Clubs & Associations

Irish Association Portugal
The Associations objective is to highlight all aspects of Irish culture by bringing events such as dance, music, film, literature, gaiety and lectures to the forefront. Holding an annual St. Patricks Day gala has become a tradition.
IWP - International Women in Portugal
IWP organises a variety of events for women of all nationalities to meet up and share interests. Regular coffee mornings and luncheons as well as excursions, fundraising and social events. Office hours: Monday, Wednesday, Friday 09:00-14:00.
ACP-Automovel Club de Portugal
Portuguese motorist club for auto, health and home insurance, home doctor visits, driving school, auto sporting and online auto search. Golfing, travel and accommodation discounts. Online fuel pricing and discounts.
American International Chorus
Adult chorus sharing the American traditions of choral music from Billings to Bernstein; from Barber to Stephen Schwartz, Cole Porter, Sondheim and the rest of Broadway. All singers welcome without audition. Chorus meeting in English to support immigrant....
International Playgroup Lisbon
A weekly themed playtime and socialising event for babies and toddlers (up to 30 months) of all nationalities, as well as a time for parents to meet parents over tea and cookies. Facebook: International Playgroup Lisbon Portugal.
Wyld Life
Christian ministry for kids in grades 6-8 with safe, caring environment for learning and fun. Weekly Bible studies, weekend/week long camp and local events. At Rua Dr. Camilo Dionisio Alvares 1295 A, Drt, Parede.
Circuito Explosivo
Association for the promotion and cultural development using art workshops, recycling, urban gardening, dancing, music, instrument construction, philosophy for children, robertos (puppets), film and others.
PINGS - Portugal Iberlant NATO Golf Society
Membership group of golfers from within NATO and the Lisbon civilian community. Matches played twice monthly, a Medal at Beloura and one Away Day at another course. Home club at Quinta da Beloura.
Global non-profit for Swedish speaking women. Assisting women moving between countries, welcoming and supporting women returning to Sweden. International network, education scholarships. Local program, tours, coffee and cake, dinner meetings monthly.
Americans In Portugal
Information, support and entertainment for Americans, other international residents and visitors. Close links to the Portuguese community. Lunches, dinners and Annual events: Thanksgiving Dinner; SOS Giving Lunch; Valentines Dance and Pre-summer Picnic.
International Ladies of Caldas da Rainha
A social, non-profit club, focused on enriching women’s lives whilst living in Portugal. Meetings held twice a month on first and third Mondays, 15:00-16.30 at the International Hotel, Tornada Road, Caldas da Rainha.
Amigos Cricket Club
Based Alvaiazere, a municipal sports stadium, the club also plays at other local venues and the Cartaxo Cricket ground. Email through website for more information.
SPEA -Portuguese Society for the Study of Birds
Non-profit scientific association promoting environmental awareness and birdwatching; contributing to the development and promotion of Ornithology. Head Office in Lisbon open Mon-Fri 09:30-13:00 and 14:00-18:00 (except Bank Holidays).
The American Club of Lisbon
Business-oriented club to enhance fellowship and understanding between the United States and Portugal. At Sheraton Lisboa Hotel and Towers, Rua Latino Coelho 1, 1069-052 Lisbon.
ESU - English Speaking Union
International educational charity that promotes international understanding and friendship through the use of the English language. Rua do Monte Olivette, 9, 2° 1200-278 Lisbon. Contact: Mr David G. Evans.
British Retirement Home (Quinta da Fonte)
Residential accommodation for elderly people of British and other nationalities. Long and short term senior residents. English and Portuguese-speaking staff and nurses provide professional care and comfort at the home. São Pedro do Estoril.
British Community Council
The BCC supports member institutions and brings together English-speaking people for a busy programme of cultural, sports and social events running throughout the year. New members welcome.
Youth4Tomorrow Association
Cultural and research association for professional and personal development of youth through arts. Focus on youth having a powerful voice in society through arts and culture.
Casa dos Acores em Lisboa
An organisation promoting and upholding Açorian activities, intellectual and social ideals and highlighting special days with celebration.
Silver Coast Friends
Informal womens club with coffee mornings every second and fourth Monday in Caldas da Rainha and every third Tuesday in Torres Vedras. Networking, walking, tennis, pool, cycling, drama and painting. Meetings in English but all nationalities welcome.
Ireland Portugal Business Network
Helping Irish and Portuguese companies to stimulate and broaden their network, make contacts and drive sales/increase business, assisting Irish companies and investors coming into the Portuguese market to meet potential business contacts; helping governme...
International Lesbian, Gay, Bisexual and Transgender Associa...
Organisation working to improve living conditions, integration and interaction of the gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender population within society. Helpline and counselling available. Community centre: Rua de S. Lazaro 88, 1150-333 Lisbon.
Riding for the Disabled
The Associacao Hipica Terapeutica de Cascais is a non-profit association providing therapeutic riding and sport adapted riding for people with a variety of dysfunctions and disabilities. Sessions take place at Rua da Areia, Guincho, 2750-053 Cascais.
St Davids Society
Association whose aim is to maintain and promote Welsh culture and heritage. Open to anyone with connections to Wales or an interest in Welsh or Celtic affairs.
KidsMove Portugal
For childrens development, motor skills, coordination, improve physical development, body awareness and efficiency. Nurture self-confidence and sense of achievement. At Carcavelos Tennis Club, Praça do Junqueiro, nº 2, Carcavelos.
Scottish Country Dancing
Scottish country dancing club for all levels of ability performing a variety of dances at each session. Meetings take place on Thursdays at 20:00, Quinta Nova de St. Antonio, 2776-601 Carcavelos.
South Africans in Portugal
Helping South African ex-pats reach out and connect. Creating contacts, meeting fellow South African ex-pats, obtaining advice from others who have walked in the same shoes or simply sharing experiences to help beat homesickness effectively.
The British Historical Society of Portugal
Association offering trips to places of historical interest, members library available. Talks are also held on a regular basis by experts. St. Julians School, Quinta Nova, Carcavelos.
South Africans in Portugal
Creating a network of individuals previously living in South Africa now residing in Portugal, Azores and Madeira.
Americans Living in Portugal (ALP)
Americans Living in Portugal (ALP) has been created in loving memory of Patricia Westheimer.    Our mission is to continue to enhance the lives of all Americans who have made their homes in Portugal.
Friends of the British Cemetery
UK registered charity providing for the maintenance of the British Cemetery in Elvas and for the Chapel of S. Joao da Corujeira, adjoining the cemetery. Remembrance ceremonies are held in the British Cemetery each 11th November and in May.
Charity Bridge Association
Established in 1980 this association meets weekly in Estoril and organises fund-raising events for the British Charitable Fund, the Childrens Cancer Hospital in Lisbon and many other causes. Rua das Perdizes 15, Quinta da Bicuda, 2750-704 Cascais.
The Royal British Legion
Association dedicated to caring for the men and women who have served in the Armed Forces. Open to all serving and ex-serving members of the British Armed Forces and their dependents.
Lisbon International Sailing Club
Sailing club for enthusiasts of all levels, cruising, racing, reciprocal agreements for social events, sailing, discounted activities and purchases. Calendar of sailing events.
Federacao de Triatlo de Portugal
The Portuguese delegation overseeing events and meetings to adhere to the international guidelines pertaining to triathlon.
Democrats Abroad Portugal - DAP
Local Committee of the US DNC. We register, inform and help overseas Americans vote in US elections. Americans in Portugal can register at  Contact us via email or Facebook:
The Royal Society of St George - Lisbon Branch
Lisbon Branch founded 1962 to further English interests by spreading knowledge of English history, traditions and ideals. The Society celebrates English traditional holidays. Membership open to all who share our love of England and Englishness.
St Andrews Society
Scottish society founded in 1934. The club aims to promote, maintain and extend interest in Scotland, Scottish culture and heritage, celebrate the anniversary of the Patron Saint of Scotland and organise social functions.
British Charitable Funds (BCF)
Established 1827. Provides financial support for old and infirm British citizens in serious need and resident in the Lisbon consular district. Assistance with income, medical or disability costs. Dependent on charitable donations. Reg. Charity:258797
English Freemasonry
A society of men concerned with moral and spiritual values, seeking to reinforce thoughtfulness for others, kindness in the community, honesty in business, courtesy in society and fairness in all things.
British Club
The Royal British Club, an English-speaking members club based in the Lisbon Cascais area. Informal monthly networking events. Any nationality, all visitors welcome. Special discounts on local services, access to clubs in many cities, London included.
The Lisbon Players
Amateur English-language theatre group open to people of all nationalities with an interest in drama and theatre skills. Regular productions of plays and musicals. New members welcome for acting and production roles. At Rua da Estrela 10, 1200 Lisbon
WRVS - The Womens Royal Voluntary Service
The WRVS cares for people in need. Volunteers visit the elderly, help with shopping, collect and distribute clothing and organise fundraising events for charities. New members are always welcome.
SPEA - Birdwatching
SPEA is an Environmental non profit organization whose mission is to support research and conservation of wild birds and their habitats, by promoting sustainable development for the benefit of future generations.
Young Life
Christian ministry for high school teens with safe, caring environment for learning and fun. Weekly Bible studies, weekend/week long camp and local events. At Rua Dr. Camilo Dionisio Alvares 1295 A, Drt, Parede.
Portugal Friends
Social network for people of all nationalities living in or visiting Portugal. Providing interaction, culture and events through good company and good works. Events held monthly.