Upcoming Events





 UPCOMING EVENTS


 

Patrick Leigh Fermor in Greece

Tuesday 8 September, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre. A talk in English by Artemis Cooper, author of Patrick Leigh Fermor: An Adventure. 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...

Sustainable Luxury Fashion Pop Up Shop

Sunday 20 September, 12.30pm to 8pm - Andipa Gallery, 162 Walton Street, London SW3. By the Ionian Society in aid of the charities it supports. Read more...

What Next for Greece

Wednesday 23 September, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre. A lecture in English by Vicky Pryce, Chief Economic Adviser, CEBR. Read more...

Deities, Beasts and Beauty

Friday 25 September to Sunday 27 September - The Hellenic Centre. An exhibition of mythological puppets, hangings and clothes by East London Textile Arts, inspired by ancient Greek beasts and the Hellenic Centre’s Patterns of Magnificence exhibition (February 2014). Read more...

The Mapping of Cyprus, 1485-1885

Friday 25 September, 6.15pm - British Library, 96 Euston Road, London NW1. A lecture in English by Ashley Baynton Williams or- ganised by the Cultural Section of the Cyprus High Commission London and the British Li- brary. Under the auspices of the High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus. Read more...

Fallen Angel - Έκπτωτος Άγγελος

Friday 25 September, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre. A presentation in Greek of Nicole-Anna Maniati’s book. Fallen Angel, nominated for the Literature Awards by the Ministry of Education and Culture of Cyprus, is a powerful, sensitive and revolutionary novel, dealing with self-harm and the cru- elty or indifference that drives children to it. 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...

Summer in our Hearts

Tuesday 29 September to Thursday 29 October - The Hellenic Centre. Erietta Vordoni exhibits her artwork and shows us how everything seems possible when we feel love inside us. Read more...

Ionian Society Get Together Drinks

Wednesday 30 September, 7pm. Further information on 07765 292990, 07808 777946.   Read more...

Travelling Artists to Cyprus from the 1700s to 1960 through the Cyprus Visual Arts Research Foundation (CVAR) Collections

Friday 2 October, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre. Presented by Rita Severis, in English, who together with her husband Costas, a very well-known philanthropist, have established their Foundation in the heart of the old section of Nicosia. Read more...

Tragedy and Revolución: Ancient Greek Drama in Modern Latin America

Tuesday 6 October, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre. An illustrated presentation in English by Dr Rosa Andújar, A G Leventis Research Fellow, Department of Greek and Latin, University College London. Read more...

1st London Hellenic Festival - @hellenicentre

Sunday 11 October - The Hellenic Centre. October has always been a turning point of life in London - moving to London to study, to look for a job, coming back from our native home to our real home. Read more...

Kantades Evening & Dinner

Wednesday 14 October, 7.30pm. Organised by the Ionian Society. Read more...

Seventh Annual Memorial Lecture for Julian Chrysostomides: “Rethinking Innovation in Byzantium”

Friday 16 October, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre. Delivered, in English, by Professor Apostolos Spanos (University of Agder, Norway). Read more...

The Great Goddess of Cyprus, A Celebration

Friday 16 October, 7pm - British Museum, Great Russell Street, London WC1B. A documentary screening and photographicexhibition by Cypriot artist George Petrou inspired by the myth of the birth of Aphrodite. Read more...

Louis Demetrius Alvanis: Piano Recital

Saturday 17 October, 7.30pm - Rudolf Steiner Hall, 35 Park Road, London NW1. Programme includes Mozart, Chopin and Gregers Brinch. Read more...

Stefan Cassomenos: Piano Recital

Monday 19 October, 7.15pm - The Hellenic Centre. Melbourne-based concert pianist and composer Stefan Cassomenos, one of Australia’s most vibrant and versatile musicians, performs a recital of works by Rachmaninoff, Beethoven, Ligeti, Brahms and Vine. Read more...

The Genocide of Pontian Greeks

Thursday 22 October, 7pm - The Hellenic Centre. An illustrated lecture in Greek by Professor Konstantinos Fotiadis followed by a recital with the famous Konstantinos and Matthaios Tsaxouridis. Also Pontian dances with Lykion ton Hellinidon. Read more...

New Diary of Events
Sept-Dec 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