What’s On in Sweden: August 27 – September 2

What’s on in Sweden: Open air Othello in Stockholm, 100 years of flight in Gothenburg, and a huge Beatles concert in Malmö.



The American Drama Group bring Shakespeare to the grounds of Drottningsholm Castle park. Open air performance that goes ahead, rain or shine.

Price: 200 kronor (110 kronor)

Location: Drottningsholm Slottspark

Date: 27th/28th August

Time: 6pm

More information: American Drama Group

Stockholm Ink Bash

Scandinavia’s best tattoo artists and tattoo enthusiasts meet to bare their flesh. Three days of tattooed people – A bit like a weekend in Bognor Regis

Price: See website for day/weekend prices

Location: München Bryggeriet

Date: 27th-29th August

Time: See website for programme

More information: Stockholm Ink Bash

The Jamiroquai Tribute

The man with the silly hat and ants in his pants has got himself a Swedish tribute act. Sounds like virtual insanity…

Price: 170 kronor (100 kronor)

Location: Fasching

Date: 27th August

Time: 8pm

More information: Fasching

Stockholm Trialthlon

Swim, cycle, run around Stockholm. Haven’t these people heard of SL?

Location: Gärdet

Date: 29th August

Time: From 8.30am

More information: Stockholm Triathlon


NRJ in the Park

Witness the Sweden’s hottest pop acts live onstage. Including Lazee, Mohombi and Eric Hassle! Names which are probably very exciting if you are a teenager.

Location: Liseberg

Date: 27th August

Time: 7pm

More information: NRJ in the Park

Gothenburg Airshow

Celebrating 100 years of Swedish flight. Historic and modern Swedish aviation on the ground and in the air.

Price: See website for details

Location: Aeroseum

Date: 28th and 29th August

Time: From 9am

More information: Aeroseum

Canned Heat

Legendary 60’s psychedelic Blues band still got it!

Price: 330 kronor

Location: Nefertiti

Date: 31st August

Time: 8pm

More information: Nefertiti

Photos from the Swedish Reggae scene

Lotta Andersson’s exhibition plots the Swedsih reggae scene. Opening on Tuesday with live DJ and nibbles.

Price: Free

Location: Musikens Hus

Date: 31st August – 9th Jan

Time: 6pm-8pm

More information: Musikens Hus


Malmö Festival

Friday is the last day of the Malmö Festival. Fun for all the family: See website for details.

More information: Malmö Festival

Beatles Night with the Malmö Symphony Orchestra and guests

The grand finale to the Malmö Festival sees an enormous concert in Malmö’s Stortorget. Star studded line up sing the songs of the Fab Four accompanied by the Fab MSO

Price: Free

Location: Stortorget

Date: 27th August

Time: 7pm

More information: MSO

The Beauty Of Fear – Or The Desperate Search To Learn How To Live

Swedish-Brazilian performance artists ask the existential questions that we dare not ask… through the medium of dance, movement, sound, light and video installation

Price: 160 kronor (95 kronor)

Location: Inkonst

Date: 27th/28th August

Time: 7pm

More information: Inkonst

Canned Heat

Legendary 60’s psychedelic Blues band still got it!

Price: 300 kronor

Location: Kulturbolaget

Date: 1st September

Time: 8pm

More information: Kulturbolaget

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