Röhsska Museet

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.

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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.

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Änggårdsbergen

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.

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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.

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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.

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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.

 

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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.

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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.

 

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Språkcafeet

‘The Language Café’. A place to get together with fellow ex-pats and speak your mother tongue. With your national flag on the table.

 

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Borås Textile Museum

Borås lies an hour east of Gothenburg and is renowned for textile manufacturing. Exhibitions and guided tours tell the story.

 

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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.

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Röda Sten

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...

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