Upcoming Events





 UPCOMING EVENTS


 

On Kurtulus Street

Monday 12 January to Thursday 29 January - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. An exhibition of drawings and paintings by Sophie Charalam-bous, documenting the unique atmosphere of Skala in Larnaka and exploring the artist’s memories. Private view Thursday 15 January, 6.30-8.30pm. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. Read more...

Lecture by Anja Ulbrich

Tuesday 27 January, 6pm - Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1 Cyprus, island of Aphrodite: Her images, cult and sanctuaries during the era of the city-kingdoms (Archaic and Classical priods) Read more...

Orthodoxy, Hellenism and Christian Witness in the 21th Century

Friday 30 January, 7.30pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Lecture in English by Dr Petros Sarris, Fellow of Trinity College, Oxford and Reader in Late Roman, Medieval and Byzantine History. Read more...

Youkali-The Pursuit of Happiness

Sunday 1 February, 5.30pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, SW3 2JL. A journey through a performance of beloved and nostalgic songs with Elena Hajiafxendi and Angeliki Petropetsioti. Read more...

Mostly Cyprus

Tuesday 3 February to Thursday 26 February - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. An exhibition of paintings by Janet Scott. Janet has painted every summer in Cyprus since 1980 with Cyprus College of Art. Read more...

International Poetry Event

Friday 6 February, 7.15pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. An event combining work from Alan Brownjohn, an established British Poet and Novelist, and George Tardios, a British born Greek-Cypriot Poet and Actor. Read more...

Αφουγκράσου/Listen

Monday 9 February, 6.30pm to 8.30pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. Come and join the experiencing interactive installation by Katerina Xenofontos. Read more...

Tsiknopempti

Thursday 12 February, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Celebration on Greek Carnival with food, music and Greek dancing organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Read more...

Annual Dinner & Dance

Saturday 14 February, 7.30pm - Kensington Close Hotel, Wrights Lane, W8 5SP. An event to celebrate the Apokries and St Valentine’s Day organised by the Peloponnesian Association of Great Britain. Read more...

Children’s Carnival Party

Sunday 15 February, 3pm to 5pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Entertainment for children up to 10 years old. Read more...

The Hospitallers (Knights of St John) in the Dodecanese: 1306-1522

Monday 16 February, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. An illustrated lecture by Michael Heslop, Royal Holloway, University of London accompanied by an exhibition of photographs of Medieval Rhodes as seen in the photographs of Giuseppe Gerola. Read more...

Mycenean Crete: Religion, State Authority and Royal Symbolism, New Evidence from Crete

Wednesday 18 February, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. An illustrated lecture by Dr Athanasia Kanta, Honorary Director of Antiquities, Heraklion Prefecture. Read more...

Masquerade Ball

Saturday 21 February, 7.30pm—King’s College London, Strand, WC2R 2LS. Organised by King's College London Greek Alumni and Friends Group with variety shows, happenings, music, dance and best costume awards. Read more...

Kathara Deftera Lunch

Monday 23 February, 12.30pm to 3.30pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. A traditional vegetarian lunch to celebrate the beginning of Lent. Read more...

Lecture

Monday 23 February - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Organised by the Ionian Society. Read more...

The Impact of Greek Culture: Tragedy and Food - New Research Insights

Wednesday 25 February, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Two short lectures by University of Exeter scholars, followed by discussion, bringing out key insights from ancient Greece for later societies: Professor Matthew Wright: ‘In Search of Lost Tragedy’ and Dr Erica Rowan: ‘Greek food in the Roman kitchen? Examining the impact of Greek food culture on Roman dietary practices’. Read more...

Recital with Trio Arundos

Friday 27 February, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. The woodwind ensemble TRIO ARUNDOS in its first visit to London. Read more...

Kantades Dinner & Dance Evening

Friday 27 February, 7.30pm - Jacobs, 20 Gloucester Road, SW7 4RB. Organised by the Ionian Society. Read more...

Το Λονδινο του Γιωργου Σεφερη / George Seferis’s London

Wednesday 4 March, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. A lecture in Greek by Dr Giorgos Georgis, University of Cyprus on the impact Seferis’s stay in London had on his poetry. Read more...

Rami Sarieddine in a Piano Recital

Thursday 19 March, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Rami Sarieddine appeared as a soloist with the Cyprus Symphony Orchestra and is a Piano Fellow at the Bard College Conservatory of Music, NY. Read more...

25 March Celebration

Tuesday 24 March, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Organised by the Peloponnesian Association of Great Britain with a talk in Greek by David Holton, Professor of Modern Greek, University of Cambridge entitled Ο Πατριωτισμός του Μακρυγιάννη / Makriyiannis’s Patriotism. Read more...

Celebrating the Past, the Present, the Future

Friday 27 March, 7pm to 10pm - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. An evening to celebrate the creative years of Theatre Lab Company, always promoting the Greek culture beyond the boundaries of the Greek community, across the UK and Europe. Read more...

Birdphobia a theatre performance by Vertebra Theatre Company

Tuesday 14-Sunday 19 April, 8pm - The Space Theatre (269 Westferry Road, London E14 3RS). Vertebra Theatre Company returns to The Space Theatre with a new surreal play (World premiere). Read more...

New Diary of Events
Jan-Mar 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.

 

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