Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 19th June 2019

The following events have been confirmed: 10 July 2019: Sue King guided tour followed by a BKS Diners gathering at a Korean Restaurant near Leicester Square. 24 October 2019: BKS Annual Reception, House of Commons. Sir Edward Davey MP will be our host. There will […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett  |  Posted on: 19th June 2019

Our annual update from the British Ambassadors to the DPRK and the ROK. We took advantage of Foreign Office Leadership week to ask our two Ambassadors in Korea, HE Simon Smith based in Seoul, and HE Colin Crooks based in Pyongyang, to speak to the […]

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Written by: Anthony Gilbert  |  Posted on: 19th June 2019

An enjoyable evening learning to play the historic strategy game of Go. Following a refreshing drink on arrival at the Korean Cultural Centre, Gerry Gavigan, a member of the Council for the British Go Association who is their London liaison officer, gave an introduction to […]

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Written by: Sylvia Park  |  Posted on: 1st May 2019

On 24th April BKS members had a chance to enjoy a private tour of the British Library and a viewing of highlights from its East Asian collections with the Library’s curator Hamish Todd, Head of East Asian Collections. The British Library is the home to […]

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Written by: Chris Hollands  |  Posted on: 18th April 2019

The Annual General Meeting of the British Korean Society was held at the Korean Cultural Centre on 25 March 2019. There was a good turnout of some 50 people from a wide cross section of our membership, including both our Joint Presidents, Ambassador Enna Park […]

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Written by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 8th February 2019

The AGM of the British Korean Society This will be held on Monday 25th March 2019 at the Korean Cultural Centre UK, Grand Buildings, 1 Northumberland Avenue, London WC2N 5EJ from 6.45pm for a 7.15pm start. The AGM is open to paid-up members of the Society only. […]

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Written by: Martin Uden  |  Posted on: 27th October 2018

The British Korean Society held its Annual Reception on the Terrace Pavilion of the House of Commons on 18 October, and the decision to hold the event a little earlier in the year was blessed with a beautiful evening.  As in previous years, the Rt […]

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Written by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 8th October 2018

The BKS Chuseok dinner was held at Arang, a Korean restaurant in Central London on 17th September. 31 members and guests attended to celebrate Chuseok together. The members and their guests who attended the dinner ranged from young to old, with those who have been […]

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Written by: Roger Jeal  |  Posted on: 1st August 2018

Meandering Meaningfully Around Mayfair What better way to pass the time before dinner than meandering around several of London’s garden squares in the company of a top guide? More than a dozen British Korean Society enthusiasts enjoyed a well-planned Mayfair ramble between Oxford Circus and […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 25th May 2018

In what has become an annual tradition, the Society hosted a briefing on 22 May from UK representatives from Seoul and Pyongyang regarding the situation on the Korean peninsula and relations with the UK.  It was held in collaboration with SOAS at their Alumni Lecture […]

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