Current and forthcoming Greek events in London

Most of the currentlly advertised events are cancelled or postopned due to the ongoing COVID19 outbreak.
Please check with orginiser if you wish to attend any of the events below.

 Book Presentations 

Greek to Me - Adventures of the Comma Queen, by Mary Norris
Date: Thursday 17 September 2020
Details: Greek to Me is a brilliant, witty, and moving memoir. Norris’s love of words inspires her treks through Greece—both the language and the country. Join her on her journey in Greek to Me as she navigates from Alpha to Omega.
For the next Literary Lunchbreak event, hear author and New Yorker copyeditor Mary Norris discuss her new memoir Greek to Me
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We Are Made of Earth, by Panos Karnezis  *** POSTPONED ***
Date: Tuesday 24 March 2020
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS
Details: Writer Panos Karnezis reads from and discusses his new novel, We Are Made of Earth, with author and journalist Nadia Marks.
We Are Made of Earth is a skilled blend of seductive linguistic simplicity and luminous moral depth, a timeless story of connection and disorientation, longing and self-doubt, as well as a profound comment on the emotional cost of peace and security.
Born in Greece in 1967, Panos Karnezis moved to England in 1992. He is the author of five previous books: Little Infamies (2002, a collection of connected short stories), and the novels The Maze (2004, shortlisted for the 2004 Whitbread First Novel Award), The Birthday Party (2007, shortlisted for the Encore Award 2009), The Convent (2010) and The Fugitives (2015). For further information and bookings please click here

A Greek Folk Journey – Travel, Culture and Gastronomy  *** POSTPONED ***
Date: Friday 24 Apil 2020
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS
Details: Terina Armenakis, the author of the book, is travelling from Greece to sign copies and discuss her work. “A Greek Folk Journey” will help you discover the real heart and soul of Greece and is the perfect guide for anyone who thirsts to discover the real Greece.

Interesting seasonal produce festivals also feature, such as cherry, watermelon, fig, mushroom, olive and wine festivals. Commercial and agricultural fairs, which have a local flavour and where entertainment and delicacies are offered to visitors, are described to entice you. And if that is not enough, A Greek Folk Journey serves up regional dishes, helping you to savour the flavours of glorious Greece.
Terina Kalogeropoulos Armenakis was born and raised in Ethiopia. Her life has been dedicated to promoting Ethiopia from her position as the Honorary Consul General of Ethiopia in Greece. She is also a founding member of several cultural, humanitarian and business associations and Honorary President of the Consular Corps in Greece.

One Summer in Crete  *** POSTPONED ***
Date: Tuesday 19 May 2020
Venue: The Hellenic Centre, 16-18 Paddington Street, W1U 5AS
Nadia Marks (nee Kitromilides) grew up in London but was born in Cyprus where her novel Secrets Under the Sun is set. An ex creative director and associate editor on a number of leading British women’s magazines, she is now a novelist and works as a freelance writer for several national and international publications.

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