Britsoc: The British Society of Amsterdam and the Netherlands. Serving the British Expat community since 1920.


Beths Book Blog 2017

Beth’s Blog Fredrik Backman, My grandmother sends her regards and apologises In his debut, Fredrik Read more

Beth’s Blog, September and late Summer 2016

The selection of books this summer has been terrific.  Unfortunately some of them are still Read more

Beth’s Book Blog | Summer Reading 2016

Summer Reading Take some time this summer to read the Young Adult books of Meg Read more



Food and drink

Restaurant Review – Borrl

By Carol Moore Whilst living in The Netherlands for the past 10 years, I have Read more

Burns’ Night 2017

Britsoc are having their annual celebratory tribute to the life, works and spirit of the Read more

The Great British Charity Ball December 10th – Entertainment

On the 10th December this year the most glamorous and glittering event of the Netherlands Read more

Britsoc Chairman

Chairman’s Corner

Chairmans Corner Bonfire Night went with a Bang this year and think most people agreed Read more

Chairmans Corner

Hi Everyone, The nights growing shorter signals in the start of the busiest period for Read more

Chairmans Corner

Hello Everyone, Welcome to our sizzling September edition of the Zine.  Now the heat is Read more

Cooking Coach

The Cooking Coach – Rabbit Stew with Prunes

The Cooking Coach Love Food, Live Healthy Mobile : 06 1424 0009 Email: Read more

The Cooking Coach – Pasta with Roast Butternut Squash and Spinach

The Cooking Coach  Love Food, Live Healthy  Mobile : 06 1424 0009 Email:  Read more

The Cooking Coach – Sausages in Onion and Tomato Sauce

Karen Vivers is originally from Scotland and has lived in Amsterdam since 1997. Following on Read more


Britsoc Photo Lesson #16 – Engagement shoots can be fun!

BritPhotShot of the Month
 Amsterdam is infinitely photogenic. That’s why it makes the perfect backdrop Read more

BritPhotShot of the Month | Summer 2016

Britsoc Photo Lesson #15 – People are great!   I make a living from photographing Read more

Britsoc Photo Lesson #14

Long exposures create wonderful effects By Benjamin Authur, Photographer BritPhotShot of the Month This classic view Read more

Nick's Nosh

Restaurant Review – Borrl

By Carol Moore Whilst living in The Netherlands for the past 10 years, I have Read more

Nick’s Nosh – Moon

Moon *** Overhoeksplein 3 1031 KS Amsterdam Tel: +31(0)20.237.6311 Online reservations possible I was Read more

Nick’s Nosh – Oceania

Oceania **** Daily open: 12.00 – 22.00 Scheldestraat 77, 1078 GH AMSTERDAM T: +31 (0) Read more





Father’s Day Family Charity Concert

The Tara Bodong Foundation presents: A family charity concert to celebrate Father’s Day Sunday 19 Read more

Texel Island Discs | Feb 2016

Top Ten Tunes for Texel    By Dee Bodle I never realised how extremely difficult it was Read more

Texel Island Discs | Nov 2015

Top Ten Tunes for Texel    By Leigh Ann Arthur Marooned on Texel and the songs Read more


International Community Advisory Panel – survey on International children & education

ICAP AMSTERDAM Building bridges for the international community ICAP Amsterdam is an initiative put together Read more

Interview with Kieran Earley

By Alison Smith   Interview with Kieran Earley, CEO & Principal of The British School Read more

The British School in The Netherlands – Britsoc Sponsors

The British School in the Netherlands – We’re Closer Than You Think Our mission at Read more