Friday, 5 October 2012

Glasgow Blasda - a big THANK YOU!

Thanks for helping us make Glasgow Blasda 2012 such a BIG success!

On behalf of everyone organising Glasgow Blasda through the Glasgow Local Food Network (GLFN) we would like to thank the helpers, loaners and collaborators in making the 2nd year of Glasgow Blasda such a great day for everyone!

So, as befits a mostly voluntary run community event, there's many lovely people to acknowledge so here goes...

To WASPS at the Briggait, a huge thanks to...
Michelle, Alison, Helen, Jules, the two helpful stewards and all the other staff, before and on the day, for endless and friendly support to transform the Briggait and host such a vibrant Glasgow Blasda 2012

For exhibition support Clem would like to thank...
Daniele Sambo and Monique for service help at the opening

For set up and decorating the Briggait Luci would like to thank...
Lucy B, Harriet, Kathryn, Eilidh, Lindsay, Glen and Clem. And to Carol, Clem, Dana at Doon the Rabbit Hole, Donna at the Hidden Gardens, Aran at Playbusters, Jim at Fairpley and Donna at StitchUP - thanks for the loan of wonderful fabrics, plants and herbs

For creative reuse workshop facilitation Harriet would like to thank...
Vicki, Aran, Carol and Luci and all the lovely main workshop leaders including Pete Ritchie. For help hosting the stalls thanks to Sarah, Glen, Lindsay and Linda too!

For cafe and bar setup / hosting as well as stage lights, thanks go to...
Jim, Hugh, George and their team at Fairpley. Thanks also to Neil at DRCET for the chairs and stage as well as Jan and Gerry at Collective Architecture for much free help

For food prep, cooking and waitressing Reuben and Abi would like to thank...
Kirsty, Kristina, Guy, Scott, Josee, Mel, Patrick, Blanche, Carol, Janice, Glen, Alice, Laura, Frances, Luci, Clem, Emma, Janice, Eilidh, Mel and Harriet

For the Ceilidh, thanks to...
the wonderful John Carmichael Ceilidh Band, Danny for MC ing the Ceilidh, Kathryn and Sarah for the daytime announcements and the big tidy up gang who stayed till late - stars!

And finally, to the attendees at the whole Glasgow Blasda 2012 - the Workshops, the Feast and the Ceilidh - all 800 of you - thanks for bringing Glasgow local food and sustainability alive!

If we have missed anyone out, sincere apologies...

And if you want to help make next year even better get in contact with us now!

Big smiles from the Glasgow Blasda 2012 Organising Group [Clem, Reuben, Neil, Kathryn, Abi, Scott, Sarah, Harriet, Jim and Luci]

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