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Event Archive: last 12 months

Below is a listing of events that occurred in the last 12 months, with links to the original event notice. Where LKL has reviewed the event, an additional link is provided. We also provide a link to reviews or videos on third party sites (marked for a text review and for a video) where we are aware of coverage of an event that we couldn’t get to. Where an event lasts for several days or weeks, it appears in the list sorted on its start date.

EventDateReview
Blackpink Born Pink tour at the O230 Nov - 01 Dec 2022
Art talk: Every Day, with Seulgi Lee KangTue 29 Nov 2022
Korea Kimchi Festival 2022Sat 26 Nov 2022
Friday Late at the V+A: Making WavesFri 25 Nov 2022
K-music 2022: Park JihaThu 24 Nov 2022
Begin Again: KCC UK X Germany Open Call exhibition 202223 Nov - 04 Feb 2023
Dreamcatcher plays the Brixton AcademyTue 22 Nov 2022
River Sessions: Joo Yeon Sir plays Solitude21 Nov - 14 Dec 2022
Cancelled K-pop Flex at the O2 CancelledSun 20 Nov 2022
2022 Kimjang FestivalSat 19 Nov 2022
K-Arts Dance Company Mixed BillFri 18 Nov 2022
SOAS 2022 Autumn seminars18 Nov - 09 Dec 2022
K-music 2022: Sun-Mi Hong | Ant Law + Alex HitchcockThu 17 Nov 2022
Open rehearsal: What Are You Going To Do With Your One And Only Youth?17 Nov - 18 Nov 2022
Seminar: the characteristics of Korean culture in K-popWed 16 Nov 2022
A Special Collaboration of Korean Break Dancing and GugakMon 14 Nov 2022
Kingston Korea Festival: UK National Kpop CompetitionSun 13 Nov 2022
DPR Regime tour in London and Manchester13 Nov - 16 Nov 2022
ESEA Culture Festival and Prelude for Harvest Festival 2023Sun 13 Nov 2022
KCC November House Concert: Violin and PianoFri 11 Nov 2022
Yun Choi: Running at the Speed of Light, the Body Becomes a Turtle06 Nov - 10 Dec 2022
Leesong Hee-il’s Shallow world premiere at Raindance Film FestSat 05 Nov 2022
Hunt: UK theatrical release04 Nov - 10 Nov 2022
London Korean Film Festival 202203 Nov - 17 Nov 2022
Haenyeo Exhibition: Experience the value of living heritage of Jeju03 Nov - 30 Nov 2022
Korean Blue – new work by Choi Boram, at Cromwell Place02 Nov - 06 Nov 2022
K-music 2022: Dongyang Gozupa tour29 Oct - 02 Nov 2022
Seoul Philharmonic, Unsuk Chin and Sunwook Kim at Cadogan HallThu 27 Oct 2022
Yun Posun Memorial Symposium 2022Wed 26 Oct 2022
K-Pop meets Classical with MOO, at FoylesSat 22 Oct 2022
2022 International Conference on North Korean Human RightsThu 20 Oct 2022
London East Asia Film Festival 202219 Oct - 31 Oct 2022LKL
4482 Ten: Hope19 Oct - 24 Oct 2022
Japanese Breakfast UK Tour19 Oct - 25 Oct 2022
A Korean micro-reunification: How two Koreans from opposite sides of the DMZ found common ground togetherWed 19 Oct 2022
Fiona Bae in conversation with Na KimTue 18 Oct 2022
Pixy – I wanna be your villain tour – in LondonMon 17 Oct 2022
Park Chan-wook’s Decision to Leave – theatrical release15 Oct - 02 Nov 2022
The Korean Wave (Hallyu) and Globalizing South Korean CreativityFri 14 Oct 2022
K-music 2022: PAKK + EERU: Silent ExorcismThu 13 Oct 2022
Korean Artists at StART Art Fair 202212 Oct - 16 Oct 2022
Jessi’s European tour comes to the TroxyMon 10 Oct 2022
W24 tour comes to London, Birmingham and Manchester10 Oct - 12 Oct 2022
K-music 2022: Lee Jaram - The Old Man And The SeaSun 09 Oct 2022
Ilhwa Kim: Real Life Architecture, at HOFA gallery06 Oct - 20 Oct 2022
K-music 2022: Dal:um & ReMidasWed 05 Oct 2022
BFI London Film Festival 202205 Oct - 16 Oct 2022
Unexpected Vanilla – poetry talks and events03 Oct - 07 Oct 2022
Traditional Korean Music from ReMidas, at FoylesSat 01 Oct 2022
Hallyu Con 2022 – Where Korea Meets YouSat 01 Oct 2022
Korean Culture Month at Foyles01 Oct - 31 Oct 2022
Trandee Rock K-Pop Dance Workshop Tour30 Sep - 01 Oct 2022
Tiger is Coming: Dolpagu29 Sep - 01 Oct 2022
Tiger is Coming: Tacit Group26 Sep - 28 Sep 2022
Exhibition: Hallyu! The Korean Wave24 Sep - 25 Jun 2023
Tiger is Coming: haihmSat 24 Sep 2022
Tiger is Coming: Collective A23 Sep - 24 Sep 2022
The Pachinko Parlour: Elisa Shua Dusapin in conversation with Aneesa Abbas HigginsFri 23 Sep 2022
Tiger is Coming: Make, Break, RemixTue 20 Sep 2022
Zadie Xa: House Gods, Animal Guides and Five Ways 2 Forgiveness20 Sep - 30 Apr 2023
KCC September House Concert: song recitalSat 17 Sep 2022
Tiger is Coming: Ambiguous Dance Company16 Sep - 18 Sep 2022
Ash Island, Leellamarz + Way Ched play the Oval SpaceFri 16 Sep 2022
LOONA tour comes to the Brixton AcademyFri 16 Sep 2022
A night with BeBe and friends – incl Korean SoulFri 16 Sep 2022
The Apology15 Sep - 08 Oct 2022
Silent Mind: an exhibition by Lloyd Choi Gallery14 Sep - 25 Sep 2022LKL
Tiger is Coming: Kim Modeun13 Sep - 15 Sep 2022
Tiger is Coming: Leenalchi10 Sep - 12 Sep 2022
***Cancelled*** New Malden Harvest Fest 2022 ***Cancelled***Sat 10 Sep 2022
*** Cancelled *** Celebrate Chuseok at the British Museum *** Cancelled ***Sat 10 Sep 2022
East meets East: Han Ma Eum (Planetary Mind)Fri 09 Sep 2022
Our Friendly Neighbours: a video art showcase08 Sep - 05 Nov 2022
Wonho: FAÇADE tour at the indigo2Sun 04 Sep 2022
Korean Arts Festival at the Rose TheatreSun 04 Sep 2022
Jeong Woojae: Afterglow, at Albemarle Gallery01 Sep - 25 Sep 2022
South Korean cinema seminar: Preservation, Distribution and EducationThu 01 Sep 2022
Transcending Time: Traditional and Contemporary Interpretations of the Moon Jar01 Sep - 05 Oct 2022
Barnet K-pop FestivalSun 28 Aug 2022
Junny, Blase and DJ Minjeong play the GarageSun 28 Aug 2022
Hot Hanbok/Cool Glass: Hallyu comes to StourbridgeSat 27 Aug 2022
Tiger is Coming: Choi Jeong Hwa’s Tiger, Journey, Love26 Aug - 01 Oct 2022
Expanding Horizons: Contemporary Glass from South Korea, Japan, China and Taiwan (in Stourbridge)26 Aug - 01 Oct 2022
International Festival of Glass: talks and demonstrations26 Aug - 29 Aug 2022
Living Memories season: Factory Complex (위로공단)Thu 25 Aug 2022
Ollah Life Peace Pilgrimage 202223 Aug - 26 Aug 2022
SUNMI tour - Good Girl Gone Mad - comes to the TroxySun 21 Aug 2022
Edinburgh Festival: We Are Monchichi19 Aug - 21 Aug 2022
Free Chol Soo Lee: theatrical release19 Aug - 01 Sep 2022
Living Memories season: With or Without YouThu 18 Aug 2022
A discussion with poet Hakjung KimWed 17 Aug 2022
The Sensuous Heart Traveller: Lee Ha Jin at J/M Gallery16 Aug - 23 Aug 2022
Rocking Doll play the TroxyMon 15 Aug 2022
Strangers in a Strange Land: two modern classics at Prince Charles Cinema15 Aug - 12 Sep 2022
Living Memories season: Soup and IdeologyThu 11 Aug 2022
Temple Food Demonstration with Ven Beop SongWed 10 Aug 2022
Normal Life: Heesoo Kim solo show at Unit London09 Aug - 10 Sep 2022
Seong-Jin Cho plays the Emperor at the Edinburgh FestivalSun 07 Aug 2022LKL
Korean cultural programme for Edinburgh Festival05 Aug - 27 Aug 2022LKL
Living Memories season: HalmoniThu 04 Aug 2022
Korean performers at the 2022 Edinburgh Fringe03 Aug - 28 Aug 2022LKL
Pachinko and Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982: Reading with Jieun KiaerWed 03 Aug 2022
Kim Woojin “Still Dream” Tour at the O2 IslingtonWed 03 Aug 2022
Homeland – A new play by HeeJin Kim02 Aug - 06 Aug 2022
Made in Korea K-pop and Hip-hop festival30 Jul - 31 Jul 2022
Living Memories season: Under Construction (공사의 희로애락)Fri 29 Jul 2022
Love Under the Blue Moon: Sang Woon Nam and Ji-Young Hong at J/M Gallery28 Jul - 14 Aug 2022
NoSo plays The Waiting Room N16Wed 20 Jul 2022
July House Concert: Korea x Taiwan Classical CollaborationFri 15 Jul 2022
World Premiere: Yunho Jeong’s Concerto for clarinet & orchestraThu 14 Jul 2022
Hallyupopfest comes to Wembley Arena09 Jul - 10 Jul 2022
Observing the Human: NFT exhibition with five Korean artists03 Jul - 09 Jul 2022
Joy Kim: Guerrilla, at Union Gallery02 Jul - 25 Jul 2022
Reparation (UK Premiere)Sat 25 Jun 2022
Walking tour: Where Belfast Meets KoreaSat 25 Jun 2022
Collective A / Jinyeob Cha – MIIN: Body to Body24 Jun - 25 Jun 2022
JeeYoung Lee: Maiden Voyage, at Now Gallery23 Jun - 25 Sep 2022
Soo Hyun Hwang - Sense of Darkness
Yun Jung Lee - Tongue Gymnastics
Tue 21 Jun 2022
the Boyz B-Zone tour at Wembley ArenaMon 20 Jun 2022
Documentary: Chronicling London Korean Hankyoreh SchoolSat 18 Jun 2022
Art Project Bora ‘MUAK’17 Jun - 18 Jun 2022
Shadow Flowers (그림자꽃) theatrical release17 Jun - 29 Jun 2022
June House Concert: KCC UK x Hungary collaborationThu 16 Jun 2022
Book launch: Shrimp to Whale: South Korea from the Forgotten War to K-PopWed 15 Jun 2022
Dano Festival with United Korea in LondonSun 12 Jun 2022
Free Chol Soo Lee screens at Sundance Film Fest10 Jun - 11 Jun 2022
Making “Aristocracy” of Koryŏ Dynasty (918-1392) in Korean HistoriographyFri 10 Jun 2022
Hanji: Paper Compositions, at the KCC10 Jun - 13 Aug 2022
Korean Film Nights “Summer Nights” season09 Jun - 30 Jun 2022
SOAS seminar: The Rise of The Modern Korean Horror NarrativeThu 09 Jun 2022
Australian Art Orchestra at Club Inégales with the Third OrchestraSat 04 Jun 2022
New Malden celebrates the JubileeSat 04 Jun 2022
Choi Soowhan: A Positive Absence, at Pontone Gallery04 Jun - 17 Jul 2022
A Korean Peninsula Agriculture Community: Challenges and OpportunitiesWed 01 Jun 2022
Yor-K 2022: Korea Day in YorkSat 28 May 2022
May Literature Night: Winter in SokchoWed 25 May 2022
엄마, Mother – at Han Collection20 May - 28 May 2022
KCC May House Concert: Guitar SpecialThu 19 May 2022
Woosung plays the Islington AcademyThu 19 May 2022
East in Angel16 May - 22 May 2022
2022 K-Music ShowcaseSun 15 May 2022
2022 K-Pop World Festival: UK RoundSun 15 May 2022
Korean Cuisine Workshops at Westminster Kingsway College14 May - 18 Jun 2022
Korean comic play: A First Class14 May - 15 May 2022
Beyond the Subtitle: what even the best translators can’t tell youTue 10 May 2022
Korean Menu Week at the Vincent Rooms09 May - 13 May 2022
Gemini, Mirani and CO.KR play the Oval SpaceFri 06 May 2022
Modern Korea Documentary: K-pop Genesis | K pop 창세기Thu 05 May 2022
An Event to Meet and Honour Korean War VeteransThu 05 May 2022
Confronting South Korea’s Next Crisis: Rigidities, Polarization, and Fear of JapanificationFri 29 Apr 2022
Modern Korea Documentary: The Age of BeastsThu 28 Apr 2022
Shoko's Smile: Choi Eunyoung in conversation with Sung RyuWed 27 Apr 2022
K-Art Now online talk: NFT Art TrendMon 25 Apr 2022
Korean movies at the Udine Far East Film Festival22 Apr - 30 Apr 2022
KCC April House Concert: Regency String QuartetThu 21 Apr 2022
KCC Vegan food class (online)Thu 21 Apr 2022
Okkyung Lee, Yeong Die and Bela at Cafe OtoSun 17 Apr 2022
Eric Nam: There & Back Again UK Tour10 Apr - 14 Apr 2022
Modern Korea Documentary Double BillThu 07 Apr 2022
KCC House Concert Spring SpecialFri 01 Apr 2022
March Korean Literature Night: The Road to SampoWed 30 Mar 2022
Park Jiha: Two-day residency at Cafe OTO28 Mar - 29 Mar 2022
Escape From Mogadishu (모가디슈) theatrical release25 Mar - 31 Mar 2022
Screening: The Road to Sampo (삼포가는 길)Thu 24 Mar 2022
Online dance film screenings: Trace of Time & BreAking22 Mar - 02 Jul 2022
A Distant Place (정말 먼 곳) screens at BFI Flare20 Mar - 22 Mar 2022
Exhibition: Drifting Terrain18 Mar - 21 May 2022
Seminar: Joseon Ryori versus HansikFri 18 Mar 2022
Sheffield Korea Day 2022Sat 12 Mar 2022
Seminar: The Political and Social Role of Confucian Thoughts in Koryŏ DynastyFri 11 Mar 2022
‘Drifting’: A Performance by Yong Min ChoSat 05 Mar 2022
What Remains of Us, at Bristol Old Vic03 Mar - 12 Mar 2022
A Sensory Awakening - the beauty of Korean teabowls, + associated events, at Han Collection03 Mar - 30 Mar 2022
Screening: Kim Ki-young's posthumous movie Angel, Become an Evil Woman (1990)Mon 28 Feb 2022
KCC February House Concert: the Aesop QuartetThu 24 Feb 2022
Korean crafts at Collect 202224 Feb - 27 Feb 2022LKL
The Cabinet: Un-Su Kim in conversation with Phillip KimWed 23 Feb 2022
Novus String Quartet play the WigmoreSun 20 Feb 2022
Hyeyoon Park + Benjamin Grosvenor at the Wigmore HallTue 15 Feb 2022
Touched by Light and Dreams – a talk at Gallery RosenfeldSat 12 Feb 2022
Japanese Nativism and Its Colonial LegacyMon 07 Feb 2022
Jukhee Kwon in Expanding Horizons, at October Gallery03 Feb - 12 Mar 2022LKL
Online Workshop and Book Launch: Invented Traditions in North and South KoreaSat 29 Jan 2022
Scottish CKS Spring Distinguished Lecture Series26 Jan - 06 Apr 2022
Anna Jung Seo and Jaeyeon Yoo in Still Standing, at Union Gallery21 Jan - 05 Feb 2022
Call for Papers: The 1st Oxford CKS Graduate Students’ Forum18 Jan - 04 Feb 2022
Seminar: Cultural Industries and Cultural Policy in AsiaMon 17 Jan 2022
KCCUK 2022 Call For Artists17 Jan - 11 Jan 2022
2022 IKSU Annual International Conference07 Jan - 08 Jan 2022
Unsuk Chin: 2nd Violin Concerto world premiere at the BarbicanThu 06 Jan 2022
SpiritWalker gets limited release in London10 Dec - 16 Dec 2021LKL
Cuckoo by Jaha Koo, at Warwick Arts Centre08 Dec - 09 Dec 2021
BLOO plays at the Garage Highbury CornerFri 03 Dec 2021
Finding Angel released in UK cinemas26 Nov - 10 Dec 2021
In dreams we gather: Bongsu Park at Gallery Rosenfeld18 Nov - 13 Feb 2022
Nothing is – everything just has been or will be: the KCC’s Open Call exhibition11 Nov - 28 Jan 2022
Young Jean Lee’s Straight White Men at the Southwark Playhouse10 Nov - 04 Dec 2021
Ellie Kyungran Heo: Plantarians06 Nov - 11 Dec 2021
Je Baak and a’strict in LUX: New Wave of Contemporary Art13 Oct - 20 Feb 2022LKL
Anicka Yi: In Love With The World, at Tate Modern12 Oct - 06 Feb 2022LKL