Societies and networking

There are Norwegian and/or Scandinavian clubs and societies of various kinds all over Britain. Some of them are listed below. For contacts in your particular region, please contact the Secretary at CoScan - see below.

Den Norske Klub
4 St. James's Square
London SW1Y 4JU
Tel: (020) 7839 6242
Fax: (020) 7930 7946
Chairman: Mrs Reidun Jebsen
Secretary: Ms Elin Sandal

Founded on 17 May 1887 as a focal point for the Norwegian community in London, DNK is a social club with a calendar of events including Klub dinners, lunches, lectures, golf tournaments, 'julebord' and other events.The Klub has its premises at the Naval & Military Club ('The In and Out Club') in St. James's Square.  For information about membership and events, please contact the Secretary .

Anglo Norse Society
25 Belgrave Square
London SW1X 8QD
Hon. President: H. E. The Norwegian Ambassador
Vice President: Mr Rolf Christophersen
Secretary: Ms Irene Garland
Tel/Fax: (020) 7235 9529

An Anglo-Norwegian friendship society, founded in 1918, which usually meets at the Embassy. Organises social events, lectures, film evenings and other activities. The membership is predominantly British and Norwegian, brought together by a common interest in Norway.  The ANS also offers bursaries for studies in Norway, see the ANS website.

Hertfordshire Anglo-Scandinavian Society
A meeting point for Scandinavians in the Hertfordshire/Bedfordshire area.
Mrs Birgit Thomson
11c Douglas Road
Herts AL5 2EN
Tel. 01582 763 808

York Anglo-Scandinavian Society
We promote friendship and understanding between the British and Scandinavian people.

Peer Gynt-klubben
Professional and social contact point for Norwegians in the Manchester region. Arranges various events throughout the year and has a strong link to the Norwegian Consulate in Manchester. A non-profit organisation, and membership is free.

Norsk Sussex-Forening
Norwegians in Sussex
Norsk klubb i Sussex. Ca. 40 medlemmer med store og små, men vil gjerne bli større.
Kontaktdetaljer og nyhetsbrev på nettsiden:

COSCAN - Confederation of Scandinavian Societies of Great Britain and Ireland

President: Sir Mark Elliott
Umbrella organisation for Norwegian and Scandinavian societies, clubs and organisations. For information about membership, Conferences and the COSCAN Magazine please contact magazine/website editor, Anna Sophie Strandli


Grieg Society of Great Britain
c/o Royal Norwegian Embassy
25 Belgrave Square
London SW1X 8QD
Beryl Foster, Chairman
Membership enquiries to Anne Ulset

The Society arranges concerts, talks, receptions and discounted block bookings.
Newsletter and annual journal, the Grieg Companion. Annual membership £12.50, couples £18.

Scottish Norwegian Society (Glasgow)
Organisation for people with an interest in Norway meeting monthly for talks and social events.


Et nettverk for norske kvinner i London.


Association of Norwegian Students Abroad (ANSA)





Scandinavian Party
Unge skandinaviske selskapsløver og deres gjester møtes en gang i måneden til party i en bar i Londons sentrum. Skandinaver får VIP-behandling. Billetter må kjøpes på forhånd, og man må stå på gjestelisten for å komme inn.
Monthly parties for young Scandinavians and their guests. E-mail them to add your name to the guest list. Tickets must be bought in advance.  
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Nordic Nights

Organisasjon som arrangerer sosiale kvelder for nordiske innbyggere i London. Arrangementene finner sted månedlig, og alle inntekter går til sponsing av sportsaktiviteter for nordiske i London.
Organises social evenings for Nordic nationals in London. The events take place on a monthly basis, with all profits going towards sponsoring sports events for Nordic nationals in London.


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