London Korean Links

Covering things Korean in London and beyond since 2006

Kimchi Day celebrations in Kingston

Celebrate the zest and zeal of Korean culture with us on Kimchi Day, November 22nd, at Market House, Royal Borough of Kingston! We’re thrilled to bring you an array of exciting events: Fermentation Lecture with Mr. Lee Jung-geun (11:00 – 12:15) – Dive into the fascinating world of fermentation, a cornerstone of Korean cuisine. Kimchi … [Read More]

Kingston Korea Kimchi Festival 2023

Programmes 11:00 – 12:30 Duo Kimchi Making Competition (registration required) 13:00 – 14:00 Group Kimchi Making Competition (registration required) 14:30 – 16:00 K-Pop Random Dance Play Exhibition and Sales 8 Korean Provinces Kimchi Exhibition Exhibition and Sale of various Korean foods Writing your Name in Hangul by Famous Korean Calligrapher Master Kilchan Lee Korean Street … [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]

Sollip pop-up at CORD Restaurant

For its first pop-up ever, CORD by Le Cordon Bleu partners with the Ministry of Culture, Sports and Tourism, Korean Foundation for International Cultural Exchange, and the Korean Cultural Centre UK to introduce a Korean-inspired menu from the duo behind one Michelin-starred restaurant Sollip, in a celebration of Korean culture. Cord will host the pop-up … [Read More]

The Sancheong World Traditional Medicine Anti-Aging Expo: reaching beyond Korea to heal the world.

The 2023 Sancheong World Traditional Medicine and Anti-Aging Expo (“Sancheong Expo”) will be held in Donguibogam Village, Sancheong County, from 15 September to 19 October 2023. The theme of this healing expo is “Promise of the Future, Traditional Medicine in the World”. Visitors can enjoy health and healing through the experience of traditional medicine from … [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]

North Korean Food Exhibition in New Malden

To celebrate the Mayor’s Community Weekend, Connect North Korea are delighted to invite you to the North Korean Food Exhibition in New Malden. In this exhibition, North Korean refugee chefs will create North Korean dishes which have special meaning to them. The North Korean chefs will share their memories of these dishes as a way … [Read More]

Jirisan – the landscape that inspired Hwang Jihae’s “Letter from a Million Years Past” garden at Chelsea

LKL goes on a field trip to the deep valleys of Jirisan, the landscape that inspired Hwang Jihae’s “Letter from a Million Years Past” garden at Chelsea Flower Show and talks about the designer’s aims for the garden itself, which advocates letting nature to its own devices so that the aboriginal plants can thrive. In Jirisan, that means plants that benefit human health. [Read More]