event details

To be held at James the Less Church Hall, 4 Morten Street, Pimlico, London SW1V 2PS, on the 9th December 2023, from 12.30 to 4.00pm.

A Sri Lankan meal will be served, cost £25 per head.

Followed by carol singing, games & a raffle draw.

For reservations call Manel on 07484218060. Cheques should be sent to Sue Clarke, Treasurer SLWA, with an email address or phone number.

Past events 2023

To be held at James the Less Church Hall, 4 Morten Street, Pimlico,  London SW1V 2PS, on the 28th October 2023 from 2-4pm.

Tea will be served, cost £10 per head.

Guest speaker will be Ms Tina Edward Gunawardhana. Tina is the Deputy Editor of Hi Magazine & Senior Journalist of the Daily Mirror,  Sri Lanka.

She is the founder of Singithi Sarana & Children of Sri Lanka. She is also the founder of the Nugegoda Children’s meal club.

For reservations call Ruvenie  on 07855144358. Cheques should be sent to Sue Clarke, Treasurer SLWA, with an email address or phone no.

Sponsored walk: Saturday 2nd of September 2023

in aid of the SLWA Welfare fund.
More details later.
This event is in aid of the SLWA Education Scheme.
For more information.
Please respond before 25th May 2023.

National New Year Celebrations: 22nd April 2023

Numbers will be limited, first come first served basis.

Please contact now to avoid disappointment.

Annual General meeting Saturday  25th March 2023


Past events 2022

Sponsored Walk  Saturday 10th September 2022 will take place at Stratford Olympic Park, London E20. The proceeds will be used to give educational grants to needy students in Sri Lanka.  

You can reach Stratford Station by underground and DLR. 

Meeting time: 10.30am 

Where: Olympic Park, Information point. Endeavour Square. This is on the right hand side, near the Aquatic centre ( A huge wooden building with an unusual roof structure.). Meet outside, and there are benches if required. This is about a 10-15 min walk from the tube station.

Ruvenie, our President will offer a cup of tea/coffee to walkers before starting the walk. You are welcome to bring your own refreshments or purchase your lunch. There is a selection of places to eat.

The walk will be about 1 hour and 20 minutes (walking leisurely). 

We have Ruvenie, Manel, Fathima, Kumari from the committee who will be walking with others. 

If any member would like to join the walk or sponsor a person who is walking, even in a small way, please contact Ruvenie on …07855144358. and let her know how much you are donating. We would really be thankful for any donation you can give. 

SLWA invites you to an Afternoon Tea



Ticket: £22 per person

Cheques to “SLWA in the UK” and sent to the Treasurer

Mrs Sue Clarke, 15 Hurst Place, Rainham, Kent ME 9AS

If you have any dietary requirements please inform

Ruvenie: on 07855 144358
ie vegetarian/gluten free/vegan

The following Members have been nominated for election:


President                                            Ruvenie de Alwis Jayasinghe

Secretary                                           Not filled

Treasurer                                           Sue Clarke 

Education Officer                         Chitra Jayasooriya

Vice President                                Natalie Layman 

Membership Secretary             Nirma Wijeratne

Immediate PastPresident      Natalie Layman

Executive Committee
Kumari Ratnayake, Calista Jayasinghe, Minoli Weeraman, Luckshani Goonawardena, Fathima Mohammed, Ranee Thuraisingham, Indira Wimalasena, Chitra Fernando, Manel Fernando, Nirma Wijeratne.
Trustees of the Education Scheme
Chitra Jayasooriya, Mona Swaris, Indira Wimalasena, Ranee Thuraisingham, Natalie Layman
President of Honour                Dr Miss Nalini Ekanayake 
All paid up members are invited. Please note that due to the lack of space, only 40 persons can be accommodated. Wearing a mask and proof of Lateral Flow Test will be required.
Anyone wishing to join should obtain an application form prior to the meeting. No new applications will be accepted on the day.
To avoid disappointment  RSVP by 28th February
Natalie Layman 0208 958 7275 natalieslwa@hotmail.co.uk
Chitra Jayasooriya 0208 850 4049 antonchitraj@gmail.com
We would also require your choice of meal, i.e. meat or vegetarian
We look forward to seeing you all soon