Welcome

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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BrItalian evening with the British Club

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This is an open event and you are very welcome to bring family and friends. Please register your booking with Catriona, e-mail: membership@britishclub.se.

Please pay 150:- as soon as possible into the bank giro account: 5359-2069 to secure your place.

“Britalian” evening at La Casa degli Italiani (the Italian Club). Cost Kr150.

There will be an Italian buffet with entrée dishes and two pasta dishes (one vegetarian). We will also have a “Britalian” quiz.

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Lloyd George’s Daughter and the Suffragettes.

Not Quite a Ceilidh 2018

The annual Gothenburg Anglo-Swedish dinner will be held on 12th October.

Resistance with Megan

We celebrate the the 100th anniversary of Women’s suffrage in the UK and the only demonstration for women’s suffrage in Sweden that took place in Gothenburg 1918.

The Anglo-Swedish Not-Quite-a-Ceilidh (NQAC) ensemble will present a dramatic re-enactment of the the adventures of the teenage daughter of the Prime Minister – Megan Lloyd George. From her meeting with the Pankhursts, to 10 Downing St and to leading a choir of women’s voices at Heden at the end of the Gothenburg march.

A Woman’s Place is in the Resistance!

Venue: Haga Östergata 30B, Göteborg
Date: 12th October 17:30
Price: 200:- for members of the Anglo-Swedish or British Clubs. 300:- for non-members.

Dress code:  Women can wear whatever they want!  However, sashes and straw hats are in fashion.

To book: Places can be reserved by writing to events@angloswedish.se

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ELB(A) English Language Book club

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Our book club has a MeetUp page http://www.meetup.com/ELBexA/. We meet on the third Tuesday of the month starting at 18:30. There are usally about 8 to 10 people at any one meeting. We discuss the book for about one hour and then ‘fika’.

 

ELB(A): MEETING DATES   2018-2019

(Third Tuesday of the month, 18:30)

2018

Sept 18    Mrs Dalloway  (Virginia Woolf, 1923)

Oct 16      Go, Went, Gone  (Jenny Erpenbeck, 2015)

Nov 20     Frankenstein  (Mary Shelley, 1818)

2019

Jan 15,     The End of Eternity  (Isaac Asimov, 1955)

Feb 19     Our Man in Havana  (Graham Greene, 1958)

Mar 19    Northanger Abbey (The Austen Project #2)  (Val McDermid, 2014)

Apr 16     A History of the World in 10½ chapters  (Julian Barnes, 1989)

May 21   Candide  (Voltaire, 1759)  

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Theatre from England – NT Live

nt-live-hero-image-templateGroup visits to theatre events at Bio Roy –  we are usually a group of about 12 people.

Discounted seats for members.

 

 

Lear George Autumn 2018

A new season starts in September – keep an eye on this page for details.
Memebers sign up via our GoogleDocs EVENTS PAGE  (http://tinyurl.com/ASwS-events) or contact John at events@angloswedish.se
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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.

Advice-for-british-nationals-living-in-europe      Last updated: 8 December 2017

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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 …. come and find both in Kungstorget.

simons fish n chips_sm Simon’s  Kungstorget Fish and Chips! is now open to offer you ‘happiness’,  or fish ‘n’ chips or both.

You can also 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 style sausages cooked for you!  (T&J can also be found in selected CoOp stores)

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