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

Austrian flower meadow

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

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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.


Members' reviews

Rosl’s daughter
Rosl’s daughter

“Rosl und Ihre Tochter” is the German version of Liesl Müller-Johnson’s autobiographical book “Rosl’s Daughter”, which has been translated recently into German by Monika Mertl. Trish Heffron has reviewed this book for us.

Eva-Maria Mansell reviews Marion Trestler’s book Destination UK  - Women immigrants from post-war Austria

Read AAS member and Trustee Tim Pashley's review of Habsburg emperor Joseph II by Derek Beales.




Vienna, Friday 16th October 2015  6.30 p.m
Anglo-Austrian celebration in the magnificent Haydn Saal of the University of Music. A concert performed by students of the Royal Northern College of Music and The Adamas Quartet. Further details will be available soon.

9.07. – 22.08.2015 Seefestspiele Mörbisch, Burgenland

18.07 – 30.08.2015 Salzburger Festspiele, Salzburg

22.07 – 23.08.2015 Bregenzer Festspiele, Bregenz

3.08 – 8.08.2015 Lech Classic Music Festival held amidst the mountain peaks of the Arlberg

13.09 – 7.10.2015 Bruckner Festival, Linz

Salzkammergut Festival 4.7 – 16.8.2015 Gmunden

Reichenau Festival 2.7 – 5.8.2015 Reichenau, Lower Austria.
For further information see Austria Info link below

11.June – 7.November 2015 Dornbirn “tanz ist” International dance Festival

Festivals for all senses in Austria Visit the website:

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Spanish Riding School for dates of performances contact:
Spanish Riding School

Events are added throughout the season see and www.Vienna.Info for further information and exact dates.

Summer Edition Newsletter

Summer edition 2015
For additional copies please contact the Secretariat



United Kingdom

Friends of Robert Stolz  Saturday, 10.October 2015, 2 pm
Come and listen to some Robert Stolz music at Central Hall, Westminster, Emanuel Room. For further details and booking please contact:

Congress of Vienna, 4. September 2015 10.45 am, Austrian Cultural Forum.

Giant Wheel Vienna
A  re-release of this classic film, memorably shot in Vienna, has been restored in celebration of the centenary of Orson Wells this year. It is shown in Cinemas from now and released on DVD/BD from 20th July.

The Institute of Modern Languages Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1
Calendar of Events for 2015.

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

Richard Tauber Prize
The Richard Tauber Prize now forms part of the Wigmore Hall/Kohn Foundation and the next competition will be held in September 2015. Further details from: Anglo-Austrian Music Society


Stammtisch sign

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


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