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
[Sheffield] Bongsu Park: Dream Auction performanceSat 20 Oct 2018
K-music 2018: Urban Sound, 19 October @Kings PlaceFri 19 Oct 2018
Performance Histories: Kim Ku Lim talks at SOASThu 18 Oct 2018
BKS Annual reception in Houses of ParliamentThu 18 Oct 2018
Korean Culture Month at Foyles13 Oct - 31 Oct 2018
Oh Man-chul: Capturing the Spirit, at Han Collection11 Oct - 30 Oct 2018
BFI London Film Festival10 Oct - 21 Oct 2018
BTS “Love Yourself” World Tour in London09 Oct - 10 Oct 2018
K-music 2018: Ensemble E-DO, 9 October @Rich MixTue 09 Oct 2018
[Edinburgh] Yun Posun Memorial Symposium08 Oct - 09 Oct 2018
Say Sue Me @Lexington ShoreditchMon 08 Oct 2018
[Manchester] Asia Triennial Manchester 201805 Oct - 21 Oct 2018
Lee Leenam + Hwang Seontae @Pontone Gallery04 Oct - 04 Nov 2018
Frieze Week artist talk: Yunchul KimThu 04 Oct 2018
Haegue Yang at SOAS as part of the SOAS / Sotheby’s SeriesThu 04 Oct 2018
K-music 2018: SsingSsing, 2 October @Purcell RoomTue 02 Oct 2018
K-Music: SsingSsing at Pizza Express SohoSun 30 Sep 2018
BAKS Workshop: The Agency of Korean WomenSat 29 Sep 2018
ZICO – King of the Zungle Tour comes to LondonFri 28 Sep 2018
Exhibition: Jiro Takumatsu, Hi Red Center, Hirata Minoru + Kim Ku Lim28 Sep - 28 Oct 2018
September literature night: Pyun Hye-young’s The HoleWed 26 Sep 2018
KCC September House Concert: The Elpis TrioTue 25 Sep 2018
Sculpture in the City: Suh Do-ho -- Bridging Home, London24 Sep - 31 Mar 2019
Han Collection / 4482 artist talk: Nayoung JeongMon 24 Sep 2018
Kingston’s Korean Harvest FestivalSat 22 Sep 2018
Shin Yong-il: Into the Void, at Han Collection21 Sep - 10 Oct 2018
SOAS conference: Visualising Asia20 Sep - 21 Sep 2018
Online seminar: Lessons from Arts and Cultural Education in UK and South KoreaThu 20 Sep 2018
Michael Palin in North Korea on Channel 520 Sep - 27 Sep 2018
100% Design London / Tent London19 Sep - 23 Sep 2018
Kimchi demonstration by Lee Ha-yeunWed 19 Sep 2018
Yunchul Kim: Dawns, Mine, Crystal @KCCUK18 Sep - 03 Nov 2018
BKS Chuseok celebrationMon 17 Sep 2018
Final LKFF Teaser: A Tiger in WinterMon 17 Sep 2018
START Art Fair 201813 Sep - 16 Sep 2018
Serpentine Park Nights feature YaejiFri 07 Sep 2018
Boksoondoga restaurant: Marylebone pop-up04 Sep - 15 Sep 2018
Koppel Art Hive + Sunny Art Prize group exhibitions04 Sep - 30 Sep 2018
LKFF Teaser #5: Gonjiam – Haunted AsylumThu 30 Aug 2018
BIGONE @ The Fiddler’s ElbowThu 30 Aug 2018
August literature night: Eun Hee-kyung’s Beauty Looks Down On MeWed 29 Aug 2018
KCC August House Concert: Yoonseo Sally LeeTue 28 Aug 2018
Lady from 406 screens at FrightfestMon 27 Aug 2018
KCC Screening: Black RepublicThu 23 Aug 2018
Documentary fortnight day 4: Jung Il-woo, My FriendSun 19 Aug 2018Here
Documentary fortnight day 3: SoseongriSat 18 Aug 2018
New Malden Korean FestivalSat 18 Aug 2018Here
KCC Screening: MandalaThu 16 Aug 2018
The Valerie Beston Artists’ Trust Prizewinner: Seeun Kim15 Aug - 22 Aug 2018
Along with the Gods 2 UK release + double bill screeningWed 15 Aug 2018Here
Documentary fortnight day 2: Repatriation, conversation + roundtableSun 12 Aug 2018Here
Arirang Concert featuring Chinese and North and South Korean performersSun 12 Aug 2018
Documentary fortnight day 1: A Slice Room, Sanggyedong Olympics + 6 Day Struggle at Myeongdong CathedralSat 11 Aug 2018Here
KCC Screening: Barefooted YoungThu 09 Aug 2018
KCC Exhibition: Hyen Jungyoon — Walking on Tiptoes06 Aug - 01 Sep 2018
Korean performers at the 2018 Edinburgh Fringe02 Aug - 27 Aug 2018
KCC Screening: A Woman JudgeThu 02 Aug 2018
Jinyong Park in Gazelli Art House Window Project celebration02 Aug - 01 Sep 2018
Seong-jin Cho plays Chopin in OxfordSun 29 Jul 2018
Lee Bul In DepthSat 28 Jul 2018Here
Park Neung-saeng: Travelling through the seasons28 Jul - 04 Aug 2018
Edinburgh Fringe showcase at Sadlers WellsFri 27 Jul 2018
KCC Screening: The Sea KnowsThu 26 Jul 2018
Joonhong Min: Urban Camouflage26 Jul - 19 Aug 2018
July Literature Night: Kim Young-ha’s I Hear Your VoiceWed 25 Jul 2018
KCC July House Concert: Resonanz DuoTue 24 Jul 2018
LKFF 2018 Teaser Screening #4: Claire’s CameraMon 23 Jul 2018
Gray, Loco, Woo Won Jae, DJ Pumkin in LondonSat 21 Jul 2018
KCC screening: Bungee Jumping of their OwnThu 19 Jul 2018
Tate Liverpool artist talk: Haegue YangSat 14 Jul 2018
[Liverpool] Haegue Yang + Suki Seokyeong Kang @ Tate Liverpool + Bluecoat14 Jul - 28 Oct 2018
Joo Yeon Sir: artist in residence @ Lichfield Festival08 Jul - 12 Jul 2018
2018 K-Pop World Festival: UK Regional RoundSat 07 Jul 2018
[Eastbourne] Korean FestivalSat 07 Jul 2018
SaaWee Korean Rhythm Project at October GallerySat 07 Jul 2018
[Edinburgh] Korean Crafts at the Scottish Gallery04 Jul - 28 Jul 2018
Junghoon Kim, Hagee Lee + Kyoungsun Park in PAWA operatic soireeSat 30 Jun 2018
[Croydon] Reality of Juche Korea as seen through posters30 Jun - 07 Jul 2018
In-sook Chappell: The Free Nine, at the National TheatreFri 29 Jun 2018
Screening: My Brilliant Life + Kim Aeran Q&AThu 28 Jun 2018
June Literature Night: A conversation with Kim AeranWed 27 Jun 2018
KCC June House Concert: Juhee Yang (Violin)Tue 26 Jun 2018
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 2018Here
Korean Festival fundraiser dinnerFri 08 Jun 2018
Screening: The UnfairThu 07 Jun 2018Here
Jheon Soocheon: Space of Contemplation, at the KCC07 Jun - 21 Jul 2018
National Changgeuk Company in Trojan Women02 Jun - 03 Jun 2018Here
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 2018Here
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
[Venice] Suh Do-ho: Robin Hood Gardens - A Ruin in Reverse26 May - 25 Nov 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 2018Here
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 2018Here
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 2018Here
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 2018Here
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 - 27 Jan 2019Here
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