Expat Clubs & Associations

Bangiya Parishad Qatar
Bengali social organisation with many social and cultural activities. Affiliated with the Indian Cultural Centre and Embassy of India.
Qatar Fine Arts Society
Discovering talent as well as promoting and supporting Qatar’s artists locally and internationally, by organising exhibitions, events and debates. Based at the Katara Cultural Village, Katara, Doha.
Qatar British Business Forum (QBBF)
Forum for business people to meet regularly and exchange ideas. Regular events and social functions held at different locations in the city..
Tuesday Ladies Group
Group of international women who meet regularly for informal chats. Also guest speakers. Regular meet every other Tuesday from September to June at 09:30am the Radisson Blu hotel. Members and non-members welcome.
Qatar Professional Womens Network
Informal networking group for Qatari and expatriate professional women. To support the development and advancement of women in local business through networking and workshops. Monthly networking meetings and regular events at different venues in Doha.
The Qatar Caledonians
Social group which welcomes all nationalities. Annual functions to mark Scottish holidays and traditions. Scottish dancing lessons held weekly.
Scots in Qatar
One of Qatars oldest social groups, welcoming people of all nationalities to join annual functions marking Scottish holidays and traditions, such as the St Andrews Ball, Robert Burns night and the summer ceilidh.
Qatar Chess Association
Chess clubs for boys and girls with skilled coaches, and chess tournaments organised.
Doha Singers Choral Group
Amateur choir who perform regularly. Weekly rehearsals on Monday evenings between 19:00 to 20:30 in the choir room, Fine Arts block in the High School building of the American School of Doha (ASD).
Doha Darts League
Regular darts matches for teams of six players. matches are played on Wednesdays.
Doha Community Orchestra
Full size symphony orchestra and wind symphony for amateur musicians. Open to new members of all ages and nationalities. Regular concerts. Rehearsals at the American School of Doha (ASD).
The Doha Garden Club
International club dedicated to expand skills in gardening. Monthly meetings held on the second Sunday of each month at the Ramada.Annual membership fees plus garden tours.
Doha Bay Running Club
Running club with regular meet-ups to run along the Corniche. Open to all runners. Other activities include swimming, cycling, sailing and touch rugby.
Qatar Quilt Guild
Womens quilting group meeting monthly. Contests, drawings, quilting books library.
HOG Doha Chapter
Harley Owners Group offering a broad range of social activities and entertainment programmes, with a calendar of events available on the website.
South African social group in Qatar. Social events, coffee mornings, business support and information about local classes and activities.
American Womens Club Doha
Womens club for all nationalities. Activities, events and volunteer programmes. Yearly membership required.
Doha Garden Club
Promoting good gardening practices, through the correct usage of appropriate plants and plant materials sensitive to the local environment, organising meetings, field trips and tours.
Qatar Natural History Group
Regular meetings featuring speakers from Doha and overseas. Regular bird watching trips organised in Qatar.
Doha Hockey Club
Social hockey club for players of all levels. Regular tournaments and matches. REgular social events are also organised.
Qatar Photographic Society
The society organises frequent photographic exhibitions, seminars and workshops and supervises the organisation of photography competitions like the Al-Thani International Award for Photography. Katara Bldg 8, Katara Cultural Village, Doha.
Doha Mums
A social group offering a range of activities and support, including playgroups, spa days, cooking classes, nights out and coffee meet-ups, with a website and blog full of ideas and activities.