Colours of Cluny donates family ticket to Dyke Primary event

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Generous Colours of Cluny organisers have donated a family ticket to Dyke Primary.

The ticket will be raffled to raise funds for the Forres’ school at its upcoming family fun day on Sunday, August 27.

Local businessman and Forres Features Chairman Graeme Murdoch said: “We are delighted to support Dyke Primary’s fundraising event and wish them every success on the day.”

Mr Murdoch also revealed that this year’s sound and light extravaganza, which starts on November 8, will feature some exciting new twists.

He added: “Colours of Cluny will retain some of the best liked features of 2016 with exciting developments planned including amazing lighting covering areas not previously illuminated and use of ultra violet lighting. Other exciting ideas are also under consideration.”

Last year’s show attracted over 12,000 visitors and ticket are selling well for 2017’s event.

Graeme Murdoch continued: “Demand for tickets grows year on year and I cannot emphasise strongly enough that people should buy tickets in advance to ensure they secure a chance to visit this year.”

Colours of Cluny was created in 2016 by the Forres Features Community Interest Company as a vehicle to boost the local economy by driving visitors to the attractive Morayshire town.

The show – which is run by the Forres Features Community Interest Company – relies on external funding and a huge number of volunteers and companies/organisations (who provide services at no or minimal cost) to ensure tickets can be offered at a reasonable cost.

This year’s Colours of Cluny will cost over £140,000 to stage and any profits will be reinvested to fund the following year’s event and support local causes.

Colours of Cluny is funded by Highland and Islands Enterprise (HIE), EventScotland (part of VisitScotland’s Events Directorate), The Budge Foundation and Berry Burn Community Fund.

Colours of Cluny takes place from Wednesday, November 8 to Sunday, November 19, 2017 at Cluny Hill Grant Park in Forres. Tickets are on sale to the public at www.coloursofcluny.com

More information on Colours of Cluny is available on www.coloursofcluny.com