Vilmos Gryllus
Kossuth and Prima Primissima prize winner musician, performer and composer

Ilona Gallne Groh - Forrai Katalin prize winner, music teacher and creator of the "Ringato" methodology

Renata Buday

Teaching assistant and Craft teacher

Jazmin Hudak

Hungarian Language for children

8-14 years old and adults

Katalin Hegedus

Hungarian Language for children 5-8 years old

Polla Rashbrook

Hungarian Language and Music for children 0-3 years old

Maria Chambers

Hungarian Language and Music for Children 0-5 years old

Our patrons

Our teachers

  • Supporting Children with Hungarian roots to improve their language skills
  • Providing a platform for adults to learn the Hungarian language
  • Preserving and maintaining the Hungarian culture for those living in the UK
  • Giving support to parents who are raising bi-lingual children
  • Supporting Hungarian families who have recently moved into the area

Our objectives

Our Patrons


Our patrons provide us inspiration and professional support. We can access their music and methods to use in our teaching, they provide  personal connections, recommendations and advice.  They also visit us in Guildford from time to time, creating wonderful atmosphere and lasting memories for our members and guests.

Our Team


Our team of four Trustees looks after the sound management of the organisation and seeks new opportunities for development and growth. Over 20 volunteers assist them in the running of the regular sessions and events.

Our Teachers


Our teachers and group leaders run their respective groups with enthusiastic dedication, appropriate professional background and experience. All group leaders and volunteers speak Hungarian as a mother tongue, have an Enhanced DSB check as well as references, and regularly take part in trainings.


Registered Charity in England and Wales #1144110

Company Limited by Guarantee #7606402 

Registered Office: 2 Elles Avenue, Guildford GU1 2QH

Margaret Oliver

Chairman of the British Kodaly Academy with 23 years of experience in teaching music for young children

Dr Beata Paszthy

Director of the Hungarian Cultural Centre in London 2012-2015. A leading child psychiatrist by profession, she has extensive experience in the promotion of Hungarian culture.

Veronika Marek

Jozsef Attila prize winner writer and graphic artist famous for her children's books

Tamas Ferencz

Hungarian Folk Dance for children and adults

Our sponsors

Hungarian Cultural Association

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