International organisations & societies

Sometimes it can be difficult meeting people and making new friends, especially in larger, busier cities, so it is a good idea to join a group or club which can prove invaluable in helping you settle into a new country.

The American Society in London

The objectives of the Society are the promotion of patriotic and social life among Americans residing in or near London, and the promotion of good fellowship between the people of the United States and of Great Britain.

American Women of Surrey

American Women of Surrey is an international group ~ here to help you feel at home, make friends and learn about your new country.

Association of American Women of Aberdeen

The group offers an opportunity for expatriate women in Aberdeen to meet regularly for social and cultural exchange. Ours is a rich and diverse group of primarily American and Canadian expatriates, but also expatriates from other countries, including Norway, Denmark, the Netherlands, and even as far as Singapore.

Australian Women's Club

Whether a long-term resident or newly arrived in the United Kingdom, the AWC offers many opportunities to meet new people, to explore London and the surrounding countryside and to learn more about living in England.

Canadian Women's Club

With a wide range of events and activities to cater to the varied interests, schedules and lifestyles of our members, CWC members enjoy the opportunity to get together, exchange ideas, broaden horizons and participate in our wide variety of activities and charitable work.

Chilterns American Women’s Club

The Chilterns American Women’s Club (CAWC) has a membership of approximately 150 women (and sometimes a few men!). Being part of CAWC gives you an extensive network of information and helps make living in the UK a wonderful and rewarding experience.

Hamstead Women's Club

The Hampstead Women’s Club (HWC) is a multinational social organisation for women living in the London area. Our purpose is to provide a sense of community through social, educational and charitable activities. We provide an abundance of wonderful activities to help you meet people and experience London.

The International Women's Club Edinburgh

The International Women's Club Edinburgh runs a programme of social, cultural and welfare activities in Edinburgh and the surrounding regions. IWCE is open to women of international background and experience, or who have an interest in international issues.


A place where international people like you meet, connect, and exchange information. A welcoming community of open-minded individuals who share your experiences.

Junior League of London

We are an organisation of women volunteers committed to promoting voluntary service, developing the potential of women and improving the community through the effective action and leadership of trained volunteers.

Kensington Chelsea Women's Club

KCWC is an organisation of international and British women who want to enjoy everything London has to offer.  We offer lectures, courses, tours and special events, as well as a monthly General Meeting with prestigious speakers.  We are a non-profit group and all of our activities are organised by members who volunteer their time and skills.

The London Expat American Meetup Group

This is a group where Canadians, Americans and those interested in North American Culture get together to meet new people, exchange experiences, and make lots of new friends. The group comprises of professionals, international students, long time residents and those that are new in town. There are always new people to meet and friendly familiar faces.

London Ladies Club

Started in 1994, the London Ladies Club offers its members and their guests a vibrant and friendly atmosphere in which to meet. Ladies of all ages and from all walks of life gather for informal talks on Tuesday mornings at The Army & Navy Club in Pall Mall and join us for exclusive events and visits to places not always open to the public.

North American Connection

The North American Connection is an organization committed to the support of North Americans living in the West Midlands, England. The club, while essentially social, provides assistance with integration into the English community, as well as the opportunity for charitable activity.

Petroleum Women’s Club of Scotland

We are women who have the oil & gas industry in common. We offer friendship to those who have been posted here for a short time or who live in Aberdeen and the surrounding area. Newcomers are warmly welcomed.

St. John's Wood Women's Club

The St. John's Wood Women's Club (SJWWC) is an activities-based social and civic non-profit organization promoting friendship through our many activities and social events. We welcome citizens of all nationalities and are dedicated to enhancing the "London Experience" for our members and their families.

STUDS of London

Welcome to the London chapter of STUDS - Spouses Trailing Under Duress Successfully - an expatriate networking and social club for men who followed their wives on an overseas posting to this great city. We are a diverse group of professionals from around the world with varying backgrounds and interests.  Some of us are working here, many have put their careers on 'hold', and a few have found their way to retirement.

Thames Valley American Women's Club

Our goal is to offer friendship, support and local resources to expatriate families living within the Thames Valley. While the majority of our members have close ties to North America, we welcome anyone in the area who would benefit from club membership.