Thistle's 75th!

On Friday 7th June, Thistle celebrated our 75th anniversary, and we're so glad so many of you were there to celebrate with us.

We’d like to say a huge thank you to everyone who came along and helped us to celebrate 75 years of Thistle!

Thistle has been based here in Craigmillar, supporting disabled people and people living with long term health conditions to live well, since we were founded by the Tudsberys in 1944. We were delighted to see people supported by Thistle, local residents, partner organisations, Thistle employees and volunteers and our local councillors all coming together to share in the celebrations. Over the course of the day over 750 people came along to join in the fun.

The dust has settled on what was a wonderful afternoon and we’d love to share some of the photos from the day with you!

Andrew Crummy and the Craigmillar Tapestry

 

 Thistle's Got Talent joint-winner Dawn, along with Christine

 Eileen performing in Thistle's Got Talent

 

 

David and Eric with some Syrian baking from the Re-Act families

 

Frank and Diana, our out-going CEO

 

Ina ready for the photobooth!

Brunstane Primary School P2/3 - the other joint winners of Thistle's Got Talent!

 

 Dougie and Gail having a dance outside

 

 Kael, aged 2, and his mum

 

 Shaun, the official photographer for the day

 Even pandas enjoy an ice cream!

 

Elliot (left) and Frank (right), both performers in Thistle's Got Talent

 

 Reuben and Kieran having a game of crazy golf

 

  Another of our star performers in Thistle's Got Talent!

 

Michal and his daughter serenading the audience

 

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