Home » Events

Events

***WE ARE NOW ON A BREAK – WE ARE BACK IN OCTOBER***

Our classes take part every Thursday at 19:00-20:00 and performing  group rehearsals (by invitation only) at 20:00 at Somers Town Community Centre, 150 Ossulston Street, NW1 1EE

Autumn term: 5th October -14th December 

 

Festivals

The Cork Choral and Folk Festival (1986);  the South Bank Festival of Traditional Arts (1987);  the Arundel Festival (1989);  Glasgow – Cultural Capital of Europe Greek Gala (1990);  the Festival of Dance 91 at the Royal Festival Hall; Pontardawe International Folk Festival in Wales (1992).  The Group has also represented Greece at the Folk Dance Competition in the Llangollen International Eisteddfod (1994), placed 5th out of 25, and in the International Festival of Cantonigros /Spain (1996) where it won a prize in the Folk Dance Section. In 1997, Lyra Greek Dancers represented the Greeks of Great Britain in the International Festival of the Greek Diaspora, in Herodes Atticus Theatre in Athens, Greece. The group has also participated in the 44th Sidmouth International Festival (1998); the Ballina Festival in Ireland (1998, 2000); and the 36th Europeade in Bayreuth, Germany (1999). In April 2000, the group performed at Alexandria and at the Cairo Opera House in Egypt. In March 2003, a performance was held in the Royal Palm Hotel, Dar EsSalaam, Tanzania. The Kadikoy Annual Folkdance Festival in Istanbul, Turkey was attended in June 2001, 2003 & 2007.

Past performances – 2017

9th July 2017 – Performance and Workshop – Friends of Bury Lodge Park Summer Fete, London

Bury Lodge 2017

2nd July 2017 – Performance and Workshop – 1st Greek Festival organised by the Greek Orthodox Community of Milton Keynes
Message from the organiser’s: “It has been lovely to have you around, you gave our event the identity we wanted and transferred your energy to us with your vibrant colours of your costumes and dance moves. A must for any future event, and everyone enjoyed it! Hope to see you back in MK soon!”  

Photo Credit: Samuel Dore

greekfoodfestival2017_09

24th June 2017 – Performance and Workshop, Epping. Private Event.

20170624_195452

27th May – Performance and Workshop at Goodenough College, London 
Message from the organiser: “Many thanks for coming to Goodenough. Everybody loved both your performance and the workshop. Thank you very much!”

17th March – Private birthday party, London

8th April – Private workshop – Wedding reception, London.
Message from the organiser: “What can we possible say? People will remember our wedding and notably your part of it forever. It was the cherry on the icing upon the cake. So so wonderful. Thank you, thank you for bringing extra magic to a wonderful day. Please pass on thanks to the whole team who came along on Saturday from us. Love Mark and Kyriakos x”

 IMG-20170409-WA0005

2016

17th September – Private birthday party, Sutton Valence, Kent
Message from the organiser: “Please accept my sincere gratitude and pass on my thanks and best wishes (and those of all the party-goers) to Lyra for everything you contributed to Kathy’s birthday celebrations.Everyone was full of praise for your leadership, sense of fun and the enjoyment that ensued and several thought that you all felt like old friends. Roy”

img_20160917_222801

16th July – Firs Farm Wetlands Summer Festival, Winchmore Hill, London

fb_img_1474493947785

2nd July – Greek night, organised by Hadlow Village, Kent

annayiannis

18th June – Private function, London

4th May – Interview on Living the Life show by Islam TV channel

img-20160504-wa0000

16th April – Private function, London

19th March – Goodenough College, Greek Night, London

screenshot_2016-03-20-16-50-25-1

2015

12th November – Private Workshop, School of All Relations, Camden Town, London

26th September – Private Function, Leigh-on-Sea
Message from the organiser: Dear Lyra Greek Dancers!! Just a quick note to say thank you so much for making our wedding day a true day to remember! The Greek dancing was absolutely fantastic!! And so memorable!! We and all of the guests, Greek and English, had an absolutely fantastic time dancing with you, especially Bill the Groom! I don’t think we could have got any more people on to the dance floor!!! Everyone really enjoyed it and you made my yiayia so happy too! I have never seen her smile so much!!!! It was absolutely brilliant! I will be sure to send you some of the professional photos when they come! Thank you!! Mr and Mrs Scott

12132641_996486543727270_1909332829627419409_o

21st September – Private Function, MTV’s Geordie Shore Show, Soho London

MTV - Geordie Shore

12th August – Private Function, Greek day @BlackRock, City of London

BlackRock, London

25th July – Radiomarathon Sumner Fete, Radiomarathon Center Supporting children and adults with learning disabilities, Enfield

Radiomarathon, Enfield

26th June – Private Function, Chobham
Chobham - Private Function

24th May – 34th International folkdance Festival, Mac Lennan Scottish Group, Kent

7th March – Goodenough College, Greek Night, London

Performance @Goodenough College @Goodenough College @GoodenoughCollege

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

13th February – Central & NW London NHS Foundation Trust – Mental Health Care Unit, Greek Cultural Day, London

13th Feb 13th February
8th February – Family Concert, Morley College, London

2014

August-Open Air Screening (Mamma Mia), Twickenham

May-Private function, London

April-Private function, London

Feb-Morley College, London

Past Events 

2011 – 2013

2001 – 2010

1990 – 2000

1986 – 1989

Advertisements