Hellenic Centre – Open House event

Saturday, 16 - Sunday, 17 September 2017

The Hellenic Centre opens its doors to the public to discover the interesting story behind its elegant building dating back to the 1900s.   Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS

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Kourelou at WOMAD

Sat, 29 Jul 2017; 12:00pm.

Kourelou take their name from a Greek word meaning ‘patchwork’ and their live appearances come with a warning: if you want trite versions of ‘Zorba’ and tourist-trap stunts like plate-breaking, you’re in the wrong place. The London-based band draws on traditional Greek roots and other musical styles from the South Balkans to produce a vibrant mash – with a contemporary twist that is engaging, jazzy and dynamic. “We don’t play […]

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Stegosaurus – Edinburgh

Thursday, 2 - Saturday, 19 August 2017; 2:45pm

A journey through black coffee, exposed bones and copies of Vogue, Stegasaurus explores our relationship with food, societal attitudes towards body image and sexuality and the many myths about eating disorders as they are perpetuated by Hollywood. A truthful depiction of a young woman’s struggle to be normal while being 30, being anorexic and bulimic, and still living with her parents. A one-woman play written by Ersi Niaoti and directed […]

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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and Ioannis Kapodistrias, Founder of the Hellenic State Ioannis Kornilakis has brought into publicity at least 137 unpublished epistles by Ioannis Kapodistrias.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 Lie

Sat, 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 […]

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Basketball – Great Britain v Greece

Saturday, 19 August 2017; 5:30pm

Great Britain Senior Men will return to London for a vital preparation game against Greece ahead of EuroBasket 2017. With the likes of Kieron Achara, Dan Clark and Eric Boateng on display, supporters can enjoy a strong GB team taking to the floor in the capital as preparation gets underway for the FIBA EuroBasket 2017 Finals, which start on 31st August. Make sure you get closer to the action and […]

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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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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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Medical Aid for Greece – Garden fundraiser

Saturday, 29 July 2017; 5:00pm

All in a good cause. The Solidarity Clinics movement in Greece need as much as ever your little (but important, if for nothing else, as a demonstration of international solidarity) contribution. Every single penny they raise goes directly to buying medicines, vaccines and basic medical equipment for the community run solidarity clinics and pharmacies helping those who have no access to adequate medical facilities, including thousands of refugees. Not a […]

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LGR Club Nights presents: Greek Summer

Sunday, 27 August 2017; 9:00pm

‘Join us this Summer bank holiday for the party of the season!! On Sunday 27th August we’re hosting Greek Summer at the Country Club in Trent Park. ♫ ♪ LGR DJs Sooty & Andreas Demetriou will be on the decks mixing up all the latest and greatest in Greek and English music. ♫ ♪ They will be fusing all the best Modern Laika, Greek Club, Greek Classics, English club anthems, RnB, Garage & Bashment. ♫ ♪ […]

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Stand up comedy (in Greek) with Giorgos Xatzipavlou

Thursday, 12 October 2017; 17:30-10:00pm

Greek stand up comedian Giorgos Xatzipavlou performs in London, on October 12th, as part of his European tour. Performed in Greek. Ο Γιώργος Χατζηπαύλου έρχεται στο Λονδίνο, στις 12 Οκτωβρίου, στο πλαίσιο της ευρωπαϊκής περιοδείας του. Παράσταση στα Ελληνικά. Doors: 6.30pm. Show: 7.30pm – 10.00pm.   229 The Venue, 229 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5PN

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Fones – London Greek Voices

Fortnightly, Tue 7:00pm - 8.30pm

‘Fones’ is an acapella choir dedicated to traditional Greek folk song, managed and directed by Kalia. The choir is open to adults of mixed ability in singing and speaking Greek. It is a fun group in which singers can expect to learn about Greek music, language and culture in a relaxed environment.   Rehearsals: Tuesdays 7:00-8.30 pm, fortnights, term-time The dates for Autumn 2016 are: 4th Oct, 18th Oct, 1st […]

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