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Re: [Manchester-Swedish-Language-M­eetup-Group] Meal and drinks at The Salt Bar! - Andy F. Sep 9, 2016 9:00 AM
Re: [Manchester-Swedish-Language-M­eetup-Group] Meal and drinks at The Salt Bar! - David Olof C. Sep 9, 2016 8:54 AM
Meal and drinks at The Salt Bar! - Please note that a menu has been added to the Meetup at The Salt Bar on Thursday 6th October in Macclesfield and you'll need to make your choices from that menu by the end of Sunday 2nd October. Full details at: Andy F. Sep 8, 2016 11:44 AM
Swedish band Saturday 23rd July in Manchester - Hej! I received this message about a Swedish band playing in Manchester. Please contact Reime directly, if you'd like more information. I won't be able to make it, but let me know if you're going and I'll post it on the meetup Tony B. Jul 17, 2016 7:55 PM
Learning Swedish FAQs and Lucia in December - Hi, A couple of things: Save the date - Lucia in York Minster will be held on Friday 9th December this year. Several choirs are coming over from Sweden to perform. It's probably the best Lucia in England. A few of us went last ye Tony B. Apr 26, 2016 12:00 PM
BBC looking for a Swedish child/young person to do a short interview on what happens in Sweden at Midsummer - Hello! I work at BBC School Radio at MediaCity in Salford. For our series Something to Think About, a resource for teachers to use in the classroom to fulfil the government's statutory requirement for collective worship, aimed at 5 to 7 year old Tony B. Feb 4, 2016 5:22 PM
Swedish teacher required - Hi, I've received a request for a Swedish teacher from a language training company called Simon & Simon. One of their corporate clients, based in Manchester, requires 2 - 4 hours a week of Swedish teaching for a couple of their employee Tony B. Jan 13, 2016 12:57 PM
Christmas party - Hi, The restaurant asked for final numbers and a deposit today.  Only two people have paid a deposit, but I've managed to get an extension until tomorrow, Wednesday. If you'd like to come, please could you pay a deposit before 7:00pm Tony B. Dec 15, 2015 9:23 PM
Christmas party - final details! -     Hi, Meet as usual at The Premier Inn for pre-dinner drinks at 7:00ish, then a 5 minute walk to the Evuna Tapas Bar, where I've booked a table for 8:00pm. Tony B. Dec 14, 2015 5:26 PM
Sankta Lucia and The Bridge - Hi Everyone! A few interesting items for you: (1) The hit Swedish-Danish TV program, "The Bridge" returns for a new series. It's back on BBC4 at 9:00pm on 21st November (this is a provisional date and may change). Don't miss it! Tony B. Nov 7, 2015 5:00 PM
Extra Swedish meetups, date changes and another quiz! - Hi! A few things to highlight: (1) The Swedish classes at Manchester Language school have all been moved to Wednesdays, so I’ve just changed the second meetup of the month to a Thursday, to ensure that all the students (and teac Tony B. Sep 18, 2015 3:26 PM
Meetup details UPDATED: Quiz night!!! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up/events/222069196/ Keith P. Sep 10, 2015 9:02 PM
Quiz night and Christmas party! - Hi, A couple of dates for your diary: By popular demand, Keith will be running a Swedish quiz night at the next meetup on Wednesday 16th September. More details soon... Save the date - we have a date for the Christmas p Tony B. Sep 7, 2015 7:20 PM
Summer BBQ - final details! - You can see the final details here:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up/events/223040162/ Tony B. Jun 10, 2015 4:22 PM
Great News!! - Train Strike is OFF!! - Hi Everyone! For all those that were planning on coming by train and were worried about the strike - IT IS OFF!!    ... so it is "as you were" for your travel plans!!  David Olof C. Jun 1, 2015 2:33 PM
The Latest Update!! -   Hi Everyone!! I hope that you are all looking forward to a great night on the 4th June?  ... post Eurovision celebrations and looking forward to Sweden's National Day on the 6th June!! All deposits a David Olof C. May 25, 2015 5:54 PM
Christmas party on Wednesday 17th December. - Hi! Just a reminder, if you're coming to the Christmas party, please could you RSVP before the end of Sunday 14th at the latest, so people can see how many are coming and know what quantities of food to bring? Please could you bring some f Tony B. Dec 9, 2014 11:29 AM
Christmas party, December 17th - final details. - Christmas Party - final details A Swedish smörgåsbord in the snug at The Premier Inn! Please could everyone bring some food (Swedish, of course!) and post what you're bringing in the comments section of the Christmas Party? The Premi Tony B. Nov 24, 2014 9:12 PM
Free to a good home - Bonniers Lexicon - Hi, MonaLisa has kindly given us a complete set of Bonniers Lexicon - all 24 volumes. More information here:­onniers_lexikon Tony B. Sep 28, 2014 12:24 PM
Sad news about Marita Johansonn - Hi, Sadly, Marita Johansson has passed away and her funeral is on Tuesday 23rd. Although she was a member of the group and exchanged a few emails with Dave and myself, she didn’t manage to make any of the meetings – possibly throug Tony B. Sep 19, 2014 3:09 PM
Lots more Swedish books you can borrow - Hi, Mona Lisa has very generously given us a load of books, to add to the books that Ellin kindly gave us. We now have *squillions* of books (well, almost 200) - mainly by Swedish authors - in both Swedish and English. You can view the com Tony B. Sep 17, 2014 1:42 PM
Swedish TV and radio programmes - Hi, Some new Swedish TV and radio programmes: The Cold Swedish Winter - a four-part comedy series about a British stand-up comic moving to Sweden - you can catch all the episodes on BBC iPlayer. Tony B. Aug 29, 2014 10:48 AM
Yet more Swedish teachers wanted! - Hi, Catctus Language School are looking for another Swedish teacher in Manchester. Lessons would be on Tuesdays or Thursdays from 6.30 to 8.30pm for 8 weeks, starting asap. If you are interested, please contact Alice Lamouille directly Tony B. Jul 30, 2014 10:01 AM
Swedish TV comedy, Happy Hour, and Swedish Spirit of Summer. - Hi! There’s a new comedy TV series airing on NBC, called “Welcome to Sweden”. It’s a sitcom which is half in English, half in Swedish - a comedic view of Greg Poehler's life, having moved to Sweden to marry and live with a Swedish wo Tony B. Jul 14, 2014 4:36 PM
Final details - Cycle ride to watch The Tour de France at Woodhead Pass - I've updated this Meetup with the final information. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up Tony B. Jul 4, 2014 12:03 PM
RE: [Manchester-Swedish-Language-M­eetup-Group] Anna's leaving do.... final few places available!! She's popular! - It s me omar mohammed I would like to attend and give anna m omar m. Jun 10, 2014 10:39 PM
Anna's leaving do.... final few places available!! She's popular! - Hello Everyone! I have spoken to the restaurant. The maximum they can do is 20 people. 12 have RSVP'd in total already so only 8 more places available. Remember that this replaces the usual meet up which normally happens in Premier Inn. Keith P. Jun 10, 2014 5:17 PM
Meetup details changed: Anna Hagbergs' send off! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up/events/180249202/ Keith P. May 17, 2014 6:02 PM
New series of Wallander - Hi, Great news for all Wallander fans - the 3rd and final series starring Krister Henriksson, will start next Saturday 17th May at 9:00pm on BBC4. More here:­s/b03jnm98 Enjoy! Tony Tony B. May 10, 2014 7:25 PM
Manchester Swedish Group - a few changes! - Hi! • A few people have said that they’d love to come, but can’t make Thursdays – the day we usually meet. So from June onwards, we’re trying out meeting on different days - the first Thursday and third Wednesday of every month. Ou Tony B. Apr 30, 2014 5:33 PM
New Nordic Noir TV Series + Tickets for Agnes Obel Concert - Hi, If you're a fan of Nordic Noir (The Bridge, The Killing, etc.), then you'll be delighted to learn that there's a new TV series starting at 9:00pm on More4 this Friday. It's a Norwegian thriller call Mammon and you can read more about it Tony B. Mar 26, 2014 5:17 PM
Swedish language books you can borrow - Hi, Ellin has very kindly given us a load of Swedish language crime novels. You can see the list if you go to "More" and then "Files" on the Meetup website. If you’d like to borrow one, just let me know and I’ll bring it along t Tony B. Feb 5, 2014 5:43 PM
RE: [Manchester-Swedish-Language-M­eetup-Group] Some Swedish Related TV ..... - This is a really great movie to watch on you tube omar m. Feb 1, 2014 7:48 AM
Bowling & Sunday Lunch @ Dog Bowl - Manchester - Hi everyone, We have to confirm and pay for bookings today with the venue, so as of today, if you still want to come along, we may well still be able to fit you in, but can't guarantee it and we would still need payment via PayPal and David Olof C. Jan 31, 2014 3:49 AM
Some Swedish Related TV ..... -   Hi everyone, Just in case you hadn't noticed there are a couple of Swedish related TV programs coming up very soon, so I thought that I would send you the details in case you fancies watching? The first programme is on David Olof C. Jan 30, 2014 7:12 PM
URGENT UPDATE For Bowling & Sunday Lunch!! - URGENT UPDATE! The deadline for booking a place has now been extended to Friday 31st January . We need everyone coming to David Olof C. Jan 27, 2014 4:15 PM
Sunday Lunch & Bowling @ The Dog Bowl, Manchester - Hi everyone, Just a quick reminder that we need to know numbers for our Sunday Lunch and Bowling Event at The Dog Bow l as soon as possible please! David Olof C. Jan 23, 2014 12:08 PM
God jul och gott nytt år! - OK, it’s a *bit* early, but I’d just like to wish everyone a great Christmas and fantastic New Year. What a great year 2013 has been! Apart from our fortnightly Meetups in Manchester, we’ve had several games of Svenskt Scrabble, our an Tony B. Dec 4, 2013 9:18 PM
New Swedish Meetup in Sheffield - Hej!  There a new Swedish Meetup in Sheffield. The first Meetup is at 7:00pm on Wednesday 18th September at Costa Coffee, 40-44 Division St, Sheffield.   It would be great if we could support Christina and help to get this group Tony B. Sep 1, 2013 5:45 PM
10 o'clock live on channel 4 tonight - Might be worth watching - they're featureing a story in tonight's programme about a Swedish train driver who has started wearing skirts to work because his boss banned him wearing shorts.­d-europe-22828150 They contac Tony B. Jun 12, 2013 4:51 PM
Meetup details changed: Christmas Party! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up/events/89456632/ Keith P. Dec 16, 2012 1:09 PM
Meetup details changed: Christmas Party! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up/events/89456632/ Keith P. Dec 12, 2012 7:53 PM
Re: [Manchester-Swedish-Language-M­eetup-Group] Meetups this Thursday 22nd November - usual Meetup + First Aid Kit - Hi Tony, Thank you for your email! I will only attend to the regular meeting unfortunately I can't go the Ilona Nov 17, 2012 6:01 PM
Meetups this Thursday 22nd November - usual Meetup + First Aid Kit - Hi, We’ve got TWO Meetups happening at the same time this coming Thursday 22nd: (1) Our Tony B. Nov 17, 2012 5:43 PM
News - Our new home, extra events and Christmas Party date. - Hi! Thanks to Keith and Peter for drinking their way round all the bars and hotels in Manchester to find a new venue for us. We had a great Meetup last Thursday at The Premier Inn. Everyone I spoke to thoug Tony B. Oct 29, 2012 10:32 AM
Happy birthday to us! - Hi, Cause for a double celebration – the group is exactly two years old this Thursday AND we’re now over 100 members – whoohoo! Tony B. Oct 23, 2012 11:44 PM
Meetup details changed: Manchester Swedish Language Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up/events/56763102/ Keith P. Oct 22, 2012 11:23 PM
Swedish Classes at Manchester Language School. - Hi, If you're interested in Swedish Classes - read on! Manchester Language School now run four evening classes in Swedish, so whatever your level, there's a course for you. Quite a few of us who come to the Meetups also go to thes Tony B. Oct 22, 2012 11:36 AM
Swedish Food in the UK - Hej! Every Swede I’ve ever talked to about Swedish food in the UK says the same thing – IKEA used to be OK, but their new own-brands are terrible, and they miss the brands they know and love. Good news! Ocado has obviously bee Tony B. Sep 26, 2012 8:34 PM
Meetup details changed: Fest på kanal gata.... Del två! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up/events/78172812/ Keith P. Sep 4, 2012 12:42 PM
Meetup details changed: Fest på kanal gata.... Del två! - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up/events/78172812/ Keith P. Sep 4, 2012 12:36 PM
Swedish speaker wanted for a 3 month Summer Project - Hi, I received the following job opportunity for a Swedish speaker. If you're interested, please contact Alistair directly. Tony ==============================­==============================­=============== We are lookin Tony B. Jul 26, 2012 7:17 PM
Crayfish Party on 25th July - more details! - Hi, Some more details about the Crayfish Party on 25th July. 6:00pm at IKEA Warrington - full details on the Meetup website. On arrival:- Welcome drink of either non-alcoholic sparkling pear drink or a small shot of Snaps Starte Tony B. Jul 8, 2012 3:56 PM
Swedish Meetup Group News - July 2012 - Preview not available Tony B. Jul 3, 2012 4:47 PM
Meetup details changed: Football! Sweden vs England. - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up/events/67878092/ Anna H. Jun 8, 2012 9:44 AM
Sweden Football Fan Needed for BBC Radio 5Live- Euro 2012 special - Hi, A chance of lifelong fame for one of you! The BBC Radio 5Live need a football fan who supports Sweden’s national team to come Tony B. May 14, 2012 5:46 PM
News! - Hi, Several pieces of news: I've been working in London this week, so popped into the London Swedish Language Meetup Group Tony B. Apr 19, 2012 5:22 PM
Totally Swedish - Hi, Bad news - I'm doing a lot of work in London over the next couple of weeks, so won't be able to make the MeetUp next Thursday 1st March :-( Good news - I'm hoping I'll have time to pop into Totally Swedish while I'm in Lon Tony B. Feb 25, 2012 8:32 PM
Our new home - The Mint Hotel - Hi, We had a great time last night at The Mint Hotel; 18 Swedophiles braved the cold to be part of our biggest Meetup yet. A big "Thank you" to Keith and Kris for exploring virtually every pub and bar in Manchester to find the best venu Tony B. Feb 3, 2012 4:40 PM
Meetup details changed: Manchester Swedish Language Meetup - I've updated this Meetup. For more details, see the full listing:­er-Swedish-Language-Meetup-Gro­up/events/45830762/ Keith P. Jan 27, 2012 5:42 PM
Swedish Meetup on 19th Jan - change of venue - Hi, Yesterday (Jan 13th) a double-decker bus crashed into the Bull's Head pub, where we normally meet. There's some structural damage and it's going to be closed all week-end - at least. So we're meeting at our old haunt, The Kro Bar  Tony B. Jan 14, 2012 11:47 AM
Like to help an English guy give a wedding speech in Swedish? - Hi, I've been approached by a English guy who's getting married in May to a Swedish girl. He'd like someone to help him compose a short wedding speech in Swedish and also teach him how to deliver it. He knows very little Swedi Tony B. Dec 20, 2011 2:47 PM
RE: [Manchester-Swedish-Language-M­eetup-Group] Change of venue, plus Christmas party. - David Olof C. Nov 13, 2011 1:13 PM
Change of venue, plus Christmas party. - Hi, (1) We've been meeting in The Kro Bar for a year now; it's a nice venue, but it can get very noisy. It was exceptionally noisy at our meeting on Thursday, so we tried a few Tony B. Nov 12, 2011 6:17 PM
Thanks for all your feedback - we've made some changes! - Hi, A big thanks to all of you who responded with ideas on how to make our group even better. Everyone seemed happy with the Kro Bar as a venue, but the suggestions that most people made were: Meet more frequently - Tony B. Oct 1, 2011 1:01 PM
How can we be even better? - Hi, First of all, thank you very much for being a member of the Manchester Swedish Language Meetup Group! Although we've been going for less than a year, we're already 34 members strong and we regularly get between 7 and 10 pe Tony B. Sep 25, 2011 12:03 PM
Boat trip from Bollington 9:00am Sunday 18th September – final details! - Hi, The boat is moored at Bollington Wharf. Coming from the centre of Bollington along Grimshaw Lane, just after you pass under the canal, you’ll see a green sign on the right hand side saying “Day Boat Hire&rdquo Tony B. Sep 15, 2011 12:03 PM
Swedish Meetup - Boat trip along the Macclesfield canal 18th Sep. Only 4 places left! - Hi, We've now got 8 people confirmed, with room for just 4 more. First-come, first served! More details here:­er-Swedish-Lang Tony B. Sep 6, 2011 11:48 AM
Swedish Meetup - Boat trip along the Macclesfield canal 18th Sep. Only 6 places left! - Hi, Just to let you know that we've had to change the date of the boat trip - it's now on Sunday 18th September. It's a leisurely trip down the Macclesfield canal to Bosley locks, calling at a few pubs on the way. The boat has been booked and t Tony B. Sep 2, 2011 3:40 PM
Tonight's meeting cancelled - Hi, Following the riots in Manchester this week, the general consenus is that we should postpone tonight's Swedish meeting. So no meeting tonight, but it has been re-scheduled for Wednesday 24th August - 7:30 at the Kro Bar. Hope you can all make it t Tony B. Aug 11, 2011 10:30 AM
New Meetup: Manchester Swedish Language Meetup - Following the great success of our first Swedish Language Meetup last night, we're now holding a Meetup on the first Tuesday of every month. I do hope that you'll be able to come! What : Tony B. Nov 25, 2010 6:16 PM
Manchester Swedish Language Meetup on Wednesday - Hi, Just to let you know that the Swedish Language Meetup is definitely on! It's this Wednesday 24th November at 7:30pm at the Kro Bar in Piccadilly. More details here: http://m Tony B. Nov 22, 2010 6:00 PM

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