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Celebrate Legacy Film

As part of Legacy week (9-15 March) we take a look at some of the Celebrate projects we funded.

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Celebrate – the final fling!

It all began on 30 April 2013 with the launch of Celebrate – a brand new fund aiming to bring the Commonwealth Games time party atmosphere to every part of Scotland. One year – £4.5 million, 646 community groups and over 1,000 vibrant arts, sports, heritage and community events later – Celebrate came to a […]

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Come Celebrate with us on 3 August!

Celebrate is set to take over Custom House Quay – one of the many Festival 2014 performance spaces across Glasgow. On Sunday 3 August between 12pm and 5pm we will be bringing you a jam packed day off free family fun from some of our Celebrate funded projects. Custom House Quay is an outdoor amphitheatre situated […]

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Taste of the Commonwealth Gala Day 2014 - Cernach Housing Association

No dampening of spirits in Drumchapel!

Culinary and cultural delights set the scene for Cernach Housing Association’s Gala Day, as soul food, Indian cuisine and healthy fruit smoothies were enjoyed against the backdrop of a Caribbean steel band with colourful Commonwealth dancers. Jean Thomson, Cernach Housing Association’s Director, confessed to being gutted when she saw the rain: “I needn’t have worried […]

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We’re off to the Games!

A number of Celebrate projects from across Scotland are heading to the 2014 Games, thanks to an exciting ticket giveaway from the Scottish Government. They are amongst 87 Commonwealth Games Legacy projects to share in 1,000 tickets allocated to the Big Lottery Fund and gifted from the Scottish Government’s Legacy Tickets Initiative. The Legacy tickets are […]

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Capability Scotland

When Your Voice Is But A Whisper

Capability Scotland campaigns with, and provides education, employment and care services for, disabled children and adults across Scotland. Staff and their customers across Scotland recently celebrated the Commonwealth Games with a series of sporting, cultural and art activities. The week long programme of events was made possible thanks to a grant of £10,000 from the […]

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Put it in your calendar!

A jam packed programme of Celebrate events are taking place across Scotland. From queen’s baton relay celebrations and community fun days through to Comonwealth themed exhibitions and vibrant dance and musical peformances, there is something for everyone to get involved in. To keep you up date with what’s going on before, during and after the […]

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Latest Celebrate awards

More local groups from across Scotland will be holding their own 2014 Games inspired events, thanks to the latest Celebrate awards. With the Games just weeks away a further 74 groups are sharing in grants worth £503,113. Announcing the awards, Big Lottery Fund Scotland Chair, Maureen McGinn said: “As the Commonwealth Games draw closer we have been […]

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ComeAlongAthon - triathlonscotland

ComeAlongAthon and Celebrate

Celebrate has enabled triathlonscotland to develop a new participation and volunteering initiative called ComeAlongAthon (ComeAlong). Clubs can choose activities to suit their specific club plans and events are welcoming and inclusive. Perth Triathlon Club gets together on the first Saturday of each month for a run at the local Parkrun. Afterwards they meet at a […]

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2014 athlete welcomes latest awards

Scottish Para Sports athlete Samantha Kinghorn recently took time out of her busy 2014 Games training schedule to celebrate with Glasgow pupils from the Little Legends Commonwealth Sports project. The project, run by Club World Sports Limited was one of 265 across Scotland to share in the latest awards from the Celebrate and 2014 Communities funds for a range of unique sports, […]

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