The Society

The Swedish-British Society is a cultural society based in Stockholm. It was founded in 1919, at the instigation of the late Crown Prince Gustaf Adolf, later King Gustaf Adolf VI, with the aim to promote and further the cultural relations between the Swedish and the British people. The Society arranges a number of events e.g. interesting lectures by prominent speakers, visits to concerts and theatres, an annual St. Andrew's Ball and an annual spring excursion to a Swedish manor house or castle as well as a number of other social activities. Monthly events are being arranged for the members. The Society wishes to reach all age groups through its regular programme and activities.

As a member of the Society, you have access to a library containing a selection of exquisite English literature. Please call us when you want visit our office or borrow a book. Monday-Thursday 13.00-17.00 and Fridays 13.00-16.00.

Badge

We are delighted to inform you that a pin/badge symbolizing the Swedish-British Society is available for members. It is nicely designed with the colours of the Union Jack and the Swedish flag. The badge can be purchased either at our events, where it will be on display, or by calling the office of the society at +46-8-678 73 33. The cost for one badge is SEK 80 and a pair is SEK 150!

Membership

The annual fee is 250:- (half the fee after July 1st) The annual fee for couples is 350:- (half the fee after July 1st). Those under 25 pay 100:-. Life membership is 2500:-. New members pay en entrance fee of 100:-. Please submit your membership application using the application form. The application should be sent by post or by email to the address of the Society.

The Council of the Society

The council consists of the following members:

  • President: Professor Wilhelm Engström, FRCPath
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  • Vice President: Tom Johnstone CBE
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  • Vice President: Miss Helene Crosfield
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  • Honorary Secretary: Mats Bergstrand Esq.                                                                                     This e-mail address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it
  • Honorary Treasurer: Per Nordberg Esq. 
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  • Master of Ceremonies: Wing Commander RAF Mike Palmer
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  • Master of Ceremonies: Commander RSwN Gustaf Myhrman
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  • Professor Martin Wierup DVM
  • Ambassador Mats Bergquist CMG