Sylvia Park receives her MBE

Although Sylvia Park was awarded an MBE in the Queen’s Birthday Honours list in June last year, the actual investiture ceremony at Buckingham Palace did not take place until 30 January 2015. Resplendent in red and green hanbok, Sylvia received the honour from the Prince of Wales. She commented: So very thrilled, happy and proud […]

The BKS Diners celebrate Seollal

The first 2015 get-together of the British Korean Society diners is on 18 February to celebrate the lunar new year: Celebrating Seollal: The Korean Lunar New Year Wednesday 18 February 2015, 7.00pm Kalbi Korean Restaurant, 36, Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 5HP (Nearest Underground stations are Chancery Lane & Farringdon; Bus Routes, 19, 38 & 341) […]

The Anglo-Korean Society annual dinner

This year’s Anglo-Korean Society dinner in the Houses of Parliament will be on 21 November. Details below and in the attached pdf (which must be completed in order to reserve your seat) ANGLO – KOREAN SOCIETY JOINT PRESIDENTS HE The Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Sungnam Lim Dr Robert Hawley CBE CHAIRMAN Warwick Morris […]

Inside Kim’s Kingdom: John Everard talks to the Anglo-Korean Society

John Everard will be introducing his book Only Beautiful Please to the Anglo-Korean Society on 16 October: Inside Kim’s Kingdom A talk by John Everard Former British Ambassador to North Korea Wednesday 16th October 2013 6.45pm for 7.00pm Korean Cultural Centre Grand Buildings, 1-3 The Strand, London WC2N 5BW (nearest underground stations–Charing Cross & Embankment) […]

AKS Diners at Kalbi Restaurant, Rosebery Avenue

A reminder of the informal gathering of Anglo-Korean Society members on 7 Feburary: AKS Diners You are invited to join our informal get together on Thursday 7th February 2013at 7.00pm at Kalbi Korean Restaurant, 36 Rosebery Avenue, London EC1R 5HP (Nearest Underground stations are Chancery Lane & Farringdon) This is an ideal and unique opportunity […]

Celebrate Chuseok with the Anglo-Korean Society

Celebrate Chuseok this Friday with the Anglo Korean Society. Note that this event is for AKS members and their guests only. You need to pre-book (and also pre-pay) using the form at the bottom of this post. CHUSEOK CELEBRATION With a screening of “The Arch of Enlightenment” Friday 28th September 2012 6.30pm for 7.00pm Korean […]

Anglo-Korean Society annual dinner

Members of the Anglo Korean Society have a number of privileged events during the year. And probably the most special is the annual dinner in the Houses of Parliament. Members and guests only. It’s worth joining simply for the dinner. And even if you’ve done it before, the tour of parliament before the dinner is […]