Event Archive 2017

Below is a listing of 2017 events, with links to the original event notice. Where LKL has reviewed the event, an additional link is provided. Where an event lasts for several days or weeks, it appears in the list sorted on its start date.

EventDateReview
Hwang Sok-yong: A Modern Tale of Poverty17 Aug 2017
Kim Kyung-ju poetry tour15 Aug - 18 Aug 2017
6th LKFF 2017 Teaser: Jang Hoon’s Taxi Driver14 Aug 2017
Kim Jong-nam assassination examined in BBC documentary13 Aug 2017Here
Battleship Island gets a UK release11 Aug - 17 Aug 2017
Unwrapping My Korean Cinema: final screenings10 Aug - 25 Aug 2017
Event news: The Knitting Club screens at the KCC, 3 August03 Aug 2017
Korean performers at the 2017 Edinburgh Fringe02 Aug - 28 Aug 2017Here
Event news: Korean Sounds – East Meet West: Space02 Aug 2017
Call for writers – Bongsu Park’s INTERNAL LIBRARY project30 Jul 2017
Connect North Korea's 1st monthly meet-up29 Jul 2017
Event news: Women Now — a night of short movies at the KCC27 Jul 2017
KCC’s July house concert features the Halcyon Quartet25 Jul 2017
Event news: Shin Sang-ok’s It’s not her sin screens at the KCC20 Jul 2017
Event news: SOAS Korean Music summer school17 Jul - 21 Jul 2017
Exhibition news: Made in Korea – Ceramics at Sladmore Contemporary12 Jul - 28 Jul 2017
5th LKFF 2017 Teaser: Lee Soo-yeon’s Bluebeard10 Jul 2017
Event news: Han Yujoo launches The Impossible Fairytale10 Jul 2017
Event news: London Korean Festival 2017 with Feel Korea08 Jul 2017
Kingston Museum exhibition: Through Their Eyes07 Jul - 30 Sep 2017Here
Sun Ju Lee in Arthill Gallery Summer Group Show06 Jul - 03 Sep 2017
Do Ho Suh in one-night-only installation for Art Night01 Jul 2017
Lee Jeonglok and Lee Jinyong at Pontone Gallery30 Jun - 23 Jul 2017
Okja to screen in London cinema for 2 days28 Jun - 29 Jun 2017Here
Event news: KCC’s June house concert features Samson Tsoy Choi27 Jun 2017
Exhibition: Rehearsals from the Korean Avant-Garde Performance Archive27 Jun - 19 Aug 2017
Event news: Adam Cathcart talks on Soviet art’s impact on DPRK27 Jun 2017
Event news: performances in the upcoming Korean Avant-Garde exhibition26 Jun - 29 Jul 2017
Korea focus in Greenwich & Docklands International Festival23 Jun - 01 Jul 2017
Exhibition news: Sungfeel Yun in Artist Rooms22 Jun - 30 Jun 2017
Event news: Korean Sounds – East Meet West: Virtuoso21 Jun 2017
Event news: the 4th LKFF Teaser is Han Jae-rim’s The King12 Jun 2017
An interview with Mike Breen12 Jun 2017Here
Event news: Translation Pitch — East and Southeast Asia08 Jun 2017
Exhibition news: Paper Man — Lee Joo-youn, at Han Collection07 Jun - 21 Jun 2017
Event news: Jongmin Park’s Wigmore Hall debut04 Jun 2017
Event news: 5100: Pentagon commemorates Gwangju in dance04 Jun 2017Here
Event news: Beyond Words – South Korean + British poets in collaboration03 Jun 2017
Event news: panel talk on poetry translation02 Jun 2017
In-sook Chappell’s This Isn’t Romance gets Korean performance02 Jun - 18 Jun 2017
Event news: Zadie Xa in Block Universe commission01 Jun 2017
Event news: Nah Youn Sun at Ronnie Scotts31 May 2017
KCC’s May house concert features Sung Kyu Choi (Baritone)30 May 2017
Event news: DPRK Youth Para-Ensemble UK tour 201726 May - 31 May 2017
Event news: Undercover in Pyongyang – a discussion at Asia House24 May 2017
Event news: Reflections on the East Asian 20th Century, at Asia House23 May 2017
Event news: The Barberettes + Sultan of the Disco @ Borderline23 May 2017
Gig news: Monotones + Billy Carter @ Nambucca23 May 2017
Event news: Baek Seung-hwa’s Queen of Walking is the 3rd LKFF Teaser22 May 2017
Contemporary Korean Ceramics exhibition at V+A19 May - 11 Feb 2018Here
Event news: the 2017 International Symposium on North Korean Human Rights18 May 2017
Gig news: Love X Stereo at the Windmill and Alleycat15 May - 21 May 2017Here
UK ambassadors to the two Koreas talk at SOAS11 May 2017
Event news: Song Byeok’s debut UK exhibition + discussion evening08 May - 12 May 2017
Documentary screening: My Brothers and Sisters in the North05 May - 17 May 2017
Puncheong - Crossing the timelines, at Han Collection04 May - 03 Jun 2017
Made in Korea - Korean ceramics in Brighton04 May - 28 May 2017
Exhibition news: Between Serenity and Dynamism03 May - 03 Jun 2017
Exhibition news: Arumjigi brings work of 38 artisans to London Craft Week03 May - 07 May 2017
Korean Film Nights April – June 2017: On Foreign Ground27 Apr - 15 Jun 2017
KCC's April House concert features Hyungi Lee25 Apr 2017
Event news: Short films by UK based Korean directors24 Apr 2017
Event news: Jambinai Re:Connection Tour23 Apr - 26 Apr 2017
Event news: Concert for Alex – Yoon Chung (piano)22 Apr 2017
Event news: Channel 4 documentary + discussion — North Korea’s Reality TV Stars19 Apr - 21 Apr 2017
Conference news: Presence Through Sound — Place and contemporary music in and from East Asia18 Apr - 19 Apr 2017
Event news: Musicians from Korea and Japan at Club Inegales18 Apr 2017
A reminder of Sewol 3rd anniversary events16 Apr 2017
Event news: Korean Sounds – East Meet West: Spring12 Apr 2017
Event news: Lee Eon-hee’s Missing is the 2nd LKFF Teaser10 Apr 2017
Free screening: SEWOL documentary08 Apr 2017
Support for North Korean Exiles - a talk in New Malden05 Apr 2017Here
Jeongwon Eom: 1:60, the KCC's second 2017 Open Call exhibition03 Apr - 22 Apr 2017
Minjung Baek piano recital in Petersham02 Apr 2017
Event news: KCC’s March House Concert28 Mar 2017
Event news: Escapee Kim Young-il talks at King’s London24 Mar 2017
Kim Jee-woon's Age of Shadows gets UK release24 Mar 2017Here
Event news: Fatal Intuition is the final movie in the K-horror series23 Mar 2017
Event news: Poetry reading by Don Mee Choi22 Mar 2017
An evening of poetry by Don Mee Choi and Denise Riley21 Mar 2017Here
LKFF teaser screening #1: Zhang Lu's A Quiet Dream20 Mar 2017Here
Conference news: North Korea – Beyond the Headlines, at LSE, 18 March18 Mar 2017
Event news: Grace Kim + Rusty Filament @ Cargo18 Mar 2017
Event news: Lee Hyun-ju’s Our Love Story screens at BFI Flare17 Mar - 18 Mar 2017
Exhibition news: Hong Sungchul — Solid But Fluid, at Pontone Gallery17 Mar - 16 Apr 2017
Event news: Mourning Grave is the fifth in the K-Horror series16 Mar 2017
Event news: The Apology screens at Human Rights Watch film festival15 Mar - 16 Mar 2017
Event news: James Cousins Company — Rosalind15 Mar - 18 Mar 2017
Free Lunchtime Screening of ‘Kung Fu Grandma’15 Mar 2017
Event news: the omnibus Horror Stories is next in the K-Horror series09 Mar 2017
Exhibition: Haenyeo - Women of the Sea05 Mar - 01 Apr 2017Here
Event news: Pro-DPRK protest outside US embassy04 Mar 2017
Event news: A Blood Pledge is the third movie in the KCC’s K-horror series02 Mar 2017
2017 Korean Literature Nights28 Feb - 29 Nov 2017Here
Exhibition news: Yeji Kim – Children Shouldn’t Play with Dead Things, at the KCC27 Feb - 18 Mar 2017Here
The 11th K-pop Academy25 Feb - 20 May 2017
Event news: Red Shoes is the second movie in the KCC’s K-horror series23 Feb 2017
Event news: Deborah Smith on translating Bae Suah23 Feb 2017
Event news: the first KCC House Concert of the year is with Joo Yeon Sir21 Feb 2017
Tickets still available for Zion.T’s concert on 17 Feb17 Feb 2017Here
2017 KCC film nights kick off with Princess Aurora16 Feb 2017
Exhibition news: North Korean Paintings — Beyond Borders, Beauty, at Coningsby Gallery16 Feb - 19 Feb 2017Here
Event news: an evening concert by Korean musicians at the Royal Academy of Music08 Feb 2017
Event news: LSE SU Korea Future Forum04 Feb 2017
Korean language classes in Raynes Park03 Feb 2017
Exhibition news: Korean crafts at Collect 201702 Feb - 06 Feb 2017
Exhibition news: Korean show at Albemarle Gallery02 Feb - 04 Mar 2017
Event news: Jogakpo workshops at the Sunbury Embroidery Gallery01 Feb - 22 Feb 2017
Exhibition news: Do Ho Suh — Passage/s, at Victoria Miro01 Feb - 18 Mar 2017Here
Korean Cultural Classes in Surbiton23 Jan - 28 Mar 2017
Exhibition news: Lee Jaehyo — Nature Bound, at Pontone and Albemarle Gallery20 Jan - 01 Apr 2017
Event news: a Sungji Hong flute premiere, at the RCM20 Jan 2017
Exhibition news: Park Seo-Bo — ZIGZAG: Ecriture 1983-1992, at White Cube20 Jan - 11 Mar 2017
Exhibition news: Korea Town, at Wimbledon Space – and a Korea Day19 Jan 2017
SOAS Seminars, Spring 201719 Jan - 31 Mar 2017
Korean galleries at London Art Fair 201718 Jan - 22 Jan 2017Here
Hanmi Gallery at London Art Fair 201718 Jan - 22 Jan 2017Here
Event news: i, kid — the Korean Artists Association residency at the KCC16 Jan - 28 Jan 2017Here
Event news: Sewol documentary screening at Birkbeck, 9 Jan09 Jan 2017
Event news: Practical Engagement with DPR Korea07 Jan 2017
Exhibition news: Memories of Korea, at Han Collection from 6 January06 Jan - 28 Jan 2017
Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang31 Dec - 05 Jan 2017