Westminster Bangladeshi Association
Services & overview
The WBA has over 300 families registered and around 200 local residents access our services every month. This number is much higher when special events and activities hosted by WBA.
The advice sessions have been running since year 2007 and caters for the needs of all in South Westminster, although, the service is predominately used by the Bangladeshi Community of South Westminster.
Supplementary School has been running since 1998 helping disadvantaged children in South Westminster
WBA has been involved with various successful cultural activities and performances, bringing all the community together in an inclusive manner.People different background were attended and share the happiness of Eid with us amongst the attendees were The Lord mayor of Westminster, Local Councillors and channel S representatives the Lord Mayor Westminster said the WBA`s vital contribution towards community cohesion is will recognised and wish to continue its work .
Bangladeshi Women Forum
Bangladeshi women forum working with WBA and went to trip with WBA their support for WBA is hugely appreciate by WBA
Traditional pastry festival
To mark the traditional harvested season of Bangladesh and welcome the Bengali new year, we were privileged to have our festivities attended by Channel S Programme co-ordinator Mr Farhan Masud Khan. This was the first time in which we recieved live coverage of our celebrations in Westminster. Other attendees were Channel S live programme presenter Nadia Ali, Columnist Reja Ahmed and others.
International Mother Language Day
This was oberseved for the first time in Westminsterby WBA supplementary Class Students and parents.
Community Day Trip to Sandbanks Beach
We enjoyed a spot of celebrity watching on Britain’s smartest beach. Pop stars and footballers flock to this three-mile stretch of golden sand, stunning views and sandy beach. It was Great for families too, this beach, at the entrance to Poole harbour, is patrolled by the prestigious Poole lifeguards and has won many awards for its cleanliness and top class facilities. Water sports enthusiasts can make the most of the ideal conditions for wind surfing kite surfing and dingy sailing. Equipment hire and lessons are readily available on site.
- Community Events & Day Trip
- Bangla Classes
- Catch-up Classes