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: 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: Martin Uden  |  Posted on: 13th September 2018

The new Korean Ambassador, Ms Enna Park, was kind enough to invite four members of the committee of the British Korean Society for lunch on 12 September at her Residence in Kensington.  I congratulated her on her appointment, not least as the first female Ambassador […]

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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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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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