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Events around Scotland


What's on at Christian Aid Scotland?

From Bridge Crosses to Jamborees, heritage trails to Lent Lunches, we’ve got something for every Christian Aid supporter. Will you join us?


Inherit the Earth: photography exhibition - touring the Borders

Saturday 13 - Sunday 21 May 2017
Peebles Old Parish Church, High Street, Peebles, EH45 8SW

Tuesday 23 - Friday 26 May 2017
The Gallery Melrose, 23 Market Square, Melrose, TD6 9PL

Our new touring legacy exhibition takes you on a journey to the heart of the Bolivian Amazon, where Christian Aid has been working through partners for around 20 years.

Learn about our work with indigenous communities in this remote region and the ways that we are helping them overcome some of the challenges of climate change.


Book sale - Holy Corner, Edinburgh

hands and books

Saturday 13 May 2017, 10am-5pm; Monday 15 - Friday 19 May 2017, 11am-6pm; Saturday 20 May 2017, 10am-5pm
Morningside United Church, 15 Chamberlain Place, Edinburgh, EH10 4DJ

The Holy Corner book sale goes from strength to strength. Raising more than £18,000 for Christian Aid Week in 2016, the sale is now a 'must visit' part of Edinburgh's incredible seven days of Christian Aid Week activity.

Refreshments available both Saturdays.

Donations of books and other items welcome.


Coffee morning - Cullen

Saturday 20 May 2017, 9.30-11.30am
Cullen Church Hall, York Place, Cullen, AB56 4UW

Admission £2.50. Plant, lucky dip and cake and candy stalls.


Coffee morning - Dollar

Saturday 20 May 2017, 10am-12noon
Burnside Hall, Dollar, FK14 7AT

Dollar Christian Aid Group invite you to their Christian Aid Week coffee morning. Entry is £3 for adults and £1 for children.


Coffee morning and plant sale - South Queensferry

Saturday 20 May 2017, 10am-12noon
Queensferry Parish Church Centre, The Loan, South Queensferry, EH30 9NS

Attractions include cake and candy, book and toy stalls plus a wide range of plants to interest keen gardeners. Also expect a 99p bazaar, tombola and a kids' zone with a variety of activities, games and face painting.

Admission is £2, which includes tea/coffee and delicious home baking. Admission for accompanied children is free. Donations can be handed in at the church centre, or call 0131 331 3410 to arrange an uplift.


Grand Fayre - Helensburgh

Saturday 20 May 2017, 10am-12noon
Helensburgh Parish Church, 27 Colquhoun Street, Helensburgh, G84 8UP

Entry is £2 for adults, 50p for children. Expect home baking, jewellery, book, plant, toy, gift and Traidcraft stalls.


Coffee morning - Broughty Ferry

Saturday 20 May 2017, 10am-12noon
St Aidan's Centre, 408 Brook Street, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 2EB

Coffees, stalls, competitions...


Coffee morning - Kinloch Rannoch

Saturday 20 May 2017, 10am-12noon
Kinloch Rannoch Village Hall, Kinloch Rannoch, Pitlochry, PH16

Foss and Rannoch Church of Scotland welcomes all to its Christian Aid coffee morning, with cake and candy stall.


Pancake tea - Insch

Saturday 20 May 2017, 10am-12noon
Insch Church Hall, Western Road, Insch, AB52 6AF

Freshly made pancakes, stalls, games and lots of fun!


Coffee morning - Glasgow

Saturday 20 May 2017, 10.30am-12.30pm
Yoker Parish Church, 10 Hawick Street, Glasgow, G13 4EJ

All are welcome at Yoker Parish Church's Christian Aid Week coffee morning. 


Big Brekkie - Glenlivet

Sunday 21 May 2017, 11.15am
Glenlivet Public Hall, Bridgend of Glenlivet, Ballindalloch, AB37 9BX

Family café church followed by brunch.


Book sale - Falkirk

Falkirk booksale

Monday 22 - Friday 26 May 2017, 11am-9pm; Saturday 27 May 2017, 10am-3pm
Falkirk Trinity Church, Manse Place, Falkirk, FK1 1JN

Thousands of second hand books, magazines, CDs and DVDs.

For more information, visit the church's website.

Donations of books welcome.


Spring Fair - Edinburgh

Browsers at the preserves stall

Saturday 27 May 2017, 10am-2pm
Morningside Parish Church, 1 Cluny Drive, Edinburgh, EH10 6DN

Admission is free once again to Morningside and Fairmilehead Churches Christian Aid Group's annual Spring Fair.

Coffee and scones will be served throughout, plus soup and crusty bread between noon and 1pm.

At 11am, Morningside Parish Church's choral scholars will give a 45 minute concert. Also expect book, card, home baking and preserves stalls, as well as a tombola.

Proceeds from this year's fair will go towards the Group's match-funded community partnership supporting Christian Aid's work in Central America.


Sponsored walk and barbecue - Crombie Country Park

Sunday 28 May 2017, 1.30-5pm
Crombie Country Park, Monikie, Broughty Ferry, Dundee, DD5 3QL

A relaxing walk in the beautiful surroundings of Crombie Country Park. To register, email pkangus@btinternet.com.


Loch Leven Heritage Trail

Saturday 3 June 2017
Loch Leven

A brand new sponsored walk or cycle around the stunning Loch Leven. With wildlife, history and remarkable views, this event will be a unique experience and day out for all ages and abilities.

Register now




Songs of Praise concert - Edinburgh

Sunday 4 June 2017, 6pm
Leith St Andrew's Church, 410-412 Easter Road, Edinburgh, EH6 8HT

The Capital Concert band in association with Leith St Andrew's Church host a Songs of Praise style service for all denominations, with music and hymns to lift the soul.

Entry is free, with a retiring collection for Christian Aid.


Cumbrae Challenge

Saturday 10 June 2017, 10.30am start
Great Cumbrae ferry slip

Walk or cycle your way around this stunning little island in the Firth of Clyde.

Register now




Shoulder to Shoulder: an interfaith pilgrimage - Ben Ledi

Sunday 2 July 2017, 10.30am-6.30pm 
Ben Ledi, near Callander, FK17

Christian Aid Scotland and Scottish Faiths Action for Refugees are pleased to present Shoulder to Shoulder, a pilgrimage walk for all people regardless of their religion or belief.

Together we'll walk the well-worn paths of the ancient and spiritual mountain of Ben Ledi, near Callander. This 10km walk will take in sights including Rock of Embers and a panoramic view of the Highlands, and will be themed around sanctuary and refugees.

It's free to take part in this pilgrimage, however you are encouraged to raise funds for a project or charity which works with refugees, especially one with a faith basis. 
  
For more information, please email events@christian-aid.org or call our Glasgow office on 0141 221 7475.

Please register via Eventbrite.


Whitelee Windfarm Weekend

September 2017, date tbc
Whitelee Windfarm, Moor Road, Eaglesham, G76 0QQ

On Saturday, a seven mile sponsored walk through the majestic wind turbines. On Sunday, bushcraft survival for youth groups.


In Memory Walk

Saturday 2 September 2017, 10am start
Muckhart to Logie Old Kirk

Walk along the Hillfoots Diamond Jubilee Way, near Stirling, in memory of a loved one.

Register now




Kelpies Canter

Saturday 30 September 2017, 11am start
The Kelpies, The Helix, Falkirk, FK2 7ZT

A fun-filled sponsored walk at the Kelpies.

Register now




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