• Empowering Women & Families Since 1987 - Call us today 0131 221 1915 | 0131 659 7837

Women’s Views

Discussion with Bangladeshi women

History

Jute industry links with Bangladesh.
History of Jute industry dating back to 1800’s.
Talk by an ex-employee.
Visit to Dundee.
Visit to Holyrood – hills etc, – the history behind Holyrood.
Visit to Holyrood Palace and history of it.
Visit to Edinburgh Castle and history of it.
Story of Scotland – How Scotland came to have separate identity, Scottish parliament, independent Scotland – all political history.
Session about Royal Mile.
Tour of Royal Mile.
Hopetoun House – near Queensferry.
The Royal Observatory Edinburgh.
Scottish Gardens.

Culture

Food
Clothes – kilt, Tartan and different types of Tartan.
Dance – Ceilidh

Art

Bengali and Scottish links – Rabindra Nath Tagore, Kazi Nazrul Islam.
Scottish/Bengali songs

Discussion with Pakistani women

History

History and information about Royal family – why they are still recognized officially in this country.
Dungeon in Royal mile – history and a tour.
Dynamic Earth – what is it and why it was built.
Heather plant on hills – more information about agriculture and industry of UK.
History of Europe – how Europe became one and some policies.
Castles in Scotland – how many and their names and some history.
Religion – history of Christianity and different sects i.e. Catholics and Protestants, amendments in Bible etc.
Famous churches in Scotland.

Culture

Highland Dance.
Languages in Scotland.
What is Scottish culture and how it changed in the last 100 years.

Art

Museums – Tipu Sultan etc.
Paintings and painters and links to Mughal art.
Poets and poetry in Scotland.
The Architecture of the Edinburgh City.
Calligraphy in Scotland.

Discussion with Indian women

History

Scottish Museum.
Celli dance, Celtic culture, Sociable .
Robert Burns.
Edinburgh – Pride of the city, Tour of the city, Mary Queen of Scots, the Edinburgh Dungeons and Roslyn Chapel.

Culture

Kilt.
Festivals – their background and Gaelic.
Scottish Cuisine and Brewery.
Hogmanay.
Geography.

Art

Scottish films/Derek Wilson.
Natural Flora and Fauna.
Jewellery/Stones.

Keep up to date with our latest news and events