The Anglo-Swedish Society of Gothenburg was founded in 1920. Its object is to promote and further good relations and understanding between English- and Swedish-speaking communities. For more information write to info@angloswedish.se   We can also be found on facebook: AngloSwedish Gothenburg


Membership costs only 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

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They Shall Not Grow Old

The Anglo-Swedish Society of Gothenburg and the English School Gothenburg are proud to present:

They Shall Not Grow Old Date

“They Shall Not Grow Old” Directed by: Peter Jackson

Date: 22nd Nov.(Thursday) Doors open 17.45 Film starts 18.30 (Runtime: 99 min)

Tickets: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/film-they-shall-not-grow-old-tickets-52174718989

Cost: Free of charge – honesty box for coffee and biscuits

Location: The English School Gothenburg, Redegatan 2, Västra Frölunda.

Parking: 40 spaces.

Tram: Number 11 to Hagen.

Buses to Krokebacksgatan or Fågelvägen.
Trailer: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=OXMhv7E0o7c

Directed by Peter Jackson. A documentary about World War I with never-before-seen footage to commemorate the centennial of the end of the war.

Using the latest digital technology celebrated filmmaker Peter Jackson (The Hobbit, Lord of the Rings) has restored and colourised original archive film shot during the First World War to create an extraordinary new film telling stories of life on the front line.

THEY SHALL NOT GROW OLD is a feature length film crafted from Imperial War Museums’ extensive archive, alongside BBC and IWM interviews with servicemen who fought in the conflict. Footage has been transformed through modern production techniques to present incredible and previously unseen detail – bringing history to life and creating a vital new connection for contemporary audiences. 

In cooperation with the British Council    B Council logo green


The nearest tram stop is: Hagen – take the number 11 (going west towards Saltholmen). The tram takes 26 minutes from the Central Railway Station and the School is about a 10 minute walk from the stop.

The English School

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Brexit town-hall UPDATE meeting

The AngloSwedish Society of Gothenburg and the Society for International Affairs  hosted the third Gothenburg Brexit Update Town Hall meeting 12 Nov 2018. The British Ambassador Mr David Cairns gave an update on the current situation and answer questions concerning the final round of the Brexit negotiations.

A video of the Brexit update meeting in Stockholm can be found here

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Visit our Face Book Even page here for further updates HERE



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Edward Elgar

Edward Elgar 18 Nov

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Richard III at Trixter




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ELB(A) English Language Book club

girl with books

Our book club has a MeetUp page http://www.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’.


ELB(A): MEETING DATES   2018-2019

(Third Tuesday of the month, 18:30)


Nov 20     Frankenstein  (Mary Shelley, 1818)


Jan 15,     The End of Eternity  (Isaac Asimov, 1955)

Feb 19     Our Man in Havana  (Graham Greene, 1958)

Mar 19    Northanger Abbey (The Austen Project #2)  (Val McDermid, 2014)

Apr 16     A History of the World in 10½ chapters  (Julian Barnes, 1989)

May 21   Candide  (Voltaire, 1759)  


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Theatre from England – NT Live

nt-live-hero-image-templateGroup visits to theatre events at Bio Roy –  we are usually a group of about 12 people.

Discounted seats for members.



Lear George Autumn 2018


A new season starts in September – keep an eye on this page for details.
Memebers sign up via our GoogleDocs EVENTS PAGE  (http://tinyurl.com/ASwS-events) or contact John at events@angloswedish.se

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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)

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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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