Clubs & Associations
Bangkok Writers Guild
Group of writers including authors, journalists, poets, bloggers and writers. Discuss topics of interest and critique a sample of a members writing.
IWICA Chess Academy
Coaching and training on how to play chess by chess teachers and players. Opportunities to participate in tournaments at national and international levels. English and Thai language. For 4 year olds up to adults. Please call for exact location.
Bangkok Chess Club
Meets every Tuesday evening at the Roadhouse Barbecue on the corner of Surawong and Rama IV Roads, near the Sala Daeng skytrain station. With over 200 active players of every standard from beginners to masters, all are welcome.
The Siam Society
Promotes the preservation of Thai heritage, culture, art, nature, wildlife, flora by lectures, study trips, museum, exhibitions, library and publications. Under Royal Patronage. Close to Asoke BTS. 131 Soi Asoke, Sukhumvit 21 Rd, Bangkok 10110.
Bangkok Spanish Club
Local Spanish language and culture club for conversation and fun.
The Clownfish Club
English language speaking forum where those of transitional gender can meet, share thoughts and socialize in a non-judgmental and supportive atmosphere.
Thailand Language/Culture Exchange
Club for practising Thai and English, learning and improving knowledge about Thai culture and find out what else Thailand has to offer.
Philatelic Association of Thailand
Stamp collection society with over 170 worldwide members, publishes journal, library, organises stamp auction.
TEN - Thailand Educators Network
Monthly networking forum for educators in Thailand to meet in a comfortable setting to share teaching and living experiences with colleagues and peers and to learn from the varied experiences that reflect different teaching experiences in Thailand.
Bangkok Wine Society
There is some very good wine made in Thailand and the Bangkok Wine Society will introduce you to it. In addition they also showcase good international wines from around the World in an informal, informative and social atmosphere. 69/51 Sukhumvit Soi 4.
Foreign Correspondents Club of Thailand (FCCT)
FCCT is a club for journalists and freelance writers of international and Thai communities, but it is also open to non-correspondents such as business people, NGOs and retired professionals. Penthouse, Maneeya Centre, 518/5 Ploenchit Road.
Club Canada Thailand (CCT)
Non-profit social and welfare group for Canadians and friends of Canada. Supports a number of charities in Thailand including schools and mine victims. Provides recreational, cultural and educational activities. Social evenings and lunches.
Bangkok Wine Club
A club for people that appreciate wine and would like to participate in regular wine tastings and other wine related events in Bangkok.
Saint Patricks Society
Founded in 1962, it serves the cultural, social and recreational requirements of the Irish community in Thailand as well as celebrating the anniversary of St Patrick. C/o The British Club, 189 Surawong Rd, Bangrak, Bangkok 10500.
The British Club
A family, sports and social members club located in the heart of Bangkoks business and shopping district. Swimming pool, tennis and squash courts available with over 1400 members from over 40 countries. Entry via Silom Soi 18. 189 Suriwongse Rd, 10500.
National Museum Volunteers (NMV)
Part of the National Museum Bangkok. Educational and cultural activities including excursions, study groups, workshops and lectures. Members may train as museum guides. Specialized library emphasizing the arts, religions and history of Asia.
ISIS Social Club for Mothers
A social club for mothers in Bangkok with child friendly facilities and activities for mothers. Baby massage courses, yoga, baby signs, first aid workshops and more. Daily and yearly memberships. 30 Soi Saengchai Sukhumvit 38, Bangkok 10110.
Pacific City Club
Comfortable and relaxed setting for members and guests to meet. Private function rooms. Bar and restaurants with monthly wine tasting evenings, set lunches and Friday Sundowners. Plus Six Senses Spa. 28/F Pacific Place, 142 Sukhumvit Rd, Bangkok.
Belgian Club Thailand
Established in the 1980s to create a link between Belgians living in Thailand. Main contact point for newly arriving Belgians. Has an online magazine providing information and contacts.
New Zealand Society Thailand
Non profit making organisation supporting families from New Zealand living in Thailand. Organise many social and sports events, theme nights and an annual New Zealand Ball.
The Rotary Club of Bangkok South
With over 120 members from around 20 countries it is one of the largest and oldest Rotary Clubs in Thailand. Offers a blend of good fellowship and meaningful community service. C/O Crowne Plaza Bangkok Lumpini Park Hotel, 952 Rama IV Rd., Bangkok.
Bangkok Hash House Harriettes
Meets on Wednesday evenings for a fun run and a few beers. Traditionally a womens thing and participants come from all walks of life, and various parts of the world.
Royal Over-Seas League Thailand
Self funded, non profit Commonwealth organisation which offers clubhouse facilities to members, organises Commonwealth art and music competitions and develops joint welfare projects with specific countries. 34/F, Abdulrahim Place, 990 Rama IV Road.
Bangkok Coffee and Movie Meetup
Meetup group meets regularly for coffee, food and a movie.
Bangkok Hash House Bikers
Group of mountain bikers that meets once a month for a ride of between 40 and 50 kilometres. Most rides involve a weekend trip, staying overnight at a resort on the Saturday.
Women Across Cultures
Group for women of foreign nationalities who are married to Thai men, contact Pat Bunnag after 18:00.
Australian-New Zealand Womens Group
Open to all Australian and New Zealand women, and those with strong ties with Australia and New Zealanders. The group organises regular activities including a playgroup, tennis, netball, needlework and bridge.
Informal gatherings for bookcrossers and other avid readers in Bangkok. Talk about and swap English-language books. Normally meet on the first Tuesday of each month at 6.30pm. More information on website.