Our aim is to provide events and activities for all members of our collective. We also advertise other Finland related events in the area, whether or not they are organised by us. You are most welcome to everything we organise, from picnics in the park (including a game of pesäpallo) to pub nights (for over 18's). If you would like to have a point of contact to feel more comfortable coming for the first time, give our social secretary a shout and they will make sure there is someone to take you under their wing. But we are all very welcoming and friendly, so just say " Finns are such great people" and you are sure to find friends. See below our social calendar and tag along!
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Christmas Bazaar 08.12.2018 at Coniston Community Centre 12-2pm
Our traditional end of autumn term - Christmas bazaar with a visit from Joulupukki, a raffle, bazaar and some glögi drinking.
Pikkujoulut December 2018
Mitä olisikaan joulu ilman pikkujouluja? Klassisella Suomi-meiningillä vietetään pikkujouluja pubi-illan merkeissä, tonttulakki päähän ja menoksi!
What is a Christmas without a proper Christmas party before hand? Or what we call "Little Christmas" in Finnish. Put on your Christmas hat and meet us at the pub! Details TBC closer to the time.
Any thoughts/recommendations/date requests for the Christmas gathering would be greatly appreciated!
Our Finnish Saturday school for children and adults of all levels is held every other Saturday 10am to noon at the Coniston Community Centre. Please arrive in good time so that we can make a prompt start at 10. There is a cafe space for parents to socialize in while the children are on their lessons.
2018 Autumn term
08/12/2018 - Lessons will start at 9.30am due to Christmas Bazaar taking place straight after
2019 Spring term
11/05/2019 - Lessons will start at 9.30am due to Annual General Meeting starting at 11.30am