We are delighted to have been invited to share the writing work of Freedom from Torture clients at the Edinburgh International Book Festival again this year.
Dr Neil's Garden Events - 10 April, 2013
We're delighted to announce an extra special midsummer event in the beautiful Dr Neil's Garden in Duddingston Village on Sunday 30th June.
Calling all summer cyclists and walkers! Events - 10 April, 2013
Union Canal Walk and Cycle
Meet Sarah McConachie and the Edinburgh Supporters GroupEvents - 26 March, 2013
Sarah McConachie is a doctor who works at the Glasgow Treatment Centre of Freedom from Torture. She will tell people about the work of the Centre, give people some idea of the clients and their progress, and in more detail will describe her own work, preparing Medico Legal Reports.
Edinburgh Local Group at the Festival of Human RightsEvents - 31 October, 2012
For a second year we are taking part in the Amnesty Groups Festival of Human Rights, on Saturday 17th November in the Augustine Church Centre on George IV Bridge. The event runs from 12 to 5 p.m.
Stand up Comedy Benefit for Freedom from Torture at The Stand Comedy Club Events - 31 October, 2012
Built into the basement of a Georgian tenement on the edge of Edinburgh's new town the Stand Comedy Club is an intimate space with a superb atmosphere.
Edinburgh Book Festival: acclaimed writers stand in solidarity with survivorsBlog - 16 August, 2012
In his work, Write to Life member Aso, who is from Iraq, likes to "show the conflict between peace and human suffering in one line, then work and work on this line until [he] finds real beauty".Read an extract from his work below...
Write to Life at Edinburgh International Book FestivalEvents - 10 August, 2012
Work by writers from Freedom from Torture's Write to Life programme in London, Newcastle and Manchester will be read at the Amnesty Imprisoned Writers sessions at the Edinburgh International Book Festival in Charlotte Square.
Jonathan Falla and Leila Aboulela at Edinburgh Central LibraryEvents - 12 June, 2012
Writers Jonathan Falla and Leila Aboulela in conversation with the BBC book Cafe's Serena Field. Both writers will talk about refugees, their journeys and how they experience different cultures. This is a Refugee Week event. It is free but you must get a ticket from the library.
More Music on a Midsummer AfternoonEvents - 18 April, 2012
If you like the thought of cream teas, chardonnay and sweet summer sounds in one of the most remarkable gardens in Scotland, the Edinburgh Supporters Group's mi
Water of Leith WalkEvents - 11 April, 2012
Join our Edinburgh Local Group for this biennial fund-raising walk from Stockbridge along Edinburgh's hidden natural asset, the Water of Leith.
Eating & Exploring in Edinburgh!Events - 14 February, 2012
A convivial evening of art and dining with our Edinburgh Local Group!
Edinburgh Local groups - 13 June, 2011
Chair: Nigel WatsonTreasurer: Mike IveySecretary: Alison PatersonNumber of members: 127