November 2022

Interfaith Civic Reception 2022


At a civic reception hosted by the Rt Hon The Lord Provost Councillor Jacqueline McLaren and Glasgow City Council, over 70 people from across Glasgow’s diverse faith and belief communities came together in the City Chambers to mark Scottish Interfaith Week 2022. Through speeches by the Bailie Christy Mearns, Glasgow’s Depute Lord Provost, and [...]

Interfaith Civic Reception 20222022-11-25T16:37:26+00:00

Family Fun Day 2022


Big smiles all round at our first Interfaith Family Fun Day since the pandemic, which rounded off Scottish Interfaith Week 2022! Over 300 people joined us at Hillhead Primary School for an afternoon of good food, chat, and fun. At the heart of this event were faith tables where children and their families [...]

Family Fun Day 20222022-11-25T14:52:53+00:00

Refugees Welcome: Challenging Hate Crime


After the annual National Hate Crime Awareness Week took place in early October, we ran an informational workshop on hate crime as experienced by people from refugee backgrounds. The event, run in collaboration with WSREC, had a particular focus on racial and religious hate crimes and how to report them, and was attended by [...]

Refugees Welcome: Challenging Hate Crime2022-11-07T08:27:15+00:00

October 2022

Sharing Stories in the Woodland Glade – Weekend Club


As the leaves are beginning to fall of the trees, the Weekend Club got together for an Autumnal day in the Hidden Gardens and had a lovely time despite the changeable weather! The event began with a delicious meal cooked and served by Weekend Club participants, with chefs cooking food from [...]

Sharing Stories in the Woodland Glade – Weekend Club2022-10-07T16:07:24+00:00

September 2022

Reopening of St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art


We are delighted to share with you the wonderful news that St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art in Glasgow has finally reopened its doors to the public! St Mungo's Museum is unique: named after Glasgow's patron saint, the museum explores the importance of religion in peoples’ lives across [...]

Reopening of St Mungo Museum of Religious Life and Art2022-09-15T13:12:40+00:00

One Big Picnic 2022


One Big Picnic – the free annual community event that celebrates unity-in-diversity and promotes food justice – was back with a bang on September 4th on Glasgow’s George Square, after a two-year hiatus due to Covid. There was such a fantastic buzz as people of all backgrounds tried free food from [...]

One Big Picnic 20222022-09-14T09:31:32+00:00

August 2022

One Big Picnic is back!


The 'best community event of the year' is returning to George Square from 12.30-3pm on September 4th, and everyone's invited!  After a two-year hiatus One Big Picnic is returning to George Square, giving everyone in Glasgow the chance to try delicious food served by people of diverse faith and beliefs [...]

One Big Picnic is back!2022-09-14T09:16:48+00:00

Loch Lomond Trip – Weekend Club


In response to participant asks for a trip out of the city during the summer holidays, the Weekend Club took a trip to Loch Lomond with activities organised by Operation Play Outdoors. Weekend Club staff, volunteers, and participants gathered on the morning of Sunday 7th August in George Square to [...]

Loch Lomond Trip – Weekend Club2022-08-10T08:54:02+00:00

July 2022

A Day at Kelvingrove – Weekend Club


The summer holidays can be an isolating time for a lot of people, so organising fun, free, family-friendly events for New Scots during the summer months is an important part of what the Weekend Club does. In July, we were delighted to collaborate on an event for families with Parent Network Scotland [...]

A Day at Kelvingrove – Weekend Club2022-07-25T14:41:37+00:00

Faith Communities Send Open Letter to COP26 President


Scottish faith communities have sent a letter to COP26 President Alok Sharma calling on him to demonstrate what the Presidency has been doing to honour the Glasgow Pact commitments. The Glasgow Pact includes commitments from 197 nations to build resilience to climate change, curb greenhouse gas emissions and provide finance for both. [...]

Faith Communities Send Open Letter to COP26 President2022-07-11T13:55:47+00:00
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