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Scotland's Luminate Festival 2017

EDM number 405 in 2017-19, proposed by Brendan O'Hara on 16/10/2017.
Categorised under the topic of Arts.

That this House congratulates Luminate on staging its sixth national arts festival, taking place across Scotland throughout the month of October; recognises the important role played by Luminate in providing creative opportunities for older people across Scotland to participate in the arts and display the immense contribution our older citizen's make to the social and cultural wellbeing of Scotland; commends the Luminate Festival for bringing together older people and those from across the generations to celebrate creativity, share stories of ageing and explore what growing older means to all of us; notes that this year's programme contains a wide and varied programme of events will take place in theatres, galleries, community halls, care homes, libraries and lunch clubs from the borders to the highlands and will include performance art, workshops, film screenings, dance classes, craft, musical performance, poetry reading and authors' events and will celebrate new stories of growing up and growing old from both Scottish and international directors; and acknowledges the support given to the Luminate Festival by the Scottish Government through Creative Scotland and Digital Scotland.

This motion has been signed by a total of 15 MPs.

MPDateConstituencyPartyType
Brendan O'Hara16/10/2017Argyll and ButeScottish National PartyProposed
Chris Law16/10/2017Dundee WestScottish National PartySeconded
Angus MacNeil16/10/2017Na h-Eileanan an IarScottish National PartySeconded
John McNally16/10/2017FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Christine Jardine16/10/2017Edinburgh WestLiberal DemocratSeconded
Martyn Day17/10/2017Linlithgow and East FalkirkScottish National PartySeconded
Chris Stephens18/10/2017Glasgow South WestScottish National PartySigned
Jim Shannon18/10/2017StrangfordDUPSigned
Hugh Gaffney20/10/2017Coatbridge, Chryston and BellshillLabourSigned
Carol Monaghan23/10/2017Glasgow North WestScottish National PartySigned
David Linden24/10/2017Glasgow EastScottish National PartySigned
Alison Thewliss24/10/2017Glasgow CentralScottish National PartySigned
Alan Brown25/10/2017Kilmarnock and LoudounScottish National PartySigned
Lisa Cameron26/10/2017East Kilbride, Strathaven and LesmahagowScottish National PartySigned
Drew Hendry08/01/2018Inverness, Nairn, Badenoch and StrathspeyScottish National PartySigned

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