Festival of Cultures – Saturday 8th & Sunday 9th June

LANGUAGE TRANSLATIONS Festival Dates & Time Saturday June 8 – 10am – 8pm Sunday, June 9 – 10am – 8pm Festival Fees Adult – £5.00 Book Your Ticket Here Children Under 16yrs – FREE Note: Tickets must be purchased in advanced  How to get there Get Directions Facebook Twitter ELREC Scottish charity number SC007896 OSCR […]

Weaving Workshops

The Conscious Weaving workshops are run as part of our Conscious Living Project. They are three-hour long sessions that aim to bring the Leith community and ethnic minorities to create art together with a positive impact on our mental health through giving opportunities for creative work, socialising, learning and self-expression. The project provides three three-hour […]

Digital skills course

Join a 5-week workshop designed to help you to learn essential digital skills. This program is perfect for anyone who wants to feel more comfortable and confident using computers and the internet. Throughout the workshop, you’ll learn these skills: Use devices like a computer, tablet or mobile phone for simple, personal and work tasks Find […]

Read an inspiring testimonial from Ben, one of our young volunteers

Read an inspiring testimonial from Ben, one of our young volunteers, who attended the Young Scotland Programme as a delegate of ELREC I was fortunate to be accepted to attend the Young Scotland Programme this month as a delegate of ELREC. The Young Scotland Programme is for young people at the early stages of their […]

ELREC awarded funding from Paths for All

Edinburgh & Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) awarded funding to get Scotland cycling. ELREC Cycling Club has received £22,000 of funding from Scottish walking charity Paths for All – Smarter Choices, Smarter Places Programme in a bid to encourage people to change their behaviours to drive less and to walk or cycle as part of […]

International Mother Language Day event 2023

Wonderfull International Mother Language Day event today at City Chambers, The City of Edinburgh Council. Our warmest thank you to the guest speakers: Councillor Robert Aldridge Rt. Hon. Lord Provost and Lord Lieutenant of the City of Edinburgh, Foysol Choudhury MSP for Lothian, Professor Emeritus and Chancellor of Heriot-Watt University Sir Geoff Palmer, Antonella Sorace […]

Swap Shop event

Communities’ Reduce Reuse & Recycle Project: Delighted to have had a very successful Swap Shop event last Saturday. 250 people attended the event and 531.6kg of clothes, books, shoes, kitchen utensils, plastic, and more were donated and redirected to the local community which now will reuse them. Our deepest gratitude to our group of dedicated […]

International Mother Language Day 2023

We would like to invite you to join the celebration of International Mother Language Day 2023. International Mother Language Day (IMLD) was proclaimed by UNESCO and observed every year since 2000 to promote linguistic and cultural diversity and multilingualism. This year the speakers include Councillor Robert Aldridge Rt. Hon. Lord Provost and Lord Lieutenant of […]

Sewing Club

Thrilled to see the Sewing Club participants developing amazing sewing projects. A big well done to Alana for making a very elegant coat with donated fabric, and to Melba for making a beautiful tote bag with fabric remains. Would you like to join the sewing classes as well? The sewing club take place every Monday […]