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.

We can also be found on facebook: AngloSwedish Gothenburg  and on Twitter:  @angloswedish


Posted in Various

A Get Together in the park – 1st July

Summer get together

1 July 2017 (12.00-16.00)
The ANGLO-SWEDISH SOCIETY and the BRITISH CLUB will have a “Summer Get Together” – Villa Belparc, Slottskogen.

Non-members are especially welcome – please come along and find out more about what we do.

Bring your friends and family and mingle in good company! There will also be an English style treasure hunt in the park for all the family, with prizes!


Prizes awarded at Villa Belparc on 1st July.  Prises supplied by the English Shop in Linétreasure hunt prizes

Posted in Uncategorized

St Andrew’s Church Bazaar/Garden Party

plenty of preserves_StA2015Sat 27 May (11.00-15.00) Church bazaar/garden party

St Andrew’s Church

This is a chance to stock up on home made jams and marmalades, bread and fruit cake. Plus plants and refreshments. Second hand books fill the pews.

Not to be missed

Posted in Uncategorized

Macbeth at Wendelsbergs teaterfestival

Sunday 28th May  50:- for one play – 100:- for the day (5 shows)

Macbeth är den tragiska berättelsen om en människas väg till absolut makt och de ödesdigra konsekvenserna det bär med sig.

Siri Bolin
Matilda Dock
Elias Åkerman
Andreas Axelsson
Jesper Fransson
Sally Celander

Regi: John Thomsen

Söndag 28/5 
12.30 Prins Charles känsla
14.30 Heterofil
16.00 Sånger till en ny värld
18.00 Utvandrarna
19.30 Macbeth



Posted in Uncategorized

Musical Images by Miguel Sousa

Miguel Sousa 30June picPianist Miguel Sousa (USA) – piano recital called Musical Images

Friday, June 30, 12h15 pm,

Saint Andrew’s Church (Hvitfeldtsplatsen 2, 411 20 Göteborg).

Schumann, Bartok, Ravel, Mendelssohn, and Prokofiev.  Each work has a specific image and story behind the music.

Miguel Sousa has performed extensively throughout Europe and America. He has received the Lia Tortora award and a full scholarship to pursue his master degree in USA. Miguel is currently on the faculty of Texas A&M University.

This concert is part of the European Tour 2017, where Miguel is performing in more than 10 countries, such as Portugal, Spain, France, Belgium, Germany, Netherlands, Switzerland, Sweden, Norway, and UK.

This concert is free admission, but there will be an opportunity for a voluntary donation.

For more information about the recital, contact +46 31 711 19 15 or check http://www.standrews.se/.

For more information about the pianist, look at http://www.miguel-sousa.com.

Posted in Uncategorized

Group visits to English theatre at Bio Roy

nt-live-hero-image-templateGroup visits to theatre events at Bio Roy –  we are usually a group of about 12 people. All performances begin at 18.00
22/5   Obsession, (Barbican Theatre with Jude Law)
29/5   Who is afraid of Virginia Woolf? (with Imelda Staunton)
21/8 – Angels in America – Part I: Millennium Approaches (National Theatre)
28/8 – Angels in America – Part II: Perestroika (National Theatre)

Memebers sign up via our GoogleDocs EVENTS PAGE  (http://tinyurl.com/ASwS-events) or contact John at events@angloswedish.se

Posted in Uncategorized

ELB(A) English Language Book club


We meet in Haga  approximately once per month.

  • 16 May – Betsey Brown by Ntozake Shange (1985) 212 pages

If you want to join the book club please go to our MeetUp page http://www.meetup.com/ELBexA/. Despite a large number of members on MeetUp we are usally about 8 to 10 people at any one meeting. We usually discuss the book for about one hour and then ‘fika’.


New book list coming in June.


Posted in Uncategorized

If you want a little bit of England we recommend Fish and Chips – there are two places to choose from in Gothenburg.

You can’t buy happiness in Sweden but you can buy fish and chips and that is kind of the same thing. simons fish n chips_sm Simon the master chef is now providing happiness at Kungstorget Fish and Chips!

Simon is usually open 11:30 – 15:00

http://www.fishnchips.se     http://4sq.com/1BeKAgZ


Why not try Robert’s Taste of Britain

Roberts taste of Britain

On Thursdays Robert and Heléne are at Älvsåkersvägen 642 serving Fish and Chips, Burgers and Chicken Curry.

Robert will also be at the Easter market at Tjolöholms Slott
for 5 days starting on Skärtorsdagen!



Posted in Various