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Events around Scotland

Find out about the latest Christian Aid Scotland events and fundraising activities in your area:

Lent Lunches - Dumfries

Every Friday 12 February - 18 March, 12noon-1.30pm
St John's Church Hall, Lovers' Walk, Dumfries, DG1 1LW

The Dumfries and District Churches are holding a series of soup and roll lunches at St John's Church Hall, throughout Lent.

Minimum donation is £3.50 for adults, £2 for children and includes homemade soup and a cheese or plain roll, and tea or coffee.

There will also be a sales table and a Fairtrade stall. More information can be found on Facebook.

Pre-Christian Aid Week Supporter Events - Edinburgh, Dundee and Glasgow

Tuesday 23 February, 1.30-3.30pm
Christian Aid office, 41 George IV Bridge, Edinburgh, EH1 1EL

Wednesday 24 February, 2-4pm
Stobswell Parish Church, 172 Albert Street, Dundee, DD4 6QW

Thursday 25 February, 1-3pm
Christian Aid office, Sycamore House, 290 Bath Street, Glasgow, G2 4JR

Come along and hear more about the work of our partners in Bangladesh, which is the focus of this year's Christian Aid Week appeal.

Christian Aid Scotland staff member Keryn Banks has recently been to Bangladesh and will share her experiences of her time with our partners.

These will be informal meetings, with a chance for you to ask questions, look at resources and meet staff. Tea and coffee will be served. Please RSVP to edinburgh@christian-aid.org, perth@christian-aid.org (for Dundee event) or glasgow@christian-aid.org for catering purposes.

Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories evening - Hamilton

Wednesday 24 February, 7-9pm
Trinity Parish Church, Neilsland Square, Fairhill, Hamilton, ML3 8HL

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 territories. With prayers for peace.

Jim and Ellie Naughtie: Living in the Spotlight - Edinburgh

Thursday 25 February, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm)
Fairmilehead Parish Church, 1a Frogston Road West, Edinburgh, EH10 7AA

The latest in the Morningside & Fairmilehead Churches Christian Aid Group's ongoing series of 'in conversation' events will feature husband and wife, journalist and presenter Jim and producer and novelist Ellie, on stage together for only the third time ever.

Tickets £7, including refreshments.

Film screening: Open Bethlehem - Glasgow

Thursday 25 February, 7.30pm (doors open 7pm)
Westerton Parish Church, Westfield Drive, Bearsden, Glasgow, G61 1HZ

Entry is by donation to this locally organised screening of Leila Sansour's documentary, Open Bethlehem: A big film about a small town. Tea, coffee and cake will be available, and there will be an Olive Tree stall selling Palestinian crafts.

Christian Aid conference: Love Every Neighbour - Aberdeen

Saturday 12 March, 11am-3pm
St Mark's Church, Rosemount Viaduct, Aberdeen, AB25 1JY

Outgoing Head of Christian Aid Scotland, Kathy Galloway will give the key note address at this conference which will explore the work Christian Aid is carrying out around the world thanks to our generous supporters.

The conference is free and open to all, but please rsvp to perth@christian-aid.org or call 01738 643982 to let us know you are coming, for catering purposes. Tea and coffee will be provided, but please bring your own lunch. 

Israel and the occupied Palestinian territories evening - Falkirk

Thursday 17 March, 7-9pm
Grahamston United Church, Bute Street, Falkirk, FK2 7DH

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 territories. With prayers for peace. 

Sponsored Walks

Forth Bridge Cross
Saturday 23 April, reception from 1pm, walk 2-5pm

Forth Road Bridge, South Queensferry

Tay Bridge Cross
Saturday 30 April, 11am-2pm

Tay Road Bridge, Newport-on-Tay

Erskine Bridge Cross
Saturday 7 May, 2-5pm

Erskine Road Bridge, Old Kilpatrick

Cumbrae Challenge
Saturday 11 June, 10am-4pm

Cumbrae Slip, Great Cumbrae

Register now for our annual season of sponsored walks. For more information email Amy Menzies, Events Fundraising Officer or call her on 0141 241 6138.

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