What we do

The aim of the Association of British Ex-Pats in Italy is to provide a physical and virtual forum for British citizens residing in Italy, as well as promoting British interests in the country.

We aim to provide our members with opportunities to socialise, share experiences and network with a range of individuals. We achieve this by promoting and organising initiatives for our group, whilst also remaining in contact with British administrative and cultural offices present in Italy.

Our long term aim is to be a central source of information for all fellow British ex-pats by building a network of British citizens throughout Italy. We also hope to be able to  establish regional groups across the country, so that British ex-pats have a local group near them, wherever they live in Italy

Upcoming Events & News

Members will receive additional event information in the monthly newsletter.

Film Discussion

The film discussion for September is The Death of Stalin. Contact the association if you wish to participate.

Wine Tasting Experience

September 25th. Join us for a unique wine tasting experience in Frascati. This is a joint event with the American Club of Rome. Read more.

Better than Therapy Book Club

The book for September is The White Tiger by Aravind Adiga. The event will take place on September 30th at 4pm using the web conferencing platform Zoom.

July 2021: Association founder receives OBE

Harry Shindler, who celebrated 100 years in July, has been awarded the Order of the British Empire. Read more


Wine tasting in Frascati: Saturday 25th September 2021

The wine-tasting event hosted by the Cantina Imperatori in Frascati was unquestionably a highlight of the year.  We met our fellow participants from the American Club of Rome on the elegant terrace of the Cantina, which commands spectacular views of Rome and lush vineyards on sunlit slopes. As explained in her brief history by Nina, …

Afternoon Tea

Piazza di Spagna is a widely visited tourist attraction that is featured in all guidebooks or internet sites on Rome. For many years it was simply a mass of bodies, tourists and locals, lounging on the steps, making it hard to appreciate the real dynamic of the piazza. A local decree from a couple of …


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Il membro associato fornirà i propri dati personali necessari e utili per l'esecuzione degli obblighi associativi e quelli derivanti da disposizioni normative. La Association of British Expats in Italy conformerà il trattamento dei dati personali alle prescrizioni della vigente normativa in materia di tutela della riservatezza, comprese quelle relative all'adeguamento alle misure di sicurezza (art. 7,13,23 - Dlgs 196/03 Codice della Privacy )

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The member provides personal data and information necessary to fulfil all obligations as requested the Association of British Expats in Italy will conform to the treatment of such personal data supplied in accordance to existing Italian Laws in the matter of Privacy, including those relative to the amendments adapted to security measurements (Art. 7,13,23 - Dlgs 196/03 Codice della Privacy )