Maggie's Centres host online 'Carols on your Couch' sing-along fundraiser

Supporters are being invited to a Christmas carol concert like no other in aid of a cancer care charity.

Thursday, 12th November 2020, 8:57 am

Maggie’s is hosting a Carols on your Couch online sing-along that will see well-known Scottish actors, authors and musicians light up laptops in homes and care facilities nationwide with some much-needed festive cheer.

Over the course of the hour-long event on December 3 (7.30pm start), viewers will be treated to an exclusive performance by much-loved panto duo Grant Stott and Andy Gray, who will be reuniting for the first time this year to play Santa and Andy the Elf at Edinburgh’s King’s Theatre.

Scottish singing sensation and X-Factor alumni Caitlyn Vanbeck will be performing Christmas classics and the St. Mary’s Cathedral choir will perform a special, candle-lit carol concert live from the cathedral itself.

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Maggie's Centres are hosting an online Carols on your Couch sing-along in December. Picture: Michael Gillen.

Author and former Blue Peter presenter Janet Ellis will also be treating viewers to a reading.

Tickets are available for a donation of only £10 which will go straight to Maggie’s eight centres across Scotland, which include facilities in Larbert and Kirkcaldy.

The event will also be screened free of charge in Scotland’s care homes to bring some festive cheer to residents and say thank you to key workers for their efforts in the pandemic.

Maggie’s has a network of centres across the UK and abroad, helping people take back control when cancer turns life upside down, with professional support for anything from treatment side effects to money worries.

To purchase tickets for the event, click here.

For further information on complimentary tickets for care homes, email [email protected]

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