Upcoming Events





The Journey of the Hellenic Boats

Thursday 8 September to Sunday 9 October - The Hellenic Centre  Read more...

Development of Postal Communication in Cyprus from the 14th to the 20th Century

Friday 23 September, 6.15pm - The British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1  A lecture by Paul Skinner, Lead Curator, Philatelic Collections, British Library on the conditions and development of postal routes to and from Cyprus.  Read more...

The Sound of 3 Generations: Skyllas - Koumentakis - Cage

Thursday 29 September, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre Does music change over time? The composer Dimitrios Skyllas will perform his piano works for the first time in relation to the music of Giorgos Koumendakis and John Cage. Read more...

The Ground Beneath our Feet: Four Artists from Cyprus Discuss Arcaeology and Contemporary Art

Friday 30 September, 6.30pm - The British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B A discussion with artists Alev Adil, Haris Epaminonda, Maria Loizidou and Christodoulos Panayiotou, to celebrate Cyprus National Day. Read more...

The South East Social @ The Hellenic Centre

Sunday 2 October, 2pm - Helenic Centre. Join us for a three course lunch by Warren Fleet, former head chef of the Anchor and Hope, Waterloo. Read more...

A Private Art Exhibition by Daniel Campos

Sunday 2 October, 4pm to 7pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3 Read more...

Cyprus Short Film Day 2016

Sunday 2 October, 3.30pm - The Hellenic Centre The first official Cypriot short film event to take place in London.  Read more...

Dinner

Monday 3 October, 7pm - Konaki Restaurant, Coptic Street, London WC1A Organised by the Hellenic Society of Professional People and Scientists for its members and friends.  Read more...

2nd London Hellenic Festival

Sunday 9 October - The Hellenic Centre October has always been linked with moving to London to study, to look for a job.  Read more...

Operatic Duet Recital

Sunday 9 October, 4pm - Andipa GalleryWalton Street, London SW3 Read more...

Samothrace

Monday 10 October, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre A documentary directed by Angeliki Aristomenopoulou followed by discussion.  Read more...

Happy Feet

Tuesday 11 October to Thursday 27 October - The Hellenic Centre Vasso Triga shows how her painting frees her imagination and allows opportunities for ‘happy accidents’ to influence the finished project.  Read more...

All the glitters is gold. The Grave of the Griffin Warrior at Pylos

Tuesday 11 October, 7.00pm sharp – The Hellenic Centre. The first account in London by the excavators Sharon Stocker and Jack Davis of the major archaeological discovery in Greece last year. Read more...

Greek & Cypriots in the United Kingdom, 1815-2015: Culture, Commerce and Politics

Friday 14 October, 1pm to 7.30pm & Saturday 15 October, 9am to 5pm - The Hellenic Centre This two day conference will be the first time researchers studying the history of the Greek and Cypriot communities in the United Kingdom come together and present their work.  Read more...

Louis Dimitrios Alvanis - Piano Recital

Saturday 15 October, 7.30pm - Rudolg Steiner Hall 3, 5 Park Road, London NW1 Programme of music by Mozart, Beethoven, Chopin, Brinch, Prokofiev.  Read more...

Aristotle on Rationality in Action

Monday 17 October, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre Read more...

Ten Things you Ought to Know about Democracy in Ancient Greece

Wednesday 19 October, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre An illustrated lecture by Prof Paul Cartledge.  Read more...

Thessaloniki, from Cassander to the Crusaders: Faces of a Metropolis through the Ages

Thursday 27 October, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre An illustrated presentation in English by Dr John Leonard, archaeologist, journalist and author followed by traditional Macedonian dances by Lykion to Hellinidon.  Read more...

Hippocratic Oration 2016

Friday 28 October, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre Read more...

REBOOT/REROOT

Tuesday 1 November to Thursday 24 November - The Hellenic Centre Amaryllis Kostaropoulou communicates the duality and contrast that she senses around her through collage, sketching and painting. Read more...

The Levant and Europe

Friday 4 November, 9am to 6.30pm - The Hellenic Centre The Hellenic Centre hosts the concluding part of the 2nd International Conference organised by the Levantine Heritage Foundation; on 2 and 3 November it will be hosted at Europe House.  Read more...

"till I'm tired of dreaming"

Sunday 6 November 2016, 6pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3 Read more...

Katerina

Monday 7 November & Tuesday 8 November - The Hellenic Centre The Hellenic Centre is proud to present Katerina for three unique performances. Katerina, the new play adapted for the stage and directed by Yorgos Nanouris based on “The Book of Katerina”, by Auguste Corteau, has touched, moved and shaken a growing audience already counting more than 25,000 people, winning critical acclaim. Read more...

The Eighth Andreas A David Biennial Memorial Lecture

Wednesday 9 November, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre Delivered by Lord Michael  Dobbs, author and politician. Read more...

Europe in an Uncertain World

Thursday 10 November, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre A lecture in English by Fadi Hakura, Associate fellow at Chatham House and media commentator. Organised by the Hellenic Society of Professional People and Scientists for its members and friends.  Read more...

Warriors' Wives in the Chicago 'hood: Rapping with Lysistrata in Spike Lee's Chi-Raq

Friday 11 November, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre A lecture by Prof Edith Hall, Department of Classics and Centre for Hellenic Studies, King’s College London, analysing the relationship between the ancient Greek play Lysistrata and Spike Lee’s film Chi-raq (2015), an updated musical-theatre adaptation of Aristophanes’ Lysistrata using versified rap performances, in south Chicago. Read more...

Trauma and its Impact on the Patient's Life and his Family

Friday 18 November, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre A lecture in English by Prof Peter Giannoudis, School of Medicine, University of Leeds. Read more...

Cyprus: A Culinary Journey

Saturday 19 November - The Hellenic Centre Marianne Salentin-Trager will be presenting her book.  Read more...

The Oinoussian Ball

Saturday 19 November, 7pm - The London Marriott Hotel, Grosvenor Square, London W1K Black tie, cocktails, dinner, entertainment, surprises, DJ, dancing, greek/international  music  and raffle draw.        Read more...

Chamber Music Recital

Sunday 20 november, 4pm - The Hellenic Centre Cellist Pavlos Carvalho is joined by distiunguished, international award-winning musicians Lucy Jeal (violin), Alexandros Koustas (viola) and Karine Selo (piano) for an evening of two of the most sublimely romantic chamber works in the reper- toire:  Read more...

Sonic Fairytale

Sunday 20 November, 6pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3  Read more...

Recent Research and New Finds from the MENTOR Shipwreck at Cythera (1802)

Tuesday 22 November, 7pm - King's College London, Strand, London WC2R An illustrated lecture in English by Dr D Kourkoumelis, Hellenic Department of Underwater Antiquities, Ministry of Culture and Sports.  Read more...

Papanicolaou Prize Competition 2016

Friday 25 November, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre Junior scientists will present original research pa- pers in the fields of medicine, biomedical sciences or related areas.  Read more...

Serenata with Ensemble Serse

Sunday 27 November, 4pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3 Read more...

Christmas Ball 2016

Saturday 3 Decenber, 7pm - Royal Garden Hotel, Kensington High Street, London W8 Organised by the Macedonian Society of Great Britain.  Read more...

Gender Equality and Women's Empowerment - The Case of Cyprus

Monday 5 December, 6.30pm - Anatomy Lecture Theatre, King's College London, WC2R A lecture by Prof Mary Koutselini, University of Cyprus.  Read more...

Christmas Lunch

Sunday 11 December, 12.30pm - The Royal Thames Yacht Club, 60 Knightbridge SW1 Organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon. Read more...

Icons Exhibition

Sunday 11 December, 3pm to 7pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3 Read more...

Christmas Bazaar

Friday 16 December, 1pm to 5pm - The Hellenic Centre Organised by Lykion ton Hellinidon.  Read more...

Diary of Events
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HELLENIC CENTRE NEWS 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