Are you ready for Refugee Festival Scotland?

It’s the moment you’ve all been waiting for. The line up for Refugee Festival Scotland 2022 is out now and we’ve got a packed programme of exciting events in store. In a year that’s seen millions of people around the world forced from their homes by conflict and persecution, the festival will bring people from…

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Refugee Festival Scotland artists share their stories

Meet the people behind the portraits. We catch up with the artists who designed the Refugee Festival Scotland 2022 artwork as they see their posters on display around Glasgow for the first time! The artists are part of Museum of Things, which was set up by Maryhill Integration Network during lockdown to offer a creative…

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Communities Receive Refugee Festival Funding

We’re delighted to announce that 63 grassroots groups across Scotland have been awarded funding from our Refugee Festival Scotland Small Grants Fund. Community organisations from Aberdeen to Ayrshire received grants of between £100 and £500 to help cover the cost of running events as part of this year’s festival. Here are just a few of…

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The art of storytelling

This year, the branding for Refugee Festival Scotland is being designed by a very special group of artists from refugee backgrounds. The Museum of Things is a collective of 25 people from 12 nationalities, brought together by their stories of refugeehood and their shared love of art.  Some members trained as architects, designers, animators, photographers…

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Museum of Things to design Refugee Festival Scotland 2022 artwork!

We are really excited to announce that Museum of Things will be designing our artwork for this year’s Refugee Festival Scotland! Set up during the pandemic in an effort to stay connected and improve wellbeing, Museum of Things is coordinated by Maryhill Integration Network with artists Mousa AlNana and Paria Goodarzi. The project works with…

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