Past events

Filter events

Event type:
Venue:

Screening

Crimes of the Future: Film Screening and Q&A

At The Hellenic Centre on 23 Nov 2023

A screening of David Cronenberg’s latest release Crimes of the Future (2022), filmed in Athens, followed by a Q&A with author of Cronenberg on Cronenberg, Chris Rodley. 

In collaboration with the Freud Museum, London.  

Member Society Events

“When you are in a Dark Room, you Learn to do a Simple Move: to Push the Switch and Turn on the Light…Simple, Isn’t it?”

At The Hellenic Centre on 17 Nov 2023

Does the thread of Ariadne leading us out of the labyrinth exist? Where do the Socratic know thyself science, art, and philosophy meet our everyday lives? Discover all this through our multidimensional presentation accompanied by chorodromena, videos, book readings and more! 

Event organised by Omilos Eksipiretiron (Servers’ Society).

Screening

Maria by Callas: Film Screening and Q&A

At The Hellenic Centre on 16 Nov 2023

A screening of Maria by Callas (2017), an intimate look at the life and work of Greek-American opera singer Maria Callas, as told in her own words. Followed by a Q&A with Director Tom Volf. 

Member Society Events

The London Hellenic Prize

At The Hellenic Centre on 10 Nov 2023

Exposed: The Greek and Roman Body. Classicist Caroline Vout reaches beyond texts and galleries to expose Greek and Roman bodies for what they truly were: anxious, ailing, imperfect, diverse, and responsible for a legacy as lasting as their statues. 

Talk

Boulevard Humaine – Insight into the Processes and Creative Collaboration

At The Hellenic Centre on 09 Nov 2023

Choreographer Zoi Dimitriou discusses her new work Boulevard Humaine, a creative exploration of and response to the music Okho by Greek-French avant-garde composer Iannis Xenakis. 

Member Society Events

The Significance of the Lausanne Treaty: International Dimensions

At The Great Hall, King’s Building Strand on 04 Nov 2023

A screening of Venizelos, the Struggle for Asia Minor will precede a panel discussion about the Lausanne Treaty and its consequences.

Member Society Events

The Oinoussian Ball

At JW Marriot Grosvenor House on 04 Nov 2023

Charity Dinner Dance event: Live music, DJ, Raffle draw and plenty of surprises on the night! 

Organised by Oinoussai Benevolent Fund

Talk

Feta or Fiction: Unravelling Nutrition Myths and Facts

At The Hellenic Centre on 02 Nov 2023

How much of the advice and warnings about food coming from the press and social media is based on sound evidence and how much is fiction and wishful thinking? In this talk, Dr Despo Papachristodoulou looks at the scientific evidence around the Mediterranean diet and separates the facts from fiction.  

Book launch

Takis Book Launch & Discussion

At The Hellenic Centre on 26 Oct 2023

Join us for the book launch of Takis (2023), a new monograph published by White Cube on the Greek artist Panayiotis Vassilakis (1925-2019), also known as Takis.

ScreeningTour

Vlassis Caniaris: Anniversary: Screening and Exhibition Tour

At The Hellenic Centre on 19 Oct 2023

A screening of Vlassis Caniaris: Anniversary, an episode of the important ongoing cultural programme The Era of Images, devised and presented by Katerina Zacharopoulou for the Greek Public TV ERT. Followed by a tour of the exhibition Vlassis Caniaris: Selected Works 1960s 1980s

Talk

In Conversation: Amy Stephens with Fatoş Üstek

At The Hellenic Centre on 13 Oct 2023

Artist Amy Stephens in conversation with curator Fatoş Üstek on her exhibition at the Hellenic Centre Objects of Wonder and the commission for Frieze Sculpture 2023.

Talk

In Conversation: Iwona Blazwick with Syrago Tsiara and Emma Talbot

At The Hellenic Centre on 12 Oct 2023

Curator and Writer Iwona Blazwick OBE is leading a conversation on artist Vlassis Caniaris’ work and his legacy.

Exhibition

Vlassis Caniaris: Selected Works 1960s – 1980s 

At The Hellenic Centre between 05 Oct 202318 Nov 2023

Produced in the period from the 1960s to the 1980s, this is the first solo presentation of the artist’s work in London since his exhibition Immigrants at the ICA in 1976.

Exhibition

Amy Stephens: Objects of Wonder

At The Hellenic Centre between 05 Oct 202318 Nov 2023

Coinciding with her commission for the public art exhibition Frieze Sculpture 2023, Objects of Wonder by British sculpture and mixed media artist Amy Stephens (London, b.1981, UK) presents works developed in response to her surroundings while on residency at Nicosia Municipal Arts Centre (NiMAC) in Cyprus last year. 

Labyrinth: Knossos, Myth & Reality – Exclusive Visit for Hellenic Centre Members

At Ashmolean Museum on 04 Jul 2023

Join us for the first Hellenic Centre members’ outing to the Labyrinth: Knossos, Myth & Reality exhibition at the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford.

Member Society Events

Discover Authentic Greek Dancing

At The Hellenic Centre on 01 Jul 2023

The charity of Lykion ton Hellinidon will put on an end of year show for all learners to present what they have learned during the dancing year.

Talk

Digital Discoveries in Knossos

At The Hellenic Centre on 29 Jun 2023

Experience a virtual tour of a unique digital 3D model of the Palace of Minos at Knossos with Dr John Pouncett from the School of Archaeology at the University of Oxford. Hear how the technique of web mapping can be used to open up access to archaeological archives. 

This event runs parallel to the exhibition Labyrinth: Knossos, Myth & Reality at the Ashmolean Museum

MusicTalk

Celebrate Vamvakaris: Talk and Concert

At The Hellenic Centre on 24 Jun 2023

“We are all but branches of a tree. Markos is that tree.”

– Composer Mikis Theodorakis  (1925 – 2021)

The musicians of the Rebetiko Carnival perform an evening of the works of musician Markos Vamvakaris, revered as the ‘patriarch of Rebetiko music.’ 

Member Society Events

Runciman Award Ceremony

At King's College London on 19 Jun 2023

Runciman Award Ceremony. Guest speaker & keynote address: Prof. Dame Mary Beard

Event organised by the Anglo-Hellenic League.

17th London Greek Film Festival 2023: Screenings and Awards Ceremony

At The Hellenic Centre on 17 Jun 2023

The London Greek Film Festival presents contemporary films and screenplays from Greek and international film directors, producers, writers and artists.