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.

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.

The Sweet Requiem (Kyoyang Ngarmo)

This year, Free Tibet is partnering with Human Rights Watch Film Festival.

The film festival brings to life human rights abuses through storytelling in a way that challenges each individual to empathize and demand justice for all people.

Free Tibet is partnering with the HRWFF to promote 'The Sweet Requiem' which takes a close look at the Tibetan refugee colony in Delhi, India.

Do not miss this powerful film at the London Human Rights Watch. 

Screenings:

Sunday, March 17, 2019

5:50 PM / BFI Southbank London

Followed by Q&A with filmmakers Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam and Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia Director, Human Rights Watch

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Tuesday, March 19, 2019

8:30 PM / Barbican London
 
Followed by Q&A with filmmakers Ritu Sarin and Tenzing Sonam and Meenakshi Ganguly, South Asia Director, Human Rights Watch
 

Link to the Facebook event HERE

April

Pah-La: A play by Abishek Majumdar 

When: Playing from 3 April – 27 April

Where: The Royal Court Theatre