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

100 years of the Anglo-Swedish Society (2.30 min Video)

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


Membership fee 150:- per year – Membership fees paid in 2020 will be valid for 2021. 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 ( note that the Danske Bank account is now closed)

AGM 2021

The AGM 2021 was held on Tuesday 30th March. The minutes will be available here soon. The AGM 2020 minutes, Chairmans report and Agenda 2021 are available here.

Financial report 2020  ASSGOT Financial Report 2020.docx

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A meet in the park – 11th July 2021 (now on Sunday due to rain)

Slottsskogen_for-treasure-hunt-2021 sidways

If you need to get out and get a bit of exercise we are going to meet in Slottsskogen on 11th July 12.00 for a get-together – in real life – socially distanced of course.

There will also be a treasure hunt that can be done on the day of on-line if you are have not managed to get vaccinated yet.


The Anglo-Swedish Society and the British Club will have their annual ‘get-together in the park’ this Sunday (11th July) at Villa Belparc 12.00-15.00

Villa Belparc told us yesterday that they are open for groups, although the terrace (where we usually meet) is now part of the restaurant and the indoor café is still closed. However we can meet in the large covered area beyond the terrace which has plenty of outdoor seating.

The treasure hunt questions and map are attached to this mail. You are welcome to start the treasure hunt before Sunday. The answers will be available on Sunday at 15.00.

Good luck and we hope to see you in the park.

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CoScan newsletter 1/2021

The summer 2021 edition of CoScan Magazine is now available – this can be accessed here in pdf or on ISSUU

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“Frank Heller and England”

Resa till London för Frank Heller-sällskapet

14-16 oktober 2021

Anmälan  & kontakt:

Niklas Nilsson BK Travel Solutions Tfnnr 040-60 60 220
Mail: info@bktravelsolutions.se  


Wilhelm Engström, is a Committee Member of the Frank Heller Society and editor and co-author of the recently published book “Frank Heller och England”
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Centenary Dinner

The Anglo-Swedish Society of Gothenburg will celebrate it’s 100th anniversary in style and with as many friends as possible. Therefore, we will wait until social gatherings are safe again before celebrating our 100th. Watch this space!

The Gothic Pillar Hall (Pelarsalen) is one of Gothenburg’s most beautiful and exclusive premises. It has been the most important party and ballroom locations for Gothenburg Society.
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ELB(A) English Language Book club

girl with books

Our book club has a MeetUp page MeetUp.com/ELBexA/. We have moved out meetings on-line so that we can continue to meet and discuss good books. We meet on the third Tuesday of the month starting at 18:30. There are usually about 8 to 10 people at any one meeting. Some people have discovered that they prefer to meet on-line and members who have moved away from Gothenburg can now still participate.

We have a summer recess and begin again in September.

The Eight books for the new season were chosen by members at the Book-storming event in June.

This is the list for 2021/2
Sept. 21, 2021 Robinson (Muriel Spark, 1958)

Oct. 19, 2021 The Sympathizer (Viet Thanh Nguyen, 2015)

Nov. 16, 2021 The Color Purple (Alice Walker, 1982)

Jan. 18, 2022 The Invention of Morel (Adolfo Bioy Casares, 1940)

Feb. 15, 2022 A Mercy (Toni Morrison, 2008)

Mar. 15, 2022 The Heart Is a Lonely Hunter   (Carson McCullers, 1940)

April 19, 2022 Hamnet (Maggie O’Farrell, 2020)

May 17, 2022 To the Lighthouse (Virginia Woolf, 1927)

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

The all new British Shop

Inside the Antikhallarna on Västra Hamngatan 6 – right by Domkyrkan tram stop. Hemsida: https://www.facebook.com/pg/TheBritishShopGothenburg

Come in and talk to Paul and Rosie. You can even fika in gallery.

Open weekdays and Saturday until 4pm

The British Shop hittar du i anrika Antikhallarna på Västra Hamngatan. Här finns utöver brittiska godsaker ett tiotal butiker med 10 000-tals antikviteter och samlarobjekt som möbler, porslin och konst, och ett populärt café!

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

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