Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  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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Posted 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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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 1st August 2018

On a wonderful summers evening, 18 members of the BKS enjoyed an informative stroll around Mayfair, led by Blue Badge Guide and BKS member Sue King. The evening ended with a convivial meal in a pub in Shepherd Market.

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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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Written by: Martin Uden  |  Posted on: 26th April 2018

The Society held an event on 23 April at the offices of Addleshaw Goddard in Moorgate featuring a British and a Korean judge explaining the two countries’ judicial systems.  Over 30 members and guests attended. After an introduction by the Chairman and welcoming remarks by […]

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Written by: Chris Hollands  |  Posted on: 23rd April 2018

The Annual General meeting of the BKS was held at the Korean Cultural Centre on March 26. There was a good turnout of around 50 people. After introductory remarks from our Chairman, we received a short address from Minister and Charge d’Affaires Sun from the RoK […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 28th March 2018

More than 50 BKS members attended a most enjoyable Seollal party to celebrate a little belatedly the New Year on the newly refurbished 7th floor of the RoK Embassy on 16 March. Our host was Minister Sun Nahmkook, Charge d’affaires since the unexpected recall to […]

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Written by: Derek Marsh  |  Posted on: 4th December 2017

The BKS held its Annual Reception in the House of Commons Terrace Pavilion on Wednesday 29 November. About 95 members and guests attended and enjoyed drinks and bowl food while networking. Our host, the Rt Hon Sir Edward Davey MP, began the evening by speaking […]

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Written by: Derek Marsh  |  Posted on: 11th September 2017

  On September 6 the City law firm Addleshaw Goddard kindly and generously hosted a talk by Ms Agathe L’Homme from The Economist Intelligence Unit. Ms L’Homme spoke about economic trends in Asia to the year 2050 with particular reference to South Korea. She drew […]

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Written by: Ian Simm  |  Posted on: 27th August 2017

Through Their Eyes BKS Committee Member Seoyoung Kim is a curator at the Kingston Museum and she kindly offered members of the Society a special viewing of her latest project. Through Their Eyes brings together 20th century European artists’ views of Korea with contemporary perceptions […]

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