The RISE Festival North Lanarkshire

North Lanarkshire Ethnic Minorities Association (NLEMA), an exciting new charity established to engage, connect and involve minority ethnic communities, is extending an open invitation for local citizens of all backgrounds to attend The RISE Festival North Lanarkshire on Saturday 15 June 2024 from 2.00pm-5.00pm at Cornerstone House (1 Esk Walk, Cumbernauld G67 1BZ).

Forming part of Refugee Festival Scotland 2024, the fun-filled afternoon will celebrate the local area’s diverse and welcoming communities by shining a light on the cultural richness of North Lanarkshire. The day will incorporate a range of activities, music and entertainment, including games, arts and crafts, face painting, a live DJ, friendly chat and other family focussed initiatives.

Attendees will also have the opportunity to sample traditional and cultural food and drinks from all over the world, all prepared by members of ethnic groups identifying as settled new Scots. Whilst attendance is free of charge, tickets are limited and places must be booked in advance by clicking here.

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