YASS Events in 2021

Meetings and events

Our York Anglo-Scandinavian Society meetings and events usually take place at the Norwegian Study Centre, Quantum House, University of York, Heslington, YO10 5BR at 7.30pm. Many events planned for 2020/2021 were postponed/cancelled or on Zoom because of coronavirus restrictions. The remaining events in 2021 follow Covid-19-safe guidelines.

Printed text of Finnish words from a dictionary Tuesday
15 June
7:15 pm
Zoom event: Why is the Finnish Language so different? Professor Richard Ogden
Clifton Ings - YASS Summer Walk August 2021 Saturday
28 August 2:00 pm
YHA, Water End, York
Summer Walk from Clifton to Skelton, and back. Bernard Turgoose and Philip Paul

Karl and Bruno Säfström in the 1870s - already dreaming of Australia? Ten years later they emigrated

Karl and Bruno Säfström in the 1870s

7:30 pm
Swedes Down Under – Five brothers in search of adventure and fortune Brita Green reflects on emigration/immigration and tells the story of her great uncles who left a small Swedish town to seek their fortune in Australia
Icelandic Landscape September 2021 Tuesday
7:30 pm
Iceland: A Personal Perspective Philip Paul presents impressions of Iceland
London Noric Choir at York Minster Friday
December 7:30 pm
Sankta Lucia in York Minster with the London Nordic Choir
The Service was fully booked in advance. We extend our thanks to the Choir, to our sponsors and to everyone else who helped to make the evening a success, especially the dedicated teams of professional and voluntary staff at York Minster.
Bedern Hall tables set for social event Monday
December 7:30 pm
Social evening with Scandinavian Carol-Singing at Bedern Hall in York Numbers are limited. Contact YASS Secretary in advance. Please bring your own refreshments

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