Live Borders - Diversity Week Programme
This October we'll be joining our partners in NHS Borders, Scottish Borders Council and The Big Lottery Fund in celebrating our beautiful region's diversity!
Raising awareness of our differing races, genders, sexual orientations, disabilities, religions, age etc. We'll be holding some Live Borders events, so why not pop along and show your support.
Walking up an Appetite
Our Health & Development Team welcome you along to take part in some beautiful walks - all with diverse themes!
The Bear walk –A countryside walk inspired by Wojteck. Sunday 15th of October, 10.00am. Sunwick Farm, Hutton TD151XG|
Stepping into the Map – A countryside walk. Monday 16th October, 10.00am. Eddleston Village Hall, Eddleston EH458RH
A diverse world of learning & Discovery with Libraries
BookBug session for 0-5-year-olds. Sunday 15 October, 11.00am – 11.30am (Free Session) – No Booking Required. Come along for a free story, song and rhyme session for babies, toddlers, pre-school children and their families. Hawick Town Hall.
Borders General Hospital – Market Stall event. Monday 16 October, 12.30pm - 4.30pm.
Borders College – Galashiels Campus Open Day – Market Stall event. ‘Smash the Stigma’. Wednesday 18 October, 12.00pm - 2.00pm.
Come along for a free Storytelling and Fun session. Saturday 21 October, 11.00am -12.00pm – (Free session no booking required). Galashiels Transport Interchange.
It is never too early or too late to start enjoying books! And remember you can borrow free children’s books in your local library.
Some events from our wonderfully diverse partners!
Sunday the 15 October
Hawick International Fun Day
Walk it- Walking up an appetite- Wojtek the Polish Bear
Monday the 16 October
Walk It- Walking up an appetite
Tuesday the 17 October
Polish School Supper Night and Mirror of Stage performance
‘Share, Care and Celebrate Diversity’ - Borders Volunteers Diversity Day- Information and Workshop Day.
Wednesday the 18th
Borders College Open Day- Smash the Stigma
International Food Night
Bump to Baby Event
Care for LGBT Older People
Thursday the 19 October
Reminiscence Scottish Night
Reminisce about the good old school days and Hawick shops.
Friday the 20th
Hawick Primary School Cluster- Dance Diversity
Intergenerational Tea Dance
Transgender Conference in partnership with Scottish Transgender Alliance & LGBT Equality.
Saturday the 21st
Diversity Celebration Event
For any information on these events please call Paul Davis on 07458040481