Late October Events: Anyone for conkers?

CPH Conker Championship
Oct 23, 13:00; Charlie’s Bar, Pilestræde 33, Cph K; free adm
The tradition of the conker game continues. Everyone is invited to try to break each other’s nuts. This year’s edition is the tenth anniversary.

Annual CPH Film Festival
Oct 21 & 22; Husets Biograf, Rådhusstræde 13, Cph K; free adm;
This year will be the 6th edition of the festival and will have 38 films competing in 11 categories. (SS)

MIX Copenhagen
Oct 20-30; various venues & events;
Running since 1986, it is one of the world’s largest LGBT film festivals in the world. As well as screenings at Cinemateket and Empire Bio, it includes various workshops and events, such as bondage classes. (SS)

Grønt Marked Nørrebro
Oct 16, 10:00-15:00; Guldberg Byplads, Sjællandsgade 12A, Cph N; free adm
Grønt Marked introduces Copenhageners to farmers and outstanding local food producers. Among other products, you can find honey, micro-brews and fermented goods. (SS)

Science Cocktails: Future Ocean
Oct 26; Koncertsalen, DR Koncerthuset, Ørestads Boulevard 13, Cph S; 145-195kr,
Recently featured in the Netflix documentary ‘Seaspiracy’, Callum Roberts is one of the world’s best known oceanographers. His lecture on the  future of our oceans, coral reefs and marine life is vital viewing in these worrying 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 conclude the evening with another awesome set. (SS)

Thursday Night Live
Oct 17; 20:00; Scandic Spectrum, Kalvebod Brygge 10, Cph K; 80kr
Enjoy some amazing improv talent and then meet the team after the show.

Digital Matters
ends Feb 19; Kunsthalle Charlottenborg, Kongens Nytorv 1, Cph K; 90kr;
Honey Biba Beckerlee examines connections between spheres of geology, technology and biology using wire coils, microchip scrap, cables and server racks to create sculptures that resemble ceramic mosaics. (SS)

Ka-Ching! – Show me the money
ongoing; National Museum, Ny Vestergade 10, Cph K
Learn about the history of money and gain some insights into the world of finance. And take a money bath!

De kosmiske dansere
ongoing, 16:00; Ofelia Plads, Cph K
Five large sculptures by Danish artist Lin Utzon, each 3.5 metres in length, have been unveiled at Ofelia Plads. The statues will be illuminated each night until the end of March.

Anne Marie Carl-Nielsen
ends Feb 22; Glyptoteket, Dantes Plads 7, Cph K
Admire the work of one of Denmark’s most important woman sculptors. It’s the largest exhibition of her work since 1946.

SMK evenings
ongoing, every Wed; Statens Museum for Kunst, Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K
On Wednesdays SMK stays open until 20:00 before which you can receive a guided tour and enjoy various art experiences. (BV)

Nikolaj Kunsthal evening
Oct 20, 17:30-21:30; Nikolaj Kunsthal, Nikolaj Plads 10, Cph K; 595kr
Enjoy a guided tour of the Nikolai Art Gallery followed by a three-course dinner at the Maven Restaurant. (SS)

Inside the Butterfly House
ends Oct 23, Palm House at Botanical Garden, Gothersgade 128, Cph K; 60kr,
Surrounded by around 10,000 species of plants, enjoy the life and transformation of butterflies in a fairytale setting. (SS)

North Pole to South Pole
ends Oct 23; Zoological Museum, Universitetsparken 15, Cph Ø; 105kr,
Come face-to-face with life-size wild animals from the Earth’s various climatic zones. Includes Arctic walruses, Himalayan snow leopards, rainforest rhinos and Saharan wildlife. (SS)

Precious Things
ends Oct 23; Zoological Museum, Universitetsparken 15, Cph Ø; 105kr,
Discover the new huge Danish dinosaur ‘Misty’ accompanied by a number of the museum’s valuable treasures, and if you like big 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,
US rapper Kendrick Lamar arrives in Copenhagen to present his new album ‘Mr Morale & The Big Steppers’. It is one of the most critically acclaimed and best-selling musical works of the year. (SS)

Sting in concert
Oct 21; Royal Arena, Hannemanns Allé 20, Cph S; tickets from 60 euros,
The British rock musician is bringing his multiple hits to Copenhagen this autumn. (SS)

Lykke Li in concert
Oct 19; Vega, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; tickets from 90 euros,
Swedish indie pop and electronic singer and songwriter.Lykke Li lands in the Danish capital to present her latest album ‘EYEYE’ and hypnotise the audience. (SS)

Rema in concert
Oct 22; Stagebox, Refshalevej 189, Cph K; tickets from 40 euros,
The Nigerian artist who recently collaborated with Selena Gomez will bring Afrohouse songs such as his worldwide hit ‘Dumebi’, which has more than 700 million plays on Spotify. (SS)

Caroline Polachek in concert
Oct 18; Vega, Enghavevej 40, Cph V; tickets from 100 euros,
US 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 21:30, Tue 13:00, Sat 17:00; Krudttønden, Serridslevvej 2, Cph Ø; 205kr
The English language premiere of Marie Jones’ play ‘Fly me to the Moon’, a comedy play depicting the lives of two nurses presented with an opportunity to get ahead financially, which ultimately spirals out of control. Starring Dawn Wall and Alexandra Jespersen, the play is directed by That Theatre Company’s artistic director Ian Burns (BV)

As Long as The Sun Lasts
ends Oct 23; Louisiana, Gammel Strandvej 13, Humlebæk; 125kr
Perched on a crescent moon with a ladder is a blue version of Big Bird, the character from the US children’s TV show ‘Sesame Street’. Inspired by the mass-produced toy kits that can be reassembled in different ways without the need for tools, Alex Da Corte created the six-metre sculpture piece in New York in 2021. (SS)

Opera Tours in English
Oct 16 & 30 at 12:00, Oct 22 & 29 at 13:00; Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; 135kr, under-12s 60kr,
Discover the Opera’s beautiful foyer with its clean lines, Olafur Eliasson’s light sculptures, and views over Copenhagen Harbour that embrace the shiny maple shell around the Main Stage. There is also a tour of Gamle Scene on October 23 at 11:00.

ongoing, ends Feb 19; Sølvgade 48-50, Cph K; 120kr
The year 2022 marks 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 artwork inspired by the Yugoslav Wars, migration and asylum policies.

Proper British Afternoon Tea
Nov 6 & 20; Kogebogeriet, Guldbergsgade 10, Cph N
If you’re looking for an authentic British afternoon tea, then 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.

Gravens Rand Quiz
Oct 25; Søndre Fasanvej 24, Frederiksberg; entry 30kr
Maximum of four per team, it’s 1,000 kroner for the winners and a crate of beer for second. Two beer rounds, and shots for last place!

Mom, I don’t want war
ongoing until Nov; in front of St Ansgar’s Cathedral, Bredgade 64, Cph K
‘Mom, I don’t want war’ is an art exhibition presenting 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)

ongoing until Nov 3; Opera House, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; 160-770kr,
Come to the Opera House and be captivated and entertained by the life of the adventurous Danish storyteller Karen Blixen. Blixen is a three-act ballet choreographed by Royal Danish Ballet principal dancer Gregory Dean. (SS)

La Cenerentola
ends Oct 26; Opera House, Ekvipagemestervej 10, Cph K; 160-770kr,
Enjoy a fairy-tale opera sung in Italian based on the story of Cinderella, which despite its more than 200 years of longevity remains as fresh and captivating as its origins. (SS)

Blue Hall Antiques Market
Sat-Sun 10:00-16:00, through Oct; Ved Amagerbanen 9, Cph SV
The Blue Hall is an indoor flea market that includes a cute café. It is lined with stalls featuring furniture, jewellery, ceramics and art. It is a great way to spend some time wandering around looking for home decorations.

Big Quiz Night
Oct 20 & Nov 3, 19:15; Globe, Nørregade 43, Cph K; 50kr, five per team
The winners get 1,200 kroner. And who knows, the odd rollover has been known to go too. Back-to-back quizzes following the cancellation of the September 22 edition.

Infinite Deep
ends Jan 16; Nikolaj Kunsthal, Nikolaj Plads 10, Cph K; 40kr
Curator Christian Nørgaard had exclusive access to David Lynch’s photo archives to make this exhibition. It’s tailor-made to fit in with the gothic style of Nikolaj Kunsthals Øvre Galleri og Tårn. The church tower dates back to the 16th century. (SS)

CPH Architecture Festival
ends Nov 18; across the city,
Despite the festival officially ending on October 16, there are four more events stretching into November.

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