Our Society


The objectives of our Society are to promote and consolidate friendship and understanding between the Scottish and Norwegian peoples and to further cultural and other relationships between Scotland and Norway.

Full Members: approx. 65, Facebook Followers: 250

Founded in Dumfries in 1941 and triggerd by the many exiled Norwegians who lived and trained in the area during the War. The present Scottish Norwegian Society (Glasgow) which was formed in 1943 is the surviving branch of that original Society.

HM King Olav V became the Society's Patron in 1951 and was guest of honour at a Dinner in Glasgow in 1966 to mark the 25th anniversary of the Society's institution.
HM King Harald V is an Honorary Member.


Office Bearers

Kenneth Kristoffersen

Hon. Vice Presidents 
Sten Magnus
Hon. Norwegian Consul General for Norway David Windmill

Vice President: Thomas Thompson
Past President: Karen Thom dos Reis
Hon. Secretary:  Anny Carchrie
Newsletter Editor:  Garry Irvine
Hon. Treasurer:  James Carchrie

Council Members: 
Margaret Thompson
Garry Irvine Anneli Demberg
Katherine Kelsey

Honorary Member 
H.M. King Harald V of Norway

The cost of creating and maintaining this website is covered by a kind legacy from
who died in 2008.

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