XR Highlands and Islands supports the formation of local XR groups across the Highlands and Islands, working with groups across Scotland, and the rest of the planet, to take urgent action in the face of climate change, as part of the global climate justice movement.
Abriachan is a scattered rural community of about 130 people set high above the shores of Loch Ness in the Highlands of Scotland. There are still some active crofts but the majority of inhabitants are employed in Inverness and beyond. The local school closed in 1958 so Abriachan’s children now attend Dochgarroch Primary, Charleston Academy and […]
Trees for Life are a conservation charity dedicated to rewilding the Scottish Highlands. So far they have established 44 tree planting sites and planted nearly two million trees. Trees for Life’s vision is of a revitalised wild forest, providing space for wildlife to flourish and communities to thrive.
Since April 2018 a group of nine individuals from across Scotland who are connected into different forms of activism and social change have been meeting to develop project ideas in response to the frames of Degrowth and Deep Adaptation. By Degrowth we mean a form of society and economy that aims at the well-being of all and sustains the natural […]
Take One Action Orkney are our most northernly Locals group, a team of film lovers from the Orkney isles who are bringing 6 inspiring films to venues and events over the next 12 months.
IberoDocs is the first showcase for Ibero-American culture in Scotland, focussed on documentary films by Spanish, Portuguese and Latin- American filmmakers.
Their mission is to celebrate the culture and history of Ibero-American countries through documentary films, by establishing an annual event in Scotland that facilitates the understanding of migration and stimulates cultural and social integration.
The Festival was founded in 2013 by Mar Felices and Xosé Ramón Rivas, with the support of Isabel Moura Mendes.
Deveron Projects is an arts organisation based in Huntly, a market town in the north east of Scotland with a population of 4,500. Working with the idea that the town is the venue, they create socially engaged projects that connect artists, communities and places.
Greener Melrose are an unincorporated, not-for-profit, intentional community whose members are acting individually and collectively to reduce dependence on fossil fuels, lead more sustainable lifestyles and face the challenge of peak oil and climate change.
Transition Stirling is an environmental charity focusing on improving awareness of, and providing a positive local response to, climate change in and around Stirling.
It was formed in October 2009 by a group of volunteers for people who want to work on positive solutions to the problems the Stirling area will face in the future due to rising oil prices and climate change.
GYFF is one of the most innovative youth film festivals in Europe. Programmed by young people, who are mentored on a year round basis, it presents an outstanding range of international films and creative workshops for young people across the city. The schools programme that precedes GYFF presents a wide selection of films accompanied by resources/introductions to enhance the film screening.