Tibet Events in the UK

2018

9 May: Roundtable Discussion on  Access to Tibet; London, UK Parliament

2017
Wednesday 22 February: Talk on Rewalsar; York
Saturday 25 February: Losar Fundraiser; London
Monday 27 February: Losar (Tibetan New Year)
Tuesday 28 February: Losar celebration; York
Monday 6 March: Film – A Cave in the Snow; York
Tuesday 7 March: Tibet Flag-raising ceremony; Northampton
Tuesday 7 March: Lobby of Parliament; London & UK-wide
Friday 10 March: Anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising
Friday 10 March: Tibet Freedom March & Rally; London
Friday 10 March: Tibet Uprising Commemoration; London
Friday 10 March: Tibetan Uprising Rave; London
Sunday 26 March: Raising the Flag & Fun Run; Milton Keynes


Wednesday 9 May: Roundtable discussion on access to Tibet; London, UK Parliament


Wednesday 22 February: Talk on Rewalsar; York
Return from Rewalsar
, a talk by Tibet Support Group York organisers Dee and Rowena, on their recent visit to Rewalsar and an update on the community project supported by the group. Located in Himachal Pradesh in northern India, Rewalsar is home to many exiled Tibetans and is a sacred place for Tibetan Buddhism.
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York YO1 9RL. Map
Contact: tsgyork@gmail.com
Website: www.tibetsupportgroupyork.org


Saturday 25 February: Losar Fundraiser; London
Tibet Society will host a Losar Fundraiser for supporters and members of the Tibetan Community. An auction of Tibetan goods will be held. Proceeds from the auction and from the door will go to Tibet Society.
Admission: £5
Tickets available in advance online via Eventbrite
Time 6.00pm – 11.30pm
Venue: Prince of Wales, 2 Cleveland Terrace, London W2 6LH. Map
Nearest station: Paddington
Contact: 020 7923 0021 or info@tibetsociety.com
Event on facebook


Monday 27 February: Losar (Tibetan New Year)
According to the Tibetan calendar the new year will be 2144. It will also be the year of the Fire Bird.


Tuesday 28 February: Losar celebration; York
Tibet Support Group York’s celebration of Losar. An opportunity to enjoy a delicious meal in very good company at The Yak & Yeti (Gurkha) restaraunt.
Venue: The Yak & Yeti, 63a Goodramgate, York YO1 7LS
Contact: tsgyork@gmail.com
Website: www.tibetsupportgroupyork.org


Monday 6 March: Film – A Cave in the Snow; York 
As part of International Women’s Week, Tibet Support Group York will be screening the film A Cave in the Snow. The film is the remarkable story of Western Tibetan Buddhist nun Tenzin Palmo and her quest for enlightenment.
Admission: by donation – suggested £5, £3 concs.
Time: 7.30pm 
Venue: Friends Meeting House, Friargate, York YO1 9RL. Map
Contact: tsgyork@gmail.com
Website: www.tibetsupportgroupyork.org


Tuesday 7 March: Tibet Flag-raising ceremony; Northampton
The 18th annual flag-raising ceremony in Northampton. A ceremony will be held at the Guildhall, with special guests Chonpel Tsering, the Dalai Lama’s Representative to the UK, and Mayor and Mayoress of Northampton Cllr Christopher and Lynne Malpass. All welcome.
Admission: Free
Time: 12 noon
Venue: Great Hall, Guildhall, Saint Giles Square, Northampton NN1 1DE. Map
Contact: Caroline on 01604 891487, 07979 235 894 or cscatts43@yahoo.co.uk


Tuesday 7 March: Lobby of Parliament; London & UK-wide
Tibet Lobby Day is a key opportunity for supporters to call on their MPs to take action for Tibet. You can join the lobby at Westminster or lobby your MP in your own constituency. This year, the Lobby’s key asks call on the UK government to meet with the Dalai Lama and the Sikyong and for the UK government to take action on Larung Gar.
Westminster Lobby – time: 2pm – 4pm
Venue: Houses of Parliament, Westminster, London
Nearest tube: Westminster
Sign up by emailing: ellen@studentsforafreetibet.org or john@freetibet.org
Click here for further details & material downloads (via Free Tibet)
Organised jointly by Tibet Society, Free Tibet, Students for a Free Tibet UK and Tibetan Community UK


Friday 10 March: Anniversary of Tibetan National Uprising
On 10 March 1959, Tibetans rose up against China’s occupying forces. Thousands were killed and the aftermath led to the Dalai Lama and hundreds of thousands of Tibetans fleeing into exile. Each year Tibetans and Tibet supporters commemorate the anniversary by remembering those who have died during China’s occupation and to call for freedom and human rights in Tibet.


Friday 10 March: Tibet Freedom March & Rally; London
To mark the 58th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising a march and rally will be held in central London. Join Tibetans and Tibet supporters calling for an end to China’s brutal occupation and for Tibetans’ human rights to be respected.
Time: Gather from 2pm. March sets off at 3pm.
Venue: Starts opposite Downing Street, on Richmond Terrace, Whitehall. Finishes with rally outside Chinese Embassy on Portland Place, at approx. 4.30pm.
Nearest tubes: Westminster, St James Park, Charing Cross
Organised jointly by Tibet Society, Free Tibet, Students for a Free Tibet UK and Tibetan Community UK


Friday 10 March: Tibet Uprising Commemoration; London
An evening event to commemorate the Tibetan National Uprising anniversary. The evening will be comprised of talks, film, music and interactive events, aimed at enlightenment and engagement on Tibetan culture, history and campaign actions. Refreshments will be available.
Time: Doors open 5.30pm. Until 9pm
Venue: Mahatma Gandhi Hall, Indian YMCA, 41 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6AQ. Map
Nearest tubes: Warren Street, Great Portland Street, Goodge Street.
Organised jointly by Tibet Society, Free Tibet, Students for a Free Tibet UK and Tibetan Community UK


Friday 10 March: Tibetan Uprising Rave; London
A party to acknowledge the courage and efforts of those past and present who stand up to China’s brutal occupation of Tibet. With guest DJs EOD, Georg Bigalke, DJ Boycey & Danbe playing wonderful acid, IDM, electro and techno. Organised by Loose Lips.
Tickets: £5 – £9 in advance (via Resident Advisor & Skiddle), £11 on the door
Time: 10pm – 6am
Venue: Bar 512, 512 Kingsland Road, Dalston, London E8 4AE. Map
Event on facebook


Sunday 26 March: Raising the Flag & Fun Run; Milton Keynes
The fourth annual Tibet flag-raising event in Milton Keynes. An afternoon of film, music, speeches, a chat over tea and cake and a special flag run around the local lake. The Tibet flag will be raised by special guest The Mayor of Milton Keynes. All welcome.
Admission: Free
Time: from 1.30pm
Venue: Nipponzam Myohoji Buddhist Temple (by Willen Lake), Woolstone, Milton Keynes MK15 0BA. Map
Contact: Catherine on catherine@mostynscott.co.uk
Further details: www.facebook.com/raisingthetibetanflag


To have your event listed:
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