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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 […]

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) […]

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 […]

Wednesday 11.3 at 5:30pm at Arkadia: Literary evening organised by Nylands litteraturförening

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to a literary evening organised by Nylands litteraturförening on Wednesday 11.3 at 5:30pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) Välkommen till uppläsningsaftonen på Arkadia International Bookshop den 11 mars kl 17.30. där medlemmar i Nylands litteraturförening läser upp sina texter.  Också andra litteraturintresserade kan delta med egna  korta prosastycken och […]

Tuesday 10.3 at 4pm at Arkadia: A book-club hosted by a musician

Dear friend of Arkadia, You are invited to a book-club hosted by a musician on Tuesday 10.3 at 4pm at Arkadia (Nervanderinkatu 11) Welcome! Warm regards, Ian         www.arkadiabookshop.fi– Entrance is free but a donation of €3 (or more!) for the bookshop to fund the event is suggested and would be most welcome. If you have no loose […]