A Get-together in the park – Saturday 2nd July 2022

This year we will again have an in-person get-together in Slottsskogen. This is a great opportunity to meet other members, old friends and meet new ones. We will meet on Saturday 2nd July  at 12.00 somewhere within ¨Villa Belparc (depends what spaces are free).

There will also be an English style treasure hunt for the energetic ones. HERE are the questions to the map below.  The winners will receive prizes generously donated by the British Shop in Gothenburg https://www.facebook.com/TheBritishShopGothenburg

The answers and the winner will be given on Saturday by 15.00 at Vila Belparc and posted here in August. 

We hope to see you in the park at 12.00.


SATURDAY 8th July– Romeo och Julia at Shake it by the sea.

On the lawn at Hovås Kallbadhus htt ps://www.shakeitbythesea.se/

by: William Shakespeare; Director: Lasse Beischer (from 123 Schtunk)

A thrilling fast-paced one-act play full of improvisation and a large dose of audience contact. A fun-filled encounter with a 400-year-old play as relevant now as then. Before the show, there will be entertainment with troubadours & readings of the area’s finest love letters!

PROGRAMME:  https://www.shakeitbythesea.se/8-juli-2022/

18:00 Trubadur & kärleksbrev;

19:00 Romeo och Julia; (NB: performance in Swedish)   

20.00 After Love in the Event barn

Latest information on Instagram @shakeitbythesea   Ticket price 150 – 250 kr. Tickets:


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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 fee for 2022 is now due. 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)

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CoScan newsletter 1/2022

NEW  CoScan magazine 2022/1:   https://www.coscan.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2022/06/CoScan-Magazine-2022-1.pdf

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Tree planting

To celebrate Her Majesty the Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, the British Ambassador to Sweden H.E. Ms Judith Gough and Lord Mayor of Gothenburg Anneli Rhedin planted an oak tree in Slottsskogen on 12th May as part of the Queen’s Green Canopy initiative. The tree can be seen at (57.688597371656996, 11.948678953211768) approximately at the junction of Museivägen and Slottskogspromenad.

“Plant a Tree for the Jubilee”


With thanks to the City of Gothenburg for making the tree planting possible.

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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.

Edited by John on May 22, 2022


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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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