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The Hellenic Centre

The Hellenic Centre is a vibrant cultural organisation founded in 1994 as a charity, with the aims of providing a focus for the Hellenic community, promoting an awareness of Hellenic culture in the UK and nurturing the unique relationship between Britain and the Hellenic world. The Centre offers a rich programme of lectures, exhibitions, concerts, social events and Greek language courses.

The Centre's elegant building dates from the early 1900s and has been sympathetically refurbished to provide a number of meeting and exhibition rooms, the most impressive of which is the Great Hall. The location and its facilities make it also an attractive venue for outside individuals and organisations to hold their events. The Centre is off Marylebone High Street in central London and is easily accessible.

The Hellenic Centre is run by a full-time director and her administrative staff, overseen by the Trustees and their Executive Board.

Director: Agatha Kalisperas








Monday 13 March to Wednesday 5 April - The Hellenic Centre.

An exhibition of eight acrylic paintings by Irene Daniolou-Neofytou depicting the refugee camps.

Meet the artist: Wednesday 15 March, 6.30pm-8.30pm; Clea Souyoultzoglou, art historian and curator of the exhibition will present the artist and her work.

For opening hours call 020 7487 5060.

Supported by the Hellenic Centre.

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Reflections on four years in Greece: Optimism amid crisis?

Friday 31 March 2017, 7.00 pm - The Hellenic Centre.

The Anglo-Hellenic League invites you to hear John Kittmer talk on Reflections on four years in Greece: Optimism amid crisis?

John Kittmer has recently returned from being British Ambassador in Athens and, in that capacity, a Patron of the Anglo-Hellenic League. He will discuss Greece and what he encountered in his four years as Ambassador. The Anglo-Hellenic League is delighted to present what will be a fascinating talk from a first-hand observer, who is fluent in Greek, during an important and difficult period in the history of Greece.

John Kittmer is now Director of Overseas Territories at the FCO. He is also an authority on the poet Yannis Ritsos.

There is no charge for this event, but donations are invited for the League (£10 a head is suggested; more is most welcome).

Since this is likely to be a popular event, it is essential that places are booked in advance, by email (info@anglohellenicleague.org) and/or post (The Anglo-Hellenic League, 16–18 Paddington Street, London W1U 5AS). Acknowledgements will not be sent.

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Greek Language Courses

Spring/Summer Term
starts on
Monday 24 April 2017

Spring/Summer Term Courses
Timetable, fees,
term dates,
terms & conditions
will be available on
30 March

Registrations will take place
from 1 April until 14 April

To see which course is right
for your level read our
Syllabus here

General information about
our courses here

Venue Hire

Meeting Rooms available more...


Call +44 (0)20 7487 5060
email info@helleniccentre.org

16-18 Paddington Street,
London W1U 5AS



Agatha Kalisperas


Maria Kalli 020 7563 9833 maria@helleniccentre.org

Greek Language Courses

Evangelia Roussou 020 7563 9831 greekcourses@helleniccentre.org

Venue Hire

Kay Stavrinou 020 7563 9834 bookings@helleniccentre.org

Catering & Friends Room Exhibitions

Christina Vagioti 020 7563 9836 christina@helleniccentre.org


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 The Exhibition "Patterns of Magnificence" is now closed

Catalogues in both Greek and English are available at the Hellenic Centre.

For more information about "Patterns of Magnificence":