This two-day online event is comprised of a conference, workshops and masterclasses focusing on material knowledge management and material waste management: 29–30 March 2021.
The largest celebration of science and technology in Greece returns this year from 27–29 March 2021 in a new digital format and will transport us to the ‘era of heroes’. Tune in online!
On the occasion of the bicentenary of the Greek Revolution of 1821, we invite students aged 9–18 to take part in Never Such Innocence’s new competition. Deadline for entries: 26 March 2021
Join us online for the 10th CoMuseum International Conference, which will explore current issues in the museum and cultural sector: 2–4 December 2020.
Want to study in the UK? Join our virtual Study UK fair and meet more than 60 UK universities online from 19 October to 13 November 2020.
To celebrate this year’s European Day of languages, we’re delighted to invite you to a multilingual digital scavenger hunt on Saturday 26 September 2020.
Join us on 24 September for a webinar we are organising to explore circular and sustainable materials and how they resonate in different cultures.
In partnership with INNOVATHENS powered by Samsung, we invite you to take part in a series of free presentation skills webinars: 17 June–8 July 2020
Thank you to all of the teachers and parents who shared the competition with their students and children. Find out about the winners.
At a time when theatres across the globe are closed to the public, the National Theatre has launched National Theatre at Home, bringing world-class theatre to audiences worldwide for free.
Do your :bit is a challenge for children and teens aged 8–14 around the world to combine creativity and technology in solutions for the Global Goals. Deadline for entries: 28 February 2020
This two-day event focuses on building stronger ties between the fashion, design and crafts industries and creating a more sustainable and ethical ecosystem. Athens: 27 & 28 February 2020
Join us at our Education Exhibitions in Patras, Ioannina, Volos and Heraklion Crete and meet representatives from UK institutions here in Greece: 25–28 February 2020.
Are you the future of journalism? Apply for the Future News Worldwide conference and gain access to talks and training from high-profile industry leaders. Deadline: 14 February 2020
We’re delighted to invite you to join our new Writing Groups, which we are running for the eighth consecutive year at our Athens office. Application deadline: 3 January 2020
The International School Award is an international accreditation that recognises commitment to developing global citizenship in young people. Apply by 29 November 2019.
The conference will explore how museums can be places of intercultural dialogue, activism and community engagement. Athens: 20 & 21 November | Thessaloniki: 22 November 2019
We are delighted to support the Thessaloniki International Film Festival this year with a tribute to British filmmaker Joanna Hogg: 31 October–10 November 2019.
Writers Vanessa Kisuule and Pavlina Marvin join forces in a poetry and spoken word performance as part of our 80th anniversary celebrations in Greece. Athens: 30 October 2019
Our Study UK Education Exhibitions are a unique opportunity to meet representatives from UK institutions of higher education. Postponed until further notice.
We invite you to an exhibition by Forensic Architecture, the research group based at Goldsmiths that was nominated for the 2018 Turner Prize. Athens: 27 September–23 November 2019
Join us at European Researchers’ Night, an annual event celebrating science and research, which takes place simultaneously in several hundred cities across Europe. Athens: 27 September 2019
British comedy icon and legendary Monty Python member John Cleese is coming to Athens on 20 September 2019 to perform at the Odeon of Herodes Atticus for the first time.
Join us at this year’s festival, which features the most talked-about premières, documentaries, special screenings and tributes, as well as concerts, parties and more: 18–29 September 2019.
We’re delighted to join forces with EUNIC Thessaloniki and the Mikros Vorras theatre company in organising an educational programme based on Homer’s ‘Odyssey’: September–December 2019.
We’re delighted to join forces with the Kalamata International Dance Festival again this year and invite you to performances by two groundbreaking British dance companies: 20–28 July 2019.
We are delighted to announce our first collaboration with Plisskën Festival. Together, we are teaming up with Boiler Room for a summer evening at the festival opening! Athens: 25 June 2019
Join us at a series of film screenings we’re organising in partnership with the Athens Open Air Film Festival as part of our 80th anniversary celebrations: 13 June–2 September 2019.
As part of our 80th anniversary celebrations, we are organising a series of activities around the Special Award: UK Country of Honour at this year’s Public Book Awards. Athens: 13 June 2019
Passionate about writing? Apply for one or more of our creative writing courses taking place in Athens and Thessaloniki: 3–15 June 2019.
The Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival – one of the city’s longest running music festivals – is celebrating its 19th successive year with seven music-filled days. Athens: 27 May–2 June 2019
‘Sharing Perama’ aims to create links between the people of Perama and contemporary art practice, and provide opportunities for reflection, dialogue and debate. Perama: 10 May 2019
As part of our 80th anniversary celebrations in Greece, we are delighted to invite you to meet UK crime fiction writer Clare Mackintosh. Athens: 9 May 2019 | Thessaloniki: 10 May 2019
We are organising a three-day workshop on writing for young audiences taught by British playwright Jemma Kennedy in collaboration with the National Theatre of Greece. Athens: 4–7 April 2019
Relax and Release, a not-to-be-missed interactive digital installation created to encourage movement and play, will be exhibited at the Athens Science Festival. Athens: 3–7 April 2019
Join us at the screening of Richard Eyre’s beautiful production of Verdi’s ‘La Traviata’, currently the most performed opera in the world. Athens: 8 & 12 March 2019
Join us at this two-day event that brings expertise in crafts together with innovation and new technologies as applied to fashion and design. Athens: 1 & 2 February 2019
We’re delighted to invite you to join our new Writing Groups, which we are running for the seventh consecutive year at our Athens office. Application deadline: 9 January 2019
World-renowned primatologist Dr Jane Goodall is visiting Greece to share with us her ‘Reasons for Hope’. Thessaloniki: 9 December | Athens: 10 December | Heraklion, Crete: 11 December 2018
The conference will explore how museums can become more relevant to their communities by creating a culture of collaboration. Athens: 29 November | Thessaloniki: 30 November 2018
We’re delighted to join forces once again with the Thessaloniki International Film Festival, which features three films from the UK this year: 1–11 November 2018.
We’re supporting the 6th Athens Biennale (AB6) – entitled ‘ANTI’ – which features more than 100 international artists, media creators and theorists: 26 October–9 December 2018.
Are you a medical, nursing or health care graduate or professional looking for training or employment in the UK? Join us at our fairs! Thessaloniki: 20 October 2018 | Athens: 21 October 2018
As part of the 9th Athens Avant Garde Film Festival programme (AΑGFF), we are proud to announce a retrospective tribute to Chinese-British filmmaker Xiaolu Guo. Athens: 18–28 October 2018
Theatre critic, journalist and writer Lyn Gardner is visiting Greece in order to explore the cultural scene and reflect on its relationship with Europe and the UK. Athens: 4 October 2018
Join us at the National Library of Greece, where you’ll have the chance to meet renowned European writers and listen to them read extracts from their work. Athens: 29 September 2018
George Georgiou presents his most recent work in the form of a dialogue with Thessaloniki photographer Yannis Stylianou. Thessaloniki: 25 September–25 October 2018
The 24th Athens International Film Festival will immerse Athens in a ten-day cinematic celebration, featuring over 100 films from all over the world: 19–30 September 2018.
Join us at a series of film screenings we’re organising as part of the Athens Open Air Film Festival, featuring a selection of the best British book adaptations: 15 June–29 August 2018.
The Athens Technopolis Jazz Festival – one of the city’s most important cultural events – is celebrating its 18th successive year with seven music-filled days. Athens: 4–10 June 2018
Passionate about writing? Apply for one or more of our creative writing courses taking place in Athens and Thessaloniki: 4–29 June 2018.
In partnership with State of Concept, we’re organising a screening of multimedia artist Rachel Maclean’s film ‘Feed Me’ followed by a discussion of the film and her work. Athens: 24 May 2018
Join us at the exhibition opening and awards ceremony for the Greek students who took part in the Never Such Innocence poetry, art and music competition. Thessaloniki: 12 May–16 June 2018
Greek and international publishers, authors, editors and artists will present their work through a series of talks, performances and book signings. Athens: 11 May–30 November 2018
We’re delighted to announce the organisation of this forum, which aims to examine the potential implications of Brexit on existing and future TNE opportunities in Greece. Athens: 10 May 2018
We're delighted to announce our participation in Athens 2018 World Book Capital with a rich programme of literary activities, which we are co-organising with the Municipality of Athens.
‘Cave of Sounds’ connects music’s origins with the music hacker scene. Eight instruments are exhibited in a circle to be played by the audience collaboratively. Athens: 25–29 April 2018
Don’t miss award-winning writer Dennis Kelly’s acclaimed play ‘Orphans’ at the National Theatre of Northern Greece: 14 April–3 June 2018.
Do the visual arts have a role to play in university life? Can you imagine Athens as a green city? Don’t miss this exhibition at the Agricultural University of Athens: 27 March–15 June 2018.
The world’s first global, digital LGBT film festival is back from 21 March to 1 April 2018 – brought to you for a fourth year by the British Council and the British Film Institute (BFI).
Find out about ‘Safe surfing and internet addiction’ at our next Café Scientifique talk with our invited speakers. Thessaloniki: 12 March 2018
If you’re a School Head, Educator or Agent interested in meeting accredited UK ELT centres, register for our networking event and explore ways of working together. Athens: 21 January 2018
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