Afternoon Tea Fundraiser – RE-SCHEDULED

For the safety and well-being of everyone involved, the Afternoon Tea to be held on 28 March has been rescheduled. It is now due to take place on Sunday 11th October 2020 at the Sheraton Hotel, Festival Square in Edinburgh. As well as afternoon tea there is a glass of fizz. Entertainment is provided by The Swingettes, and there will also be: o Fashion Show by Arabella Dre...
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Edinburgh Cancer Centre – Outpatient Department – New Furniture

FACE were asked if they could help replace furniture in the waiting areas of the Oncology Outpatient Department (OPD) at the Western General Hospital. The staff in the OPD know how important it is to make the area as welcoming as possible and were concerned about how tired the furniture looked. It is often the first place patients and relatives spend time in after a cancer d...
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Afternoon Tea Fundraiser

This year’s afternoon tea event is on Saturday 28th March at the Sheraton Hotel Festival Square in Edinburgh (1:30pm). As well as afternoon tea there is a glass of fizz. Entertainment is provided by The Swingettes, and there will also be: o Fashion Show by Arabella Dresses o Singer o Music Inferno Disco o Auction o Raffle o Red Carpet Photographer o Pipe...
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FACE Lapland Trip

On Sunday 8th December the FACE team, led by John Macaulay, headed for the frozen north to visit Santa in Lapland. After the disappointment of last year - this time there was lots of snow but not enough to prevent the plane from landing in Lapland. It was a wonderful experience for everyone – helped by our friends at Edinburgh Airport and Jet2. It was great to meet our good fri...
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FACE Christmas Fair 2019

It was a very busy weekend for the FACE team with the Christmas Fair on Saturday 7th December and Lapland Trip on Sunday 8th December. The Fair was once again a great success. It is an enjoyable day that brings friends of FACE together and is a chance to catch up with folk who have been involved with FACE over the years. At the same an amazing £14,000 was raised to help FACE...
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“There’s Been A Murder” – Fundraising Event – Friday 14th June

The Crime Dinner held in the Wolfson Hall at the Royal College of Surgeons was a great success.We were delighted to welcome distinguished speakers Ian Rankin, Peter Ritchie and Dr Ralph Bouhaidar who entertained the sell-out audience with stories and insight.The evening was hosted by Tom Wood, former deputy chief constable of Lothian & Borders Police. We were ...
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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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