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

The Zine Magazine

Bumper Summer Edition of the British Society Magazine


English Language Premier League Commentary on Ziggo Sport

By Nick Nugent If you like me have a Ziggo box and have the package Read more

Lunch concert at Het Concertgebouw Amsterdam

by Carol Moore Imagine getting a weekly fix of culture through a wonderful mix of Read more

Gouda Cheese – the yellow motor?

By Sue Godsave The Dutch are big cheese eaters – eating cheese on bread for Read more

Beths Book Blog 2017

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

Restaurant Review – Borrl

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

Our Charity Ball sponsors

We have a tremendous haul of prizes for his years Charity Ball.  Our silent auction Read more

Burns’ Night 2017

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

Chairman’s Corner

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

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

90 years of Marilyn Monroe Exhibition

by Carol Moore Having just been to see the exhibition at the Nieuwe Kerk of 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

Beth’s Books

Beth’s Book Blog News of the World by Paulette Jiles This magnificent story of a Read more

The Cooking Coach – Rabbit Stew with Prunes

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

Nick’s Nosh – Oceania

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

Bonfire Night 2016

by Elliott Ford-Jones It was a wet start to this years’ annual BritSoc Bonfire night. Read more

Nick’s Nosh – Ron Gastrobar Oriental

Ron’s Gastrobar Oriental  *** Open 7 days per week 17:30 to 23:00 Kerkstraat 23 1017 Read more


Magazine Sponsors

The British School in The Netherlands

Located in the heart of the Netherlands, we are now one of the largest and most successful international schools in Europe.


The British School of Amsterdam

Small classes and personal attention. At the British School of Amsterdam we get to know each and every student. We provide an all-round education that develops the whole person and delivers academic success.


Amsterdam International Community School

The Amsterdam International Community School is a Dutch International Primary and Secondary School offering international education in English.

“To be a community where learning is at the heart of everything we do.”


The International School of Amsterdam

Setting the stage to excite and develop young minds

At the International School of Amsterdam (ISA), we believe that great facilities can set the stage for great learning. ISA is housed in a space specially designed for international education. And inspiration.



Kingsalmarkt World Famous Foodstore

We are known for our wide range of products from countries all over the world. ‘Taste life’ is what we call that. Visit us for your favourite American cornflakes, brownies and soups, British jams and honey, Mexican tortillas, Spanish tapas and ham, Italian coffee and pasta and French cheese. Of course, you can pick up the rest of your groceries too.


British Language Training Centre

Welcome to the British Language Training Centre located in the heart of Amsterdam

Your centre of choice for English and Dutch courses as well as Cambridge Examinations, Business English, International Legal English, International Financial English and Teaching English (TEFL) qualification courses.