Updated: 3 September 2018
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Singing – Our singing group meets for rehearsals at irregular intervals during the year, the focus is on having a great time with beloved music.
Handicraft – We also have a small handicraft group which comes together at even more irregular intervals !
Walking – More regular ! One Autumn Walk and one Spring Walk per season from 18-19. (Previously a Midsummer Walk and a Midwinter Walk).
Reading Circles – We have both Danish and Swedish reading circles. The Swedish group has been meeting for 20 years ! We have read: Gregorius by Bengt Ohlsson, Doktor Glas by Hjalmar Söderberg, Sprängaren by Liza Marklund, Nässlorna blomma by Harry Martinson (Nobel laureate in 1974), Hoppsan, jag är död by Arto Paasilinna.
Cookery Book – Our cookery book What the York Anglo-Scandinavians like to eat was a huge success and produced a substantial contribution to the CoScan Travel Awards. The recipes were collected and edited by Karen Christmas and Brita Green.
Jorvik Viking Festival – The society normally participates in the annual festival held in central York each February. Activities have included: Story Telling at the Mansion House, an Exhibition of Scandinavian Crafts, and illustrated talks on places like Arctic Norway.