Upcoming events

The Bhutan Society organises several events each year, in London and elsewhere, for Society members. The back catalogue of events can be found here.

The Bhutan Society Annual Dinner 2018

Monday 26 November 2018, 6.45 pm reception & drinks for 7.30 pm dinner

National Liberal Club, 1 Whitehall Pl, Westminster, London SW1A 2HE

Members and their guests are warmly invited to the Dinner, with HE Aum Pema Choden, Bhutan's Ambassador in Brussels, our guest of honour. Bhutanese students in the UK are invited as guests of the Society. For members who have not yet booked and wish to do so, tickets are 65 each. Please contact Elizabeth Jacobson at tookiej@btinternet.com for further details.

Lecture: Wall Painting Conservation: The Courtauld Institute of Art's programme in Bhutan and elsewhere

By Sibylla Tringham and Karma Yeshey

Monday 4 February 2019, 7.00pm

Polish Hearth Club, 55 Princes Gate, Exhibition Road, London SW7 2PN

Sibylla now heads the Courtauld's wall painting department and Karma is in his final year there, studying for his MA. The Courtauld has recently completed a conservation project at Tango monastery outside Thimphu. It is running conservation and educational programmes in Nagaur Fort, Rajasthan and is also starting work at Longthorpe Tower, Peterborough.

Previous events

On 29th October 2018 Dorji Wangchuck spoke to the Society on Bhutan's Elections in 2018, the third cycle of parliamentary elections to take place in the country. His excellent presentation may be read here.