What's on at Christian Aid Scotland?
We're kicking off the New Year with lots of activities in Scotland.
From Bridge Crosses to Jamborees, and from Heritage Trails to Power Walks ... will you join us?
Featured Event: Pause with Pancakes - Glasgow
Tuesday 28 February, 3.15-4.15pm
Gorbals Parish Church, 1 Errol Gardens, Glasgow, G5 0RA
Join us at Gorbals Parish Church as we Pause with Pancakes on Shrove Tuesday, 28 February.
Starting with a short reflection and ending with fun games and Fairtrade refreshments, we'll be finding out how we can overthrow poverty with pancakes!
Christian Aid Week Fundraising Jamborees - Glasgow, Aberdeen and Edinburgh
Saturday 25 February 2017, 1-5pm
Langside Church, 167 Ledard Road, Glasgow, G42 9QU
Saturday 11 March 2017, 10.30am-2.30pm
St Mark's Church, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, AB25 1JY
Sunday 2 April 2017, 2-6pm
Augustine United Church, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL
Be inspired by, and share your experiences of fundraising with, other Christian Aid supporters. These events are for new, existing and curious supporters alike.
Our Christian Aid Week Fundraising Jamborees are your chance to hear what other churches are doing for Christian Aid Week.
Whether you're a Christian Aid Week regular or a new volunteer, we're hoping that you will come along and tell your fundraising stories, and pick up some new and exciting ideas too.
Spring Fair - Kirkintilloch
Saturday 4 March, 10am-1pm
St Mary's Parish Church, Cowgate, Kirkintilloch, Glasgow, G66 1JT
Stalls, crafts, books, Fairtrade goods, tombola and a tearoom. Entry is £2, which includes a cup of tea or coffee.
Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory evening - Edinburgh
Sunday 26 March, 7-9pm
East Craigs Church Centre, 3 Bughtlin Market, Edinburgh, EH12 8XP
An opportunity to hear stories from Christian Aid, the Church of Scotland, the Scottish Episcopal Church and the United Reformed Church about recent trips to Israel and the occupied Palestinian territory. With prayers for peace.
I Witness Bolivia
From April 2017
A new photography exhibition featuring Christian Aid's work in Bolivia will be available from April 2017 onwards.
Communities in the Bolivian Amazon region are highly vulnerable to climate change. With stunning photographs to accompany stories from three Christian Aid supporters who recently visited our projects there, this exhibition will give unique insight into our work in Bolivia.
To find out more about the exhibition please email Jo Dallas, or call her on 0141 241 6139.
Forth Bridge Cross
Forth Road Bridge
Saturday 22 April 2017, 2pm start
An old favourite with a new view! Join us as we raise money and admire the new Queensferry Crossing.
Tay Bridge Cross
Tay Road Bridge
Saturday 29 April 2017, 2pm start
A classic Christian Aid sponsored walk for the people of Fife, Dundee, Angus and beyond!
Erskine Bridge Cross
Saturday 6 May 2017, 2pm start
For the 30th anniversary of the Erskine Bridge Cross, all funds raised will go to support Christian Aid programmes in India working on health, education, land and rights.
Loch Leven Heritage Trail
Saturday 3 June 2017
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.
Great Cumbrae ferry slip
Saturday 10 June 2017, 10.30am start
Walk or cycle your way around this stunning little island in the Firth of Clyde.
Whitelee Windfarm Weekend
Whitelee Windfarm, Moor Road, Eaglesham, G76 0QQ
September 2017, date tbc
On Saturday, a seven mile sponsored walk through the majestic wind turbines. On Sunday, bushcraft survival for youth groups.
In Memory Walk
Muckhart to Logie Old Kirk
Saturday 2 September 2017, 10am start
Walk along the Hillfoots Diamond Jubilee Way, near Stirling, in memory of a loved one.
The Kelpies, The Helix, Falkirk, FK2 7ZT
Saturday 30 September 2017, 11am start
A fun-filled sponsored walk at the Kelpies.
If you want to get involved with any of our UK-wide fundraising events and challenges - whether you fancy running the Edinburgh Marathon, trekking Hadrian's Wall or cycling to Paris - check out our Events section and get registered!