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Bidding going well on the 2011 collection of celebrity Easter Eggstravaganza Eggs

Bidding going well on the 2011 collection of celebrity Easter Eggstravaganza Eggs

Bidding is going well our batch of exclusive Easter Eggstravaganza Eggs, which have been signed by some of the countries favourite celebrities in aid of Royal Blind. Currently in the lead at £420 is the egg which has been designed, hand painted and signed by John Lowrie Morrison - Jolomo - one of Scotland's best loved contemporary artists. This is closely followed by the Hairspray themed egg at £375 which has been signed by Michael Ball and which contains jewellery worn by Michael in this stage show.

Posted: 22/04/2011

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Scotsman online and Edinburgh Evening News report on our Easter Eggstravaganza

Scotsman online and Edinburgh Evening News report on our Easter Eggstravaganza

Edinburgh Evening News reporter Sue Gyford covers our Easter Eggstravaganza Auction. Sue reports that ‘It’s a cracking fundraising idea – get celebrities including Stephen Fry and Simon Pegg to autograph specially-designed Easter eggs and auction them off for charity. Royal Blind hopes to raise more than £10,000 with the online sale of a dozen celebrity eggs, including one painted by artist John Lowrie Morrison, or Jolomo, which is expected to raise more than £500.

Posted: 20/04/2011

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Ally makes his TV debut for Royal Blind Eggstravaganza Eggs

Ally makes his TV debut for Royal Blind Eggstravaganza Eggs

Big thank you to our Fundraiser Ally Caulfield who starred on The Hour yesterday with Michelle Macmanus and Grant Stott to unveil our 2011 collection of Easter Eggstravaganza Eggs. Both Michelle and Grant created an egg live on the show which are to be added to our celebrity collection of eggs. If you missed the show click here and catch it on the STV Player. Among the celebrities supporting this year’s event are: Stephen Fry, Michael Ball, Ed Miliband, Simon Pegg, Christine Bleakley, The Scottish Rugby Team, Garry Tank Commander and Nick Faldo.

Posted: 16/04/2011

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Easter Eggstravaganza Eggs to launch live on STV on The Hour

Easter Eggstravaganza Eggs to launch live on STV on The Hour

On Friday 15th April we will be unveiling our 2011 collection of unique Eggstravaganza Eggs live on STV on The Hour. The fabulous 2011 selection of Faberge style eggs each contain a gift and have been signed by some of the countries favourite celebrities and a famous artist. To find out who has supported our 2011 event tune in live at 5pm on the 15th April. The bidding will commence for the eggs at 7pm on Saturday 16th April and the auction will be live for 10 days.

Posted: 12/04/2011

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Pagan Osborne donate a Will Aid Month to Royal Blind

Pagan Osborne donate a Will Aid Month to Royal Blind

This April - as part of their Charity of the Year support for Royal Blind – legal, financial and property specialist Pagan Osborne’s Edinburgh office has donated a Will Aid Month. This means that during April, instead of asking for their usual fee for writing or amending a basic Will, Pagan Osborne will ask for a donation of £75 to be made to Royal Blind.

Posted: 11/04/2011

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10th Anniversary Celebration Event

10th Anniversary Celebration Event

This week staff and pupils joined together at the Canaan Lane Campus of The Royal Blind School to celebrate our 10th anniversary at this Campus.

The cake was really tasty, the band provided the party atmosphere and we had a fantastic time – just the right event before an Easter break.

Have a look at our photographs below and you can see how we celebrated our big day☺

Posted: 08/04/2011

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