The national design museum, but so much more. You’ll find modern, offbeat crafts and design sharing space with the classics. Seminars and workshops focus on a myriad of hot topics.>>>
Gothenburg Film Studios
For filmmakers by filmmakers. This centrally located production complex is home to 45 film related companies and 3 studios. Courses and workshops venture behind the screen to inspire and educate.>>>
Gothenburg is surrounded by forest. Thanks to the right of public access you can use them freely. One of the most central forested beauty spots is Änggårdsbergen.>>>
Bok och Biblioteksmässan
Gothenburg’s annual book fair is one of Europe’s biggest, a far cry from humble 1985 beginnings as trade fair for librarians only. A glittering literary line-up are drawn to the event every September.>>>
Svensk Form Väst
The west coast branch of the Swedish Society of Crafts and Design. Promoting Swedish craft at home and abroad, this is a great way to meet creators interested in design.>>>
Gothenburg International Film Festival
Scandinavia’s largest film festival began in 1979 and has grown into a 10 day celluloid extravaganza, attracting top quality premieres and guests from around the world. Known as a welcome cultural winter-warmer.
Delsjön Nature Reserve
A centrally-located forest is Delsjön, including Skatås fitness centre with saunas and jogging/ski paths. There are some cosy cabins and in winter you can slalom or snowboard. Nice.>>>
Pecha Kucha Göteborg
An international phenomenon, 20 pictures, 20 seconds to talk about each picture. Hugely popular in Gothenburg, so get there early or else...Check for upcoming events here.
‘The Language Café’. A place to get together with fellow ex-pats and speak your mother tongue. With your national flag on the table.
Borås Textile Museum
Borås lies an hour east of Gothenburg and is renowned for textile manufacturing. Exhibitions and guided tours tell the story.
Gothenburg’s Breakfast Clubs
Go to work before you go to work. OK then, eat breakfast, listen, exchange, digest ideas. Does that sound more appealing? Here's a link to one such breakfast club.>>>
A culture house standing alone beside the Göta Älv river. A window for local and international contemporary art. An unbeatable place to take a beer on a summer's night and watch the boats...>>>