the British Community Council, Lisbon

The British Community Council, Lisbon

Umbrella entity for organisations
with links to the British Community
in and around Lisbon

Members of the British Community Council


Friends of the British Cemetery [FBC]

The Association of the Friends of the British Cemetery is responsible for the maintenance of one of the oldest British military cemeteries in Europe, in Elvas. Our aim is to provide a permanent place of remembrance of the Allied fallen in the Peninsular War 1808-1814.

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Lares da Boa Vontade - The Cheshire Home

The Cheshire Home in Carcavelos is a non-profit institution dedicated to the care of handicapped people.

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Projecto Darte

Projecto Darte is a psycho-educational program that offers art as therapy to young people in a nurturing, safe and stimulating environment.

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Riding for the Disabled, Cascais

Charitable organization in Cascais, helping handicapped children through riding therapy.

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The British Charitable Fund

Helping British Nationals "in Proven Need".

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The Royal British Legion, Portugal Branch

Dedicated to caring for men and women who have served in the British Armed Forces and their dependants.

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Womens Royal Voluntary Service

The WRVS in Lisbon is the only overseas branch of the organisation and relies entirely on locally generated funding.

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Irish Dominican Fathers (Roman Catholic)

English Language Masses in São Pedro do Estoril and Cascais.

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St. Andrew's Church, Lisbon

Presbyterian Church based in Lisbon.

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The Anglican Chaplaincy of St. George

Anglican Church in Lisbon.

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The Anglican Chaplaincy of St. Paul

Anglican Church located in Estoril.

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The Salvation Army

Salvation Army in Portugal.

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The British Embassy and Consulate

The British Embassy in Lisbon represents the interests of Britain and the British Government in Portugal.

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Retirement Homes

Quinta da Fonte - The British Retirement Home

A Retirement Residence offering Care with Nursing in São Pedro Estoril, near Lisbon, Portugal. (English and Portuguese spoken).

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Schools & Educational

Oeiras International School

An International Baccalaureate World School in Oeiras, Portugal, where students will progressively become more responsible for their learning process.

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St. Dominic's International School

International School, age range 3 to 18.

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St. James's Primary School

St James' is a school where children from the ages of 6 and 12 are prepared to continue their learning path in both the Portuguese and the English/International learning systems.

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St. Julian's School

St. Julian's School offers an education based on the English National Curriculum to some 1000 girls and boys from the ages of 3 to 18.

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The International Preparatory School

The International Preparatory School (IPS) is a private coeducational day school offering English primary education to children from 3 to 11 years of age.

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Social & Cultural

AngloINFO - the Global Expat Network, Portugal

AngloINFO consists of 130 national and regional scale websites, delivering 20 million monthly page impressions to 3 million monthly users in the English speaking expatriate market. Our users see us as a lifeline for their life in a different country, with many of them using the sites daily to check our reliable, verified information or our extensive, local English speaking business directories or contribute to our user forums.

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Associação Safe Communities Portugal

Associação Safe Communities Portugal is Portugal’s only registered non-profit crime prevention association and its aim is to promote safe communities, enhance security awareness and reduce the risk of becoming a victim of crime.

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International Women in Portugal

IWP, International Women in Portugal, is a social organization for women of all ages and Nationalities in the Lisbon / Cascais area.

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The British Historical Society of Portugal

The British Historical Society of Portugal is a Society with about 250 members and has as its object to recover, preserve and collate as much as possible of the history of the British in Portugal, and to promote interest in the History of Anglo-Portuguese relations.

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The English Speaking Union of Portugal

The ESU's main aim is of bringing together and empowering people of different languages and cultures.

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The Lancaster Lodge

Masonic Lodge under the English Constitution.

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The Lisbon Players

Situated in the heart of the Estrela district, the Lisbon Players’ Theatre is a welcoming but little known theatre space which has been providing a varied repertoire of plays in English to Lisbon audiences for over sixty years.

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The Royal British Club, Lisbon

The Club is a private members' club, with an international membership, serving the social needs of its members within Portugal and abroad.

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The Royal Society of St. George, Lisbon Branch

To spread knowledge of English Culture.

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