Written by: Martin Uden  |  Posted on: 28th October 2023

  At the kind invitation of the Korean Ambassador, our Joint President, HE Yeocheol Yoon, members of the British Korean Society enjoyed a Korean Night at the Ambassador’s Residence on 27 September.  It is always a pleasure that the Ambassador extends this kind invitation, but […]

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Written by: Martin Uden  |  Posted on: 11th July 2023

Veterans of the Korean War – A BKS and National Army Museum Joint Event      On the evening of Thursday 6 July, some 65 guests came to the National Army Museum to hear three British Veterans of the Korean War talk about their recollections […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett   |  Posted on: 4th July 2023

The Korean Peninsula – A Diplomatic Outlook       We were fortunate enough to get our two Ambassadors to Korea, HE Colin Crooks based in Seoul and HE David Ellis who has been appointed to Pyongyang, to speak to the BKS membership on 15 June […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett  |  Posted on: 2nd May 2023

Our Visit to the Hallyu Exhibition 28 April 2023 at the Victoria and Albert Museum   The British Korean Society were fortunate enough to be invited on 28 April to visit the Hallyu exhibition at the Victoria and Albert Museum. The exhibition features everything “K” […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett  |  Posted on: 31st March 2023

British Korea Society Annual General Meeting 21 March 2023 at Samsung Kings Cross   The British Korea Society held its AGM at Samsung’s wonderful Kings Cross facility on 21 March.   Our Co-President Ambassador Yoon Yeocheol noted that the there is a mutual understanding between […]

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Written by: Hannah Giles  |  Posted on: 21st March 2023

  BKS event at Samsung KX, 27 February 2023 Life as a diplomat in 1970s Seoul     Over 70 members and guests attended the BKS event ‘Life as a diplomat in 1970s Seoul’ by our very own Chairman Martin Uden and former Chairman Warwick […]

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Written by: Martin Uden  |  Posted on: 17th February 2023

  Over 60 members and guests of the British Korean Society and the Royal Society attended a fascinating lecture on 9 February 2023 at the Royal Society in Carlton House Terrace.  Past Foreign Secretaries of the Royal Society, Sir Richard Catlow and Sir Martyn Poliakoff, […]

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Written by: Martin Uden  |  Posted on: 20th January 2023

On 13 January, some 30 BKS members were treated to a tour of the Korea Foundation Gallery and the Hirayama Studio. Numbers were such (plus a disappointed wait list) that we had to split into two groups, one going first to the Gallery with Sang-ah […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett  |  Posted on: 10th December 2022

BKS Annual Reception, 17 November       The Society held its annual reception at the prestigious Naval & Military Club (The In and Out Club) on 17 November. During the evening we heard a number of speeches from our distinguished guests who included our […]

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Written by: Douglas Barrett  |  Posted on: 24th October 2022

“A Korean Micro-Reunification”   The British Korean Society partnered with the All-Party Parliamentary Group for North Korea on 19 October to hold a fascinating talk entitled “A Korean Micro-Reunification”. The talk was given by Jihyun Park and Seh-lynn Chai who have co-authored the book, “The […]

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