What’s on in Gothenburg

This is not a list of every event in Gothenburg. Instead, we’ve cherry picked what’s on in Gothenburg, showing the most interesting events, of all types and sizes, and probably off your radar. Until now…


4 January – Flashmob for Climate Change @Nordstan

Want to make a point about climate change? Meet at Gustav Adolfs torg at around 16:30, then head to Nordstan.

4-13 January – Flyttrea (Moving Sale) @Artilleriet

World Literature House opens with a kick-off event including: music, workshops, lectures, exhibitions, children's theatre, renaissance dance and competitions.

6 January – Impram, The Island @Impram GBG

Hands up if you like to laugh? Then you’ll enjoy this improvised comedy show.

8 January – Gothenburg Film Festival – Release Party @Auktionsverket

It’s that time of year again – the Gothenburg Film Festival! Get insight and into the best films featuring in this year’s festival and grab a copy of the festival program before anyone else. Bar and DJ too, of course.

18 January – My Dog Likes Minimal @Boca Boca

Dance to hypnotic and driving tunes. Jacob Dahm plays b2b with Leonardo Johansson: Minimal/deep/techno. Free entry.

22 January – Gothenburg Poetry Slam @Folkteatern

Gothenburg's Poetry Slam is back at Folkteatern with an open stage for poetry (email: gbgpoetryslam@gmail.com if you’re interested) and the city's best booked acts! Free entry.

31 January – Is there life in the universe? @Göteborgs Naturhistoriska Museum

Katja Lindblom, astronomer, director at the Castle Forest Observatory and Carina Persson, associate professor of astronomy at the Onsala Space Observatory, talk about what life can we expect to find out in space, and where?

For the big annual events and festivals happening in Gothenburg – read this article.


This Is Gothenburg [2018]


Image creds: Erik Soderström