Jul
20

Arhontorebetika with Plastikes Karekles

Plastikes Karekles presenting Arhontorebetika : Arhontorebetika’ style became a very popular genre in Greek music in the 1950s and 1960s being a cross between Rebetiko and the ‘light’ music, both equally popular at the time. Its upbeat rhythm, light-hearted themes and easy-listening tunes were loved by all social classes and served by composers from both genres. In this concert we will play the all-time classics of ‘Arhontorebetika’ and the short […]

Jul
20

Alkistis Protopsalti – London

Ark4Art presents: Alkistis Protopsalti in London She is one of the most important Greek singers, with more than 43 years of career, 28 personal albums, all of them golden or platinum. She has performed for iconic venues around the world, such as the Metropolitan Museum of New York, the Opera of Havana in Cuba, the Opera House of Kremlin in Moscow, the Library of Alexandria and many more. She has […]

Jul
20

Locomondo live in London

Mimosa’s Dream Productions presents: Locomondo Live in London! Support act: Irene Skylakaki   Locomondo is one of the most known and successful bands in Greece. The 6-member band fronted by Markos Koumaris, the main songwriter and composer of the group, fuses Reggae, Ska and Caribbean sound with Greek lyrics and greek traditional musical elements. Although the band has released 8 albums in its 15 year history (one of them reaching gold status) […]

Jul
20

Greek Glenti with Peran

Greek glenti with live music, dance and fun at the Hackney Cypriot Association. We are making merry the Greek way to celebrate the end of Greek classes for this academic year – but this is just an excuse. This is an unmissable get-together for everyone who wants to enjoy a real taste of Greek culture at the heart of London, with the rebetiko band PERAN performing a mix of golden […]

Jul
13

Greek Craft Beer Weekend – Souvlaki, Gyros, Greek Beers & More!

Following the huge success of our Greek Craft Beer Weekend in June, and seeing the temperature going up, as high as in Athens, what a better way to celebrate than with another Greek Craft Beer Weekend, at our restaurant in White City Place! Microbreweries from the Greek islands and mainland come to London for one weekend only! Join us at our new restaurant in White City to celebrate the beginning […]

Jul
13

Perastiki: Greek entehno and folk songs

A night of Greek entehno and folk songs! This will be Parastiki’s  final gig before the summer break! About Perastiki Band A collective of musicians based in London aiming to bring Greek folk and popular music to London’s current Greek music scene! SOAS JCR Russell Square Bloomsbury London WC1H 0XG

Jul
13

Grimeborn Opera Festival: Greek

Greek is a riotous, contemporary retelling of the Oedipus myth, based on the verse play by Steven Berkoff (East, Decadence). Mark-Anthony Turnage and Jonathan Moore’s groundbreaking and radical work sent shockwaves through the opera world when it premiered in 1988. Now, on the thirtieth anniversary of his original staging, director Jonathan Moore brings his East End masterpiece home, in a brand new production for the Grimeborn Opera Festival. Libretto by […]

Jul
13

Writing through Greek Mythology

Children cannot write the story unless they have read, lived and felt it first. This four-hour workshop, spread over two days, does exactly that! Combining story-telling; drama; role-play; hot-seating; performance; planning; writing and re-drafting a story. Taught by a fully-qualified, experienced teacher. Contact : [email protected] KidzInk Creative Writing Classes for KS2 N13 5TW London

Jul
13

New Wave Greek Wine Tasting

They will be presenting 6 wines in a fun but informative evening in a relaxed atmosphere. Cost £18pp. Booking essential email: [email protected]   The Nags Head Pub Walthamstow village 9 Orford Road E17 9LP London

Jul
13

August Street Food: Pop Up Greek

PopUpGreek Street Food are bringing summer vibes to The Beer Shop this August with their delicious Greek street food. Expect souvlaki cooked over charcoal served up with the freshest salads and tasty pita bread wraps. Pitching up in the beer garden on Fridays & Saturdays from 10th August to 1st September.   The Beer Shop London 40 Nunhead Green, SE15 3QF London

Jul
06

Folk and Art Song: An evening of folk-inspired art songs from South Europe

Greek Mezzo-soprano Eleni Katerini will present classical music compositions that were influenced, inspired by folk music or composed with folk music in mind. Over the years, many composers have taken different approaches to incorporate folk music into their compositions. Accompanied by pianist Connie Luk the evening will be an interesting and colorful music mini -tour illustrating the richness of both folk and classical music and the intermingling of these traditions […]

May
06

Daemonia Nymphe at the O2 Islington Academy

Daemonia Nymphe return to London doing a full concert for the first time after three years. All these years the band hasn’t been inactive, on the contrary, they have been working on different projects; travelling around the world, performing in the USA (at the same festival with Wardruna where the two bands meet for the first time), collaborating with Faun’s percussionist (in Germany), headlining the Wave Gotik Treffen festival in […]