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.
Eivor Martinus: In the Shadow of a Saint
2 November 2021 (19:00 - 20:00)
The renowned author Eivor Martinus will speak (in English) about her recent book I Skuggan av ett Helgon explores the role Swedish Saint Birgitta’s (c 1303 – 1373) daughter Katarina (c. 1332 – 1381) played in her life and how she was instrumental in the foundation of the Bridgettine convent. Without her, St. Birgitta would…
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.
15 June 2022 (10:30 - 18:00)
Ascot Racecourse, High Street
In 2019, the City University Club invited members of the Anglo-Swedish Society and their guests to join them at Royal Ascot, and it is hoped that this will be repeated in 2022. If so, tickets will include access to the club’s marquee, the Queen Anne Enclosure and a picnic for two. 10.30am – Gates Open…