Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 9th April 2020

Due to the current situation we are unable to give dates of any future BKS events. We will keep this under review.

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Posted by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 4th February 2020

The AGM of the British Korean Society has now been CANCELLED. Chairman’s Message: I am sure that all members will understand that in the current circumstances, the Committee has decided that the Society’s Annual General Meeting cannot go ahead as planned on 23 March. The […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett  |  Posted on: 31st January 2020

Seollal Celebration at Kalbi Korean Restaurant Seollal is a very special time of year in Korea. Seollal celebrates the beginning of the Lunar New Year – 2020 will be the Year of the Rat (or mouse depending on where you live). It’s a time for […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett  |  Posted on: 13th November 2019

North Korea – “Foundations for Economic Revival” The British Korean Society and The Henry Jackson Society hosted an invitation only roundtable entitled “North Korea – The Foundations for Economic Revival” at the prestigious Naval and Military Club in London on 11 November. The event was […]

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Written by: Ian Simm  |  Posted on: 30th October 2019

The BKS annual reception was held in the House of Commons Terrace Pavilion on the evening of Thursday 24 October, attended by some 85 members, guests and others interested in Korea. The event was hosted by Sir Ed Davey MP, Chair of the All-party Parliamentary […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 25th September 2019

Annual Reception at the House of Commons The Terrace Pavilion, London SW1A 0AA Thursday 24th October 2019, 7pm to 9pm Our Host: Rt Hon Sir Edward Davey MP Member of Parliament (Lib Dem) for Kingston and Surbiton. Chairman, All Party Britain-Republic of Korea Parliamentary Group. […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett  |  Posted on: 11th September 2019

The British Korean Society Chuseok Dinner on 9 September 2019. Chuseok – Korean Thanksgiving – falls at the most beautiful time of year in Korea. The heat and summer rains give way to clear early autumn skies, the temperature falls, and the leaves begin to […]

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Posted by: Cathy Kim  |  Posted on: 14th August 2019

**** THIS EVENT IS NOW FULLY BOOKED **** BKS members are invited to a Reception to celebrate Chuseok. Hosted by the Ambassador of the Republic of Korea, Her Excellency Enna Park. Monday 9th September 2019, 6.30pm  to 8.30pm at The Ambassador’s Residence, 4 Palace Gate, Kensington, London W8 […]

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Written by: Roger Jeal  |  Posted on: 5th August 2019

From Diana the Huntress to Watering Holes – Meandering Round St James’s Our annual London walk in July took us on a pleasant evening meander around St James’s, an area south of Piccadilly with a distant history as a leper colony but now full of […]

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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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