Friday 10 February 2017

Lord Provost's Fundraising Burns Supper 2017

 The Lord Provost's Fundraising Burns Supper 2017 will take place on Friday 10 February 2017 in the DoubleTree by Hilton Glasgow Central, Cambridge Street, Glasgow, G2 3HN.

The beneficiaries of this event will be the Lord Provost's Charity Funds, which provides financial assistance to children and vulnerable citizens in Glasgow, and the Lord Provost's Malawi Fund.

Tables are now on sale for this event at a cost of £1,000 + VAT for a table of 12.  If you would like to reserve a table for this event or would like more information please contact Amanda Rarity on 0141 287 4099 or email at

Friday 22 January 2016

Lord Provost's Fundraising Burns Supper 2016


The Lord Provost's Fundraising Burns Supper 2016 will take place on Friday 22 January 2016 in the Hilton Hotel, William Street, Glasgow.

The supper will be hosted by the Lord Provost of Glasgow Councillor Sadie Docherty.  She will be joined by Master of Ceremonies Radio stalwart Paul Cooney.  Speakers and entertainers include:

Rev Dr Laurence WhitleyLynn Calder
Imogen WalkerKathryn Ronney
Brian ClementsCity Voice Choir
Jonathan WatsonSheriff Lindsay Wood
Edith Forrest, Scottish Advocate 

The proceeds will be shared between the Lord Provost's Charity Funds and the Lord Provost's Malawi Fund.

Thursday 21 January 2016

Kilombero Rice Launch at Edinburgh City Chambers


A celebration of the warm heart of Africa, featuring Scottish and Malawian food,
drink and entertainment and Introducing the brand new Kilombero Rice. The event
marks 6 years of JTS's partnership and development work with smallholder rice
farmers in Malawi, and the beginning of an exciting new chapter introducing
Kilombero rice to consumers across the UK.

Saturday 7 March 2015

500 Miles - The BIG dinner

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The BIG Dinner is a 500miles charity initiative to raise £500k in a single night to help people with mobility difficulties in Malawi and Zambia to live independent lives. The event will take place on Saturday 7 March and they are asking you to hold a dinner to raise money for the charity. You can either cook or ask everyone to bring a different course! The BIG Dinner will raise money to support the 500miles charity who provides artificial limbs and braces for people with disabilities of the limbs and spine. Go to where you can find out more information, how to register and even bid for a celebrity dinner.

Info on the Big Dinner in local press is available here and a follow-up post can be found here.

Friday 23 January 2015

Lord Provost's Fundraising Burns Supper 2015


The 2015 Lord Provost's Burns Supper, hosted by Councillor Sadie Docherty, Lord Provost of Glasgow will take place at 6pm on Friday 23 January 2015, in the Thistle Hotel in Glasgow. The beneficiaries this year will be The Lord Provost's Malawi Fund, The Lord Provost's Charity Funds and Bobath Scotland, a Scottish charity devoted to improving the quality of life for children and adults with cerebral palsy.

For more information and to book a table click here

2015 Events