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
Linking and supporting Scandinavian societies
Since 1950
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CoScan’s weekend in Gothenburg:

Friday 24th April, afternoon – Arrival
Friday 24th April, early evening – Meet Up
Saturday 25th, morning – Guided bus tour (with stops) of city centre (appx 2 hours).
Saturday 25th, afternoon – Guided tour of City Museum includes the Viking longship (appx.1 hour)
Saturday 25th, evening – CoScan Dinner at a nearby restaurant
Sunday 26th, morning – CoScan AGM at hotel.
Sunday 26th, afternoon – farewells and return home.

Our members’ activities are listed below:

03 / 03 / 2020

Norwegian Scottish Association

The Intriguing History of the Norwegian Flag.
05 / 03 / 2020

Manchester Swedish Group

Meetup in the bar at The Premier Inn, Manchester
11 / 03 / 2020

Scottish Norwegian Society (Glasgow)

North of the Arctic Circle, in 1972, 1995 and 2016. Campbell Russell, adventurer.
11 / 03 / 2020

Hertfordshire Anglo-Scandinavian Society

Fun evening.
18 / 03 / 2020

York Anglo-Scandinavian Society

Apocalyptic Imagery on Anglo-Scandinavian Stone Crosses. Amanda Doviak , University of York.
28 / 03 / 2020

York Anglo-Scandinavian Society

Spring walk.
07 / 04 / 2020

Norwegian Scottish Association

Talk (t b c) followed by a short AGM.
15 / 04 / 2020

Hertfordshire Anglo-Scandinavian Society

AGM followed by an Anglo-Scandinavian quiz.
21 / 04 / 2020

York Anglo-Scandinavian Society

AGM, and Danish story-telling with John Christmas.
21 / 04 / 2020

Northants Anglo-Scandinavian Society

Visit to Brixworth Church.
06 / 05 / 2020

Scottish Norwegian Society (Glasgow)

AGM.
13 / 05 / 2020

Hertfordshire Anglo-Scandinavian Society

John Dowland: and English lutenist at the court of Christian IV of Denmark; talk by Rae Walter (chairman).
16 / 05 / 2020

York Anglo-Scandinavian Society

Summer trip to Durham to visit cathedral and exhibitions and walk along the river.
17 / 05 / 2020

Norwegian Scottish Association

Norway Day - 17. mai Dinner.
17 / 05 / 2020

Scottish Norwegian Society (Glasgow)

Norwegian Constitution Day/ 17 mai.
17 / 06 / 2020

Anglo-Swedish Society

Royal Ascot.
19 / 06 / 2020

York Anglo-Scandinavian Society

Traditional Sankt Hans Aften with Bonfire and Party.
20 / 06 / 2020

Scottish Norwegian Society (Glasgow)

Sankthans / Midsummer Barbecue.
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PETER WRIGHT OBE JP

We are sad to report the death on 14 February 2020 of Peter Wright, for many years Chairman of CoScan and, together with his wife Kari Moss Wright, the driving force behind much that CoScan did in recent decades. After many years as a member of the Executive Committee, Peter became Chairman in succession to Professor John Greve in May 2000, and resigned from that post in October 2007. He continued as a member of the Executive Committee with the role of General Secretary until 2011, and was thereafter elected to the newly-created post of Vice-President. An appreciation of Peter Wright will be published in the next edition of the CoScan Magazine due in June.
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The Confederation of Scandinavian Societies’ AGM will be taking place on the 24th - 26th of April in Göteborg.

Friday 24th April, afternoon – Arrival
Friday 24th April, early evening – Meet Up
Saturday 25th, morning – Guided bus tour (with stops) of city centre (appx 2 hours).
Saturday 25th, afternoon – Guided tour of City Museum includes the Viking longship (appx.1 hour)
Saturday 25th, evening – CoScan Dinner at a nearby restaurant
Sunday 26th, morning – CoScan AGM at hotel.
Sunday 26th, afternoon – farewells and return home.
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The Confederation of Scandinavian Societies’ AGM will be taking place on the 24th - 26th of April in Göteborg.

Friday 24th April, afternoon – Arrival
Friday 24th April, early evening – Meet Up
Saturday 25th, morning – Guided bus tour (with stops) of city centre (appx 2 hours).
Saturday 25th, afternoon – Guided tour of City Museum includes the Viking longship (appx.1 hour)
Saturday 25th, evening – CoScan Dinner at a nearby restaurant
Sunday 26th, morning – CoScan AGM at hotel.
Sunday 26th, afternoon – farewells and return home.

Posted 3 weeks ago

CoScan / Confederation of Scandinavian Societies

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Members and friends of CoScan, below is information about the Society's two awards: the CoScan Travel Award for those visiting a Scandinavian country, and the International Award for someone from Scandinavia of outstanding merit.

Travel Award:
As you may know, the CoScan Travel Award helps young British people visit a Scandinavian country. It is open to anyone between the ages of 15 and 25, planning to undertake a worthwhile project of a broadly educational nature.

You can read more about it here:
www.coscan.org.uk/travel-award/

The closing date for applications for a Travel Award grant is 31st March and you can download an application form here:
www.coscan.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CoSc_applic.form-04042019.pdf

We’d like to help as many young people as we can, and we’d like to be in a position to give more generous grants, so please consider making a one-off or regular contribution, however small. All donations will directly help young people and continue to enhance our relationship with the Scandinavian countries.

You can download a donation form here:
www.coscan.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CoScan-Travel-Award-Standing-Order-Form-05042019.pdf

International Award - call for nominations:
This prestigious award recognises an achievement of outstanding merit by an individual, body or group related to one or more of the five Nordic countries. This year's award was presented to Dr Lisbet Rausing, the Swedish science historian and philanthropist, at a special event at The Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in London last month.

You can read more about this award, and previous award winners, here:
www.coscan.org.uk/international-award/

We are seeking nominations for the 2021 International Award. If there is someone that you would like to be added to the shortlist, please nominate them by March 31st 2020 by completing the form on our website here:
www.coscan.org.uk/international-award/
or by emailing tony.bray@coscan.org.uk

Voting will take place at the CoScan AGM in April.
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Members and friends of CoScan, below is information about the Societys two awards: the CoScan Travel Award for those visiting a Scandinavian country, and the International Award for someone from Scandinavia of outstanding merit.

Travel Award:
As you may know, the CoScan Travel Award helps young British people visit a Scandinavian country. It is open to anyone between the ages of 15 and 25, planning to undertake a worthwhile project of a broadly educational nature.

You can read more about it here:
https://www.coscan.org.uk/travel-award/

The closing date for applications for a Travel Award grant is 31st March and you can download an application form here:
https://www.coscan.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CoSc_applic.form-04042019.pdf

We’d like to help as many young people as we can, and we’d like to be in a position to give more generous grants, so please consider making a one-off or regular contribution, however small. All donations will directly help young people and continue to enhance our relationship with the Scandinavian countries.

You can download a donation form here:
https://www.coscan.org.uk/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/CoScan-Travel-Award-Standing-Order-Form-05042019.pdf

International Award - call for nominations:
This prestigious award recognises an achievement of outstanding merit by an individual, body or group related to one or more of the five Nordic countries. This years award was presented to Dr Lisbet Rausing, the Swedish science historian and philanthropist, at a special event at The Swedish Ambassador’s Residence in London last month.

You can read more about this award, and previous award winners, here:
https://www.coscan.org.uk/international-award/

We are seeking nominations for the 2021 International Award. If there is someone that you would like to be added to the shortlist, please nominate them by March 31st 2020 by completing the form on our website here:
https://www.coscan.org.uk/international-award/
or by emailing tony.bray@coscan.org.uk

Voting will take place at the CoScan AGM in April.

Posted 2 months ago

CoScan / Confederation of Scandinavian Societies

I love this tradition. Every year since 1947, Norway have given us a 25-metre Christmas tree 🎄 to thank us for our support during WW2. May our friendship and support for each other continue for years to come. 🇳🇴🇬🇧 www.london.gov.uk/about-us/our-building-and-squares/christmas-trafalgar-square ... See MoreSee Less

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