Events

ASHA Charity Sale Event 


British Honours System and Diverse Communities
Date: 23 October 2017
Time: 4pm – 6pm
Venue: Leith Community Education Centre, 12A Newkirkgate, Edinburgh  EH6 6AD
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Black History Month Celebration in West Lothian 
Date: 31 October 2017
Time: 7pm – 8.30pm
Venue: Bathgate Partnership Centre, 21 South Bridge Street, Bathgate,
West Lothian EH48 1TS , Event Brochure, See more: Click here 


Diversity in West Lothian Community Council 
Date: 12 Sept 2017
Time: 6pm – 8pm
Venue: Howden Park Centre, Howden, Livingston, West Lothian EH54 6AE. See more: Click here


Training course on Public Speaking
Date: Thursday 29 June  2017
Time: 10.30pm – 3.00pm 
Venue: Macdonald Road Library, 2-4 Macdonald Road,  Edinburgh EH7 4LU | To book a place Click here
See more information . Download Training Flyer 


Hello Africa Event  (to celebrate Africa Day 2017)
Date: 25 May 2017
Time: 4.00pm- 8.30pm
Venue: Destiny Parish Church, 52 Gorgie Road , Edinburgh EH11 2NB
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BME Women in Public Appointments 
Date: 15 May 2017
Time: 6.00pm- 8.00pm 
Venue: ELREC, 14 Forth Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LH 
More information (click here), event flyer / info pack


Training course on Communication Skills in Public life
Date: 30 April  2017
Time: 12.30pm – 4.00pm 
Venue: Leith Community Centre (location) | To book a place 
More information (click here) . Training Brochure 


Voter registration event for BME and Young People
Date: 12 April  2017
Time: 2.00pm- 4.00pm 
Venue: ELREC, 14 Forth Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LH 
More information (click here), event flyer


Drop in Session for BME Councillor Candidates
Date: 22 March  2017
Time: 2.00pm – 4.00pm 
Venue: ELREC, 14 Forth Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LH 
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Meeting with Jeremy Balfour MSP
Date: 07 Feb 2017
Time: 9.30am 
Venue: ELREC Conference Centre, 14 Forth St, Edinburgh
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Training course: Confidence Building in Public Life 
Date: 19 Feb 2017, Sunday [ To book a place click here]
Time: 12.30pm
Venue: Leith Community Centre (location) | Find details about this course


Community Council Surgery (Craigmillar, Telford/Drylaw & Oldtown)
Date: 17 & 18 Jan 2017
Time: 2-4pm
Venue: ELREC Conference Centre, 14 Forth St, Edinburgh


EVENTS 2016

Meeting with Ash Denham MSP
Date: 19 December 2016
Time: 6.00pm
Venue: ELREC Conference Centre, 14 Forth St, Edinburgh
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Presentation @ West Lothian Community Race Forum-Festive Gathering
Date: 13 December 2016
Time: 6.30pm
Venue: Civic centre, Livingston, West Lothian 
More information, event report and copy of the presentation etc (click here


Meeting with Ben Macpherson MSP, Edinburgh North and Leith
Date: 30 Nov 2016
Time: 9.00am
Venue: ELREC conference room, 14 Forth Street, Edinburgh EH13LH
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Equality Champion Gala Dinner 2016
Date: 20 November 2016, 6pm – 10.30pm
Venue: James Watt Centre, Heriot Watt University, Riccarton Edinburgh EH14 4AS
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Celebrating Chinese Autumn Lights in Edinburgh
Date: 05 Nov 2016
Time: 7.30pm
Venue: Central hall, 2 West Tollcross, Edinburgh 
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Celebrating Black History Months in Midlothian
Date: 26 Oct 2016
Time: 6.00pm 
Venue: Dalkeith Arts Centre, Dalkeith, Midlothian 
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Facts and Fears about Islam and Muslim People in Midlothian
Date: 12 Oct 2016
Time: 6.00pm 
Venue: Council Chamber, Midlothian House, Dalkeith 
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Workshop on Community Council Election 2016
Date: 07 September 2016, Wednesday 
Time: 6.00 – 8.00pm
Venue: ELREC Conference Room, 14 Forth Street, Edinburgh EH1 3LH
To book a place please click here . Event flyer (download)


Celebrating Diversity in Community Councils  
In partnership with Granton & District Community Council
Date & time: Thursday 11 August 2016, 6pm – 8.30pm
Venue: Royston Wardieburn Community Centre, 11 Pilton Drive North , Edinburgh EH5 1NF
Invitation / Event report


EU Referendum Discussion: Should we Leave or Remain
In partnership with Council of Bangladeshis in Scotland (CBS)
Date: Monday 20th June 2016, 2.00pm – 4.30pm
Venue: Britannia Spice, 140 Commercial Street, Edinburgh
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Training session: Community Activist and Public Life 
in partnership with Community and Learning, Edinburgh Council
Date: Wednesday 27 April 2016,  11.00am – 3.00pm
Venue: Leith Community Education Centre, 12A Newkirkgate, Edinburgh EH6 6AD
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Briefing Session for the BME Candidates & Agents and Voter Registration Surgery
Scottish Parliament Election – 05 May 2016
Date: 22 March 2016, 11am – 3pm Venue: ELREC
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EVENTS 2015 


BME Women into Public Life : Workshop and Discussion
Date: Thursday, 26 November 2015 Time: 5.30pm – 8.30pm
Venue: Fairfax-Sommerville Room, Scottish Parliament, Holyrood Road, Edinburgh
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Engaging Diverse Community in Public Life and the Democratic Process 
Date: 28 October 2015, 6.00pm – 8.30pm
Venue: City of Edinburgh Methodist Church, Nicolson Square, Edinburgh
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