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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

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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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YERMA at Bio Roy 19th Feb 18:00

On Monday 19 Feb 18:00 the Anglo-Swedish Society invites you to join them to see YERMA a new play from the Young Vic in London at Bio Roy.
YERMA was written by Federico García Lorca in 1934. It concerns a woman’s desperate desire for motherhood.

In this version ‘direct’ from the Young Vic in London we see BILLIE PIPER in her Prize winning role as a young woman driven to do the unthinkable.

Critics have called the play “an extraordinary theater triumph” (The Times), “The Daily Telegraph”, “Staggering, Enormous.” (The Daily Telegraph). “

If you want to join us please contact me at events@angloswedish.se  or sign up via our googledocs page http://tinyurl.com/ASwS-events

Price 180:- to members and guests of the Anglo-Swedish Society. 

Time: starts at 18.00
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AGM & Annual Chalmers lecture – 27th Feb. 2018 Haga Meeting room: 26 Haga Östergatan 18:00

Space the new frontier

Patrik Sandin – talks about his workplace in outer space!

Several new achievements for European space research.
Place:  26 Haga Östergatan
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ELB(A) English Language Book club

We meet in Haga  approximately once per month.

These are the books chosen for the fifth season (Sept 2017 – May 2018)

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’.

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Group visits to English theatre at Bio Roy – make the most of Mondays

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

Coming performances

 

19 Feb              Yerma – Billie Piper as a young women driven to do the unthinkable

26 March         Julius Caesar – murder and mayhem. Dir. Nicholas Hytner


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

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Sunday 11 March 2018   17:00

The Swedish Chamber Choir conducted by Simon Phipps will present: Rachmaninov’s Vigilia in Gothenburg cathedral (Domkyrkan)
– ett meditativt verk, “Spa för själen”, säger Simon Phipps!

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Brexit townhall UPDATE meeting

 

NOV 16,  17:30

The AngloSwedish Society of Gothenburg and the Society for Intenrational Affairs  hosted the second Gothenburg Brexit Update Town Hall meeting 16 Nov 2017

The Deputy Head of Mission at the British Embassy Mr Aidan Liddle presented the latest information concerning the Brexit negotiations and the steps the British Government is taking to ensure a continued close relationship between the UK and Europe.  The discussion was moderated by Post Doc Fellow Olof Larson and there was plenty of opportunity for questions from the audience.

 

UK nationals in the EU: what you need to know.

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If you want a little bit of England we recommend Fish and Chips – there are two food trucks in Gothenburg.

Why not try 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’t buy happiness but you can buy fish and chips …. although you can’t buy Simon’s fish and chips in Kungstorget until the Spring.

simons fish n chips_sm Simon’s  Kungstorget Fish and Chips! is closed for the winter.

BUT  you can get a real British banger from Korv United at Magasinsgatan 17 , Gothenburg.

This is the only place in town where you will find genuine Taylors & Jones British sausages!! 

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