Tonight (Thursday 3rd July), 6pm – 8pm
Barras Art and Design, 54 Calton Entry, Glasgow, G40 2SB
Gather with Scotland’s refugee communities to re-imagine the traditional Scottish Céilidh and discover what ‘welcome’ means in Scotland today, with music, dance and song. Please see attached flyer for more details.
To reserve your place please contact firstname.lastname@example.org / 0141 223 7939
Dance opportunity for young people in the North East
Aberdeen International Youth Festival are looking to recruit young people from across the North-East, with varying levels of experience, who will work with internationally renowned choreographer and community dance leader Royston Maldoom, former Artistic Director of Scottish Dance Theatre Tamara McLorg, and selected Scottish dance artists. You will then work intensively for a fortnight to create a new dance piece and perform at His Majesty’s Theatre, Aberdeen. You’ll also be part of a commissioned documentary film.
Must be available on July 7 to 11, and July 14 to 20, 2014. Performances are on 20 July at 5pm and 7.30pm.
The deadline to sign up is today (Thursday 3 July). .
The Glasgow Gurdwara – Community Celebrations
The Glasgow Gurdwara, Scotland’s premier Sikh centre, welcomes you to be a part of their Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games programme running in July. Please see invite attached for more details.Invitation Glasgow Sikh Community Welcomes Commonwealth Family
Glasgow 2014 aspires to make the XX Commonwealth Games experience as accessible and inclusive as possible. To help achieve this, various forms of assistive technology will be provided across many venues, including audio description commentary and hearing enhancement technology.
Find out what is available at each venue and how to book here.
The Queen’s Baton Relay
Residents of Moray will today, Thursday 3 July, welcome the Queen’s Baton as it travels through the local authority during its journey across the length and breadth of Scotland, with a range of extraordinary batonbearers preparing to take part in the Glasgow 2014 Commonwealth Games’ Queen’s Baton Relay.
The Queen’s Baton will begin its journey through Moray in Buckie, and will travel across the full expanse of the local authority, passing through towns and villages including Cullen, Fochabers, Lossiemouth, Kinloss, Forres and Elgin. Tomorrow the baton will travel through Perth & Kinross, starting with a free community Breakfast in Rothes.
Find out where you can join in here.
The Digital Commonwealth Project
The ambition of the Digital Commonwealth project is to enhance the capacity of individuals and groups to use freely available mobile digital (and social) media tools and techniques to ensure their voices are heard in a saturated (and often commercially) motivated media landscape. The Digital Commonwealth team have been busy reporting on events around the Queen’s Baton Relay and will be doing some more work with communities throughout Scotland.
Find out more and visit the website here.
Special £10.00 ticket offer!
Glasgow’s Hampden Park welcomes 47 Olympic, Paralympic and World Champions this weekend for the prestigious IAAF Diamond League event, bringing together the best athletic field ever seen in Scotland. The event will guarantee to get your heart racing with show-stopping performances on the track and field.
As a Glasgow 2014 supporter you can take advantage of a fantastic £10.00 ticket offer! Watch the double Olympic and world champion Mo Farah return to the track along with the likes of Christine Ohuruogu, Greg Rutherford, Yohan Blake, Shelly-Ann Fraser-Pryce, David Rudisha and home favourites Eilidh Child, Eilish McColgan, Lynsey Sharp, Laura Muir and Chris O’Hare.