Tibet Events in the UK

 

 

 

Find upcoming Tibet-related events below. Unless stated, these events are not organised by Free Tibet. If you have an event you would like listed here, please contact us.

 

May

Raising the Tibetan Flag and Flag Run 

In solidarity with Tibetants in Tibet

When: Sunday, 12 May, 1.30pm

Where: Nipponzan Myohoji Buddhist Temple 

FB event HERE.

April

Pah-La: A play by Abishek Majumdar 

When: Wed 3 Apr - Sat 27 Apr
Where: The Royal Court Theatre, Sloane Square, Chelsea, London, SW1W 8AS

Thirty years since Tiananmen Square massacre: Struggle for democracy in China 

This event will bring together academics and activists researching on China to explore topics including the struggle for democracy in the world’s most populous country, the significance of 1989 pro-democracy protests and the state crackdown against it, the legacy of 1989 for contemporary democratic (im)possibilities in China, the struggle between demands for rights and state focus on order and stability, and contemporary challenges in mainland China as well as contested lands that are homeland of Uyghurs and Tibetans.

When: 18 April

Where: Fyvie Hall, University of Westminster

Register HERE

The Buddhist Science of Happiness: talk by His Eminence 7th Kyabje Ling Rinpoche

We are delighted to welcome His Eminence the 7th Kyabje Yongzin Ling Rinpoche to the United Kingdom on his first visit here from 20-28 April 2019.
 
A young Tibetan Buddhist spiritual teacher who approaches life’s challenges from a holistic viewpoint, Ling Rinpoche exemplifies the qualities of a 21st century Buddhist.
 
He will share his wisdom in a public talk on The Buddhist Science of Happiness, which will be suitable for people of all ages and backgrounds. 

This event has been jointly organised by Tibet House Trust, the Tibetan Community in Britain and Jamyang Buddhist Centre. 

When: Easter Monday, 22nd April 2019

Where: Kensington Town Hall, Hornton St., London, W8 7NX

Time: 3.00 pm - 4.30pm

Get your tickets for his Public Talk HERE.

Panchen Lama on BBC 1's One Show

When: Tuesday 23 April
Where: BBC 1's The One Show
Time: 7pm

Talking Tibetan Identities: After Hours Event

Join us for a very special evening of viewing, discussing and celebrating the Performing Tibetan Identities exhibition in the presence of its creator, Tibetan photographer Nyema Droma. The evening begins with talks by her and other Tibetan speakers exploring some of the themes of the exhibition: the interplay between tradition and modernity, the local and the global, and homeland and exile in the construction of Tibetan identities. We then move into the museum's galleries to view Nyema Droma's stunning portraits and listen to one of the stars of the Tibetan music scene, the singer and former Buddhist monk, Ngawang Lodup.

When: Sat, 27 April, 19:00 – 21:00 

Where: Pitt Rivers Museum, South Parks Road, Oxford

Register HERE.

March 

UK Tibet Lobby Week 2019

When: 4-9 March

Where: UK 

During this week we are encouraging supporters in the UK to contact their Member of Parliament to talk to them about Tibet. This is a key opportunity for supporters to stand up for Tibet and send a strong message to the government urging them to take substantive action.

More details on our website HERE.

FB event HERE.

Wreath Laying Ceremony: 60th Anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising

When: Tuesday, 5th March, 12.30pm 

Where: Westminster Abbey

To mark the 60th anniversary of the Tibetan National Uprising of 1959, the All-Party Parliamentary Group for Tibet and Tibet Society UK will hold a wreath-laying ceremony at the Memorial to Innocent Victims of Oppression, Violence and War, located by West Door of Westminster Abbey.

FB event HERE.

Raising the flag for Tibet

When: Tuesday, 5th March, 12pm 

Where: Northampton Guildhall.

March 2019 is the 60th anniversary of Tibetan national uprising against the Chinese rule in 1959.

Long-time Tibet supporter Caroline Scattergood is organising Tibet flag raising event (for the 20th year in a row!) on 5th March 2019 at Northampton Guildhall. Please join and support if you can; and help spread the word.

FB event HERE

10th of March Tibetan Uprising Day - London

When: Sunday, 10 March 2019 from 13:30

Where: We are due to gather at Downing Street (Richmond Terrace, SW1) on the afternoon of Sunday 10 March at 1.30pm for a rally before marching through the centre of the city until we reach the Chinese Embassy, 49-51 Portland Place, London W1B 1JL.

This will be followed by a Tibetan cultural event, marking the 60th anniversary of the 1959 Uprising. This will take place from 5.30pm at the Indian YMCA, 41 Fitzroy Square, London W1T 6AQ.

FB event HERE.

60th Anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising Rally - Edinburgh 

*This event is hosted by Tibetan Community in Scotland and Free Tibet*

When: Sunday ,10 March 2019 from 12:00-14:00

Marching in support of the Tibetan people's struggles since the illegal occupation of the Chinese communist regime and commemorating the anniversary of the Tibetan Uprising against the Chinese occupational forces 60 years ago.

We will have guest speakers making speeches and then march and chant our way to the Scottish Parliament at Holyrood.
Thereafter we hope to organise a free film screening at a local venue, to be confirmed soon.

So come along, with friends and family too, and support the Tibetan cause for human rights and freedom in their own country where their language, culture and autonomy has been savaged.

More details HERE.

Bon and Buddhism, two sides of the same coin? D. Thomkmay

When: Thursday, 14 March 2019 from 18:30-20:00

Where: Lekdanling - Tibetan Cultural Centre, Unit B - 14 Collent Street,London E9 6SG

Click through for more details.