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

Thursday
21
October
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
16
November
7:30 pm
Iceland: A Personal Perspective Philip Paul presents impressions of Iceland
London Noric Choir at York Minster Friday
3
December 7:30 pm
Sankta Lucia in York Minster with the London Nordic Choir
Free tickets **must be booked in advance**
Booking opens on Tuesday 26 October 2021
Bedern Hall tables set for social event Monday
13
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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