Mardi Gla Parade!

Join Scottish Adoption as we support the LGBTQ+ community and march at this year’s Mardi Gla event in Glasgow!

Join Scottish Adoption as we take to the streets of Glasgow to proudly march with other organisations and groups supporting the LGBTQ+ Community as part of this year’s Mardi Gla. Join us as we take to the streets of Glasgow on Saturday 16th of July starting at 12pm.The route is still to be planned so email david@scottishadoption.org to register your interest to march and we will keep you updated.

2022 marks thirteen years since LGBTQ+ couples have been able to adopt together and it would be great to have many of our families able to join us at these marches celebrating all the LGBTQ+ families Scottish Adoption have helped to create over these last thirteen years and the many more we hope to support in the future! You do not need to be part of the LGBTQ+ community to come march with us, everyone is welcome so bring your family, friends and dogs for a great afternoon out!

The march will be a mix of young and old LGBTQ+ people and will include Politicians from across Scotland mixed with a range of colourful floats and community groups, organisations and businesses alongside members of the public and will highlight the need for fairness and equality across Scotland, the UK and the rest of the world.

If you would like to march with Scottish Adoption families, workers and supporters please do email david@scottishadoption.org to register your interest. Hand made banners will be a bonus!

 

Scottish Adoption Duck Race

The Duck Dash is back for 2022 and will be taking place on Saturday 9th of July!

Duck Race

After a sell out year last year the Duck Dash is BACK for 2022! We are pleased to announce that on the 9th of July 2022 we shall be holding our Duck Dash in North Berwick.

For the second year running we will be holding the Duck Dash out with the City of Edinburgh and holding it at our Family Picnic in North Berwick instead!

There will still be great prizes to win so dig deep and buy your duck here. All ducks will cost £4.00 or buy 3 ducks for £10.

More prizes will be added to this list as and when we get them confirmed. Prizes that have been donated so far include:

  • One of our popular prizes from the last few years have been the Swedish Candles donated by Robert from Woodhead Eco Trees. Robert is back and very generously donated another of his brilliant Swedish Candles.
  • Helen from Rockpool Trading has donated a Kernowspa candle and some Kernow Chocolate. All are handmade in Cornwall from small businesses and are available on their website www.rockpooltrading.co.uk
  • Linda has been a great supporter of our Duck Races and has once again very kindly agreed to make another gorgeous blanket.
  • Maurice has kindly donated a lovely pair of Handmade Stained Glass Earrings and Knecklace. Maurice is currently working on his website but can be contacted on MPG5961@gmail.com
  • Another great supporter of our Duck Race is Andrew from Vino Wines. This year Andrew has donated a lovely Bottle of Fizz from Vino Wines!
  • Brad from GHS Loft Flooring has very kindly donated a loft ladder.
  • Two Bottles of Red Wine have been donated by Angie.
  • Caledonian Horticulture have donated an 8ookg bag of Green Goodness Compost. Don’t worry you wont ned to carry this home, they will deliver!
  • Dynamic Earth in Edinurgh have donated some complimentary passes to the top visitor attraction.
  • Gemma has donated a voucher to be used at The Lobster Man at Fenton Barns. Fresh lobster caught off the shores of North Berwick.
  • The Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick have donated a Family Day Pass. You will be able to watch the Gannets on the Bass Rock, watch Puffins on Craigleith Island and try and spot dolphins or seals in the sea. A great day out!
  • Fiona from Business Parcs have donated a great prize for golfers! you coudl win a 4Ball Voucher for Whitehill House Golf Club at Rosewell!
  • Lyndsey from Mini First Aid Edinburgh has donated a voucher for two parents/guardians to come along to an open baby & child first aid class.
  • Lorraine from Bo-peep Handmade has donated one of her gorgeous Bunnies. Lorraine is another supporter who has donated prizes before, and we really appreciate the support!
  • Author Liza Miles has donated signed copies of her books Love Bites, My Life’s Not Funny, and the Cosy Mystery series which is a series of murder mysteries set in Edinburgh.

More prizes will be added to this list and to be in with a chance to win any of these prizes you need to buy a duck, which you can do by clicking here! For more information please call 0131 553 5060 or email david@scottishadoption.org

The Duck Dash is back for 2022 and will be taking place on Saturday 9th of July!

Duck Race

After a sell out year last year the Duck Dash is BACK for 2022! We are pleased to announce that on the 9th of July 2022 we shall be holding our Duck Dash in North Berwick.

For the second year running we will be holding the Duck Dash out with the City of Edinburgh and holding it at our Family Picnic in North Berwick instead!

There will still be great prizes to win so dig deep and buy your duck here. All ducks will cost £4.00 or buy 3 ducks for £10.

More prizes will be added to this list as and when we get them confirmed. Prizes that have been donated so far include:

  • One of our popular prizes from the last few years have been the Swedish Candles donated by Robert from Woodhead Eco Trees. Robert is back and very generously donated another of his brilliant Swedish Candles.
  • Helen from Rockpool Trading has donated a Kernowspa candle and some Kernow Chocolate. All are handmade in Cornwall from small businesses and are available on their website www.rockpooltrading.co.uk
  • Linda has been a great supporter of our Duck Races and has once again very kindly agreed to make another gorgeous blanket.
  • Maurice has kindly donated a lovely pair of Handmade Stained Glass Earrings and Knecklace. Maurice is currently working on his website but can be contacted on MPG5961@gmail.com
  • Another great supporter of our Duck Race is Andrew from Vino Wines. This year Andrew has donated a lovely Bottle of Fizz from Vino Wines!
  • Brad from GHS Loft Flooring has very kindly donated a loft ladder.
  • Two Bottles of Red Wine have been donated by Angie.
  • Caledonian Horticulture have donated an 8ookg bag of Green Goodness Compost. Don’t worry you wont ned to carry this home, they will deliver!
  • Dynamic Earth in Edinurgh have donated some complimentary passes to the top visitor attraction.
  • Gemma has donated a voucher to be used at The Lobster Man at Fenton Barns. Fresh lobster caught off the shores of North Berwick.
  • The Scottish Seabird Centre in North Berwick have donated a Family Day Pass. You will be able to watch the Gannets on the Bass Rock, watch Puffins on Craigleith Island and try and spot dolphins or seals in the sea. A great day out!
  • Fiona from Business Parcs have donated a great prize for golfers! you coudl win a 4Ball Voucher for Whitehill House Golf Club at Rosewell!
  • Lyndsey from Mini First Aid Edinburgh has donated a voucher for two parents/guardians to come along to an open baby & child first aid class.
  • Lorraine from Bo-peep Handmade has donated one of her gorgeous Bunnies. Lorraine is another supporter who has donated prizes before, and we really appreciate the support!
  • Author Liza Miles has donated signed copies of her books Love Bites, My Life’s Not Funny, and the Cosy Mystery series which is a series of murder mysteries set in Edinburgh.

More prizes will be added to this list and to be in with a chance to win any of these prizes you need to buy a duck, which you can do by clicking here! For more information please call 0131 553 5060 or email david@scottishadoption.org

Edinburgh Pride Parade

Join Scottish Adoption as we support the LGBTQ+ community and march at this years Pride Edinburgh Event!

The last time we marched with our families at a Pride event was back in 2019, before the pandemic. We are so excited to be back marching and supporting our LGBTQ+ Families and the wider LGBTQ+ Community at this special 25th Anniversary Pride March in Edinburgh.

Join us as we take to the streets of Edinburgh on Saturday 25th of June starting at 12pm. The route is still to be planned so email david@scottishadoption.org to register your interest to march and we will keep you updated.

2022 marks thirteen years since LGBTQ+ couples have been able to adopt together and it would be great to have many of our families able to join us at these marches celebrating all the LGBTQ+ families Scottish Adoption have helped to create in these last thirteen years and the many more we hope to support in the future! You do not need to be part of the LGBTQ+ community to come march with us, everyone is welcome so bring your family, friends and dogs for a great afternoon out!

The march will be a mix of young and old LGBTQ+ people and will include Politicians from across Scotland mixed with a range of colourful floats and community groups, organisations and businesses alongside members of the public and will highlight the need for fairness and equality across Scotland, the UK and the rest of the world.

If you would like to march with Scottish Adoption families, workers and supporters please do email david@scottishadoption.org to register your interest. Hand made banners will be a bonus!