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The Cabinet: Un-Su Kim in conversation with Phillip Kim

The KCC’s monthly literature discussions restart in February with Un-su Kim’s debut novel The Cabinet. It has quite a different flavour from his Plotters, which was the first to make it into English, but shares its inventiveness and pace. The Cabinet Discussion: Wednesday 23 February 2022, 12 noon Apply by 4 February Full details – … [Read More]

KCCUK 2022 Call For Artists

The KCCUK has announced its 2022 call for artists for an exhibition later this year. As in 2021, the KCCUK is partnering with their colleagues in Germany. 2022 Call for Artists 17 January 2022 – 11 February 2022 The Korean Cultural Centers in the UK and Germany are offering artists an opportunity to exhibit in … [Read More]

Scottish CKS Spring Distinguished Lecture Series

The Scottish Centre for Korean Studies has announced the programme for its Spring Term Distinguished Lecture Series. Publicity still seems to be Facebook only, and you need to visit their Facebook page periodically to get zoom registration links and lecture abstracts. Here’s what we know so far: 11:00 am – 12:30 pm Wednesday 26 Jan … [Read More]

2022 IKSU Annual International Conference

Register for UCLan’s early January conference by the end of this year. Korean Politics and International Relations at Crossroads: Past, Present and the Future Friday 7 January -Saturday 8 January 2022 University of Central Lancashire | Flyde Road | Preston PR1 2HE || Online via Teams Register via EventBrite by 31 December This conference is … [Read More]

SpiritWalker gets limited release in London

For those who (like me) didn’t get to see this at LEAFF this year, SpiritWalker is screening at Odeon Kingston, Wimbledon and Haymarket from tomorrow for a few days. SpiritWalker (유체이탈자) Dir: Yoon Jae-keun (2020, 112 mins) Cast: Yoon Kye-sang, Park Yong-woo, Lim Ji-yeon, Park Ji-hwan Odeon Cinemas | www.odeon.co.uk From the makers of The … [Read More]

Finding Angel released in UK cinemas

Heart-warming Christmas film Finding Angel from director Kim Seong-jun is coming to Cineworld and Odeon cinemas in the UK from 26th November 2021: Finding Angel (천사는 바이러스) Dir Kim Seong-jun (2017, 114mins) Lee Young-a, Park Sung-il, Chon Moo-song Cineworld: Aberdeen Union Sq| Birmingham Broad Street | Bolton| Cardiff | Didsbury | Edinburgh | Enfield | … [Read More]

CL plays the Village Underground

Rapper CL pays her first visit to London at the Village Underground on 30 November. The venue has been upgraded from the nearby XOYO venue to accommodate the demand for tickets. 54 Holywell Lane | Shoreditch | London EC2A 3PQ | www.villageunderground.co.uk She’s sure to perform numbers from her debut album, ALPHA, which includes Spicy: [Read More]

ATEEZ plays the SSE Arena Wembley

After a two year delay imposed by the pandemic, we can finally welcome ATEEZ back to London. This is the concert originally scheduled for March 2020. ATEEZ: The Fellowship – Beginning of the End Tuesday 15 February 2022, 7:30pm | Doors 6pm The SSE Arena | Arena Square | Engineers Way | Wembley Park | … [Read More]