Event Archive 2016

Below is a listing of 2016 events, with links to the original event notice. Where LKL has reviewed the event, an additional link is provided. Where an event lasts for several days or weeks, it appears in the list sorted on its start date.

EventDateReview
Dennis Rodman's Big Bang in Pyongyang31 Dec - 05 Jan 2017
Event news: 43rd London Open Go Congress 201628 Dec - 31 Dec 2016
The KCC announces its 2017 Call for ArtistsFri 16 Dec 2016
Event news: an introduction to Korean beauty tips and productsThu 08 Dec 2016
Korean Sounds Christmas ConcertWed 07 Dec 2016
Exhibition news: Jinhee Park — Surface Layer Time, at Clerkenwell Gallery06 Dec - 11 Dec 2016
Exhibition news: Hyemin Son + John Reardon — Flat Flat Shiny Cat, at the KCC01 Dec - 22 Dec 2016
Event news: an introduction to the UK Exceptional Talent visaTue 29 Nov 2016
Exhibition news: Hwang Seontae — Between Light and Space, at Pontone Gallery25 Nov - 24 Dec 2016
Event news: Under the Sun – Vitaly Mansky’s DPRK documentary screens at the KCCFri 18 Nov 2016
Event news: the 1st Global North Korea Freedom Week14 Nov - 19 Nov 2016
Korean Horror Movies: A Different PerspectiveThu 10 Nov 2016
2016 London Korean Film Festival03 Nov - 27 Nov 2016Here
Event news: November talks hosted by the All Party Parliamentary Group on North Korea02 Nov - 17 Nov 2016
Seminar news: Ambassador Ra Jong-Yil on Jang SongtaekWed 02 Nov 2016
Event news: the hottest K-food in LondonTue 01 Nov 2016
Exhibition news: Bae Joonsung, at Pontone Gallery28 Oct - 20 Nov 2016
Event news: Sunwook Kim plays Mozart, Schubert & Beethoven at the WigmoreTue 25 Oct 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — Modern Table present Darkness Poomba, 24-25 Oct24 Oct - 25 Oct 2016Here
2016 London East Asia Film Festival22 Oct - 30 Oct 2016Here
Event news: K-music 2016 — Danpyunsun and The Sailors + Asian Chairshot, 21 OctFri 21 Oct 2016Here
Park Chan-wook retrospective @LEAFF 201621 Oct - 30 Oct 2016Here
Exhibition news: Kitty Jun-Im — Connected Moment, at Han Collection21 Oct - 29 Oct 2016
Festival news: the first edition of LEAFF announces its programme20 Oct - 30 Oct 2016Here
Hwang Jungeun book launch at London Review BookshopThu 20 Oct 2016Here
Korean films in LEAFF’s Competition, Official Selection and Stories of Women sections20 Oct - 30 Oct 2016Here
Event news: Art & Disaster-3D printing — artist talkThu 20 Oct 2016
Event news: Korean Cultural Day(s) at New Malden Methodist Church20 Oct - 23 Oct 2016
Exhibition news: Excavating the Sky, at The Square Gallery18 Oct - 30 Oct 2016
Exhibition news: Sun Ju Lee — assembly passage, at Willesden Green Library14 Oct - 30 Nov 2016
Event news: Cyrano Agency and Fasten Your Seatbelt are October’s screenings at the KCC13 Oct - 27 Oct 2016
Event news: King’s College London Contemporary Korea Speaker Series13 Oct - 08 Nov 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — National Gugak Centre, 12 OctWed 12 Oct 2016
Shin Sang-ok double bill at the Regent Street Cinema12 Oct - 13 Oct 2016Here
Event news: K-music 2016 — Kyungso Park & Andy Sheppard, 11 OctTue 11 Oct 2016Here
Event news: DGC K-pop dance show #10Sun 09 Oct 2016
Exhibition news: Kim Jin-kwan solo show at 5th Base Gallery07 Oct - 12 Oct 2016
Exhibition news: Koo Jeong A — Riptide: KCC’s Artist of the Year exhibition07 Oct - 19 Nov 2016
Train to Busan is the final LKFF 2016 Teaser screeningThu 06 Oct 2016Here
Korean films at the 2016 BFI London Film Festival05 Oct - 13 Oct 2016Here
Event news: KCC House Concert with the Rogeri String TrioTue 04 Oct 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — Jambinai, 3 OctMon 03 Oct 2016Here
Event news: Flatmates v Zombies 2, at Tristan Bates TheatreMon 03 Oct 2016
Autumn 2016 seminars at SOAS30 Sep - 31 Dec 2016
Event news: Okkyung Lee and Bill Orcutt at Cafe OtoWed 28 Sep 2016
Exhibition news: Korean Artist Crew — Garnish, at NuDawn28 Sep - 03 Oct 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — Idiotape + Patients, 27 SeptTue 27 Sep 2016Here
Conference news: the 4th World Congress for Hallyu26 Sep - 28 Sep 2016
10th K-pop academy24 Sep - 26 Nov 2016
Event news: UK-Korea business seminarFri 23 Sep 2016
The Lovers and the Despot comes online and to theatresFri 23 Sep 2016Here
Exhibition news: Ceramics by Oh Man-chul, at Han Collection22 Sep - 05 Oct 2016
Korean designers at 100% Design and Tent London21 Sep - 25 Sep 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — Youn Sun Nah, 20 SeptTue 20 Sep 2016Here
Korean culture workshops at KCC20 Sep - 23 Nov 2016
Event news: Chuseok celebrations in KingstonSat 17 Sep 2016
Chuseok at the British Museum – 17 SeptSat 17 Sep 2016
Chuseok at the British Museum – 16 SeptFri 16 Sep 2016
Event news: K-music 2016 — Jeong Ga Ak Hoe, 15-17 Sept15 Sep - 17 Sep 2016Here
K-music 2016 – the official press release15 Sep - 25 Oct 2016Here
Event news: Chuseok at the British Museum15 Sep - 17 Sep 2016
Event news: Saving My Hubby and Scandal Makers are September’s screenings at the KCC15 Sep - 29 Sep 2016
Chuseok at the British Museum – 15 SeptThu 15 Sep 2016
Exhibition news: Korean artists at Start Art Fair15 Sep - 18 Sep 2016Here
Exhibition news: Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust: First Decade, at Marlborough Fine Arts09 Sep - 17 Sep 2016
Exhibition news: Baek Kyung-sook’s donated Haenyeo photographs, at Jeju Stone Park09 Sep - 08 Nov 2016
Joint East Asian Studies Conference 201607 Sep - 09 Sep 2016
South Korea at London Design Biennale 201607 Sep - 27 Sep 2016Here
Event news: ArtTalk – Creative Relationships in LondonTue 06 Sep 2016
Kang Ik-joong -- Moon Jar, at Robilant+Voena06 Sep - 23 Sep 2016Here
Exhibition news: Yun Hyong-keun at Simon Lee Gallery06 Sep - 29 Sep 2016Here
Event news: Korean Culture Day in BatterseaSat 03 Sep 2016
Screening: Kim Seong-hun's Tunnel02 Sep - 08 Sep 2016Here
Thames installation: Kang Ik-joong's Floating Dreams01 Sep - 30 Sep 2016Here
Event news: 2 K-horror hits at Frightfest27 Aug - 29 Aug 2016
Event news: August’s literature night features Jung Young MoonThu 25 Aug 2016
Event news: Korean Sounds 4 — Summer AriaWed 24 Aug 2016
Event news: Bongsu Park Crossing Over — Ritual of Grief13 Aug - 20 Aug 2016Here
Event news: Save the Green Planet and No. 3 are August’s films at the KCC11 Aug - 25 Aug 2016
Event news: Korean Shakespeare in Theory and PracticeMon 08 Aug 2016Here
Event news: Ongals – Babbling Comedy returns to KingstonFri 05 Aug 2016
Lee Seok-hoon’s Himalaya screens at Regent Street CinemaThu 04 Aug 2016Here
Korean performers and artists at Edinburgh Fringe 201603 Aug - 29 Aug 2016Here
Exhibition news: Make Your Movements – crafts at the KCC from 1 August01 Aug - 17 Sep 2016
Jason Bae piano recital at KCCTue 26 Jul 2016
Maya Youssef, Cheng Yu + Hyelim Kim at Club InégalesSat 23 Jul 2016Here
July KCC screenings: My Teacher, Mr. Kim + King of Jokgu14 Jul - 28 Jul 2016Here
Koo Jeong A's Art Night installation in Charing CrossSat 02 Jul 2016Here
Exhibition news: Oh Se-Yeol — The Layers of Memory, at Pontone Gallery01 Jul - 24 Jul 2016
Event news: Lynn Czae piano recital at Schott Music RoomThu 23 Jun 2016
Concert news: Korean Sounds 3 comes to Kings Place, 22 JuneWed 22 Jun 2016
Event news: Remembering Dictators – The Politics of Bronze Statues in South Korea and TaiwanWed 22 Jun 2016
Exhibition news: Existing City/New Resource, at the KCC20 Jun - 16 Jul 2016
Event news: HaHaHa and Singles are June’s screenings at the KCC16 Jun - 30 Jun 2016
Exhibition news: Seoung Ku Lee — From Nature: Mental Images, at Han Collection16 Jun - 30 Jun 2016
Gamin at Spitalfields Festival – programme detailsWed 15 Jun 2016Here
Purcell and improvisation with Korean instruments14 Jun - 15 Jun 2016Here
Event news: Sounds of Korea, at SOASFri 10 Jun 2016
Event news: Ambassador Kathleen Stephens gives Ra Jong-il Annual LectureFri 03 Jun 2016
Event news: Neon Bunny to perform in KilburnFri 03 Jun 2016Here
Conference news: 5th Korean Screen Culture Conference02 Jun - 04 Jun 2016
Event news: Architecture Arttalk at the KCC, 2 JuneThu 02 Jun 2016
Event news: Jang Jae-hyun’s The Priests screens at Picturehouse CentralThu 02 Jun 2016Here
Event news: Dead Buttons and others play The ForgeWed 25 May 2016
Patients UK tour25 May - 05 Jun 2016
Hay Joung Hwang's LG Smart Garden at Chelsea Flower Show24 May - 28 May 2016Here
Event news: Barberettes and Danpyunsun & the Sailors perform in BrightonSat 21 May 2016
Event news: Jambinai returns to LondonMon 16 May 2016
Event news: B.A.P tour comes to LondonFri 13 May 2016Here
Event news: an evening with Korean authors Han Yujoo and Cheon Myeong-kwanFri 13 May 2016
Event news: Granny’s Got Talent and C’est Si Bon are May’s screenings at the KCC12 May - 26 May 2016
Exhibition news: Lee Kang-hyo at Sylvester Fine Art11 May - 05 Jun 2016
Event news: K-Lit in the age of Korean CoolTue 10 May 2016Here
Sewol families visit UK10 May - 11 May 2016
Event news: Joo Yeon Sir’s concert diary for May includes a Karl Jenkins premier05 May - 22 May 2016Here
Gig news: Giriboy, DJ SQ, Illustrious One in ShoreditchSun 01 May 2016
Event news: The Wind is Blowing + Jeju’s Aching Heart, at Deptford CinemaSat 30 Apr 2016
Event news: Jane Portal on art and archaeology in North KoreaFri 29 Apr 2016
Exhibition news: Sacred Art – an international group exhibition at Aberglasney House, Carmarthen29 Apr - 05 May 2016
KCC’s April Korean Literature Night features Cheon Myung-kwan’s Modern FamilyThu 28 Apr 2016Here
Exhibition news: Hoyeon Kang – How to Shout Yahoo, at the KCC19 Apr - 27 May 2016
Shine Artists open in Chelsea19 Apr - 15 May 2016
Lee Joon-ik's The Throne screens at Regent St CinemaMon 18 Apr 2016Here
Event news: “Cruel State” documentary screening and 2nd anniversary Sewol Silent ProtestSat 16 Apr 2016
Event news: Rock Bottom Crew at the Underworld, CamdenThu 14 Apr 2016
Event news: Sunny and Barking Dogs are April’s KCC screenings12 Apr - 28 Apr 2016Here
Young Koreans feature prominently in this year’s Menuhin Competition07 Apr - 17 Apr 2016
Event news: Jason Bae & Sulki Yu with RPO members at King’s PlaceWed 06 Apr 2016
Event news: ARTTALK – Filmic Dialogue with Yunjoo Kwak and Igor SevcukMon 04 Apr 2016
KCCUK Spring 2016 Call for Artists31 Mar - 30 Apr 2016
Exhibition news: Kye Sook Park at Riverhouse Arts Centre30 Mar - 17 Apr 2016
Event news: A feast of Traditional Korean DanceTue 22 Mar 2016
Event news: two screenings featuring Lee Mi-sook in March17 Mar - 31 Mar 2016
Event news: Great Exhibitionists – Braedalyn, at the RCMThu 17 Mar 2016
Event news: Business Opportunities with Korea, in BirminghamTue 15 Mar 2016
Event news: I am Sun Mu screens at Human Rights Watch Film Fest13 Mar - 16 Mar 2016Here
Event news: Seong-jin Cho’s St John’s Smith Square debutFri 11 Mar 2016
Conference news: The Commission of Inquiry — What Next?Fri 11 Mar 2016
Event news: an evening with 3 North Korean exilesThu 10 Mar 2016
Event news: UK-Korea Creative Industries ForumMon 07 Mar 2016Here
Live Statue protest in support of "Comfort Women"Sat 05 Mar 2016Here
Event news: ARTTALK — What is Dansaekhwa?Thu 03 Mar 2016
Concert news: Joo Yeon Sir’s St John’s Smith Square debutTue 01 Mar 2016
Exhibition news: Two Seeds of Early Spring, at the RCA01 Mar - 05 Mar 2016
Event news: Benson Lee’s Seoul Searching to screen at Asia House film festSat 27 Feb 2016
KCC screening: The PiratesThu 25 Feb 2016Here
2016 Korean Literature Nights25 Feb - 24 Nov 2016Here
Event news: State of Play, a documentary on pro-gamers, to screen at Asia House film festTue 23 Feb 2016
Exhibition news: Abstractions & Figurations, at Gallery 5422 Feb - 28 Feb 2016
Conference news: Addressing violence against women and girls in the DPRKMon 22 Feb 2016Here
Event news: History 히스토리 to perform in IslingtonSun 21 Feb 2016
Event news: Dok2 + The Quiett to perform at The LaundryFri 19 Feb 2016
Exhibition news: Print Matters — KCCUK’s contribution to London Fashion Week15 Feb - 24 Mar 2016
Exhibition news: No Monkey BusinessSun 14 Feb 2016
Yiyun Kang presents her site-specific work in the V+AFri 12 Feb 2016Here
Event news: Korean ‘Comfort Women’ — Listen to Their Voices, Hear Their Cries.Fri 12 Feb 2016
Event news: A Hard Day screens at the KCCThu 11 Feb 2016Here
Exhibition news: Michael Joo — Radiohalo, at Blain Southern09 Feb - 09 Apr 2016
Conference news: LSE SU Korea Future Forum 2016Sat 06 Feb 2016
An opportunity to hear Ban Ki-moon in LondonFri 05 Feb 2016Here
Event news: Sung Hwan Kim in Arttalk at KCCFri 05 Feb 2016
Event news: inaugural Korean Sounds concert at Kings PlaceWed 03 Feb 2016
Exhibition: ART KOREA London03 Feb - 03 Mar 2016
Event news: Onejoon Che in Dialogues of Space ArttalkTue 02 Feb 2016
Event news: BKS Go Evening to celebrate Lunar New YearTue 02 Feb 2016
Event news: A talk with North Korean refugee Sungju LeeMon 01 Feb 2016
Event news: two screenings of Hong Sang-soo’s In Another Country26 Jan - 28 Jan 2016
Exhibition news: Junebum Park in Digital Generation23 Jan - 06 Mar 2016Here
Centre of Korean Studies early 2016 seminars22 Jan - 27 May 2016
Noh Suntag: Dance of Order | Really Good, Murder21 Jan - 12 Mar 2016Here
Art Fair news: Kyung Hwa Shon solo exhibition at London Art Fair 201620 Jan - 24 Jan 2016Here
Korean galleries at London Art Fair 201620 Jan - 24 Jan 2016Here
Art Fair news: Hanmi Gallery presents Guem MinJeong at LAF20 Jan - 24 Jan 2016Here
Dansaekhwa exhibition at The Arts Club18 Jan - 16 Apr 2016Here
Event news: APPGNK on Sanctioning North KoreaMon 18 Jan 2016
Exhibition news: Park Seo-Bo — Ecriture 1967-198115 Jan - 12 Mar 2016
Book launch: Han Kang's Human Acts11 Jan - 13 Jan 2016Here
Event news: Social Change in North Korea – Current Trends and Future ProspectsFri 08 Jan 2016Here
Supporters of Comfort Women to protest outside Korean EmbassyWed 06 Jan 2016
P'yongyang - a new play by In-Sook Chappell05 Jan - 30 Jan 2016Here
Exhibition news: Heeseung Chung and Onejoon Che — Dialogues of Space15 Dec - 06 Feb 2016
Exhibition: Shin Kiwoun - Bate's Room15 Dec - 05 Jan 2016Here
Event news: You for Me for You – a new play about North Korean border-crossers03 Dec - 09 Jan 2016Here
Exhibition: Christine Sun Kim - Rustle Tustle27 Nov - 30 Jan 2016
Exhibition news: Kyung Hwa Shon in UK/RAINE24 Nov - 03 Jan 2016
Yiyun Kang V+A residency studio visits14 Oct - 30 Mar 2016