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Welcome to Central London Meet Your Neighbours Meetup

Make new friends with Central London's newest activities and social club. We co-operate with friends in North London, North West London, East London and Greenwich & Lewisham Meet Your Neighbours Meetups. We aim to run a great programme of events for graduates, professionals and those who share similar interests and who want to enjoy and contribute to our activities. Like our parent club London IVC many of our members are in their 40s, 50s and 60s but we welcome people of all ages.

We prefer members to register with a photo and full name so that we can recognise you at events.

We all have a parent club London IVC which you are welcome to join. The Central London Meet your Neighbours Meetup group provides a small selection of our events for you to try for free. You get lots more activities if you join our paid membership club. Join here.

London IVC is a member run, not-for-profit, friendly club offering around 70 events a month. A great way to find new friends in London.

hy would you join IVC?

    About 400 members in London and 5000 IVC members in clubs across the UK.

    Stable membership core reflecting the club’s success making it easy to make and keep new friends. We have been around for 70 years.

    Members can organise their own events. We provide publicity, financial and public liability insurance cover to make this easy and safe at no extra cost. A good way to share an activity with friendly people – running events is great fun. Meet new people - a great way of making new friends.

    On the move? You can attend events at 47 friendly IVC clubs across the country.

    Trial membership is only £5 for three months and entitles you to see the full web site content ( organisers' contact information and some other details will not be visible to non-members) and attend any event. Subsequent annual membership is £25 a year. This pays for administration, insurance, book keeping etc.

    Being member-run and not-for-profit our event prices need only cover any third-party costs. You really will be a member of a club not just a potential revenue stream in some-one else's  business plan.

    Wide range of social events and cultural and sporting activities.

    New to London, or lived here all your life but want to try new activities? Let us introduce you to the greatest city in the world.

Who joins London IVC Activities & Social Club?

    IVC stands for Inter Varsity Club and was originally established almost 70 years ago by undergraduates who wished to continue in London during the vacation the social life they enjoyed at university during term-time. Today anyone who is a graduate or professional or shares similar interests will feel comfortable among their peers.

    Most new members are in their 40s, 50s and 60s seeking a wider social life or looking to try new activities, but we include people of all ages and we attract both singles and couples.

What you get as an IVC member.

Badminton, swimming, tennis and Keep fit to music every week. Pub and restaurants visits. Regular socials and parties. Full arts programme – theatre, cinema, exhibitions. Country walks around London and walking holidays around Britain. Cultural and sporting away days. Nature conservation and outings. Around London events – shows, history, exhibitions, architecture. Jazz, blues and popular music – clubs, concerts, open mics, parties and festivals. Sailing holidays. Wine tastings – themed events every month. Foreign language events and foreign holidays. Book club, games evenings, pub quizzes and lots more. Some events are shared with other IVCs around the country.

Want to know more?

Go to our web site at or come along to our free Meetup events to learn more.

Don't forget - the events on this Meetup group are only a tiny selection of the full IVC programme.

London IVC -70 years of bringing people together.

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