Aug
27

Sweet September

“Ένας μικρός γλυκός Σεπτέμβρης” Shake the September melancholy with the gorgeous songs of favourite singers such as Arleta, Paspala, Galani, Alexiou amongst others and beloved composers Hadjidakis, Loizos, Hadjinasios to name but a few! Join us at the Vortex Jazz Club on Wednesday 18th September at 8pm and let’s keep the summer memories alive! George Angelopoulos: bouzouki, mainland lute, mandolin Pavlos Carvalho: cello, baglama Katerina Clambaneva: vocals George Tsolakis: guitar, […]

Aug
27

Celebrating Mitsakis, with Plastikes Karekles

£ 10.00 – £12.00 / Age All Ages A celebration of Rebetiko and more Additional Info: Celebrating Mitsakis, with Plastikes Karekles Born in Istanbul in 1921, Giorgos Mitsakis started his career as a bouzouki player in 1937. Mitsakis’s career, both as a songwriter and a composer, took off after the Second World War. For Mitsakis song writing was telling a story and he was known not only for his beautiful […]

Aug
27

George Dalaras in London

For many, he embodies the Greek sound: meet the singer who has made rembetiko music his own, and whose repertoire also includes Greek folk music and Latin American elements. Rembetiko, also known as the Greek blues, came to prominence at the same time as jazz. George Dalaras, himself the son of a well-known rembetiko artist, was one of the genre’s innovators. In 1974, Dalaras worked with the legendary Mikis Theodorakis […]

Jul
19

Greek Sundays present: Summer Wine Party (in Greek)

Η ιστορία γράφεται στα στενά της Carnaby και έχει όνομα Greek Sundays! Για άλλη μία Κυριακή απλά απογειώσατε το καλύτερο Ελληνικό πάρτυ του Λονδίνου με το κέφι, το χορό και το τραγούδι σας σε ένα μαγευτικό καλοκαιρινό βράδυ! Το πάρτυ ξεκίνησε από νωρίς το απόγευμα στο The Life Goddess του Kingly Court, με τη διασκέδαση να κορυφώνεται στην πορεία και το παλατάκι μας να γεμίζει ασφυκτικά για μία ακόμη φορά! […]

Jul
10

GEF Summer Social

Join us for drinks and yummy food at our 2019 Summer Social to celebrate the end of another successful and engaging season for GEF London! Dear Friends and Members of the Greek Energy Forum, We would be delighted if you would join us at our 2019 Summer Social to celebrate the end of another successful and engaging season for GEF London. The GEF Summer Social will be an excellent opportunity […]

Jul
10

Pyx Lax live in London

Pyx Lax Live in London! O2 Shepherds Bush Empire – November 18th Early bird tickets OUT NOW : po.st/pyxlax  

Jul
10

Brexit: What Does the Future Hold

Parliament Visit, Networking and Brexit Update with the Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP and Louis Loizou, HBA ONNED UK and Young Conservative Group for Europe cordially invite you to the Houses of Parliament on Thursday 18/07/2019 at 6:30pm. The event is a great opportunity for a Parliament Visit, Networking and Brexit Update with the Rt Hon Dominic Grieve QC MP. Additionally, Mr. Louis Loizou, Head of HBA UK will […]

Jul
04

Americana

In a country where everything – even life itself- is thrown to the winds – A mother and daughter stand resolute and strong until opposing ideals pull them apart. Who will betray who? Why? Can betrayal ever be justified? Americana! is a powerful play that shines a light on a Greek peasant family during the traumas of civil war, just as Greece is trying to pick herself up after the […]

Jul
04

Rebetiko Unplugged at the Life Goddess

Last Sunday rebetiko unplugged for this season with Spiros Bolovinis & Theodoulos. The usual old school tunes. Music starts at 6.30pm. For reservations please call 020 7637 4077 or 020 7637 2401. The Life Goddess, 29 Store Street, London WC1E 7QB

Jul
04

Plastikes Karekles play Attik/Souyioul

“Plastikes Karekles represent a culture of reinvention as defiant and hopeful as the music itself.” –Songlines magazine Tickets: http://www.arthousecrouchend.co.uk/live-2/ Plastikes Karekles venture beyond rebetiko in a concert of Greek Retro music. The two greatest composers of this music are Souyioul and Attic, and we will be performing our favourite songs from both these composers. The music is beautifully lyrical and sentimental and included many tangos and boleros, which became a […]

Jul
04

Paniyiri Pop-Up!

Paniyiri Pop-Up! Sunday July 7th, 2019, 12:30 to 5pm Open-air event. Dance, music and food. Adults £3 Children £2 Kourelou & The London Greek Collective Live traditional music by Kourelou and the London Greek Collective: Violin, Kanun, Bouzouki, Percussion, Guitar and Vocals. Dances from the Aegean, Ikaria, Thessalia, Macedonia, Epirus and all over Greece. Access by car, bus and train: Edmonton Green. Free parking in the area. http://www.saintdemetrios.org.uk/contact Info: 02088034411 […]

Jun
28

Portrait of an Author

A presentation of the work and life of Greek Cypriot author Nicole Anna Maniati by Dr Kiki Sonidou. Readings of excerpts from a selection of the author’s books (13 in total) by soprano Katerina Mina. Under the Auspices of His Excellency the High Commissioner of the Republic of Cyprus, Mr Euripides L. Evriviades. More info http://helleniccentre.org/event/portrait-of-an-author/ Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS