the British Community Council, Lisbon

The British Community Council, Lisbon

Umbrella entity for organisations
with links to the British Community
in and around Lisbon


Upcoming Events

RBC AGM

Wed 29 Mar, 2017

(Organizer: The Royal British Club, Lisbon | Category: BCC Member Events)

RBC AGM Hotel Baia, Cascais

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OIS Talent Show

Wed 29 Mar, 2017

(Organizer: Oeiras International School | Category: Social Get-Together)

You are cordially invited to attend the 5th Annual “OIS Has Got Talent" Show, organized by the Student Council and students of different year groups. The show is taking place on Wednesday, March 29th at 6.00pm in the Dining Room.   The proceeds will go to the “Elderly Centre from Tercena”. The Centre needs our help to remodel the kitchen and the lift to give residents a better quality of life.   You are guaranteed a wonderful evening as, we have extremely talented students who have worked very hard to come up with new and exciting acts to impress you.  

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British Ambassador Reaching out to the British Community

Thu 30 Mar, 2017

(Organizer: The British Embassy and Consulate | Category: Promotional / Informative)

The British Ambassador Kirsty Hayes will hold a public session in the Auditorium of the Municipal Library in Caldas da Rainha from 11h00 to 12h00 on Thursday 30 March to meet members of the local British community in the context of Brexit and possible implications for British residents.   Ambassador Hayes would like to hear of concerns British residents in Central Portugal might have about the possible impact of the UK’s withdrawal from the EU.

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RBC Happy Hour, Last Friday of Month

Fri 31 Mar, 2017

(Organizer: The Royal British Club, Lisbon | Category: BCC Member Events)

RBC Happy Hour at the Hotel Baia, Cascais, 6pm - 8pm

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International Women in Portugal - Workshop - repairing precious items

Fri 31 Mar, 2017

(Organizer: International Women in Portugal | Category: Social / Cultural / Charitable)

There will be two Workshops - Part one on Friday, 31st March at 1030.  At this class Tody will teach and help you repair your item. Tody Cezar studied conservation and restoration in England. She has worked in many museums and historical sites around the world. She is happy to teach you basic skills for taking care of broken and damaged items.  For more information email:  moreinfo.iwp@gmail.com

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April 2017

International Women in Portugal - Workshop - repairing precious items

Mon 03 Apr, 2017

(Organizer: International Women in Portugal | Category: Social / Cultural / Charitable)

How to repair those precious items in your home - Workshop - Part two Monday, 3rd April at 1030. Tody Cezar studied conservation and restoration in England. She has worked in many museums and historical sites around the world. She is happy to teach you basic skills for taking care of broken and damaged items.  For more information email:  moreinfo.iwp@gmail.com

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Royal Society of St. George AGM

Tue 04 Apr, 2017

(Organizer: The Royal Society of St. George, Lisbon Branch | Category: Annual General Meetings)

AGM - Tuesday 4th April 2017 - 6.30pm

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International Women in Portugal - Charity Coffee morning

Wed 05 Apr, 2017

(Organizer: International Women in Portugal | Category: Social Get-Together)

EASTER COFFEE MORNING - 1030 - 1230 €5 minimum donation. The chosen charity is:  Riding for the Disabled. Donations of shampoos, conditioners and shower gels welcome for the children living with HIV at Casa Sol.

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International Women in Portugal - Happy Hour

Fri 07 Apr, 2017

(Organizer: International Women in Portugal | Category: Social Get-Together)

IWP Happy Hour - 1800 - 2000  

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International Women in Portugal - Workshop - The skinny on fats

Tue 11 Apr, 2017

(Organizer: International Women in Portugal | Category: Social / Cultural / Charitable)

In this workshop, there will be lots of fun learning the science behind healthy fats as well as providing practical tips to help you explore your food self. Tuesday, 11 April - Biblioteca Cascais - 1030-1230. For more information email:  moreinfo.iwp@gmail.com

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Friends of the British Cemetery Elvas Presentation

Wed 12 Apr, 2017

(Organizer: Friends of the British Cemetery [FBC] | Category: Promotional / Informative)

Save the date - Wednesday, 12th April 1800-2000 presentation.

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Social Tea

Tue 18 Apr, 2017

(Organizer: Womens Royal Voluntary Service | Category: Social Get-Together)

Social Tea

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St. George's Day Lunch

Sun 23 Apr, 2017

(Organizer: The Royal Society of St. George, Lisbon Branch | Category: Social Get-Together)

St. George's Day Lunch - Sunday 23rd April - 12.30 for 1.00pm at Quinta do Cortador, Rua Casal Queimado, Cobre 2750-492 Cascais    

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Irish Dominicans - Fund Raising Concert

Fri 28 Apr, 2017

(Organizer: Irish Dominican Fathers (Roman Catholic) | Category: Social Get-Together)

Save the Date Fundraising concert at Centro Cultural de Cascais.

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May 2017

Friends of the British Cemetery - Annual May Ceremony followed by a talk in the evening

Sun 14 May, 2017

(Organizer: Friends of the British Cemetery [FBC] | Category: Social / Cultural / Charitable)

The customary ceremony will be held in the Cemetery on 14th May. Before the Ceremony, Eucharist will be celebrated in the Chapel at 1000. All attending are requested to be in the cemetery by 1045.  Dress for gentlemen is suit or blazer, tie and medals. After the ceremony the Chapel and Museum will be open to visitors.

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Friends of the British Cemetery - Visit to the Quinta de Gramicha

Mon 15 May, 2017

(Organizer: Friends of the British Cemetery [FBC] | Category: Social / Cultural / Charitable)

It is hoped that a visit to the Quinta de Gramicha used by Wellington as his Headquarters during the second  siege of Badajoz. After lunch a guided tour of the restored Fuerte de San Cristobal, outside Badajoz has been arranged.

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Friends of the British Cemetery Elvas - May Ceremony - Commemoration of the Battle of Albuera

Tue 16 May, 2017

(Organizer: Friends of the British Cemetery [FBC] | Category: Social / Cultural / Charitable)

The commemoration of the battle of Albuera in the village of La Albuera will take place on Tuesday, 16th May starting at 1130 (Spanish time).  

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Social Tea

Tue 16 May, 2017

(Organizer: Womens Royal Voluntary Service | Category: Social Get-Together)

Social Tea

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Labels for Less

Sat 20 May, 2017 to Sun 21 May, 2017

(Organizer: Womens Royal Voluntary Service | Category: Social / Cultural / Charitable)

Centro de Convivio (Community Centre) do Bairro do Rosário

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June 2017

Car Boot Sale

Sat 03 Jun, 2017

(Organizer: Womens Royal Voluntary Service | Category: General Information)

Bookings open from 1st May

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International Women in Portugal - Excursion & Shopping Trip

Tue 06 Jun, 2017

(Organizer: International Women in Portugal | Category: Social / Cultural / Charitable)

Queluz Palace and Ericeira Fish Village excursion €15 pp which includes bus transport and Queluz admmission fees for IWP members (50% discount).    Lunch not included but plenty of restaurantes in Ericeira.

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RBC Summer Garden Cocktail

Thu 29 Jun, 2017

(Organizer: The Royal British Club, Lisbon | Category: BCC Member Events)

RBC Summer Garden Cocktail - gardens of Paula Rego Museum Cascais

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July 2017

September 2017

October 2017

SAVE THE DATE - Labels for Less

Sat 21 Oct, 2017 to Sun 22 Oct, 2017

(Organizer: Womens Royal Voluntary Service | Category: Promotional / Informative)

Details to follow

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