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Event Guidelines

You make Refugee Festival Scotland possible. Every year groups, organisations and individuals organise and attend hundreds of fantastic festival events in locations across Scotland.

If you'd like to run an event as part of this year's festival, please take a moment to read these guidelines. They will provide the information you need to complete your Event Registration Form.

The guidelines include more information about: the theme, who can run events, how to submit an event funding and more.


Find answers to some of the most frequently asked questions about Refugee Festival Scotland including what happens, where it takes place and how you can get involved, as an organiser or a participant.


We award small grants of up to £500 to community groups and organisations to help them cover the cost of running festival events. Find out if you qualify and how to apply.
(Please note our 2023 Small Grants Fund is now closed.)