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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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Chile Forest Fires: Troops Join Fight Against Worst Fires in Decades

Published January 23rd, 2017 in news

Some 1,200 troops and 500 firefighters have joined the effort to control Chile's worst forest fires in decades. A state of emergency has been declared in a vast area south of the capital, Santiago. The blazes began over a week ago and spread quickly in the dry and particularly hot summer that many South American countries are...

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Fantastic Concert by Danor Quinteros

Published January 23rd, 2017 in news

On Wednesday, 18th January 2017 at King’s College Chapel, The Anglo Chilean Society held a concert in memory of Michael Roberts, "Danor Quinteros In Concert" Michael Roberts was a Life Member of the Society and, for over ten years, its Secretary. In 2013 he was awarded the Bernardo O'Higgins medal. Danor is a graduate of the...

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United Kingdom – Chile Statement on Antarctic Cooperation 2017 to 2020

Published January 19th, 2017 in news

The United Kingdom and Chile have agreed to cooperate on shared Antarctic objectives between 2017 and 2020. Through their respective delegations to the Antarctic Treaty Consultative Meeting (ATCM), the Commission for the Conservation of Antarctic Marine Living Resources (CCAMLR) and their respective National Antarctic Programmes, the UK...

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PICTURED: Chilean dreams of rescuing box camera photography

Published January 18th, 2017 in news

In this Sept. 2, 2016 photo, photographer Luis Maldonado prepares his old wooden box camera at a fair in Santiago, Chile. Maldonado is the last remaining photographer in the main square of the Chilean capital still using a wooden box camera. (AP Photo/Esteban Felix) SANTIAGO, Chile (AP) — Luis Maldonado is the last remaining...

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Spectacular! Take a Stunning Aerial Tour of ESO’s Big Telescopes in Chile (Video)

Published January 18th, 2017 in news

A new video from the European Southern Observatory (ESO) gives breathtaking aerial perspectives of its many observatories, which are spread across the Chilean mountain peaks. The first stop in the new video is the Paranal Observatory. Located 7.5 miles (12 kilometers) inland from the Chilean coast, the observatory's various telescopes...

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How we Started: The Story of The Anglo Chilean Society

Published January 13th, 2017 in news

By Arthur F. Loveday, OBE. Hon. General Secretary IT has been said. that the formation of an Anglo-Chilean SOciety was long overdue, especially in view of the intimate historical, commercial and cultural connections between, the two countries of more than a century. Let me note a few examples of these bonds which have existed for so...

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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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Upcoming events

Neruda Film

Tuesday, 21st February 2017 at 3:30 PM
Soho House

The Alan Macdonald Endowment Fund of Anglo Chilean Society is supporting a private showing of the Neruda film that will be at 3.30pm on Tuesday, 21 February at the Soho House facility. Save the...

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Private viewing of Picasso, Miro and Calder at Mayoral

Wednesday, 8th February 2017 at 6:30 PM
Mayoral at 6 Duke Street, St. James', London SW1Y 6BN

Anglo-Chilean Society and the BritishSpanish Society Mutual Cooperation Agreement: Members may attend both Societies events at the corresponding member’s price. Dear Members and Friends, We...

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BritishSpanish Society Event. Fun, Friendship & Love: Valentines’ Night

Tuesday, 14th February 2017 at 7:00 PM
Bar&Co On Thames, Temple Pier, Victoria Embankment, WC2R 2PN, London

Anglo-Chilean Society and the BritishSpanish Society Mutual Cooperation Agreement: Members may attend both Societies events at the corresponding member’s price Dear Members and...

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