Groups and clubs in South Africa

Groups and clubs in South Africa

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From expat and international clubs to business organizations and addiction support, here's our extensive guide to the many groups and clubs in South Africa.

ADDICTION SUPPORT

Alcoholics Anonymous
Website: http://www.aasouthafrica.org.za
AA is a fellowship of men and women who share their experience, strength and hope with each other to solve their common problem and help others to recover from alcoholism. Their primary purpose is to stay sober and to help other alcoholics to achieve sobriety. For a listing of meetings in your area click here http://www.aasouthafrica.org.za/Meetings.aspx

Al-Anon

Tel: 0861 25 26 66
Email: help@alanon.org.za
Website: http://www.alanon.org.za/
Al-Anon Family Groups offer understanding, help and support to the families and friends of problem drinkers.

BUSINESS/SOCIAL

Cape Town Toastmasters Club

Tel: 082 658 7020
Email: info@cttoastmasters.org.za
Toastmasters is an international club that helps members practice and improve public speaking skills.

UK Trade & Investment in South Africa

Tel: 0027 (0) 11 537 7203
Fax: 0027 (0) 11 537 7256
Email: satrade@fco.gov.uk

EXPAT/INTERNATIONAL

Alliance Francaise
Address: 155, Loop Street - CBD
Tel: (021) 423 56 99
Email:  info.cpt@alliance.org.za
Website: http://www.alliance.org.za/
As a Non-Profit-Organisation, the Alliance Française network is autonomous with cultural institutions dedicated to the promotion of French language and culture. The Alliance often runs cultural events and language classes.

British Council South Africa
Tel:  0860 01 22 33 or +27 (0) 11 718 4300
Website:www.britishcouncil.org/southafrica  
The British Council is the United Kingdom’s international organisation for educational and cultural relations.

Danish Club of Capetown
http://www.danishclub.co.za/main.php?page=0
A social group that meets monthly for cultural events.

Dutch Club of Capetown
http://www.nck.co.za/

Hellenic Club of Capetown and Environs
Address: Hellenic Community Centre, 24 Bay Road
Website: http://www.hcct.co.za/

Irish-South African Association
Address: Irish South African Association
PostNet Suite 111
Private Bag 12
TOKAI, 7966
Cape Town, South Africa
Tel: 021 7130154
Email: members@ireland.co.za
http://www.ireland.co.za/
The Irish South African Association exists to facilitate social contact between Irish people, people of Irish descent and anyone who has any interest whatsoever in the Irish & in Ireland. All are welcome to join the Association & to attend our many functions held throughout the year.

Italian club
Tel: 021 511 5757
Email: italianclubcapetown@telkomsa.net
Website: http://www.icct.co.za/
The Italian Club celebrates Italian Culture, Italian food and being Italian with cultural events held annually.

Norwegian Club
Tel: 021 424 52 44
Email: info@norskeforeningen.co.za
Website http://www.norskeforeningen.co.za/

Portuguese Association
Tel: 021 511 3954
Email: admin@portuguesecape.co.za
Website: http://www.portuguesecape.org.za/

Swiss Social and Sports Club
Tel: 021 557 3034
Email: swissclubjhb@whoswho.co.za  
Website:http://www.swissclub.co.za/

International Women's Club, Cape Town
Tel: 021 976 2493  
Email: info@IWCCapeTown.co.za
With over 500 members, the IWC seeks to promote friendship among women of all nations and support charitable endeavours.    

American Society of South Africa
Address: PO Box 68422
Bryanston, 2021
Email: AmericanSocietyofSA@gmail.com
http://www.americansocietyofsa.co.za/
The American Society of South Africa is an organization offering the opportunity to network and socialize with the American Community in South Africa. They plan monthly events on weekends.

CHARITABLE

Rotary Club of Claremont
Tel: 021 685 6551
Email: claremont@rotary9350.co.za

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2 Comments To This Article

  • Matt posted:

    on 2nd March 2014, 13:01:24 - Reply

    Are there any clubs for Brits in South Africa/JHB? I'm 33 years old, fully British but stuck in SA by virtue of having a wife who won't live in Europe (and besides, how could we go back, the UK is hostile for Christians these days). I don't know anyone from back home, I don't have anyone left in the UK either and I really miss the place. The daily life in JHB, the viciously selfish and aggressive locals get me down and there's just nothing good left about SA - it used to be the food, the weather, the people, a good cost of living... but all the good stuff is gone and we're left with a stinking communist 3rd world country.
  • Dennis Purvis posted:

    on 7th May 2012, 19:17:50 - Reply

    Ex Pat British Pensioners everywhere were truly saddened at the collapse of the South African Association of British Pensioners, which had been involved for so long in fighting the injustice of frozen UK pensions. The purpose of this e-mail is to invite anyone interested in continuing to fight for Justice and Parity for ALL ex-pat British pensioners, to get in touch with our pro-active group. You can e-mail for details of how you can become involved by contacting .The-POP-Group@Yahoogroups.com or FirstMagpied47@yahoo.com. Keep the faith