Korean Film Nights: In Transit

In a special collaboration with Bertha DocHouse and Birkbeck University, the KCCUK presents a journey into contemporary Korean documentary. Two of the screenings are online (free) and two at the Bertha Dochouse in Brunswick Square. We’re particularly looking forward to the opportunity of seeing the second instalment of Kim Soyoung’s Exile trilogy, having caught the […]

JOO at BUN H주USE casual dining pop-up

Chef Joo Won, formerly head chef at Michelin-starred Galvin at Windows, is hosting a casual dining pop-up at Soho’s Bun House, featuring a range of sharing plates which bring together Korean and European flavours and techniques. We enjoyed his Korean tasting menu that he created at Galvins, and look forward to trying his dishes in […]

KCC July House Concert (online): Serin Baek (Violin)

July’s House Concert at the KCC is online: Serin Baek (Violin) Thursday 29 July 2021, 7 pm on KCCUK YouTube Channel Programme Clara Schumann (1819 – 1896): Three Romances for violin and piano, op.22 Maurice Ravel (1875 – 1937): Tzigane Violinist Serin Baek graduated from Yonsei University with First class honors and graduated from Royal Academy […]

Hyangmok Baik: Forgotten By Us, at BEERS London

Despite what is often a summer lull in the London exhibition calendar, BEERS is treating us to a new name from Korea: Hyangmok Baik: Forgotten By Us BEERS London | 51 Little Britain | London EC1A 7BH | beerslondon.com 9 July – 7 August 2021 BEERS London is thrilled to present the debut of South Korean […]

Grass: Keum Suk Gendry-Kim in conversation with Janet Hong

July’s literature event organised by the KCCUK features a well-received graphic novel. Author Keum Suk Gendry-Kim and translator Janet Hong will give a live virtual talk about her novel ‘Grass’. Following the talk, author Kim will respond to questions from the audience. Grass by Keum Suk Gendry-Kim, translated by Janet Hong Wednesday 28 July 2021 […]

Yor-K: Korea Day in York

York St John University is collaborating with the KCCUK to present a day of Korean culture in York: family-friendly cultural activities during the day and music at the Theatre Royal in the evening. Details below: Yor-K: Korea Day in York The Quad, York St John University, Lord Mayor’s Walk, York, YO31 7EX. Saturday 17 July […]

LKFF Summer Teaser screenings and discussion

The KCC’s exciting lineup of teaser screenings for the 2021 London Korean Film Festival starts on 17 June. Discover the best in contemporary Korean Cinema. Films showing are Hong Eui-jeong’s beautifully shot Voice of Silence – which screened at the Glasgow Film Festival earlier this year – action-packed Korean megahit Deliver Us From Evil and stylish […]

Ra Jong-yil Lecture 2021 – Professor Victor D Cha

This year’s Ra Jong-yil Lecture for Cambridge’s Faculty of Asian and Middle Eastern Studies will be given by Victor Cha, this Friday lunchtime. Korea’s Place in Coalitional Diplomacy Friday, 11 June 2021 13:00 – 14:30 (UK time) The talk will be held via Zoom | registration required via this link The international system today is […]

Online talk: Music for Healing — BTS, radical love and becoming other

An interesting talk coming up this week: Music for Healing: BTS, radical love and becoming other Speaker: Dr Colette Balmain, Senior Lecturer in Media and Communication, Kingston University Research series: ArCC (School of Arts, Culture and Communication) research seminar series organised by Visconti Studio. Mode: Online via Microsoft teams. Email c.balmain at kingston.ac.uk for link. […]