Imam Baildi live in London

Wednesday, 11 October 2017; 7:00pm

Following their hugely successful sold out show in London last year, Imam Baildi are coming back to O2 Academy Islington on October 11th 2017 for another incredible night, as part of their 10 year anniversary tour. Imam Baildi is a very popular Southeast Mediterranean dish with aubergine, stuffed with onion, garlic, and tomatoes simmered in olive oil. It is a similar fine blend that brothers Lysandros and Orestis Falireas and […]

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

Wednesday, 27 September 2017; 6:30-8:00pm

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 […]

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The Killing of the Revellers Rapsody X by Homer

Saturday, 30 September 2017; 7:15pm

Play with English and Modern Greek Surtitles Staged as a one-act, 50-minute long drama, ODYSSEUS. Red Rhapsody X revolves around one actor playing a range of roles – Homer the narrator, Odysseus, his son Telemachus, Athena the goddess dressed as Mentor  and several suitors. The actor accompanies the spoken language by an improvised phorminx – a string instrument made of  wire strings attached with magnets. The result is a primitive acoustic experience. Like […]

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London Greek Wine Festival

Friday, 13 & Saturday, 14 October 2017

The London Greek Wine Festival is a showcase of the best of Greek wines, brought to you by Theodore Kyriakou & the team at The Greek Larder. Hosted by our Festival ambassador Olly Smith, the event is for everyone; the curious, the professional, the discerning or just the casual visitor who wishes to relax & indulge with us. Alongside over 150 Greek wines to try, we’ll be serving up wonderful […]

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Constantine the Great and Ioannis Kapodistrias

Friday, 22 September 2017; 7:15pm

Constantine the Great, Founder of the Byzantine Empire and Ioannis Kapodistrias, Founder of the Hellenic State Ioannis Kornilakis has brought into publicity at least 137 unpublished epistles by Ioannis Kapodistrias. Free entry; booking essential: 02075639835 or [email protected] The event, hosted at the Hellenic Centre, is under the auspices of Archdiocese of Thyateira. The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

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The Small World, the Great – A Tribute to Odysseas Elytis

Sunday, 15 October 2017; 3:00-5:00pm

Ark4Art presents: ‘The Small World, the Great!’ A Tribute to the Poet Odysseus Elytis. With music by George Couroupos Presented under the auspices of the President of the Hellenic Republic Mr. Prokopios Pavlopoulos. TICKETS TO BE RELEASED: 1st of September (for members of the British Library) – 8th of September for general audience (limited availability) The poetry of Odysseus Elytis (1911–1996) is lyrical, bold and expressive, capturing the ‘small and […]

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Asclepian Oration

Friday, 20 October 2017; 7:00pm

A lecture by the current President of the Royal College of Psychiatrists, Prof Sir Simon Wessely, on a subject of Mental Health– title to follow. The Asclepian Oration is an annual event organised by the Hellenic Psychiatric Association. The aim is to offer high quality lectures by renowned experts on mental health matters of interest to the general public. Free entry; booking essential: [email protected] Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U […]

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To Psema

Saturday, 7 Oct 2017; 5:30pm & 8:30pm.

  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 really prefer a lie. It’s tricky to tell the truth, when the truth […]

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Creatures & Creations: designs by Platon H & Mary Katrantzou – Waddesdon

7 June – 29 Oct 2017, Wed-Sun 11am-5pm

Creatures & Creations: designs by Platon H & Mary Katrantzou inspired by Rothschild species  Witness nature reimagined in this exhibition that sees an amalgamation of fashion, digital art and animal specimens on show. In collaboration with the Natural History Museum at Tring, Walter Rothschild’s spectacular collection of natural history provides the inspiration for colourful virtual collages by Platon H and couture dresses by Mary Katrantzou. Walter Rothschild, 2nd Lord Rothschild, […]

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Nikos Kazantzakis: a retrospect, 60 years from his death

Monday, 9 October 2017; 7:00-9:00pm

The Anglo-Hellenic League presents a lecture by Professor Roderick Beaton on ‘Nikos Kazantzakis: a retrospect, 60 years from his death’. All welcome. Entrance free; but please register with [email protected] Donations welcome. Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

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The Louvre Murder Club

Tuesday, 17 October 2017; 7:15pm

The Louvre Museum is a vast crime scene. Murder is omnipresent on canvas, in marble or clay. Christos Markogiannakis is a criminologist and art lover. With a magnifying glass and a scalpel in hand, he analyzes infamous mythological, biblical and historical murders, from ancient Greek amphorae to 19th-century paintings. All in the pursuit of hidden truths: Who is the murderer and what is their motive? Who is the victim and […]

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Onirama Live at Mimi’s

Friday, 6 & Saturday, 7 October 2017; 10;30pm-3:00am

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 […]

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