About us

The Anglo-Austrian Society actively promotes social and cultural exchange, and dialogue between the United Kingdom and Austria.


Our aim is to strengthen Austro-British relations in all aspects of public and cultural life.


We are an independent registered charity formed of people from all backgrounds. The Society enjoys the active support of the governments of both Austria and the United Kingdom.

The Anglo-Austrian Society was originally founded in 1944 in London.

Salzburg with fortress

Few countries have so rich an historical heritage as Austria and it is easy to fall in love with the contemporary scene of this modern state.

There is Vienna, Austria’s capital on the Danube, once the centre of the Austro-Hungarian monarchy and thus a political, economic and cultural centre throughout history, with wonderful museums, art galleries, palaces, traditional cafes and splendid restaurants.

Trachtenmusik Fuschl

Austria’s present geographical status bears no relation whatever to its glorious past, but blended in suitable proportions modern Austria has a dynamic economy,  wonderful scenery of Lakes and Mountains, good food and wine, a thriving tourist trade and a cared for environment. Come and see for yourself, the Austrians will welcome you at any time of the year.

News Austria

Summer editionSummer edition of the Newsletter is now available.
please contact the Secretariat to receive your copy.

Presidential election date moved again to Sunday 4th December 2016 - Read more.


Festspiele und Festivals in Österreich - austria.info

Österreichs Kulturszene ist geprägt von zahlreichen Festivals, die das Land zu einer großen Bühne werden lassen. Die Veranstaltungen reichen von...

Vienna State Opera
On a recent visit to London Dominique Meyer, the director of the Wiener Staatsoper presented with his team its new Livestream facility for opera lovers. Further details can be obtained on www.staatsoperlive.com

kitzbuehel winter

Centennial of the Nobel Prize, Vienna Read about “International Year of Chrystallography” and “International Year of Soils”

Festivals for all senses in Austria Visit the website: www.austria.info/uk/art-culture

Heuriger garden

Events are added throughout the season see www.austria.info/uk/events and www.Vienna.Info for further information and exact dates.


News United Kingdom


“St. Martins Andacht und Laternenumlauf und Tanz”, Sunday, 13th November, 15:30 – 18:00 at the Dietrich-Bonhoeffer-Kirche (DBK), 50 Dacres Road, Forest Hill, London and Mayow Park.

Weihnachtsbasar on Saturday, 26th November, 12:00 – 15:00 at the DBK.

Special Reception and Gala Dinner to celebrate the
75th Anniversary of the British-Italian Society
Thursday 8 December 2016, 7pm to 11pm at Inner Temple Hall, London EC4 7HL

Read more

Greater London German Network /GLGN
This new website will be of interest to many of our members. It includes calendar listings of many German/Austrian/Swiss culture events alongside business and language subjects, blogs etc.www.glgn.org.uk

Flowers and a bee

The Institute of Modern Languages Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1
Calendar of Events for 2016.

Austrian Cultural Forum
The Austrian Cultural Forum (ACF) promotes cultural contacts between the UK and Austria by organising events and supporting artists and projects in the field of music, performing arts, literature and much more.
For further details of events contact www.acflondon.org


Stammtisch sign

Please refer to events calendar for Stammtisch dates in London and the regions.

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