2018-19 Programme

Updated:  6 November 2018

2018-19 Programme – all events take place at the Norwegian Study Centre, Quantum House, Science Park, University of York,  Heslington,  YO10 DD  and start at 7.30pm unless otherwise stated.

Presentations  are followed by informal discussion over light refreshments.  Visitors are always welcome as guests.

Thursday 13 September: Scandinavian Women Artists.  A presentation by Dr Jan Cox.

Tuesday 16 October:  Norway seen through the eyes of German wartime artists.   Professor Erik Tonning, Director of the Norwegian Study Centre, University of York

Wednesday 21 November:  Craft Evening.

Friday 7 December: Lucia Celebration at York Minster.  7.30pm (doors open 7pm).  A collaboration between YASS and the Dean and Chapter of the Minster.  Collection during the service (for the benefit of CoScan Travel Fund and York Minster).

Friday 14 December: Lucia Celebration at Bedern Hall.  Admission by ticket only.  Tickets cost £7 each and will be available at the craft evening on 21 November.   Alternatively,  tickets can be reserved (and payment made on the night) by emailing our treasurer.  click here

Thursday 24 January:  Mikael Niemi’s Popular Music.  Michael Gratzke, University of Hull.

February:  date to be confirmed (during VIking Festival):  Mari Wickets,  Gothenburg City Museum

Spring Walk:  date and  venue to be confirmed.

Thursday 21 March: Wolves and Water- reflections on Finland and Iceland.  Presenter Beth Smith, a recent recipient of a CoScan travel award.

Wednesday 10 April:   Evening of Scandinavian entertainment and AGM

Thursday 16 May:  Danish Film.

Saturday 22 June:  Sankt Hans Celebration.   Details to be confirmed.