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 on third party sites (marked “Ext” for External) 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
Korean galleries at Collect 2021 (online edition)26 Feb - 02 Mar 2021
KCC February House Concert: Mabelle Young-Eun Park, Ellen Baumring-Gledhill, Dafydd ChapmanThu 25 Feb 2021
Korean films at the 2021 Glasgow Film Festival24 Feb - 07 Mar 2021LKL
Tower: Bae Myung-hoon in conversation with Stella KimTue 23 Feb 2021
Korea Future Week: Coronavirus and Beyond22 Feb - 25 Feb 2021
BKS talk: A whistle-stop archaeology and history of KoreaThu 18 Feb 2021
Deadline for submissions: KCC Call for ArtistsMon 01 Feb 2021
Submission deadline: K-Pop together! dance video projectFri 29 Jan 2021
SOAS CKS seminar series Q1 202129 Jan - 26 Mar 2021
Assassins: the story of Kim Jong Nam’s murder29 Jan - 28 Feb 2021
Social Science Korean Studies European Network Conference (SoKEN)Fri 29 Jan 2021
Scottish CKS Distinguished Lecture Series – Q1 202128 Jan - 31 Mar 2021
LSESU KFA Guest Speaker event: Two Koreas Become One in the UKWed 27 Jan 2021LKL
Shinuk Suh: Post-Human Syndrome, at Beers London27 Jan - 10 Feb 2021
19th K-pop Academy: application window open27 Jan - 17 Feb 2021
Bloomberg New Contemporaries, at South London Gallery13 Jan - 07 Mar 2021
Hong Sangsoo's The Woman Who Ran - theatrical release11 Dec - 31 Dec 2020LKL
London East Asia Film Festival 202010 Dec - 13 Dec 2020
New Creativity in the UK’s East Asian Music Scene: A Symposium10 Dec - 11 Dec 2020
K-music 2020 livestream: Soojin Suh + Kit DownesTue 08 Dec 2020LKL
NOBUDAM Week: Home07 Dec - 13 Dec 2020
SOAS online seminar: One Left, by Kim SoomFri 04 Dec 2020Ext
Festival of Korean Dance 2020: Online Edition02 Dec - 05 Dec 2020LKL
Love Your Depot – LocusX30 Nov - 18 Jan 2021
Peace Forum on the Korean PeninsulaSat 28 Nov 2020
Korean short animations at LIAF27 Nov - 06 Dec 2020
Unexpected Vanilla: Poetry Reading with Poet Lee Hyemi and translator SojeWed 25 Nov 2020
Ahn Eun-me talks about Dancing Grandmothers in Dance UmbrellaWed 25 Nov 2020
Online exhibition: Hyojin Park – Spiritual Garden Awakening25 Nov - 10 Jan 2021
The 2020 (online) Kimjang Festival22 Nov - 13 Dec 2020
K-music 2020 online: Heemoon Lee + Prelude + NomNomSat 14 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: Park Jiha, Kyungso Park, Woojae Park + Soona ParkFri 13 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: LeenalchiThu 12 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: SinnoiWed 11 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: CoreyahTue 10 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: Gray by Silver + GoniaMon 09 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: Black StringSat 07 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: Hey StringFri 06 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: Jaram LeeThu 05 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: Kyungso Park, Jae Il Jung + Soona ParkWed 04 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: Yoon Jeong Heo + Vincent PeiraniTue 03 Nov 2020LKL
K-music 2020 online: Dongyang Gozupa + Dal:umMon 02 Nov 2020LKL
Han Collection special exhibition: Buncheong02 Nov - 31 Dec 2020
K-music 2020 online: JambinaiSat 31 Oct 2020LKL
K-music 2020 live: ADG7 CANCELLEDFri 30 Oct 2020
London Korean Film Festival 202029 Oct - 06 Dec 2020
KCC Artist of the Year exhibition: Jewyo Rhii28 Oct - 20 Mar 2021
Korean artists exhibiting at START Art Fair 202021 Oct - 25 Oct 2020LKL
Literary talk with author Yun Ko-eun and translator Lizzie BuehlerWed 21 Oct 2020
2020 International Conference on Korea’s Global PositionFri 09 Oct 2020
Ha Chong-hyun: solo exhibition at Almine Rech06 Oct - 14 Nov 2020
Hallyu Con 2020: an online celebration of Korean pop cultureSun 04 Oct 2020
Korean Eye 2020 comes to Saatchi Gallery30 Sep - 25 Oct 2020
2020 Korean Peninsula Peace ForumWed 30 Sep 2020
Brilliant Hues: Icheon Ceramic at Han Collection30 Sep - 17 Oct 2020
Ilhwa Kim solo show at HOFA Gallery28 Sep - 12 Oct 2020
Korean Harvest Fest (online)Sat 26 Sep 2020Ext
CHAGOK CHAGOK: Korean Tapas, Tea and Natural Wine25 Sep - 26 Sep 2020LKL
Literary talk with translator Sora Kim-RussellWed 23 Sep 2020
Zadie Xa: Moon Poetics 4 Courageous Earth Critters and Dangerous Day DreamersWed 23 Sep 2020
Deadline for 2021 IKSU call for papersFri 18 Sep 2020
Joonhong Min and Sunyoung Hwang in Urban Reckoning, at Koppel Project Hive13 Sep - 16 Oct 2020LKL
Memories of Murder: one-off screeningSat 12 Sep 2020
LKFF Teaser Screening: Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982Thu 10 Sep 2020
Suhyung Lee popup collaboration dinner at Crispin’s SpitalfieldsThu 10 Sep 2020LKL
BTS: Break The Silence movie theatrical release10 Sep - 13 Sep 2020
The World Korean Food Festival 202005 Sep - 19 Sep 2020
Joonhong Min in Ghost Relics, at Hoxton 253 Art Project Space02 Sep - 06 Sep 2020
Purity and Virtue: the aesthetic of the Korean scholar, at Han Collection01 Sep - 30 Sep 2020
Online Discussion: SeopyeonjeThu 27 Aug 2020
August Literature Night: Seven Years of DarknessWed 26 Aug 2020
KCC August House Concert: Sooyeon Lee, HyunJeong Hwang and Minhee ChoTue 25 Aug 2020
18th K-pop Academy: application window open14 Aug - 09 Sep 2020
Choi Minyoung in Staycation, at Lychee One Gallery13 Aug - 10 Sep 2020
Seoul Unfolded: the KCC’s late summer exhibition06 Aug - 26 Sep 2020
July Literature Night: Kim Ji-young Born 1982Wed 29 Jul 2020
[Bongsu Park Dream Workshop at Freud Museum] POSTPONEDSun 26 Jul 2020
Parasite Black+White version: online and in cinemas24 Jul - 20 Aug 2020
Korean Film Night season: Trapped! The Cinema of Confinement17 Jul - 27 Aug 2020
[Operatic Extravaganza in aid of the Heart to Heart Orchestra UK Concerts] POSTPONEDSat 04 Jul 2020
[BTS Map of the Soul tour comes to Twickenham] POSTPONED03 Jul - 04 Jul 2020
Udine Far East Film Festival online screenings26 Jun - 04 Jul 2020
June literature night: DMZ Colony by Don Mee ChoiThu 25 Jun 2020
Hyunjin Kim on the work of siren eun young jungThu 25 Jun 2020
Korean artists in The Albemarle Shows at Art Moorhouse25 Jun - 15 Sep 2020
Joung Young-ju debut at Pontone Gallery15 Jun - 05 Jul 2020LKL
Korean animations at the Annecy Festival15 Jun - 30 Jun 2020
Bang Bang Con: The LiveSun 14 Jun 2020LKL
Charity Auction: Choose Art | Give Light to Refugees08 Jun - 29 Jun 2020
Résonances livestream: MemoriesSun 07 Jun 2020
[K-Dance 2020: Double Bill: Soo Hyun Hwang | Dance Project PPopKKi] POSTPONEDFri 05 Jun 2020
[K-Dance 2020: pre-performance conversation] POSTPONEDTue 02 Jun 2020
[K-Dance 2020: Art Project BORA: Muak] POSTPONEDTue 02 Jun 2020
[K-Dance 2020: Jin Yeob Cha -- MIIN: Body to Body] - POSTPONEDFri 29 May 2020
[(G)I-DLE "I-LAND" World tour in London] CANCELLEDSun 24 May 2020
Online event: a conversation with Zadie XaThu 21 May 2020
Korea Society Webcast: Korean Novels in the USTue 19 May 2020
Stray Kids “District 9 Unlock” tour at Wembley Arena CANCELLEDSun 17 May 2020
SOAS seminar: Rescuing Art History from the Nation (Cancelled?)Fri 15 May 2020
The Great Escape Festival CANCELLED13 May - 16 May 2020
[LKFF Teaser Screening: Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982] CANCELLEDTue 12 May 2020
Hyukoh play the Roundhouse CANCELLEDFri 08 May 2020
Online lecture: North Korean Ghost ShipsThu 07 May 2020
Résonances livestream: The Art of ResilienceSun 03 May 2020
KCC House Concert: Flute, Violin, and Piano Trio CANCELLEDTue 28 Apr 2020
RASKB Online Lecture: Practicing Korean Traditional ArcheryTue 21 Apr 2020
Bang Bang Con: BTS Online Concert Weekend18 Apr - 19 Apr 2020LKL
Korea Society Webcast: Korean Election AnalysisFri 17 Apr 2020
KEI webinar: The Implications of South Korea’s National Assembly ElectionsThu 16 Apr 2020
Social Sciences Korean Studies European Network (SoKEN) conference, Edinburgh POSTPONED08 Apr - 09 Apr 2020
Online lecture: Samsung RisingTue 07 Apr 2020
Livestream: Hyelim Kim in Résonances, at the VortexSun 05 Apr 2020
Screening: Shin Sang-ok’s To The Last Day CANCELLEDThu 02 Apr 2020
KCC March House Concert: Trio Rouge CANCELLEDTue 31 Mar 2020
K-Art Now: Artist Talk with Yva Jung CANCELLEDMon 30 Mar 2020
Aurora Orchestra with Yeol Eum Son at Kings Place CANCELLEDSat 28 Mar 2020
2020 LSE East Asia Forum: Youth in the East Asia – Pioneers of Change CANCELLEDSat 28 Mar 2020
March Literature Night: Nine Cloud Dream CANCELLEDWed 25 Mar 2020
Abandoned Heroes No 43 screens in Wimbledon CANCELLEDWed 25 Mar 2020
BKS Annual General Meeting POSTPONEDMon 23 Mar 2020
Han-Earl Park in improv session at waterintobeerSat 21 Mar 2020
ATEEZ: The Fellowship – Map the Treasure, at Wembley Arena CANCELLEDFri 20 Mar 2020
Wolfson College workshop: Korea’s Strategy – Economic Success, Popular Culture, and Global Art CANCELLEDFri 20 Mar 2020
Swindler + Our Home screen at Crystal Palace Film Fest19 Mar - 26 Mar 2020
Screening: The Marines Who Never Returned CANCELLEDThu 19 Mar 2020
Hyelim Kim in Résonances, at the VortexThu 12 Mar 2020
Joonhong Min and Shinuk Suh: Rendered Reality at the KCC10 Mar - 24 Jul 2020LKL
Musicians’ Company Concert: Julia Hwang and Ben TarltonMon 09 Mar 2020
Cho Nam-Joo talks about ‘Kim Jiyoung, Born 1982’ at Waterstones TCR CANCELLEDMon 09 Mar 2020
Seventeen: Ode To You World Tour at Wembley Arena CANCELLEDSun 08 Mar 2020
Korean artists group show “?” by Nobudam Space07 Mar - 10 Mar 2020
Grid Theatre presents Red Peter at the Vault Festival06 Mar - 08 Mar 2020
Ceramics by Ree Soo-Jong and Lee Hun-Chung at Messums London19 Feb - 14 Mar 2020
Connect, BTS art projects in London, Berlin, Buenos Aires, Seoul, New York14 Jan - 27 Mar 2020
Joo Yeon Park’s Library of the Unword, at the National Poetry Library05 Dec - 29 Mar 2020LKL
[Paris] Lee Young-hee's Stuff of Dreams, at the Guimet04 Dec - 09 Mar 2020LKL
Adidas Originals by Ji Won Choi in Designs of the Year exhibition11 Sep - 31 Mar 2020
Sculpture in the City: Suh Do-ho -- Bridging Home, London24 Sep - 31 Mar 2020LKL