Events of interest to our members form an important part of the Anglo-Swedish Society's agenda. Some 12-15 are organized every year and highlighted in our newsletters, produced three times yearly. Although there is often an obvious Swedish connection, we take the view that members meeting up and getting to know each other is the key factor in these popular get-togethers. The events are often combined with a lunch, dinner or evening drinks. To apply for ticket, go to the Payment section.


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River Kings

20 May 2021 (17:30 - 18:30)

Dr Jarman is a bioarchaeologist and field archaeologist specialising in the Viking Age, and Viking Age women. In the book which is a riveting piece of historical detective work, Cat Jarman investigates how a Viking ‘Carnelian’ bead from twenty-first century England leads to eighth-century Baghdad, and proves that the Norse warriors travelled much further than…

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Frank Heller and England

1 June 2021 (18:00 - 19:15)

Frank Heller was the pen name of the Swedish writer Gunnar Serner (1886 – 1947), who wrote adventure books, many of which were set in England. Gunnar had a chequered past and Professor Wilhelm Engström, a member of the Anglo-Swedish Society in Gothenburg and of the Frank Heller Society, will give a talk about the…

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Nordic Art

11 June 2021 (11:00 - 11:45)
Aeon Gallery, 20 Heath Street

Cadogan Fine Arts and Clase Fine Art are pleased to invite members of the Anglo-Swedish Society for a private view and coffee morning. Their selling exhibition will include works from the eighteenth century to the present day by artists from the Nordic countries. Approximately half of the works to be shown are by Swedish artists.…

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Valborg 2022

22 April 2022 (19:00 - 23:30)
Travellers Club, 106 Pall Mall, London SW1Y 5E

The welcome return of our traditional Valborg dinner will be a week early in order to avoid the May Bank Holiday. We will welcome spring and sing with extra gusto, accompanied by the Society’s music scholar. Details to follow.