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Events – Current

Our classes are suspended, due to COVID -19


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.


7th July – Performance at Greek Festival at Milton Keynes


26th May – Private function at Raddison Blu Hotel, London
15th June – Private function at Anastasia Lodge Care Home, Southgate, London


19th March – Performance at International day at Francis Holland girls school, London

Francis Holland School March 2018

24th March – Performance & Workshop at Goodenough College, London

Goodenough College March 2018

30th March – Performance at Autumn Gardens Residential Care Home, London

19th May – Private Workshop at Loft Studios, London

26th May – Performance at Anastasia Lodge Residential Care Home, London

Anastasia Lodge Residential Care Home

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


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


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”



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”


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


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


18th June – Private function, London
4th May – Interview on Living the Life show by Islam TV channel


16th April – Private function, London
19th March – Goodenough College, Greek Night, London



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


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


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


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