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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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Plymouth University Education Partnership with Craighouse School, Santiago

Published July 25th, 2016 in news

The Institute of Education in Plymouth University UK has been in partnership in teaching and learning with Craighouse School since 2010. It is our only partnership in South America and we see this strong relationship with Craighouse School continue to grow from strength to strength. Craighouse School was carefully selected through a...

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Voices Chilenas

Published July 22nd, 2016 in news

Tatu Music gratefully acknowledges the funding support received from the Alan MacDonald Endowment for the Voces Chilenas Festival. The Festival Voces Chilenas en Gran Bretaña 2016 took place at the Lyric Hammersmith on 10th and 11th June and featured Chilean musicians and poets who are based in the UK along with other renowned...

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In Chile, ‘Marraqueta’ Is The Daily Bread

Published July 22nd, 2016 in news

Invoking the expression "to be born with a marraqueta under his/her arm" in Chile is to speak of a child that has their future assured. It's a little more common than a silver spoon in one's mouth, and far more democratic, as the marraqueta, pan batido or pan francés — as it's called outside of the...

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Craighouse School Chile

Published July 18th, 2016 in news

It was a real pleasure to meet Maria Isabel Sanchez, Director of Communications for Craighouse School Chile, on 13th June at the Chilean Embassy in London. Craighouse School is a bilingual, co-educational school with Chilean and British traditions that was founded in 1959 by Mr Charles T. Darling and his wife, Joan...

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Off The Edge Of The World

Published July 17th, 2016 in news

Daniel Defoe’s novel about a ship-wrecked sailor has fascinated readers for centuries. Simon Willis got a taste of Robinson Crusoe’s life when he visited its island inspiration. When I emailed the airline, they told me it did not have a timetable. They hoped to fly on Tuesdays and Fridays but, as summer turned into...

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Two Centuries of Friendship

Published July 6th, 2016 in news

By JACQUES ARNOLD Special Advisor for Latin America, FIRST The visit to London of President Michelle Bachelet is the latest milestone in two centuries of close and friendly relations between Britain and Chile. Nearly two hundred years ago, Britons fought alongside Chileans in their war for independence from Spain. The radical...

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We are Building a Map with Araucaria’s Locations in UK. Send us your Photo.

The Anglo Chilean Society would like to build a map with the location of all the Araucarias in London. We invite you to send us your photo indicating the specific location to scuba_monica@yahoo.es with the subject "London's Araucarias" In the meantime we invite you to read a short history of how our tree came to the UK. Riddle of how...

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Mining Conference

Tuesday, 1st November 2016 at

The Mining Conference this year will be 1st November Further information will follow...

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Dieciocho Celebration

(Date to be confirmed)

Every year in September The Anglo-Chilean Society invites our members to celebrate Chilean Independence Day. Further information will follow...

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Society’s Annual Lecture – Shackleton’s Rescue by Piloto Pardo

(Date to be confirmed)

This year the Society's Annual Lecture will be in October. Further information will follow...

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Mercado Chileno is Back at Old Spitalfields

Tuesday, 13th September 2016 at 6:00 PM
Old Spitalfields Market

The Wines of Chile Annual Trade Tasting & our Consumer Event of the Year! MERCADO CHILENO - Old Spitalfields Market Wines of Chile is proud to confirm it will once again bring Chile to...

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Exclusive Private Tour, BADA Antiques and Fine Art Fair

(Date to be confirmed)

Anglo-Chilean Society and the BritishSpanish Society Mutual Cooperation Agreement. Members may attend both Societies events at the corresponding member’s price. March 2016 Address to be...

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