Syrian Burns Supper
In February 017 The Faculty of Advocates hosted a Burns Supper for Edinburgh’s Syrian Refugee Community at The Grassmarket Community Project. This short film showcases some highlights from a fantastic evening of Scottish and Syrian Culture.
Welcoming a Greener Future Year 1
In 2015 we launched our first Welcoming a Greener Future project centred on climate change. Our aim is to educate and raise awareness about climate change issues and reduce carbon emissions within the migrant and refugee communities living in Edinburgh. This video is a taste of what we achieved in Year 1, through our classes, workshops and events.
Re-style Fashion show – March 2016 (Made In Film , Trina Mckendrick 2016)
On Saturday 26th March 2016 we organised the Re-style Fashion Show event to celebrate one year of Welcoming A Greener Future initiatives as well as showcase the unique pieces created by the participants of the Learn to Sew up-cycling textile class from January to March 2016.
Humza Yousaf’s visit to The Welcoming Association (Scottish Government, March 2016)
The Welcoming featured in Community Channel’s ‘Do something Brilliant’ show (Community Channel, March 2016)
Re-use & Re-cycling Fair, November 2015 (Made In Film , Trina Mckendrick 2015)
Fan & Paper workshops in collaboration with Nari Kallyan Shangho (NKS) (Made in Film, Trina McKendrick, October 2015)
Welcoming A Greener Future Party Night 2015 (Go Promoter, Jamie Forrester 2015)
A short clip showcasing our 17th of October event, a celebration of the project and the people involved
Welcoming A Greener Future I Renewal (Written In Film, Trina Mckendrick 2015)
In this short film, we introduce some of the project’s activities focused around waste & the ideas and practices of recycling & reusing materials.
Kitchen Porters (Trina Mckendrick 2015) – A short documentary about the story of Adrian & Guillermo and their K314 production of the show Kitchen Porters
A Long Way From Home (2008)
Ikaze is an Edinburgh refugee-led and refugee-constituted arts & theatre organisation with a strong black African membership.It has been working throughout Scotland with schools and communities oh human rights, health and poverty issues since 2001.
Welcoming Edinburgh (Trina Mckendrick 2012)
Welcoming People ( Trina Mckendrick 2011)
Students talk about Edinburgh, Scotland and The Welcoming.
Welcoming Ceilidh ( Trina Mckendrick 2011)
March 2011 – The Welcoming Ceilidh was a huge success. Thanks to all!
In this clip, Jewish Wedding dance played by Gica and son.
And here, some more ceilidh dancing to music by Stan Reeves and the Robert Fish band.
Boundaries 1 – Serendipity
Shared Territories presents The Boundaries project, a collaboration with Performance Artist, Adura Onashile, The Edinburgh Mela and the Welcoming group. A walking and performance project exploring trails, stories, identity and belonging through performance events, film and discussion. This event presents choreography inspired by the participants visit to the sea.