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!
The Advent season and countdown to Christmas starts this weekend, with snow on its way according to the weather forecast as well as the Scandinavian Christmas Markets happening all over London.
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!
Whether you are trying to keep the kids busy for a low cost rainy afternoon, or planning something for a special treat, there’s something to satisfy every member of the family at the Barbican Centre in London.
Every year in May, Danish Women in England and The Danish Church in London invite you to their Bazaar, a festive day and to buy art and craft, design, food and books. In the church garden there are children’s activities and food stalls selling danish specialities. Please note a very interesting design auction taking place too!
The Norwegian National Day is celebrated every year in Southwark Park in London with thousands of Norwegian gathering to walk in the parade, eat hot dogs and sing the national anthem together. Many will bring a picnic and the children can play all day. This is arguably one of the best family festivals there is in the British capital. Yet unknown to many!