The Benaki Museum Collection of Chinese Ceramics

Fri, 28 April 2017; 7:15pm.

In summer 2016 an exhibition at The Benaki Museum, Athens showcased 90 Chinese ceramics, a selection from a total of 800 donated by the Chiot-origin London collector George Eumorfopoulos between 1929 and 1936. George Manginis, author of the book China Rediscovered: The Benaki Museum Collection of Chinese Ceramics (2016), will present the history of the Eumorfopoulos donation to The Benaki Museum and will discuss the challenges, choices and outcomes of […]

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Transformations of Energy workshop

Sunday, 11 & Monday, 12 June 2017; 11:00am-5:00pm

KITE Music warmly welcomes the acclaimed Stamatis Eftstathiou (director & researcher, performer’s trainer, performer and writer) from Atropos Theatre for a rare Theatre of Connection introductory Workshop, under the title “Transformations of Energy”. The workshop is addressed to professional and amateur actors and performers who are interested in anthropological theatre, in Butoh dance, in spiritual and in sacred traditions, and in voice and singing –all aspects that concern Atropos’s central […]

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Dimitris Mpasis Live

Fri, 16 Jun 2017.

Dimitris Basis was born in Stuttgart. His parents lived in Germany for some years. He went to Greece for the first time at the age of eight when his entire family returned to Herso, a small village in Northern Greece. At the age of nine, he started chanting the liturgy in the local church and three years later he began to study Byzantine music. He gained his diploma at the […]

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Cypriot Wine Festival with Yiannis Ploutarchos

Sunday 28 & Monday, 29 May 2017

‘To Kalitero Paidi’ Yiannis Ploutarchos live at #CyWineFest2017. The organisers of the Cyprus Wine Festival and Parikiaki newspaper are thrilled to announce that Yiannis Ploutarchos will be headlining this year’s event at London’s Lee Valley Athletics Centre! Sunday 28th & Bank Holiday Monday 29th May 2017! They’re gearing up and getting ready for the 35th annual celebration of all things #Cypriot. In conjuction with #ParikiakiNewspaper we invite you to join in on […]

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Twelfth Night

Wednesday, 26 April – Saturday, 6 May (Wed to Sat only); 8:00pm (also 4:00pm on Wed 26 April & Wed 3 May)

Bubbling with energy and youthfulness, this actor-muso production of ‘Twelfth Night’ is a playful take on the cross-dressing comedy. Original Impact return to the Blue Elephant with one of Shakespeare’s most popular and enduring plays following the sell-out success of ‘A Working Title’ last year. Director: Sam Dustan Cast: Katie Turner, Andi Jashari, Dinos Psychogios, Eve Niker, James Morley, Joshua Jewkes, Sian Eleanor Green, Timothy Weston, Alexandria Anfield (Dinos was […]

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Hellenic Nights parties at Morton’s Mayfair

Fridays and Saturdays

Μοναδικά και πολύ Ελληνικά Παρασκευο-Σαββατό-βραδα κάθε εβδομάδα στην καρδιά του MAYFAIR μέχρι τις πρώτες πρωινές ώρες, στο MORTON’S Mayfair Club! Μετατρέπουμε ένα από τα πιο γνωστά και παλιά Member’s Clubs του κεντρικού Λονδίνου σε ένα ξεχωριστό Ελληνικό Club με μοναδική ατμόσφαιρα Η ίδια ομάδα που διοργανώνουμε τα καλύτερα Ελληνικά πάρτυ του κεντρικού Λονδίνου τα τελευταία 12 χρόνια, σας περιμένουμε κάθε εβδομάδα να σας καλωσορίσουμε και να σας διασκεδάσουμε όπως μονο […]

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The Lie

Saturday, 7 October 2017; 5:30pm & 8:30pm

A theatre comedy with some of the best known Greek actors! Presented by Prosopa Events. The story: One evening two couples meet for a dinner. Alice and Paul have been friends for years with Michel and Lauren. Alice saw Michel kissing with another woman. Will she tell Lauren about it? What will happen by the end of the night? A comedy for everyone who is looking for the truth, but they would […]

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Songs of Smyrna

Wed, 26 April 2017; 7:15pm - 9:00pm.

Marina Deligianni (vocals), Spyros Bolovinis (bouzouki) and Maria Tsirodimitri (guitar) bring to us “Smyrneika” the songs born in the Anatolian tavern of Smyrna (Izmir) of the early 20th century. Their intricate melodies reflect the musical influence of Smyrna’s Turkish, Armenian and Jewish population and their lyrics talk about love, nostalgia and the celebration of life. Following the destruction of Smyrna in 1922 the refugees from Smyrna brought with them to […]

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Pathos beyond Words

Tue, 11 Apr - Thu, 27 Apr 2017

Maria Fotaki exhibits her religious themed paintings. Meet the artist: Thursday 20 April, 5.30pm-7.30pm; visitors will have the opportunity to discuss with the artist and experience an interactive performance. For opening hours call 020 7487 5060. Supported by the Hellenic Centre. The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

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The Greek Light through Nikos Kazantzakis

Monday, 22 May 2017; 7:15pm

In a first world screening, renowned Greek film director Iannis Smaragdis, will present scenes from his new film ‘KAZANTZAKIS’ and together with Niki Stavrou, manager of Kazantzakis Publications, will talk about the Greek Light in the author’s work. This event is organised on the occasion of 2017 being a year dedicated to Nikos Kazantzakis. Free entry; booking essential: 020 7563 9835 [email protected] The Hellenic Centre 16-18 Paddington Street London W1U […]

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Hainides Live in London

Monday, 8 May 2017; 7:00pm-11:00pm

Hainides are inspired by the vast legacy of traditional Cretan music and whose lyrics borrow words from the Cretan Greek dialect. The group’s name comes from the word hainis (Greek: χαΐνης), meaning the fugitive rebel. Over the years, Hainides have collaborated in studios and on stage with Ross Daly and several other well-known musicians and singers. They have performed throughout Greece and abroad, including Luxembourg, Cyprus and America, and they […]

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Greece Solidarity Fund-Raising Dinner

Saturday, 13 May 2017; 7:30pm

Fabulous buffet dinner, live bouzouki music, a raffle. Cypriot Community Centre, Earlham Grove, Wood Green N22 5HJ Tickets £30.00.  Book your tickets now! Book a table [email protected] Send cheques for ‘Medical Aid for Greece’, to Greece Solidarity Campaign, Housman’s Bookshop, 5 Caledonian Road, London N1 9DX. Pay direct: to Medical Aid for Greece A/C 20307259  Sort Code 60-83-01 More details about the event are available at http://greecesolidarity.org/?p=3206

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