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Organisations

Ukrainian (and British-Ukrainian) associations and other community bodies in the United Kingdom, including ones which no longer exist. Names of organisations with the ending ‘in Great Britain’ are, with a small number of exceptions, listed without this ending to avoid repetition. See also the article on Organised community life.

Diplomatic agencies
General community associations
Churches and religious organisations
Youth organisations
Ex-servicemen's associations
Student and graduate societies
Special interest associations
Information, lobbying and campaigning
Cultural and educational bodies
Assistance and support bodies
Associations of Ukrainians from specific regions
British-Ukrainian organisations
Coordinating committees

Diplomatic agencies

Diplomatic mission of the Ukrainian People’s Republic (1919 – 1921)

Diplomatic mission of the Western Ukrainian People’s Republic (1920 – 1923)

Embassy of Ukraine in the United Kingdom (1992 – present)

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General community associations

Ukrainian Social Club [in Manchester] (1929 – 195?)

Ukrainian Canadian Servicemen’s Association (1943 – 1946)

Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain [AUGB] (1946 – present);
initially Association of Ukrainian Soldiers in the Polish Armed Forces / Self-Reliance Association of Ukrainians in Great Britain (1945 – 1946)

Association of Ukrainian Women in Great Britain [OUZ] (1948 – present)

Federation of Ukrainians in Great Britain [FUGB] (1949 – present);
initially Ukrainian Bureau (1949 – 1950)

Olena Teliha Women’s Society (1951 – ?);
initially Women’s section of the FUGB (1951 – 1967)

Ukrainian Society in Great Britain (1957 – 200?);
initially Society of Supporters of the Ukrainian National Council (1957 – 1974)

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Churches and religious organisations

Ukrainian Catholic Church (1947 – present)

Ukrainian Autocephalous Orthodox Church (1947 – present)

Ukrainian Evangelical Baptist Fellowship (1948 – ?)

Ukrainian Autocephalic Orthodox Church (Conciliar) (1950 – 1987);
initially Ukrainian Orthodox Church (1950 – 1965?)

Ukrainian Christian Movement (1956 – 198?)

Native Ukrainian National Faith congregation (1972 – ?)

Ukrainian Religious Society of Saint Sophia (1977 – present)

Ukrainian Catholic Patriarchate Lay Association (1980 – 2005)

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Youth organisations

Ukrainian Youth Association (1948 – present)

Plast Ukrainian Scouting Organisation (1948 – present);
initially KVOM scouting club (1948 – 1975); Plast Ukrainian Youth Organisation (1975 – ?)

Ukrainian Democratic Youth Organisation (1951 – 195?)

Federation of Young British Ukrainians (196? – 198?);
initially Ukrainian Youth Organisation of the FUGB (196? – 197?)

Ukrainian Orthodox Youth League (1973 – 1993?)

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Ex-servicemen’s associations

Association of Ukrainian War Veterans (1949 – 197?)

Association of Ukrainian Former Combatants (1949 – 201?)

Ukrainian National Guard (1950 – 1953)

League of Ukrainian Resistance Fighters (1951 – 200?)

Symon Petliura Legion (1953 – 1999)

Symon Petliura Front (1953 – 1975)

Ukrainian Officers’ Club (1957 – 1969?)

Union of Ukrainian Veterans (1959? – 1981?)

Ukrainian Cossack Brotherhood (1972? – 1976?)

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Student and graduate societies

Ukrainian Students Union (1947 – 1992?);
initially Association of Ukrainian Students (1947 – 1977)

Obnova Ukrainian Catholic Graduates’ Society (1948 – 197?);
initially Obnova Society of Ukrainian Catholic Students (1948 – 195?)

Zarevo Ukrainian Student Association (1949 – 195?)

Ukrainian Graduate Society in London (1978 – 1998)

Ukrainian Students’ Association in London (2004 – 200?)

Ukrainian societies at British Universities: Cambridge (society founded in 2000), Oxford (2005), London School of Economics and Political Science (2006), University College London, King’s College London, Queen Mary University of London, and others

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Special interest associations

Society of Ukrainian Writers and Journalists (1948 – 196?)

Transport and General Workers’ Union, Ukrainian Section (1951 – 19??)

Society of Ukrainian Engineers (1951 – 195?)

Nova Fortuna Co-Operative Society (1955 – 201?);
initially Patria Co-Operative Society (1955-1957)

Association of Ukrainian Teachers (1955 – present);
initially Association of Ukrainian Teachers and Educators (1955 – 2012)

Union of Ukrainian Traders and Businessmen (1955 – 196?)

Society of Ukrainian Litterateurs (1974 – 199?)

Ukrainian Graduates and Professionals Association (1987 – 199?)

Ukrainian Medical Association in Great Britain (198? – 199?)

Association of Ukrainian Lawyers (1992? – 199?)

Ukrainian Medical Association of the United Kingdom (2011 – present)

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Information, lobbying and campaigning

Samopomich society (1912 – 192?)

Ukrainian Bureau (1931 – 1940)

Ukrainian National Information Service (1939 – 1941)

Ukrainian Information Service (1946)

London Office of the Ukrainian National Council Executive Committee (1948 – 1992)

Ukrainian Information Service (1949 – present)

Ukrainian Publishers Limited (1949 – 1993)

Democratic Organization of Ukrainians Formerly Persecuted by the Soviet Regime (1951 – 198?)

Polish-Ukrainian Society in London (1966 – 198?)

Society for Soviet Nationality Studies (1985 – 1992)

Ukrainian Peace Committee (1986 – 1992)

Ukrainian Press Agency (1987 – 1992)

Ukrainian Helsinki Union (British Section) (1987 – 1992)

London Euromaidan (2013 – present)

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Cultural and educational bodies

Shevchenko Library and Archive (1947 – present);
initially AUGB Head Office Library (1947 – 1963), Taras Shevchenko Library and Museum (1963 – 2001)

Stepan Bandera Museum of the Ukrainian Liberation Struggle (1962 – present)

Alla Horska Museum (1964 – present);
initially OUZ Museum of Ukrainian Folk Arts (1964 – 1971)

Olena Teliha [Women’s Society] Museum (197? – ?)

Ukrainian Institute London (1979 – present);
initially London College of the St Clement Ukrainian Catholic University (1979 – 2004)

Markian Shashkevych Centre in Halifax (1987 – 201?)

European Ukrainian Cultural and Educational Foundation (1990 – 1992)

Ukrainian Events in London (2014 – present)

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Assistance and support bodies

Ukrainian Relief Committee (1945 – 1948)

Central Ukrainian Relief Bureau (1945 – 1948)

Relief Board for Ukrainian Students (1948 – 2003)

Chernobyl Relief Foundation in the UK (1995 – present)

Ukraine Charity (2007 – present)

Ukrainian Migrants Network (2007 – present)

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Associations of Ukrainians from specific regions

Bukovyna Cultural Association (1967 – 19??)

Peremyshl Association (1969 – 197?)

Hutsul Region Association (1969 – 200?)

Volyn Association (1985 – 200?)

Ivan Franko Boiko Region Association (1987 – 200?)

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British-Ukrainian organisations

Ukraine Committee (1913 – 1915)

Anglo-Ukrainian Committee (1931 – 1934)

Anglo-Ukrainian Committee (1935 – 1938)

Anglo-Ukrainian Society (1953 – 1984?)

Mazepa Society (1967 – 1985)

British Association of Ukrainian Studies (1991 – 1993?)

British-Ukrainian Law Association (1993 – present)

Ukrainian-British City Club (2005 – present)

British Ukrainian Society (2007 – present)

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Coordinating committees

Committees comprising representatives of various individual organisations, established to coordinate activities in a particular sphere, which were active for at least two years.

Ukrainian Coordinating Committee (1950? – 195?)

Ukrainian Committee in Great Britain (1956 – 196?)

Shevchenko Centenary Committee (1960 – 1964)

Ukrainian Ex-servicemen’s Council (1963 – 1979?)

Central Committee for a Ukrainian Catholic Patriarchate (1971 – 1980);
initially Committee for a Ukrainian Catholic Patriarchate (1971 – 1975)

Committee for the Defence of Ukrainian Political Prisoners in the USSR (1974 – 19??)

Inter-organisational Committee on Complementary Education (1977 – 1980)

Ukrainian Millennium Committee (1984 – 2002)