Your guide to Greek life in London.
In this site you will find information about Greek events in London, Greek restaurants, clubs and bars, places to buy Greek products or book a Greek holiday and a lot more...




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08 MAY: Hainides [Tickets]
30 MAY: Eleftheria Arvanitaki
16 JUN: Dimitris Basis

  




  London Greek Embassy 
  High Commission of the Republic of Cyprus 
  Archdiocese of Thyateira and Great Britain 
  Hellenic Centre 
  Anglo-Hellenic League 
  Union of Greek Students in London 
  Greek Parents Association 




St Sophia Orthodox Greek Cathedral
The St Sophia Orthodox Greek Cathedral is located at Moscow Road, Bayswater W2 4LQ. [www.stsophia.org.uk]
Divine Liturgy every Sunday at 10:00.

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Saving Greece: Lessons from the Past, Challenges for the future

The Cypriot Wine Festival & Business Expo 2017
featuring LIVE performance from Yiannis Ploutarchos

Date: Sunday 28 & Monday 29 May 2017!
Venue: Lee Valley Athletics Centre, 61 Meridian Way, London, N9 0AR
Details: The Cypriot Wine Festival & Business Expo welcomes you to this exceptional event, celebrating the achievements of Cypriots of London and beyond. Now in its 35th year, the festival brings Cypriot culture from the Mediterranean to the public from the beating heart of the capital. We are absolutely thrilled to announce that Yiannis Ploutarchos will be headlining this year’s event.
For further information and bookings please click here



Eleftheria ARVANITAKI: Beyond Borders
Date: Tuesday 30 May 2017
Venue: Royal Festival Hall, Southbank Centre, London, SE1 8XX
Details: Greece’s highly acclaimed ambassador to the world and ethnic music scene returns to London for a one-off performance.
Eleftheria Arvanitaki is the voice of contemporary Greece. With a career spanning more than three decades, she has been a tireless ambassador of the Greek music scene to world and ethnic music festivals across the world, receiving high acclaim.
For more details and bookings please click here.

Eleftheria Arvanitaki: Beyond Borders


Saving Greece: Lessons from the Past, Challenges for the future

Panel Discussion:
Saving Greece: Lessons from the Past, Challenges for the future

Date: Friday 12 May 2017 [19:00]
Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS
Details: The panel will talk about the economic, political and social challenges that Greece is facing. It will address some pivotal questions about the Greek debt crisis and its effects on the social fabric and political system.
Chair: Prof Kevin Futherstone (Hellenic Observatory, LSE)
Panel:: Prof. Stathis Kalyvas (Yale University) Mrs Vicky Pryce (Economist) Mr Simon Nixon (Chief European Commentator, Wall Street Journal) Mr Yannis Palaiologos (Reporter of Kathimerini newspaper) Dr. Chrysa Lamprinakou (Research Associate University College London)
Booking essential. Please email sec@macedonia.org.uk
For further information and bookings please click here



Theatro Technis' 60th Anniversary
Date: FMonday 1 - Saturday 13 May 2017
Venue: Theatro Technis, 26 Crowndale Road, London, NW1 1TT
Details: At the beginning of this May, Theatro Technis is celebrating its 60th aniversary! To comemerate our diamond anniversary, we not only have a gala evening planned but also a range of events form music to theatre form around the world!
For more details please please click here

Basis


London Greek Film Festival

10th annual London Greek Film Festival
Date: Sunday 14 - Saturdau 20 May 2017
Venue: Theatro Technis, 26 Crowndale Road, London NW1 1TT
Details: The London Greek Film Festival it is annual; aims to be the international meeting point for Greek film from across the world. The London Greek Film Festival aims also, to be the crossroad between West and East for the Greek filmmaking, introducing the modern Greek film to the international public. London Greek Film Festival fosters a challenge for Greek origin and International film directors, producers, screen writers, moving image artists and actors from all over the world, to showcase their work.
For further information and bookings please click here



Dimitris Basis Live
Date: Friday 16 June 2017
Venue: The Regency Banqueting Suite, 113 Bruce Grove, London, N17 6UR
Details: Dimitris Basis Live in London.
Tickets: £60, £70, £80.
For tickets please call:
Property Zone: 020 8888 5558
Geek City: 020 8889 0186
Aristos: 07956 485 885

Basis


Karagiozis

Karagiozis (Greek shadow theatre)
Date: Sunday 30 April 2017 [14:00]
Venue: Surbiton Assembly Rooms, 138 Maple Rd, London KT6 4RT
Details: The performance is directed to children and families, but is suitable for all ages. Karagiozis is hired by a rich man as a butler to cater for and accommodate the guests expected, who are aspiring grooms for the host's daughter. As usual, Karagiozis overturns everything ...
Theodore Kostidakis is an architect, puppet theater animator and theatrical workshops facilitator.
For further information and bookings please click here



Music - Hainides (Χαίνιδες)
Date: Monday 08 May 2017
Venue: The Garage, 20-22 Highbury Cres, London, N5 1RD
Details: 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, meaning the fugitive rebel.
Buy your tickets here!

Hainides


London Greek Film Festival

10th annual London Greek Film Festival
Date: Sunday 14 - Saturdau 20 May 2017
Venue: Theatro Technis, 26 Crowndale Road, London NW1 1TT
Details: The London Greek Film Festival it is annual; aims to be the international meeting point for Greek film from across the world. The London Greek Film Festival aims also, to be the crossroad between West and East for the Greek filmmaking, introducing the modern Greek film to the international public. London Greek Film Festival fosters a challenge for Greek origin and International film directors, producers, screen writers, moving image artists and actors from all over the world, to showcase their work.
For further information and bookings please click here



A Journey to the World and Thoughts of Miki Theodorakis
Date: Monday 24 April 2017 [19:15]
Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS
Details: Kostas Serezis, the Cypriot journalist who lives in Athens and author of the book The Universal Mikis Theodorakis, will give a talk in Greek about some of his experiences from the composer’s performances around the world. The Greek singer Aliki Kayaloylou will participate, accompanied on the piano, performing works from a variety of song cycles composed by Mikis Theodorakis. The event will be complemented by an exhibition of photographs and documents related to Kostas Serezis’s talk. Free entry; booking essential: 020 7563 9835 or press@helleniccentre.org.

Astero


Kritiko glenti

Kritiko glenti (Κρητικό Γλέντι)
Date: Saturday 24 June & Sunday 25 June
Venue: Palmers Green United Reformed Church, London N13 4AL
Details: A fantastic opportunity to see for the second time in London the very popular 4-piece Cretan band from Crete, bought back due to popular demand. They will be playing in our familiar open space venue in Palmers Green, North London where there will be plenty of space for dancing all your favourite Cretan melodies. As always, there will be a huge selection of delicious food available to purchase as well as whole host of drinks including everyone's favourite tsipouro!
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An Octopus in My Ouzo: Loving Life on a Greek Island, By Jennifer Barclay



An Octopus in My Ouzo

Escape to the sunlight and colour of a wild island in the south Aegean. When Jennifer moves alone into the Honey Factory on a tiny Greek island,

bringing a laptop, her hiking boots and plans for a peaceful life, she has no idea what surprises are in store. Diving into an exciting new life with a fisherman, she learns something every day. Joining the dancing at local festivals and helping at a café on the beach, surviving winter storms and finding a canine companion, she is faced with both challenges and rewards, and discovers that to become an island woman she must live small and think big.













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