Celebrate has been funding events and activities throughout 2013 and 2014. Successful applicants are showing the ways Scotland is Celebrating the Commonwealth Games and/or countries.
New College Lanarkshire delivered an engaging programme of arts activities linked to Commonwealth cultures for a community of learners and their families at HMP Low Moss. This included a creative writing anthology.
At Larbert High School, 2,400 pupils enjoyed taster sessions and demonstrations themes around the Commonwealth Games.
Liberton Gilmerton Sports Forum helped children and young people in their local area to take part in organised sport, in particular the sports in the Commonwealth Games.
A Commonwealth Parasport event was held by Grampian Disability Sport. This gave children with physical and sensory disabilities the opportunity to participate in para sports locally.
Kinlochard Village Hall in Stirling facilitated a Commonwealth Games competition day and insights into the 71 Commonwealth nations.
St Elizabeth’s Primary School in South Lanarkshire helped their pupils and community by raising awareness of the meaning of commonwealth.
Here is a selection from East Lothian Council’s Multi Cultural Day from photographer Greg Urquhart.