Welcome to the website of the Anglo-Korean Society.
The Society was founded in 1956 to foster friendship between the UK and
the Republic of Korea, and its primary objective is to bring together
all those in the UK who are interested in Korean matters.
The Society provides opportunities for contacts between British
nationals and Koreans living in Britain, and acts as a forum for social
and cultural exchange in an environment of friendship and understanding.
AKS Bursary awards for 2013 - 2014
Read about the first of our successful candidates on our
Bursary Programme page.
BKS Diners (Formerly AKS Diners)
Tuesday 29 April, 7:00pm at Arang Restaurant, 9 Golden
Square, London W1F 9HZ.
An ideal and unique opportunity to meet your fellow members and
enjoy a Korean meal.
Cost approx. £20 payable on the night.
To reserve a place email
Korean War Commemoration Day at the National Arboretum
Chairman Warwick Morris represented the AKS at the 60th anniversary
service Read article
The City of London Festival will be held from 22 June to 17 July and this year
features Seoul in the City.
Major events include :
June - Stationers’ Hall recital by pianist Sunwook Kim.
27 June – keynote lecture at Gresham College given by Sir Thomas Harris:
“Britain’s relations with Korea: a personal view”.
15 July – at St Paul’s Cathedral the London Symphony Orchestra conducted
by Myung Whun Chung, performing Beethoven’s 9th Symphony.
16 July – at Bishopsgate Institute the Kumho Asiana Soloists perform
For the full calendar and to buy tickets go to
posted 17 April 2014
Film extras urgently required
Korean Men and
Women Wanted to be Film Extras in a Big Blockbuster Movie that has recently
been shooting in South Korea and is now shooting in the London Area between
May and July 2014. Paid work. Interested? Apply online here ASAP: http://www.castingcollective.co.uk/korean
posted 16 April 2014