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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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2017 For Gecko Sri Lanka

Happy 2017 everyone! We’re a month into the new year, well on your way to that new year’s resolution goal of “New Year, New Me”. Well Gecko itself has a new(ish) team leading the way for 2017, so I thought … Continue reading

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Gecko’s 2016 in Review

From all of us at Gecko, we hope you have had a Merry Christmas, and wish you all a peaceful and prosperous 2017. The committee would like to thank all of our followers for your support of our work this … Continue reading

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Flooding Relief Effort

By Yasath Gecko Sri Lanka is glad to be able to donate £500.00 in support of relief efforts coordinated by Sri Lanka Red Cross Society following the devastating effects of flooding and landslides in Sri Lanka last week. Torrential rain … Continue reading

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