YASS Events in 2022

Meetings and events in 2022

York Anglo-Scandinavian Society meetings are usually at the Norwegian Study Centre, Quantum House, University of York, Heslington, YO10 5BR at 7.30pm. You can download a PDF file listing the YASS meetings and events for January to June 2022. [ 2022 York Anglo-Scandinavian Society – Meetings and Events January to June 2022 ]

For more information about YASS, send an email to: YASS Secretary (yasssecretary@gmail.com).

Fordings - Cover of Poetry by Daniel Gustafsson Wednesday
26 January
7:30 pm
An evening of new Anglo-Scandinavian Poetry Daniel Gustafsson – a bilingual poet in York
Arctic Film in Icelandic Thursday
24 February 7:30 pm
February Film – “Arctic”
A film in Danish/Icelandic with English sub-titles. “One of the best movies ever made about survival”
The Gosforth Cross Víðarr and Fenir Thursday
24 March
7:30 pm
Apocalyptic Imagery on Anglo-Scandinavian Stone Crosses Dr Amanda Doviak

Download [PDF 66kb] poster advertising talk by Dr Amanda Doviak at the Norwegian Study Centre on 24 March 2022

York Anglo-Scandinavian Society logo Wednesday
27 April
7:30 pm
YASS: Annual General Meeting The YASS AGM 2022 – with some Danish reflections from John Christmas
Murton Park Viking Village huts Saturday
14 or 24
May
Visit to Murton Park Viking Village
See more at: https://murtonpark.co.uk
Sankt Hans Aften Friday
17 June
Sankt Hans Aften               with bonfire and outdoor social evening Contact YASS Secretary in advance. Please bring some refreshments o share
Havfruene-the-Mermaids-choir-from-Berg-Church-in-Norway Friday
16 Sept
2:00 pm
Havfruene Choir (“The Mermaids”) from Berg in Norway. Come and enjoy choral pieces in Spanish, Norwegian, Latin and English. St Helen’s Church, Stonegate.
YO1 8QP ) Admission free. Donations, please, to St Helen’s after the concert.
The Huseby Bruk Scandal Thursday
6 October
7:30 pm
The Huseby Bruk Scandal:
Royal Family enthusiasm that became the misfortune of Florence Stevens
Meeting and talk by Eva Robards at the Norwegian Study Centre, Quantum House, University of York, YO10 5BR
Saturday 29 and Sunday 30 October SveaBritt Visit to York Contact YASS Secretary in advance. Organised by the Chair of SveaBritt, together with Eva Robards
Wednesday 9 Nov 7:30pm Are you Bilingual?  an interactive event An interactive event: sharing experiences of living with two languages – Coordinated by Brita Green
The London Nordic Choir in York Minster Friday 2 Dec 7:30pm Sankta Lucia in York Minster with the London Nordic Choir Candlelit procession and Swedish carol service.  Admission is free. A share of the collection is donated to the CoScan travel fund for education projects.
[ Friday 9 Dec – Event postponed ] YASS social evening planned for 9 Dec is postponed to January 2023 Contact YASS Secretary in advance for tickets. See more about Soundsphere on their website at: https://www.soundsphere.co.uk/

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