Dandara Kicks Off Celebrations for Kirkliston Children's Gala Centenary Year

Dandara has continued its sponsorship of Kirkliston Children’s Gala for the third consecutive year, helping to kick off celebrations for the Gala’s 100th anniversary.

Dandara has donated £500 which will go towards supporting the Gala’s ‘Let’s Celebrate Kirky’ party taking place on the 2nd June at Conifox, near Dandara’s Foxhall Gait development. 

Kirkliston Children’s Gala Day is an annual community celebration that has been in continuation since 1924.The Gala features a week of activities, fuelled full of family fun for everyone in the Kirkliston area, culminating in the Gala Day on the 8th June, where a primary school girl is chosen to be crowned Gala Day Queen for the year ahead. 

Tony Williamson, Director of Sales at Dandara East Scotland, commented: “It is truly exciting for Dandara to be part of the Kirkliston Children's Gala Day celebrations for the third year, especially as this year marks their 100th anniversary. This significant milestone for the Kirkliston community makes it a pleasure for us to support the celebrations with a £500 donation. We hope this contribution will aid the Gala in preparing for their opening party.

“We look forward to seeing everyone participate in the activities planned for the Gala!"

Steph Wilson, President of Kirkliston Children's Gala, said: “It’s incredible that this year marks the 100th anniversary of Kirkliston Children’s Gala. This week of celebrations is always wonderful, with the entire Kirkliston community participating in the activities we have planned. The Gala is a cherished event that has been loved for the past century, and we hope to continue this tradition for many years to come.

"We are very grateful for our partnership with Dandara. Their recent donation will greatly assist us in planning the ‘Let’s Celebrate Kirky’ party, ensuring we have plenty of fun activities for everyone attending. It's heartening to see a local business like Dandara supporting us, and we look forward to continuing our partnership with them."

Foxhall Gait offers residents the best of both worlds, with beautiful countryside views and local amenities on your doorstep, including shops, schools, a doctor’s surgery, a community centre and a golf course.

Just a short drive away is Edinburgh city centre, with a number of attractions and places to eat. Residents can also find the M8, M9 and M90 close by, with connections to Dunfermline and Glasgow. 

Foxhall Gait homes feature open plan and good-sized rooms throughout, with light and airy bedrooms and private gardens, making these homes perfect for relaxing and entertaining friends and family in.

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