Upcoming Events



Sacred Imaginations: New & Ancient Music of the Christian East

Friday 26 June, 7:30pm - Hall One, Kings Place (90 York Way, London, N1 9AG). Eastern Christianity has inspired astounding sacred music from Greece, Russia, Ethiopia, Lebanon and India. In an unprecedented live music event, 18 of the finest musicians from these countries explore and share their 21st-century perspectives on this profound heritage. Timeless singing and beguiling instrumental textures join together in a unique and original musical experience. Read more...

Marylebone Summer Fayre

Sunday 28 June, 11am-8pm. Events include Greek Traditional Dances by Lykion ton Hellinidon.  Read more...

A Female Philoctetes: A Staged Reading

Tuesday 30 June 2015, 18:00-20:00 - University College London. UCL Greek and Latin are proud to host a staged reading of Aquila Theatre's innovative A Female Philoctetes, an exploration of Sophocles’ Philoctetes reimagined with the title role played as a female combat soldier. This groundbreaking production features a cast of Iraq and Afghanistan veterans. Read more...

Kantades Dinner & Dance Evening

Wednesday 1 July, 7.30pm - Jacobs, 20 Gloucester Road, London SW7 4RB. Ticket £30 to include three course menu, live music and dance. Read more...

Borrowed Shoes

Tuesday 29 September - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre A ‘solo and a cappella’ music performance, knit together following emotional pathways, rather than a strict thematic line, aiming to break down the distance between performer and audience. Read more...

The Wisdom of the Poem: K.P. Kavafis/A. Sikelianos – an innovative approach

Friday, 18 September, 7.15pm- Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. Every poem has dimensions beyond the visible contours, revealing the infinite within the limited, bringing the unconscious into consciousness. Honouring poetry as the highest art of life, Omilos Eksipiretiton (The Servers’ Society) presents a different and philosophical way to analyse it, through poems by K.P. Kavafis and A. Sikelianos. Read more...

New Diary of Events
Apr-Aug 2015

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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.



"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