The Anglo-Swedish Society of Gothenburg was founded in 1920. Our objective is to promote transnational heritage, good relations and understanding between Great Britain and Sweden through support for business and cultural exchange.

For more information write to info@angloswedish.se   We can also be found on facebook: AngloSwedish Gothenburg


Membership fee 150:- per year – Please email membership@angloswedish.se with your name, email and postal address and details of your payment to the – Anglo-Swedish Society – , plusgiro 242700-3 Bank Account: Danske Bank 1235-01-06314 Anglo Swedish Society



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Shakespeare at the English School

Shakespeare at the English School

Mini Shakespeare.
Members are warmly invited to see ESG Year 3 students perform 15 minute versions of The Tempest and Midsummer Night’s Dream. (Directed by their Year 6, 7 and 8 peers)
You are welcome to any of the three occasions below:
Monday 29th April 08.45. Penultimate dress rehearsal.  
Tuesday 30th April 08.45 Final dress rehearsal.  
Thursday 2nd May 18.30 Performance to parents.  

It is very important we have an idea of numbers so please let us know at info@theenglishschool.se
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Events calendar – write to events@angloswedish.se

  • 2nd May 18:30 – Mini Shakespeare at the English School, Gothenburg
  • 17th May 12:15 – Lunchtime concert with Martin Apple at the English Church
  • 20th May 18:00 – All My Sons – theatre visit to NTLive at Bio Roy FB event
  • 21st May 18:30 – Book Club ELB(A) – Candide Meetup event
  • 6th July 12:00 – Get-together-in-the-park Villa Belparc, Slottsskogen + Treasure Hunt in English style.
  • Sept. – Meet the Author at the Gothenburg Book Fair. British authors attending are: Max Porter / Raoul Martinez / Tessa Hadley / Maggie O’Farrell / Peter Robinson / Caitlin Moran / Kate Davies /  Helen Pankhurst CBE
  • 15th Nov Annual Dinner (NQAC) – celebrating 300 year anniversary of the end of the Golden Age of Pirates and the British Baltic Fleet commanded by Admiral Sir John Norris.

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ELB(A) English Language Book club

girl with books

Our book club has a MeetUp page MeetUp.com/ELBexA/. We meet on the third Tuesday of the month starting at 18:30. There are usally about 8 to 10 people at any one meeting. We discuss the book for about one hour and then ‘fika’.


Final book before the summer

May 21   Candide  (Voltaire, 1759)   “Tout est pour le mieux dans le meilleur des mondes possibles.” / Everything is for the best in the best of all possible worlds.


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ETN(A) English theatre / culture


The Anglo-Swedish Society organizes group visits to English language theatre including the National Theatre Live events at Bio Roy. Discounted seats are available for members.  Please contact John at events@angloswedish.se

See our Meetup site for current details https://www.meetup.com/National-Theatre-Live-in-Gothenburg/


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If you want some Great British food we recommend the following in Gothenburg.

Robert’s Taste of Britain

Roberts taste of Britain

Serving Fish and Chips, Burgers and Chicken Curry.

Robert gets about – have Food Truck will travel – best to visit his facebook page to find out where he is at them moment: https://www.facebook.com/robertsbrittishfood/

Robert also beings a taste of Britain to the Gothenburg British Club.

You can get a real British banger from Brian and Niclas at Slakthuset, Olskrokens torg.

Brian & Niclas Slaktarehuset

Korv United

Talk to Mats and Simon at Magasinsgatan 17 , Gothenburg about genuine Taylors & Jones British style sausages cooked for you!  (T&J can also be found in selected CoOp stores)

korv united

If you are looking for fish and chips in Kungstorget – you have to wait until the Spring. The Food Truck will be back but under new management. simons fish n chips_sm


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