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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Every Picture Tells a Story

Last year Alex McRitchie sadly passed away after a brave battle with cancer. Alex was a brilliant photographer who captured such wonderful moments for FACE over many years, including our annual trip to Lapland. His family very kindly allowed FACE to produce prints of some of his photographs, which his daughter Rachel framed for us with the help of the Max Spielmann shop in ...
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5000 Miles – Terra Nova

On the 23rd May Andrew Dickson began an unsupported cycle across Canada to raise funds for 3 good causes close to his heart – all making a difference for the treatment and care of young people. This includes FACE. Andrew set off from Vancouver and is due to arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia (5000 miles away) by the 23 August. Andrew has provided us with brilliant pictures on...
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5000 Miles Across Canada

Today Andrew Dickson begins an unsupported cycle across Canada to raise funds for 3 good causes close to his heart – all making a difference for the treatment and care of young people. This includes FACE. Andrew sets off from Vancouver and is due to arrive in Halifax, Nova Scotia (5000 miles away) by the 23 August. Andrew is seen here with his bike and specially designed ...
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FACE – Charity Golf Day

Following on from the success of this event last year, a Charity Golf Day is being held on Sunday 28th August at Ratho Park Golf Club. The format is Texas Scramble, teams of 3, with prizes for longest drive, nearest the pin and overall winner. Tee times start from 10am and it promises to be a fantastic day out. If you would like to take part and help raise funds for FACE at the...
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