
24 Mar 2021 Wednesday
lecture Online Event

Greek Poetry in the Roman Empire by Prof Tim Whitmarsh

The third lecture in the Language, Culture and Myths lecture series, by Prof Tim Whitmarsh FBA, the A. G. Leventis Professor of Greek Culture at the University of Cambridge.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre and The Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies, University of Cambridge

Free Entry

To obtain the link for this talk please register on Eventbrite or email us at press@helleniccentre.org

Online
31 Mar 2021 Wednesday
lecture Online Event

Challenging Euripides: Thoughts on Katerina Anghelaki-Rooke’s poem ‘Iphigenia’s refusal’ by Dr Liana Giannakopoulou

The final lecture in the Language, Culture and Myths lecture series, by Dr Liana Giannakopoulou teacher of Modern Greek Literature in the Faculty of Modern and Medieval Languages and Linguistics of the University of Cambridge.

Organised by The Hellenic Centre and The Cambridge Centre for Greek Studies, University of Cambridge

Free Entry

To obtain the link for this talk please register on Eventbrite or email us at press@helleniccentre.org

Online
From01 Apr 2021 Thursday
To 31 Dec 2021 Friday
exhibitions

The Hand of Panagiotis Zographos, the Mind of Makriyannis

The Greek Revolution 1821

An exhibition of plates illustrating scenes from the 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 Panagiotis Zographos to illustrate his own history of the war.

Organised by the Hellenic Centre under the aegis of the Greece 2021 Committee, sponsored by Mrs Edmée Leventis.

The Hellenic Centre
28 May 2021 Friday
Online Event

The Greek War of Independence in Greek Cinema

Short screenings and talks.

More information to follow

Organised by the Society for Modern Greek Studies and supported by the Hellenic Centre

Online
17 Jun 2021 Thursday
Discussion

Relaunch of the Runciman Award: A Bicentenary Celebration

The Greek War of Independence and British Involvement (politics, diplomacy, philhellenism, philanthropy).

More information to follow.

Organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League and supported by the Hellenic Centre

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