Event Archive 2018

Below is a listing of 2018 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
War Veterans day in KingstonSat 23 Jun 2018Here
Little Pyongyang – screening and Q+AThu 21 Jun 2018
UK Premiere screening: 1987: When the Day ComesMon 18 Jun 2018Here
Art Above Adversity – an exhibition of North Korean paintings18 Jun - 23 Jun 2018
SOAS conference: Senses and the Meanings of Modernity in East Asia, 1890–1945Mon 18 Jun 2018
Monsta X play the Hammersmith ApolloSun 17 Jun 2018
Jambinai in Robert Smith’s MeltdownSat 16 Jun 2018
Thames Philharmonia plays SibeliusSat 16 Jun 2018
Shiyeon Sung and Sunwook Kim in CanterburyFri 15 Jun 2018
Korean art exhibition at the Landmark Arts Centre15 Jun - 17 Jun 2018
Shiyeon Sung and Sunwook Kim in Korea-UK Year of Culture Closing ConcertThu 14 Jun 2018
Assessing the Moon Administration One Year OnWed 13 Jun 2018
Korean performers at the Islington Proms12 Jun - 17 Jun 2018
Korean Speech Contest 2018Sat 09 Jun 2018
SOAS Korean music and dance society performanceSat 09 Jun 2018
Kimchi and Chips: Halo, at Somerset House08 Jun - 27 Jun 2018
Korean Festival fundraiser dinnerFri 08 Jun 2018
Screening: The UnfairThu 07 Jun 2018
Jheon Soocheon: Space of Contemplation, at the KCC07 Jun - 21 Jul 2018
National Changgeuk Company in Trojan Women02 Jun - 03 Jun 2018
Lee Bul in Conversation and Performance by Zadie XaFri 01 Jun 2018
[Birmingham] Mixrice: Migrating Flavours at Eastside Projects01 Jun - 21 Jul 2018
Lee Bul: Crashing, at Hayward Gallery30 May - 19 Aug 2018
May Literature Night: Hwang Sok-yong’s The Old GardenWed 30 May 2018Here
The Longest Tomb: Documentary on the Daejeon Massacre (1950)Tue 29 May 2018
Litro Summer Literary & Arts Festival ’18Sat 26 May 2018
Urban Sound / Nogabe Randriamalala @Greenwich & Lewisham Young People’s TheatreSat 26 May 2018
Lee Seung-taek at White Cube Masons Yard25 May - 30 Jun 2018
Screening: The Old GardenThu 24 May 2018
DJ Soda UK debut at Ministry of SoundThu 24 May 2018
Korean Cinema Echoes: Jang Sunwoo’s A Petal @Deptford CinemaTue 22 May 2018
BKS event: The Two AmbassadorsTue 22 May 2018
KCC May House Concert: Piano Quintet with Joon YoonTue 22 May 2018
Chelsea Flower Show: Hay-joung Hwang’s LG Eco-City Garden22 May - 26 May 2018
LKFF 2018 Teaser Screening #2: Memoir of a MurdererMon 21 May 2018Here
[York] Jukhee Kwon in Aesthetica Art Prize exhibition18 May - 30 Sep 2018
3rd Line Butterfly, Billy Carter, ADOY + Say Sue Me @The Great Escape, Brighton17 May - 19 May 2018
Exit from Paradise: Korean and Japanese photographers at Somerset House17 May - 20 May 2018
Double Bill: Jinyeob Cha x Vakki – riverrun | Lyon Eun Kwon – GloryWed 16 May 2018
Say Sue Me + Billy Carter play Windmill BrixtonWed 16 May 2018
Collaborating on a World Stage – a seminar as part of the K-Dance festivalWed 16 May 2018
Endless Zanhyang with EYRE LLEW at Thousand Island, Highbury CornerTue 15 May 2018
Haegee Lee (sop) with Dominic Sedgwick (bar) at St Clement DanesMon 14 May 2018
Kyung Hwa Shon: Every Second in Between14 May - 20 May 2018
K Hip-hop: Penomeco, Punchnello, Millic in LondonSun 13 May 2018
Double Bill: Kyoung-Shin Kim – Ordinary Stranger | Ahn Sooyoung Company – Swan LakeSat 12 May 2018
3rd Line Butterfly, Gonne Choi + Billy Carter in K-Music showcase @ Rich MixThu 10 May 2018
Screening: Jang Sun-woo’s A PetalThu 10 May 2018
DTSQ, Endless Zanhyang + National Pigeon Unity at Focus WalesThu 10 May 2018
Korea National Contemporary Dance Company – ImmixtureWed 09 May 2018
Ceramic, Embroidery and Lacquerware: A Trio of Korean Crafts09 May - 13 May 2018
Endless Zanhyang – UK tour09 May - 25 May 2018
Zandari Festa showcase at Liverpool Sound City05 May - 06 May 2018
DTSQ UK tour05 May - 10 May 2018
National Pigeon Unity UK tour05 May - 17 May 2018
Voices of Korean Contemporary Artists: Butterfly Effect, @Bargehouse03 May - 06 May 2018
Wookwan’s Korean Temple Food – Book Talk and Tasting EventWed 02 May 2018
Kim Aeran Essay Contest: submission deadline (extended)Mon 30 Apr 2018
Screening: White Badge + Ahn Jung-hyo Q+AThu 26 Apr 2018
April Literature Night: Silver Stallion with Ahn Jung-hyoWed 25 Apr 2018
LKFF 2018 Teaser Screening: Be With YouWed 25 Apr 2018Here
Remembering The 'Comfort Women', at Deptford Does Art25 Apr - 29 Apr 2018
KCC April House Concert: Yong-Jun Lee (Cello) + Alim Beisembayev (piano)Tue 24 Apr 2018
Mun•Bang•Sa•U – The Friends of the Scholar24 Apr - 26 May 2018
BKS event: The Two JudgesMon 23 Apr 2018
Excavator screens at the East End Film FestivalSun 22 Apr 2018
South Club with Nam Taehyun play The UnderworldFri 20 Apr 2018
Yeol Eum Son plays Mozart with ASMF at Cadogan HallFri 20 Apr 2018
Talk on comics from North and South Korea with Paul GravettThu 19 Apr 2018
Joonhong Min: Future’s Present, at SPACE Mare Street19 Apr - 02 Jun 2018
Say Sue Me “Busan Calling” tour in UK17 Apr - 24 Apr 2018
Rockbottom European tour comes to The Underworld, CamdenMon 16 Apr 2018
Sewol fourth anniversary screenings at Birkbeck Cinema16 Apr - 21 Apr 2018
Screening: Yu Hyun-mok’s The Descendants of CainThu 12 Apr 2018Here
Minhee Kim and Taeho Kim: Fragmentality, at Arthill Gallery12 Apr - 14 Apr 2018Here
Rory MacLean: Inside the world’s most secretive nationTue 10 Apr 2018
The Lovers and the Despot screens @National TheatreMon 09 Apr 2018Here
Peggy Gou in Mixmag Live at the Village UndergroundFri 06 Apr 2018
Screening: Bamseom Pirates Seoul InfernoThu 29 Mar 2018Here
Screening: Kim Ki-young’s The SoilThu 29 Mar 2018Here
Screening: Comrade Kim Goes FlyingWed 28 Mar 2018
March Literature Night: Hwang Sung-won’s Descendants of CainWed 28 Mar 2018Here
KCC March House Concert: Sooyeon Lee (Cello) + Milo Harper (Harp)Tue 27 Mar 2018
BKS Annual General MeetingMon 26 Mar 2018
VAV (Very Awesome Voice) perform in LondonSun 25 Mar 2018
2018 LSE SU North Korea Forum: Before He Presses the ButtonSat 24 Mar 2018
Grizzly plays at The Water RatsFri 23 Mar 2018
Lee Yil: seminar and book launch of selected writings on Contemporary Korean ArtFri 23 Mar 2018
Ceramic Art London at Central St Martins23 Mar - 25 Mar 2018Here
[On tour] In-Sook Chappell’s Mountains: The Dreams of Lily Kwok22 Mar - 02 Jun 2018
Screening: The Propaganda GameWed 21 Mar 2018Here
DEAN, 2xxx!, Juseon, Rad Museum, & Reone play the Islington Assembly HallSun 18 Mar 2018
BKS late Seollal celebrationFri 16 Mar 2018Here
[Sheffield] Korea Day in SheffieldSun 11 Mar 2018
HALO’s “Here I Am” tour comes to LondonSun 11 Mar 2018
The Great Wave plays at the National Theatre10 Mar - 14 Apr 2018Here
Brother Anthony’s poetry talks in St Andrews and London10 Mar - 15 Mar 2018Here
Screening: My Heart Is Not Broken YetSat 10 Mar 2018Here
[Nottingham] Korea Day in NottinghamFri 09 Mar 2018
Juree Kim in Exhibit A, at Anise Gallery08 Mar - 07 Apr 2018Here
Seung Ae Lee: Becoming, at the KCC08 Mar - 07 Apr 2018
[Exeter] Young In Hong: The Moon’s Trick02 Mar - 22 Apr 2018
Gyubang: exploring the aesthetic value of Korean handicrafts, at Han Collection01 Mar - 05 May 2018
February literature night: Han Yujoo’s Impossible Fairy TaleWed 28 Feb 2018Here
KCC House Concert with Cheongbin Yu + Victor Dohan LimTue 27 Feb 2018
The Rose plays ULU LiveSat 24 Feb 2018
Made in North Korea: In Conversation with Nicholas BonnerFri 23 Feb 2018
Made in North Korea: Everyday Graphics from the DPRK23 Feb - 13 May 2018
KCC Concert featuring Baritone Claudio Jung and Pianist Grace YeoFri 23 Feb 2018
Kim Hong-joon: Two or Three Things I Know About Kim Ki-youngThu 22 Feb 2018
Korean crafts at Collect 201822 Feb - 25 Feb 2018Here
JVNR + Ooberfuse play the Dublin Castle, CamdenWed 21 Feb 2018
Korea Through My Queer Eyes: a talk with Heezy YangWed 21 Feb 2018
Cooking with North Korean RefugeesTue 20 Feb 2018
Japan Society talk: Escaping to North Korea – with Markus BellMon 19 Feb 2018
1446, The Musical – the preview of a show on the life of King SejongSat 17 Feb 2018Here
Seminar: Yeoju and King Sejong the GreatThu 15 Feb 2018
Photography exhibition: Gay Men And Pants15 Feb - 16 Feb 2018
Dreamcatcher plays ULU LiveWed 14 Feb 2018
ArtKorea – Le Dame Art Gallery at the Meliá White House14 Feb - 28 Feb 2018
South Korea: Earth’s Hidden Wilderness – BBC2 documentarySun 11 Feb 2018Here
LSE SU Korea Future Forum 2018: Korea in the G-2 EraSat 10 Feb 2018
[Durham] The Hills are High: photography exhibition at Oriental Museum09 Feb - 09 Sep 2018
Lee Ufan: Relatum – Stage, in Kensington Gardens06 Feb - 29 Jul 2018Here
Lee Ufan in conversation with Hans Ulrich ObristTue 06 Feb 2018Here
Human rights in North Korea after a decade of changeMon 05 Feb 2018
Jay Park plays the TroxySun 04 Feb 2018
SOAS conference: Colonialism and its ReverberationsSat 03 Feb 2018
Lee Jeongwoong | Laputa: The Fall, at Pontone Gallery02 Feb - 04 Mar 2018
The Korea Crisis, the Moon Jae-in Government, and Olympic PeaceTue 30 Jan 2018
AlphaBAT play the Camden AssemblyMon 29 Jan 2018
Monsta X / Seven / 7 O'clock / Tahiti at Wembley ArenaSat 27 Jan 2018Here
Kitchen Cabinet – the Korean editionSat 27 Jan 2018
[Nottingham] The Real DMZ at New Art Exchange27 Jan - 15 Apr 2018
Minjung Kim: The Memory of Process, at White Cube26 Jan - 10 Mar 2018Here
KCC’s January House concert features the Odora TrioTue 23 Jan 2018
Evening talk: Inside North KoreaTue 23 Jan 2018
Konu Kim sings Schumann and Mahler in lunchtime recitalMon 22 Jan 2018
Spring 2018 season of lectures at SOAS19 Jan - 16 Mar 2018Here
Free music in the BM’s Korea GalleryFri 19 Jan 2018
Korean galleries at London Art Fair 201817 Jan - 21 Jan 2018
Se-mi Hwang with PERC’M in RCM Percussion ShowcaseWed 17 Jan 2018
Koh Sang Woo: Borderlines, at James Freeman Gallery11 Jan - 03 Feb 2018
Exhibition: The Winter Wonders of PyeongChang10 Jan - 17 Feb 2018
Jewyo Rhii and Jihyun Jung: Dawn Breaks08 Dec - 27 Jan 2018
Babbling Comedy at Soho Theatre04 Dec - 06 Jan 2018
Jewyo Rhii: The Day 3, Walls and Barbed – at Amanda Wilkinson Gallery18 Nov - 21 Jan 2018Here
Contemporary Korean Ceramics exhibition at V+A19 May - 11 Feb 2018Here