Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) – Celebration - Edinburgh Festival of Cycling

Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) – Celebration

Poster image showing Masomah Alizada a female Afghan cyclist who took part in, the 2020 Olympic Games as part of the International Olympic Committee (IOC) Refugee Olympic Team

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Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) – Celebration

Come along for an evening of free events including: Launch of a new collection of screen-prints by Oliver Brookes reflecting the work of Bikes for Refugees.

A talk about bikes as tools for liberation from activist and explorer Shannon Galpin, including Masomah Alizada’s incredible Olympic cycling story. A chance to hear directly about the experience of cycling under the Taliban via speaker live link.

Viewing of ‘In from the Margins’ – a major new exhibition from refugee and migrant artists.

This event is in support of Bikes for Refugees (Scotland) who have supplied over 2000 bikes to displaced people from around the world.

Sponsored by – Edinburgh Road Club, Edinburgh Printmakers, The Refugee Council, and Innis and Gunn Brewing Company.

Edinburgh Festival of Cycling