The Hellenic Centre Connects


A video series celebrating 25 years of the Hellenic Centre. What does the Hellenic Centre mean to you?

Melina Theocharidou

Melina Theocharidou performed the solo role in the Greek production of Duncan Macmillan and Jonny Donahoe’s worldwide smash-hit ‘Every Brilliant Thing’ (Όλα αυτά τα υπέροχα πράγματα) at the Hellenic Centre.

Georgios Zampas

Urban and travel photographer Georgios Zampas has held 2 exhibitions at the Hellenic Centre – Beauty: A Controversial Concept in 2017 and A Skein of People and Colours Unravels in India in 2018.

Nikos Tilkeridis

Artist, Wood & Light CreatorNikos Tilkeridis’s exhibition XYLOSINI – ΞΥΛΟΣΥΝΗ an exhibition of wooden sculptures/lights came to the Hellenic Centre in September 2018

Victoria Hislop

Victoria Hislop is the bestselling author of “The Island” and “The Sunrise” and is one of the world’s favourite authors writing about Greece today.

Ester Amgkar

Modern Greek Language Teacher for the Hellenic Centre Ester Amgkar tells us what 3 words come to her mind when thinking about the Hellenic Centre.

John Faraclas

John Faraclas is a journalist for and is a specialist in maritime affairs.

Petros Karatsareas

Petros Karatsareas a Lecturer in English Language and Linguistics at the University of Westminster most recently gave a lecture at the Hellenic Centre “Rethinking language education in the UK’s Greek Cypriot diaspora” covering why we need to rethink the teaching of Greek in UK Complementary Schools in the UK in terms of the value attached to the dialect of Cyprus.

Natalie Katsou & Yiannis Katsaris

Natalie Katsou playwright & poet and Yiannis Katsaris photographer & light designer have developed a collaborative project merging photography and poetry. Their book The Desert Behind is the outcome of their work together and was launched at the Hellenic Centre in 2019.

Marios Psaras

Cultural Counsellor of the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus at the High Commission of Cyprus in London.

Thomas Vogiatzis

Thomas Vogiatzis is a Modern Greek Language Teacher for the Hellenic Centre Greek Courses.

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Virtual Events

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Virtual Events


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