Austrian Cultural Forum London

Features & upcoming events

Tête à Tête Festival 2014

9 – 10 August 2014 | Kings Place

devised by SNIM Vienna

I sing the body electric is a musically improvised music theatre show, celebrating the velocity of life, the inevitability of death, and the intensity of these experiences. It follows our protagonist with the energy and spirit ...

Gloria - A Pigtale

Gloria - A Pigtale

17 May – 2 August 2014
Gloria is a beautiful pig, but she's lonely. Foolishly, she falls in love with a butcher and is just about to go for the chop – when Rodney the wild boar comes to her rescue ...
Store 2014: Michikazu Matsune & David Subal

Store 2014: Michikazu Matsune & David Subal

10 July – 27 September 2014
Following the success of performances in Bangor and Wrexham, Austrian concept artists and dancers Michikazu Matsune & David Subal have been invited by the Arts Council Wales to return for a six week tour. Store is ...
Dunkelbunt & The Secret Swing Society 2014

Dunkelbunt & The Secret Swing Society 2014

8 – 10 August 2014 | Boomtown Fair
Dunkelbunt aka Ulf Lindemann returns with The Secret Swing Society to perform at Boomtown Fair, an arts, craft and creative festival that celebrates ska, reggae, dub, swing as well as roots and bass culture. Dunkelbunt ...
Empire Me at the Floating Cinema

Empire Me at the Floating Cinema

15 August 2014, 6.00pm
Austrian filmmaker and director Paul Poet has been invited to screen his film Empire Me at a unique London film venue. The Floating Cinema 2014 presents a summer programme of events aboard a canal boat ...
Thomas Bernhard’s Minetti

Thomas Bernhard’s Minetti

16 – 18 August 2014 | Royal Lyceum Theatre
The lobby of a grand hotel, New Year's Eve. A snow storm rages. Minetti, a long-forgotten actor, arrives in great spirits to discuss his comeback as King Lear with a theatre director. While he ...
Clemens J Setz & Ned Beauman

Clemens J Setz & Ned Beauman

22 August 2014, 10.15am
Austrian author Clemens Setz has been invited to read from his latest novel Indigo together with UK author Ned Beauman at the Guardian Spiegel tent at the Edinburgh International Book Festival. Setz was born in ...


Call for Scores: Oboe

The Austrian Cultural Forum London is calling for new oboe pieces to be performed during an evening with renowned oboist Christopher Redgate. Click here to find out more.

Anglo-Austrian Society Award for Doctoral Study

The award is for doctoral research on a topic related to Austria and available to an Austrian or UK citizen. The grant provides up to £10,000 and may be used towards tuition fees or maintenance. Click here for further details.

Intercultural Achievement Award

The Austrian government is looking to award Nonprofit organisations in the fields of Education, Participation & Business for innovative and solution-oriented projects that operate under the umbrella of intercultural dialogue. For further information click here.

Call for Scores: Violin

The ACF London is calling for scores for solo violin to be performed during a special concert with renowned violinist David Alberman on 21 May. Click here to find out more.

Scholarships 2014 / 2015

The BMUKK, Graz-City Writer and other Austrian scholarship bodies have announced their 2014/15 scholarships. Click here to find out more.

Destination UK on Woman's Hour

Listen to the curator of our upcoming exhibition Destination UK discuss female post-war migration on BBC Radio 4's Woman's Hour.

Resources for 75 Years November Pogrom

The ACF London has compiled a set of links and resources on the 75th anniversary of the November pogroms. Click here to find out more.

Scholarships 2014/15

The Austrian Ministry for Siceince and Research has just announced scholarships in these fields for 2014/15. Find out more information by visiting

London: Soul of the Streets interview

Listen to an interview with writer Iain Sinclair about the soul of London's streets on Shoreditch Radio in response to Hubert Blanz's photography exhibition Homeseekers. The interview was conducted at the ACF London.

Call for applications

The city of Graz is calling for applications for their "Writer of the City of Graz" scholarship which includes the provision of an apartment and a monthly allowance from September until the following August.  For further details and information please contact

An excellent resource for foreign students coming to or already in the UK.  The website includes a directory of scholarships & a useful guide to the NHS. Find out more at

Austrian government awards, grants and subsidies for translation

With a view to promoting (Austrian or foreign) translators or the translation of Austrian contemporary literature, subsidies, grants and awards are available from the Austrian Federal Ministry of Education, Arts and Culture.  Click here for more information.