UPCOMING AND PAST EVENTS

Below you can see our upcoming and past events, find out more and RSVP. We strive to meet up every month for drinks and networking. We also organise and support several bigger charity and professional events throughout the year.

BCC 20th Anniversary Dinner Reception & Charity Ball

BCC 20th Anniversary Dinner Reception & Charity Ball

Dear BCC Members and Friends, We are pleased to launch the tickets for the Bulgarian City Club’s 20th Anniversary Dinner Reception & Charity Ball, which will take place on Thursday, 5th October 2017. To celebrate this significant milestone in the Club’s history, we are planning a memorable evening at the iconic Lansdowne Club in Berkley Square, Mayfair. This black-tie event will include:

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Meeting with President Plevneliev

Meeting with President Plevneliev

We have been hinting for a while now about a meeting with a surprise guest… We can now proudly reveal that we have arranged for the Members and friends of our Club to have a private meeting and a drink with the President of the Republic of Bulgaria, Mr Rossen Plevneliev. We will also be joined by some of tomorrow’s Members of our Club, the students from Cambridge University.

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Back to School

Back to School

The BCC Back to School party, 4 October at the May Fair Bar.

Those of you who have already registered for the upcoming Back to School party get special commendations for being best in class; the rest of you - no reason to panic, there is still a chance to join what promises to be the cool kids’ party of the season! All you need to do is click on the link at the bottom of this page and register for the last 10 coveted places left before we reach capacity. If you intend to come, please register now to avoid disappointment as the guest list will be automatically closed upon reaching the maximum 80 guests allowed. Tomorrow morning we will email you confirmations and offer any cancelled places on a "first come, first served" basis.

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BCC Annual General Meeting

BCC Annual General Meeting

We are holding our AGM on 10 July, from 18.30 at the Bulgarian Embassy. All full Members are kindly invited to attend and chart the Club’s future direction, as well as elect a General Committee for the coming year..

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Next Monthly Meeting on 2 May

Next Monthly Meeting on 2 May

In view of important dates next week, that are worth celebrating together with friends, we invite you to a special Monthly gathering on Thursday, 2 May.

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15th Anniversary Ball

15th Anniversary Ball

We invite you to share in our pride and friendship at a great party, which will rock the ground between Kensington and Konyovitsa, Maida Vale and Mladost, Pall Mall and Poduene!

A 15th anniversary is symbol of youth and Spring, therefore, fittingly, the BCC 15th anniversary ball will take place on 22 March, in the first hours of Spring, at the renowned & refined private members club Home House. In the traditional season for carnivals, bacchanalias and similar feasts for the flesh, the ball will feature Venetian masks, hidden identities, secret pleasures, intrigue, sensual rituals, and lots of surprises.

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October Monthly and Opening of 2nd London Festival of Bulgarian Culture

October Monthly and Opening of 2nd London Festival of Bulgarian Culture

25 October - BCC Members and Friends are invited to DSTRKT Club to the opening of the 2nd LFBC. By guest list and invitation only!

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6TH BULGARIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2012

6TH BULGARIAN FILM FESTIVAL 2012

16.06.2012 Running at Riverside Studios with exciting new feature films

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Monthly 31 May, 2012 at the Bassoon Bar

Monthly 31 May, 2012 at the Bassoon Bar

Please join us at the Bassoon Bar for an evening of live jazz and catch up with old and new friends

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Donations for Bulgarian Spring (Cheshma) and Cultural Event

Donations for Bulgarian Spring (Cheshma) and Cultural Event

Donations for Bulgarian Spring (Cheshma) and Cultural Event in Kensington Gardens, 26 May 2012 26.05.2012 Please see details on how to support this community initiative: http://bulgarianspring.org/index.php/donors

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The March Monthly

The March Monthly

The March Monthly will be held 29 March, 7 pm onwards, at 5th View Bar in Waterstones in Piccadilly 29.03.2012 Let's get together tomorrow night, 29th March, and enjoy the beautiful London spring together at the beloved BCC gathering venue 5th View Bar in Waterstones on Piccadilly Circus: http://www.5thview.co.uk/ 7 pm onwards!
January 2012 Monthly

January 2012 Monthly

Venue: The Attic Bar, 48th Floor, Pan Peninsula, Canary Wharf, London E14 9HN Tel. 020 8858 2909. Entry is through the Tomkins Bar on the ground floor. Date: Thu, 26 January 2012 Time: 7 pm onwards

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Christmas Party in Sofia 23 Dec 2011

Christmas Party in Sofia 23 Dec 2011

With so many of us heading back to the motherland to celebrate with family and friends, yours truly people's Committee thought it was only appropriate to put together one final party for 2011 in Sofia! Please join us on the 23rd of December, from 20.00 at Mascara club ( http://mascaraclub.com/) for a drink or a dance to the party, which will aim to cater to all tastes and last as long as there are people with their party shoes, left standing! We have extended this invitation to our sister club, the Harvard Club in Sofia, as well as the Wall Street Club and the clubs in Paris and Moscow. Also joining the party will be Zaedno v Chas, ReachOutBG and many other friends and collaborators, not to mention some of our Club's Founder Members and Friends, who are now based in Sofia. In short, chances of you running into an old friend, wherever in the world (s)he might have ended up, are at an all-time high!
Charity Christmas Party Invitation:

Charity Christmas Party Invitation:

Organised by Friends of Bulgaria, the Bulgarian City Club and Bulgarian Student Society

The event will take place at the Bulgarian Embassy, 186-188 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5HL Thursday 8 December 2011 from 7 pm to 11 pm

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Bulgarian Investment Opportunities Forum 2011

Bulgarian Investment Opportunities Forum 2011

Bulgarian Investment Opportunities Forum 2011 - LONDON, 6 December The Bulgarian Stock Exchange and InvestBulgaria Agency would like to invite you to an exclusive investor meeting on 6 December at the London Stock Exchange. By the end of 2011, the Bulgarian goverment will list its 33% ownership in each of the three energy distributors in the country: E.ON Bulgaria, EVN Bulgaria and CEZ Bulgaria on the Bulgarian Stock Exchange.

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Bulgarian Investment Forum in London

Bulgarian Investment Forum in London

InvestBulgaria Agency (IBA) and Entrea Capital are pleased to present you with the exclusive opportunity to participate in the first edition of the Bulgarian Investment Forum in London, to be held on 1st December 2011 at the London Hilton on Park Lane Hotel.

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November Monthly Drinks with the Ukrainian & Hungarian City Clubs

November Monthly Drinks with the Ukrainian & Hungarian City Clubs

Our end-of-month drinks will take place this time on 30th of November, 2011, Wednesday, under the auspices of City Clubs United, the network of brotherly City clubs from the more dynamic and exciting part of the continent!

This time we are fraternising with the Ukrainian and Hungarian City Clubs. The details are: 30th Novermber, 2011, from 6.30pm, at the spectacular Madison Bar & Café (Roof Terrace, inside), One New Change, London EC4M 9AB. You can see details on the venue from the link below: http://www.londontown.com/LondonInformation/Dining/Madison/5101e/ We look forward to seeing you there!
Zagorche Bulgarian children's dance esemble

Zagorche Bulgarian children's dance esemble

We are also invited to the prerformances of the massively cute Zagorche Bulgarian children's dance ensemble in London. The details are: Friday October 14th at 7pm and Saturday October 15th at 4pm and 7pm at the Bulgarian Embassy, 186-188 Queen's Gate, South Kensington SW7 5HL.

Performances are free (donations welcome) but to ensure your seat please book at londonbulgarianchoir.co.uk/zagorche, or contact Dessi Stefanova: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. 14.10.2011
Red September

Red September "Back to School" or Still on the Beach" Party

The now traditional Back to School Party will take place this Friday, 9 September, 2011, 8.30 pm onwards at the Champagne Bar of Beaufort House Chelsea, 354 Kings Road, Chelsea SW3 5UZ. Register as admittance is by guestlist only.

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August Monthly 25.08.2011

August Monthly 25.08.2011

The August Monthly will take place in Canary Wharf. The details are: Thursday, 25 August from 7pm, at Via Fossa, 2 The Port East Building, Hertsmere Road, Canary Wharf, London, E14 4QT, tel.: +44(0)2075158549
Summer Special Monthly Gathering: Julaia in Piccadilly

Summer Special Monthly Gathering: Julaia in Piccadilly

The event will take place on Friday, 1 July from 18.30, and due to the special character, we secured a special and beautiful venue: the bar on the 5th floor of the Waterstone’s bookstore on Piccadilly, 5th View Bar

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Ivo Varbanov classical concert, 9 June, 2011

Ivo Varbanov classical concert, 9 June, 2011

On the 9 June 2011 @ 7.30pm in ST-GILES-IN-THE-FIELDS there is Classical Concert with Ivo Varbanov and Fiammetta Tarli as soloists in the Mozart Double Piano concert K242 with the London Chamber Players conducted by Ivan Yanakov.

There would be also a wine tasting afterward of some of the wines from the tastings on the 3rd and 4th of June. So if you like classical music and wine, that would be a good occasion to come along and enjoy the evening. It is a comeback on stage for Ivo, after almost a two years break due to some serious health issues, so it will be a fairly emotional moment!
1st Grand Bulgarian Wine Tasting 3-4 of June, 2011

1st Grand Bulgarian Wine Tasting 3-4 of June, 2011

On the 3 June 2011 @ the Leather Exchange (12pm to 5pm) and on the 4 June 2011 @ the Park Lane Hotel (9.30am to 5pm) Ivo Varbanov Wines will be taking part in the 1st Grand Bulgarian Wine Tasting with over 60 wines to taste and 15 wineries participating. For the first time you will have the chance to taste some artisan wineries from Bulgaria and, it would definetely be an interesting experience.

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March Monthly Meeting at Counting House

March Monthly Meeting at Counting House

The March get together will take place at the old BCC classic, the Counting House, on 50 Cornhill, London EC3V 3PD from 18.30.
Chainsaw Trifon Celebration, 10 Feb, 2011

Chainsaw Trifon Celebration, 10 Feb, 2011

Join us for a en exclusive 4-course gourmet dinner at the Leather Exchange and wine tasting of the award-winning Ivo Varbanov wines. Only 40 places available, registration closes 4pm on 7 February, guest list only.

We wish to invite all our Members and Friends to a great body-and-soul-warming celebration of special Bulgarian holidays Trifon Zarezan! We will celebrate with a wine tasting over a 4-course gourmet dinner on Thursday, 10 February. A four-course gourmet dinner, washed down by the fine award-winning wines from our own in-house viticulturalist supremo, Ivo Varbanov! Ivo Varbanov wines have recently been lauded by no other than the Editor of UK’s Decanter Wine Magazine Steven Spurrier, who wrote “If I had these wines under my own name, I would be proud of them.”

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January Monthly

January Monthly

The January monthly will be held at the BCC favourite Bar 190 at the Gore Hotel, 190 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5EX tomorrow, 27 January, 2011, 7 pm onwards.

This month we are yielding to pressure from the West London lobbying group within the Club and drinks will be held at the BCC favourite Bar 190 at the Gore Hotel, 190 Queen’s Gate, London SW7 5EX tomorrow, 27 January, 2011, 7 pm onwards.

Absolutely no donner kebabs will be served. Come at your own risk.
CHARITY CHRISTMAS PARTY 2010

CHARITY CHRISTMAS PARTY 2010

Organised jointly by Friends of Bulgaria, the Bulgarian City Club and the Bulgarian Embassy in London Under the Patronage of: HE Ambassador Lyubomir Kyuchukov The Rt Hon Baroness Rawlings Prince Kyril Saxe-Coburg, President of the Bulgarian City Club John Brisby QC, Chairman of Friends of Bulgaria at the Bulgarian Embassy, 186-188 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5HL

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Cocktail Charity Party with Miro, Lili Ioncheva & Bobby Valchev

Cocktail Charity Party with Miro, Lili Ioncheva & Bobby Valchev

Organised by YouHelp BG in partnership with Karin Dom with the support of the Bulgarian City Club in London for the benefit of disabled orphan children in Bulgaria. 03.12.2010 Under the Patronage of Ivan Stancioff, Former Ambassador to the UK, presently Bulgarian Ambassador at Large and Foreign Affairs Advisor to the President of Bulgaria Special guest of the evening Miro, the award-winning Bulgarian singer and representative of Bulgaria at the 2010 Eurovision Song Contest Friday, 3 December 2010, from 7pm to 11pm at the Bulgarian Embassy, 186-188 Queen's Gate, London SW7 5HL

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Gangsters: The Discreet Charm of the Mob

Gangsters: The Discreet Charm of the Mob

REGISTRATION NOW CLOSED! We are glad to invite all BCC Members and Friends to a great fancy dress party on Saturday, 13 November, 2010, from 8 pm, titled "Gangsters: The Discreet Charm of the Mob". Participants are invited to dress for the event as various gangster types, depending on preferences. The choices you may wish to consider are many: stylish gangster from the 1920s - 30s golden era - The Great Gatsby, Al Capone, Bugsy Siegel are types that come to mind;

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September Monthly Meeting 30.09.2010

September Monthly Meeting 30.09.2010

This month's regular gathering will cater to the Club's Canary Wharf residents and will take place on Thursday, 30 September, from 7pm in Bar 38, Canary Wharf, Unit C, West India Quay, London, E14 4AX, Tel: 020 7515 8361 www.bar38.co.uk.

In case of good weather BCC schoolmates will be outdoors, while, if the atmospheric conditions are inclement, they will be consuming cold milk, boza and other recreational liquids with the teacher in the classroom inside. No need to pre-register for this event.
Back to School Party at the Beaufort House

Back to School Party at the Beaufort House

To kick off the new season with a bang, we threw a party in a great new venue: the Champagne Bar of the private club Beaufort House Chelsea. THE PHOTOS ARE NOW LIVE IN THE PHOTO/ VIDEO GALLERY ABOVE. 16.09.2010

"The Lost World of Old Europe"

Together with our comrades from the Oxford University Bulgarian Society, we would like to invite you to a fun day out at Oxford on Saturday, 12th June 2010. We are particularly excited to invite you to share with us the cultural phenomenon that the new collection of unique artefacts and treasures - "The Lost World of Old Europe" - presented at the oldest museum in Europe, the Ashmolean Museum of Oxford.

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Charity Ethno Ball on the River Thames

Charity Ethno Ball on the River Thames

In Aid of Educational Benevolent Causes and Organised by The Bulgarian City Club and the Ukrainian-British City Club, under the auspices of the City Clubs United

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City Clubs United Reception 23.04.2010

City Clubs United Reception 23.04.2010

City Clubs United welcomed members of the CCU member City Clubs at the First Anniversary Reception at the exclusive private members Eight Club. Bulgarian City Club fellow members joined members from the Polish, Lithuanian, Georgian and Ukrainian Clubs at this event. In witness to the growth of the CCU initiative this exclussive event was also joined, for the first time, by members of the Russian, Serbian and Romanian Clubs. The evening turned out to be a great success and provided an excellent networking opportunity for members of the BCC to meet at one place City professionals from all the above mentioned City Clubs, while enjoying a glass of bubbly in the stylish environment of this renowned club.
The 2010 BCC Annual General Meeting

The 2010 BCC Annual General Meeting

The 2010 Annual General Meeting took place on the 22 April 2010 at the exclusive private club The Firehouse. At the AGM the new BCC committee was elected; honorary members were selected, as a sign of recognition for their contribution to the Club and the
Monthly Gathering at the Art Exibition of Nadia

Monthly Gathering at the Art Exibition of Nadia

Our monthly gathering was on 25 March 2010 from 18.30 and coincided with a presentation of new exciting artwork by our Member Nadia Stoianova! Attended by the Club's President, Prince Kyril, the art exibition and the BCC monthly took place in Vinopolis.
Oxford Bulgarian Reception and Concert 02.03.2010

Oxford Bulgarian Reception and Concert 02.03.2010

The Oxford University Bulgarian Society and the Bulgarian City Club held a fabulous Garden Champagne and Strawberries Reception on Saturday, 23 May. The Spring Oxford sun was warm and bright, the surroundings were gorgeous and the champagne very bubbly indeed. It was the perfect occasion for friends to reunite and raise a glass for Bulgarian culture. Our gratitude goes to our friends from the Oxford University Bulgarian Society, who organised such a great event.

The evening provided another highlight for this Bulgarian day in Oxford: the concert of the London Bulgarian Choir. The hall at St John's College was packed, and the audience was thoroughly entertained. If you ever wondered what is common between Sigmund Freud and Bulgarian folklore, you should have been there. Suffice to say that, as it was revealed to the audience, the famous song "Dilmano Dilbero" conveys messages about a lot more than just planting peppers!
Club Members Meet PM Borisov

Club Members Meet PM Borisov

On Sunday, 7 February 2010, the Bulgarian Embassy hosted a meeting of the Bulgarian Prime Minister Boyko Borisov with the Bulgarian community in London. Many Bulgarian City Club Members attended the meeting and were able to talk to the Prime Minister and members of his delegation. They shared with him plans for various events and initiatives where the cooperation of the Bulgarian authorities will be helpful. These included business promotion and networking, cultural and other events, as well as initiatives to lobby for full working rights of Bulgarians in the UK.