About us

The Anglo-Swedish Society of Gothenburg has the object of promoting cultural and other connections between English- and Swedish-speaking people. Members of any nationality who share our interests are welcome to join. The Society is celebrating its’ centenary in 2021. Below  is a brief power-point video of some high-points in the history of our Society. Which can also be found on YouTube.  https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=ZAMswVUiGDo


The officers of the Society for 2021-2022 elected at the AGM 2021 03 30 are:

  • Chair:         John Chaplin, john.chaplin@angloswedish.se
  • Secretary: Caroline Ashcroft
  • Treasurer: Birger Ekengren, membership@angloswedish.se
  • Committee members: Sharon Abrahamson, Shiela Andersson.
  • Proposed Activities to be decided for the new Committee
  • Talks – AngloSwedish Chalmers lectures on topics of scientific interest
  • 100th Anniversary of the Society (probably in the Autumn 2021)
  • Virtual family social event – Virtual treasure hunt in Slottskogen  July
  • Christmas Carols vegetarian buffet at Solrosen, with mince pies! St Andrew’s Choir.
  • Book club – ELB(A) English language book club http://www.meetup.com/ELBexA/
  • Theatre visits –  including National Theatre Live when it gets started again
  • Remembrance day in November

Thank you to our retiring Committee member Ingmar Heldsdörfer for valuable work on the committee over many years.

Bookings to events@angloswedish.se