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Cultural activities

Art, music, film, museums and more

Student associations for culture and the arts

From music and choir to art and comedy theatre ('spex'), our diverse student associations offer something for everyone. Whatever your interests, there's probably a student group waiting for you to join! Explore the many ways you can get involved in the arts and beyond.

Student associations

Centres and academies at the University

Lund University has several cultural and public centres and academies of visual and performing arts. These centres and academies regularly organise performances, public lectures and exhibitions, while also providing a meeting place for students, staff and guests from the community. 

Cultural activities in Lund, Malmö and Helsingborg

In addition to the above, Lund's cultural offerings include:

  • a contemporary art venue – Lunds Konsthall
  • a museum of cultural history (indoor and outdoor) – Kulturen
  • a music and cultural venue – Mejeriet
  • several cinemas showing mainstream and independent films – Filmstaden, Kino and Södran
  • several theatres with a variety of productions – for example, Lilla Teatern, Lunds Stadsteater and Månteatern

Visit the websites below for more information about cultural activities in Lund.

Or take a look at the events calendars below.

As Sweden's third largest city, Malmö has a lot to offer when it comes to culture and the arts. Malmö's cultural offerings include:

  • a city opera – Malmö Opera
  • a modern and contemporary art museum – Moderna Museet Malmö
  • a contemporary art venue – Malmö Konsthall
  • several cinemas showing mainstream and independent films – for example, Filmstaden, Panora and Spegeln
  • several music venues – for example, Plan B, Babel Malmö and Moriska Paviljongen
  • several theatres – for example, Malmö Stadsteater and Victoriateatern

Visit the websites below for more information about cultural activities in Lund.

Or take a look at the events calendars below.

Cultural centre, concerts and theatre

Helsingborg has southern Sweden’s largest cultural centre, Dunkers, with art galleries, special exhibitions, local history exhibitions, international music, theatre, dance, cultural activities and activities for children. The Helsingborg tourist information centre is located inside Dunkers.

Close to Dunkers you will find Helsingborg Concert Hall and Helsingborg Theatre. The Tivoli music venue hosts concerts of all genres, stand-up comedy and the battle of the bands. Sofiero (palace and gardens) holds large outdoor concerts with national and international musicians in the summer.

Visit the websites to learn more:


Filmstaden is the main cinema in Helsingborg. Röda Kvarn screens films and broadcasts live operas, concerts, theatres and ballet performances from around the globe.

Student associations

Helsingborgsspexet is the Helsingborg-based student comedy theatre group.

Helsingborgsspexet website

Stämpus is the choir for the Helsingborg-based student organisation Stampus.

Stampus website

Upcoming cultural events in the City of Helsingborg – City of Helsingborg website

Also have a look at the page below for useful links to places of interest and things to do in Skåne and Copenhagen.

Lund, Skåne and Sweden