Welcome to the 2023 Late Autumn Programme.
Do bring a friend to our meetings.
Sunday 15th October
The Old Brewer, Luntmakargatan 98
The ‘Sunday roast’ family lunch originated in British kitchens.
Though also eaten any day of the week, it is traditionally consumed on Sunday. It consists usually of roast beef with horseradish, lamb with mint sauce or pork with apple sauce. There are boiled, mashed or roast, potatoes. Yorkshire pudding (like ugnspannkaka) comes too, and gravy. That’s juice from the roast thickened with flour. As a first for the society, we’ll have ours at a British pub, the Old Brewer. Added will be scotch egg and sticky toffee pudding, wine and coffee: 540: - members, 590: - non-members.Pay by Swish: 1235094222 or pg.: 3424-9 before the event. To book, ring 08-6787333 or mail firstname.lastname@example.org
Wednesdays 25th October, 29th November at 6 p.m.
Our last-Wednesday-in-the-month Society evenings are still growing in popularity. Come for an informal mid-week drink and chat, and pub food at minimal prices. Bring suggestions (or complaints!) to pass on to the resident council member for action. For catering purposes, please let tell us you are coming: email@example.com or 08-6787333
‘A SINGING AMBASSADOR’
Tuesday 7th November
Valhallavägen 104, 6.30pm
Henrik Salander will lead us (with music) through the 1960s transformation of popular music and the musical journey of the Beatles.
A full-time musician during the 1960s, Henrik later entered the Swedish Ministry for Foreign Affairs. Among other posts, he served as Sweden’s ambassador to the Geneva Conference on Disarmament and as Director-General of the weapons commission led by Hans Blix. Price for the evening, including food and wine, is 375: - for members, 425:- non-members, pg.: 3424-9 or Swish: 1235094222.
ST. ANDREW’S BALL
Saturday 25th November, at 5.30 p.m.
Sällskapet, Arsenalsgatan 7
This year’s St. Andrew’s Ball will welcome a surprise guest as main speaker. The programme includes music from The Thistle Pipe Band. Several attractive prizes have been donated to the traditional lottery and auction. We’ll dance with abandon to a live band. Price for the ball is 1.750: - for members, 1.850: - for non-members (plusgiro 3424-9) or Swish: 1235094222 The menu will be presented on our web page and in a newsletter in October. For further information, and to book, please call 08-678 73 33 or email firstname.lastname@example.org by 12th November. Dress: black tie or Highland dress.
TRADITIONAL ENGLISH CHRISTMAS LUNCH
3rd December at 1.30 p.m.
The Society’s traditional English Christmas lunch with turkey and stuffing, Christmas pudding and all the other trimmings is now a happy 10-year-old, and Father Christmas will come too. We also offer mulled wine, soup and sherry. There may also be presents, singing, crackers. Book latest by 20th November, by mailing: email@example.com or by calling: 08-678 73 33 by November 25th. The cost will be 480: - for members, 530: - for non-members, children under 12 years 190: - (plus Giro 3424-9) or Swish: 1235094222.
THE LION, THE WITCH AND THE WARDROBE
14th December at 6pm.
Swe-Brit Cinema, Valhallavägen 104
Narnia is the home of the great lion Aslan. During his long absence, his arch-enemy, the evil White Witch places Narnia in an eternal winter. However, with the return of Aslan and the arrival of the four Pevensie children, the Narnians are given a hope to end the tyranny of the Witch. Join us for a lovely evening filled with nostalgia, tears, laughter, food and sweeties. To register, call 08-6787333 or mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org. Price for the evening is 150: for members and 200:- for non- members to be paid to PG-3424-9 or Swish: 1235094222,
NINE LESSONS AND CAROLS
Date and time will come in a newsletter, and on our webpage and Facebook.
WINE & NIBBLES MEET-AND-GREET MEETING
Wednesday 30th August, 6 pm
We’re starting the season with free wine and nibbles. There’ll be a rundown on the programme and what’s been happening during the summer. For new and prospective members we’ll also summarise the Society’s aims, history and future hopes. Invited guests will include representatives from organisations that have helped us in the past or may do so in the future. Space is limited, so please confirm that you’re coming, to 08-678 73 33 or by email to email@example.com no later than 26 August.
SOCIETY EVENINGS 27th September, 27th October, 29thNovember, 6 pm.
The first “last-Wednesday…” meeting took place some eight years ago. Eleven people came. The record so far is 46, with an average of 25. At these meetings there are always drinks, bits to eat and society Council members to share your ideas with. Refreshments are at give-away prices. Space is limited, so please confirm that you’re coming, to 08-678 73 33 or by email firstname.lastname@example.org a few days before the events.
We take cash or the society’s Swish: 1235094222.
9th September, 5pm
The success of previous crayfish parties has encouraged us to try again. So come and battle with the crustaceans. If you’re new to the event, don’t worry, you’ll soon learn with other guests to show you. And there are instructional films on the net.
On the menu: Swedish crayfish, schnapps, Västerbotten cheese pie, bread, "kryddost", meatballs, dill-roasted potatoes, and a dessert buffet. Price for members: 550kr, non-members, 600kr. Please pay to PG-3424-9, or the society’s Swish: 1235094222. Call 08-6787333, or email email@example.com, no later than 2 September. First come, first served.
BATTLE OF BRITAIN COMMEMORATION & FILM EVENING
Wednesday 13th September, 6. pm., Villa Ludvigsberg,
Battle of Britain Day commemorates the day in 1940 that marked the peak in combat intensity between RAF Fighter Command and the German Luftwaffe. Villa Ludvigsberg welcomes Society members and friends to an evening with short presentations about the Battle. Those who missed our earlier showing of the 1969 Battle of Britain film have the chance to view it under appropriate conditions.
18:15 - 19:15 Four presentations:
Mats Hanqvist – Battle tactics
Mike Ward – “My dad shot down a German Heinkel bomber”. A fascinating story!
Joel Ståhl – What’s it like to fly a Supermarine Spitfire?
Eric ‘Winkle’ Brown A ’personal meeting’ with the late former WW2 fighter/test pilot
19:15 – 19:45 Refreshments
19:45 – 22:00 The Battle of Britain film
R.S.V.P. to 08-6787333 or firstname.lastname@example.org by 10th September. Price for the evening is 150:- for members, and 200:- for non-members paid to PG 3424-9 or Swish: 123509442.
FILM EVENING- “KUNGEN”
19th September 6. pm
For two years film director Karin af Klintberg lobbied the information department at the Royal Court. Finally, as the first journalist ever, she got a ‘yes’ – a unique opportunity to accompany His Majesty Carl XVI Gustaf closely in his life and work. This is the first time ever that a documentary film has been made about, and with, a real live king.
The king’s grandfather Gustaf VI Adolf and great-grandfather Gustaf V gave no interviews. As a tribute to His Majesty’s 50-year reign, the Swe-Brit Cinema will show this film. Suitable eats and drinks will be served, including sweeties and popcorn.
Price for the evening is 50:- for members, and 100:- for non-members paid to PG 3424-9 or Swish: 1235094442 no later than 13 September.
If you have not already shared your e-mail address with us, please mail us at email@example.com.
Annual fees to the Society’s plusgiro 3424-9.
And do not forget to indicate your name on the payment!