Clubs & Associations

Meet-ups and social groups for expats and newcomers. Find clubs for Americans, Australians, Brits and Canadians living in Brussels as well as photography groups, language exchanges and clubs specifically for women and au-pairs.  

The Cercle Polyglotte de Bruxelles
Association for people with some linguistic knowledge who wish to improve and practice various languages such as French, English, Dutch, German, Spanish, Italian, Portuguese and Russian. Meetings take place every Wednesday from 20:00 to 22:30 at ESPADON s...
Brussels Childbirth Trust asbl (BCT)
Volunteer-run not for profit organisation offering pre- and postnatal services in English and a social/support network to families and parents-to-be. Courses and classes, information talks, group activities and family events run throughout the week.
Brussels Womens Social Network
Social networking group for women of all ages in Brussels and throughout Belgium. The group hosts monthly women's business club and book club meetings and also organises a variety of social events. 
Full Circle
Club for creative professionals which organises regular gatherings from dinner debates, evening salons to lunchtime talks and young persons' receptions. Events are open to anyone to attend prior to becoming a club member. 
The Australia Society
Non profit organisation for Australian citizens and their families in Belgium, organising regular social and cultural activities in Brussels.
Friends International
International social group for people of all nationalities wanting to make new friends. Various social, cultural and sports activities are organised. Meetings take place on the 2nd and 4th Friday of each month in Brussels.
Lions Club of Brussels Heraldic
Lions club with members of various nationalities whose vocation is to help those less fortunate than themselves. Meetings take place on the 2nd and 4th Tuesday of the month.
ICB Bridge
Bridge club which meets every Thursday at 19:15 (play begins at 19:30) at BCWC, Rue au Bois 509, Woluwe St Pierre, 1150 Brussels. Newcomers welcome, but prior contact via email is requested. 
Democrats Abroad
Group working to support the aims and principles of the Democratic Party (United States). Meetings take place every six weeks in Brussels.
Members club for the international professional community in Brussels. Meetings take place once a month on a Friday evening at prestigious venues in Brussels. See website to register and for more information. 
Mensa is an international society in which the sole criterion for membership is a score at or above the 98th percentile on any of a number of standardised supervised IQ tests. Mensa provides a forum for intellectual exchange among members.
Irish Club of Belgium
The Irish Club promotes Ireland in Belgium and serves the Irish-Belgian Community. Activities include set dancing, a walking club and other events.
New Zealanders in Belgium
Informal social group organising social events, a contact list and a blog as well as holding monthly Kiwi get-togethers in Brussels.
Walking Club
Walking club which meets for regular walks throughout Belgium and is open to newcomers via advance registration (see website for details). 
A platform of projects for young professionals in Brussels, developing several activities: a major football league, training for public speaking, a theatre club, social networking events and more. See website for full details.
People to People
Group whose aim is to improve relationships between citizens of all nationalities through facilitating networks and partnerships and organising language groups, intercultural programmes, regular social events, visits to exhibitions and excursions. For ful...
Rotary Club Brussels Cantersteen
Dutch and English-speaking club serving the international community in Brussels. Activities include dinners with guest speakers, cultural excursions and family activities.
British & Commonwealth Womens Club of Brussels
Social club organising activities such as French and Dutch classes, golf, pilates, tennis, walking group, bowling, bridge, Mahjong, scrabble, art and cookery classes, visits and excursions, extensive library and book club. Contact Monday to Friday from 10...
The Wednesday Club
English-speaking social club for older men and woman that meets on the first and third Wednesday of each month from 14:00-16:30 at the All Saints’ Centre, Community Foyer, Chaussee de Charleroi 2, Braine l’Alleud.
Black Forest Toastmasters
German-English Toastmaster club helping people to improve their public speaking skills and gain confidence. Meetings twice a month.
A-Club Brussels
Social club for people of all nationalities in their 20s, 30s and 40s living in Brussels. Organised events include restaurant and bar nights, day trips, walks, theatre and concert outings, quizzes, weekends away, parties, sporting activities and museum vi...
Umbrella organisation which unites associations across Belgium with the aim of delivering social cohesion through linking communities at local, national and provincial level. At Rue des Palais 27, 1030 Brussels.
American Womens Club of Brussels
International women's group which organises many cultural, philanthropic and social activities for its members. Club house open Monday to Thursday from 09:30 to 15:30. At Rhode St Genèse, 1640 Brussels. 
Small language school offering Dutch, French, German, Italian, Japanese and Spanish in semi-private classes at students' premises or at the Cinquantenaire. Open on Saturday mornings. At Avenue de la Renaissancelaan 7, 1000 Brussels.
Brussels Bookswappers Club
Multicultural social club that meets once a month to exchange books in most literary genres as well as DVDs & audio CDs in English and most major European languages for young and old.
STUDS - Spouses Trailing Under Duress Successfully
Informal group of male spouses in Belgium due to their partners employment. Regular social activities and outings as well as a weekly meeting.
French/English and French/Spanish language exchange event promoting meetings between native English and French speakers to learn French and meet locals in Brussels. Meets at a different venue each week. 
Caledonian Society Of Brussels
Club for Scottish people in Belgium and for those who have an interest in anything Scottish with the aim of is maintaining the traditions and customs of Scotland. Regular activities and events organised.
Brussels British Community Association
The BBCA represents the British community in Brussels and provides information and networking opportunities to British newcomers in Brussels.
Welsh Society of Brussels
Society organising social and cultural events for Welsh people in Belgium. Meetings are held on the first Monday of the month at 18:30 at the Old Hack, Rue Joseph II 176, Brussels.
Irish Theatre Group
Not for profit theatrical group which promotes Irish and international theatre performing regular productions in Brussels. See website for details of upcoming performances and auditions. 
Imagination Club
Group meeting regularly in Brussels to hold informal workshops, seminars and events related to creativity and innovation.
English-speaking photography club of Brussels. Monthly meetings, workshops and other activities are organised.
National Trust Association In Belgium
The NTAB promotes social activities among National Trust members (over 3,000) in Belgium. Many cultural events organised throughout the year including guided tours, lectures and concerts.
Canadian Club of Belgium
Social group offering friendship since 1971 welcoming and supporting Canadians living in Belgium. See website for full details of regular events and various activity group activities. At Rue du Gouvernement Provisoire 3, 1000 Brussels.
Expat Club Brussels
Online networking club helping expats to build new friendships. Organises events and (day)trips, including company visits, day trips to tourist destinations in and around Belgium, and guided museum tours. 
Australian Society in Belgium
Non-profit organisation for Australian citizens living in Belgium. Regular calendar of social events in Brussels. Membership open to those with family ties in Australia or to those who have strong links with the country.
American Club of Brussels
Social club established in 1921 to foster Belgian-American relations. On the final Friday of the month open evening event at different venues open to members and newcomers. Other events include lectures, sports, museum and guided visits, annual July 4th p...