Ladies and Gentlemen, there is no news tonight but here’s Gordon Shaw‘s poster for ‘Ladies and Gentlemen there is no news tonight… featuring JOHN KNOX SEX CLUB at Kinning Park ComplexGlasgow on the evening of the referendum, after you’ve voted and before we know the result. ‘mon doon for an evening of unique cultural significance. https://www.facebook.com/events/1517181028503267/?fref=ts — with Chris McGarry and 7 others.
KPC would like to thank all the groups, individuals and participants involved in this years summer youth programme. United Glasgow worked together with the football group, sharing skills and getting to know each other better through team-building.
The KPC artists group created some new creatures including Melissa’s ‘Tigeon’ and Ayashia’s ‘Elemingo’ that featured in a parade along with some big roars the following weekend. Have a look at some photographs from the community celebration day on our facebook page.
Join us for a day of free family activities celebrating KPC’s summer youth programme on Saturday 9th August. The day will run between 12-6pm with a host of exciting workshops to get involved in including carnival arts, Caribbean dancing and Taekwondo. Brass Aye will be trumpeting us through the afternoon whilst the KPC youth group showcase their carnival costumes and the Women’s group cook up tasty Indian grub. The Glasgow Science Festival will also be joining us at KPC for some interactive workshops.
Visit our Facebook page for more info! All welcome.
This Friday, the 25th of July, well be blasting the best tunes from every corner of the Commonwealth to celebrate the games. We’ll be spinning everything from Jamaican Dancehall, to Nigerian funk via South African Shangaan! Our COMMONWEALTH DISCO starts at 8pm and there will be free food for those of you who can beat the traffic. As per usual, this disco is absolutely FREE so come on down and get down on it!
Our friends at delaySCAPE, the up and coming innovators of dance and contact improvisation rehearsed and performed an excellent piece of choreography back in March right here in our hall. Check it out here: delaySCAPE performance.
Week 1 + 2 will be hosted by Glasgow United Football Club, a local community football project that focuses on anti-discrimination and inclusion. GUFC will be providing educational sessions of football coaching, training and group games .
Week 3 + 4 will be centred around an exchange of local and international cultures, from Scotland to Africa, Asia and the Caribbean; using music, cookery, storytelling and carnival arts to share experiences and celebrate diversity.
Places available for local children aged 7-12 years old.
For more information email:
firstname.lastname@example.org or call KPC on 01414190329.
As part of our Refugee Week Scotland programme, LGBT Unity Glasgow have organised another fantastic Gaylidh on Friday the 27th. This special night brings an eclectic mix of live music, wild dancing, lovely people and delicious free food, from Scotland and all over the world, to celebrate the inclusion of lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender asylum seekers and refugees in Scotland!
With free food from various countries, wild music and an affordable bar, it’s set to be another crazy night.
Doors open at 7.30pm. Entry is £3/FREE for Asylum seekers
This Saturday at Kinning Park, Feast of Stories have prepared a night of sharing food and sharing stories from all over the world. As part of Refugee Week, there will be harrowing and heartwarming tales about migration and welcome from seasoned storytellers, alongside a delicious, local and organic meal cooked by volunteers on the day. There will be space to share your own story, as well as music, poetry and maybe even dancing. Proceeds will go to a local charity.
Tickets work on a sliding scale from FREE to £15 depending on your circumstances but a booking is required for the chefs to determine how many people to cook for. For more information or to book a ticket, click on the link below!
Nepalese Feast and Instrumentals will be putting on a day of Nepalese culture here at KPC this Saturday 14th of June from 5pm to 10pm. This event is a fundraiser for the ‘Climbing with Susmita & Seven Summits Project’, Susmita will scale the Himalayas to raise money to develop female education in Nepal. The day of Nepalese culture will feature food and craft stalls set up and boisterous performances from instrumental folk group Kutumba and Charan Pradan.
To book tickets, head over to brown paper tickets: http://www.brownpapertickets.com/event/705354