On Sunday 2nd June Dunollie Museum, Castle and Grounds in Oban hosted a celebration of Gypsy/Traveller culture, history and traditions. Gypsy/Travellers from as far off as Dumbarton, Edinburgh, Perth and Fort William joined families from north and mid-Argyll for an afternoon of fun.Read More
MECOPP finished installing an exhibition of Gypsy/Traveller art, photography and poetry at the Scottish Parliament today to help celebrate Gypsy, Roma and Traveller History Month 2019. Sponsored by John Finnie MSP, the exhibition will be seen by hundreds of MSPs and Parliament staff over the next week!Read More
On Friday 17th of May, over 35 people turned up at Dundee University for the performance by some of the forum theatre group. The hugely successful event brought nursing students, education students and Gypsy/Travellers together to explore some of the serious issues faced by community members in accessing services and their rights.Read More
MECOPP was proud to recently have one of our projects featured on the First Minister’s National Advisory Council on Women and Girls website.Read More
The Women’s Voices Project, lead by Dominique Barr as part of MECOPPs existing Gypsy/Traveller Carers’ Project, is a new project working with women in the Gypsy/Traveller community in Scotland.
Funded by the Scottish Government, this project will take an asset based approach to community development work within the Gypsy/Traveller community to help realise the aspirational goals of women in both civil and civic life.Read More
After months of hard work and contributions from members of the Gypsy/Traveller community around Scotland, we were delighted to pick up Issue 3 of the Barrie News from the printer this morning!Read More