We've put together this selection of links that we think might be useful to both fans of Thailand as well as the Thai community in the UK.
Thai Groups and Organisations
Public relations website dedicated to keeping you informed about all of the latest news from Thailand launched by the Thai Ministry of Foreign Affairs.
Samaggi Samagom organises academic and recreational activities for Thai students in the UK. The community was originally established by King Rama VI of Thailand in 1901.
Asia House is dedicated to fostering broader appreciation of the diversity of Asia through a unique combination of cultural and corporate events.
The ATS was founded in 1962 to help promote good relations between the UK and Thailand. It currently has around 300 members with an interest in Thailand.
The Thai Select Award recognises only the finest authentic Thai food and is issued by DEP. Find your nearest Thai Select Awarded restaurant here.
Updates on the meetings and actvities of ATBUK which seeks to assist Thai business owners and employees working in the UK.
OEA London is dedicated to asisting Thai nationals who are studying in the UK.
Thai Trade London, or the Thai Commercial Office from the Department of Export Promotion (DEP) of the Royal Thai Embassy, London. Issuers of the Thai Select Award.
Main homepage for the Thai Embassy includes coverage of Thai events and Embassy news as well as visa and passport information for those travelling to Thailand.
Thai Buddhism in the UK
Buddhist Temple in Aberdeen based in a temporary location on Hamilton Place. Currently raising funds for a permanent site.
Based in Gravesend, Kent, the temple is currently making efforts to re-establish itself following an arson attack on the premises of the temple in 2004.
Thai Theravada Buddhist temple in Warwick, a branch of Wat Nong Pah Pong in North Eastern Thailand. The Hermitage offer retreats, talks and meditation sessions.
Cittaviveka is a Theravada Buddhist monastery based in the Chithurst countryside. The monastery offers meditation workshops and talks based on the themes of the Dhamma.
Built in classic Thai style and the first Buddhist temple in London. This temple in Wimbledon acts a centre for the celebration of Buddhist festivals.
Based in leafy Hertfordshire this Theravada Buddhist monastery follows the Thai Forest Tradition. The monastery offers Dhamma talks and a meditation retreat centre.
Travel and Tourism
Golf Citizen facilitates convenient booking of golf in Bangkok, Hua Hin, Khao Yai and Koh Samui.
Thai Airways International is the national carrier of Thailand. Thai are renowned for their high standards of service and award winning in-flight catering.
If you're planning your next holiday to Thailand, check the advice from TAT on Thailand’s hottest destinations before you go.
UK Based Thai Press
Thai Smile Magazine focuses on events within the UK-based Thai community with a mix of Thai and English language content. Read online for free at their website.
Reports and articles in both Thai and English covering Thai community news in the UK as well as interesting editorial pieces. Read online for free.
Am Thai Paper is a dual Thai and English language newspaper covering news from Thailand and the Thai community in the UK. Read online for free at their website.