We are seeing signs of Christmas in the stores and on the streets and soon our weekends will be full of present shopping, ice skating, hot chocolate and the smell of pine needles. Ignore the current cloudy grey days of November. Get out and enjoy the city before Christmas madness takes over…
AntiGravity yoga course
Beginners course (in English) starting on on Nov 19th. Go to yogaire.se/boka and click “AntiGravity FUNdamentals” to book your spot.
When: starting Wednesday 19th November
Where: Yogaire, Grevgatan 16, 114 53 STOCKHOLM
Cost: 600 sek for 4 visits
Congratulations Stockholm, Kulturhuset turns 40 this year! Now you can see two shows for 40 kr: I ♥ IT! WHAT IS IT? + KATRINE Helmersson – pochoir
When: 15 November to 1 February
Cost: 40 sek
The Mighty Oaks
The band’s folk music matured in electro-mad hipster area Neukölln in Berlin. And not just folk music, but indie folk. It is music that is both powerful and stunning. Cheeky and modest. With strength, and, yes, an almost naive sincerity that embraces you and makes you dream.
When: Thursday 20 November
Cost: 220 SEK
Lost in Translation
An improv comedy show about finding yourself in Sweden. The show focuses on the experience of living in Sweden as a foreigner. The actors portray Swedes, foreigners and our cultural differences in an entertaining way that the audience can identify with, laugh at and hopefully learn from. The audience drives the show with their suggestions.
When: Friday 21 November (plus 5 and 12 December)
Cost: Adult 200 SEK
Dance Jam-Hip Hop Night on Friday in collaboration with StreetStar! The evening begins with a workshop/introduction to Hip Hop and then dancing until 22. Free admission! Recommended from 15 years upwards. November 21 DANCEHALL. December 12 voguing BALL
When: Friday 21 November at 18:00 (and 12 December)
Cost: Free entry all night!
Herb Ritts – In Full Light
A flat tyre in the desert kick-started Herb Ritts’ career as one of the world’s most sought-after fashion photographers. With his graphic and powerful imagery he also developed into a popular portraitist who got artists and models to open up and reveal their true selves. “In Full Light” is a retrospective exhibition of Ritts’ famous, iconic images, and pictures that have never before been shown.
When: from 21 November, 2014 — 15 February, 2015
Cost: normal entry fee
Fotomässan, The Photofair in Stockholm
The Nordic region’s largest photography market. The mix of exciting exhibitions and interesting and topical seminars on offer ensures contented visitors and satisfied exhibitors.
When: Friday 21 – Saturday 23 November
Where: Stockholmsmässan in Älvsjö
Cost: Adult 150 sek (one day), Child or Pensioner 80 sek
IRFA – International Ring Fight Arena is exactly what it sounds like: a martial arts organization where fighters from around the world fight each other in a ring or cage.
When: Saturday 22 November
Cost: 345-395 sek
Workshop in West African Dance
A fun and intense dance class for anyone who wants to try out the traditional dance from West Africa. For adolescents and adults 15 years and older. No experience required.
When: Saturday 22, November 29 and 6, 13 December at. 15:00
Cost: 100 sek, drop-in
Stockholm Tunnel Run
This Sunday, before the Northern Link tunnel is opened to traffic, Stockholm Tunnel Run will be held. A 10 km long race in Northern Link tunnel system, a race that can only be experienced once in a lifetime!
When: Saturday 22 November
Are you taking part in this fun charity for male health? Send us your photos and we’ll post you on Facebook.
African Baby Dance
Come and dance away with your baby! We dance to the beautiful music from the African continent. For children 3-15 months and unaccompanied.
When: Thursday 20, 27 November and 4, 11 December at 10:00
Price: 80 sek, drop-in
We begin with a brief introduction about dance in Africa. Klara shows a short film with impressive dance from various countries in Africa then you dance to the wonderful rhythms with a live drummer. For children 3-6 years old and unaccompanied.
When: Sunday 23 November at 13:00 (and 30 November and 7, 14 December)
Cost: 80 sek, drop-in
Did you know that there are 85 museums in Stockholm? A most of their websites have an English version. Here are five more to get you started…
1. Marabouparken Konsthall / Marabouparken Art Gallery
2. MC Collection Museum / Motorcycle museum
3. Medelhavsmuseet / Museum of Mediterranean and near Eastern Antiquities
4. Medeltidsmuseet / Museum of Medieval Stockholm
5. Millesgården / Carl Milles Art Museum
Have a super weekend!
If you have any suggestions of upcoming events, exhibitions, workshops or festival please contact us.
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