London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Lunar New Year with Connect: North Korea

Connect: North Korea is hosting a Lunar New Year event with classical musician and North Korean escapee Emily Yeyoung to celebrate this very special holiday. Join us for drinks, canapés, Emily’s fantastic performance, and a Q&A about her journey from North Korea to the UK. There are only 25 tickets available for this event! Don’t … [Read More]

President Yoon’s State Visit

The President of the Republic of Korea, His Excellency Yoon Suk Yeol, accompanied by Mrs Kim Keon Hee, will pay a State Visit to the United Kingdom as the guest of His Majesty The King from 21st to 23rd November 2023. Their Majesties The King and Queen will host the State Visit at Buckingham Palace. … [Read More]

Royal visit to New Malden

His Majesty The King will visit New Malden on Wednesday, 8th November to spend time with the area’s Korean community, ahead of the State Visit by The President of the Republic of Korea and the First Lady later this month. The King will meet community groups at New Malden Methodist Church and hear about Korea’s … [Read More]

Walking Tour: Where Oxford Meets Korea

In partnership with the Korea Tourism Organization, embark on a captivating journey into Korean history and arts right in the heart of Oxford, guided by a Blue Badge Tourist Guide. In Oxford, you will find lesser-known collections and meaningful historical ties between the UK and Korea waiting to be explored. For instance, we’ll also have … [Read More]

Hallyu Con 2023 at Samsung KX

Don’t miss the ultimate celebration of Korean culture at Hallyu Con 2023 – Where Korea Meets You! What to expect 👗 Try on beautiful Hanboks and strike a pose at our Korean-style photo zone. 📚 Get a unique customised bookmark in Korean calligraphy ‘Seoye’ art-style. 🛍️ Explore stalls with K-related products, delicious food, and more. 🎲 Have … [Read More]

2023 Kimjang Festival

Celebrate tradition, flavour and community at the kimjang festival! Embark on an unforgettable culinary journey as we honour the timeless tradition of kimjang! The Kimjang Festival is a vibrant celebration of Kimchi making, a tradition that has united families and communities for generations. This year, the festival gains even more profound meaning as we celebrate … [Read More]

London Hallyu Festival in New Malden

Korea Town Foundation invites you to the London Hallyu Festival – a Festival of the senses where you can can satisfy your five senses through Korean culture. KTF is a non-profit organisation providing Korean culture, entertainment and food to the local community. New Malden is a heart of Korean town in Europe, and we have … [Read More]

Oxford Korean Culture Day

We would like to welcome of you to our first Korean Culture Day to be held in Oxford. The event is designed to provide an opportunity for the community of Oxford to discover and appreciate Korean culture. Hangeul Day, a celebration of our nation’s written script, is not only a time to showcase traditional Korean … [Read More]

UCLAN Korean Culture Day

The lively International Institute of Korean Studies at the University of Central Lancashire celebrates a Korean Culture Day with the KCC, part of a broader two-day event on the campus, details of which you can find on the IKSU’s home page. Event schedule 12:30-12:45 Opening ceremony 12:45-13:15 Performance by Shilla Ensemble Cheongseonggok for solo daegeum … [Read More]

A North Korean Chuseok

Join Connect: North Korea this September 29th for a North Korean Chuseok! Come and celebrate North Korean food and culture in the heart of New Malden. You’ll have the chance to try traditional North Korean food, prepared by our talented chefs. And we’ll be celebrating the Chuseok holiday with performances from North Korean classical guitarist … [Read More]

Kingston ESEA Culture Festival 2023

Celebrating the Richness of East & Southeast Asian Culture. Join us for the first ever ESEA (East & Southeast Asian) Culture Festival in Kingston! Supported by the Royal Borough of Kingston, KBCE proudly showcases the rich diversity of ESEA heritage in Kingston. The festival kicks off with the ESEA World Music Festival featuring two live … [Read More]

Korean War Armistice commemoration event

2023 marks 70 years since the signing of the armistice that brought about an end to military operations during the Korean War. 60,000 service personnel from across Britain and the Commonwealth saw action during the Korean War, with 1,100 losing their lives. The Royal British Legion will be marking this important milestone in an often-forgotten … [Read More]

The Tastes of Korea at the Taste of London

Every summer, The Taste of London takes over Regent’s Park for a next level food-fuelled garden party, slap bang in the centre of one of the coolest cities on earth. We’re joined by 55,000 hungry Londoners, ready to devour the best food and drink in the country. This year, we’ll be returning to Regent’s Park … [Read More]