August has been a month filled with creative arts workshops for RST, leading up to a large performance as part of the Just Festival’s Just Together showcase event in the spectacular surroundings of St John’s Church on Princes Street in … Continue reading →
July 24, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on RST arts workshops & Edinburgh Fringe performance
Here’s a very rare chance to be involved in creating a work of art and putting on a performance during the world-renowned Edinburgh Fringe. RST is 21 years old and we celebrating this milestone by devising and presenting a participatory … Continue reading →
June 18, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on RST International Folk Concert, 21st June
Join us as part of Refugee Festival Scotland for an international folk concert featuring a unique blend of old and new, with: Kameran Hamo Kameran Hamo has been living in Edinburgh for a year, and has kindly played at many … Continue reading →
March 13, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on ELREC Cycles for Refugees
We’re absolutely delighted that the Edinburgh and Lothians Regional Equality Council (ELREC) has chosen the Refugee Survival Trust as the charity partner for their upcoming cycle event on 26 March in Edinburgh! The 6 mile cycle ride, which will start at Bangholm Outdoor … Continue reading →
February 21, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on New RST referral partners in Edinburgh!
Asylum seekers and refugees living in Edinburgh will now find it easier to apply for the Refugee Survival Trust’s grant programmes, as two organisations in the city have become referral partners. Staff at The Welcoming Association and Saheliya will be … Continue reading →
January 30, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Bike donation sparks a chain reaction
A guest post from Kerr Sproul, who contacted RST a few weeks ago looking to find out more about donating bikes to refugees and asylum seekers in need of transport. This is a little outside of our remit but we were able … Continue reading →
January 16, 2017
by rst2012 Comments Off on Thank you!
A huge thank you to everyone who contributed to our winter bus pass appeal – we raised a phenomenal £2,502.00 plus £495.25 in GiftAid bringing the total to… £2,997.25! Your generous contributions will allow us to cover the cost of 500 bus … Continue reading →
October 22, 2016
by rst2012 Comments Off on Cosmic Ceilidh to support the Refugee Survival Trust!
Come along to the Ceilidh Collective‘s Cosmic Ceilidh on Saturday 19 November 2016 in the Wash House in Portobello! Proceeds from the ceilidh will be split between the Edinburgh Sick Kids and the Refugee Survival Trust. Buy your tickets now!