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Since 1950
Linking and supporting Scandinavian societies
Since 1950
Linking and supporting Scandinavian societies
Since 1950
Linking and supporting Scandinavian societies
Since 1950
Linking and supporting Scandinavian societies
Since 1950
Linking and supporting Scandinavian societies
Since 1950
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Our Annual General Meeting will be held in Helsinki on 20-22 April 2018.

PROGRAMME

  • Friday 20 April, early evening – arrival and welcome.
  • Saturday 21, morning – guided tour (bus or walking) of Helsinki centre.
  • Saturday 21, afternoon – free time to re-visit any sites or just to relax.
  • Saturday 21evening – CoScan Dinner at a Finnish restaurant near the hotel.
  • Sunday 22, morning – CoScan AGM.
  • Sunday 22 April, afternoon – farewells and return home.


    For further information: wendy.howell@coscan.org.uk

 

Our members’ activities are listed below:

 

25 / 02 / 2018

Welsh Norwegian Society

Cinema and Co Event in Swansea. Please check with Society for more details.
28 / 02 / 2018

The Anglo-Danish Society

Draper's Hall Supper and Concert. Please reserve the date for this very popular event where you are welcome to bring friends along.
01 / 03 / 2018

Manchester Swedish Group

Swedish-speaking meetup in the bar at the Premier Inn, Manchester.
01 / 03 / 2018

Anglo-Norse Society, London

Festive lunch and a talk about the Society's history. 12 noon, Norwegian Seamen's Church.
02 / 03 / 2018

Marchland

Åkervinda perform their unique, modern Scandinavian folksongs. Jazz singers at heart they share a deep love of folk music. Through improvisation, they breathe new life into traditional songs, singing stories of women through the ages.
06 / 03 / 2018

Anglo-Swedish Society

Fanny & Alexander Drinks Reception and Performance. Join us at the Old Vic for an evening reception and performance to celebrate the production of Fanny & Alexander. Please contact Society directly for tickets.
07 / 03 / 2018

Scottish-Norwegian Society, Glasgow

Rosemaling - Norwegian Rose Painting. Dr Trina Dinnis.
08 / 03 / 2018

The Danish Church in London

Storytelling night. Eight different story-tellers each with their own story: Bjarne Nørum, Tine Weis, Bette Broyd, Kåre Simonsen, Cille Kruse, Bitten Hesse, Christopher Seidenfaden, Flemming Kloster Poulsen.
13 / 03 / 2018

Northants Anglo-Scandinavian Society

David Wilcock, Hon. Secretary of the Towcester and District Local History Society. Towcester has been key at times in the formation of Britain as we know it today.
14 / 03 / 2018

Herts Anglo-Scandinavian Society

John Waterstradt - explorer & collector. Grandfather of Ann Hall, member.
18 / 03 / 2018

Welsh Norwegian Society

Coffee and Cake with the Welsh Norwegian Society. Come and enjoy some coffee and authentic Norwegian cake at this informal family friendly gathering. Children are very welcome of all ages and there are activities to interest them.
20 / 03 / 2018

Manchester Swedish Group

Swedish-speaking meetup at 7:00pm in the bar at The Premier Inn, Manchester -aimed at those who want to practice their Swedish.
20 / 03 / 2018

Anglo-Scandinavian Society of Newcastle Upon Tyne

Waffle Day.
20 / 03 / 2018

Anglo-Finnish Society

Reminiscences from veterans of the timber trade. Chris Kaye and Ian Townsend will entertain us with their reminiscences of working in the timber trade in Finland in the 1950's.
21 / 03 / 2018

The Anglo-Danish Society

Twilight Guided Tour of Dr Johnson's House in the history City of London. Samuel Johnson, the writer and wit, lived and worked in this charming 300-year-old townhouse in the middle of the eighteenth century, compiling his great Dictionary of the English Language in the Garret.
27 / 03 / 2018

Anglo-Norse Society, Oslo

Annual General Meeting. Followed by "Wenche in the Daylight and the Daylight", a film documentary about the legendary Norwegian actress and diva, Wenche Foss. The film maker Jannike M. Falk will narrate the film in English. Frogner Kirkestue, 7 pm. 
29 / 03 / 2018

The Danish Church in London

Bridge club. We meet at 12 pm for lunch and enjoy coffee and cake while we play. The club currently has 20 members and is hoping more will join in 2018.
29 / 03 / 2018

York Anglo Scandinavian Society

David Wallin, Swedish Nineteenth Century Artist. Isabelle Gapp speaks about ‘the last romantic’ in Sweden, a painter who chose to distance himself from modern trends.
05 / 04 / 2018

Manchester Swedish Group

Meetup in the bar at The Premier Inn, Manchester
10 / 04 / 2018

The Anglo-Danish Society

Tour of Houses of Parliament with Afternoon Tea. The tour follows the path the Queen, our Patron, takes at the State Opening of Parliament including the Robing Room, the House of Lords and Commons Chambers, and Westminster Hall. Followed by afternoon tea.
10 / 04 / 2018

Northants Anglo-Scandinavian Society

Guided walk of the conservation area of Towcester. Led by David Wilcock whose talk in March will give us an insight into the history of this strategic market town with its Scandinavian connection.
11 / 04 / 2018

Herts Anglo-Scandinavian Society

AGM followed by an Anglo-Scandinavian quiz.
12 / 04 / 2018

Anglo-Norse Society, London

Fundraising reception and recital. Drinks from 6.30 pm, followed by a recital by two Anglo-Norse scholarship-holders,Kristin Hammerseth, flute and Erlend Vestby, cello. After a short talk about the Society and its future aims, there will be canapés and wine.
17 / 04 / 2018

Manchester Swedish Group

Swedish-speaking meetup in the bar at the Premier Inn, Manchester  
17 / 04 / 2018

Anglo-Norse Society, Oslo

“Talks over breakfast in my kitchen” with Norway’s former Foreign Minister Thorvald Stoltenberg. No introduction is necessary for our prominent speaker and “man for all seasons”, who will be giving a talk on a multitude of different stories and reflections from his long life and diverse career.
19 / 04 / 2018

The Danish Church in London

Scenes from a marriage. An entertaining talk about love, conflict, sex, forgiveness and humour. By priest and sexologist, Benedikte Vejlby Baggesgård, and dean, Jacob Køhn Andersen.
19 / 04 / 2018

York Anglo Scandinavian Society

Annual General Meeting. Reports, elections, discussion, refreshments and Nordic entertainment.
22 / 04 / 2018

Welsh Norwegian Society

Coffee and Cake with the Welsh Norwegian Society. Come and enjoy some coffee and authentic Norwegian cake at this informal family friendly gathering. Children are very welcome of all ages and there are activities to interest them.
25 / 04 / 2018

Anglo-Finnish Society

Annual General Meeting at the Finnish Church. More details to follow.
26 / 04 / 2018

Anglo-Scandinavian Society of Newcastle Upon Tyne

AGM, Martin Luther Church, Shieldfield, Newcastle.
26 / 04 / 2018

The Danish Church in London

Bridge club. We meet at 12 pm for lunch and enjoy coffee and cake while we play. The club currently has 20 members and is hoping more will join in 2018.
30 / 04 / 2018

Anglo-Swedish Society

Valborg Dinner. Members and guests are invited to return to the Society’s favourite location: Charles Barry’s historic and exquisite library at the Travellers Club. We will welcome spring with singing and laughter and our current music scholar Amie Foon (mezzo-soprano) will give a performance.
03 / 05 / 2018

Manchester Swedish Group

Swedish-speaking meetup in the bar at the Premier Inn, Manchester.
08 / 05 / 2018

Anglo-Norse Society, Oslo

A Musical Evening. Mogens Thorsens Assembly Room, Neils Juelsgate 19 at 7pm. The artist/s and programme will be announced later.
09 / 05 / 2018

Herts Anglo-Scandinavian Society

Recent Archaeology in Scandinavia. Brian Adams, archaeologist (formerly of Verulamium Museum).
09 / 05 / 2018

York Anglo Scandinavian Society

Bear Island. Dag Kjelldahl, an authority on Bjørnøya, with three books written on it, develops the fascinating talk he gave some years ago.
10 / 05 / 2018

Anglo-Norse Society, London

Curatorial tour of William Morris’ House. Followed by Afternoon Tea at the World’s Larder. Space limited to 15 people at a time.
11 / 05 / 2018

Northants Anglo-Scandinavian Society

Annual Dinner. The Boat Inn, Stoke Bruerne. More details to follow nearer the event.
12 / 05 / 2018

The Danish Church in London

Bazaar Saturday. An event arranged in collaboration with Danish Women in London inviting everyone with an interest in experiencing Danish culture, food and design. A variety of stalls offer Danish food and goods for sale.    
15 / 05 / 2018

Manchester Swedish Group
Aimed at those that would like to practise conversational Swedish.

Swedish meetup at 7:00pm in the bar at the Premier Inn, Manchester
17 / 05 / 2018

The Anglo-Danish Society

AGM and Reception in the Ambassador's Residence. 6 pm, Royal Danish Embassy, Sloane Square, London.
17 / 05 / 2018

Welsh Norwegian Society

Syttende Mai. A traditional Norwegian day parade takes place from the Wales Millennium Centre in Cardiff Bay to the historic Norwegian Church. There the Norwegian national anthem will be sung and a short service held followed by coffee, Norwegian waffles and family games.
22 / 05 / 2018

Northants Anglo-Scandinavian Society

Annual General Meeting. The brief business meeting will be followed by a talk from Peter Conquest.
24 / 05 / 2018

The Danish Church in London

Singalong. The organist is at the piano and the priest on the violin. We'll be singing from "højskolesangbogen" and the choir taking part. If the weather is nice we'll be outside in the church's garden.
26 / 05 / 2018

Anglo-Scandinavian Society of Newcastle Upon Tyne

Walk. Details to be confirmed.
05 / 06 / 2018

Anglo-Norse Society, Oslo

"Beste Vestkant": A guided tour around Embassies, Swiss style villas, old and new buildings in the Frogner area with the well known historian and editor of the Oslo City Encyclopedia, Knut Are Tvedt.
07 / 06 / 2018

Manchester Swedish Group

Swedish-speaking Meetup
12 / 06 / 2018

Anglo-Swedish Society

The Crystal Tour. In collaboration with the Society of Swedish Engineers in Great Britain, the Society has organised a guided tour of the Crystal Building, one of the world's most sustainable buildings and events venues as well as home to the world's largest exhibition on the future of cities.
19 / 06 / 2018

Manchester Swedish Group

Meetup in the bar at The Premier Inn, Manchester
23 / 06 / 2018

Anglo-Scandinavian Society of Newcastle Upon Tyne

Midsummer Party. Details to follow.
23 / 06 / 2018

York Anglo Scandinavian Society

Celebration of Sankt Hans (Midsummer). YASS’s traditional Sankt Hans Aften with bonfire and party. Venue and details to be announced.

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Thursday 22 February
Welcome Dinner for HE The Danish Ambassador

This is a joint event between Anglo Danish Society and the newly formed Danish-UK Association.

Three course dinner including half a bottle of wine, unlimited still and sparkling water, tea and coffee.

Address by HE Lars Thuesen, Danish Ambassador to the United Kingdom

Programme:
18.45 Arrival
19.00 Drinks Reception
19.30 Welcome
21.45 Mingling and cash bar
23.00 Carriages

Dress code: Lounge suit

Dietary requirements: Please email details to Deanne Lintorn dl@ducc.co.uk

Price: Members and their guest: £90 pp, Nonmembers: £130pp

To Book please visit billetto.co.uk/e/ambassadors-welcome-dinner-tickets-252559.

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