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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AGM, and Travelogue from Young Simon

The AGM will be followed by a presentation of a photographic trip to Switzerland and a visit to the home of Charlie Chaplin.

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After EU Exit

Information on What the Withdrawal Agreement and Transition Period Means for UK Nationals in Sweden

Please download this pamphlet on the how the Exit from EU will effect you.

The details of the final Exit agreement are expected by 31 December 2020, this pamphlet will help you to be prepared.

There is a Town Hall meeting with the Ambassador in Malmö on Monday 10th Feb. Please register on this EventBrit site http://bit.ly/2OoQFSn


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Anglo-Swedish Society 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.

18 Feb 18:30 ELB(A) book club – Song of Solomon by Toni Morrison

25 Feb 18:00 Tuesday: Annual General Meeting and Travellog of Switzerland

17 March 18:30 ELB(A) book club – Fools of Fortune by William Trevor

21 March 12.15 Lunch time concert at St Andrew’s church with Simon Kemptson See: https://www.standrews.nu/whats-on/concerts/

26 March 19:00 GEST play – Tuesdays with Morrie. A funny and moving exploration of friendship, mortality and the things that matter most in life. https://www.gest.se/tuesdays-with-morrie2020

  • Cost:  Ordinary 230:-  /  Pensioner 200:-   /  Unemployed 185:- / Under 19 yrs 40:-
  • 7 reserved tickets are available, but these will only be held until February 13th.  
  • Please book with Sharon:   sharonslifeplus@gmail.com
  • Meetup and discussion after the performance, with cheese and wine, for 30:-  

25 April ANZAC Day – A Commemorative Service held at the Commonwealth War Graves, Kviberg Cemetery.

10 Oct. Saturday: Anniversary Dinner at Frimurarehuset, Södra Hamngatan 31 – (close to the original Club room and Library of the Society in 1920)

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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 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 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’.

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

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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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

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)

korv united

Fish and chips in Kungstorget – under new management. simons fish n chips_sm

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