Estonian Organisations in the UK

Estonians in the UK

An estimated 15 000-20 000 Estonian citizens live in the UK, about 3 000-5 000 of them in London. The most active communities are in London, Bradford and Leicester. There are a total of 19 Estonian societies in the UK, the oldest being the London Estonian Society established in 1921. There is an Estonian School, Estonian Guild, Estonian Houses in London, Bradford and Leicester and the Association of Estonians in Great Britain. Once a month the newspaper “Eesti Hääl” is published.

It is possible to study Estonian as an elective through the School of Slavonic and Eastern European Studies (SSES) at University College London. With the support and help of the Estonian Embassy, the Estonian School in London started up in 2009, which offers supplementary Estonian-language education to children.

Aberdeen University Estonian Society

Kätlin Halop – President

Association of Estonians in Great Britain

Toomas Ojasoo – Chairman


The British-Estonian Chamber of Commerce (BECC) has been operating in Estonia since 1996. Its United Kingdom branch was opened in December 2015. The purpose of BECC UK is to offer a communication network and cooperation platform for Estonian and British enterprises. Regular events mainly take place in London and are open to everyone interested. BECC UK’s representative in London is Michael Saxton. More information about BECC UK is available here:

Bradford Eesti Kodu Club

Chairperson – Reet Järvik
8 Clifton Villas
Bradford BD8 7BY
Tel: 01274 544221

Cambridge University Estonian Society (CUEST)

Kristjan Sutt – President

Edinburgh Estonian Society

Kristjan Erik Liive – President
Phone: +372 53448708

Eesti Hääl – Estonian Voice (newspaper)

Reet Järvik – Editor
Toomas Ojasoo –Administrator

Enterprise Estonia representative in London

Mr. Heiki Pant
44 Queen’s Gate Terrace
London, UK
Mob:+ 44 (0) 750 865 8091

Estonian Evangelical Lutheran Church in the UK

Pastor Lagle Heinla
Tel: 07961319434


Estonian Guild in London

Estonian House in Leicester

Eva Piirimägi – Chairman
366 Fosse RD North
Leicester LE3 5RS
Tel: 0116 251 6727

Estonian House in London

18 Chepstow Villas
London, W11 2RB

Estonian School in London

Sille Aule, Kati Vall,  Elina Männi – members of the board

Estonian School in North England

Estonian Choir in London

Estonian Society in London

Tiia Avastu – Chairman ​

Estonians in Scotland

I.E.S Tulevik

Karin Blakeley – Chairman
8 Clifton Villas
Bradford BD8 7BY

University of Manchester Baltic Society
Robert Derevski – President

York Estonian Society