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10 Jan 2019

If you are a Swedish citizen living in the UK you can now call us on Fridays 1.30-3pm to ask about brexit. Phone number 020 7917 6470. Please note that this is a service for Swedes and focused on brexit.

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Event calendar

  • Photo: Maria Ostlin
    04 Jun 2019
    Youth is the theme, with (mostly) early songs: Zemlinsky’s from his 27th year, Schoenberg’s from his 26th. Berg’s were written between the ages of 20 and 23 and Korngold’s between 14 and 16.
  • Photo: Marco Borggreve
    13 May 2019
    One of the most virtuosic trumpeters and a prominent Swedish pianist team up to ensure a lively event, distinguished here by Staffan Storm’s work inspired by Anna Akhmatova, the sonata by the self-styled ‘bad boy’ of music, and a piece by Roland Pöntinen himself.
  • 12 May 2019
    Fancy some Daddy Issues from Sweden? Intergalactic adventures from Norway? Your most secret desires from Finland? Virtual reality theatre from Iceland? A performance lecture from Denmark? Or maybe some Scandinavian burlesque, dance, folk song, site specific performance, online dating drama or feminist/queer stand-up comedy?
  • Photo: Mats Bäcker
    03 May 2019
    The great mezzo returns for a late-night event with her regular pianist Bengt Forsberg, their main work Shostakovich’s powerful settings of a poet who had lived outside Russia for many years before returning in 1939, eventually committing suicide in 1941, alongside an admiring realisation by Thomas Adès of a great predecessor’s work.
  • Creditors
    26 Apr 2019
    Passionate, dangerously funny, and enduringly perceptive, Creditors is a wickedly enjoyable black comedy, regarded by Strindberg as his masterpiece. It runs in repertory with Miss Julie.
  • Miss Julie
    25 Apr 2019
    MISS JULIE by August Strindberg in a new version by Howard Brenton at Jermyn Street Theatre, London. 25 April - 1 June 2019.
  • Photo: Mats Backer
    08 Apr 2019
    A Wigmore favourite since she won the Cardiff Competition in 1995, the Swedish mezzo includes songs by female composers, among them Clara Schumann (whose 200th anniversary falls this year) and Alma Mahler, wife of Gustav who was not altogether encouraging of her desire to compose.

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Start up capitals

Sweden and the UK have traditionally strong trade relations. In recent years the tech industry has impacted the bilateral bond. There is an evident tech bridge between UK and Sweden and the traffic is high. Both London and Stockholm are widely described as the tech start up capitals and the Silicon Valleys of Europe.

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The Embassy of Sweden in London together with Natalia Brzezinski and prominent guests elaborate on startup eco systems, disruptive technologies and business models and the ever changing trade relations between people and nations.

SE UK brygga


The Anglo-Swedish Literary Foundation (ASLF) promotes cultural exchange between Sweden and the UK. The encouragement of cultural intercourse between Sweden and the British Islands through the promotion and diffusion of knowledge and appreciation of Swedish culture in the British Islands.


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