Oxfam events in Scotland

If you would like more details or to book a place on any of these events, please email Suzanne, scrimin@oxfam.org.uk, or call 0141 285 8850. 

Oxfam groups have regular meetings throughout the year, to find out more and see if there is a group in your area contact us...



 



Nov 28, Scotland's Climate March, Show your Colours for Climate, Justice and Jobs, Edinburgh. Join the worldwide movement marching for a better future. Ahead of the UN climate change negotiations in Paris, we will stand up for people affected by rising global temperatures and demand that world leaders agree an ambitious deal. Scotland needs to show its colours in Paris and beyond with strong action on climate change. Wear your brightest colours as Scotland marches on this weekend of global action. For more information click here: http://stopclimatechaos.org/scottish-climate-march

Nov 9, Conference: Closing the Inequality Gap, Radisson Blu, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow G2 8DL. This conference will focus on Scotland's role in tackling inequality at home and abroad, with keynote speakers, workshops and panel discussions. It will be Chaired by Head of Oxfam Scotland, Jamie Livingstone. Full programme to follow. To register click here: http://www.nidos.org.uk/events-and-training/nidos-networking-events/scottish-conference-inequality-closing-gap

Oct 10, Make it Happen: Campaign Network Conference, Oxfam House, Oxford - 10.30pm - 4.30pm. Make It Happen is a special day to thank our campaigners and bring together our national Campaign Network. With talks, workshops and much more, we hope you can join us!

Sep 26 & 27, The Road to Paris and Beyond, Climate Change Workshops, Glasgow. In collaboration with Stop Climate Chaos Scotland, we are running a weekend of climate themed workshops in Edinburgh, Dundee, Inverness and Glasgow:

  • Hear about why Paris COP21 is such a vital conference
  • Get a sneak peek of what will be happening at Scotland's Climate March
  • Meet other people concerned about climate change
  • Learn how to use social media to get more people to come to the march
  • Gain skills to engage with politicians about climate change

Book your places here:

Glasgow: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/training-day-to-paris-and-beyond-tickets-18020032402 

Inverness: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/to-paris-and-beyond-training-day-tickets-18094026721 

Edinburgh: http://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/event/free-campaigner-training/ 

Dundee: http://www.eventbrite.com/e/to-paris-and-beyond-dundee-climate-training-tickets-18049704151

Sep 26, Even It Up: Oxfam Inequality Bus, Buchanan Street, Glasgow. Get on board our inequality tour bus and find out what Oxfam is doing about global and domestic inequality, and how you can get involved!

Sep 26, Film Screening: Landfill Harmonic, 17:45 at Filmhouse Edinburgh as part of Take One Action Film Festival: http://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/event/landfill-harmonic-3/

Sep 24, Film Screening: The Divide, 18:00 at Edinburgh Filmhouse as part of Take One Action Film Festival: http://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/event/the-divide/

Sep 17, Film Screening: The Price We Pay, 20:15 at Glasgow Film Theatre as part of Take One Action Film Festival: http://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/event/the-price-we-pay-2/

Sep 16, Film Screening: The Price We Pay, 20:20 at Edinburgh Filmhouse as part of Take One Action Film Festival: http://www.takeoneaction.org.uk/event/the-price-we-pay/

Early September, Student Summit, Glasgow or Edinburgh University (tbc). To coincide with the start of term; this event will give an introduction to Oxfam and training on how to set up and run a supporter group, and how to campaign successfully. This is a chance for Oxfam's Student Societies to get-together and plan for the year ahead.  This event is open to current society members and all students who are interested in getting involved.

May 27th Rally for the Climate, Edinburgh, 12-2pm

Join us to hand in thousands of messages from all across Scotland to the First Minister, and demand action on our climate commitments and to push for leadership on climate action internationally. Come along to Scottish Parliament, 12-2pm on Wednesday 27th May. If your time is limited then join us between 1-1.30pm for the main card hand-in. You can also be part of our photo stunt, talk to your MSP about why this matters to you, find out how you can get involved during this year of climate action, and enjoy crafts, music and hear directly from party leaders. Find out more and take our climate action here ww.oxfam.org.uk/get-involved/campaign-with-us/find-an-action/tell-scotlands-new-first-minister-what-you-love

Mar 7th Make Change Happen, Glasgow, 1pm-4pm

Make Change Happen is a chance for you to find out how you can make a real difference by campaigning with Oxfam and championing change in your local community. From challenging tax avoidance and inequality to tackling climate change. This is an exciting opportunity to network with other campaigners, find out more about Oxfam's campaigns and learn how you can play an important part in shaping these activities and changing lives over the next year. See https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/make-change-happen-tickets-15180910512

Mar 22nd Make Tax Fairer, Dundee, tbc

You're invited to campaign training workshop that will give you a sneak preview of a new campaign to get tough on the tax dodgers. 

Feb 19th Make Tax Fairer, Glasgow, 6.30pm-8.30pm

You're invited to campaign training workshop that will give you a sneak preview of a new campaign to get tough on the tax dodgers.: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/glasgow-lets-make-tax-fair-workshop-tickets-14444649335

Feb 13rd-15th For the Love of... 

Oxfam are part of Stop Climate Chaos Scotland Coalition and together we are asking people to let our new First Minister know the importance of meeting Scottish climate targets.  Ensuring the Scottish Government meets climate targets here is vital to encouraging ambitious action internationally. This films tells Scotland's Climate Action Story: http://www.stopclimatechaos.org/campaigns/scotlands-climate-action-story

Feb 5th Make Tax Fairer, Edinburgh, 7pm-9pm

You're invited to campaign training workshop that will give you a sneak preview of a new campaign to get tough on the tax dodgers.: https://www.eventbrite.co.uk/e/edinburgh-lets-make-tax-fair-workshop-tickets-14445018439

30 April - Scotland's Place in Building a Just World 2014 Matters event, Edinburgh 6.30-9pm

In 2014 Scotland will vote on whether or not to become an independent country. What impact will this have on building a just world and how can all parts of government work to support this aim?