Christmas Fair Update

Well another Christmas Fair is over and we are delighted to tell you that £14233.43 was raised on the day which is brilliant news and enables us to continue supporting the many projects we undertake at the hospital all for the benefits of patients and families affected by cancer. It was lovely to see our many friends returning to support the many stalls and creating a warm a...
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FACE Garden

In early October 2018 the large maple tree at the centre of the FACE Garden was cut down, after it was found to be diseased. We have since worked on tidying up the garden and removing what was left of the tree stump, with a view to creating a new centrepiece for the garden and restoring some of the seating which was lost. We are now finalising plans for this new centr...
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FACE Lapland Trip – Sunday 9 December

The annual trip to Lapland this year is on Sunday 9 December. We hope it is once again a wonderful experience for everyone who heads north to meet our good friend Santa Claus. John Macaulay co-ordinates the trip and will lead the fantastic FACE team looking after everyone on the trip to the frozen landscapes in Lapland.It is our 25th Lapland trip this year. Over many year...
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FACE Christmas Fair – Saturday 1 December

The FACE Christmas Fair is being held on Saturday 1 December at the Outpatients Department, Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital. We are delighted to welcome Iain Waugh (Radio Borders) to open the Fair again. The Fair is a mix of stalls, games, refreshments and entertainment – for all the family. Santa will be there with his sleigh and we also hope to ...
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Masquerade Ball – 28 April

This glamorous event to raise funds for FACE has been organised by Kat Anderson and Jordan Black. It is being held at the Village Hotel in Edinburgh on Saturday 28 April (7pm). You will be met with a glass of fizz on the red carpet, and there is a half bottle of wine with your 3 course meal. The entertainment, music for the ball is provided by the amazing live band Bleeker a...
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‘Belonging Bags’

FACE were approached to see if would support a care assurance standards initiative and have been developing a new belongings bag with the bereavement services thistle logo on it. These bags would replace the current use of plastic bags to return the belongings of a person who has sadly passed away. These bags are see through and can break. This initiative was seen as some...
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Afternoon Tea – 24 March

Last year Liz Cann organised an afternoon tea to raise funds for FACE. It was enjoyed by everyone who was there and such a great success that Liz has organised a follow up event this year at the Edinburgh Marriott Hotel (Glasgow Road) on 24 March (2pm). As well as afternoon tea there is a glass of fizz and real mix of entertainment. The Swingettes Quartet, Inferno Disco and...
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Lapland Trip – Sunday 10 December

The annual trip to Lapland took place on Sunday 10 December. It was once again a wonderful experience for everyone who headed north to meet our good friend Santa Claus. Huge thanks to John Macaulay for bringing it altogether and to the fantastic FACE team for looking after everyone on the trip to the frozen landscapes in Lapland. Thanks to the crew of the Thomson’s (TUI) ...
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Christmas Fair – Saturday 2 December

The FACE Christmas Fair was held on 2 December at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital. We were delighted to welcome this year Iain Waugh (Radio Borders) to open the Fair. The Fair was again a mix of stalls, games, refreshments and entertainment – for all the family. Santa was there with his sleigh and we also welcomed back the Lothian & Borders Po...
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FACE Christmas Fair – Saturday 3 December

The FACE Christmas Fair was held on 3 December at the Edinburgh Cancer Centre, Western General Hospital. We were delighted to welcome back Grant Stott to open it again this year. The Fair was a mix of stalls, games, refreshments and entertainment - for all the family. Santa was there with his sleigh and we also welcomed back the Lothian & Borders Police Motorbikes ...
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