Expats in Uganda

Your practical guide to settling and living in Uganda

Goethe-Zentrum Society(German). Movies, plays, music. e: cultural@goethe-zentrumkampala.org Green Drinks Green Drinkers mingle and share insights and provoke and exasperate and inspire and delight each other. Meet 1 time a month. Contact Lisa Ruetgers (lisaruetgers@gmail.com or Andrew Kent (a.l.kent07@gmail.com ); or checkout for the next Green drinkers’ event on Facebook. The Indian Association of Uganda 10 -12 Nakasero Lane, Kampala. e: inof@indianassociationuganda.org t: 0414340087 Indian Women’s Association e: iwauganda@yahoo.com InterNations On line facility to join and find expats from your home country. e: info@internations.org International Women’s Organisation Dedicated to offering charitable assistance to projects benefiting vulnerable and disadvantaged women and children in Uganda. Also fosters greater understanding of women of all nationalities. With meetings every first Thursday of the month 10am- 12noon. For more information see their facebook page. Kampala Amateur Dramatic Society.(KADS) Plays, musicals, poetry t: 041589844, m:0752246546 Kampala Hash House Harriers Run/walks-last about an hour with stops, and are followed by some beer drinking - both traditional and contemporary silliness. t: 0712-859-402, 0753670020. Kampala Singers At Kampala Music School, Tuesday evenings Plot 18 Kitante Close, t: 0414233215. e: admin@kampalamusicschool.com Ladies Night Kampala Theme: Female Kampaleans coming together to Interact and have fun. You can find them on Facebook. Time: One Friday of the month, 7pm. Lugogo Sports Complex Pop in and check to see what’s available. Mountain Club of Uganda Also kayaking and walking, meet monthly at Athena club, Kololo, e: info@mcu.ugwww.mcu.ug Nature Uganda Nature walks every month, meet at Makerere Faculty of Science parking 7am. Also nature study groups, outings, public talk 1st Thursday every month, Naguru. t: 0414540719 e: membership@natureuganda.org The Bengal Association e: aquva.das@utlonline.co.ug   Uganda Rowing Federation Based in Kampala and can be found via Facebook. Uganda Wine Appreciation Club Wine Festivals, Shows, Dinners, Tastings, lectures. Basically anything that’s happening in Uganda that has anything to do with WINE. Find out more on their Facebook page. Uganda Wildlife Society. Mawanda Road, Kamwokya t: 0414530891, w: www.uws.or.ug   Wakenya Pamoja Open to all Kenyans working, married, studying and staying in Uganda. It’s a forum and also presents an opportunity for networking and a link between Kenyans in Uganda and their embassy.   PLACES OF WORSHIP BUDDHIST TEMPLE Uganda Buddhist Temple Off-Entebbe Road, Garuga, Bulega. t: +256 (0)7750-19180. m: 776-159985. e: ugandabuddhistcentre@gmail.com Website: http://www.ugandabuddhistcenter.org
Cultural Centers showcase different traditions and cultures. They conduct cultural events for instance music galas.
Uganda National Cultural Center UNCC
commonly known as Uganda national theater 2, 4 & 6 Dewinton road, t: 0414 254567 w: www.ugandanationalculturalcentre.org e: culture@ugandanationalculturalcentre.org
KADS (Kampala Amateur Dramatic Society)
The Kampala Amateur Dramatics Society (KADS) puts on 3-4 shows each year, a mix of musicals, comedies, dramas and English Pantomimes. If you haven’t done amateur drama before: KADS is enormous fun and very social, participation in on a volunteer basis and we are happy when our audience enjoys the show! Check out their facebook page: www.facebook.com/KADSUg
Tilapia Cultural Center
Bringing live music, cinema, performance, art and fish to Kampala. Tilapia Cultural Centre is located in Bunga, Kampala, with a bar, restaurant, concert hall, cinema and comfy open-air terrace. Sign up to this group to receive weekly programme. Check out their website. www.tilapiakampala.com Ggaba Road, opposite Bunga Market, Bunga, t: 0785 17316
Ndere Centre
Ndere is derived from the noun ‘endere’, which means flute. The center promotes, sustains the positive sense of pride, confidence, self reliance and efficacy, of the Ugandan (African) person through musical instrument known to us and which is found in all world cultures. Plot 4505 Butukirwa e: info@ndere.com t: 0414597704 / 0312291936, w: www.ndere.com
AFRIART Gallery Ltd Bloc k 56/57 Kenneth Date Drive, Kamwokya t: 0414375 m: 0712 455555 w: www.afriatgallery.org Collin Sekajugo 62 Kenneth Dale Drive kamwokya, e: gallery@collinsekajugo.com w: www.collinsekajugo.com t: 0312106531/ 0794006726 Karibu Art Gallery Bukoto-kisasi Rd before kabira country club. Tel:0785085698/0782747762/0775333582 e: jjukoods@gmail.com Maridadi Crafts The Orchid, Plot 8, Kintu Road, Nakasero m: 0752750398 e: maridadicrafts@gmail.com w: www.maridadi.co.ug The Art Spot 1 Kafu Road, Nakasero t: 0414259571, 0414259572, w: www.fairwayhotet.co.ug e: info@fairwayhotel.com.ug Magima Art Gallery Entebbe Road after Lubowa, m: 0772 345085, 0774 528602. e: oburu@magima.org w: www.magima.org Nommo Gallery 4 Victoria Avenue, Nakasero, t: 0414234475 m: 0772502553, e: culture@africaonline.co.ug Ujuzi Art Studios Ltd (Paulo Akiiki), Kisaasi, Bukoto Road t: 0414532252, m: 0772542255, 0782372542. w: www.ujuziartstudio.com e: ujuziart@gmail.com Umoja Art Gallery 85 Kira Road, Kamwokya, m: 0752 878400 w: www.umojaartgalIery.com e: info@umojaartgallery.com ART STUDIOS Taga Frames 6 Kent Lane, t: 0414540032, w: www.tagaart.com e: taganuwagaba@gmail.com Ikara Art House t: 0772 470 881, e: arnoldbirungi@yahoo.com
DANCE Ballet & Modern Dance School 34C Kyadondo Road, Nakasero, t: 0414234691 m: 0752 809676 kbmds@one2netmail.com THEATRE Pride Theatre Matia Mulumba Road, Old Kampala – along from Okla Ethiopian Restaurant Theatre Labonita Colville Street, Opp Christ the King Church Uganda National Theatre Dewinton Road. t: 0414254567. e: culture@ugandanationalculturalcentre.org w: www.ugandanationalculturalcentre.org CINEMA Century Cinemax Acacia Mall Kisementi, 0757755204 Wandegeya and Naalya Cinemax, Ham Towers Makerere t: 0392080424 WhatsApp: 0772190292 Teens Cinema Village Mall, Bugolobi, t: 0750 669 034 e : teezcinema@gmail.com Metroplex Shopping Mall Naalya t: 0414-240-090, 0392-176-093 w: www.metroplexmall.com CONTEMPORARY BAND Sabar Zibwa Luzira, PortBell Road t: 0758685794, 0792125622 e: sabarzibula@gmail.com MUSEUMS The Uganda National Museum. 5 Kira Road TOURS AND CAMPING Kabira Country Club Old Kiira Rd, Bukoto t: 0414530472 Teens & Tots Safaris 8 Buganda Rd t: 0414691503 e: teensandtotssafaris@yahoo.com
Andhra Cultural Association e: venudott@yahoo.com Alliance Française Kampala Language, Culture, Library. Bukoto Street Makindye Country Club   Swimming, keep fit, etc. Music nights, flea market 3rd Sat of month. t: 041510290 Ballet and Modern Dance School 34c Kyadondo Road. t: 0414234691. M:0752809676. e: kbmdsone2netmail.com Bikers Association Monthly meeting for motorbikers, also social events, bbqs etc. e: ride@ugandabikers.org Bird Club Nakawa,e: ugandabirdsguides.org w: www.ugandabirdsguides.org British Residents Association PO Box 4213 Kampala. e: thebritsinuganda@gmail.com British Business Association of Uganda Ltd                                                                                                                                 A networking club that promotes British interests and provide solutions encountered doing business in Uganda, t: 0700 166407, e: kampala@gmx.co.uk Caledonian Society of Uganda, since 1907 All things Scottish: for socialising, culture, dancing and Ceilidhs, contact the Caledonian Society of Uganda. Socialising and informal dancing.Every Thursday from 7.30 at Dancing Cup restaurant on Luthuli Avenue in Bugolobi. e: caledoniauganda@gmail.com Capoeira Kampala Nsambya Sharing Youth Centre, t: 0755202975 / 0785170036, e: kurts.israel1201@gmail.com Mon & Thur 6-8pm. Available for group, individual kids and adult classes upon request. Goethe-Zentrum Society(German). Movies, plays, music. e: cultural@goethe-zentrumkampala.org Green Drinks Green Drinkers mingle and share insights and provoke and exasperate and inspire and delight each other. Meet 1 time a month. Contact Lisa Ruetgers (lisaruetgers@gmail.com or Andrew Kent (a.l.kent07@gmail.com ); or checkout for the next Green drinkers’ event on Facebook. The Indian Association of Uganda 10 -12 Nakasero Lane, Kampala. e: inof@indianassociationuganda.org t: 0414340087 Indian Women’s Association e: iwauganda@yahoo.com InterNations On line facility to join and find expats from your home country. e: info@internations.org International Women’s Organisation Dedicated to offering charitable assistance to projects benefiting vulnerable and disadvantaged women and children in Uganda. Also fosters greater understanding of women of all nationalities. With meetings every first Thursday of the month 10am- 12noon. For more information see their facebook page. Kampala Amateur Dramatic Society.(KADS) Plays, musicals, poetry t: 041589844, m:0752246546 Kampala Hash House Harriers Run/walks-last about an hour with stops, and are followed by some beer drinking - both traditional and contemporary silliness. t: 0712-859-402, 0753670020. Kampala Singers At Kampala Music School, Tuesday evenings Plot 18 Kitante Close, t: 0414233215. e: admin@kampalamusicschool.com Ladies Night Kampala Theme: Female Kampaleans coming together to Interact and have fun. You can find them on Facebook. Time: One Friday of the month, 7pm. Lugogo Sports Complex Pop in and check to see what’s available. Mountain Club of Uganda Also kayaking and walking, meet monthly at Athena club, Kololo, e: info@mcu.ug www.mcu.ug Nature Uganda Nature walks every month, meet at Makerere Faculty of Science parking 7am. Also nature study groups, outings, public talk 1st Thursday every month, Naguru. t: 0414540719 e: membership@natureuganda.org The Bengal Association e: aquva.das@utlonline.co.ug Uganda Rowing Federation Based in Kampala and can be found via Facebook. Uganda Wine Appreciation Club Wine Festivals, Shows, Dinners, Tastings, lectures. Basically anything that’s happening in Uganda that has anything to do with WINE. Find out more on their Facebook page. Uganda Wildlife Society. Mawanda Road, Kamwokya t: 0414530891, w: www.uws.or.ug Wakenya Pamoja Open to all Kenyans working, married, studying and staying in Uganda. It’s a forum and also presents an opportunity for networking and a link between Kenyans in Uganda and their embassy. PLACES OF WORSHIP BUDDHIST TEMPLE Uganda Buddhist Temple Off-Entebbe Road, Garuga, Bulega. t: +256 (0)7750-19180. m: 776-159985. e: ugandabuddhistcentre@gmail.com Website: http://www.ugandabuddhistcenter.org

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Andhra Cultural Association e: venudott@yahoo.com
Alliance Française Kampala Language, Culture, Library. Bukoto Street
Makindye Country Club t: 041510290 Swimming, keep fit, etc. Music nights, flea market 3rd Sat of month.
Ballet and Modern Dance School. 34c Kyadondo Road t: 0414234691. M:0752809676 e: kbmdsone2netmail.com
Bikers Association 34c Kyadondo Road t: 0414234691. M:0752809676 Monthly meeting for motorbikers, also social events, bbqs e: ride@ugandabikers.org
Bird Club Nakawa www.ugandabirdsguides.org e: ugandabirdsguides.org
British Residents Association PO Box 4213 Kampala. e: thebritsinuganda@gmail.com
British Business Association of Uganda Ltd   A networking club that promotes British interests and provide solutions encountered doing business in Uganda t: 0700 166407 e: kampala@gmx.co.uk
Caledonian Society of Uganda, since 1907 All things Scottish: for socialising, culture, dancing and Ceilidhs, contact the Caledonian Society of Uganda. Socialising and informal dancing.Every Thursday from 7.30 at Dancing Cup restaurant on Luthuli Avenue in Bugolobi. Dancing Cup restaurant on Luthuli Avenue in Bugolobi e: caledoniauganda@gmail.com
Capoeira Kampala Nsambya Sharing Youth Centre t: 0755202975 / 0785170036 e:kurts.israel1201@gmail.com