Korean bands at The Great Escape 2019

Brighton’s The Great Escape has now announced the detailed schedule for the 2019 Festival, and if you want to catch four Korean bands at once your best bet is Patterns Upstairs during the day on Saturday 11 May. But there are other appearances too. Here are the details of the four Korean and one UK/ROK […]

Exhibition news: Made in Korea – Korean ceramics in Brighton and London

Having been following some of these ceramic artists for a number of years, we’re really looking forward to this. Brighton or London, Stoke-on-Trent or Seoul – there will be a few opportunities to experience this exhibition. Made in Korea The Ceramic House 6/7, 13/14, 20/21, 27/28 May, vernissage Thursday 4th May London Craft Week showcases a […]

Namul – a nice bibimbap place in Brighton

A nice Korean place to know about if you’re ever in Brighton. ‘Namul’, which opened six weeks ago, is right in the thick of the trendy North Lanes, serving bibimbap and sushi in a small no frills little cafe style place. The bibimbap comes with white, brown or black rice and a great selection of […]

Princess Pyunggang and General Ondal: Korean children bring musical from Seoul

News of an upcoming musical in Kingston and Brighton: Princess Pyunggang and General Ondal From Seoul, this award-winning troupe of multi-talented Korean children and adults present a majestic 21stC remix of an ancient Korean children’s folktale unifying traditional drumming, opera, flag dance and tap to dazzle audiences and inspire endless love and peaceful transformation. Suitable […]

Tiger Festival comes to London and Brighton

Three Korean films are coming to London and Brighton as part of the Tiger Far East Film Festival (1) The controversial CGI monster pic D-War (Shim Hyung-rye, 심형래, 2007) Synopsis (from KOFIC): A thousand years ago, in a little village on the Korean peninsula, a child of destiny is born with a Youijoo (a magic […]