What's Your Superpower?

Welcome to ECHC's Get Together 2024!

Good evening and welcome to our annual ECHC Get Together. Every year, every day, every hour, we fundraise to give seriously ill babies, children and young people the extra support they need when facing a life-changing hospital stay. We could not do this without you.  

Despite the greatest challenges a child can face, the hospital is a place where being sick doesn’t always mean being sad. And that’s because of you. With your support, we can reach every child who needs us. 

Tonight, you will immerse yourself in a world of inspiration and celebrate our superheroes: from the children who bravely come through the hospital doors; to the parents and carers who just keep going; and the incredible staff who deliver life-changing treatment and care, 24 hours a day, 365 days a year. It’s true what they say – not all superheroes wear capes.

We are enormously grateful to you for being here with us tonight. In celebration of the thousands of smiles and pounds you will raise, a huge thank you. I hope you have a wonderful evening and enjoy all that we have planned for you. I would love to chat to as many of you as possible, so please do come and speak to me if you get the chance between all of the fun, fizz and fantastic company!

– Roslyn Neely, CEO

Order of Events

18:30 – 19:00 – Drinks reception

19:00 – Guests called for dinner

20:00 – Starter is served

20:40 – Main course is served

21:40 – Dessert and coffee served

23:00 – Entertainment

01:00 – Carriages

Infinity Gem Quest

One lucky winner will take home a beautiful diamond necklace, donated by the generous Robert Anthony Jewellers.

A yellow gold circle links with a diamond-encrusted circle as part of this fine yellow gold necklace.

To be in with a chance of winning, make sure you purchase a stick of kryptonite from our lovely volunteers!

The suggested donation is £20.

The Edinburgh Airport 'Flash Dash'

Edinburgh Airport have very generously donated an overnight stay and access to the gorgeous spa at Gleneagles!

To be in with a chance of taking part and winning this fabulous prize, please see one of our volunteers who will come to your table with £20 boarding passes throughout the evening.

Avengers Assemble! Your mission, if you are willing to accept it, will be to put your scavenger skills to the ultimate test!

Are you ready to take flight?

Instant Win

There is a donation envelope at your place setting which is your entry into our raffle. One winner on every table will be taking home a bottle of alcohol, kindly donated by Edinburgh Airport. 

Suggested donation is £20.

Main Auction

Lot 1. Christmas Light Switch on at the Children's Hospital, including a Champagne Afternoon Tea for Two at The Dome

Bring the sparkle to the Royal Hospital for Children and Young People this Christmas.

Join children, NHS staff and the ECHC team at the hospital to witness the enchanting switch on of this year’s magical Christmas Tree. The stunning tree will be placed at the hospital’s front entrance, adorned with beautiful twinkling lights.

As the winning bidder, you will give a child in hospital the unforgettable experience of pressing the big red button and illuminating the tree for all to see. What a wonderful way to kick off the Christmas season.

But that’s not all! The Dome at Christmas is an Edinburgh institution and you and a guest will enjoy a delicious Champagne Afternoon Tea in their festive wonderland. This is a mouth-watering experience not to be missed.

Lot 2. A Luxury Two Night Stay at The Drury, Oban for 22 Guests

The Drury is a luxury self-catering holiday home in the picturesque town of Oban on Scotland’s stunning West Coast.

With breathtaking views across Oban Bay, The Drury offers indulgent comfort with beds dressed in crisp white Egyptian cotton linens, a gorgeous oversized outdoor bath, firepit, outdoor heated chairs, games room and cinema room. This elegant Victorian mansion is brimming with 21st century comforts, embodying the essence of ‘country house cool’.

Whether you’re gathering the girls for a weekend of fun, fizz and laughter, or bringing together a group to celebrate life’s special moments, The Drury is the perfect backdrop for unforgettable experiences with your favourite people.

Lot 3. Four-Ball at the world-famous Renaissance Club with Caddy and Breakfast

The Renaissance Club is one of Scotland’s most exclusive members’ golf clubs, where the genius of iconic links design meets the pinnacle of hospitality.

Its championship course, masterfully crafted by Tom Doak, perfectly fits the contours of historic coastal parkland. Equally impressive are the luxurious facilities on offer in the Clubhouse and Lodge that echo the heights of civilised living associated with The Italian Renaissance.

Before you head out for your four-ball, you’ll enjoy a delightful breakfast in the Clubhouse before meeting with your very own caddy for the day.

Lot 4. The Ultimate Musical Experience

Have you dreamed a dream of seeing your favourite musical performance from the luxury of G4S’s private box at the Ovo Hydro? Then dream no longer! You and nine friends will enjoy Cameron Mackintosh’s production of Boublil and Schonberg’s Les Misérables – The Arena Spectacular Tour.

As this beloved musical phenomenon enters its 40th revolutionary year in London, this spectacular production features an extraordinary new design specifically created for larger venues. Adding to the magic, you’ll enjoy spine-tingling performances from Michael Ball and Alfie Boe.

With a magnificent score of iconic songs including ‘I Dreamed a Dream’, ‘On My Own’, ‘Bring Him Home’, ‘One Day More’ and many more, this epic and uplifting story remains one of the world’s favourite musicals. This unforgettable experience is not to be missed.

Lot 5. Gastronomic Getaway for Four People in Cortona, Tuscany

Escape on a three-night city break in Cortona, the charming town made famous by the book and film ‘Under the Tuscan Sun’.

A quintessential Italian hilltop town, set amongst the cypress trees of Tuscany, Cortona has a wealth of culture and history to unearth.

You will be staying in a charming apartment in the heart of the medieval town, featuring two bedrooms and two bathrooms, a fully equipped kitchen and a comfortable living area that will accommodate you and three guests. Located within walking distance of the main squares, you’ll have a variety of local restaurants, bars, and shops right at your fingertips. You’ll be welcomed with a refreshing bottle of prosecco.

Your food and wine lover’s package offers a deep dive into classic Tuscan culinary traditions, including a wine and olive oil tasting in the coolest wine bar in town, right in the main square. A wine expert will lead you through a fabulous journey, showcasing the diversity from one of the world’s most iconic wine regions.

Thank you!