Raising Vital Funds for CHAS this Christmas
9th November, 2021
Dalkeith Country Park’s Spectacle of Light and Santa Fun Run are set to raise vital funds for Children’s Hospices Across Scotland (CHAS) this Christmas
Dalkeith Country Park has been in a charity partnership with CHAS since May 2019. We’ve been raising money for children with life limiting conditions through a series of events and donations from across the business. As our partnership draws to a close on December 31st, to allow Dalkeith Country Park to create opportunities with another charity in 2022, the team at Dalkeith Country Park is determined to raise as much as possible. The Park’s Santa Fun Run and the Rainbow’s End feature within Spectacle of Light will be the last two major fundraising drives where you can help Dalkeith Country Park raise money for CHAS children and families.
‘The Rainbow’s End’ in Spectacle of Light is a beautiful area dedicated to CHAS. When visiting the event you can make contactless donations to tie rainbow ribbons of gratitude between the park’s trees. Last year the feature generated £3,100 which the team here are hoping to beat this Christmas – with your help.
Spectacle of Light Dates & Times
4 – 5 December | 10 – 12 December | 16 – 23 December | 27 – 31 December | 2 January
Each evening The Spectacle of Light is a continuous experience with entry time slots every 30 minutes from 4.30pm to 7pm. A typical experience will take approximately 75 minutes.
Advance Tickets priced from £9.90 – book before 3rd December
The 5K Santa Fun Run and the 1K Elf Dash, through the woodlands of Dalkeith Country Park, is your perfect start to 2021’s festivities. On 12th December, enjoy running knowing you have helped raise money for CHAS. A percentage of all tickets sales will be donated from the event.
And just to add to the fun ~ there will be prizes for the best festively dressed child runner and most jolly looking dressed up dog.
Santa Fun Run ~ Sunday 12th December, from 8:15am
5km Santa Fun Run ~ £15 entry per adult or child ~ includes a Santa Suit
1km Elf Dash ~ £8 per child or £4 per adult ~ includes an Elf hat
Stephen Begg, sales and events manager at Dalkeith Country Park, said: “We know from our colleagues at CHAS that the last year and a half has been an incredibly difficult time for CHAS families. Even more than in normal times. To be able to raise money for CHAS children through family focussed events like Spectacle of Light and our Santa Fun Run brings an extra dimension of meaning to Christmas at Dalkeith Country Park.”