Rotary 'KidsOut' day at SRUC Barony Campus

Tue, Aug 29th 2023 at 10:00 am - 12:00 pm

Lockerbie & Disctrict Rotary club along with other Rotary clubs in the area were honoured to assit at the National Rotary 'KidsOut' Day, by organising an event for disadvantaged children held at the SRUC Barony Campus.

Rotarians and Rotary International in Great Britain and Ireland are at the heart of KidsOut 'The Fun & Happiness Charity' having helped to shape the charity...
The National Rotary KidsOut Day is the highlight of every year at the charity with the event providing a fun day out for disadvantaged children across the UK.
This year alone, the 33rd National Rotary KidsOut Day took over 20,000 disadvantaged children to over 100 different attractions and events.

Locally, Dumfries Rotary Club, Dumfries Devorgilla Rotary Club, Annan Rotary Club, Lockerbie & District Rotary Club and Thornhill & District Rotary Club organised a day of fun & happiness for children in supported learning from thirteen schools in their areas.

The event, on Tuesday 29th August at The S.R.U.C Barony Campus was blessed with perfect summer weather! The ice cream van was busy and the hot dogs went down a treat!
The children and their supporting adults enjoyed lots of things to do...
Carriage Driving by Chariots of Fire Equestrian Centre 
Fairground Fun by Reid’s Amusements 
Traditional games by Thornhill and District Rotary Club
Sports by Let's Get Sporty
An Alien visit from Chelsie Nash
Dougie the Doonhamer from Queen Of The South Football Club
Dumfries & Galloway Blood Bikes  
A ceilidh by Paddy's Rat Wagon
and music and PA by Domino Entertainments