Event archive

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Event type

Stories of Hope Launch

2021-06-14

13:30 -

By Poverty Truth Community

About the event: Launch of graphic booklet created by a group who have been through or are going through the asylum process. The booklet has been created to encourage those arriving in this country. It offers advice and support. At the Launch members of the group will share their experiences. For more information and to…

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Coming Together: Southern European Migrants and Their Intercultural Encounters in Edinburgh

2021-06-20

17:00 -

By St Andrews University

About the event: This is a pre-launch event linked to two activities: The first is an exhibition of photographs from workplaces that capture moments of interaction between Southern European migrants, other migrants and the local people in Edinburgh. The second is the creation of Wikipedia entries on cultural festivals in Edinburgh run by and involving…

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Tour de Glasgow

2021-06-20

15:00 -

By MORE

About the event: During the months of May and June, members of MORE (a migrant-led grassroots organisation) are embarking upon the ‘Tour de Glasgow’ cycling initiative. We’re cycling to four green spaces in and around Glasgow to celebrate our collective resilience and our rights to access green spaces. We will be exploring the outdoors, sharing…

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Celebration Of Life

2021-06-20

14:00 -

By Maryhill Integration Network

About the event: MIN’s Joyous Choir use singing as an inclusive and enjoyable activity that celebrates the richness that New Scots bring to Scotland’s artistic landscape and cultural life. Since 2013, the group has used singing to support social inclusion, diversity, and empowerment in a welcoming and creative space Join us for a live performance…

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Stronger together

2021-06-20

14:00 -

By Kurdish Women Community Group

About the event: Join Glasgow’s Kurdish Women’s Group for a virtual gathering on Zoom to share our experiences of Covid-19. What have you missed most this year? What small acts of kindness have made a difference? If you had to leave your home in a hurry, what would you take with you? Think about a…

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IWG’s Refugee Week Celebration *Women and children only*

2021-06-20

13:00 - 17:00

By International Women's Group

About the event: IWG would engage the international women and their families in celebrating Refugee Festival. It is a learning experience for all to learn different approaches to cultural celebrations and meanings.  There will be approximately 50-60 members in attendance.  All members and their children will meet at Glasgow green from 1 pm until 6…

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Creative Cultural Interchange

2021-06-20

12:00 -

By Luna Monda/María

About the event: Our event consists of four parts, three of which will be creative activities we will post on social media for people to do at home. These will centre around food, music, and language. At the end of the three activities, we will be holding a final online workshop that will include a…

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Community Picnic on the Meadows

2021-06-20

12:00 -

By Greening our Street

About the event: We will be holding a family-friendly picnic at our community gardens on the Meadows in Edinburgh. Picnickers will be offered tours of the community garden, in small groups. All details will be shared at the following link: Refugee Week picnic | Facebook   For more information, please contact Sarah at: tolleytranslations@gmail.com or…

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Gaming Against The Hostile Environment

2021-06-20

08:00 -

By Gaming Against the Hostile Environment

About the event: The Hostile Environment policies leave thousands of people who came to the UK as asylum seekers or refugees in vulnerable, precarious and often inhumane situations. Unfortunately, it is up to individuals, community groups and charities to ensure that those affected by the policies receive the support they need. Often these efforts are…

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