Sep
21

A Benaki Museum event for the Leigh Fermor House

A Benaki Museum event for the Patrick Leigh Fermor House. Speakers: Irini Geroulanou Member of the Board of Trustees and Member of the Executive Committee, Benaki Museum The Benaki Museum and the Leigh Fermor donation: what has been done so far George Manginis Academic Director and Member of the Executive Committee, Benaki Museum The operation of the Patrick Leigh Fermor House: brainstorming for the future John Kittmer Writer and former Ambassador […]

Sep
15

Cretan Feast – Κρητικό Γλέντι

One days is not enough for a Cretan festival so we will continue on Sunday with a Cretan “glenti”. Don’t miss it! Date: Sunday 8th of October 2017 Time: 13:00 Venue: Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Cross and Archangel Michael (Golders Green Rd & The Riding, London NW11 8HL). Tickets:£15 Michael Polychronakis, Giorgos Papadakis and Lefteris Fragioudakis will take us to explore the tunes and traditions of the island […]

Sep
15

Greek traditional dances workshop

The Lykion ton Hellinidon London is proud to announce a one-day workshop of Greek traditional dances from Crete. Date: Saturday 7 October 2017 Time: 12:00-18:00 Venue: Greek Orthodox Church of the Holy Cross and Archangel Michael (Golders Green Rd & The Riding, London NW11 8HL). We will explore the sounds and steps of Crete led by the experienced dance teacher George Kylafas and the musicians Michael Polychronakis, Giorgos Papadakis and […]

Sep
12

Forget the Parthenon: how austerity is laying waste to Athens’ modern heritage

Not that long ago I received a questionnaire through my door. How had the 1930s Bauhaus building in which I live survived the rigours of time? Who had designed it? Who was its first owner? And, the form went on, what were my memories of it? Circulated far and wide across Athens, the questionnaire and its findings are part of a vast inventory of 19th- and early 20th-century buildings that […]

Sep
11

Hadjidakis: the man, the music

Tickets: http://www.arthousecrouchend.co.uk/programme/?programme_id=4049136 Katerina Clambaneva, voice Anastasis Sarakatsanos, piano Guest musician, Pavlos Carvalho, cello, bouzouki Revealing the profound, at time prophetic, musings of this cherished Greek composer and exploring the range of his music, beyond his most famous achievement Never on Sunday. “Το πρόσωπο του τέρατος και ο φόβος μήπως το συνηθίσουμε” “The face of the monster, and the fear we might grow accustomed to it…” A collaboration between Anastasis Sarakatsanos and […]

Sep
11

Dora Bakoyannis – An insider’s view on geopolitics and the refugee crisis

Organised by the by LSE SU Ethical Finance Society Dora Bakoyannis is a former Minister of Foreign Affairs in Greece. She is a liberal politician and MP with a deep-rooted faith in the European Idea. 1992-93: Minister of Culture 2003-06: Mayor of Athens. (The first female mayor in the city’s history, and the first woman to serve as mayor of a city hosting the Olympic Games) 2006-09: Minister of Foreign affairs […]

Sep
11

Onirama Live at Mimi’s

After 2 sold out events in March last season, ONIRAMA are back on our new & upgraded stage on Friday 6th & Saturday 7th of October! Onirama is one of the most dynamic bands coming from Greece with a huge fanbase, reknowned for their energetic and passionate performances! They will be bringing songs from their entire discography as well as covers from beloved Greek & foreign songs – GET READY […]

Sep
11

Giorgos Tsalikis Live In London

Giorgos Tsalikis & Anna Irakleous will be Live at the Country Club Trent Park… Join us for an evening of LIVE Greek Entertainment Book ASAP to avoid disappointment! To Book Tables & Booths & Drinks Packages, Please email [email protected] or 07904537181. Trent Park Golf & Country Club, Bramley Road, Oakwood, London N14 4UW

Sep
11

3rd London Hellenic Festival

London Hellenic Festival is back, for its third year! Organised by Ark4Art and supported by The Hellenic Centre. *** Saturday, 14th of October *** Tickets to be released on the 15th of September *** Stay tuned for more updates and announcements for events of the day *** A day full of exciting events, aiming to bring together London’s and UK’s Greeks and Cypriots, but also addressing anyone who lives away from their native […]

Sep
11

40 Years Vasilis Karras-Live Bouzoukia with Christos Menidiatis

‘THE BIGGEST BOUZOUKIA NIGHT EVER! WE ARE PROUD TO HOST THE 40 YEARS VASILIS KARRAS CELEBRATIONS IN LONDON!!! THE LEGENDARY VASILIS KARRAS TOGETHER WITH CHRISTOS MENIDIATIS LIVE IN LONDON FOR A UNIQUE AUTHENTIC BOUZOUKIA NIGHT AT THE LUXURY 5* HILTON PARK LANE HOTEL!! ONE OF THE BIGGEST GREEK SINGERS FOR THE LAST FEW DECADES WITH ONE OF THE MOST TALENTED RISING STAR IN THE GREEK MUSIC INDUSTRY WILL PERFORM LIVE […]

Aug
18

Greek Evening at Grosvenor Casino St. Giles

Grosvenor Casino St. Giles are delighted to host of first ever Greek Night on Sunday 1st October. There will be a complimentary Greek Buffet and entertainment from the brilliant Agelikki Darra. The buffet will be served from 8-9pm followed by Agelikki’s performance. Grosvenor Casino St Giles, 262 Tottenham Court Road, London W1T 7RG

Aug
17

An evening dedicated to Aristotle

Event title: “An Evening dedicated to Aristotle”   “Aristotle’s tomb at Stageira: an archaeological revelation” An illustrated lecture in Greek by Archaeologist Kostantinos Sismanidis   (translation available)   “Aristotle on emotions and values in decision making” An illustrated lecture in English by Professor Theodore Scaltsas   “Aristotle: an inspiration for our health and being?” An illustrated lecture in English by Dr Eleni Tsiompanou   Open to the public – More info […]