Events

CLAN Cancer Support To Benefit from Aberdeenshire Music Festival

The Square in the Park event will take place at Castle Fraser near Inverurie on Saturday, 7th September 2019.

Square in the Park flyer

The one-day event will showcase bands from across the region, with the headline act being one of Europe’s best Coldplay tribute concert bands, Liveplay, who are comingfrom Italy to take part in the festival.

The event will support two charities including CLAN, which supports people affected by cancer. The event organiser, Stephen Macdonald, who also owns Kintore’s The Square pub and hotel, chose CLAN as he appreciated the support CLAN had given to the family of a friend of his.

As well as centres across Aberdeenshire, Moray and the Northern Isles, CLAN has a base in Inverurie. The CLAN centre at Burnside Court offers drop-in support and information for everyone affected by cancer, along with support groups, counselling, a dedicated children, teens and families service and complementary therapies.

The festival is raising funds for Brothers in Arms, a charity which focuses on men’s mental health.

Event organiser Steve Macdonald said:

“Square in the Park is a real community event, so it is important that we share our success with an important local charity. I know from personal experience that CLAN provides excellent support to local people affected by cancer. The wellbeing centre in Inverurie provides vital support right at the heart of the community, so Square at the Park is proud to be associate with CLAN.”

The Square in the Park will be open from 3pm – 8pm, with food and drink available from the extensive festival village on-site. Coaches will be available from Kintore to Castle Fraser before and after the event.

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