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 […]

8th World Hallyu Congress, at Kellogg College Oxford

The agenda for the 8th World Hallyu Congress hosted at Kellogg College in Oxford – but held online via Zoom – has been announced, with panel sessions on Coronavirus and Pop Culture, Netflix, Broadway and the Pandemic, Inter-Asia Cultural Exchanges and Melancholia in Pop Culture. One session, Cosmetic Surgery before and after Covid-19, will be […]

KCC August House Concert (online): Yana Khvan (Piano), Jaeyong Nam (Clarinet), Jisu Song (Viola)

The KCC’s August House Concert is online. Yana Khvan (Piano), Jaeyong Nam (Clarinet), Jisu Song (Viola) Thursday 26 August 2021, 7 pm on KCCUK YouTube Channel Programme W. A. Mozart – “Kegelstatt” Trio in E flat, KV 498 I. Andante II. Menuetto III. Rondò Schumann Märchenerzählungen, op. 132 for Clarinet, Viola and Piano I. Lebhaft, nicht […]

Hallyu Con 2021

Hallyu Con returns to London for its second edition. There are opportunities for you to participate and share your passion in several ways. Follow the links below to find out more. Hallyu Con will be streamed from 2pm UK time on 4 September 2021 Watch on the KCCUK’s YouTube Channel or the dedicated Hallyu Con […]