Looking for Official Sponsors

We’re looking for OFFICIAL SPONSORS of the Blantyre Festive Event 2018!

Blantyre Community Committee in efforts to raise much needed funds for this years Festive Event have issued a call to local businesses, organisations and individuals if they wish to sponsor certain parts of the event this year. AND, they’re still looking for a main sponsor!

SIX sponsors are sought, starting at only £20, which will entirely go to the running of this years Festive Event on Sunday 25th November at Stonefield Public Park. This is a chance for YOUR business to be represented in the community in the Committee’s official programme, which will be handed out to thousands of people on the big day!

How to Sponsor

If you would like to sponsor ANY of the following, simply let us know by emailing admin@blantyrecommunitycommittee.com. You can pay for your sponsorship here:
https://blantyrecommunitycommittee.com/donate/

The Committee will update the Sponsors graphic and ensure your business is inserted as an advert into the printed programme. Here’s what can be sponsored. Can YOUR business help?

£20 – Your business logo and name will go into the printed programme. Your sponsorship will buy a thank you gift for the children switching on the Christmas lights.
£30 – Your business logo and name will go into the printed programme. Money will entirely be used to add an extra sparkle to the Santa’s grotto.
£50 – Your business logo and name will go into the printed programme. Money will entirely be used to buy crafts to keep children entertained.
£100 – Your sponsorship will have your business logo and name inserted into a medium box on the printed programme. Money will entirely be used to buy teas, coffees and cakes in order to inexpensively sell to all visitors from a small popup community cafe.
£200 – As significant sponsor, your business logo and name will be inserted into a large box on the printed programme. Your kind sponsorship will be used to assist buying toys to be given out by Santa.
£300 – The whole event Official Sponsor! Your business logo and name will be added to all further graphics for the event, including the daily countdown. It will be printed in the largest advert box in the Programme of Events. Your money will pay for hire of generators, fuel and heating equipment to keep people warm and powered outside.

Sponsor Form 2018

OK, Blantyre businesses! Time to dig deep!

 

Programme of Events 2018

We’re pleased to announce this years line up of stage acts for the Festive Event. Here’s the full Programme. We can’t wait!!

Stonefield Public Park, Low Blantyre, G72 0JS – Sunday 25th November 2018

8.00am = Volunteers set up
10.00am = Market Vendors set up
12.00 Midday = Event & Market open!

On Stage: (*This is the final line up! We ‘re going to print with this, so thank you all!)

12 midday to 12.15 = Charles King – Elvis Tribute Artist

12.15 – 12.30 = Encore Stars Academy – drama group

12.30 – 12.45 = Barry Watt – Christmas Music interactive set

12.45 – 1.00pm = Chloe Hampsey – Singing and guitar playing

1.00pm – 1.15pm = Adeles dance academy – Local Dance School from TACT Hall
1.15pm – 1.30pm = Adeles dance academy – Local Dance School from TACT Hall

1.30pm – 1.45pm = Annabel Thornett & Kieran Robertson – Christmas songs

1.45pm – 2.00pm = Barry Watt / Dance Fierce – Christmas Music interactive set / Dancing

2.00pm – 2.15pm = Carol McLaren Dance Academy – Local Dance Group
2.15pm – 2.30pm = Carol McLaren Dance Academy – Local Dance Group

2.30pm – 2.45pm = Jessie-Lou Harvie – singer, aged 7 performing 3-4 songs

2.45pm – 3.00pm = Dance Central – Local Dance School from Station Rd
3.00pm – 3.15pm = Dance Central – Local Dance School from Station Rd

3.15pm – 3.30pm = Stephanie Duff Academy of Irish Dance – Irish Dancing
3.30pm – 3.45pm = Stephanie Duff Academy of Irish Dance – Irish Dancing

3.45pm – 4.00pm = Annabel Thornett & Kieran Robertson – Vocalist and Acoustic Guitar

4.00pm – 4.15pm = Minister’s Service & dedication (Minister to be confirmed)
4.15pm – 4.25pm = Christmas Lights Switched on

Finishing up
4.25 – 4.30pm = Small Fireworks Display
4.30pm – 5.00pm = Last look around Market
5.00pm = Event Finished

This schedule can be found here: https://blantyrecommunitycommittee.com/programme-of-events…/

Hoots Owls are coming!

Hoots Owls
 
With just 5 weeks left until the Christmas Lights are switched on in Blantyre, we’ve been busy organising yet another brilliant festive event.
 
We’re delighted to announce that HOOTS OWLS & WEDDING WINGS will be attending, with live birds on display to educate and thrill young children. We’ll be announcing much more in the coming weeks.
 
Blantyre Festive Event is on Sunday 25th November 2018 from midday to 5pm at Stonefield Public Park.
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