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Family

Space on Stage Project VOLUME I: The MOON Greek Songs & Myths

At The Hellenic Centre on 10 Dec 2023

A dialogue between space scientist Dr Georgios Nicolaou and artist Elena Hadjiafxendi about the Moon. Exploring the impact of the Moon in Greek culture and shedding a light on big scientific questions about our satellite. A sensational journey from Earth to the Moon with the use of stories, multimedia, and beautiful songs for the whole family.

Member Society Events

Hellenistic Influence in the World of Opera: Live Performance of the Greatest Arias and Duets

At The Hellenic Centre on 09 Dec 2023

Live performance of some of the greatest classical opera pieces ever produced, revealing its various Hellenistic influences. 

Event organised by Macedonian Society of Great Britain.

Screening

Greekies vs Greekless: Film Screening and Q&A

At The Hellenic Centre on 07 Dec 2023

Cinematographer and artist Menelaos Karamaghiolis presents the 10-year process of his multimedia project Greekies through a screening of Greek Animal Rescue,a documentary film that was the starting point of his project, and highlights of its ongoing progress. Followed by a Q&A with Film Curator Gareth Evans.

Member Society Events

“Marie Spartali-Stillman: A ‘Grace’ in her own right” Webinar

on 06 Dec 2023

Victoria Solomonidis-Hunter, “Marie Spartali-Stillman: A ‘Grace’ in her own right.

Member Society Events

Annual Matti Egon lecture: ‘The True Story of the Trojan War?’

At The Hellenic Centre on 05 Dec 2023

The Trojan War is one of the world’s greatest legends, but did it actually happen?  

Renowned British historian professor Michael Wood will bring to life the latest findings and share exclusive insights on Troy at the Annual Matti Egon lecture, a fundraiser in aid of the GACUK scholarship fund.  

Performance

Life Against the Odds

At The Hellenic Centre on 30 Nov 2023

A fusion of dramatic storytelling, songs and music from the Greek, Jewish and Balkan traditions performed by Anna Conomos with musicians. A theatrical and moving performance of real-life narratives of the Jews in Thessaloniki, Greece during the Holocaust (1933-45). 

Performance

Praxis 8: A Festival of Modern Greek Theatre

At The Hellenic Centre on 25 Nov 2023
In collaboration with Praxis Oxford University theatre Group and Theatre Lab Company, the biggest festival of Modern Greek Theatre in the UK is coming to the Hellenic Centre. We are all Different presents eight contemporary plays performed as rehearsed readings with English subtitles. 

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 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

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.

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.