Austria


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.

Stift Melk

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 Tim Pashley's review of Habsburg emperor Joseph II by Derek Beales.


 

News/Events


Austria

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

Heuriger garden

14. May 2015, Schönbrunn Palace, Vienna
Summer Night Concert with the Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra. The palace provides the imposing backdrop. More details
www.wienerphilharmoniker.at

Wiener Festwochen 14. May – 21.June 2015
The high point of Vienna’s cultural calendar www.festwochen.at

18.05 – 23.05.2105 Eurovision Song Contest, Vienna

Bregenz Spring International Dance Festival 20.03. – 22.05.2015
One of the most innovative festivals in its category

Spanish Riding School for dates of performances contact: www.srs.at
Spanish Riding School

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


 

News/Events


United Kingdom

The Institute of Modern Languages
Senate House, Malet Street, London WC1
Calendar of Events April – July 2015 . See www.modernlanguages.sas.ac.uk/events for details and updates of events

Robert Stolz Society
The concert will be held on Saturday 11th April at 2 pm. It takes place at the Emmanuel Room, Methodist Central Hall in the City of Westminster, London
Please contact Erika Lang for further tickets and details.

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

Stammtisch sign

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


 

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