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17 OCT: Leonidas Balafas   [Tickets]
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St Sophia Orthodox Greek Cathedral
The St Sophia Orthodox Greek Cathedral is located at Moscow Road, Bayswater W2 4LQ. []
Divine Liturgy every Sunday at 10:00.

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Onirama Live

Onirama Live
Date: Friday 06 and Saturday 07 October 2017
Venue: Mimi’s Club, 19 Newman Street, London, W1T 1PF
Details: Onirama are back in London for 2 more performancs following their sold out shows earlier this year. Intro by resident DJ Sergio & resident live band The Strangers.
For table reservations please call 07879 063 462
Door entrance £15 – Doors open at 22:30.
Dress code: Smart casual, no hoodies or trainers! ID Essential

Imam Baildi Live In London
Date: Wednesday 11 October 2017 [19:00]
Venue: O2 Academy Islington, 16 Parkfield St, London N1 0PS
Details: Imam Baildi comes to London armed with their fusion of old Greek music, new orchestration and remixing techniques as they celebrate the 10th anniversary as a band. With a new album in the pipeline, fans can expect to hear new material.

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Imam Baildi

The lie

Theatre: "The lie" (Το ψέμα)
Date: Saturday 7th October 2017 [17:30 & 20:30]
Venue: The Shaw Theatre, 100-110 Euston Rd, Kings Cross, London NW1 2AJ
Details: This hilarious comedy “The Lie” stars some of the most well known and beloved actors in Greece. Thodoris Atheridis, Smaragda Karidi, Myrto Alikaki and Konstantinos Kappas will find out how a little lie can disturb the life of two couples.
Directed by Thodoris Atheridis
For further information and bookings please click here.

London Greek Wine Festival 2017
Date: Friday 13 and Saturday 14 October 2017
Venue: West Handyside Canopy, Handyside Street, London N1C
Details: The London Greek Wine Festival is a showcase of the best of Greek wines, brought to you by Theodore Kyriakou and the team at The Greek Larder. It launched in 2015 for the first time and was an overwhelming success, immersing guests in all things Greek wine.
For more details please click here

London Greek Wine Festival 2017

Leonidas Balafas

Leonidas Balafas LIVE
Date: Tuesday 17 October 2017 [19:00]
Venue: Marsh Lane Allotments , Marsh Lane , Tottenham , London N17 0HY
Details: Leonidas Balafas returns to London for the first time since 2012 to showcase fresh material alongside some of his best songs. The Greek songwriter is continually experimenting to create the best experience for his fans.

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Lecture and discussion on Homeopathic Medicine
Date: Saturday 23 September 2017 [10:00]
Venue: Cypriot Community Centre, Earlham Grove, Wood Green, N22 5HJ
Details: Dr Tasos Vartholomaios, Medical Doctor practicing Homeopathic Medicine in London, will give a lecture in Greek on the application of Homeopathic Medicine on chronic health disorders and diseases.The lecture will be followed by discussion in both Greek and English ,where the Doctor will answer any questions on topics that interest the audience.
Free entry. Telephone for informations: 020 8881 2329

Lecture and discussion on Homeopathic Medicine


Constantine the Great, Founder of the Byzantine Empire and Ioannis Kapodistrias, Founder of the Hellenic State
Date: Friday 22 Septermber 2017
Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS
Details: Ioannis Kornilakis has brought into publicity at least 137 unpublished epistles by Ioannis Kapodistrias. Free entry; booking essential: 02075639835 or The event, hosted at the Hellenic Centre, is under the auspices of Archdiocese of Thyateira.

Stand up comedy: Giorgos Xatzipavlou
Date: Thursday 12 October 2017 [19:30]
Venue: 229 The Venue, 229 Great Portland Street, London W1W 5PN
Details: Greek stand up comedian Giorgos Xatzipavlou performs in London, on October 12th, as part of his European tour. Performed in Greek.
Doors: 7pm. Show: 8.30pm - 10.00pm

Giorgos Xatzipavlou

A Hellenic Journey – piano recital

Manos Hadjidakis: the man, the music
Date: Sunday 24 September 2017
Venue: Art House, 159A Tottenham Lane, London, N8 9BT
Details: A collaboration between Anastasis Sarakatsanos and Katerina Clambaneva and an exciting venture into the vast ergography of this cherished composer. An evening of music where Anastasis and Katerina explore a selection of his musical works as well as some extracts from his texts taken from his publications and radio commentaries.
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An evening dedicated to Aristotle
Date: Thursday 26 October 2017 [19:00]
Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London, W1U 5AS
Details: Three lectures dedicated to Aristotle:
- “Aristotle's tomb at Stageira: an archaeological revelation" by Archaeologist Dr Kostas Sismanidis
- "Aristotle on emotions and values in decision making" by Professor Theodore Scaltsas
- "Aristotle: An inspiration for our health and being?" Dr Eleni Tsiompanou
Organised by the The Macedonian Society of Great Britain.
RSVP – by 20th October 2017 (Booking essential). Telephone: 07904 086677 or E-mail:

An evening dedicated to Aristotle

A Hellenic Journey – piano recital

A Hellenic Journey – piano recital
Date: Friday 06 October 2017 [17:30]
Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS
Details: Mezzo soprano Louisa Barry, along with soprano Elena Xanthoulakis, Christiana Aloneftis and conductor Anastasios Strikos will present a repertoire including Greek and Spanish folk songs composed by Ravel, Rodrigo, Seiber, De Falla, Hadjidakis and Konstantinidis.
Bookings essential: 02075639835 or

Poetry reading: "And I sing. I bear the chants, word and poetry, wisdom and clay."
Date: Thursday 26 October 2017 [19:00]
Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, London, W1U 5AS
Details: The journey continues…A poetic trilogy by the contemporary Greek poet and philosopher Dimitris Kakalidis. Τhe spiritual world of Greece has stated for this poetic collection “…this poetic synthesis of yours is indeed a ‘song of songs’, it is tranquility within disquiet, it is exultation within the despair of the soul. You know how to transform the verses into a study of hope and to gaze at eternity in the eyes and with clarity”. The presentation will be held in Greek and English. Entry is free. Bookings at 07960797435, 00306936104960 or at

Dimitris Kakalidis

apsody X

The Killing of the Revellers Rapsody X by Homer
Play with English and Modern Greek Surtitles

Date: Saturday 30 September 2017 [11:00 & 19:00]
Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS
Details: ODYSSEUS. Red Rhapsody X uses contemporary theatrical and technical means – industrial sounds and percussion, inspired movements and a rain-machine – to stage the end of the saga for modern audiences. Homer’s poetry is performed in its original rhythmic form while overtitled in English allows spectators to follow what’s literally said. However, the aim of the show is to confront viewers with a highly physical performance and breathe life into an otherwise dead language.
Booking essential: 02075639835 or

Cloudy Sunday /Ouzeri Tsitsanis
Date: Sunday 19 November 2017 [14:00 & 19:00]
Venue: Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS
Details: “Cloudy Sunday” unfolds the forbidden love story between a Jewish girl and a Christian boy during the German occupation in Thessaloniki in 1942. The racist laws have been implemented and the only place to escape the hatred and inhumanity is a small club, where Vasilis Tsitsanis fills the hearts and minds of people with the beautiful rebetika folk music.
Tickets £15, Concessions: £13, HC members £12. Bookings on 02074875060 or

Cloudy Sunday /Ouzeri Tsitsanis


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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