A CELEBRATION FOR MIDLOTHIAN PEOPLE - One Scotland, Many Cultures
Thursday, 23 January 2014 from 17:00 to 20:00 (GMT)
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One Scotland. Many Cultures.
A CELEBRATION FOR MIDLOTHIAN PEOPLE
Midlothian People’s Equality Group (MPEG), ELREC and Migrant Voice jointly hosting an event on Thursday, 23 January 2014 from 5 – 8pm
Venue: Dalkeith Arts Centre, 2 White Hart St, Dalkeith EH22 1AE
Migrant Voices is staging an exhibition at the event called ‘Engaging Pictures’ which has been touring Scotland, there will be also multicultural dance, music, poetry readings and food.
MPEG is currently hosting a project - Fears and Facts: Myths about Migration. An exhibition is displaying now touring onto libraries in Midlothian.
The aims of this project are to:
- challenge myths and stereotypes about migration as a way of combating ill feeling, fears or misunderstanding associated with immigration and directed toward minority ethnic communities in Midlothian
- to promote understanding of the positive contribution made by migrants to Midlothian and to Scottish society and the experiences they share with Scots migrants across the world
For any information please contact MPEG, C/O Margaret Petrie, Equalities Engagement Officer, Community Learning & Development, Fairfield House, 8 Lothian Road, Dalkeith, EH22 3ZG. Tel No: 0131 271 3449, Email: Margaret.Petrie@midlothian.gov.uk / www.midequalitygroup.co.uk/
Edinburgh & Lothian Regional Equality Council (ELREC), 14 Forth Street, Edinburgh, EH1 3LH. E-mail: email@example.com Tel: 0131 556 0441, www.elrec.org.uk