Community Storytelling Day with Scottish Afghan Society

As part of Glasgow Museum’s work with communities in Glasgow, Kelvingrove Museum hosted a day of storytelling through objects curated by the Scottish Afghan Society on Wednesday 26th June.

Images by volunteer photographer Daniel Harkins


Refugee Festival Scotland Media Awards

On Tuesday 25th June we held our annual Refugee Festival Scotland Media Awards at Corinthian Club in Glasgow, to recognise and celebrate standout quality reporting on refugee issues by journalists in Scotland.


The event was opened by our Chief Executive Sabir Zazai, who said “excellent journalism can give a voice and humanity to refugees”.

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Glasgow ESOL Forum: Welcome to our Home

As well as interacting with meaningful household objects, photos and accessories, participants had the opportunity to contribute to a living story book on the theme of ‘Home’, play games from around the world and learn about common hospitality rituals. The event was created by ESOL learners and was held on Tuesday 25th June.

Regional Adviser Aneel Bhopal: “Audio interviews, written stories, artwork, photography and more, created by ESOL learners in Glasgow, helped to paint a picture of what ‘home’ means to different people at Glasgow ESOL Forum’s #RefugeeFestScot event at CCA Glasgow.”