Celebrating 1821


1821 Visions of Freedom

The Hand of Zographos, The Mind of Makriyannis, The Zeal of Gennadius
Find out more about the 1821 Commemorative Exhibition that was in the Friends room at the Hellenic Centre October 2021 – March 2022

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Faces of History. History has a face.

A talk by Charicleia George Dimacopoulou recorded live at the Hellenic Centre.

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

A talk by Dr Philip Mansel recorded live at the Hellenic Centre.

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

A talk by Briony Llewellyn and Charles Newton recorded live at the Hellenic Centre.

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

A talk in Greek recorded live at the Hellenic Centre by Stratis Myrivilis’s granddaughter, Christina Angelopoulou.

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“9 July 1821” An epic poem on the 1821 events in Cyprus by Vassilis Michaelides.

An online lecture by Dr Nicoletta Hadjipavlou.

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“The Land of the Great, the Home of the Brave”. Echoes of the Greek War of Independence on Stage.

An online lecture from the Director of the Gennadius Library Dr Maria Georgopoulou.

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