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|LGBT Unity Glasgow/Scotland
|St Andrew’s LGBT Celebration
|Glasgow Autonomous Space, 53 Kilbirnie Street, Glasgow, G5 8JD
|Bringing together LGBT Unity’s community to share experiences and the multicultural heritage of Scotland, with musical events, food and drink.
|Nepalese Himalayan Association Scotland
|Celebrate St. Andrews Day with a fusion of Scottish and Nepali music, poetry and food.
|Unit B Kettock Lodge Campus, 2 Balgownie Drive, Bridge of Don, Aberdeen, AB22 8GU
|This event is a fantastic opportunity to celebrate the Patron Saint of Scotland for all Scottish and Scots-at-heart, as well as the diverse ethnic minority communities of Scotland. We will showcase the best of Scottish, Nepalese and Indian music, dance, poetry as well as Asian food. The event will highlight the importance of St. Andrews Day in Scotland and the story associated with it. We will be inviting artists and musicians and members of multicultural communities to participate in the event.
* All the participants will be rewarded with a gift and certificate
|Rainbow Muslim Women’s Group
|St Andrew’s Day
|Dalgrain Community Hall, Avon Street, Grangemouth, FK3 8HH
|St Andrews Day will give us an opportunity to connect and promote with many diverse cultures in our community. There will be various activities taking place too including Scottish dancing, bagpipes, Arabic dabkah, Pakistani poetry and performances from children such as singing and dancing.
We will be able to give the community a chance to bond and socialise with many other people especially after being in lockdown for so long.
|Milan Senior Welfare Organisation
|Celebrating St Andrews Day with Milan
|411 Gilmerton Road, Edinburgh
|Proposed activity will bring together Milan service users and their families to celebrate St Andrews Day and a chance to show case how communities are linked and share common characteristics of song, dance, music, language and food.
|Celebrating St Andrew’s day! The Saint of Scotland
|Community Central Hall, 292-316 Maryhill Rd, Glasgow G20 7YE
|Scottish, Indian, African & Nepalese Music and dance with other creative activities. Tea,coffee, juice with light snacks, Bagpipes, Cultural programmes, DJ and dinner.
|Aberdeen Hindu Temple Trust
|Diverse St Andrew’s Day Celebration
|Aberdeen Hindu Temple, 20 Bankhead Avenue, Bucksburn, Aberdeen, AB21 9EU
|We will invite our different cultural member organisations and individuals who do not have experience of St Andrew Day celebration, and we will showcase Scottish music, International music and dance with varieties of healthy food.
|International Women’s Group
|Celebrating St Andrew’s Day
|Roystonhill Community Hub, 174 Roystonhill, Glasgow G21 2LG
|The UK (and consequently Scotland) has seen a rise in immigration, but due to lockdown and restrictions many have been unable to socialise or see Scotland for what it really is. This event aims to bridge this gap and demonstrate how much of an accepting and multicultural society Scotland is by showing the other cultures and nationalities that make up society.
With a variety of food, music, Boolywood Dance, a Ceilidh, and a showcase of Scottish heritage, music, poetry, and culture.
|Women In Action
|St Andrews & Act of Kindness
|Calabash, 57 Union Street, Glasgow, G1 3RB
|Through our work and especially during the pandemic, WIA is committed to Acts of kindness towards members and friends from all backgrounds, and age group. Therefore WIA is calling on community resilience and promoting community recovery through embedding the spirit of St Andrew in all of us. Our aim is to promote and encourage a community full of love and compassion for each other; building especially on the lessons learnt during the pandemic.
We will have music, food, and presentations on St Andrew’s and how kindness can support community recovery.
|Go Kids Performing Arts
|St Andrews Day Community Event
|3-11 Russell Street, Wishaw, North Lanarkshire, ML2 7AL
|We will have our highland dancers performing as well as doing short demonstrations. We will serve a traditional lunch and have our members performing Scottish material including traditional and modern work.
This is a fun way to teach the members and community more about our Scottish heritage and it most importantly will combat isolation and help to build community bonds.
|The Highlands Support Refugees
|St Andrew’s Day Online Raffle and Concert Fundraiser for THSR
|Online, Facebook Live
|We will ask our friend and local Oud player, Balal, to play a set together with a local ceilidh band, the Rascal Paradox, in their ceilidh café in Contin. This will provide folk across the highlands with a chance to hear some Syrian music and for our Syrian and Afghan friends to hear some traditional Scottish music.
We will stream the performance live on Facebook using our Ceilidhs Against Walls page and alongside this a host from The Highlands Supports Refugees will host an online chat so that people can find out more about THSR and ours and our partners work across the Highlands.
|Hwupenyu Health and Wellbeing Project
|Hwupenyu St Andrews day celebration
|Adelphi Centre, 12 Commericial Road, Glasgow, G5 0PQ
|A multicultural celebration of African and Scottish culture, through music and food. We will be inviting an Afro-Keltic band to take the service users through some traditional Scottish Ceilidh dances. We also plan to provide service users with the opportunity to teach all attendees a traditional dance from their own culture.
|Isaro Community Initiative
|Celebrating Saint Andrew’s day 2021
|Awestruck Academy, 36 Sylvania Way, South Clydeside, G81 1EA
|Saint Andrew’s event will bring diverse community members to celebrate together the country’s historical day; learn more about Saint Andrew patron and what he means in Scottish history. ISARO’s event activities will involve Quizzes on St Andrew’s Day, entertainment, activities for kids, a buffet with dishes from diverse culture including Cullen skink a Scottish traditional dish to educate the local community especially the minority ethnical groups on the history of Saint Andrew’s day. To celebrate St Andrew’s values of being humble and generous, Isaro will donate clothing and toys to attendees from donations received.
|Turkish Culture & Heritage C.I.C
|Scottish Turkish St Andrew’s Day Big Celebration
|Community Central Hall, 292-316 Maryhill Road, Glasgow G20 7YE
|We are proposing to organise the St Andrew’s Festival to introduce the Scottish culture and heritage to the wider cultural ethnic minority members and the wider public. We wil showcase the very best of Scotland with food, poetry, music, and guest speakers. It’s open to the wider community, there will be taster for the Scottish and Turkish traditional food and music and poetry.
With this opportunity, we would also talk about the lesser-known historical connection between Patron Saint of Scotland St Andrew and Istanbul (old Constantinople). This will be enhancing community engagement and raise Scotland’s international profile within the communities.
|Cambria’s St Andrews Diversity Cup
|Stepps Playing Fields, G33 6ND
|A tournament to promote the values of St Andrews through football. The activity will consist of tournament bringing 4 teams together on St Andrews Day.
Cambria, Glasgow On The Ball, Strathclyde University and United Glasgow will compete for the trophy. The event is free entry and anyone wishing to play can contact Cambria AFC on firstname.lastname@example.org
This event is support by an online communication campaign with the participating teams to raise awareness of St Andrews values of fairness, friendliness, and friendship in Scotland.
|Crookston Community Group
|Let’s Celebrate St. Andrew’s Day
|56 Beltrees Road, Glasgow, G53 5TF
|The proposed activity will bring normality post-Covid to our local community when celebrating St. Andrew’s Day, that will support in building an inclusive, relatable national identity.
Our volunteers will deliver parcels containing special Scottish-them