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Beyond the Lines

Beyond the Lines

Thursday, 16 June

18:00 - 19:30

By Scottish Refugee Council

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

Friday, 17 June

09:00 - 17:00

By Milk Cafe

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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Pedal Power: Volunteer Portraits

Friday, 17 June

10:00 - 21:00

By Bikes for Refugees

A photography exhibition, featuring portraits by Samuel Hauenstein Swan. Explore the stories of some of our Bikes For Refugees volunteers, their unique journeys, backgrounds, motivations and characters. From lifelong Glaswegians to New Scots, from mechanics to artists, from weans to greying ‘bike wizards’ – this selection of portraits is a tribute to our wonderful volunteers…

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Day of Cultural Stories and Diversity

Friday, 17 June

10:00 - 12:00

By Scottish Asylum seekers Resident Association (SASRA)

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 and experiences. It will be a chance to connect, learn from each other and celebrate the rich variety of cultures that helps to make…

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Making Art From Crisis: Exploring refugee stories on screen

Friday, 17 June

10:30 - 15:30

By Paul Welsh (DigiCult/Edge City Films)

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

Friday, 17 June

11:00 - 14:30

By Deveron Projects

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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From Other Spaces

Friday, 17 June

11:00 - 18:00

By Non Place Collective

Non Place Collective presents: From Other Spaces, an exhibition and performance by Mousa Alnana. “The space of non-place creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude, and similitude” – Marc Augé Mousa is a painter investigating the role of art in revolutions and storytelling. He was born and raised in Homs and has exhibited his work…

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Celebrating African Culture and Arts

Friday, 17 June

14:00 - 19:00

By GLASGOW MEDIA CENTRE

Join Glasgow’s African community for a colourful celebration of art and culture. There will be music, poetry, traditional dancing and a children’s book reading by an African author based in Scotland. This event offers a safe space for refugees, people seeking asylum and members of the Black and Minority Ethnic community to reconnect with their…

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Meet Me There

Friday, 17 June

16:00 - 19:00

By African Arts Centre

The African Arts Centre warmly invites you to our neighbourhood for an interactive storytelling session lead by Chief Amu. Join us for a friendly chat, enjoy some music and share traditional tales from some of the many cultures that call Scotland home. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be provided Where Yoker Community Campus, 10 Kelso…

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Community Sponsorship: How to Go About It

Friday, 17 June

17:00 - 18:00

By Failte Edinburgh

Would you like to find out how you and your friends can sponsor a refugee family to come and live in Scotland? Join Failte Edinburgh, a Community Sponsorship group, for one of our online sessions to find out more about getting started. We’ll talk you through the help and training that’s available and how to…

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Solas Festival 2022

Friday, 17 June

17:00 - 20:00

By Solas Festival

Solas is back this year with a full-sized festival. Set in the beautiful Perthshire countryside, Solas Festival creates a generous, hospitable space in Scotland where the arts can be performed and enjoyed by all. Where Solas Festival 2022 will take place at Errol Park, in the grounds of a beautiful estate overlooking the River Tay. It…

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Family Fun Day

Friday, 17 June

18:00 - 21:00

By Rainbow Muslim Women Group

Our family fun day aims to bridge the gap between refugees, people seeking asylum, and the wider community. It will be an opportunity to celebrate different cultures and to give refugees a platform to share their talents and stories. Event participants will have the opportunity to express themselves during a guided art activity. This will…

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Solas Festival 2022

Saturday, 18 June

08:00 - 00:00

By Solas Festival

Solas is back this year with a full-size festival. Set in the beautiful Perthshire countryside, Solas Festival creates a generous, hospitable space in Scotland where the arts can be performed and enjoyed by all. The all-age, weekend-long celebration of music and the arts is designed to entertain, inspire and challenge. Where: Errol Park, Errol, Perthshire,…

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Letters of Hope

Saturday, 18 June

09:00 - 17:00

By Milk Cafe

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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Code Your Future: An Introduction to Coding

Saturday, 18 June

10:00 - 14:00

By Code Your Future

Launch a career in tech and change your life. If you’re facing barriers to getting a good job in tech, CodeYourFuture’s free coding and employability courses were made for you. Come along to find out more about us, hear from some of our alumni and participate in an intro to the coding workshop! Where: Kinning…

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Storyplay at the Scottish Refugee Festival!

Saturday, 18 June

11:00 - 12:30

By Licketyspit Ltd

This is a play workshop for families with children aged 3-8 (older and younger siblings are very welcome). The 90-minute session will be led by Licketyspit with help from our Storyplay Champion families from across Glasgow and around the world. Storyplay opens doors to imaginary play worlds, unlocking the limitless possibilities of children. It will…

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Stories From Syria

Saturday, 18 June

11:00 - 13:00

By ReAct: Refugee Action Scotland SCIO

Stories From Syria is a record of the life journey of elderly Syrian refugees who have made Scotland their new home. They call themselves the Happiness Group and are one of the community projects facilitated by Re-Act, Refugee Action Scotland. The Happiness Group have been working with Citadel Arts since early 2021 on this storytelling…

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Where Our Roads Meet

Saturday, 18 June

11:00 - 13:00

By Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust

A music and art workshop sharing stories from different cultures. Where Our Roads Meet is a chance for the community to come together and share folk tales from around the world using the universal languages of art and music. At this free, family friendly event, we will explore and celebrate the differences and similarities in…

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Rediscovering the Antonine Wall

Saturday, 18 June

11:00 - 15:00

By Central Scotland Regional Equalities Council (CSREC)

A walk and picnic with Central Scotland Regional Equalities Council’s Global Language Café and artist Paria Goodarzi. The Global Language Café invites you to join us for a walk from Howgate Shopping Centre along the historic site of the Antonine Wall to Calendar Park, where we will share a picnic together. As we walk we…

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Take 2 Presents: Encanto with Refugee Festival Scotland

Saturday, 18 June

11:30 - 13:30

By Glasgow Film

After being forced to flee her home in Colombia due to armed conflict, Mirabel’s Grandmother is blessed with a magic candle and a very special house that bestows magic abilities on all her family. All except her granddaughter Mirabel. Despite not having any magical abilities of her own, Mirabel proves to be the most special…

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Family Picnic with Storytelling

Saturday, 18 June

12:00 - 14:00

By Westfield Park Community Centre (SCIO)

Westfield Park Community Centre invites you to join New Scots who have settled in Falkirk for a delicious multi-cultural picnic. Locally settled refugees will prepare traditional food from their home countries and share the stories and memories behind these dishes. We’ll also be sharing recipe cards for the meals that are served so you can…

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Sharing Our Story

Saturday, 18 June

12:00 - 16:00

By Ignite Theatre

Ignite Theatre’s young people will share their stories, thoughts and feelings about the world they live in through a specially devised performance. The performance will celebrate cultural diversity, be thought-provoking and will inspire all those who get to see it. This family-friendly performance will be well worth seeing! Where: Knightswood Community Gala, Knightswood Park, 81A…

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Never Give Up: Coming Together in Celebration of Our Stories

Saturday, 18 June

12:00 - 16:00

By Kinning Park Complex

Kinning Park Complex community members invite you to join us for a community lunch. Come and enjoy a menu of traditional dishes from El Salvador, Sudan, Iraq, Eritrea and Ethiopia, accompanied by stories about each of the chosen favourite meals. Nigerian storytelling will follow the food, and we will close with dancing and music from…

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Love Without Limits Gathering

Saturday, 18 June

12:00 - 17:00

By Faith in Community Scotland

About the event: A Gathering to explore and develop the faithful welcome offered to asylum seekers and refugees. Faith communities in Scotland are places of hope, compassion and skill and play a central role in the lives of many refugees and asylum seekers. How can we be inspired to build on resources and equip ourselves…

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An African Woman in Scotland

Saturday, 18 June

12:00 - 14:00

By Sharpen Her: The African Women's Network

Join Sharpen Her for a play exploring the stories and experiences of African Women in Scotland. An African Woman in Scotland showcases the skills and talents of refugee and asylum-seeking women. Through song and performance, we will invoke the journeys that women have taken to reach Scotland, their current lives, and the contributions they are making…

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The Healing Power of Plants

Saturday, 18 June

12:00 - 16:00

By Meadows Community Gardens (Greening our Street)

Join us at our community garden on The Meadows to discover The Healing Power of Plants. Drop in to take a tour of the community garden and orchard. Enjoy the flowers, herbs and plants. Then select some plants to make your very own cyanotype print, using the power of the sun, to take home and enjoy….

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A Fun Afternoon

Saturday, 18 June

13:00 - 16:00

By With Refugees Broughty Ferry

With Refugees Broughty Ferry invite you to a family-friendly afternoon of music, food and fun. Everyone is welcome for this multi-cultural celebration. And if the weather is nice, we’ll be holding outdoor activities for the children. Where Barnhill St Margaret’s Church Hall, 1 Guthrie Terrace, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2QX Interested? Please contact Salam Souliman mobile…

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Empowering Refugees

Saturday, 18 June

13:00 - 17:00

By Renfrewshire Effort to Empower Minorities (REEM)

REEM is proud to invite you to our Empowering Refugees event. Join us for an action-packed afternoon filled with food, entertainment and storytelling. We have invited members of Renfrewshire’s Syrian community to share their stories of coming to Scotland. They will tell us how their journeys began and how they are going in the present…

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Create, Share, Connect

Saturday, 18 June

13:30 - 15:30

By The GoMA Youth Group

If you want to talk, meet new people and get creative at the same time then come and hang out with the GoMA Youth Group! Our event aims to help young people from refugee backgrounds to connect as we explore a selection of artworks on display at the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA) in Glasgow….

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Around the Table

Saturday, 18 June

14:00 - 17:00

By SYNERGY

We welcome you to join us at Around the Table for an evening of music, food and conversation. This event brings people from different cultures and backgrounds together to share our stories from lockdown, our experiences of the Covid-19 pandemic, and how we feel now that restrictions have been lifted. Where: Common Village, 75 Stirling Rd,…

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The Refugee Journey

Saturday, 18 June

14:00 - 17:00

By Africa Delice community group

Africa Delice invites you to The Refugee Journey, an online gathering where you can meet new people, share stories of home and learn how to cook traditional African food. This is a safe space where people can talk freely about the struggles they have encountered when leaving their home countries and the difficulties they face…

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My Experience, Your Knowledge

Saturday, 18 June

14:00 - 18:00

By African Collaboration Group

In this storytelling event, refugees and the local community will share experiences of their past and present lives. Traditionally in some African communities, adults share stories to educate the young. This takes place around the fire while food is being cooked and eaten. It isn’t possible to do this in Scotland because people usually only…

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Stories to Tell, Characters to Meet: Storybook Launch

Saturday, 18 June

15:00 - 16:00

By Serve2020 - Zoom Clubs

Stories to Tell, Characters to Meet: Scripting, Sketching, Sensing, Sharing The children of the Serve2020 Zoom Club invite you to celebrate with us once again. Remember last year’s virtual world tour? We loved having you journey with us! This year we’re inviting you to join us in person for the official launch of our storybooks….

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Manyo-Bito

Saturday, 18 June

15:00 - 20:00

By Shaping Life

Manyo Bito is the name given to wedding ceremonies celebrated by the Mandinka people from the West African countries of the Gambia, Mali and Guinea. Join us for a traditional Manyo Bito celebration and find out more about the costumes, music, songs and rituals behind this special occasion. The Mandinka have a long history of…

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Love Without Limits ‘Ceilidh’ Dinner

Saturday, 18 June

17:00 - 19:15

By Faith in Community Scotland

A relaxed get together with dinner. Join Faith in the Community Scotland at Gorbals Parish Church for a Love Without Limits ‘Ceilidh’. Our ‘ceilidh’ is inspired by the original Gaelic sense of the word, which is around visiting and connecting with others. We’re bringing together New Scots and people from local faith communities across Scotland…

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Ceilidh nan Sgeul: The Concert of Stories

Saturday, 18 June

17:00 - 20:00

By Strath & Sleat Church of Scotland

Stath and Sleat Church of Scotland welcomes you to the Isle of Skye for Ceilidh nan Sgeul (The Concert of Stories). Gaelic culture has a rich storytelling tradition and this is something we are keen to share with refugee families that have settled on Skye and in neighbouring communities. Locals, new arrivals and visitors are all…

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Unknown Lives

Saturday, 18 June

18:00 - 19:30

By World Spirit Theatre

Join us for Unknown Lives, a play created by World Spirit Theatre. This is a play about the journeys people make in their new communities. It is about the process of integration while waiting for a decision on your asylum claim and the impact that can have on people’s lives. The play will be performed…

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From Other Spaces: Performance

Saturday, 18 June

18:00 - 21:00

By Non Place Collective

Non Place Collective presents: From Other Spaces, an exhibition and performance by Mousa Alnana. “The space of non-place creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude, and similitude” – Marc Augé Mousa is a painter investigating the role of art in revolutions and storytelling. He was born and raised in Homs and has exhibited his work…

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Solas Festival 2022

Sunday, 19 June

08:00 - 20:00

By Solas Festival

Solas is back this year with a full-size festival. Set in the beautiful Perthshire countryside, Solas Festival creates a generous, hospitable space in Scotland where the arts can be performed and enjoyed by all. The all-age, weekend-long celebration of music and the arts is designed to entertain, inspire and challenge. Where: Errol Park, Errol, Perthshire,…

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Sharing Stories Exhibition and Workshop

Sunday, 19 June

10:00 - 16:00

By ScrapAntics CIC

Come and join us at our Sharing Stories exhibition for a chance to celebrate working together and enjoy the amazing creative skills of the ScrapAntics Family Club. Browse textile art created by women attending the Flourish group at Dundee International Women’s Centre. They were supported by Glasgow based, Iranian artist Paria Moazemi Goodarzi to use…

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Letters of Hope

Sunday, 19 June

10:00 - 16:00

By Milk Cafe

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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The World’s Game: Archaeology and Football at Cathkin Park

Sunday, 19 June

10:30 - 15:30

By Archaeology Scotland

Archaeology Scotland is hosting a fun and interactive open day at our excavation of Cathkin Park football stadium in Glasgow’s Southside. We will be running tours, survey workshops, artefact handling workshops and talks to tell the story of the fascinating and diverse history of football in Glasgow. There will also be an opportunity for people…

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Anti-Racist Solstice Storytelling

Sunday, 19 June

11:00 - 16:00

By Woodlands Community Development Trust

Woodlands Community’s Anti-Racist group and our partner charity, Safe in Scotland, invite you to join us for a family-friendly day of music, poetry, storytelling, food and fun. Share knowledge, stories and solidarity with your neighbours Sample delicious food from Ethiopia and South Asia. Have a go at screen-printing t-shirts with artist and activist Keng Keng…

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From Other Spaces

Sunday, 19 June

11:00 - 18:00

By Non Place Collective

Non Place Collective presents: From Other Spaces, an exhibition and performance by Mousa Alnana. “The space of non-place creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude, and similitude” – Marc Augé Mousa is a painter investigating the role of art in revolutions and storytelling. He was born and raised in Homs and has exhibited his work…

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Refugee Hockey Festival

Sunday, 19 June

12:00 - 16:00

By West District Hockey

West District Hockey is holding an event as part of Refugee Festival Scotland and Refugee Hockey Festival. At the event, people seeking asylum and refugees will have the opportunity to play hockey with coaches on-hand to talk you through the rules of the game and give you some helpful tips. This is a chance for…

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Music Connects Celebration

Sunday, 19 June

13:00 - 16:00

By Music Broth

A happy sunny (we hope!)  Music Connects Celebration event, at our Music Broth musical library, bringing together people from a wide variety of backgrounds to showcase their musical skills and musical heritage. This event is family-friendly, free, and full of music, activities and refreshments. All welcome. Where: Music Broth, 7 Hollybrook Place, Govanhill, Glasgow, G42…

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Together | Còmhla

Sunday, 19 June

13:00 - 16:00

By The Highlands Supports Refugees

Join Highlands Supports Refugees for Còmhla, a gathering that brings members of the local Gaelic and refugee communities from Syria and Afghanistan together to share cultures and stories. Everyone is welcome to take part in this family-friendly afternoon of music, food, art and storytelling. We’ll be celebrating our favourite stories from our home so please,…

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Alternative Tracks

Sunday, 19 June

14:00 - 17:00

By Edinburgh Printmakers

Alternative Tracks is a large textile artwork created by refugee groups in Edinburgh. Facilitated by Distanced Assemblage and developed in partnership with The Welcoming, groups produced a collection of textile printed panels responding to the theme of ‘belonging’. Where: Edinburgh Printmakers’ Courtyard Castle Mills, 1 Dundee Street, Edinburgh, EH3 9FP Interested? No booking required. Just…

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Adam: Screening + Q&A

Sunday, 19 June

19:40 - 21:30

By National Theatre of Scotland

Adam, the screen adaptation of the acclaimed multi-award-winning play inspired by the life of Adam Kashmiry, will receive a special screening as part of Refugee Festival Scotland. The film will be followed by a question and answer session with Adam Kashmiry and director, Cora Bissett. Adam tells the remarkable story of a young trans man and…

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Adam: Streaming Online

Monday, 20 June

00:00 - 23:59

By National Theatre of Scotland

Watch Adam, the screen adaptation of the acclaimed multi-award-winning stage play inspired by the life of Adam Kashmiry, online as part of Refugee Festival Scotland. Adam tells the remarkable story of a young trans man and his struggle across genders and borders to be himself. Originally a multi-award-winning stage play, Adam has been reinvented as…

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Refugee Write (Women-only)

Monday, 20 June

11:00 - 13:00

By Grampian Regional Equality Council

Refugee Write is a creative writing and art workshop for New Scots. The workshop will be structured around the theme of home and what home means to each individual taking part. The session will be led by artist Victoria Fifield from openroadltd.com and Sahar Abdulla from Grampion Regional Equality Council. Please note: This is a…

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From Other Spaces

Monday, 20 June

11:00 - 18:00

By Non Place Collective

Non Place Collective presents: From Other Spaces, an exhibition and performance by Mousa Alnana. “The space of non-place creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude, and similitude” – Marc Augé Mousa is a painter investigating the role of art in revolutions and storytelling. He was born and raised in Homs and has exhibited his work…

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The Story of Yemeni Cuisine

Monday, 20 June

12:00 - 14:00

By Yemeni Scottish Foundation

We believe that one of the best ways to get to know someone truly is through their food. Therefore, we would like to share some of Yemen’s best-loved dishes with you and reveal the stories and rituals that accompany each plate of food. Our guest chef will lead you through a cookery workshop, teaching you…

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Going Home: Refugee Repatriation in History

Monday, 20 June

14:00 - 15:00

By MADAR Network

What happens when refugees go home? Since the modern international system of refugee protection began to emerge in the 1920s, repatriation – refugees going home – has been one of its main intended aims. But it is rarely easy. In the space of a few weeks in spring 1962, over two hundred thousand Algerian refugees returned…

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Why Public Libraries: An Art Exhibition

Monday, 20 June

14:00 - 16:30

By Edinburgh Napier University

Join us at Wester Hailes Library for the grand opening of Why Public Libraries, an exhibition created in collaboration with artists who have lived experience of migration. The project, created by a PhD student, Rachel Salzano, aims to bring communities in Edinburgh together and spark conversation. Refugees and people seeking asylum were invited to submit…

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Stories to Tell, Characters to Meet: Zoom Club Juniors

Monday, 20 June

15:30 - 16:00

By Serve2020 - Zoom Clubs

Stories to Tell, Characters to Meet: Scripting, Sketching, Sensing, Sharing The children of the Serve2020 Zoom Club invite you once again to celebrate with us. Remember last year’s virtual world tour? We loved having you journey with us! This year we’re inviting you to the launch of our storybooks. We’ll introduce you to characters of our…

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Memories of Elsewhere

Monday, 20 June

17:00 - 19:00

By Iranian Scottish

Iranian Scottish invites you to Memories of Elsewhere, an interactive exhibition co-created by migrants and refugees from the local community. In the series of recent workshops, a team of musicians, artists and community art practitioners worked with the group, bringing together a collection of artefacts that tell the story of displacement through the eyes of…

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Community Sponsorship: How to Go About It

Monday, 20 June

18:00 - 19:00

By Failte Edinburgh

Would you like to find out how you and your friends can sponsor a refugee family to come and live in Scotland? Join Failte Edinburgh, a Community Sponsorship group, for one of our online sessions to find out more about getting started. We’ll talk you through the help and training that’s available and how to prepare…

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Afghan Heritage

Monday, 20 June

20:00 - 22:00

By Afghan Social Club

Join the Afghan Social Club for a special celebration of all things Afghani. Sample traditional foods, explore our rich history and heritage and learn about the language, culture and traditional dress in different regions of Afghanistan. This is a fun, informal event which is open to everyone. Come along to meet your new Afghan neighbours…

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Adam: Streaming Online

Tuesday, 21 June

00:00 - 23:59

By National Theatre of Scotland

Watch Adam, the screen adaptation of the acclaimed multi-award-winning stage play inspired by the life of Adam Kashmiry, online as part of Refugee Festival Scotland. Adam tells the remarkable story of a young trans man and his struggle across genders and borders to be himself. Originally a multi-award-winning stage play, Adam has been reinvented as…

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Listening to Our City: Storytelling Workshop

Tuesday, 21 June

10:00 - 14:00

By The Poverty Truth Community

The Poverty Truth Community, Women’s Integration Network and Tricky Hat Theatre Company invite people in the asylum process to a storytelling workshop which celebrates diversity and connections, and shares hopes, dreams, culture and creativity. Together we will create live and recorded performances – a chance to listen deeply to our city. Where: The Pyramid at…

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From Other Spaces

Tuesday, 21 June

11:00 - 18:00

By Non Place Collective

Non Place Collective presents: From Other Spaces, an exhibition and performance by Mousa Alnana. “The space of non-place creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude, and similitude” – Marc Augé Mousa is a painter investigating the role of art in revolutions and storytelling. He was born and raised in Homs and has exhibited his work…

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Handmade Stories

Tuesday, 21 June

13:00 - 15:00

By ELREC - SOMRA project

Pop along to the Augustin United Church for a vibrant afternoon of workshops, fashion and creative arts. Refugees and migrants who have settled in Edinburgh will be showcasing their talents – and their care for the environment – through storytelling and eco-art. Have a go at some upcycled crafts, try reflexology, or breathe new life…

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Tell Your Story

Tuesday, 21 June

16:30 - 18:30

By Children's Literature and Literacies, University of Glasgow

A workshop for teachers and academics using children’s literature to enable storytelling. In this three-part event, participants will: a) Attend a virtual tour of refugee narratives in children’s literature, b) Learn about strategies on how to use refugee children’s narratives in classrooms and home settings to enable storytelling c) Create their own stories in a…

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Stories to Tell, Characters to Meet: Zoom Club

Tuesday, 21 June

17:00 - 18:00

By Serve2020 - Zoom Clubs

Stories to Tell, Characters to Meet: Scripting, Sketching, Sensing, Sharing The children of the Serve2020 Zoom Club invite you once again to celebrate with us. Remember last year’s virtual world tour? We loved having you journey with us! This year we’re inviting you to the launch of our storybooks. We’ll introduce you to characters of our…

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Crafting at The Glendale Women’s Cafe

Tuesday, 21 June

17:00 - 19:00

By Scottish Civic Trust

Get design inspiration from the many different cultures represented by the women of the cafe, share patterns and traditions from your own culture, or create something totally new! The Cafe is a space created by and for local women and has been welcoming longtime neighbours and new arrivals for 10 years. This free craft session…

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Language Exchange: Sharing Food and Stories

Tuesday, 21 June

18:00 - 21:00

By Glasgow Autonomous Space

Join members of Glasgow’s refugee and migrant community for a special celebration of food and the power it has to bring people together. Bring along a dish that means something to you, taste mouth-watering meals from around the world and learn the stories, histories and traditions behind each plate of food. Come to enjoy music,…

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An Aid Convoy to Ukraine

Tuesday, 21 June

19:00 - 20:30

By MOOL

This is the story of how communities across Scotland came together to help people affected by the war in Ukraine. Horrified by the news that millions of Ukrainians had been forced from their homes by the Russian invasion, a concerned group of ordinary people felt compelled to act. The group, who called themselves Opir (after…

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Home – Musicians in Exile

Tuesday, 21 June

19:30 - 20:30

By Musicians in Exile

A live set performed by Musicians in Exile. Home is full of our stories. Stories of people and places left behind, present uncertainty, waiting, relocating, and hope for a future place to call home in peace and safety, reuniting families, having friends around, celebrating cultures in freedom and writing new songs as old ones end….

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Adam: Streaming Online

Wednesday, 22 June

00:00 - 23:59

By National Theatre of Scotland

Watch Adam, the screen adaptation of the acclaimed multi-award-winning stage play inspired by the life of Adam Kashmiry, online as part of Refugee Festival Scotland. Adam tells the remarkable story of a young trans man and his struggle across genders and borders to be himself. Originally a multi-award-winning stage play, Adam has been reinvented as…

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Letters of Hope

Wednesday, 22 June

09:00 - 17:00

By Milk Cafe

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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Our stories: A Women’s Writing Workshop

Wednesday, 22 June

11:00 - 14:00

By Interfaith Glasgow's Weekend Club

Join the writer, Abigail Haworth, to explore refugee women’s stories and work together to create our own short pieces of writing. Before the event takes place, we’ll send you a short story – written by a woman from a refugee background – to read in advance. When we meet for our book club, we’ll discuss…

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From Other Spaces

Wednesday, 22 June

11:00 - 18:00

By Non Place Collective

Non Place Collective presents: From Other Spaces, an exhibition and performance by Mousa Alnana. “The space of non-place creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude, and similitude” – Marc Augé Mousa is a painter investigating the role of art in revolutions and storytelling. He was born and raised in Homs and has exhibited his work…

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New Scots meet a New Generation

Wednesday, 22 June

12:30 - 14:30

By Ubuntu Scotland

Ubuntu Scotland invites you and your children to a family-friendly event led by young people from different backgrounds. Scottish school children and their New Scots classmates have worked together to prepare a fun-filled afternoon of games and storytelling. The young people will share their stories and experiences ad you’re welcome to share yours too! We’ll…

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Garnethill Refugee Trail

Wednesday, 22 June

14:00 - 16:00

By Scottish Jewish Heritage Centre

A guided walk of the Garnethill Refugee Trail, revealing places that are connected with Jewish refugees who came to Glasgow from Europe around the Second World War. Find out where children from the Kindertransport stayed. Learn about the house on Sauchiehall street where refugees were able to meet and mix with local people. And much…

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One Millie, All Nations: Exhibition

Wednesday, 22 June

14:00 - 16:00

By Sewing2gether All Nations

Welcome to One Millie, All Nations, an exciting series of events run by Sewing2gether All Nations in partnership with Journeys in Design: Our Linen Stories. At the heart of our programme is an exhibition of Millie dolls, hand-sewn by members of our group. These fabric creations reflect the rich textile heritage of Scotland and of…

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Stories to Tell, Characters to Meet: Zoom Club Too

Wednesday, 22 June

17:00 - 18:00

By Serve2020 - Zoom Clubs

Stories to Tell, Characters to Meet: Scripting, Sketching, Sensing, Sharing The children of the Serve2020 Zoom Club invite you once again to celebrate with us. Remember last year’s virtual world tour? We loved having you journey with us! This year we’re inviting you to the launch of our storybooks. We’ll introduce you to characters of our…

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MIN’s 21st Birthday Party

Wednesday, 22 June

17:30 - 20:00

By Maryhill Integration Network

Maryhill Integration Network (MIN) welcomes the whole community to our 21st Birthday celebration. Join us for an evening of live music, dance and song. Our party will tell the story of MIN’s 21-year history through a focus on arts and culture. The event aims to showcase the incredible cultural fabric of our city and will be…

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Sound of Refugee Voices Radio Show

Wednesday, 22 June

18:00 - 20:00

By Greater Govanhill Magazine

Greater Govanhill community magazine is partnering with Radio Buena Vida to produce a radio show that will be presented, created and edited by people with experience in the asylum system. The show will be a fascinating mix of stories interspersed with music selected by participants. The two-hour broadcast will air on buenavida.co.uk on Wednesday 22…

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Community Sponsorship: How to Go About It

Wednesday, 22 June

19:00 - 20:00

By Failte Edinburgh

Would you like to find out how you and your friends can sponsor a refugee family to come and live in Scotland? Join Failte Edinburgh, a Community Sponsorship group, for one of our online sessions to find out more about getting started. We’ll talk you through the help and training that’s available and how to…

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Evocations: Art and Storytelling Workshop

Wednesday, 22 June

19:30 - 21:30

By Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust

Join Edinburgh Old Town Development Trust at The Crannie Community Hub for a free storytelling workshop for adults. We’re bringing New Scots and life-long Edinburgh locals together to celebrate both our differences and the things we have in common. A local storyteller will lead the session as we get to know each other, share stories…

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Adam: Streaming Online

Thursday, 23 June

00:00 - 23:59

By National Theatre of Scotland

Watch Adam, the screen adaptation of the acclaimed multi-award-winning stage play inspired by the life of Adam Kashmiry, online as part of Refugee Festival Scotland. Adam tells the remarkable story of a young trans man and his struggle across genders and borders to be himself. Originally a multi-award-winning stage play, Adam has been reinvented as…

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Letters of Hope

Thursday, 23 June

09:00 - 17:00

By Milk Cafe

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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New Scots Storytelling on the Isle of Bute

Thursday, 23 June

09:00 - 17:00

By SAWA Refugee Programme

New Scots Storytelling on the Isle of Bute is a short film celebrating our universal love of stories. The film features New Scots who have settled in Rothseay and surrounding towns and villages on the island. Each person will share traditional stories from their countries of origin. Where: The film will be available to watch…

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One Millie, All Nations Exhibition

Thursday, 23 June

10:00 - 16:00

By Sewing2gether All Nations

Welcome to One Millie, All Nations, an exciting series of events run by Sewing2gether All Nations in partnership with Journeys in Design: Our Linen Stories. At the heart of our programme is an exhibition of Millie dolls, hand-sewn by members of our group. These fabric creations reflect the rich textile heritage of Scotland and of…

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Our Past and Present Beautiful Lives

Thursday, 23 June

10:30 - 13:30

By Women's Support Project

Our Past and Present Beautiful Lives is a meeting of cultures through food, music, dance and storytelling. This event aims to create a safe space for women who are registered with our Rights & Choices group to share their stories through whatever medium feels right to them. Please note this is a women only event….

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From Other Spaces

Thursday, 23 June

11:00 - 18:00

By Non Place Collective

Non Place Collective presents: From Other Spaces, an exhibition and performance by Mousa Alnana. “The space of non-place creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude, and similitude” – Marc Augé Mousa is a painter investigating the role of art in revolutions and storytelling. He was born and raised in Homs and has exhibited his work…

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Away Up in Gorgie, This is My Story

Thursday, 23 June

16:00 - 20:00

By Big Hearts Community Trust

Join Big Hearts at Tynecastle Park for a fantastic evening celebrating News Scots. This family-friendly event brings all members of the community together for a series of activities, including football, artistic performances and traditional food from selected countries. Guests will also hear from refugee and asylum-seeking young people who are involved with Big Hearts. Where…

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Between You and Me, What’s a Refugee? Feast

Thursday, 23 June

17:00 - 20:00

By The Kitchen at 44 CIC

In collaboration with local refugee families, we are hosting a feast of cultural food to accompany some films and animations being shown by Creative Stirling. Our community meal is open to everyone who is involved in, or interested in finding out more about Creative Stirling’s Between You and Me, What’s a Refugee? programme. Where The…

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Twilight Talk: Creative Journeys for New Scots

Thursday, 23 June

18:00 - 20:00

By Sewing2gether All Nations

This talk and panel discussion is part of an exciting programme of events run by Sewing2gether All Nations in partnership with Journeys in Design: Our Linen Stories. Creative Journeys for New Scots reflects on the rich textile heritage of Scotland and of the New Scots that have settled here. Join our panel – which includes…

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Adam: Streaming Online

Friday, 24 June

00:00 - 23:59

By National Theatre of Scotland

Watch Adam, the screen adaptation of the acclaimed multi-award-winning stage play inspired by the life of Adam Kashmiry, online as part of Refugee Festival Scotland. Adam tells the remarkable story of a young trans man and his struggle across genders and borders to be himself. Originally a multi-award-winning stage play, Adam has been reinvented as…

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Letters of Hope

Friday, 24 June

09:00 - 17:00

By Milk Cafe

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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Gaming Against the Hostile Environment #3

Friday, 24 June

10:00 -

By Gaming against the Hostile Environment

Gaming Against The Hostile Environment is an event to raise money for various grassroots communities fighting the Hostile Environment in the UK. In the last two years, our community of dedicated Gamers raised over £10,000 with their fun gaming marathons. Join us this year GATHE #3 to support 4 amazing grassroots organisations doing fantastic work…

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Flavours of My Country: What’s Your Food Story?

Friday, 24 June

10:00 - 14:00

By TCV Building Roots

The Building Roots community invites you to sample delicious flavours from around the world. Join us to try new dishes and learn the stories behind some of our favourite foods from home. We’ll also be sharing tips on sustainable vegetable growing and talking about which gardening methods work well in Scottish weather. Where Eglinton Community…

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One Millie, All Nations: Exhibition

Friday, 24 June

10:00 - 16:00

By Sewing2gether All Nations

Welcome to One Millie, All Nations, an exciting series of events run by Sewing2gether All Nations in partnership with Journeys in Design: Our Linen Stories. At the heart of our programme is an exhibition of Millie dolls, hand-sewn by members of our group. These fabric creations reflect the rich textile heritage of Scotland and of…

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Celebrating the Positives

Friday, 24 June

11:00 - 13:00

By Refugee Survival Trust

What does it mean to have to leave your home is search of safety? Join us for a special event which explores the stories of people with experience of the asylum system through a key piece of peer research. We’ll begin the morning with a film screening about our peer research project, which focused on…

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From Other Spaces

Friday, 24 June

11:00 - 18:00

By Non Place Collective

Non Place Collective presents: From Other Spaces, an exhibition and performance by Mousa Alnana. “The space of non-place creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude, and similitude” – Marc Augé Mousa is a painter investigating the role of art in revolutions and storytelling. He was born and raised in Homs and has exhibited his work…

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Our Stories are Connected

Friday, 24 June

12:00 - 16:30

By Central and West Integration Network

Join us for the opening of a unique exhibition by the Central and West Integration Network’s refugee art group, inspired by the surrealist 1930s parlour game, ‘Exquisite Corps’. Each artist created their own part of a larger, collaborative drawing. While working on their section of the drawing, participants could only see two inches of another…

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Stories of Hope

Friday, 24 June

14:00 - 17:00

By Freedom from Torture

This is a launch event for Stories of Hope – a short collection of real-life stories from people rebuilding their lives in Scotland. Stories of Hope was created by members of Freedom from Torture’s Women Together and Peace Group. The group attended a series of writing and art workshops that helped them to reflect on…

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One Millie, All Nations: Linen Walk by Design

Friday, 24 June

14:30 - 16:00

By Sewing2gether All Nations

The Linen Walk by Design is part of an exciting series of events run by Sewing2gether All Nations in partnership with Journeys in Design: Our Linen Stories. On the guided walk, lead by John Ennis, we will share tales of our textile heritage and reflect on the rich textile history of Scotland and of the…

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Meet Me There

Friday, 24 June

16:00 - 19:00

By African Arts Centre

The African Arts Centre warmly invites you to our neighbourhood for an interactive storytelling session lead by Chief Amu. Join us for a friendly chat, enjoy some music and share traditional tales from some of the many cultures that call Scotland home. Everyone is welcome. Refreshments will be provided Where Yoker Community Campus, 10 Kelso…

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Celebration of Cultural Diversity

Friday, 24 June

17:00 - 20:00

By Govan Community Project

Govan Community Project’s Voices of Experience group invites you to a Celebration of Cultural Diversity. Our family-friendly event brings people together to experience, share and celebrate the rich cultural diversity that refugees and people seeking asylum brings to Govan and the wider community. There will be music, food and plenty of opportunities to meet new…

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Community Sponsorship: How to Go About It

Friday, 24 June

18:00 - 19:00

By Failte Edinburgh

Would you like to find out how you and your friends can sponsor a refugee family to come and live in Scotland? Join Failte Edinburgh, a Community Sponsorship group, for one of our online sessions to find out more about getting started. We’ll talk you through the help and training that’s available and how to…

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Scottish and Arabic Story and Poetry Evening

Friday, 24 June

19:00 - 21:00

By Friends of the Amal Project (SCIO)

Friends of Amal invite you to join us for an evening of Scottish and Arabic poetry and stories, performed by storytellers from our local community. Please note that this is a women only event. Refreshments will be served. Where Acorn Centre, West High Street, Inverurie, AB51 3SA Interested? Tickets cost £5 but are free to…

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Adam: Streaming Online

Saturday, 25 June

00:00 - 23:59

By National Theatre of Scotland

Watch Adam, the screen adaptation of the acclaimed multi-award-winning stage play inspired by the life of Adam Kashmiry, online as part of Refugee Festival Scotland. Adam tells the remarkable story of a young trans man and his struggle across genders and borders to be himself. Originally a multi-award-winning stage play, Adam has been reinvented as…

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Letters of Hope

Saturday, 25 June

09:00 - 17:00

By Milk Cafe

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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The Story of Me

Saturday, 25 June

10:00 - 13:00

By How It Felt

Are you interested in storytelling and creativity? Join us for a family-friendly workshop where you will learn about the power of storytelling, why your own story is important and how to share your story with others. Adults and children are invited to share their stories through drawings, portraits, symbols and the written word. The stories…

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SRC Esolperth Annual Football Tournament

Saturday, 25 June

10:00 - 14:00

By Esolperth English Language Lessons

Come to Perth and play football! Our event is open to everyone who would like to put a team together and join our tournament. We will provide snacks and drinks. Help with transport may be available. Registration is essential to organise the tournament. Where South Inch Park, Perth PH2 8EB Interested? Please send an email…

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New Scots Food Festival

Saturday, 25 June

10:00 - 16:00

By Spike Wheat Scots

Come and sample dishes prepared by members of North Ayrshire’s New Scot community and gain a new perspective on refugees that you won’t read about in the papers or see on television. We will be sharing our stories through food, music, dance, conversation and short films about the refugee experience. By bringing people from different…

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Gaming Against the Hostile Environment #3

Saturday, 25 June

10:00 - 00:00

By Gaming against the Hostile Environment

Gaming Against The Hostile Environment is an event to raise money for various grassroots communities fighting the Hostile Environment in the UK. In the last two years, our community of dedicated Gamers raised over £10,000 with their fun gaming marathons. Join us this year GATHE #3 to support 4 amazing grassroots organisations doing fantastic work…

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Fun Family Day at the Antonine Wall

Saturday, 25 June

11:00 - 16:00

By Jasmine and Thistle and the Rediscovering the Antonine Wall Project

Almost 2000 years ago, skilled archers from what is now Syria lived along the Antonine Wall, the northernmost frontier of the Roman Empire. Today, families from modern-day Syria and other parts of the world, with their own skills and strengths, have also come to call places local to the Wall their home. Scottish and Syrian…

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From Other Spaces

Saturday, 25 June

11:00 - 18:00

By Non Place Collective

Non Place Collective presents: From Other Spaces, an exhibition and performance by Mousa Alnana. “The space of non-place creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude, and similitude” – Marc Augé Mousa is a painter investigating the role of art in revolutions and storytelling. He was born and raised in Homs and has exhibited his work…

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Taking Space

Saturday, 25 June

12:00 - 15:30

By Glasgow Women's Library

A day for sharing, reflection and healing from the hostile environment. After two years of the pandemic there has been little opportunity to draw breath. Another war has been added to the list of global conflicts. And here in the UK, the punitive Nationality and Borders Bill has become law. There are plenty of reasons…

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Tingatinga Party

Saturday, 25 June

12:00 - 17:00

By David Livingstone Birthplace

Join us for an afternoon of live music, food and storytelling with performances from artist Gameli Tordzro, a specially commissioned film by Mara Menzies and the launch of a new zine exploring untold stories in response to David Livingstone Birthplace Museum (DLBM) collections. The event is organised by David Livingstone Birthplace Exchange Project group in…

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Worlds Apart and Worlds Together

Saturday, 25 June

12:30 - 15:30

By The Welcoming Association

This cross-cultural storytelling event will bring together members of local refugee communities to mark and celebrate World Refugee Week 2022. The family-friendly afternoon will be led by a professional storyteller, with live music, arts and crafts and buffet-style food and drink. Where St Martin of Tours Episcopal Church, 232 Dalry Rd, Edinburgh EH11 2JG Interested?…

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Refugee Success Stories

Saturday, 25 June

13:00 - 15:00

By Safety Awareness Glasgow

We want to show children and young people from refugee backgrounds that they can build successful lives for themselves in Scotland. Our event event aims to inspire New Scots children by giving them examples of role models from the refugee and asylum seeking community. We will share stories about people from refugee backgrounds who have…

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Let Me Tell You a Story of My Country

Saturday, 25 June

13:00 - 17:00

By Stronger Together Enterprise

Our family-friendly event is a celebration of African cultures. Children and young people will share stories about their countries of origin through poems, songs and performance. The purpose of the event is to learn about the different African cultures and appreciate the value they have brought to Scotland. Where Hydepark Business Centre, 60 Mollinsburn Street,…

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Refugee Festival Scotland Celebration 2022

Saturday, 25 June

13:30 - 18:00

By Scottish Africa United

Join us for a special gathering where you can meet people from different backgrounds, make new friends and share the stories of our cultures and communities through music, dance and food. Our group is made up of refugees and asylum seekers who have settled in Scotland. We bring people from different cultures together to learn…

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Create, Share, Connect: Online

Saturday, 25 June

14:00 - 15:30

By The GoMA Youth Group

If you want to talk, meet new people and get creative at the same time then come and hang out virtually with the GoMA Youth Group! Our online event aims to help young people from refugee backgrounds to connect as we explore a selection of artworks on display in the Gallery of Modern Art (GoMA)…

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Tell Me Your Story at Soft Play

Saturday, 25 June

14:00 - 16:00

By North East Glasgow Framework For Dialogue

We would like to invite you to a fun day at the soft play. Our event will bring together refugees and people seeking asylum in North East Glasgow with guests from the local community. While the children enjoy the soft play, the adults can get to know each other better by sharing stories about life…

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Peace and Refugee Solidarity Event

Saturday, 25 June

14:00 - 16:00

By Edinburgh Trades Union Council

Join Edinburgh TUC for a public show of solidarity with people fleeing war and persecution in Ukraine, Afghanistan, Syria, Yemen and other countries around the world. There are many reasons why people are forced to leave their homes, from political repression, religious persecution and ethnic cleansing to the impact of catastrophic climate change. Governments should…

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One Millie, All Nations: Exhibition

Saturday, 25 June

14:00 - 16:00

By Sewing2gether All Nations

Welcome to One Millie, All Nations, an exciting series of events run by Sewing2gether All Nations in partnership with Journeys in Design: Our Linen Stories. At the heart of our programme is an exhibition of Millie dolls, hand-sewn by members of our group. These fabric creations reflect the rich textile heritage of Scotland and of…

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One Millie, All Nations: The Creative Family Workshop

Saturday, 25 June

14:30 - 16:30

By Sewing2gether All Nations

Our family-friendly textile workshop is part of an exciting programme of events run by Sewing2gether All Nations in partnership with Journeys in Design: Our Linen Stories. At the heart of One Millie, All Nations is an exhibition of Millie dolls, hand-sewn by members of our group. Linen mill workers, known as ‘Millies’ formed the backbone…

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Asylum Seeker and Refugee Scholarships

Saturday, 25 June

15:00 - 19:00

By Africa Future

Are you a New Scot looking for opportunities for further education? Join Africa Future for a special event where you can find out more about college and university scholarships that are available to refugees and people seeking asylum in Scotland. Hear from our panel of experts, including local councillors and politicians, representatives from Universities and…

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Net Zero Yemeni Community

Saturday, 25 June

17:00 - 21:30

By United Yemeni Community in Scotland

Did you know that Scotland and Yemen have a lot of things in common? Find out more about the links between these two cultures and hear from representatives of the Yemeni community about their experiences of life in Scotland. Join us for an unforgettable evening of music, song, dancing and delicious cuisine. This is your chance…

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Adam: Streaming Online

Sunday, 26 June

00:00 - 23:59

By National Theatre of Scotland

Watch Adam, the screen adaptation of the acclaimed multi-award-winning stage play inspired by the life of Adam Kashmiry, online as part of Refugee Festival Scotland. Adam tells the remarkable story of a young trans man and his struggle across genders and borders to be himself. Originally a multi-award-winning stage play, Adam has been reinvented as…

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Letters of Hope

Sunday, 26 June

10:00 - 16:00

By Milk Cafe

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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Gaming Against the Hostile Environment #3

Sunday, 26 June

10:00 - 00:00

By Gaming against the Hostile Environment

Gaming Against The Hostile Environment is an event to raise money for various grassroots communities fighting the Hostile Environment in the UK. In the last two years, our community of dedicated Gamers raised over £10,000 with their fun gaming marathons. Join us this year GATHE #3 to support 4 amazing grassroots organisations doing fantastic work…

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New Scots Forest Bathing Session

Sunday, 26 June

11:00 - 13:00

By Open Aye & Scottish Forestry

Forest Bathing, or Shinrin Yoku, is known in Japan (and, increasingly, worldwide) as a method of relaxation in nature, which brings tangible health and wellbeing benefits. In this special session for Refugee Festival, our trained & experienced guides will lead a small group on a gentle woodland walk, with invitations to connect and enhance the…

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From Other Spaces

Sunday, 26 June

11:00 - 18:00

By Non Place Collective

Non Place Collective presents: From Other Spaces, an exhibition and performance by Mousa Alnana. “The space of non-place creates neither singular identity nor relations; only solitude, and similitude” – Marc Augé Mousa is a painter investigating the role of art in revolutions and storytelling. He was born and raised in Homs and has exhibited his work…

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Sharing the Learning Experience: Post-Covid Discussion

Sunday, 26 June

13:00 - 15:00

By Greatway Foundation

Greatway Foundation invites you to an open discussion aimed at the BAME community around lessons learned from Covid-19, including how to better protect and prepare the community for future crises. At the event, speakers from the BAME community will be sharing their experiences of the pandemic and talking about the help and support they received…

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Home Sweet Scotland: World Foodie Boogie

Sunday, 26 June

13:30 - 16:00

By OneRen

OneRen is holding a mini festival as part of the Refugee Festival Scotland celebrations. Join us for a rich global fusion of food, music, crafts, stalls and Jambo! Radio. Home Sweet Scotland is a family friendly event, suitable for all ages from 0 to 100. The fun will include: Music from The Pilgrim’s Society, Grant…

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Sudan Refugee Day

Sunday, 26 June

14:00 - 18:00

By Sudanese Community in Edinburgh

The Sudanese community in Edinburgh invites you to an uplifting and inspiring celebration highlighting the diversity and resilience of our people and culture. We will use traditional music, art and storytelling to highlight the journeys that Sudanese refugees have taken and the contribution that we make to life in Scotland. Our event will help participants to…

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Home Sweet Scotland: Evening of Music

Sunday, 26 June

18:00 - 23:59

By OneRen

OneRen invites you to a special evening of music curated by Matt Hickman and headlined by his band, Brownbear. The diverse line up of exciting new talent includes Washington, Paix, Becky Siksa and special guest. All of the performers have lived experience of growing up differently in Scotland. This event is designed to have something for…

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Stories of our Worlds

Thursday, 23 June

10:30 - 12:30

By Glasgow ESOL Forum

Stories of our Worlds is an event sharing and celebrating creative work produced by people learning English with Glasgow ESOL (English for Speakers of Other Languages) Forum. Join us for a morning of stories, photography, and creative writing from the perspectives of people from migrant and refugee communities. If you are unable to attend in-person,…

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