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We are a non political non religious society. We aim to increase the awareness of Chile among the people of the UK and to advance the knowledge and understanding of its people history, language, literature, institutions, folklore, culture and current way of life.

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Santa Cruz Andes Pacifico 2017

Published February 21st, 2017 in news

For the past 4 years running the foothills of the Andes is the start of one of the best mountain bike events in the world.  From the Andes to the Pacific Ocean top cyclists endure 5 days of tough terrain through the spectacular mountainous landscapes of Chile. Watch some great videos...

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Chilean British University, Santiago

Published February 20th, 2017 in news

The Universidad Chileno-Britanica de Cultura (the UCBC) was founded in 2006 as an off-shoot of the Chilean British Institute, itself founded in 1938. Whereas the Iinstitute teaches English the University trains teachers of English. HRH Prince Edward, Earl of Wessex is its Patron. The University already has an extensive library of English...

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Adventure Guide to the Aysen Region of Northern Patagonia

Published February 20th, 2017 in news

Patagonia. A word that evokes images of stark granite peaks, ferocious winds, the vast desolate steppe, and the unrelenting rains that pummel the so-called end-of the-earth. These are the typical elements used to describe the most commonly visited Patagonian destinations, like Torres del Paine or El Chaltén. But Patagonia is a region...

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Most Innovative Companies by Sector

Published February 17th, 2017 in news

"This year marks the 10th edition of the Fast Company World's Most Innovative Companies ranking. Our reporting team sifts through thousands of enterprises each year, searching for those that tap both heartstrings and purse strings and use the engine of commerce to make a difference in the world. Impact is among our key...

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Brexit and Chileans in the UK

Published February 14th, 2017 in news

CAROLE CONCHA BELL Cambridge, UK On June 23, 2016, the British public awoke to the explosive results of the EU referendum. Britain had voted to leave the EU by a very narrow margin, 51.9% and 48.1% respectively. While Wales, Scotland, Northern Ireland and southern cities such as Cambridge, Bristol and London voted to...

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Chile’s Deadly Fire Season Foreshadows a Hot, Dry and Dangerous Future

Published February 9th, 2017 in news

Record-setting temperatures and lack of rain helped to fuel a devastating year of wildfires in Chile — and researchers say more is on the way due to climate change and poor land-use management. After months of record high temperatures and prolonged drought, cool air and rain have returned to central Chile, marking the likely end of a...

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Win tickets to Guided Tour of Chilean Flora in Kew Gardens: Calling Araucaria Tree Ethusiasts

Any garden or landscape with this statuesque  tree becomes Art ... or closer to Art. Although native to Chile (and found in other parts of the southern hemisphere), Araucarias have been lovingly cultivated all over the world, including in the UK. The ACS has been gathering location information for those Araucaria enthusiasts who wish...

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Chilean Film Festival

From Friday, 24th February 2017 to Wednesday, 15th March 2017 at 5:00 PM
The 6th Floor (LSESU Weston Cafe) at Saw Swee Hock Student Centre

Like Chilean Cinema? Then, the Chilean Poh Film Festival is for you. Courtesy of the LSE Chilean Society and the Anglo Chilean Society. Don't know much about Chilean Cinema? Then, come and you will...

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Annual General Meeting for Year 2016

Tuesday, 7th March 2017 at 6:45 PM
37-41 Old Queen Street, London, SW1H 9JA

Members are hereby advised that the Annual General Meeting of the Anglo Chilean Society for the year 2016 will take place at 37-41 Old Queen Street, London, SW1H 9JA on Tuesday 7th March...

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Networking and Make New Friends Event at ALBERT’S Private Members Club

Wednesday, 1st March 2017 at 7:00 PM
Albert’s, 92B Old Brompton Road, Kensington, London SW7 3LQ

We are delighted to offer an event for members of the BritishSpanish Society at the exclusive Albert’s Private Members Club on Wednesday 1st March from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. Come and meet new...

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