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Saturday 25 May 10:00 – Guided Tour of Rådhuset

Photo: @jelena_ivancheva_josie

We’re proud to announce that HIC has been able to arrange a guided tour in English of Helsingborg’s iconic town hall. Our tour guide will be Lena Bjerne, Vice-Chair of the council, so we can expect an informative and interesting visit! Join us as we learn all about the famous building, find out what takes place there and read the history of Helsingborg in its beautiful stained glass windows.

This is also one of Rådhuset’s Open Days so there will be time to look around further after the tour if you would like to.

Location: Järnvägsgatan 35, 252 25 Helsingborg

Please meet inside the door on the Drottninggatan side (not the statue/Stortorget side) 

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Tuesday 21 May 12:00 – HIC Excursions: Lunch Concert at Dunkers

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With the help of our willing volunteers, we’re starting a new programme called HIC Excursions! These will be more casual, volunteer-led meet-ups where HIC friends get together to attend a local event or take part in an activity.

Our second HIC Excursion will be a free lunch concert of chamber music at Dunkers kulturhus. Graham Keating will be the event lead on this occasion and will meet you in reception at 11:45. The lunch concerts are popular events which operate on a first come, first served basis. After the concert the group can have a look around Dunkers and take coffee at either the Dunkers cafe, or Waynes Coffee in the harbour if the weather is good.

Please sign up on the Eventbrite form as usual. Welcome!

Venue: Dunkers kulturhus, Kungsgatan 11, 251 89 Helsingborg

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event. Thank you! 


Please register for this event here by 15:00 on Monday 20 May

By registering to our events you give your permission to Helsingborg International Connections (HIC), according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to register your name and email address to be used for the sole purpose of distributing newsletters and invitations to events.

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Monday 20 May – 08:30-10:00 International Coffee Morning

Coffee time!

We warmly welcome English speakers to an international coffee morning with coffee, cakes and chat in the cafe of Helsingborg’s famous concert hall (Konserthuset). Make new friends and learn more about this wonderful facility for young and old alike in the centre of town! 

This event is hosted by the International School of Helsingborg Parent Teacher Association and Helsingborg International Connections (HIC).

All welcome!

Time: 08:30 – 10:00

Address: Roskildegatan 1, Helsingborg (please enter through door C – the door in the corner between the ticket office and the main entrance)

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event.Thank you! 


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Sunday 28 April 10:15 – HIC Excursions: Konstrundan Höganäs

Photo: Rea-Kriezl Felipe

With the help of our willing volunteers, we’re starting a new programme of HIC Excursions! These will be more casual, volunteer-led meet-ups where HIC friends get together to attend a local event or take part in an activity.

We’re kicking off with a visit to the artists’ studios taking part in Konstrundan in Höganäs this year. This is a lovely opportunity to wander around an area rich in artistic and ceramic history and has been chosen for the proximity to the various artists exhibiting their work.

Rea-Kriezl Felipe will be the event lead on this occasion and will meet you at Höganäs Stadshuset bus stop. For those travelling by bus, please take the 220 yellow bus from Helsingborg C at 09:30 (bus stop G), which is due to arrive at Höganäs Stadshuset at 10:09. 

Rea-Kriezl will arrange stops for lunch and fika and plans to be visiting studios until late afternoon. You are welcome to bring a picnic. We will send out her phone number nearer the time. 

Please sign up on the Eventbrite form as usual. Welcome!

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event.Thank you! 


Please register for this event here by 17:00 on Friday 26 April

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POSTPONED! Tuesday 9 April 16:00 – Helsingborg Business Community TALKS: Working in Logistics

THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED! WE HOPE TO GET BACK TO YOU WITH ANOTHER DATE SOON.

We’re continuing our collaboration with Social Business Lab and HBG Business Community for another “HBG Business Community TALKS:” events. This time we’ll learn about working in the logistics sector, what challenges the industry is facing and what the future might look like.

The evening will be kicked off with an introduction by Calle Norling from Social Business Lab and Sally Russell from Helsingborg International Connections, followed up by our guest speaker. We’ll end the evening with some time for questions and a mingle!

Venue: THINK Open Space, Bredgatan 11, 25225 Helsingborg


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Tuesday 9 April 08:30-10:00 – International Coffee Morning

We warmly welcome English speakers to an international coffee morning with coffee, cakes and chat in the cafe of Helsingborg’s famous concert hall (Konserthuset). Make new friends and learn more about this wonderful facility for young and old alike in the centre of town! 

This event is hosted by the International School of Helsingborg Parent Teacher Association and Helsingborg International Connections (HIC).

All welcome!

Time: 08:30 – 10:00

Address: Roskildegatan 1, Helsingborg (please enter through door C – the door in the corner between the ticket office and the main entrance)

Nearest bus stop: Helsingborg Sundstorget

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event.Thank you! 


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Thursday 28 March 17:45 – Tea Tasting Challenge!

Want to use your English skills, meet new people and learn something new about tea? Join the after work tea challenge – no experience necessary! 

We’ll provide tea, sandwiches and friendly and a welcoming atmosphere.
 
The evening will begin with a brief introduction to tea from local tea sommelier Harriet Endean, who will explain what to look out for when tasting teas. In teams we will taste six different types of tea, make our own tasting notes and then compare what we discovered. 
 
During the evening we’ll hear some hot tips on how to brew the perfect cup of tea and hear more about teas from different cultures. We’ll round up the evening with a chance to mingle and share some of our own tea stories with each other. 
 
Harriet Endean is an independent tea sommelier and cultural anthropologist from Great Britain. 
She runs bespoke tea workshops and writes articles and tasting notes for independent companies. 
Contact Harriet via the website http://harrietcamellia.com/ on social media #harrietcamellia or by emailing harrietcamellia@gmail.com 
 
Entry: 50 SEK 

Venue: Drottninggatan 7A, 25221 Helsingborg (in the auditoriet on the 2nd floor of the kommun offices)

Programme:

17:45-18:00 Arrival
18:00-18:20 HIC intro and information from Harriet
18:20-19:20 Tea challenge – taste, experience and compare at different stations
19:30-19:40 Share and feedback
19:40-20:00 Mingle 
 
During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event.Thank you! 

Please register here by 10:00 on Thursday 28 March

By registering to our events you give your permission to Helsingborg International Connections (HIC), according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to register your name and email address to be used for the sole purpose of distributing newsletters and invitations to events.

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Thursday 21 March 17:30 – Ways into Work

Save the date! Join us for some great hints and tips on ways into work in Sweden and Denmark with Pia and Malin from Jobb på tvärs, an Interreg project where Helsingborgs stad, Helsingør municipality and the Swedish Public Employment Service co-operate for a common labour market in the Öresund region. Pia and Malin have great experience in this area and are very knowledgeable about other related services in the municipality, so you can expect some good information from them!

 

We’re also delighted to welcome Syrian journalist Ali Alabdullah, who has written a well-received book on finding a new job in a new country (Nytt jobb i nytt land). Ali was ranked 43rd most powerful person in North-West Skåne by Helsingborgs Dagblad in December 2018 and has been featured widely in the press and on social media. He will talk about the findings from his research and give hints and tips about finding work in Sweden.

HIC is partnering with Social Business Lab again to bring you this event – we’re looking forward to an informative, inspiring evening!

 

Venue: Drottninggatan 7A, 25221 Helsingborg (in the auditoriet on the 2nd floor of the kommun offices)

17:30-18:00 Arrival & refreshments

18:00-19:30 Speakers

19:30-20:00 Mingle

 

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event.Thank you! 


Please register here by 12:00 on Thursday 21 March

By registering to our events you give your permission to Helsingborg International Connections (HIC), according to the General Data Protection Regulation (GDPR), to register your name and email address to be used for the sole purpose of distributing newsletters and invitations to events.

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Wednesday 13 March 17:30 – HIC Volunteers: Information Session

Thanks to everyone who emailed to say that they would like to volunteer with HIC. We’ve had a great response so far! In case you missed the original mailing, we are looking for event helpers, photographers, researchers and storytellers.

This information session will give you the opportunity to find out more about HIC’s work, values and goals and to meet the other volunteers who have signed up.

Venue: Drottninggatan 7A, 25221 Helsingborg (in the auditoriet on the 2nd floor of the kommun offices)

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event.Thank you! 


Please register here by 12:00 on Tuesday 12 March

Tuesday 12 March 08:30-10:00 – International Coffee Morning

We warmly welcome English speakers to an international coffee morning with coffee, cakes and chat in the cafe of Helsingborg’s famous concert hall (Konserthuset). Make new friends and learn more about this wonderful facility for young and old alike in the centre of town! 

This event is hosted by the International School of Helsingborg Parent Teacher Association and Helsingborg International Connections (HIC).

All welcome!

Time: 08:30 – 10:00

Address: Roskildegatan 1, Helsingborg (please enter through door C – the door in the corner between the ticket office and the main entrance)

Nearest bus stop: Helsingborg Sundstorget

During our events we sometimes take photographs and short videos to share on the HIC website and social media. If you prefer not to be in any photos or videos, please let us know at the beginning of the event.Thank you! 


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