SaaWee: New Ritual, at Albany Red Room

A rare chance to hear SaaWee live in London. Don’t miss it. SaaWee: New Ritual Friday, 26 July 2019 at 19:40 The Albany, Red Room Douglas Way, Deptford, London, SE8 4AG Tickets: £10 Check for updates on the Facebook event page SaaWee is a contemporary shaman ritual created for the spirituality of current society. SaaWee […]

Exhibition: Circulation Metaphor, at the KCC

The KCC’s second exhibition of the summer is a collaboration with the Gwangju Museum of Art and Asia Culture Centre. Circulation Metaphor Korean Cultural Centre UK | 1-3 Strand | London WC2N 5BW 23 July – 7 September 2019 Opening Reception: Monday 22 July 2019, 5-8pm Artist talk from 7pm, RSVP Participating Artists: Bongchae Son […]

Discover Korean Art at the British Museum

With this art history course, participants will discover the fascinating history of Korea through lectures, gallery talks and behind-the-scenes tours of the conservation studio at the British Museum. Discover Korean Art: from Three Kingdoms to Contemporary Korea A 3-day course exploring Korea’s special place within the British Museum Saturday, 6 July 2-4pm | Korea Foundation […]

Stray Kids play the Brixton Academy

Another K-pop concert that sold out pretty quickly, with tickets now only available on the secondary market, unless they release some more. According to Koreaboo, Stray Kids, a 9-member boyband formed in 2017 by JYP, are goodwill ambassadors of the Korean Culture and Information Service – the organisation that published my book. Maybe if they’d […]

Games of Change? Sport Diplomacy and the Korean Peninsula

A symposium organised by the SOAS Centre for International Studies and Diplomacy: Games of Change? Sport Diplomacy and the Korean Peninsula Professor David Rowe (Western Sydney University), Dr Simon Rofe (CISD SOAS) 17 July 2019, 11:00 AM – 6:00 PM Paul Webley Wing (Senate House) Room S113 The 2018 PyeongChang Winter Olympics has been widely […]

July Literature Night: Diary of a Murderer by Kim Young-ha

The Korean Literature Night is a monthly discussion group that explores various themes and topics relating to that month’s chosen book. This month’s book is a good one (LKL review here). Kim Young-ha: Diary of A Murderer Wednesday 31 July 2019, 7pm @KCCUK Entrance Free – Booking Essential Apply to info@kccuk.org.uk or call 020 7004 […]

Idiotape play the Oslo Hackney

These guys completely blew us away when they played the Rich Mix three years ago. Don’t miss this gig. Idiotape Thursday, 25 July 2019 | 19:00-23:00 Oslo Hackney | 1A Amhurst Road | London E8 1LL Tickets £16.80 from Ticketweb Check for updates on Facebook event page “Seoul’s Idiotape have been making waves internationally with […]

Bursters K-Rock Revelation UK Tour

What was originally planned as a single gig in London in early June has turned into a full-fledged tour in July: Bursters K-Rock Revelation Mon 15 July 19:30 | The Waterfront Norwich | Norwich | Get Tickets Tue 16 July 19:30 | The Mill Digbeth | Birmingham | Get Tickets Wed 17 July 19:00 | […]

Love Without Boundaries: Shorts Night

Another chance to see Oh Suyeon’s Blind Alley, along with Leesong Hee-il’s first short and more: this evening should be good. Love Without Boundaries: Shorts Night Birkbeck Cinema, Thursday 25 July 2019 6:30 pm | Book here First Love (깊고 오랜 사랑) Director: Kang Ji-Sook (2016, 28 mins) Cast: Seo Woo-Rim, Jeong Haeng-Sim Written and […]

Love without Boundaries: The Hand of Fate

The third film in the KCC’s Love without Boundaries season is a classic Han Hyeong-mo movie: The Hand of Fate (운명의 손) Director: Han Hyeong-mo (1954, 85 mins) Cast: Yoon In-ja, Lee Hyang, Joo Seon-tae Thursday 18 July 2019 7:00 pm @KCCUK | Book here The opening scenes of The Hand of Fate reveal the […]

MASC Run to Europe tour at The Garage

Beyond ENT bring their second act of the year to The Garage (20-22 Highbury Corner, London N5 1RD). MASC (마스크) is a four-member boy band formed by J Planet Entertainment in 2016. Friday 28 June 2019, 7pm – 11pm Tickets priced at £25-£110 are available from www.europebeyond.com (NB not https). More details on the Facebook […]