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 Summer Football Cup 2016

Unfortunately due to essential maintenance required to school buildings across Edinburgh, we are not able to hold the FACE Summer Football Cup this year. This is a 7 a-side Charity Football Tournament for Senior Football teams in Edinburgh. Arranged by Scott Fusco this was a great success in 2015 and we hope to be able to run it again in 2017. If you would like more detai...
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Room With A View

photo of Ward 11 window - before and after
FACE were approached by one of the nursing staff in Ward 11 of the Western General Hospital to see if we could help with one of the rooms in the ward that looked straight into a brick wall. After exploring options FACE arranged for an image of Edinburgh Castle to be laid over the window. Here are pictures of the before and after. The feedback for this initiative has b...
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