Huge success for Glamis Gathering

Irene Gillies of Goodwill and Growth Africa (GAGA) explained what work the charity does and how it benefits the children of Africa.
Irene Gillies of Goodwill and Growth Africa (GAGA) explained what work the charity does and how it benefits the children of Africa.

Members of Brechin’s community were out in force at the Glamis Gathering on May 20 to celebrate the Queen’s Diamond Jubilee.

The Brechin, Aberlemno and Edzell marquee was bustling with activity with organisations from across the area joining together to represent the area.

Adding to the laughter of the Brechin, Edzell and Aberlemno marquee was Tsering Chodron of Brechin's Laughter Club who held laughater workshops, giving people the chance to laugh, drum and relax.

Adding to the laughter of the Brechin, Edzell and Aberlemno marquee was Tsering Chodron of Brechin's Laughter Club who held laughater workshops, giving people the chance to laugh, drum and relax.

Out with the marquee members of the public were entertained by, to name a few groups, Maisondieu choir, Andover drummers, The City of Brechin Pipe Band and Angus Tai Chi.

Sally Balfour (left) and Marjory Smith (right) were on hand to provide information about the work of the Friends of Stracathro Hospital. Over the years the group have raised a lot of money and provided the hospital with state-of-the-art that has benefited the people of Angus and the Mearns.

Sally Balfour (left) and Marjory Smith (right) were on hand to provide information about the work of the Friends of Stracathro Hospital. Over the years the group have raised a lot of money and provided the hospital with state-of-the-art that has benefited the people of Angus and the Mearns.

Cathedral: Members of Brechin Cathedral were at hand to provide information about the historic Cathedral and Round Tower.

Cathedral: Members of Brechin Cathedral were at hand to provide information about the historic Cathedral and Round Tower.