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London Sri Saddhatissa International Buddhist Centre Vesak Day

Aggamahapandita Galayaye Piyadassi Sangha Nayaka Thero arranged a special programme for the devotees and on Sunday 14 May 2017 the official Vesak programme commenced at 7.00AM

Vesak celebration at Heathrow Athula Dassana Vihara

The Heathrow Athula Dassana International Buddhist Temple held its vesak celebration programme on the 13th of May 2017 from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. at the Lampton School, Hounslow.

London Buddhist Vihara Vesak programme

Two days of religious programmes were held at the London Buddhist Vihara on the 13th and 14th May to celebrate the 2017 Vesak Poya Day

Redbridge Buddhist Vihara Vesak Celebrations

Vesak Celebrations of Redbridge Buddhist Vihara - Ilford was held on Sunday 14th May 2017 at the Vihara premises with large gathering of devotees.

Vesak celebrations at Nottigham Shanthi Vihara

Shanthi Vihara & Meditation Centre held its Vesak day celebrations on 14th of May 2017 and this was organised under the guidance of Venerable Teldeniyaye Amitha Thero, the head of the Shanthi Vihara.

Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK 13th AGM

Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (APSL) 13th AGM in London

New Year Festival by East London Sinhala Welfare Association

Its execution was a labour of love produced through the hard-work and solidarity of its team of organisers, the East London Sinhala Welfare Association.

Mahamewnawa UK Vesak Celebrations

This years Wesak Day programme organised by the Mahamevnawa International Meditation Centre in the UK attracted a large number of Sri Lankan as well as European devotees

46th Commemoration of April Heroes in London

46th commemoration of 71 struggle and April heroes was on 29th May 2017 at Queensbury London. It was organised by JVP committee of United Kingdom.

New Year Celebrations at Shanthi Vihara, Nottingham

Shanthi Vihara community centre Nottingham celebrated Sinhala & Tamil New Year Festival on 30th of April 2017 at Brinsley Parish Hall with the participation of over 250 people.

New Year Celebrations at Ketumati Buddhist Vihara, Manchester

A memorable Sri Lankan New Year Celebrations was held on Sunday 23rd April 2017 at the Hazel Grove High School, Jacksons Lane, Hazel Grove, Stockport

Redbridge Buddhist Cultural Centre New Year Celebrations

Redbridge Buddhist Cultural Centre New Year Celebrations was held on Saturday 29th April at Woodbridge High School, Woodford Green with participation of Mayor of Redbridge.

එක්සත් රජධානියේ ආදි ආනන්දීයන්ගේ බක්මහ උළෙල

එක්සත් රජධානියේ ආදි ආනන්දීයන්ගේ බක්මහ උළෙල

New Year Festival by Heathrow Athula Dassana Buddhist Temple

The event was organised by the Athula Dassana Multi-cultural Buddhist Community Centre under the supervision and direction of the Venerable Wanduramba Kassapa Thero

Liverpool Bak Maha Ulela by Liverpool Sri Sambuddha Viharaya

Liverpool Sri Sambuddha Viharaya organised Liverpool Bak Maha Ulela on a grand scale which was celebrated on 15th April 2017 at Wavetree Cricket Club, 42 Sandown Lane,Liverpool,L15 4HU

Letchworth Buddhist Temple Celebrated New Year

The Buddhist Cultural Center Letchworth (BCCL) celebrated the Sinhala and Tamil New Year on Saturday, 8th April 2017 at The Free Church Hall, Norton Way, Letchworth.

London Kingsbury New Year Festival - Cultural Show

Cultural Performances are of the highest quality, Professor Mudiiyanse Dissanayake, of the University of Visual and Performing Arts in Sri Lanka visits London prior to the event, to train the students, past and present, of the Sri Saddhatissa Saturday School.

තේම්ස් බෞද්ධ විහාරයේ - අපේ අවුරුදු ගම

තේම්ස් බෞද්ධ විහාරයේ - අපේ අවුරුදු ගම

London Kingsbury New Year Festival - Outdoor Games

The London Kingsbury BAK MAHA ULELA, which is staged annually since 1991, by the Sri Lanka Education, Cultural and Welfare Foundation, under the guidance of Ven. Galayaye Piyadassi, MBE, Chief Sangha Nayaka of the UK

In Appreciation: Dr Chesmal Siriwardhana (MD, MSc, PhD)

It is with profound sadness that we announce the passing away of our APSL colleague and friend, Dr Chesmal Siriwardhana, in the early hours of Sunday (09th ) morning, in London.

Thaala 2017 by Southampton Kandyan and Bharatanatyam Society

Southampton Kandyan and Bharatanatyam Society’s (SKBD) signature event returned in style this year, with a polished and elegant format that reflected the effort of its new, specially dedicated committee

LPPA Visakha (UK) Celebrates Visakha Vidyalaya’s Centenary 1917-2017

It was indeed a big day for us Visakhians in the UK. April 8th saw the commencement of the centenary celebrations of Visakha Vidyalaya by it's Past Pupils' Association in the UK.

London New Year Celebrations of Janahanda Foundation

New Year's Day Celebration of Janahanda Foundation in the UK was held on 8th April 2017 at Feltham Community College, Bowell's Lane, Feltham, TW13 7EF.

Sri Saddhatissa Dhamma Sermon - Historical Importance Of The Mahavamsa In Buddhism

Ven.(Dr) Akuretiye Nanda Sangha Nayaka Thero delivered the third sermon of the series and the topic was the historical importance of the Mahavamsa to Buddhism.

Wesley College OBU {UK} Founders’ Day Service

We joined in the morning service with the local community – itself matching Wesley in their rich tapestry of ethnic diversity from across the globe.

APSL Ex Co meeting with the Finance Minister of Sri Lanka in London

With a view to further strengthening the avenues for capacity building and knowledge transfer to Sri Lanka, several members of the executive committee of APSL, met the Hon. Minister of Finance, Mr. Ravi Karunanayake

ASLLUK 12th Tsunami Reception at Garden Court Chambers, London

The 12th consecutive year the ASLLUK TSUNAMI APPEAL spearheaded by Criminal Defence Barrister Lalith de Kauwe, has been successfully conducted at Garden Court Chambers and raised funds to assist those in need in Sri Lanka.

Paritta - Sutta Chanting in Pali by Mahamevnawa Dhamma School Children

Mahamevnawa International Meditation Centre in the UK has embarked upon an ambitious programme to teach the Dhamma school children Paritta Sutta chanting in Pali and English languages.

ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදය වෙනුවෙන් .. ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදු ජන පෙරෙමුණ - Protest in London

ප්‍රජාතන්ත්‍රවාදය වෙනුවෙන් .. ශ්‍රී ලංකා පොදු ජන පෙරෙමුණ - Protest by SLPP UK Branch in front of House of Parliament in London

APSL Young Professionals Event 2017 in London

The Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (APSL) held its fifth Young Professionals Event (an initiative to promote knowledge transfer), at the Sri Lanka High Commission, London.

Nochchiya Solar Village in Sri Lanka Funded by UK Registered Charities.

The installation of two solar power systems, each funded by UK registered charities – The Association of Professional Sri Lankans in the UK (APSL) and Hela Sarana.

ලන්ඩන් ශ්‍රී සම්බෝධි විහාරයේ නිධහස් දින සැමරුම

ලන්ඩන් නුවර ශ්‍රී සම්බෝධි විහාරය මෙවර අපගේ 69වන නිධහස් දින සැමරුම ඉතා උත්කර්ශවත් පහන් පින්කමකින් සහ ශ්‍රී සම්බෝධි දහම් පාසැල විසින් සංවිධානය කරන ලද නිධහස් සැමරුම් උත්සවයකින් වර්ණවත්ව පවත්වනලදී.

69th Sri Lankan Independence Day Celebration in London

For the 5th consecutive year The Athula Dassana Multi-cultural Buddhist Community Centre proudly celebrated the 69th Sri Lankan Independence Day on Saturday the 4th of February at Lampton School, Hounslow, Middlesex.

Letchworth Buddhist Temple Celebrated The 69th National Independence Day

The Letchworth Buddhist Temple (BCCL) celebrated the Sri Lankan national Independence Day at St. Michaels Church Hall, Broadway, Letchworth Garden City, Letchworth. Rev. Dediyawala Wimala Thera began the celebration by conducting the Five Precepts.

Donate a Book, Donate Wisdom – Join with 'Kind Heart – 2017' by the Birthday Fund Charity (BFC)

The Birthday Fund Charity (BFC) was founded in the UK in 2014 with the purpose of aiding the families of academically gifted children who are unable to fulfil their full potential because of their parents’ poor financial background in rural areas in Sri Lanka.

British Sri Lankan Muslims Celebrates 69th Independence Anniversary

Council of Sri Lankan Muslim Organisations (COSMOS-UK) , organised a special meeting and a prayer gathering in SLMCC Harrow, on Sunday 5th February from 5:30-8 pm , to mark the 69th Anniversary of Sri Lankan Independence,

Annual Prize Giving 2016 at Thames Buddhist Vihara

The annual prize giving to pupils of the Thames Buddhist Vihara, Sunday School, was held on Sunday 8th January 2017. The ceremony commenced in the afternoon, when Venerables Kanthale Wijithawansa Nayaka Thera,

Seminars held with the participation of the Information Secretary of the JVP Comrade Vijitha Herath

With participation of large number of sri Lankans living in the United Kingdom.