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Best-known in the UK for his bestselling novel The Half Brother, Norway’s Lars Saabye Christensen speaks to Georgina Godwin in a rare UK appearance about his latest novel in translation, Echoes of the City, which traces an Oslo community’s slow recovery from a period of crippling austerity following World War Two..
The visit will begin at 10.30 with coffee/tea and biscuits before the guided tour which starts at 11.00 and lasts about one hour - cost £12.00. The Group is then invited to a 3-course lunch in the magnificent Elizabethan hall -cost £35. Sir Richard Dales will lead the group and will stay for lunch. If you would like to attend, please see the Anglo-Norse Newsletter when it is sent out at the end of July.
Refreshments (coffee, tea, the Norwegian Church's famous waffles and wine) will be served from 5.30 pm
The AGM will be at 6.30 and the Ambassador's talk at 7.30pm
10.30 Coffe In Clore Education Centre Foyer, under the Great Court, accessible by lifts and stairs.
11.00 Lecture by the curator of the Exhibition Giulia Bartrum
12.00 Lunch Break. ( Lunch not included in the price of the ticket).
13.30 Admission to the exhibition on Level 1, Room 35.
If you would like to attend, please send a cheque to Angela Christophersen, 19 Hamilton House, Vicarage Gate, London W8 4HL.
The cheque to be made out to The Anglo-Norse Society. Please also supply your e-mail address and telephone number.
Sybil Richardson is well-known in Norway. Supported by the Norwegian Cultural Council, she has toured the country with her programme 'We'll Meet Again' for more than 15 years. She has travelled from Melbu in the north to Trondheim, Bergen, Stavanger and Farsund in the south, playing in large concert halls and intimate venues. We are now fortunate to have her singing for us here in Rotherhithe.
Sunday 16 December 11.00 am 2018
This year, as a break from tradition, we will celebrate our Carol Service on a Sunday hoping that as many as possible of the regulars from the Norwegian community will join us to mark the end of our Anniversary year.
There will be a Buffet Lunch which includes Norwegian Christmas staples such as “ribbe” and” medisterkake “ and this will be followed by cakes, waffles and coffee.
For catering purposes we need to know numbers and so ask that Members wanting to join us for the lunch fill in the booking slip in the Newsletter. Please pay the Church on the day
Thursday 18 October 2018 at 12 noon at the Norwegian Seamen's Church 1 St Olav's Square SE16 7JB
To mark the Centenary of The Anglo-Norse Society is joining forces with Kvinneforeningen for a special lunch at the Norwegian Seamen’s Church. As it is the Society's Anniversary, it has been decided to celebrate with a Norwegian Koldtbord; ie a Buffet lunch, which includes traditional Norwegian smoked salmon served with scrambled eggs in addition to other typical fare on such occasions and not forgetting a birthday “Bløtkake” donated by a benefactor. There will be a raffle to raise funds for the ANS Centenary Scholarship Fund.
Kvinneforeningen is partly sponsoring this lunch as a birthday present, but ANS members are asked to contribute £ 4 towards the cost (Pay on the day). For catering purposes we need to know numbers so please tell the Anglo-Norse Secretary if you wish to come.