• Sweden's news in English

What's On in Sweden: September 10th - 16th

The Local · 8 Sep 2010, 21:59

Published: 08 Sep 2010 21:59 GMT+02:00

Facebook Twitter Google+ reddit


Le Spectacle

Stockholm's very own surrealistic Berlin style circus: Zirkus loko-motiv and the Chesty Morgan Orchestra

Price: 180 (100) kronor

Location: Södra Teater

Date: 10th September

Time: 8pm

More information: Södra Teater

Quick! Cops!

For Irish artist Tracey Sweeney's first exhibition in Stockholm, she replicates graffiti covered walls of the city. Exhibition opening on 11th September to be opened by the Irish ambassador to Sweden.

Location: Galleri Ingela S

Date: 11th September to 7th October

More information: Galleri Ingela S, Tracey Sweeney

Stockholm Half Marathon

13,500 runner from 63 countries pound (half) the pavements of Stockholm.

Location: Start at Strömbron

Date: 11th September

Time: 4pm

More information: Stockholm Half Marathon

Jeffrey Lewis and The Junkyard

Jarvis Cocker's favourite lyricist and described as 'The Big Apple's best kept secret'

Price: 100 (60) kronor

Location: Debaser

Date: 11th September

Time: 11pm

More information: Debaser

The Cavern Beatles

The Fake Fab Four relive the music of those lovely lads from Liverpool

Price: 250 - 350 kronor

Location: Berwaldhallen

Date: 12th September

Time: 6pm

More information: Berwaldhallen

4.48 Psychosis by Sarah Kane

Dealing with themes such as depression, mental illness and suicide, this was Sarah Kane's last play before she took her own life at the age of 28. Performed in English

Price: 100 kronor

Location: Teaterverket

Date: 16th September - 26th September (See website for performance dates and times)

More information: 4.48 Psychosis


International Supercross and Freestyle

Ullevi Stadium is transformed for the Swedish Supercross Championship.

Price: See website

Location: Ullevi

Date: 10th - 12th September

More information: Supercross

Food of the Earth (Jordens Mat)

West Sweden's most important organic food market takes place over the weekend.

Location: Gunnebo Castle, Mölndal

Date: 11th/12th September

Time: 11am - 5pm

More information: Jordens Mat

Tim 'The Ripper' Owens

Cult artist who has sung with Judas Preist takes the Sticky Fingers stage

Price: 240 kronor

Location: Sticky Fingers

Date: 12th September

Time: 8pm

More information: Sticky Fingers

Tim O'Brien and Arty McGlynn

Two musical giants share the stage. Bluegrass legend and Grammy award winner O'Brien explores his Irish roots with Irish virtuoso McGlynn

Price: 200 kronor

Location: Nefertiti

Date: 16th September

Time: 7pm

More information: Nefertiti

Story continues below…


LoneLady (UK)

Manchester's very own LoneLady will be filling the dancefloor with humming and jumping and the sounds of joy and laughter.

Price: 90 kronor

Location: Debaser

Date: 10th September

Time: 10pm

More information: Debaser

Killer Queen

The ultimate Queen tribute by the winner of the Tribute Band of the Year!

Price: 405 kronor

Location: Malmö Konserthus

Date: 12th September

Time: 8pm

More information: MSO

Wisemen Sound System

Reggae Roots and Culture at Bodoni

Location: Bodoni

Date: 16th September

More information: Bodoni

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

The Local (news@thelocal.se)

Facebook Twitter Google+ reddit

Your comments about this article

Today's headlines
Löfven: 'Sweden will double its number of troops in Iraq'
Stefan Löfven and Haider al-Abadi during the visit on Monday. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has promised to double his country's number of troops in Iraq following a meeting with Iraqi counterpart Haider al-Abadi on Monday.

Will Swedes soon be looking for fairtrade porn?
Should Swedes think fairtrade with porn? Photo: Karin Malmhav/SvD/TT

A fairtrade attitude to pornography would be beneficial, Sweden's health minister told The Local.

Presented by Stockholm University
Nordic fashion in focus at Stockholm University
Simon Paulin/imagebank.sweden.se

Nordic fashion took centre stage in the Swedish capital last week as Stockholm University hosted the “first-ever” academic conference looking at luxury and sustainability in the fashion industry.

Referee, coach and parents in Swedish youth football fight
File photo of a referee holding a red card not related to the story. Photo: Stefan Jerrevång/TT

A football dad broke his leg in the brawl in front of 11-year-old kids after a Hammarby youth football game.

Illicit abattoir kept more than 100 bulls' penises
A couple of young bulls not related to the story. Photo: Jonas Ekströmer/TT

Dried cattle genitalia, goats' heads and hundreds of litres of lard were just a few of the many strange finds discovered when police raided a property in Sweden.

This is officially Sweden's most beautiful beard
The most beautiful beard in Sweden. Photo: Memo Göcek

According to a jury of barbers and 'well known bearded profiles', that is.

Presented by Invest Stockholm
One expat's strategy for making friends in Stockholm

You might think it’s hard to make friends in a new city. But if at first you don’t succeed – try something else!

Injured Swedish photographer protected by 'guardian angel'
Swedish photographer Paul Hansen on another occasion. Photo: Fredrik Sandberg/TT

Photographer Paul Hansen thanked his lucky stars for surviving sniper fire while covering the battle for the Isis-held city of Mosul in Iraq.

How Sweden is trying to smooth relations with Saudis
Swedish Prime Minister Stefan Löfven meeting Saudi Arabia's Trade Minister Majid bin Abdullah Al Qasabi. Photo: Henrik Montgomery/TT

Sweden's Prime Minister Stefan Löfven has visited Saudi Arabia a year and a half after relations turned frosty in a major diplomatic row.

My Swedish Career
'Swedish people love it, but they find it quite odd'
Scottish entrepreneur William Macdonald. Photo: Michael Campanella

Meet the web developer and entrepreneur using traditional Scottish ceilidh dancing to break the ice with Swedes.

Sponsored Article
Last chance to vote absentee in the US elections
People-watching: October 21st-23rd
Sponsored Article
This is Malmö: Football capital of Sweden
Fury at plans that 'threaten the IB's survival' in Sweden
Analysis & Opinion
Are we just going to let half the country die?
Blog updates

6 October

10 useful hjälpverb (The Swedish Teacher) »

"Hej! I think the so-called “hjalpverb” (auxiliary verbs in English) are a good way to get…" READ »


8 July

Editor’s blog, July 8th (The Local Sweden) »

"Hej readers, It has, as always, been a bizarre, serious and hilarious week in Sweden. You…" READ »

Sponsored Article
Where is the Swedish music industry heading?
Angry elk chases Swede up a lamp post
Sponsored Article
Why you should 'grab a chair' on Stockholm's tech scene
The Local Voices
'Alienation in Sweden feels better: I find myself a stranger among scores of aliens'
People-watching: October 20th
The Local Voices
A layover at Qatar airport brought this Swedish-Kenyan couple together - now they're heading for marriage
Sponsored Article
Stockholm: creating solutions to global challenges
Swede punches clown that scared his grandmother
Sponsored Article
Swedish for programmers: 'It changed my life'
Fans throw flares and enter pitch in Swedish football riot
Could Swedish blood test solve 'Making a Murderer'?
Sponsored Article
Top 7 tips to help you learn Swedish
Property of the week: Linnéstaden, Gothenburg
Sponsored Article
‘Extremism can't be defeated on the battlefield alone’
Swedish school to build gender neutral changing room
People-watching: October 14th-16th
Sponsored Article
Stockholm: creating solutions to global challenges
Man in Sweden assaulted by clowns with broken bottle
Sponsored Article
Why you should 'grab a chair' on Stockholm's tech scene
Nobel Prize 2016: Literature
Sponsored Article
Where is the Swedish music industry heading?
Watch the man who discovered Bob Dylan react to his Nobel Prize win
Sponsored Article
One expat's strategy for making friends in Stockholm
Record numbers emigrating from Sweden
Sponsored Article
Nordic fashion in focus at Stockholm University
People-watching: October 12th
The Local Voices
'Swedish startups should embrace newcomers' talents - there's nothing to fear'
How far right are the Sweden Democrats?
Property of the week: Triangeln, Malmö
Sweden unveils Europe's first elk hut
People-watching: October 7th-9th
The Local Voices
Syria's White Helmets: The Nobel Peace Prize would have meant a lot, but pulling a child from rubble is the greatest reward
Missing rune stone turns up in Sweden
Nobel Prize 2016: Chemistry
jobs available