Event Archive 2019

Below is a listing of 2019 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
LKFF 2019 Teaser Screening #4: Ode to the GooseMon 19 Aug 2019
KNK Sunrise Tour at the Islington AcademySun 18 Aug 2019
Nina Park plays one-handed daegeumSun 18 Aug 2019
2019 Independence Day Korean Festival in New MaldenSat 17 Aug 2019
Remebering Sewol - public engagement in New MaldenSat 17 Aug 2019
Love without Boundaries: OasisThu 08 Aug 2019
Eris 136199 play the VortexThu 08 Aug 2019
BTS “Bring the Soul” movie screenings07 Aug - 10 Aug 2019
Love without Boundaries: Wanee & JunahThu 01 Aug 2019
Korean performances at Edinburgh Fringe 201931 Jul - 26 Aug 2019LKL
July Literature Night: Diary of a Murderer by Kim Young-haWed 31 Jul 2019LKL
Lunchtime piano recital at St Martin-in-the-Fields: Jinah ShimTue 30 Jul 2019
Makgeolli-making class at the KCCMon 29 Jul 2019
Stray Kids play the Brixton AcademySun 28 Jul 2019
LEAFF open air screenings in Leicester SquareSat 27 Jul 2019
SaaWee: New Ritual, at Albany Red RoomFri 26 Jul 2019LKL
Idiotape play the Oslo HackneyThu 25 Jul 2019
Love Without Boundaries: Shorts NightThu 25 Jul 2019
KCC July House Concert: Sooyeon Lee, HyunJeong Hwang and Minhee ChoTue 23 Jul 2019
Exhibition: Circulation Metaphor, at the KCC23 Jul - 07 Sep 2019LKL
Yeol Eum Son plays Mozart at the PromsTue 23 Jul 2019
LKFF 2019 Teaser Screening #3: FengshuiMon 22 Jul 2019
Love without Boundaries: The Hand of FateThu 18 Jul 2019
Games of Change? Sport Diplomacy and the Korean PeninsulaWed 17 Jul 2019
Hyukoh play the Oslo HackneyTue 16 Jul 2019
Bursters K-Rock Revelation UK Tour15 Jul - 20 Jul 2019
Heezy Yang: Survey Show and Queer Performance evening13 Jul - 14 Jul 2019
Artist Talk: Heezy Yang meets Hurricane KimchiSat 13 Jul 2019
Cha Jongrye: Mysterious Topographies, at Pontone Gallery12 Jul - 04 Aug 2019
Sung Im Her in Future Fridays at Chisenhale Dance SpaceFri 12 Jul 2019
Mari Kim: Immortal Beloved, at Pontone Gallery12 Jul - 04 Aug 2019LKL
Love without Boundaries: No RegretThu 11 Jul 2019
Monsta X “We are here” tour at SSE ArenaTue 09 Jul 2019
NCT 127 – Neo City: The Origin at SSE ArenaSun 07 Jul 2019
Discover Korean Art at the British Museum06 Jul - 20 Jul 2019
Yu Ho-jin in The Illusionists – at Shaftesbury Theatre06 Jul - 01 Sep 2019LKL
Hyelim Kim in LSO Eclectica: Birdsong + Borders with Merit ArianeFri 05 Jul 2019LKL
Love without Boundaries: A Girl At My DoorThu 04 Jul 2019LKL
Bongsu Park + Jinyeob Cha: Dream Ritual performance03 Jul - 06 Jul 2019LKL
Tai-Jung Um: Frieze Sculpture in Regent’s Park03 Jul - 06 Oct 2019
Giriboy, Kid Milli, Jvcki Wai, DJ SQ play the Oval SpaceSat 29 Jun 2019
Exhibition: The Earth Cries29 Jun - 30 Jun 2019
Korean traditional and contemporary music lecture-concertFri 28 Jun 2019
Nayeong Jeong in A Dance of Scales, at Assembly Point28 Jun - 30 Jun 2019LKL
MASC Run to Europe tour at The GarageFri 28 Jun 2019
Parasang: Byron Wallen, Jihye Kim + Pouta EhsaeiThu 27 Jun 2019LKL
June Literature Night: Sweet Potato by Kim TonginWed 26 Jun 2019
KCC June House Concert: Jenny Lee + Artur HaftmanTue 25 Jun 2019
My Mother and Her Guest screens at Deptford CinemaTue 25 Jun 2019
Discussion: Digital Sexual Violence in South KoreaMon 24 Jun 2019
A Midsummer Night’s Jinro: the K-Factor singing contestSun 23 Jun 2019
Christine Sun Kim in Art Night: We Mean BusinessSat 22 Jun 2019
Zadie Xa in Art Night: Child of Magohalmi and the Echos of CreationSat 22 Jun 2019
Korean Speech Contest 2019 at the KCCSat 22 Jun 2019
K-beauty x K-pop makeup workshop at The PlaceSat 22 Jun 2019LKL
Sung Im Her performs Human Wall at Windrush and BeyondSat 22 Jun 2019
Eric Nam plays the Islington Academy21 Jun - 22 Jun 2019
Eric Nam Kpop Afterparty @O2 Academy IslingtonFri 21 Jun 2019
Home Truths season: My Mother and her GuestThu 20 Jun 2019LKL
Screening: Daily Bread + 50 Years of SilenceWed 19 Jun 2019
KOJA Beauty pop-up store at Boxpark Shoreditch18 Jun - 23 Jun 2019
2019 Quiz on Korea at the KCCSat 15 Jun 2019
The Litter Exhibition, at 4 Mason’s Yard15 Jun - 18 Jun 2019
XXX European Tour @Corsica Studios, LondonFri 14 Jun 2019
SOAS seminar: North Korea and Socialist CzechoslovakiaFri 14 Jun 2019
2019 Korean Art Exhibition at Landmark Arts Centre14 Jun - 16 Jun 2019
Korean Sounds annual concert at SOASFri 14 Jun 2019
Home Truths season: Woman of FireThu 13 Jun 2019
BKS / Chatham House event: The Korean Peninsula – A Diplomatic OutlookThu 13 Jun 2019LKL
Balming Tiger play the Old Blue LastWed 12 Jun 2019
Screening: Autumn, Autumn, at Aperture Asia & Pacific Film FestivalTue 11 Jun 2019
Exhibition: Ways to Experience, at the KCC11 Jun - 06 Jul 2019
Nobudam: Playground – a group exhibition at Art Number 2308 Jun - 12 Jun 2019
K-dance 2019: Triple Bill: Choi X Kang Project / Goblin Party / Noname SosuFri 07 Jun 2019LKL
SOAS seminar: The Video Game Industry in South KoreaFri 07 Jun 2019
Bongsu Park in Rosenfeld Porcini group show: Contemplating the Spiritual07 Jun - 13 Jul 2019
Korean Screen Cultures Conference @UCLAN06 Jun - 07 Jun 2019
Jambinai play The Garage, Highbury CornerThu 06 Jun 2019LKL
A Celebration and Book Launch: Korean Treasures in the University of OxfordThu 06 Jun 2019
Home Truths season: LiesThu 06 Jun 2019
K-Drama + Korean television symposium @UCLANWed 05 Jun 2019
K-dance 2019: Double Bill – Art Project BORATue 04 Jun 2019LKL
BTS world tour: Love Yourself, Speak Yourself @Wembley Stadium01 Jun - 02 Jun 2019
K-dance 2019: Modern Table Dance Company – Sok-do (Velocity)Fri 31 May 2019LKL
KCC workshop: Dreams and Dreaming – their place in our livesFri 31 May 2019
Oxford seminar: Historical wars in contemporary South KoreaThu 30 May 2019
Home Truths season: The Room NearbyThu 30 May 2019
Sunmi’s Warning World Tour comes to Indigo at the O2Thu 30 May 2019
Yva Jung: Monday Morning – at Departure Lounge, Luton30 May - 13 Jul 2019
[Cambridge] Ra Jong-yil Lecture – Professor Carter EckertWed 29 May 2019
May Literature Night: Endless Blue Sky, by Yi HyoseokWed 29 May 2019
BTS Club Night – Countdown to Wembley – @O2 Academy IslingtonFri 24 May 2019
The Artist’s Table – Do Ho SuhWed 22 May 2019
BLACKPINK 2019 world tour in Manchester and London21 May - 22 May 2019
KCC May House Concert: Aeolian String QuartetTue 21 May 2019
Francesca Cho and Choi Mi-young in Bermondsey Project Space group show21 May - 15 Jun 2019
LKFF 2019 Teaser Screening #2: DefaultMon 20 May 2019
An evening of baduk with the British Go Association and BKSMon 20 May 2019Ext
Report Launch: “Sex Slaves” - North Korean trafficked women in ChinaMon 20 May 2019
Hyelim Kim in Oxford Taegŭm RecitalFri 17 May 2019
[Oxford] Book launch: Korea’s Premier Collection of Classical LiteratureTue 14 May 2019
Opera House lunchtime recital: Konu KimMon 13 May 2019
[Oxford] Ex-periphery: South Korea in the Post-miracle EraMon 13 May 2019
Discussion: Denuclearising the Korean PeninsulaMon 13 May 2019
SF9 plays the Shepherds Bush EmpireSun 12 May 2019Ext
Korean bands at The Great Escape 201909 May - 11 May 2019
Home Truths season: An AffairThu 09 May 2019
Take a Moment: A selection of Korean Crafts08 May - 31 May 2019
2019 K-Music showcase @Rich MixTue 07 May 2019
Screening: Under the Sky of SeoulTue 07 May 2019
Drinking Boys & Girls Choir play the Windmill BrixtonMon 06 May 2019
Jinjo Crew in Breakin’ Convention04 May - 05 May 2019
Korea Day in Wales – Dydd Korea yn CymruSat 04 May 2019
Korean Arts Festival 2019 in Kingston Parish ChurchSat 04 May 2019
Korean bands at Liverpool Sound City03 May - 05 May 2019
Jessica Hyun Jin Kim with LI YILEI at Cafe OtoThu 02 May 2019
Home Truths season: The World of UsThu 02 May 2019
Screening: Holiday in SeoulWed 01 May 2019
Kim Hyesoon and Don Mee Choi in National Poetry Library LatesWed 01 May 2019
Screening: Daily Bread + 50 Years of SilenceWed 01 May 2019
Sam Kim plays the Electric BallroomSun 28 Apr 2019
Chihwaseon screens at the National GallerySat 27 Apr 2019
DPRK Revolutionary Poster Art Exhibition27 Apr - 28 Apr 2019
SOAS seminar: The Re-Organization of the Rural Economy in Modern KoreaFri 26 Apr 2019
K-pop Night at O2 Academy IslingtonFri 26 Apr 2019
British Korean Society viewing of Korean manuscripts in British LibraryWed 24 Apr 2019Ext
April literature night: The Court Dancer, by Shin Kyung-sookWed 24 Apr 2019
KCC April House Concert: Joon Yoon + Ben TarltonTue 23 Apr 2019
Say Sue Me + Drinking Boys and Girls Choir UK tour w/ Otoboke Beaver19 Apr - 17 May 2019
K-pop party at Scala LondonThu 18 Apr 2019
Sewol Disaster 5 Year Anniversary: Screening of In the AbsenceWed 17 Apr 2019LKL
Sewol Disaster 5 Year Anniversary: Screening of Bucket List of a 17 Year OldTue 16 Apr 2019
Opera House lunchtime recital: Haegee Lee + David Junghoon KimMon 15 Apr 2019
LKFF 2019 Teaser Screening #1: Winter’s NightMon 15 Apr 2019
JungKwon Jang performs Pergolesi Stabat MaterSat 13 Apr 2019
Sewol Ferry Disaster 5th anniversary events13 Apr - 20 Apr 2019
Sewol Disaster 5 Year Anniversary: Screening of CrossroadsSat 13 Apr 2019
Chatham House Korean Peninsula Peace ForumFri 12 Apr 2019
Lee Jaehyo + Kim Bumsu @Pontone Gallery12 Apr - 15 May 2019
Jukhee Kwon in October Gallery 40th Birthday celebration11 Apr - 25 May 2019LKL
Seven O’Clock The Beginning World Tour in LondonSat 06 Apr 2019
Minhwa: The Beauty of Korean Folk Paintings @KCCUK05 Apr - 18 May 2019LKL
Yeol Eum Son plays Mozart at King’s Place + pre-concert talkFri 05 Apr 2019
Bongsu Park and Liam Francis in Ballet Rambert’s The PlaygroundFri 05 Apr 2019LKL
ATEEZ – The Expedition Tour, at Kentish Town ForumWed 03 Apr 2019LKL
Three Labyrinths: Donghoon Shin UK premiereTue 02 Apr 2019
VIDAK 2019 Korean Visual Design Exhibition02 Apr - 14 Apr 2019
Dream and Dreaming – their place in our livesTue 02 Apr 2019
Kimsooja: To Breathe, at Yorkshire Sculpture Park30 Mar - 29 Sep 2019LKL
Seong-jin Cho plays Rachmaninov at the BarbicanThu 28 Mar 2019LKL
4482-2019 – The Other Side of the Moon, @Bargehouse28 Mar - 31 Mar 2019
Okkyung Lee residency at Cafe Oto28 Mar - 30 Mar 2019
Bang Yongguk plays the The Underworld, CamdenWed 27 Mar 2019
March literature night: At Dusk, by Hwang Sok-yongWed 27 Mar 2019LKL
KCC March House Concert: Salomé QuartetTue 26 Mar 2019
Novus String Quartet lunchtime concert at the WigmoreMon 25 Mar 2019
British Korean Society AGMMon 25 Mar 2019Ext
World Premiere: Donghoon Shin’s Kafka’s DreamSun 24 Mar 2019
Little Forest screens at the BarbicanSun 24 Mar 2019
SIK-K World Tour comes to Manchester and London23 Mar - 24 Mar 2019
2019 LSE SU EAST ASIA Forum: “New Chapter for Cooperation?”Sat 23 Mar 2019
SOAS seminar: Remembering a dissident Confucian MonkFri 22 Mar 2019
Screening: Hyperbolae of YouthFri 22 Mar 2019
Korean Language & Culture Course Launch PartyFri 22 Mar 2019
[Birmingham] World Premiere: Donghoon Shin's Sheng ConcertoThu 21 Mar 2019
EPIK HIGH 2019 European Tour comes to LondonWed 20 Mar 2019
Remembering Kim Bok-dong 1926 – 2019Wed 13 Mar 2019
Hanbok-inspired fashion on show in Kingston University12 Mar - 16 Mar 2019LKL
Korea Day in SheffieldSun 10 Mar 2019
A.C.E world tour comes to LondonSun 10 Mar 2019
SOAS seminar: the Failure of the US-Soviet Joint Commission, 1946 – 1947Fri 08 Mar 2019
Chan-Hyo Bae: Jumping Into, at Purdy Hicks08 Mar - 01 Apr 2019
Haegue Yang: Tracing Movement, at South London Gallery08 Mar - 26 May 2019Ext
Hyelim Kim and Jo Lawrence play Club InégalesThu 07 Mar 2019
Pop up ceramics exhibition: 여백, Yeo-baek, Without Words06 Mar - 16 Mar 2019LKL
Talk by ROK Ambassador Enna Park – Diplomacy on the Korean Peninsula Opportunities and ChallengesTue 05 Mar 2019
Colette Balmain + Paul Quinn on Women in Korean film + Singles screeningMon 04 Mar 2019LKL
Korea’s Metoo, Withyou: A Conversation with Pros. Seo JihyunSun 03 Mar 2019
2019 LSE SU Korea Future Forum: Progression or Regression?Sat 02 Mar 2019
SOAS seminar: Shamans and Confucian Public OfficialsFri 01 Mar 2019
Korean Crafts at Collect 201928 Feb - 03 Mar 2019LKL
SOAS roundtable discussion: After two summits, what has changed in US-DPRK relations?Thu 28 Feb 2019
February literature night: I’ll Go On by Hwang JungeunWed 27 Feb 2019LKL
LSE roundtable: New Reconciliations – the two KoreasWed 27 Feb 2019
KCC February House Concert: Anna Lee (Violin)Tue 26 Feb 2019
Hyolyn solo concert “TRUE” — at Electric BallroomSat 23 Feb 2019Ext
Screening: The Gift of LoveFri 22 Feb 2019
Korea: Divisions and Borders – Wasafiri Special Issue 96 LaunchThu 21 Feb 2019
Sleepers in Venice screening at London International Filmmaker FestivalTue 19 Feb 2019LKL
Screening: A Long Way AroundMon 18 Feb 2019
Shinuk Suh in Invisible Balance, at Daniel Benjamin Gallery17 Feb - 16 Mar 2019
PLT 1st Tour “We Go Holic” in LondonSun 17 Feb 2019
K-Beauty event featuring Q2HANSun 17 Feb 2019
Kim Hyelim in The Third Orchestra @BarbicanSat 16 Feb 2019
Kim Hong-joon Presents Short Essay Films on Korean Classic CinemaThu 14 Feb 2019
Sarah Chang recital at the Cadogan HallWed 13 Feb 2019
Eleanor Hyun on Korean Munbangdo Paintings (OCS members + guests)Tue 12 Feb 2019LKL
Kimjang: Making and Sharing Kimchi – launch event in New MaldenSat 09 Feb 2019LKL
Cooking with North Korean RefugeesThu 07 Feb 2019
Early Korean Cinema season at the BFI and KCC07 Feb - 28 Feb 2019LKL
Lee Jin Woo: Towards Silence, at HdM Gallery07 Feb - 04 Mar 2019
Screening + Q+A: In the AbsenceWed 06 Feb 2019LKL
Critics’ Salon: Lee Chang-dong’s BurningTue 05 Feb 2019
Remembrance Vigil for Kim Bok Dong Halmoni (1926 ~ 2019)Tue 05 Feb 2019
CFP deadline for Joint East Asian Studies Conference, EdinburghFri 01 Feb 2019
Lee Chang-dong’s Burning – Theatrical release01 Feb - 27 Feb 2019
Terry Ryu Kim in Touching Distance, at Exposed Arts Projects01 Feb - 08 Mar 2019
Carlo Rossetti’s photographs as social and historical narrativesFri 01 Feb 2019
Screening: Stories from the Clean RoomThu 31 Jan 2019
North Korea’s Nuclear Program – A New PerspectiveMon 28 Jan 2019
Power play – a group exhibition at the KCC and Delfina Foundation26 Jan - 16 Mar 2019
Hanna Moon & Joyce Ng: English as a Second Language26 Jan - 28 Apr 2019
DAY6 1st world tour ‘Youth’ @ Kentish Town ForumFri 25 Jan 2019
SOAS seminar – From the Writing to Speaking Subject: Korean ‘Comfort Women’ and GirlhoodFri 25 Jan 2019
Jihoon Kim on the ‘Archival Turn’ of recent Korean Documentary CinemaThu 24 Jan 2019
Jukhee Kwon in Present Moment, at October Gallery24 Jan - 13 Feb 2019LKL
The Poetry Review Winter edition launchWed 23 Jan 2019
Hyon Gyon: solo exhibition at Parasol Unit23 Jan - 31 Mar 2019
Jihoon Kim introduces his Korean Documentary Cinema projectTue 22 Jan 2019
Crush European Tour @ Kentish Town ForumSun 20 Jan 2019
SOAS seminar – Clever Speakers and Flexible Listeners: A Study on Sais-soli in KoreanFri 18 Jan 2019
London Art Fair @Business Design Centre, Islington16 Jan - 20 Jan 2019
Y Dance / Disaffections / Follow Through Collective @The Place, EustonWed 16 Jan 2019LKL
Application window for 15th K-pop Academy16 Jan - 06 Feb 2019
Hyeyoon Park coffee concert at the WigmoreSun 13 Jan 2019
Shifting Landscape K-film season @KCC / Birkbeck11 Jan - 18 Jan 2019
KCC Special Concert: Joyful Harmonica EnsembleThu 10 Jan 2019
Sunwook Kim recital at the Wigmore HallTue 08 Jan 2019
[Liverpool] Yunchul Kim in Broken Symmetries at FACT22 Nov - 03 Mar 2019
Exhibition: Taste of Korea — Jeonju22 Nov - 12 Jan 2019
Yanghwa and Sang Ho Chung in Figurative NOW, at Daniel Benjamin Gallery22 Nov - 05 Jan 2019
Exhibition news: Soon Yul Kang — dialogue, at The Menuhin Hall15 Nov - 15 Feb 2019
Sculpture in the City: Suh Do-ho -- Bridging Home, London24 Sep - 31 Mar 2020LKL
Lee Ufan: Relatum – Stage, in Kensington Gardens06 Feb - 27 Jan 2019LKL