Tibet Society

The Tibet Society of the U.K.
supporting Tibet since 1959

The Tibet Society of the UK was founded in 1959 within weeks of the flight of the Dalai Lama from Tibet following the uprising against Chinese occupation. The Tibet Society exists to support Tibet’s right to self-determination and draw attention to the plight of Tibet since it’s brutal occupation.

The Tibet Society works to:

  • promote the cause of Tibetan independence and inform the world of the sufferings of the oppressed people of Tibet;

  • provide direct and practical support to the Tibetan people, either in exile or in Tibet, through its sister charity, The Tibet Relief Fund of the UK;

  • promote understanding of Tibet’s history, culture and religion

    It’s activities include:

  • Issuing a quarterly journal, with information on all aspects of Tibet – available free to members.

  • Providing vital support to the Tibetan refugee communities

  • Supporting new educational and other initiatives for the Tibetan people within Tibet,

  • Raising public awareness: the Tibet Society has co-hosted The Dalai Lama’s 1996 visit to Britain.

  • Sponsoring education of refugee children in India and Nepal.

  • Publishing up-to-date information on the situation in Tibet and the worldwide campaign for independence.

  • Organising lectures and cultural events, using experienced speakers.