Clubs & Associations

Showcase Star
Monthly aperitivo for English speaking girls and ladies living and working in Florence. Location changes every month. Details posted on website.
Toastmasters Florence
Not for profit public speaking club with the aim of helping members gain confidence in public speaking. Bi-lingual, bi-monthly meetings. At: Nuovo Pignone CRAL, Via dei Perfetti Ricasoli, 50127, Florence (FI).
Firenze Moms 4 Moms
A networking group for English speaking mothers living in Florence. Contact Kimberley Vanzi.
The American International League of Florence
The American International League of Florence Onlus (AILO) is a charitable organization, based in Florence, with members from all parts of the world.
Friends in Tuscany
Social activities club: horseback riding, dinners, summer barbecues, beach trips, parties, salsa etc.
Australian Business Network
Web based forum to facilitate networking for Australian organizations that do business in Italy and Italian organizations that do business with them or in Australia.
Cittadini del Mondo Florence
Organization aimed at helping the foreign students in Florence by promoting activities with a multi cultural point of view. Organizes various trips throughout Tuscany in an attempt to create a community spirit. Annual membership.
Womens International Network
Social organization which serves to exchange information, share ideas, give support to English speaking and expatriate women in Florence and the surrounding area. At Syracuse University, Piazza Savonarola 15, Florence 2nd Wednesday of month Sep-Jun.
Democrats Abroad Florence
The largest American organization in Tuscany! Any American living abroad can join. We organize lectures, film series, voter registration, and social events. Based at the Syracuse University at Villa Rossa Piazza Savonarola 15, Florence (FI).
Associazione Telefono Voce Amica Firenze
Speak with an open minded friendly ear, ready to listen to everyone irrespective of religion, race, opinion and absolutely anonymously. Lines open from 16:00 to 04:00.
Australians in Florence
A social group of Aussies who meet once a month for a chat over a glass of wine and a pot luck dinner. Call Nanette Davis for information.
FESTA Florence English Speaking Theatrical Artists
Performances in English bringing together the influences of American and Italian theatre. Workshops for all ages even kids. Opportunities to join the cast or volunteer.
CISV Firenze
A non-profit association of volunteers offering cross-cultural, educational experiences for youth and young adults from 11-99 yrs old through international family exchanges, summer camps and local activities.
Italo-German cultural association located in Pistoia. At: 17 Via Donati, Pistoia, 511000, (PT).
IUE CALCIO European University Institute
The EUI football team plays in the AICS Provincial Championship in Florence, Prima Categoria. Anyone is welcome to come and join the training sessions or come and cheer at matches. Check blog for details.
A Friend In Lucca
Informal group of international citizens in Lucca with a monthly book and film club.
Viareggio Shakespeare
English-speaking theatre group performing several annual productions Contact Prof Padolecchia Romani by phone or email.
Anglo-Italian Club
Cross cultural club which organises English speaking afternoons with guest speakers in Viareggio from October through May. Contact Mrs Lucia Ghiselli.
The British Institute Of Florence
Cultural and social programmes in addition to courses in Italian language, culture and art. Based in 2 locations in Florence.
International Friends IF
Cultural association offering language services in Italian, Spanish, English, French, Russian and Japanese as well as interpreting services and local guided tours. Also Italian cookery lessons offered.
Florence International Theatre Company FITC
Performances mainly in English bringing together the influences of American and Italian theatre. Opportunities to join the cast or volunteer. Details of forthcoming performances displayed on website. At Chiasso degli Armati 2, 50123 Florence (FI).
Amnesty International
Worldwide movement of people who campaign for internationally recognised human rights. Local branch based at Via Giampaolo Orsini 44, 50126 Florence (FI).
English Speaking Moms & Tots Playgroup
Meet on Mondays at St James Church 10:00-12:30. Contact Melanie Secciani. At Via B. Rucellai 9, Florence (FI).