What’s On: Wednesday 19 June

We’re half way through Refugee Festival Scotland! Here are some of Wednesday’s programme highlights.

1. Refugee Festival Scotland at V&A Dundee

When: 19 June, 10am – 5pm

Where: V&A Dundee

Explore a variety of events throughout the week at Dundee’s iconic V&A. Workshops include Ukrainian culture and Afghan jewellery making.

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2. Refugee Food Festival

When: 11am – 2pm

Where: Townhead Village Hall, Glasgow

Take your tastebuds on a journey and try seven different varieties of delicious ethnic food at this community food festival.

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3. Light Hope Joy Day

When: 11am – 3pm

Where: Pitlochry Festival Theatre, Pitclochry

Come along for a day of arts and crafts, storytelling, poems from around the world, a walk in the theatre’s beautiful Explorers Garden and a tasty picnic.

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4. Rising Together: Celebrating Together

When: 12noon – 3pm

Where: Interfaith Dialogue Centre, Glasgow

The fun activities on offer include henna hand painting, drumming and drop-in arts and crafts workshops. Attendees can also take in the Faces of Faith photography exhibition.

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5. Aberdeenshire New Scots Celebration

When: 6pm – 8.30pm

Where: Inverurie Town Hall, Inverurie

Everyone is invited to a party to celebrate New Scots in Aberdeenshire. There will be entertainment, music, dancing and food from Syria, Afghanistan, Ukraine and Scotland.

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6. Jewellery Making to Inspire and Empower

When: 10am – 12noon or 2pm – 4pm

Where: Vanilla Ink, Glasgow

Learn how to make your very own whirlpool pendant from scratch at this jewellery-making workshop for beginners.

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7. Rising in Harmony

When: 10.30am – 4.30pm

Where: Many Studios, Glasgow

This all-day event is inspired by the Palestinian resistance movement and the faqqua Iris, the national flower of Palestine. Come along and take part in screen printing, song-writing, poetry, plant cultivation, and seed sowing.

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8. Child Migrant Voice from Glasgow and Beyond

When: 6pm – 8pm

Where: Woodside Halls, Glasgow

An evening of film screenings, book readings, discussions, Syrian poetry and reggae music.

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