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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Brexit Town-hall meeting in Gothenburg with the new Ambassador – Judith Gough.

3rd December 17:30 Registration is required via the EventBrite link below

Please register via this link: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/briefing-for-uk-nationals-tickets-80432960149


The new British Ambassador to Sweden, Judith Gough will be in Gothenburg to give an update on the implications of Brexit for UK nationals living and working here. She will be joined by representatives from Migrationsverket and Försäkringkassan.

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Carols night – Wednesday 18 Dec around 19.45

Restaurant Solrosen

Vegetarian Christmas Buffet with community singing in both English and Swedish.

St.Andrews choir and two professional solo singers are invited.

We will have a text sheet of songs to be performed in fixed order. But also individual singing and poetry reading is welcome!!!

The price is only 150 kr per person which includes wine, food, coffee and British mince pies.

Book a.s.a.p. as attendance is limited and we already have a lot of reservations!

Bookings to events@angloswedish.se or by phone to Birger Ekengren 031 992558

Pay: on site, OR to our plusgiro 242700-3, or Swish to 0739 308 339 (Birger)

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EVENTS Coming up

We have several opportunities to meet up in the near future. You are welcome to contact me if you need more information about these events.

Tue. 3rd Dec 17:30 BREXIT A Townhall meeting with Judith Gough, the new British Ambassador

Please note there are plans for a Brexit townhall meeting in Gothenburg with the new Ambassador – Judith Gough. You will be able to register for the event on the British Embassy Facebook page: https://www.facebook.com/Britishembassystockholm/

Wed. 4th Dec  18:00  Shakespeare in Popular culture – Talk in Swedish.  https://hagabion.se/filmer/shakespeare-i-popularkulturen/

Wed 18th Dec. c19:45 Carols night – Vegetarian Christmas Buffet with community singing of Christmas Songs in both English and Swedish. Cost 150:- members – You MUST book for this event!

Fri 20th Dec. Xmas choir concert w. Simon Phipps 19.00  Vasakyrkan. Price 200kr

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Putting the Will into Gothenburg

Shakespeare and popular culture

Wednesday, Nov 4th, 2019 at 6 PM – 8 PM A talk on Shakespeare and popular culture at Haga Bio – you can reserve tickets via HagaBio.se

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Anniversary Dinner

SAVE THE DATE 10th October 2020

The Anglo-Swedish Society of Gothenburg will celebrate it’s 100th anniversary in 2020.

The Duke of Edinburgh marks 60 years as patron for Anglo-Swedish Society in London2014.

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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 usually 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

Meetings are on the third Tuesday of the month at 18:30.

Sept 17
Late in the Day
Tessa Hadley (2019)

Oct 15
The New York Trilogy
Paul Auster (1987)

Nov 19
Do Androids Dream of Electric Sheep?
Philip K. Dick (1968)

** no meeting in December **

Jan 21
Zadie Smith (2012)

Feb 18
Song of Solomon
Toni Morrison (1977)

Mar 17
Fools of Fortune
William Trevor (1983)

Apr 21
Marilynne Robinson (2004)

May 19
Erlend Loe (2004)


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Bio Roy theatre meetup


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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