Our lunches are made up of contributions from lots of people, and last year we were wowed by Reverend Sarah Ross who took the theme of our lunch “Sing as if no one is listening” and made it her own. She actually had us singing Grace before lunch! And now it seems that she has […]
Please ensure that you mark the date of next year’s lunch in your new 2017 diary. The 60th Women of Scotland Lunch will be held on 21 April 2017 at the Radisson Blu Hotel starting at 12 noon.
What – Photo call of the Chair Laura Lambie, the committee, the Honorary Chair Viv Lumsden and the speakers Elaine C Smith, Susan Shenkin and Linda Urquhart OBE. Where Radisson Blu, 301 Argyle Street, Glasgow When 11.45am Friday 22 April 2016 Contact firstname.lastname@example.org for further details The 2016 Women of Scotland Lunch will raise […]
She is someone who needs very little introduction, but let us say that we are thrilled to tell you that Elaine C Smith will join us at the 2016 lunch. She is one of Scotland’s dearest and most favourite actresses and comediennes, mainly as a result of her role as Mary Doll in Rab C Nesbitt, […]
Thanks to the generous proceeds of the 2011 Women of Scotland Lunch, Tenovus Scotland funded a £30,000 research project in women’s health. Professor Hilary Critchley of the MRC Centre for Reproductive Health at The University of Edinburgh and her colleagues, Professor Saunders and Dr Williams were successful in applying for the award which enabled them to […]
2014 Viv Lumsden Guest Chair Rt. Reverend Lorna Hood Val McDermid Alison Johnstone MSP 2013 Viv Lumsden Guest Chair Professor Louise Richardson Maggie McEleny MBE replaced by speaker for SIS Jo Swinson MP 2012 Shereen Nanjiani, Guest chair Candia McWilliam Christina McKelvie MSP Professor Anne Glover 2011 Viscountess Younger of Leckie- Jenny Younger – finance […]
The grand total of £20,000 was given to Bobath Scotland Cerebral Palsy Therapy Centre following last year’s lunch. We asked them to explain for us what the money is being used for. Based in Glasgow, the centre provides specialist support and therapy for children and adults from all over Scotland living with cerebral palsy. Last year they supported […]
We are delighted to welcome Dame Jacqueline Wilson as one of this year’s speakers. Born in Bath, Jacqueline Wilson spent most of her childhood in Kingston-on-Thames. She always wanted to be a writer and wrote her first ‘novel’ when she was nine. She worked as a journalist for DC Thomson in Dundee, where Jackie magazine […]
As well as signing up the 2015 lunch perhaps you might also consider making a donation? Our charity partner this year is Kidney Research UK and we have a JustGiving page which you can access by clicking here.