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Garden Centre to Host Charity Fashion Show

A garden centre in Loanhead is aiming to raise hundreds, if not thousands, for charity next week in a glamorous fashion show.

In the evening of Thursday 15 September, Pentland Plants will welcome in over one hundred and fifty guests to a spectacular charity fashion show in aid of CLIC Sargent Scotland.

The event is a first for the local garden centre and will showcase items of clothing from high street brands’ new Autumn/Winter collections. Lines from White Stuff, Regatta, Brakeburn and Seasalt, all of which are now sold in the shop, will be paraded before the audience. In addition to this, there will be further entertainment, a raffle, drinks and food.

Carolyn Spray, Director of Pentland Plants Garden Centre said: 

The garden centre has changed a great deal over the years – from a tiny corner within a plant nursery to the large retail shop today. We’re thrilled to be hosting such an exciting event in 2016, which will help showcase our new clothing collections and help raise money and awareness for an important cause.

Tickets cost £10 each and can be purchased from Pentland Plants directly. Every ticket entitles the holder to a glass of prosecco, canapés and a 20% discount off clothing. All profits will go to CLIC Sargent.

CLIC Sargent is the UK’s leading cancer charity for children and young people and their families. They support children and young people with cancer from birth to 24 years-old and provide clinical, practical and emotional help using specialist nurses, social workers, youth workers and play specialists.

The Spray Family have been growing plants for over ninety years and now produce 50 million bedding and basket plants at their 6-acre high tech glasshouse nursery adjacent to the garden centre. They have reached  international acclaim, often for the Christmas poinsettias, and were last year pictured in newspapers across the globe.

The fashion show takes place on Thursday 15 September from 6pm to 8pm.