Thank you to everyone who helped with our Christmas Open Day preparations and those who helped on the day, without you all we couldn’t have done it, so thank you!!
Thank you also to those who came along on the day, we had a great time and we hope you did too.
Santa rode in with his elves on horseback after having a tour of Balerno. Settling in to his cosy grotto he managed to meet all the children and make sure he had a note of exactly what they wanted for Christmas, so he wouldn’t forget!
With the wonderfully tasty homebaking, warming homemade soup and hot dogs no one went hungry. Craft and game stalls, live music, our Tombolas and raffle went really well and not forgetting our pony rides. There was lots of fun for everyone.
With your help and support we raised over £1,500 for Ravelrig, so a huge big sparkling Thank you from us all!
Our annual Summer Open Day was a huge success with the sun shining and the crowds being entertained throughout the day.
Our BBQ and cafe kept everyone supplied with great food, cold drinks and fabulous home baking. The entertainment included the hard working Ravelrig horses giving rides to lots of lovely visitors, the Great Raymondo magician, the Jungle Book Bouncy Castle, craft and art stalls, Owl magic and our tombolas and raffle.
We would like to shout a big thank you to everyone who donated to the tombolas, raffle and baking, your generosity is really appreciated. To all the hardworking volunteers who helped throughout the week in the run up to the event helping make the stables and horses look their best for the visitors. Thank you to everyone who gave up their time and energy on the day, without your help these events could never take place, so you are really appreciated!
There were a number of businesses that donated to the raffle and BBQ, including Scott from the Corslet Place branch of Coop who gave a large quantity of burgers, rolls and juice and Claire from Inglis Green Road Sainsburys who gave to our raffle and BBQ.
Thank you Iceland, Asda, Tesco, Scotmid, Macdonald Hotel Group, Cherry Blossom Beauty and all the wonderful stall holders who donated to our raffle. There are so many people to thank we really do appreciate your support.
We all had a fantastic day and thoroughly enjoyed ourselves and we all hope you did too.
Our final figure we raised is still to be confirmed but we will let you know as soon as we can.
Our next event is our Dog Show on Sunday 17th September so hope to see you all again soon.
Our Open Day is just hours away now and preparations are in full swing. Marquees and stalls up, horses being brushed and pampered, paths swept and lots of lovely volunteers helping to get everything organised for our big day.
The weather looks like it might be good to us too tomorrow so we are all looking forward to welcoming you to Ravelrig for lots of fun!
Planning for the Ravelrig Open Day is in full swing with lots of to-do lists being worked through in preparation. There are lots of exciting things in the pipeline and we are all really excited about the big day.
We would like to put out an appeal for donations for our Raffle and Tombola. Do you have any items that would make a brilliant raffle prize or could you contribute to our chocolate or wine tombolas?
You can pop your donations in to the green boxes in the Club Room.
We are also looking for volunteers for the day itself. If you can give us some of your time on the Sunday to help out in anyway we would be really grateful. Either pop your name on the list on the Events notice board in the Club Room or drop Katie an email at firstname.lastname@example.org
What a brilliant day! Wonderful weather, lovely people, tasty burgers, delicious home baking and loads of things to do. All the crazy preparation and praying for good weather paid off with what can only be described as a fabulous Open Day. Huge thanks to everyone who helped out before, during and after – plus a big thank you to everyone who came along to support us.
Special thanks to Rollover Hotdogs for donating the delicious hotdogs for the BBQ and our long term supporters Fords The Bakers (Newbridge) who donated the rolls for the burgers and some cakes for our cafe.
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