Meeting in a central London pub from 6.30 pm means those who work can enjoy the bonhomie of the AWC. Those who want to, can stay on for dinner.
The Around London coordinators offer a wide range of activities covering antiquities, historical venues and interesting walks to discover the elusive secrets of London and its surrounds.
The Art History group meets, with an art historian, on selected Thursdays for an introduction to the day’s theme before visiting a wide range of galleries and exhibitions around London.
This is a joint group with fellow readers from the New Zealand Women’s Association which meet on the last Friday of the month. A light lunch is shared by the group after the meeting.
Our Inner London Bridge Group is a supervised session for ladies learning to play Bridge. You need to have completed a beginner course in ACOL.
COFFEE MORNINGS – Australia Centre
Depending on the program Coffee Mornings are held at the Australia Centre on the Strand with a Guest Speaker and often followed by a casual lunch nearby. When scheduled these will usually be held on the second Tuesday of the month.
COUNTRY WALKS ‘N’ PARKS
Join us for country walks whether in a garden, along the river, or in a park. We offer an opportunity to explore the many interesting and beautiful walks found in parks in or outside London. Walks are designed to be easily accessed via public transport.
About once a month the Film Club meet to view a film selected from the latest blockbusters or art house cinema. This is followed by a casual meeting of the group to chat about the film.
The Foodies group meets around once a month at a cooking class, a foodie’s tour around London or a visit to a foodie hotspot. Sometimes the group will meet to simply enjoy a special lunch, dinner or afternoon tea.
Matinees, as the name suggests, is an afternoon club which provides an opportunity for a midweek or weekend get together at a performance in a London theatre.
MEET & GREET COFFEE MORNINGS – Victoria and Albert Museum
These casual coffee mornings are usually held on the third Monday of each month starting at 10.30 am at the V&A Cafe in South Kensington. New and existing members are warmly invited to attend. This is a great way to catch up with old friends and make some new ones too! if you are interested in attending RSVP to email@example.com
Usually on the same evening as the After Hours group the male partners of AWC members join together for drinks at a pub with character followed by a meal at a nearby eatery.
If you are interested in knitting, sewing, dressmaking or embroidery please join us once a month in a member’s home. We also visit relevant exhibitions held in London or, sometimes in regional centres.
Several times a year our Theatre Coordinator will select a play for us to enjoy not always, but sometimes with an Australian or expat theme. The performance is sometimes followed by a talk by the director or a Q&A with the director and some of the cast.