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The Local · 28 Jul 2010, 17:08

Published: 28 Jul 2010 17:08 GMT+02:00

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Stockholm Pride

Stockholm Pride continues until Sunday: Bigger, better, prouder than ever. A week's celebration where it's in to be out.

Price: See website

Location: Pride Park, Pride House and Pride in the City (see website)

Date: 26th July to 1st August

More information: Stockholm Pride

Stockholm Tens

48 teams from around the world compete in Sweden's largest rugby event.

Price: 100 kronor (2 days), 60 kronor (1 day)

Location: Årstafältet

Date: 31st July - 1st August

Time: 10am

More information: Stockholm Tens

Waiting for Michael Jackson

Comedy set in 2005 outside the infamous Santa Barbara courtroom. NB - Performance in Swedish with some English

Price: 120 kronor

Location: Trädgården

Date: 31st July (See website for other dates)

Time: 6.30pm

More information: Trädgården

Ozzy The Coverband

The Prince of F***ing Darkness has a lookie-likie at the Göta Källare

Location: Göta Källare

Date: 4th August

Time: 10pm

More information: Göta Källare


XIII FINA World Masters Championship

World class swimming, diving, water polo and synchronised swimming hosted by Gothenburg and Borås

Price: see website

Location: Valhallabadet and Lundbybadet

Date: 27th July - 7th August

More information: 2010 FINA Masters

The Circus Is Coming To Town

DJ's, Circus and Burlesque … Not suitable for children

Price: 150/250 kronor

Location: Villa Belparc

Date: 31st July

Time: 8pm

More information: Circus GBG

Edo Bumba Band and Sauti Sol

An evening of African music from Kenya and Congo.

Price: 180 kronor

Location: Nefertiti

Date: 31st July

Time: 8pm

More information: Nefertiti


Tremolo Beer Gut (DK)

Influenced by "everything that doesn't suck and some things that do." Denmark's fantastic Surf 'n' Western band guarantee a great night.

Price: 90 kronor

Location: Debaser

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Date: 31st July

Time: 11pm

More information: Debaser

Bollywood Pandits + DJ Ritu

London's most famous Bollywood band treat Malmö to a night of Hindi-pop and classic Bhangra. DJ Ritu warms up the crowd from 5pm

Price: Free

Location: Pildammsteatern

Date: 3rd August

Time: 7pm

More information: Sommar Scen

Leonard Cohen

Cohen only started touring again in 2008. A unique chance to catch him in Malmö

Price: 510 - 940 kronor

Location: Malmö Arena

Date: 4th August

More information: Kulturbolaget

Do you know of any upcoming events our readers might like to attend? Drop us a line at whatson@thelocal.se

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