Nordic Matters Festival at London’s Southbank Centre January 2017

by Scandinavian mum


The festival Nordic Matters is launching on Saturday 14 January in the Southbank Centre in London, with an opening weekend of fika and fun for all the family, inviting everyone to immerse themselves in Nordic culture, music, storytelling, workshops and a marvellous cinnamon bun bake-off!

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The best outdoor ice skating rinks in London for Christmas 2016

by Scandinavian mum

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We think the capital’s outdoor ice rinks offer the most magical setting for any outdoor activity during the darkest months of the year. There’s no better way to get into the spirit of Christmas than to get your skates on and enjoy a fun day out with family and friends. The first ice rinks in London open today!

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CIFF pop-up shop in Harvey Nichols showing ‘Best of Scandinavia’

by Scandinavian mum

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The three leading trade shows CIFF, northmodern and Art Copenhagen have teamed up to to showcase the best of Scandinavia, with ‘Project North Wind’ in London. The unique pop-up shop in Harvey Nichols is set to offer a glimpse into the world of the typical Scandinavian man through fashion, design and art.
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Scandinavian Pain and Ragnar Kjartansson at the Barbican Centre London

by Scandinavian mum

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My husband shared excitingly that he had seen a new exhibition on at the Barbican centre called ‘Scandinavian Pain’. I had to tell him that this was in fact not the sign for the exhibition, but part of it, as installation art. The Icelandic artist Ragnar Kjartansson’s new exhibition at the Barbican is set to surprise and intrigue you!

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