15.10.2013

Macbeth of Fire and Ice at the Arcola Theatre

Icelandic director Jón Gunnar Thordarson directs this dynamic adaption of Macbeth in the play Macbeth of Fire and Ice at the Arcola Theatre, which is influenced by Norse mythology.
More
10.10.2013

Iceland Writers Retreat 9-13 April 2014

The first Iceland Writers Retreat will be held in Reykjavik from 9-13 April 2014. Published and unpublished writers from around the world are invited to participate in a series of workshops and panels led by established authors from various countries.
More
01.10.2013

Icelandic gigs in the UK and Ireland October - December

Mark your calendars because there are numerous exciting Icelandic gigs in the UK and Ireland these coming months!
More
30.09.2013

Two Icelandic children's books longlisted for UKLA Book Awards 2014

Two Icelandic children's books, Oliver by Birgitta Sif and The Story of the Blue Planet by Andri Snær Magnason, were recently longlisted for the UK Literacy Association Book Awards 2014.
More
23.09.2013

South Icelandic Chamber Choir and Three Shakespeare Sonnets by Sir John Tavener

The South Icelandic Chamber Choir will premiere new compositions by British composer Sir John Tavener in Southwark Cathedral on 15th November 2013.
More
20.09.2013

Ja Ja Ja Festival: The line up is complete!

The complete line up of the Ja Ja Ja Festival has been revealed!
More
13.09.2013

Learning and Playing with Sounds: The new Kids Sound Lab app

Kids Sound Lab is a new app created by Icelandic speech pathologist Bryndís Guðmundsdóttir, which teaches children and adults basic pronunciation and features of English.
More
30.08.2013

"The Capital Series 2011-2013" art exhibition by Ingimar Einarsson

The Capital Series 2011-2013 is a new exhibition by Icelandic artist Ingimar Einarsson, which opens at the Embassy in September.
More
30.08.2013

An Icelandic evening at Daunt Books Chelsea

Daunt Books Chelsea will hold an Icelandic evening on Wednesday 4 September at 7pm, where two authors will discuss their new novels.
More
22.08.2013

The Embassy is closed on Monday 26 August

The Embassy will be closed on Monday 26 of August due to the late summer bank holiday.
More
13.08.2013

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships The Árni Magnússon Institute for Icelandic Studies invites applications for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014. The Fellowships are granted to writers, translators and scholars in the field of humanities from outside Iceland, to enable them to stay in Iceland for a period of at least three months, in order to improve their knowledge of the Icelandic language, culture and society.
More
12.08.2013

The Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014

Applications are now open for the Snorri Sturluson Icelandic Fellowships for 2014
More
01.08.2013

The Embassy is closed on Monday 5 August

The Embassy of Iceland will be closed on Monday 5th of August due to an Icelandic national holiday.
More
29.07.2013

Icelandic band Sykur tours the UK

Icelandic electro band Sykur is currently touring the UK and will visit London this Wednesday 29th of July!
More
01.07.2013

Salka Guðmundsdóttir at the Edinburgh Fringe

A powerful new play by Icelandic writer Salka Guðmundsdóttir, Breaker, will run at the Underbelly at the Edinburgh Fringe from 1-25 August.
More
01.07.2013

VaVaVoom at the Edinburgh Fringe

Breaking News, a production by Icelandic theatre company VaVaVoom, will recieve its UK premiere at the Edinburgh Fringe in August, following critically acclaimed performances at the National Theatre of Iceland in Reykjavik in 2012.
More
01.07.2013

Hera Björk at Eurofest club night

Icelandic singer and former Eurovision contestant Hera Björk will be performing at London's biggest Eurovision club night, Eurofest, on Friday 19 July.
More
25.06.2013

Iceland Defrosted - a book launch at the Embassy

The Embassy hosted a launch for Ed Hancox's new book Iceland Defrosted last Thursday. The book tells the story of Hancox's experiences in Iceland as he strives to discover and understand the country and the people.
More
25.06.2013

Katrin Fridriks piece at Sotheby's auction

A piece by Icelandic artist Katrin Fridriks will be on auction at Sotheby's London, June 27. Katrin's work will be auctioned alongside works by various contemporary artists such as Banksy, Damien Hirst and Andy Warhol.
More
19.06.2013

Private Collections - Women's International Glass Workshop

An exhibition of glass works, previously held at the University of Iceland Háskólatorg, titled Private Collections, will open at the National Waterfront Museum in Swansea, Wales, on Friday June 21.
More


Inspired by Iceland