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.
Membership fee 150:- per year – Please email email@example.com 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
BRITISH REMEMBRANCE DAY / DEUTSCHER VOLKSTRAUERTAG We shall continue the tradition of laying wreaths jointly at the German War Grave and British and Commonwealth Sections at Kviberg Cemetery, Gothenburg. The ceremony will take place on Sunday 10 November 2019 at 12.45 hrs. The memorial services will be held at 11.00 a.m. at the German Christinae Church, Norra Hamngatan 16, Gothenburg, and at St Andrew’s Church, Hvitfeldtsplatsen 2. Following the services, the ceremonies at Kviberg will commence at the German War Graves at 12.45 p.m. continuing immediately afterwards at British and Commonwealth War Graves. The Honorary Consuls in Gothenburg of the Federal Republic of Germany and the United Kingdom together with the German Congregation and the Deutsche Stiftung invite you to attend these ceremonies. Your attendance at the preceding church services will be warmly welcomed.
Viewing the transcript of the 1913 Police transcript of Sylvia Pankhurst in Gothenburg. (int eh picutre Karin Åström Iko (generaldirektör riksarkivarie), Karl-Magnus Johansson (Landsarkivet i Göteborg who discovered the transcript), Helen Pankhurst (granddaughter to Sylvia)
Sept. 30th 16:30-18:30 – Helen Pankhurst to speak to the Anglo-Swedish Society (after the Gothenburg Book Fair). Come and meet the author of Deeds Not Words: The Story of Women’s Rights – Then and Now. This free talk is hosted by the Anglo-Swedish Society and Gothenburg University. Campus Haga, Sprängkullsgatan 19.
Nov 15th Annual Dinner (NQAC) – celebrating 300 year anniversary of the end of the Golden Age of Pirates with our play ‘The Strange Story of how the British Ambassador met the Pyrates of Gothenburg and defeated the Danes’. (Rehearsals start soon if you would like to join the cast – let us know. There is always room for more pirates!)
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’.
ELB(A): MEETING DATES 2019
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)
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 firstname.lastname@example.org