Upcoming Events





 UPCOMING EVENTS


 

The Excavation of the Unconscious-Sophia Demetriou

15 September to 18 October - The View Tube (The Greenway, Marshgate Ln, London E15 2PJ) Read more...

Photographs from Greece

Tuesday 16 September to Thursday 25 September - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. Photographs from Greece by Ivars Pundurs will be hosted at the Hellenic Centre after being exhibited at the Latvian Embassy in Brussels. Read more...

Greece: from Junta to Crisis, Cultural Genealogies and European Perspectives

Saturday 20 September, 11am to 6pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. The event aims to mark the 40th anniversary since the fall of junta in Greece and to examine how the crisis has led Greeks to rethink political attitudes,  cultural discourses and conceptions of identity established since 1974. Read more...

The Sunrise

Tuesday 23 September, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Join the bestselling author of The Island, The Return and The Thread, Victoria Hislop as she talks about her eagerly awaited new novel The Sunrise which is set in the city of Famagusta, Cyprus during the devastating events of the 1970s. Read more...

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...

Cyprus Week 2014

6th to 7th October 2014 - London Metropolitan University, North Campus        The Cyprus Centre of London Metropolitan University would like to announce a set of seminars which are being organised as part of this year’s Cyprus Week at Londonmet. Read more...

1864-2014: Celebrating the 150th Anniversary of the Unification of the Ionian Islands with Greece

Thursday 9 October, 7.15pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. An exhibition and illustrated lecture in English by Dr Victoria Solomonidis, FKC followed by display of traditional dances from the Ionian Islands by the Lykion ton Hellinidon. Free entry; booking essential on 020 7563 9835 or at press@helleniccentre.org. Read more...

25th Anniversary Celebration of the Macedonian Society of Great Britain

Friday 17 October, 7pm - Great Hall, Hellenic Centre. Free entry; booking essential on 07904 086677 or at sec@macedonia.org.uk; attendance to be confirmed by 10/10/14. Read more...

Concert of Classical Chamber Music

Saturday 18 October, 7:30pm - Ukrainian Concert Hall of the Ukrainian Catholic Cathedral.  Read more...

Dinner - Dance with live music organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain

Sunday 19 October, 5pm - Thalassa Restaurant, 110-112 Chase Side, London N14. Further information and bookings on 07904 086677 or at sec@macedonia.org.uk. Read more...

Live the Swing: Diminuita

Showcase by Nikki Santilli & her Vintage Jazz Dancers 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 11 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...

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...

Colours of Greece

Tuesday 18 November to Friday 28 November - Friends Room, Hellenic Centre. A collective painting exhibition by five artists from the island of Andros, Greece: Rania Kapeliari, Georgia Kokini, Niki Michailidou, Helleni Nikolaki and Katerina Soroula. 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. Further information and bookings 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