Can only Flemish people register and become a member of the VCL?
No, the VCL is open to anyone living in the Greater London Area, who has an interest in its mission or in Flemish culture. top
What is the typical profile of a VCL member?
VCL members are typically professionals living in London interested in socialising and befriending other professionals sharing an affinity with Flanders and Belgium.
The profile of VCL members varies widely: we count financial professionals, architects, students, nurses, doctors, research assistants amongst our members. From its early days, the VCL managed to group members from different age groups and different backgrounds. top
How many members does the VCL count?
Over the past few years, we have counted about 130 members on average.
Our general mailings reach in excess of 600 people in and around London. top
Do I need to be a member of the VCL in order to participate in the activities?
Most activities are open to members and non-members, although there are member-only activities. Membership gives a discount to all activities.
At £25 per year, it’s definitely worth the investment! To become a member click here . top
Does the VCL has a political character or is it linked with a political party?
We are a politically, religiously and morally neutral organisation.
The VCL welcomes everyone who has an interest in its mission or in Flemish culture, regardless of nationality or mother tongue. Neverthelless, some activities will be held in Dutch. top
What kind of activities are organised by VCL?
The activities organised by the VCL are highly diversified. They range from social get-togethers to economic, political, sportive and cultural activities.
Any suggestions as to activities you wish the VCL to organise can be submitted via email on the following address email@example.com. top
How to be informed about activities organised by the VCL?
Communication occurs via
- regular email updates listing our upcoming events and
- the VCL website.
In order to be included in our distribution list, please register here
How to be included in our distribution list?
Please refer to this page
How to become a member?
For information relating to membership of the VCL, please refer to this page
The annual membership fee is £25. top
When do I need to renew my membership?
Your membership fee remains valid for a year from the date of payment (e.g. when you become a member on 1st of July, you will only need to renew your membership on the 1st of July of the next year). top
Addition to VCL distribution list versus membership?
By adding you email address to our email distribution list, you will receive regular updates about our activities.
Membership, however, enables you also to:
- Benefit from reduced entrance fees to our activities
- Create and update your online profile
- Access to the members section of our website
- Access to other members’ profiles, with a possibility to make direct contact and network
- Posting messages on our forum
- Invitations to our events and email updates
- Receive news or messages linked to indicated fields of interest
I have forgotten my password?
In case you forgot your password, please go to the login page
and follow the link "Forgot your password?". top
How to post a message?
Visit our forum
. Please note that this is a members only section. top