Lead Scotland’s 40th Anniversary Parliamentary Reception

Lead Scotland’s 40th Anniversary Parliamentary Reception shall be in the Burns Room, Scottish Parliament Buildings, Edinburgh, EH99 1SP on the 5th of November, 2019, 6pm to 8pm (please arrive by 5.30pm), kindly hosted by Daniel Johnson MSP and sponsored by Sight and Sound Technology.

Over the last 3 years Lead Scotland has supported over 2,000 disabled people and carers with one to one bespoke learning, befriending and advice services, building confidence and skills, improving connections and reducing isolation. If you are passionate about learning and want to see more disabled people and carers influencing change then please do come along.

Adult learning transforms lives! Disabled people, carers, learners, past and present staff, board members, volunteers and partners from across Scotland are coming together to celebrate 40 years of Lead Scotland’s specialist adult learning, advice and befriending services. Hear stories about impact from learners, volunteers and our CEO and be part of the launch of our new strategic plan, an ambition to create a fairer more inclusive Scotland. Delve into our history as we explore 40 successful years in adult learning and experience some of the best locally sourced Scottish party food and drink and of course a piece of birthday cake.

Registration for tickets opens on Friday the 13th of September at 9am.

If you have any questions please do not hesitate to contact us and we look forward to celebrating with you on the 5th November.

* Please use the visitors entrance on Horse Wynd. The building is fully accessible with a hearing loop but should you have any other access requirements please contact enquiries@lead.org.uk or call 0131 228 9441. We are catering for most dietary requirements but if you would like to ensure we cater for your needs please email enquiries@lead.org.uk with your request.

*Please note this event starts exactly at 6pm, guests should arrive at least 30 minutes before the event start time to clear security. We shall be taking photographs on the night, if you do not wish to be photographed please let a member of staff know. Please bring photographic ID and have your ticket to hand upon arrival, thank you. Please use the Visitors entrance a picture of which is shown below:

picutre of door to use on the night at scottish parliament

The event is being held in the Scottish Parliament Buildings, EH99 1SP

google map of Edinburgh
Map of Edinburgh showing the Scottish Parliament Building and Horse Wynd where entrance is located.

You may find the following information helpful:

Taxi company tel no City Cabs 0131 228 1211

Lothian Buses Maps and Timetables

How to find us page from the Scottish Parliament

Ewan’s Guide to the Scottish Parliament