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Autumn 2019 – Upcoming Events

HIC Tour of Rådhuset

Other upcoming events for autumn 2019:

  • Healthy Habits!
  • Organisations & Hobbies around Helsingborg
  • Understanding Unions, Employment Insurance and Pensions in Sweden
  • Christmas wreath-making

Wednesday 11 September 17:30 – Welcome to Helsingborg!

Join us for refreshments, chat and inspiring information on Wednesday 11 September in central Helsingborg as we welcome you to find out what’s going on in town right now. 

Our first speaker will be Eva-Lotta Bergström from Helsingborgs Stad, who will talk about living and working in Helsingborg and update us on the progress of the town’s ongoing construction projects.

Carl Rydh will talk to us about H22, the huge exhibition happening in 2022 and how all citizens of Helsingborg can be involved. 

We’ll talk to you about HIC’s plans for the autumn, how we support the local international community and let you know how you can take part in our activities!

Doors open at 17:30 for refreshments and first speakers will begin at 18:00. Feel free to bring a friend – we’re looking forward to meeting you!

Programme:

17:30-18:00 Arrival & refreshments
18:00-19:30 Guest speakers & break
19:30-20:00 Mingle
 
Address: Helsingborgs stad Näringsliv & Destinationsutveckling (upstairs), Drottninggatan 7A, 252 21 Helsingborg

Public transport: Nearest bus stop is Helsingborg Sundstorget and Helsingborg C train station is a 5 minute walk away

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! 


Sign up here by 18:00 on Tuesday 10 September

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.

GDPR and email policy 

Tuesday 20 August 09:00 – HIC Drop-in for Internationals is back!

Welcome to our first drop-in after the summer break! We’re available to help you with any questions you may have about living, working and studying in Helsingborg. You’re also very welcome to stop by, say “hi” and learn more about HIC. 

Address: Drottninggatan 7A, 252 21 Helsingborg

Find us here!

On the last Tuesday of each month in term-time, you’ll find us at THINK Open Space, close to Campus Helsingborg, Mindpark and IKEA IT.

Drottninggatan Office drop-in dates

THINK Open Space drop-in dates

 

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! 

Sunday 16 June 14:00 – Sketching for Fun with Sheila Collier

Photo: Sheila Collier

Join Sheila for a few hours of landscape drawing in Helsingborg. This is a taster session for all levels, whether you are trying out sketching for the first time, or have previous experience. The group will be limited to 10 people. You are welcome to bring a picnic lunch, and a bottle of water & something to sit on would be advisable too.

Please bring your own sketch pad and pencils. Sheila recommends you bring an A4 sketch pad of good quality paper (Akademibokhandlen has a very good selection, with cheaper options at Flying Tiger) and either 2B or 4B pencils (not HB). 

This session can be followed up by a visit to Painter’s Week at Sofiero (29 July-4 August), when entrance is free for those entering with art materials!

Meeting place: Bruket kaffebar, Bruksgatan 9, 252 23 Helsingborg. The owner has been kind enough to let us meet up here for an initial chat and getting to know each other, please buy your own coffee there. 

Cost: 60 SEK (refundable up to 7 days in advance)

About Sheila

You may recognise Sheila as the artist who created the artwork for the 2019 HIC calendar. She studied Art and Design at the Manchester School of Art and takes her sketch book, pastels and pencils with her everywhere she goes. She is also a talented jazz and blues singer, performing regularly in Helsingborg and Denmark.

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! 


Sign-up for this event here by 18:00 on Thursday 13 June

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.

GDPR and email policy 

Thursday 6 June 10:30 – HIC Excursions: National Day at Fredriksdal

Photo: Fredriksdal

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

Our third HIC Excursion will be a visit to Fredriksdal Museum and Botanical Garden to enjoy the National Day celebrations. Graham Keating will be the event lead on this occasion and will meet you to the left of the main entrance gate at 10:30.

Upon arrival, the group will have a walk around the grounds together and then return to the main museum buildings and performance areas. You will have the opportunity to enjoy different events throughout the day, such as traditional songs, dances, concerts, demonstrations and exhibitions, or explore further by yourself.

Admission is free on National Day. You are welcome to bring a picnic!

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

National Day 2019 programme.

Address: Gisela Trapps väg 1, 254 37 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 Tuesday 4 June

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.

GDPR and email policy 

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) 

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 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.

GDPR and email policy 

Tuesday 21 May 11:45 – HIC Excursions: Lunch Concert at Dunkers

Photo: Pixabay

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 21:00 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.

GDPR and email policy 

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

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.

GDPR and email policy