Category Archives: Our events

  • 26th February 2024

    Emmi Maaria Ensemble performing at the Finnish Church in London

    Emmi Maaria Ensemble performing at the Finnish Church in London, 33 Albion Street London SE16 7HZ, from 6.30 p.m. on Saturday, 20 April 2024 (The venue is a 10 min walk from Canada Water and a 3 min walk from Rotherhithe overground station.) Join us for a musical evening through Finnish landscapes and poetry! Emmi […]

  • 22nd February 2024

    Guided Walk in the Inns of Court

    Guided Walk in the Inns of Court on Thursday, 13 June 2024 from 11 a.m. Barrister Peter Hofford will take a group of up to 15 for a guided walk in the Inns of Court, including the Temple and Chancery Lane and possibly other places nearby. The walk will last approximately 1 hour 30 minutes. […]

  • 3rd February 2024

    Pre-War Rolls-Royce Motor Cars with a Finnish Connection

    Pre-War Rolls-Royce Motor Cars with a Finnish Connection – A Talk by Sir John Stuttard, KStJ, JP, FCA, Lord Mayor of the City of London from 2006 to 2007. 3 p.m. at the Allen Room at St Anne’s Church, Soho, 55 Dean Street, London, W1D 6AF. Sir John has written a book Pre-War Rolls-Royce Motor […]

  • 12th January 2024

    Tour of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO)

    Tour of the Foreign, Commonwealth and Development Office (FCDO), King Charles Street, London SW1A 2AH, Friday 23 February at 2 p.m. The current premises of the FCDO in King Charles Street, designed by the architect George Gilbert Scott and completed between 1868 and 1874, originally comprised four government departments. The tour will include the Grand […]

  • The Finnish Defence Attaché’s Talk about Finnish NATO Membership

    The Finnish Defence Attaché will be giving a talk about Finland’s NATO Membership on Friday, 9 February 2024 at 3 p.m. at the Allen Room at St Anne’s Church, Soho, 55 Dean Street, London, W1D 6AF. Captain (Navy) Mika Raunu will be addressing issues such as the reasons why the Finnish public mood switched so […]

  • 30th November 2023

    Annual General Meeting

    Annual General Meeting at 4 p.m. on Wednesday, 13 March 2024 followed by a light buffet dinner. Notice sent to current subscribing Members of the Society who are requested to notify the Hon. Secretary no later than 5th March 2024 of their intention to attend the AGM or tender their apologies to him, preferably by […]

  • 6th November 2023

    Early Modernism in Finnish and Swedish Art

    Tuesday, 23 January 2024 at 6 p.m. to 8 p.m. at 14 Queen Anne’s Gate, London, SW1H 9AA. Art Expert Christina Cadogan will give a talk on Nordic art to the Anglo-Swedish and Anglo-Finnish Societies about the advent of a more modern style of painting in Sweden and Finland in the late nineteenth and early […]

  • 27th September 2023

    Visit to Queen’s House, Greenwich, with focus on sculpture of Olaudah Equiano

      Monday, 30 October 2023 at 2 p.m. for 2.30 p.m. at Queen’s House, Romney Road, Greenwich, London SE10 9NF. To celebrate Black History Month this year, a visit is organised to Queen’s House, Greenwich, with a focus on the sculpture of Olaudah Equiano, the writer, freedman, and abolitionist. Sculptor Christy Symington MRSS will be […]

  • 14th September 2023

    Finnish Christmas Lunch

    Tuesday, 12 December 2023, at 12.30 p.m. at the Finnish Church, 33 Albion Street, London SE16 7HZ. The Anglo-Finnish Society’s Christmas lunch this year will be at the Finnish Church in London, with an opportunity to enjoy traditional Finnish Christmas dishes that are not widely available in London otherwise. The price of the buffet will […]

  • 24th August 2023

    King Sigismund Dinner

    Tuesday, 3 October 2023 from 6.30 p.m. to 10.00 p.m. at Ognisko Polskie, 55 Exhibition Road, London, SW7 2PG. Together with the Anglo-Swedish Society, the Anglo-Finnish Society is jointly organising a King Sigismund Dinner at the Salonik of the Restaurant of the Polish Club. This year 2023 is the 500th anniversary of the accession of […]