OUR LAUNCH PROJECTS 2018/19

ENTERPRISE: Pioneering Partnerships

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LGBT+ ENTERPRISE FIRST FOR SCOTLAND


A joint partnership between Somewhere and University of Edinburgh Business School has co-created Scotland's first LGBT+ MBA Scholarship and Mentoring Programme for the 2019/2020 academic year. 


Applications for 2020/21 will be opening soon, so watch this space for more details.



RESEARCH: LGBT+ culture and enterprise

Founder Kathryn Pierce's Masters dissertation research into LGBT+ entrepreneurship

NEW LGBT+ RESEARCH: 

2019 / 2020 / 2021


Somewhere is a research-led social enterprise and is contributing to research, knowledge and understanding of LGBT+ equality, diversity and inclusion issues. We are actively expanding our research collaborations with HEIs across Scotland, starting with University of Strathclyde and Scottish Graduate School for Arts and Humanities (SGSAH)


CULTURE: Somewhere At The Fringe 2019!

Our new online campaign supporting the 3% of LGBT+ shows at the 2018 Edinburgh Festival Fringe

SATF 2019: A GROWING SUCCESS


Our yearly online campaign supporting the weeny 5% of shows at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe made for, by or about the LGBT+ community. 


Our 2019 campaign built on the success of last year, with a fantastic team of volunteer interviewers and reviewers. Thank you to everyone who supported us!

CULTURE: Community Partnerships

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LAVENDER MENACE RETURNS: 2019 


Somewhere is delighted to be a community partner in the exciting new plans to reimagine and relaunch the famous Lavender Menace LGBT bookshop. The project will involve pop-spaces, events and performances, marking 50 years since the Stonewall riots 

Much more to come!

ENTERPRISE: Business Mentorships

Supporting new LGBT+ led dance organisation JAZ Arts with creative campaign design via online mentor


PAYING IT FORWARD 


Somewhere offers mentoring to LGBT+ people in business and cultural organisations, most recently supporting new start-up JAZ ARTS, LGBT+ led, US dance organisation, with creative campaign design via online mentoring, raising over $1100 for The Trevor Project supporting LGBTQIA+ youth in the US

CULTURE: LGBT History Month 2019

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LGBT YOUTH SCOTLAND'S LGBT+ HERITAGE FESTIVAL  


Curated by LGBT Youth Scotland, the LGBT History Month programme of events is a fantastic opportunity to strengthen our knowledge and understanding of LGBT+ history past and present. Somewhere is here to champion fantastic work, so check out the many diverse events taking place across Scotland 

WHAT WE'VE BEEN UP TO

Listening

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Asking

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Engaging

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Collaborating

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Consolidating

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Big Lottery funded 

community consultation work 

2016 and 2017 - through the Somewhere MCR pilot project

Designing

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