“There’s Been A Murder” – Fundraising Event – Friday 14th June

An Evening and Dinner with Crime Writer, Ian Rankin, Crime Writer and Former Detective, Peter Ritchie and Pathologist, Dr. Ralph Bouhaider Hosted by Crime Writer and Former Deputy Chief Constable Tom Wood Friday 14th June 2019 Wolfson Hall, The Royal College of Surgeons of Edinburgh, Nicolson Street, Edinburgh EH8 9DW Drinks Reception. 7.00 p.m. Dinner 7.30 p.m. Dr...
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Afternoon Tea – 23 March

This year's afternoon tea event is on Saturday 23rd March at the Principal Edinburgh, George Street(1:30pm). As well as afternoon tea there is a glass of fizz. Entertainment is provided by The Swingettes, and there will also be: Fashion Show by Arabella Dresses Singer Music Inferno Disco Auction Raffle Red Carpet Photographer Piper ....and lots of laughs.      
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FACE Lapland Trip – what a shame!!

You may be aware that unfortunately due to poor weather conditions (ironically too much snow on runway !) the plane taking everyone to Lapland was unable to land there - and returned via Norway to Edinburgh. Such a shame for everyone, especially the children - who were brilliant all through a long day (on the plane). This was the 25th trip to Lapland for FACE and the first time...
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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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