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.



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

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

Altitude, Mayrhofen,
A Comedy Festival in the Mountains of the Tyrol 11th – 15th January 2016 
The world’s no. 1 Alpine comedy festival with over 30 comedians, 650 km of piste, 160 ski lifts, spas, restaurants and bars. For more information contact:

Snow Mobile 2015, Saalbach-Hinterklemm 10.12 – 13.12
The world’s biggest snow mobile event. Thousands of spectators can see celebrities from the world of sport, commerce and society and have an unforgettable experience in this lovely Alpine setting in one of Austria’s most popular ski resorts
Snow mobile Saalbach

22.10.2015 – 28.02.2016, Lower Belvedere, Vienna
The Women of Klimt, Schiele and Kokoschka. Works by these most outstanding painters of Viennese Modernism are shown at the Lower Belvedere Palace. The exhibition presents an in-depth exploration and insight into the relationship of the sexes in the early 20th Century

31.12.2015, Hofburg, Vienna
The Hofburg New Year’s Eve Ball in the state rooms of the Imperial Palace.

Festivals for all senses in Austria Visit the website:

Heuriger garden

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.

Autumn Edition Newsletter

For additional copies please contact the Secretariat



United Kingdom

Austrian Christmas Concert

Stille Nacht

A special service of German Christmas music and carols will take place at 6 p.m on Wednesday, 23rd December in the splendid and historic Priory Church of St Bartholomew the Great, West Smithfield EC1R 9DS, in the heart of the City of London. All are welcome.
The Anglo-Austrian Society will be represented by the Chairman, who is to read one of the lessons.


Young Austria

A small but fascinating exhibition in the Atrium Gallery at the London School of Economics from 16 November to 11 December, celebrated the Austrian Centre, located at 124 Westbourne Terrace, in Paddington.

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.
2016 Year of the English Garden

English garden

To mark the 300th anniversary of Capability Brown and in celebration of England’s many fabulous gardens,landscapes and events, VisitEngland is promoting ‘Year of the English Garden’. For further details and

Flowers and a bee

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


Stammtisch sign

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


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