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Our ever-popular season of social evenings continues at Drottning Kristina's Jaktslott.

Please book as early as possible via the Membership Secretary (see Club contacts) to secure a place, and let us know if you are a vegetarian. Members' guests are welcome, if booked in advance.

The entrance fee of 150 kr per person includes the meal and should be paid as soon as your booking is confirmed to Bankgiro 5359-2069.
(Don't forget to include your name on the message to the payee. Otherwise the payment is anonymous!)

Autumn 2018

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The list below includes external cultural events in English, some of which offer a discount to British Club members if you book via us. If you know of other upcoming events in English, please contact Catriona (see Club contacts) to have them added to this list.

Fri 28 Sept (18:00)

BRITISH CLUB SOCIAL EVENING - Britalia

We will be visiting the Italian Club at Gamlestaden and holding our own "Britalian" quiz.

union-jack-tricolore

Genuine Italian buffet

The Italian Club, Gamlestadsvägen 1 (Free parking, tram 6,7 or 11 to Gamlestads Torg. More details on request.)

Sun 30 Sept (18:00 - 20:00)

TENORI concert "från West End till Göteborg"

Stars of the opera and West End, this time with Mike Sterling from TENORI UK and other exciting guests, performing the best of musicals, opera and film.

Stora Teatern, Avenyn

There's a 15% discount if you contact them via their website and state that you are a British Club member. They will send a link to book your tickets for the discount price of 220 SEK. (Ordinary price 285 SEK.)

Mon 1 Oct (18:00)

King Lear

starring Ian McKellen

Bio Roy ('nearly live' from Chichester Festival Theatre)

More information (discount for British Club members)

1 - 6 Oct (19:00)

The Believers Are But Brothers

A show about tech savvy extremists, gamergate, the alt-right, Donald Trump, ISIS and a generation of resentful, directionless, violent young men.

GEST (Gothenburg English Studio Theatre), Chapmans Torg 10

More information

Fri 5 Oct (12:15)

Lunchtime concert*

Henrik Kilhamn (piano): Chopin, Beethoven and Scriabin

See programme

St Andrew's ChurchHvitfeldtsplatsen 2

Fri 12 Oct (18:00)

Lloyd George’s Daughter and the Suffragettes

Anglo-Swedish Society dinner and entertainment, featuring a dramatic reading by the Not-Quite-a-Ceilidh ensemble (including several British Club members). A light-hearted celebration of the 100th anniversary of women gaining the right to vote in the UK and of the only demonstration for women’s suffrage in Sweden, which took place in Gothenburg in 1918.

Haga Församlingshem, Haga Östergata 30

More information (discount for British Club members)

Fri 26 Oct (18:00)

BRITISH CLUB SOCIAL EVENING - Jean's quiz

Menu: fish & chips

fish-n-chips

Drottning Kristinas Jaktslott

Wed 31 Oct (19:00)

Evening concert: guitar and song

Emil and Zandra Ernebro

See poster

St Andrew's Church, Hvitfeldtsplatsen 2

Sat 10 Nov (13:00 - 15:00)

BRITISH CLUB - Poppy Day Tea

poppy field

Afternoon tea with homemade sandwiches, cakes and an auction. All takings go direct to the Poppy Appeal Fund - please give generously!

Haga Församlingshem, Haga Östergata 30

Sun 11 Nov (11:00)

Remembrance Day

wreath-laying at Kviberg Cemetery

Sun 25 Nov (13.00 - 15.00)

St Andrew’s Day Lunch

Församlingshem, Haga Östergata 30

Mon 26 Nov (18:00)

The Madness of King George III

by Alan Bennett

Bio Roy ('nearly live' from Nottingham Playhouse)

More information (discount for British Club members)

Sun 9 Dec (12:30 - 15.00)

BRITISH CLUB - Christmas shopping lunch (Cost 250 kr)

Christmas pudding

(Welcome glögg at 12:30, lunch at 13:00)

Drottning Kristinas Jaktslott

 

For St Andrews events, see their calendar of events
or contact Gisela for more information (see Club contacts)

For British Club discount to live theatre events at Bio Roy, contact John Chaplin at the Anglo-Swedish Society