Hysteria: Kim Yideum in conversation with Steven J. Fowler

September’s literature discussion at the KCC looks at Kim Yideum’s award-winning poetry collection: Hysteria By Kim Yideum, translated by Jake Levine, Soeun Seo, Hedgie Choi Wednesday 29 September 12:00PM-1:30PM (UK time) via Zoom Apply to info@kccuk.org.uk with your name and contact details by 15th September 2021 The event is free of charge. The first thirty […]

Celebrate Chuseok with the KCCUK

Register soon: the available spaces are sure to be booked up fast! Experience authentic Korean customs with Chuseok Festival 2021 Sunday 26 September 2021 @KCCUK 11am – 6pm: Register for a one-hour time slot at Eventbrite (Slot 1) 11.00am – 12.00pm | (Slot 2) 13.00pm – 14.00pm | (Slot 3) 15:00pm – 16:00pm | (Slot […]

Celebrate Chuseok at the British Museum

If you can’t make it down to New Malden for the Korean Harvest Fest on the 18th, try visiting the Korea Gallery at the British Museum, where they will be holding some special events during the day – and throughout the museum – to celebrate Chuseok. You’ll need to pre-book a visitor slot at the […]

Korea Day Festival and group exhibition in Coventry

Coventry University is hosting a special Korean cultural event on 1 October and a month-long art exhibition with some established and emerging Korean artists. Families and friends are welcome as the event is open to the public. The fine details are still being finalised, but the big picture shouldn’t change. I’ll update this post when […]

September events 2021

Things are starting to get busier again… Special events The KCC’s online Hallyu Con 2021 is on 4 September KBCE’s Korean Harvest Fest (part of the Kingston Korean Festival) is in New Malden on 18 September Exhibitions Han Collection’s special Moon Jar group show continues all month TOUCH – a group project by ISKAI Art […]

Seong-jin Cho returns to the Wigmore

At the time of posting, this concert is virtually sold out – he has a very enthusiastic following: Seong-Jin Cho Monday 25 October 2021 7:30PM Wigmore Hall | 36 Wigmore Street | London W1U 2BP Tickets £40 £35 £30 £25 £16 | Book tickets This concert will be approximately 2 hours in duration, including an […]

Esmé Quartet return to the Wigmore Hall

The Esmé Quartet return to the Wigmore for a Sunday morning coffee concert: Esmé Quartet Sunday 19 September 2021 11:30am Wigmore Hall | 36 Wigmore Street | London W1U 2BP Tickets £16 | Book tickets This concert will be approximately 1 hour in duration, without an interval Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart: String Quartet No. 19 in […]

New Malden Korean Harvest Fest 2021

The Korean Harvest Festival is back: this time the festivities are in New Malden High Street and St George’s Square. We didn’t have any independence day celebrations during August so this September event will be extra welcome. There’s plenty of opportunity to be part of the fun – for example you could participate in the […]

Festival of Korean Dance 2021: Company SIGA

The second of two live performances that constitute the Festival of Korean Dance 2021: Company SIGA: Double Bill — Zero | Equilibrium Thu 23 + Fri 24 September 2021, 7:30pm | Book tickets The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | Euston | London WC1H 9PY | www.theplace.org.uk Join Company SIGA, one of Korea’s hottest up-and-coming […]

Festival of Korean Dance 2021: Sung Im Her

It’s great that live performance is back! As the audience will be socially distanced, the performance will take place two consecutive nights to accommodate demand. Sung Im Her: W.A.Y (re-work) Fri 17 + Sat 18 September 2021, 7:30pm | Book tickets The Place | 17 Duke’s Road | Euston | London WC1H 9PY | www.theplace.org.uk […]

The Moon Jar: a piece of happiness, at Han Collection

Han Collection’s late summer exhibition brings together moon jars from both Korean and British artists. The Moon Jar: a piece of happiness Han Collection | 33 Museum Street | Bloomsbury | London WC1A 1LH | www.hancollection.co.uk 26 August – 2 October 2021 | Monday-Saturday 11am-6pm Our new exhibition features stunning works created by UK-based artists […]