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Chitra Lane

Thank you to everyone who came to support us at the Gecko Pub Quiz last month; we hope you all had an amazing time. We would like to tell you about our beneficiary project from last year’s funds. We raised … Continue reading

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Gecko Pub Quiz 2018: “And the winner is…”

It was a rainy Saturday in the gloomy month of January, but all was not lost. Quizmaster extraordinaire Denesh was back hosting the Annual Gecko Pub Quiz, bringing joy to the faces of millions. Well, not quite millions. But with … Continue reading

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Gecko Pub Quiz 2018: The Perfect Evening

Written by Denesh Srikantharajah It’s mid January and those blues are hanging around far longer than I had planned for: that solitary gym session on 2nd January was swiftly followed by a run of (albeit delicious) Nandos fina pittas, those … Continue reading

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Caribbean Hurricanes 2017

By Wikum While our charity primarily raises funds for projects in Sri Lanka, where possible we also contribute towards other humanitarian efforts around the world, particularly following extreme natural disasters. Over the last 2 months, hurricanes Harvey, Irma and Maria … Continue reading

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Diwali: The Festival of Light

Happy Diwali Everyone! Diwali is a festival where people from all age groups participate. They give expression to their happiness by lighting earthen ‘diyas’ (lamps), decorating the houses, bursting fireworks and inviting near and dear ones to their households for partaking … Continue reading

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Gecko Sixes 2017 – Match Report

There is no bigger day in our calendar than the Gecko Sixes. Saturday 10 June was the date this time around, and the Committee were hugely excited for this edition of our charity’s flagship event. While there had been some … Continue reading

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The Gecko Sixes 2017

  Where?  Victoria Recreation Ground, Surbiton, London When?  Saturday 10th June, 11AM Price: £10 to play, £5 to spectate Forget the Champions Trophy and IPL. It’s back people! Gecko’s cricket fun day returns next month. We would like to welcome … Continue reading

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The Gecko Pub Quiz 2017 – post quiz analysis

Spring 2017 brought us blunders at the Oscars in Hollywood, drama in the Champions League and the final triggering of Article 50. It also heralded the return of the much loved annual Gecko Pub Quiz. Quizzers rumbled into the Railway Tavern … Continue reading

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The Gecko Pub Quiz 2017

Gecko Sri Lanka proudly presents the Annual Gecko Pub Quiz, now in its fourth edition! Christmas feels like a distant memory, summer holidays are months away, you are broke from paying for weddings/stags/hens, and the prospect of work on Monday … Continue reading

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Literary lovers in Lanka

Last month, Sri Lanka played host to some of the world’s finest writers at the Fairway Galle Literary Festival. Sri Lankan authors included Ashok Ferry, Shehan Karunatilake, Nayomi Munaweera, Anuk Arudpragasam, and Sunila Gallapatti. The international roster contained the talents … Continue reading

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