Charity concert success
An afternoon concert at Gardenwise in Dumfries raised £218 for Macmillan Cancer Support.
The event was hosted by The Gallovidians who played an interesting assortment of tunes including reels, Strathspeys, waltzes and slow airs.
The guest artists wereThe Corberry Park Pipers, directed by Jim McConnachie.The young players showed off their talent and gave a lovely performance which was appreciated by the audience.
The witty compere, Ian MacIntyre from Kirkcudbright, introduced the music and also entertained the audience with a few songs.
DerekWatson from MacMillan Cancer Support gave a short address about the charity’s local work, including their support centre at the new Dumfries and Galloway Royal Infirmary. Special thanks to Alistair Bertram, owner of Gardenwise, for once again providing the venue and to all the audience who gave very generously to the collection.