100th ANNIVERSARY IN 2018
Next year sees the 100th Anniversary of Anglo Norse Society which will be marked by a lunch at the Oxford and Cambridge Club on 1 February and with the main event on 13 November – a Grand Reception at Drapers’ Hall in the City of London to which our Royal Patrons have been invited and both Buckingham Palace and Slottet have confirmed that they will be represented. More information about the celebrations will be given at a later stage.
Akershus Venner, via The Caledonian Society, have extended an invitation to their “Burns Supper” on 3rd February 2018. Burns invitasjon 2018 – Fanehallen
FORTHCOMING EVENTS 1ST HALF OF 2018
FEBRUARY 6th Schafteløkken at 7 pm
The season starts with what will undoubtedly be a very interesting talk on Richard Herrmann M.B.E. , the famous London correspondent and popular author of many British related books. The talk will be given by senior lecturer in British History and Politics – Øivind Bratberg and Anders Heger who is a well known author and publisher for Cappelen Damm. The topic being the one and only Richard Hermann! Please note the change of venue.
MARCH 13th Frogner Kirkestue at 7 pm
AGM followed by “Wenche in the Daylight and the Limelight”, a film documentary about the legendary Norwegian actress and diva Wenche Foss. Glimpses from her life both on stage and off, with all its drama, comedy, grief and glorious moments. The well known film maker Jannike M. Falk has woven video cuts from the NRK archives into an intimate, personal story on the life of Wenche Foss. Jannike will narrate the film in English.
APRIL 17th Frogner Kirkestue at 7 pm
“Talks over breakfast in my kitchen” with Norway’s former Foreign Minister Thorvald Stoltenberg. No introduction is necessary for our prominent speaker and “man for all seasons”, who will be giving a talk on a multitude of different stories and reflections from his long life and diverse career.
MAY 8th Mogens Thorsens Assembly Room, Niels Juelsgate 19 at 7pm
A Musical Evening. The artist/s and programme will be announced later.
JUNE 5th Frogner Church at 5 pm
“Beste Vestkant”- a guided tour around Embassies, Swiss style villa’s, old and new buildings in the Frogner area with the well known historian and editor of the Oslo City Encyclopedia Knut Are Tvedt will round off the first half of the season. We will be meeting outside Frogner Church at 5 pm. A fee of kr50,- will be collected prior to the tour. The traditional sparkling wine and strawberries will be served at a suitable location after the tour.
Any changes in our events will be announced here on the website. For those who are not online we will be sending information via post.
Guests are always welcome to our events. The cover charge is kr 50,-. Please contact ANS Secretary Sybil Richardson if you wish to bring guests. E-mail address and telephone number: firstname.lastname@example.org / 415 10 840.
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