The society organises talks, lectures and social functions, all of which provide an opportunity to share experiences and develop friendships. Highlights of the annual programme include a celebration of Colombia’s Independence (20th July) and a Christmas Party.

“Ignacio’s Legacy (2016)”

On Friday 19th May 2017
starting at 5.30pm
with a glass of wine and snacks.
The film will start at 6.00pm
and the event will finish at 7.30pm

Brian Moser and Titus Fossgard-Moser (Director)

Marcos Martinón-Torres is Professor of Archaeological Science at the UCL Institute of Archaeology, where he leads a team of international researchers. He is an expert in the use of scientific instruments to

The gold of Colombia and the legend of El Dorado: New discoveries

On Monday March 13th 2017
starting at 6.30pm
including a glass of wine and snacks

Marcos Martinón-Torres – Professor of Archaeological Science at University College London

Marcos Martinón-Torres is Professor of Archaeological Science at the UCL Institute of Archaeology, where he leads a team of international researchers. He is an expert in the

Colombia: Peace, the Peace Community and Social Reconciliation

On Tuesday June 14th 2016
starting at 6.30pm
including a glass of wine and snacks

Gwen Burnyeat is an anthropologist who has been working in Colombia for six years.

Gwen Burnyeat is a British anthropologist based in Colombia and the UK. She has been lecturer in Political Anthropology in the Universidad Nacional de Colombia, where she

“Colombia: Where Are We Now?”

On Tuesday 3rd May 2016 starting at 6.30pm
including a glass of wine and snacks

Professor Malcolm Deas

Emeritus Fellow of St Antony’s College Oxford

Malcolm Deas is recently back from Colombia, where he has followed developments for the last fifty-three years – his first arrival there coinciding with the emergence of

Children Change Colombia Project Talk 2016

Thursday 28th January 2016, 6.30-8.30pm

Children are changing Colombia!

 

We would like to invite you to Children Change Colombia’s first Project Talk, which will be held on Thursday 28th January 2016 at 6.30 pm.

The Project Talk this year will focus on how, with the

Christms Carols Concert

Friday, 4th December 2015 at 7pm

St Peter's Church - Eaton Square
119 Eaton Square, London SW1W 9AL

Featuring the Capital Arts Children’s Choir and the Haringey Guitar Group and the Haringey Stage Band

First Colombian Scientific Expedition to Antarctica

On Wednesday 11th November 2015 starting at 6.30pm
including a glass of wine and snacks

Colombia is on the way to become a consultative party of the Antarctic treaty. To achieve this, the country had to face many operational and scientific challenges in order to achieve their first expedition to Antarctica during the summer 2014

Colombia’s iconic Tall Ship ‘ARC Gloria’ returns to London

Thu 3rd Sep 2015 -
Sun 6th Sep 2015
Thames Quay, West India Dock, London

As part of its 2015 goodwill tour of the world, the Colombian Navy’s three-masted training ship will visit London’s Thames Quay, West India Dock from Thursday 3 to Sunday 6 September 2015.

The ‘ARC Gloria’, one of the biggest tall ships in

“Viva Pernambuco” – European Tour 2015

On 16th & 17th July 2015
Starting at 19.30
the IOE Student Union bar

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Viva  Pernambuco / Tour Europe in 2015 with André Rio and Benil is a great musical show that will tour major cities and renowned festivals of the European continent during his summer.
André Rio, singer and composer from Pernambuco with 20

Presentation on the “ARC Gloria” by Captain Juan Francisco Herrera Leal

On Wednesday 17th June 2015
Starting at 6.30pm including a glass of wine and snacks.
Colombian Consulate, Ground Floor, Westcott House, 35 Portland Pl., London W1B 1AE

The ARC Gloria (displacement of 1,300 tons) is a training ship and official flagship of the Colombian Navy. In 1966 The Colombian Navy, with Vice Admiral Orlando Lemaitre Torres as its commander, acquired the three-masted barque. A formal contract was

“Defending Children’s Rights in Colombia” By Victoria Illingworth

On Thursday 16th April 2015
Starting at 6.30pm – including a glass of wine and snacks.
Colombian Consulate, Ground Floor, Westcott House, 35 Portland Place, London W1B 1AE

Victoria is the Events and Community Fundraiser of Children of the Andes (COTA).

Her passion for working at COTA, the UK largest charity working exclusively in Colombia, comes from having studied International Relations and Development Studies at the University of Sussex

Colombia: Illustrated Tales from “Off-the-Beaten-Path” By Piers Calvert

Tuesday 24th March 2015
Starting at 6.30pm – including a glass of wine and snacks.
Colombian Consulate,Ground Floor, Westcott House, 35 Portland Place, London W1B 1AE

Piers Calvert is a professional photographer and he went to Colombia in 2006 and he lived there and has worked on various assignments in the country. Now, he divides his time between London and Bogotá.

He will present a selection of

INDEPENDENCE DAY CONCERT

Sunday 20th July 2014
Royal College Music, Prince Consort Road, London SW7 2BS

The Embassy of Colombia requests the pleasure of all members of the Anglo-Colombian Society for a concert of Colombian music by a String Ensemble of the Philharmonic of Bogota follows a reception to commemorate of the National Day.

THE CHRISTMAS PARTY

Monday 9th December 2013
Colombia Consulate Ground Floor, Westcott House,
35 Portland Place, London W1B 1AE

The Anglo-Colombian Society invites all members, friends and colleagues to the Christmas Party. There will be music, villancicos, a good raffle and much more.