Upcoming Events





 UPCOMING EVENTS


 

Costas Balafas: Photographic Memories of Modern Greece

Wednesday 8 October to Sunday 16 November - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. Costas Balafas is one of the post-war humanist photographers whose work determined the course of Greek photography. His photographs are a unique testimony of Greek history and society, where the struggles of the ordinary Greeks in their daily life feature predominantly. Read more...

Greece at War: marking 70 years since the end of ‘Hitler’s Greece’

Tuesday 28th October 2014, 6.30-8pm, Friends Room, The Hellenic Centre. This evening of short talks (in English) commemorates the 70th anniversary of the withdrawal of Nazi forces from mainland Greece in October and November 1944. Read more...

THE SECOND LEVANTINE SYMPOSIUM IN IZMIR

Friday 31 October – Sunday 2 November WHO WERE THE LEVANTINES? Where did they live? Who are their descendants? What is their legacy? Read more...

Hippocratic Oration

Friday 7 November, 7 for 7.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. The Hellenic Medical Society of the UK is delighted to present the Hippocratic Oration by Professor Thanasis Fokas, University of Cambridge and Academy of Athens. The lecture will be entitled "Learning and the interplay of conscious and unconscious processes”. Read more...

Kantades Evening

Friday 7 November. Ionian Society’s ever popular event with live music from the Ionian Islands, delicious food and wine. Further information on 07808 777946 or at ioniansociety.7@gmail.com. Read more...

The Oinoussian Ball

Saturday 8 November, 7.30pm - The London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London W1K. The Oinoussian Ball held on St Michael’s Day, with dinner and dancing. Special guest entertainment and raffle draw with superb prizes. Read more...

Carl Jung and Maximus the Confessor on Psychic Development

Wednesday 12 November, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Presentation of Rev Dr Chrysostom G Tympas’s book published by Routledge (2014). Keynote speaker: Professor Renos Papadopoulos. Further information on 020 8959 1654. Free entry. Read more...

Achaeans in Chania, Western Crete

Thursday 13 November, 7pm - King’s College London, Strand, London WC2 A lecture in English by Dr Maria Andreadaki-Vlazaki, General Director of Antiquities and Culture Heritage, Ministry of Culture and Sports. Free entry. Further information and bookings at admin@gacuk.org, www.gacuk.org. Read more...

Elena Kokka

Thursday 13 November, 7:30pm - Cadogan Hall Elena Kokka, a unique classical artist, is the only pianist and singer on the world stage today who tackles the most demanding repertoire for both piano and voice. Read more...

Hellenic Centre 20th Anniversary Celebrations

Saturday 15 November and Sunday 16 November - Hellenic Centre. Join us in a series of events including screenings of Μικρά Αγγλία (Mikra Anglia) directed by Pantelis Voulgaris and Papadopoulos and Sons directed by Marcus Marcou; exhibitions of paintings, photographs, jewellery and pottery; special visits and guided tours to the Greek and Cypriot Antiquities in the British Museum. Read more...

Concert of Classical Chamber Music

Saturday 15 November, 7:30pm - Ukrainian Concert Hall of the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral.  Read more...

Colours of Greece

Tuesday 18 November to Friday 28 November - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. A collective painting exhibition by five artists from Greece: Katerina Daniolou Soroula, Rania Kapeliari, Georgia Kokini, Niki Markianou and Niki Michailidou. Read more...

Sophocles' PHILOCTETES

18 November-13 December - The Yard Theatre. A modern adaptation of Sophocles' rarely-staged classic, re-titled Stink Foot and staged in a pool of treacle, is playing at The Yard Theatre in Hackney from 18 November. Read more...

Myths - The Greek Legends: A comedy remake

18 November to 6 December - Blue Elephant Theatre. Myths is a striking, physical comedy based on the Ancient Greek Myths. Read more...

The Seventh Andreas A David Biennial Memorial Lecture

Friday 28 November, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Delivered by Sir Christopher A Pissarides, Professor of Economics and Political Sciences and Nobel Laureate in Economics in 2010. Entry by invitation. For invitation call 020 7487 5060 after 24 October.  Read more...

Hellenic Centre Annual Family Christmas Lunch

Sunday 7 December, 12.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Organised by the Fundraising Committee of the Hellenic Centre to celebrate 20 yeras of the Hellenic Centre. Tickets £38, £26 for students and children. Programme to include Latin Soul Dancing with Fredy Montero. Raffle includes luxury short brakes in Greece and Cyprus. To make a booking please call on 020 7487 5060.  Read more...

Christmas Ball

Saturday 13 December, 6.30pm - Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington High Street, London W8. Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain. Festive menu and live music with Argyris and his band and DJ Avgoustinos. Tickets £75. Further information and bookings on 07904 086677 or at sec@macedonia.org.uk.   Read more...

Christmas Lunch

Sunday 14 December, 12.30pm - Royal Thames Yacht Club, 60 Knightsbridge, London SW1. Organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Further information and bookings on 020 7348 0950, 020 8343 1353 or at enquiries@lykiontonhellinidon.co.uk. Read more...

Christmas Bazaar

Wednesday 17 December, 12 noon to 5.30pm - Boardroom, Hellenic Centre Organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Free entry. Further information on 020 7224 1969, 020 7794 1353 or at enquiries@lykiontonhellinidon.co.uk. Read more...

New Diary of Events
Sept-Dec 2014

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The Hellenic Centre showcases must-see events for anyone interested in Greek and Cypriot culture. Most events are free, and conducted in English. Whether you prefer an exhibition of photographs, a discussion on contemporary Cypriot fiction, or a day-trip to a museum, the Hellenic Centre has something for everyone.

 

Testimonial

"I would like to say ‘thank you’ for all the hard work and efforts you all put in to present these events for our pleasure and enjoyment.  Last night the short film and talk on ‘The Amorgos Conspiracy’ was so interesting.  The reception and refreshments which followed were excellent and were again proof of all the efforts made.  Efharisto para poli." 

-Barbara Vlahakis