Get to know Nordic culture with our guide to the Southbank Centre's year-long festival
By Things To Do Editors|
The world is in love with all things Scandinavian right now, so Nordic Matters – the Southbank Centre's festival championing all things Nordic – couldn't have come at a better time. The year-long programme celebrates the art, culture and lifestyle of Sweden, Denmark, Norway, Iceland and Finland, through music, food, theatre, visual art and talks.
That should give you plenty of great options for your 2017 calendar, whatever week or weekend you're looking to fill.
Below you'll find a list of events and activities at the festival. Some have been scheduled already and others will be announced throughout the year, so keep checking back here for updates.
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