Charmed lives in Greece – Ghika, Craxton, Leigh Fermor

This exhibition focuses on the friendship of the artists Niko Ghika and John Craxton, and the writer Patrick Leigh Fermor. Their shared love of Greece was fundamental to their work, as they embraced its sights, sounds, colours and people. Nikos Hadjikyriakos-Ghika (1906–1994), John Craxton (1922–2009) and Sir Patrick Leigh Fermor (1915–2011) were significant cultural figures of the 20th century. Leigh Fermor is perhaps the most widely known of the three […]


A Baptism of Fire: Patrick Leigh Fermor on the Greek-Albanian Border 1940

Free entry but attendees are invited to make donation in support of the Patrick Leigh Fermor Society’s assistance towards the Kardamyli house; booking essential: [email protected] Organised by the Patrick Leigh Fermor Society. The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS