20th Century Modern Scandinavian design in East London

What and where: CHASE & SORENSEN are East London based shop and enthusiasts of 20th century modern furniture and home decor, mainly from Scandinavia. Visit this hidden gem at 238-B Dalston Lane, E8 1LQ. In addition to design furniture there's also a coffee bar with the very best coffee, a selection of healthy Scandinavian sandwiches and the most delicious Nordic treats. A visit is highly...

Norwegian Christmas tree at Trafalgar Square

Each year since 1947, a Christmas tree has been given to the people of London from the people of Norway's capital Oslo, in gratitude for Britain's support for Norway during Second World War and is perhaps the most important symbol of Britain and Norway's warm relationship. The Trafalgar Square Christmas tree is usually a Norwegian spruce (Picea abies) over 20 metres high and 50-60 years old. It...

Norwegian Christmas market in London

The Norwegian Church is based in St Olav's Square, South East London. One of the church's most popular events is the yearly Christmas Fair that takes place the third weekend in November every year. It is a great chance to stock up on all your favourite Norwegian Christmas delights and decoration. Opening times: Friday 19/11 11-6pm Saturday 20/11 10-5pm - Sunday 21/11 12:30-5pm Entrance fee: £1...

Little Scandinavian on Ice

Beatrice is turning 9 during half term and we were thinking of celebrating her big day the following weekend, but were quite unsure about what she wanted to do. This morning, there was a real chill in the air, and it's suddenly came to us; ice skating! We went online and to our luck we discovered that some ice rinks opens already Friday the 5th of November! See more information about London's...