Nov
12

Contemporary Minoans fascinate audience at the Museum of London

Renowned academics, artists and designers across Europe joined the event dedicated to Kokosalaki, exploring how the first European civilisation continues to inspire creativity worldwide.   The cultural event “Contemporary Minoans: Cretan culture, source of inspiration”, organised on 5 November at the initiative of Cultural Organisation Branding Heritage (BH) with the support of the Region of Crete and the Greek National Tourism Organisation (GNTO) UK & Ireland, was addressed by GNTO President Angela Gerekou and Secretary General Dimitris Fragakis, Region of […]

Apr
12

Cyprus Cinema Series – ROSEMARIE

Screening of the Cypriot film ROSEMARIE and Q&A with the director Adonis Florides, as part of the programme Cyprus Cinema Series, under the Auspices of His Excellency the High Commissioner of Cyprus, Mr. Euripides L. Evriviades. An uninspired soap opera writer finds himself spying on his neighbours and transforming their everyday tragic encounters into a light-hearted soap opera. Organised by Cyprus High Commission – Cultural Section Free  For more information […]

Jan
17

Mani – Painting the Southern Peloponnese: In the Footsteps of Patrick Leigh Fermor

“I was always fond of John Craxton’s cover illustrations for Patrick Leigh Fermor’s travel books, but had not really understood the longstanding connection between these two men or their mutual love for Greece until Ian Collins’ retrospective exhibition and monograph on Craxton in 2011. It unveiled a remarkable series of luminous paintings, many in tempera, that seemed to distil the essence of Greek landscape and life (Cretan in particular). Their […]

Jan
17

Ancient Invisible Cities

Joint presentation for the Anglo-Hellenic League and the Society for the Promotion of Hellenic Studies Prof. Michael Scott (University of Warwick) will be talking on the making of ‘Ancient Invisible Cities’. https://www.hellenicsociety.org.uk/ [email protected] Venue:  The Hellenic Centre 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS tel: +44 (0)20 7487 5060 email: [email protected]

Jan
17

The Cloakroom Attendant

”A dazzling display of talent and charisma (…) Dimitra Barla is a tour-de-force in her new one-woman show” Arthur’s Seat Margot, the cloakroom attendant of a national museum, entertains the audience with her daily stories while weighing the challenges of a serious relationship and of the unavoidable dilemma: ‘to be or not to be a parent?’ With wit and sensitivity, artefacts become alive and visitors take mythical dimensions. Dante’s condemned lovers, […]

Jan
17

Symbols of Cosmic Descent in Byzantine Imagery

A lecture by Dr Richard Temple of the Temple Gallery. The contemplative or Hesychast tradition of the early Christian monasteries, drawing on universal traditions of knowledge including Gnostic and Neo-Platonist spirituality, encouraged practices that could lead to mystical insight. The ‘revival’ of Hesychasm in the 14th century coincides with the development in icon painting in the period known as the Paleologan Renaissance. A distinctive new style and mannerisms have established that […]

Jan
10

Τhe Diachronic Message of the Three Hierarchs

Lecture with Professor Konstantinos Niarhos, University of Athens. Organised by the Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain.   Free entry Venue Hellenic Centre 16–18 Paddington Street London W1U 5AS

Jan
10

Paper Dress: Future of History? – A talk by Jose Teunissen

As part of #TextMe_PaperFashion,  Jose Teunissen, Professor, Dean, School of Design & Technology, London College of Fashion will give a talk about : ”Paper Dress: Future of History?” Introduced in the late 1960s the Paper Dress was one of the strongest symbols of a new Zeitgeist and a throw away culture symbolised an easy, modern and comfortable lifestyle. Everything was light and immediately replaceable due to new materials with new qualities. Nowadays […]

Jan
10

The Ionian Society New Year’s Vassilopita

This is traditional Greek event to help raise funds for the church of St. Spyridon, Piraeus, Greece in order to feed 150 families daily. Your contribution will be highly appreciated. Any additional donations will be accepted with gratitude. Organised by the Ionian Society. TICKETS £15 inclusive of food, wine and live music. MORE INFORMATION / BOOKING Phone: 020 75811244 Phone: 07808777946 Email: [email protected] Email: [email protected] http://theioniansociety.org/ VENUE Andipa Gallery 162 […]

Nov
02

Stelios Salvador and ‘Mora Sti Fotia’

Stelios Salvador and his band “Mora Sti Fotia” are coming for the first time in London on Sunday, November 4th, at The Garage. A legendary band that for three decades is an integral part of the history of the Greek alternative rock scene. Stelios Salvador, the ultimate living legend of the scene, one of the most important Greek-speaking rockers and his most loyal representatives, comes with a group of prominent musicians […]

Sep
21

UK EPIC Party – biggest party with the best of 80s, 90s, 00s

The first ever UK EPIC Party will be hitting the Electric Ballroom in Camden   Greece’s biggest party brings you the best of 80s, 90s, 00s, POP, DISCO, RAVE, TRASH and more… all night long! This ultimate party extravaganza dedicated to the soundtrack of your youth. A crazy party like no other, brought to you by Luben and Prosopa.   Get ready for this EPIC night!!! For info & tickets: […]

Jul
20

14η Συνάντηση της Ελληνικής Δανειστικής βιβλιοθήκης Λονδίνου!

Σας περιμένουμε στην 14η και τελευταία συνάντηση μας στο ελληνικό καφέ The Intrepid Fork την Κυριακή 22Ιουλίου! Στην συνάντηση θα έχετε την δυνατότητα να παραλάβετε το βιβλίο που σας ενδιαφέρει και έχει γίνει κράτηση μέσα από το site μας (www.ekivil.org) καθώς επίσης και να αποκτήσετε την κάρτα μέλους! → Προσκαλέστε τους φίλους σας που αγαπούν τα βιβλία και ελάτε να απολαύσετε ένα ελληνικό καφέ. ← Υ.Σ Θερμή παράκληση τα μέλη […]