Beyond the Lines

Beyond the Lines

Beyond the Lines is a poetic short film inspired by a collection of texts, sounds and stories by writers from refugee backgrounds now settled in Scotland. These writings cross through a rich emotional landscape, each of them a unique jigsaw piece. Some go back to time and to places that cannot be returned to. Some…

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Letters of Hope

Letters of Hope is a free open-air exhibition around Glasgow’s much loved Queen’s Park. We will write and decorate a series of letters and postcards at our Peer Support Group in the months before the festival and use them to make a walking trail that you can follow. The trail will start at MILK Café…

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Day of Cultural Stories and Diversity

The Scottish Asylum Seekers Resident Association invites you to join us for a celebration of cultural diversity. Our event aims to bring people from different backgrounds together to share stories, music, poetry and experiences. It will be a chance to connect, learn from each other and celebrate the rich variety of cultures that helps to…

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Making Art From Crisis: Exploring refugee stories on screen

This workshop explores the principles of story and screenwriting, targeting refugees and asylum seekers living in Scotland. The event will be led by producer, story and script developer Paul Welsh and features recent work by Scottish filmmakers from refugee backgrounds and/or featuring stories drawing on the immigrant experience. The showcase will be presented by the…

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SOIL

Join us for a day of gardening, cooking and eating together! We’ll start the morning with a gardening workshop on summer seeding and harvesting fruit and vegetables. You’re then invited to join us as we cook and share a meal together at Square Deal, our new community hub in Huntly town square. During Refugee Festival…

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