The Scottish Refugee Council has opened its Creative Communities Fund for community groups with a focus on working with refugees and asylum seekers to organise events or activities for Refugee Festival Scotland, which takes place from Tuesday 14th to Sunday 26th June 2016.
The Creative Communities Fund is designed to enable refugee-led and -focused community groups to participate in the Festival, by delivering an event or activity with their members and local public which will help to strengthen their partnerships and networks with host communities. The Festival’s theme is “solidarity”.
Groups can apply for different kinds of activities and events, including:
- music nights
- dance or theatre performances
- storytelling sessions
- fashion displays
- visual art exhibitions
- crafts activities
- film screenings
- book readings
- creative workshops
- themed walks
- multi-cultural food events
- sports events or campaigns
The closing date for applications is 12pm on Monday 21st March 2016.
For further information, please visit the Scottish Refugee Council’s website.