CPH Conker Championship
Oct 23, 1pm; Charlie’s Bar, Pilestræde 33, Cph K; free admin
The tradition of the conker game continues. Everyone is invited to try to crack each other’s nuts. This year’s edition is the tenth anniversary.
Annual CPH Film Festival
21 & 22 Oct; Husets Cinema, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; free admin; annualcphfest.com
This year will be the 6th edition of the festival and will have 38 films competing in 11 categories. (SS)
Oct 20-30; various venues and events; mixcopenhagen.dk
It has been running since 1986 and is one of the world’s largest LGBT film festivals in the world. In addition to screenings at the Cinematheque and Empire Bio, it includes various workshops and events, such as bondage courses. (SS)
Green Market Nørrebro
Oct 16, 10:00-15:00; Guldberg Byplads, Sjællandsgade 12A, Cph N; free admin
Grønt Marked introduces Copenhageners to farmers and excellent local food producers. Among other products, you can find honey, microbrews and fermented products. (SS)
Science Cocktails: Future Ocean
26 Oct; The concert hall, DR Koncerthuset, Ørestads Boulevard 13, Cph S; DKK 145-195, drkoncerthuset.dk
Callum Roberts, who recently featured in the Netflix documentary ‘Seaspiracy’, is one of the world’s best-known oceanographers. His talk on the future of our oceans, coral reefs and marine life is an important look at these troubling times. Before the talk, Hess is More will perform a concert based on recordings by 99-year-old singer Ibojas Wandall-Holm, and then DJ Copyflex will finish the evening with another amazing set. (SS)
Thursday night live
17 Oct; 20:00; Scandic Spectrum, Kalvebod Brygge 10, Cph K; DKK 80
Enjoy some amazing improv talent and then meet the team after the show.
ends Feb 19; Kunsthalle Charlottenborg, Kongens Nytorv 1, Cph K; DKK 90; kunsthalcharlottenborg.dk
Honey Biba Beckerlee investigates connections between the spheres of geology, technology and biology using coils of wire, scrap microchips, cables and server racks to create sculptures that resemble ceramic mosaics. (SS)
Ka-Ching! – Show me the money
current; The National Museum, Ny Vestergade 10, Cph K
Learn about the history of money and gain some insight into the world of finance. And take a money bath!
The Cosmic Dancers
ongoing, 4:00 p.m.; Ofelia Plads, Cph K
Five large sculptures by the Danish artist Lin Utzon, each 3.5 meters long, have been unveiled at Ofelia Plads. The statues will be illuminated every night until the end of March.
Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen
ends Feb 22; The Glyptoteket, Dantes Plads 7, Cph K
Admire the work of one of Denmark’s most important female sculptors. It is the largest exhibition of her work since 1946.
continuously, every Wednesday; Statens Museum for Art, Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K
On Wednesdays, SMK is open until 20.00, before you can have a guided tour and enjoy different art experiences. (BV)
Nikolaj Kunsthal evening
Oct 20, 5:30-9:30 p.m.; Nikolaj Kunsthal, Nikolaj Plads 10, Cph K; DKK 595
Enjoy a guided tour of Nikolai Art Gallery followed by a three-course dinner at Maven Restaurant. (SS)
Inside the Butterfly House
ends 23 Oct, Palmehuset at Botanisk Have, Gothersgade 128, Cph K; DKK 60, snm.ku.dk
Surrounded by around 10,000 species of plants, enjoy the life and transformation of butterflies in an adventurous setting. (SS)
North Pole to South Pole
ends October 23; Zoological Museum, Universitetsparken 15, Cph Ø; DKK 105, snm.ku.dk
Come face to face with life-sized wild animals from the Earth’s different climate zones. Includes arctic walruses, Himalayan snow leopards, rainforest rhinoceros and Saharan wildlife. (SS)
ends October 23; Zoological Museum, Universitetsparken 15, Cph Ø; DKK 105, snm.ku.dk
Experience the new giant Danish dinosaur ‘Misty’ accompanied by a number of the museum’s valuable treasures, and if you like large fossils, don’t miss the exhibition ‘From mammoth steppe to cultural steppe’. (SS)
Kendrick Lamar in concert
Oct 15, 20:00; Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 20, Cph S; tickets from 90 euros, eventworld.co
The American rapper Kendrick Lamar arrives in Copenhagen to present his new album ‘Mr Morale & The Big Steppers’. It is one of the year’s most critically acclaimed and best-selling musical works. (SS)
Sting for concert
21 Oct; Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 20, Cph S; tickets from 60 euros, eventworld.co
The British rock musician brings his many hits to Copenhagen this autumn. (SS)
Lykke Li in concert
19 Oct; Vega, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; tickets from 90 euros, eventworld.co
Swedish indie pop and electronic singer and songwriter. Lykke Li lands in the Danish capital to present her latest album ‘EYEYE’ and hypnotize the audience. (SS)
Rema in concert
22 Oct; Stagebox, Refshalevej 189, Cph K; tickets from 40 euros, eventworld.co
The Nigerian artist who recently collaborated with Selena Gomez will bring Afrohouse songs like his worldwide hit ‘Dumebi’ which has more than 700 million plays on Spotify. (SS)
Caroline Polachek in concert
18 Oct; Vega, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; tickets from 100 euros, eventworld.co
American singer-songwriter Caroline Polachek has exploded since ‘So Hot You’re Hurting My Feelings’ went viral on Tik Tok. (SS)
Fly me to the moon
ends Oct 20, performances Mon-Fri 9.30pm, Tue 1pm, Sat 5pm; Krudttønden, Serridslevvej 2, Cph Ø; DKK 205
The English language premiere of Marie Jones’ play ‘Fly me to the Moon’, a comedy play that depicts the lives of two nurses who are given an opportunity to get ahead financially which ultimately spirals out of control. Starring Dawn Wall and Alexandra Jespersen, the play is directed by That Theater Company’s artistic director Ian Burns (BV)
As long as the sun lasts
ends October 23; Louisiana, Gammel Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; DKK 125
Perched on a crescent with a ladder is a blue version of Big Bird, the character from the American children’s TV show ‘Sesame Street’. Inspired by the mass-produced toy sets that can be reassembled in various ways without the use of tools, Alex Da Corte created the six-meter-long sculpture piece in New York in 2021. (SS)
Operation in English
16 & 30 Oct at 12.00, 22 & 29 Oct. at 13:00; Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; DKK 135, under 12 DKK 60, kglteater.dk
Experience the Opera’s beautiful foyer with its clean lines, Olafur Eliasson’s light sculptures and the view of Copenhagen Harbor that embraces the shiny maple shell around the Main Stage. There is also a tour of Gamle Scene on 23 October at 11.00.
ongoing, ends Feb 19; Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K; DKK 120
The year 2022 is exactly 30 years since Denmark received 20,000 refugees from the former Yugoslavia. Many of these refugees chose to stay in Denmark and became artists, and seven of them present personal artworks inspired by the Yugoslav wars, migration and asylum policy.
Proper British afternoon tea
6 & 20 Nov; Kogebogeriet, Guldbergsgade 10, Cph N
If you’re looking for an authentic British afternoon tea, Kogebogeriet is the place to go. Enjoy a menu that includes roast beef with Yorkshire pudding, freshly baked scones and clotted cream, along with unlimited tea.
Graven’s Edge Quiz
25 Oct; Søndre Fasanvej 24, Frederiksberg; entrance fee DKK 30
A maximum of four per team, that’s 1,000 kroner for the winners and a case of beer for the second. Two rounds of beer, and a shot at last place!
Mom, I don’t want war
ongoing until Nov; in front of St. Ansgars Cathedral, Bredgade 64, Cph K
‘Mother, I don’t want war’ is an art exhibition that presents the incredibly moving testimonies of children during the war. Drawings of Polish children, mostly during the German occupation of Poland between 1939 and 1945, are combined with contemporary drawings of Ukrainian children during the current war. (SS)
running until Nov 3; The Opera house, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; DKK 160-770, kglteater.dk
Come to the Opera House and be captivated and entertained by the life of the adventurous Danish storyteller Karen Blixen. Blixen is a ballet in three acts choreographed by The Royal Ballet’s principal dancer Gregory Dean. (SS)
ends October 26; The Opera house, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; DKK 160-770, kglteater.dk
Enjoy a fairytale opera sung in Italian based on the story of Cinderella, which, despite its more than 200 years of life, remains as fresh and captivating as its origins. (SS)
Blue Hall Antique Market
Sat-Sun 10am-4pm, through Oct; At Amagerbanen 9, Cph SW
Den Blå Hal is an indoor flea market with a cute café. It is lined with stalls selling furniture, jewellery, ceramics and art. It’s a great way to spend some time wandering around looking for home decorations.
Big Quiz night
Oct. 20 and Nov. 3, 7:15 p.m.; Globe, Nørregade 43, Cph K; DKK 50, five per team
The winners receive DKK 1,200. And who knows, the odd rollover has been known to go too. Back-to-back quizzes after the cancellation of 22. September edition.
ends Jan 16; Nikolaj Kunsthal, Nikolaj Plads 10, Cph K; DKK 40
Curator Christian Nørgaard had exclusive access to David Lynch’s photo archive to create this exhibition. It is tailored to fit into Nikolaj Kunsthal’s Øvre Galleri and Tårn’s Gothic style. The church tower dates back to the 16th century. (SS)
CPH Architecture Festival
ends Nov 18; across town, dfi.dk
Despite the festival officially ending on October 16, there are four more events stretching into November.
Source: The Nordic Page