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The British Hungarian Society

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This is the website of the original British Hungarian Society founded in 1990

It should not be confused with the recent company formed in 2023 similarly called The British Hungarian Society Limited

The British Hungarian Society was founded in 1990 at a time when Hungary was embracing democracy and a new freedom in contact with the West. It aims to bring together all, British and Hungarian alike, who are interested in Hungary and in further development of British-Hungarian relations. Hungary's accession to the EU in 2004 gave an impetus to the Society to strengthen the ties between our great countries.

This original Society has refrained from becoming a formal company and only utilises unpaid volunteers to administer the various events held.

Dr. Otto von Habsburg obituaries

Sir Gavyn Arthur obituaries


To apply for membership of the British-Hungarian Society, please download and print the application form by clicking on the link below. When complete, post the form to the Secretary at the address provided on the form.

Membership Application Form

To download the form, right-click on the above link and choose 'Save target as...'. To view this file you will need Adobe Acrobat Reader, if you do not have it you can get a free copy by clicking here. Adobe Acrobat Reader

If you have any questions, please contact us here


The Society aims to hold a number of meetings each year to discuss political, economic, scientific, educational and social issues. The Society normally holds its meetings in Central London locations on weekday evenings.

Below are listed the future meetings of the society. These meetings are open to both members and invited non-member guests. Non-members are requested to make a suitable donation.

To view the full details and to print an attendance form, please click on the 'Printer Format' link of the event(s) you are interested in.


Socienty newsletters are published here and emailed to all current members of the Society during the course of the subscription year.

Previous news letters were produced on:

May 2020
June 2019
September 2018
December 2017
December 2016
October 2016
May 2016
March 2016
November 2015
June 2015
September 2014
March 2014
September 2013
March 2013
September 2012
January 2012
March 2011
September 2010
February 2010

Forthcoming Events

Event notifications are sent out on the members' mailing list. If you wish to become a member and be included on the mailing list, please contact us here and we will be delighted to discuss joining the Society with you.

Unless otherwise stated by the Secretary, all events start at 7.00 pm and are held in central London.

Members and their Guests are welcome from 6.30pm onwards. Non-member Guests are requested to make a suitable donation for attendance.

Use the drop-down boxes and scroll bar above to see past events.

Contact Us

You can contact the The British-Hungarian Society by any of the following methods:

The Secretary
PO Box 130
Henley on Thames
Embassy of the Republic of Hungary


Hungarian Cutural Centre, London
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