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Books from Arkadia online!

Dear friend of Arkadia, As you know, Arkadia International bookshop is closed. We are a proud brick-and-mortar establishment and have therefore not wished to go much into the online business. Our true purpose is to welcome people to browse our books as they sit on bookshelves. But that is quite impossible now. We have therefore […]

Wednesday 25.3 at Arkadia: ‘Non-performance’ by Laurel Bush

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are heartily invited not to attend in person (please don’t come!) ‘Non-performance’ by Laurel Bush (who will be absent) on 25.3 at 5pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) Arkadia will be closed and remain utterly empty for ‘Non-performance’ by Laurel Bush. The show will last 5 full hours precisely. The non-existent performer(s) […]

Become a member of the Friends of Arkadia International Bookshop Association

Dear friend of Arkadia, What peculiar times we are living! We hope that your loved ones and yourselves are in good health and that you are coping reasonably well with the great disturbance that has come to everyone’s existence. Arkadia is closed but we firmly intent to carry on. We do not wish to ask […]

New message from Arkadia / We are closed

Dear friends of Arkadia, We apologise for sending you two messages in a row that contradict each other. Arkadia will close for now. Here is the situation we face (and that a great number of other people face) and the conclusions we have reached: Arkadia remained opened yesterday and we followed the guidelines we had […]

Message from Arkadia

Dear friends of Arkadia, We hope you are looking after yourselves and not feeling demoralised by the situation! For the time being, Arkadia will remain open and we will do all we can to prevent the spread of COVID-19 to keep our clients safe. For now, all events have been postponed.We will wipe the high-touch […]

CANCELLED: Friday 20.3 at 5pm at Arkadia: Concert by Korvat Auki Ensemble

It is with regret that we are announcing the cancellation of the following event due to the Corona virus (Covid-19) pandemic. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited by Helsinki Experimental Series to a concert by Korvat Auki Ensemble on 20.3 at 5pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) This […]

CANCELLED: Friday 13.3 at 5pm at Arkadia: Café Freud: Totuudesta ja valheesta

It is with regret that we are announcing the cancellation of the following event due to the Corona virus (Covid-19) pandemic. We apologise for any inconvenience this may cause. Please note: The time has changed. Café Freud is at 5pm and not 6pm anymore! Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to Café Freud: Totuudesta ja […]

Thursday 12.3 at 5pm at Arkadia: Shaken or stirred? A cocktail of alcohol, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education by Pia Hyppönen

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to Shaken or stirred? A cocktail of alcohol, Lifelong Learning and Adult Education  by Pia Hyppönen on Thursday 12.3 at 5pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) To many, alcohol is a substance used for disinfection, to enhance a good feeling, to shake or stir into a cocktail.   Add some -ism […]