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24 April 2020 (16:00 - 16:00)
CoScan AGM Gothenburg

30 April 2020 (18:30 - 19:30)
Annual General Meeting

30 April 2020 (19:00 - 23:30)
Valborg 2020

17 June 2020 (10:30 - 18:00)
Royal Ascot

10 October 2020 (19:00 - 23:59)
Gothenburg Centenary

22 October 2020 (18:30 - 18:53)
Anglo-Danish Dinner

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Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize

The Anglo-Swedish Society are delighted to announce that their scholar – Kira Phoenix K’inan, has been shortlisted for Ashurst Emerging Artist Prize 2019


… and the exhibition is now open to the public! Ashurst’s aim in sponsoring the Emerging Artist Prize and Emerging Artist Programme is to find, build and support the careers of talented international...

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Carl Florman’s memoirs – Book launch

Carl Florman (1886-1963) served as Sweden’s first ever Airforce Attaché to the United Kingdom in 1922-23. The following year, he co-founded AB Aerotransport (later Scandinavian Airlines) with his brother Adrian. The Florman family and the Royal Air Force Club co-hosted the event. The chairman opened the evening, Mark Florman spoke about his Grandfather, Elisabet Baldwin...

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Royal Ascot

Members and friends of the Anglo-Swedish Society were invited to attend the City University Club’s Royal Ascot Event. A coach had been booked to take us from London to the Ascot Racecourse directly with complimentary nibbles and drinks. Upon arriving, we were greeted and welcomed into the Silk Lawns at the CUC’s tent with a...

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Brexit tech seminar

Members of the Anglo-Swedish Society and the Society of Swedish Engineers in Great Britain attended a seminar on london’s post-Brexit role for Swedish tech firms at Buck’s club. Speaker and panel coordinator Dr. Patrik Kärrberg (UCL / Entrepreneur) was joined by Professor Jonathan Liebenau and Dr. Jonathan Dann. A three-course dinner was served after the seminar.

Valborg 2019

Members and guests returned to the Society’s favourite location for the annual Valborg dinner: Charles Barry’s historic and exquisite library at the Travellers Club. The society’s music scholar Amie Foon (mezzo-soprano) gave a performance accompanied by pianist Nicole Johnson. Grace was said by the Reverend Teresia Derlén, Alexander Malmaeus welcomed members and guests, the Very...

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100th Annual General Meeting

The Society’s 100th Annual General Meeting was chaired by its president, Baroness Maddock, at the Travellers Club. The President opened the meeting by welcoming all members. The whole Council was re-elected with the exception of Christian Kåberg who did not seek re-election due to work commitments and was thanked for his valuable contribution. Peter Floyd,...

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Ńorthern Lights Symphony Ørchestra

The Society sponsored the Ńorthern Lights Symphony Ørchestra in London for a Swedish Baroque music concert which featured Bojan Cicis (Academy of Ancient Music) and Ensemble Sylvatica on the 9th April at St. Martin-In-The-Fields in Trafalgar Square. The concert raised a huge amount of funding for the following four children’s Charities: Great Ormond Street, Richard...

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The London run of SAGA

The Anlgo-Swedish Society are proud to have sponsored the London-run of SAGA, an original adaptation of August Strindberg’s surrealist, expressionist piece of theatre, 1901 A Dream Play. It is a 60 minute, bi-lingual (English and Swedish) revival of this classic play. With sold-out audiences and ★★★★ reviews, they were able bring together a balanced audience of...

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Reciprocal Club Offerings

Members now have the opportunity to become corporate members of the Royal Overseas League! For £425/year you will get full membership rights to use all club facilities, attend club events and book accommodation. The ROSL is excellently located in the heart of Clubland on St James’s Street with 60 bedrooms and 100 reciprocal clubs worldwide....

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Anglo-Danish Society Supper and Concert

The evening started with a delicious supper in the magnificent salons at Draper’s Hall. The guests then moved to the concert venue where young, talented musicians from Guildhall School of Music or Royal College of Music entertained us with a rich and varied programme. The evening was a great success and we were grateful to...

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Flauguissimo Duo album launch

Members of the Anglo-Swedish Society were invited to the launch of the new album “A Salon Opera” by Flauguissimo Duo – Yu-Wei Hu (fute) & Johan Löfving (guitar). This period flute and guitar ensemble made their resonus debut with this unique programme of works. The performative event took place in the beautiful Swedish Church in...

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Hatt et Söner Champagne tasting

Hatt et Söner invited 12 Anglo-Swedish Society members to a Champagne tasting at the prestigious 67 Pall Mall wine club in Mayfair. On arrival, guests were given a glass of Champagne, followed by an introduction to the story behind Hatt et Söner Champagne house. Later on, the concept of personal vintage concept was explained to...

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