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Liverpool: European Capital of Culture 08 ‘LIVE FROM KOREA’

Liverpool: European Capital of Culture 08 ‘LIVE FROM KOREA’

Established in 1998, Liverpool Biennial is the UK’s largest and most widely reviewed festival. Celebrating the tenth anniversary of its foundation by James Moores, the fifth edition of Liverpool Biennial will be even more impressive in scale and ambition than its predecessors, and a key event in Liverpool’s year as European Capital of Culture 2008. […]

4482: Exhibition of Emerging Korean Artists in London

4482: Exhibition of Emerging Korean Artists in London

Date: 16 – 19 October 2008, 10 AM – 6PM Venue: Bargehouse, OXO Tower Wharf, Bargehouse Street, London, SE1 9PH The title of this exhibition was created when a group of Korean students working in New Malden, south of London, hosted an exhibition in their studios two years ago; it sounds like a complicated code, […]

Restaurant Tour 3: New Seoul Korean Restaurant

Restaurant Tour 3: New Seoul Korean Restaurant

Having been recommended to me there I was on Monday the 13th October 2008 looking at the frontage of a restaurant which reminded me of a café type venue selling breakfasts, lunches etc. So in I went feeling a bit dubious about the whole thing as I enjoy a good meal but not anything that […]

Exhibition on Global Poverty "Blight and Hope: Poverty Seen Through the Lens"

Exhibition on Global Poverty "Blight and Hope: Poverty Seen Through the Lens"

Venue: Korean Cultural Centre UK, Ground Floor, Grand Buildings, 1-3 Strand, London WC2N 5BW Exhibition Dates: 21 October 2008 – 4 November 2008 Participating Artists: Peter Bialobrzeski, Marcus Bleasdale, Heidi Bradner, Paula Bronstein, Seihon Cho, Agnes Dherbeys, Myung Duck Joo, Jea-Uk Kang, Stephanie Kuykendal, Christopher LaMarca, Yao Lu, Simon Norfolk, Sang Taek Oh, Jong-Woo Park, […]

London Korean Film Festival 2008

London Korean Film Festival 2008

Thursday 6 to Wednesday 12 November www.barbican.org.uk/film Cinema Hotline: 0845 120 7527 An unmissable selection of the best of Korean Cinema both past and present, the London Korean Film Festival,returns to the Barbican this November from Thursday 6 to Wednesday 12. Highlights this year include a special preview of Cannes 2008 hit The Good, the […]

International Medal Haul for Surrey Martial Artists

International Medal Haul for Surrey Martial Artists

The first Kuk Sool Won martial artists from Surrey to compete at the World Championships won 11 medals in Houston on the 11th and 12th October. There were over 1500 competitors from 36 different countries and the team won a total haul of 1 Gold, 3 Silver, 3 Bronze and 4 Copper (4th place) medals […]

A Veteran Remembers

A Veteran Remembers

27 July was the anniversary of the end of the Korean War in 1953 – a war in which millions died, and which only ended with a ceasefire, Korea remaining divided. Peter Poole served in the war as a member of the Royal Military Police, and agreed to share his recollections of that time. He […]

An Evening with the Former British Ambassador to South Korea

An Evening with the Former British Ambassador to South Korea

Warwick Morris retired from the British Diplomatic Service in February 2008 after 38 years, 13 of which he and his wife spent in South Korea in three very different postings. Members and guests of the Anglo-Korean Society had a real treat on Wednesday 7 May when we were invited to hear him speak at the […]

London United Korean Fan Club

London United Japanese Fan Club