£2 pays for a headscarf set, helping to boost the confidence of a woman who has lost her hair as a result of her breast cancer treatment.
£52 pays for a personal appointment with our HeadStrong service to help women cope with the distress of hair loss from cancer treatment.
£132 pays to connect someone going through breast cancer with a trained volunteer who has had a similar experience to them and can provide one-to-one support and reassurance.
What we do
26 September 2013
A huge thank you to everyone who attended, donated to and modelled in the 2013 show – we had an amazing day and smashed all of our fundraising targets with a truly inspiring catwalk show.
Guests enjoyed an emotional and uplifting experience, and the event raised a fantastic £130,000 for us.
Thanks to everyone who made this event possible including our auction sponsor BDO LLP, our media partner the Sunday Mail and Montgomery Litho Group, Woman & Home, Highland Spring, MCL, House of Fraser, Sassoon Salon, Benefit and all our Gold Donor and event supporters.
We are very pleased to introduce you to our 2013 models who will be the stars of The Show in September!
Our 2013 models
|Alison Gardner||Carol McGillivray||Dawn Henderson|
Alison Gardner aged 36 from Glasgow
Carol McGillivray aged 46 from Glasgow
Dawn Henderson aged 38 from Kirkliston
|Edel Cochrane||Elaine Baldwin||Elaine Crossan|
Edel Cochrane aged 48 from Airdrie
Elaine Baldwin aged 42 from Falkirk
Elaine Crossan aged 57 from Lanark
|Elizabeth Hamilton||Fiona Smith||Fiona White|
Elizabeth Hamilton aged 90 from Inverness
Fiona Smith aged 51 from Glasgow
Fiona White aged 56 from Glasgow
|Jackie Magill||Jacqueline Donohoe||Joy Northcott|
Jackie Magill aged 57 from Ayr
Jackie Donohoe aged 44 from Longniddry
Joy Northcott aged 47 from Edinburgh
|Julia Hall||Julie Frackleton||Kay Morgan|
Julia Hall aged 41 from Aberfeldy
Julie Frackleton aged 44 from Dunfermline
Kay Morgan aged 39 from Prestwick
|Mags Brown||Margaret Hannah||Margaret Wickham|
Mags Brown aged 47 from Glasgow
Margaret Hannah aged 70 from Glasgow
Margaret Wickham aged 54 from Forres
|Patricia Walsh||Patrick Padden|
Patricia Walsh aged 60 from Motherwell
Patrick Padden aged 77 from Glasgow
Become a model in 2014
If you would like to apply to model for the 2014 Show please send an email to email@example.com and details will be sent to you when the application process opens in December.
Radisson Blu Hotel, Argyle Street, Glasgow
The Radisson Blu Glasgow hotel is one of the city’s leading venues. Since opening in November 2002, it has become an architectural landmark and made an impact on the city’s hospitality sector.
How to book
To book accommodation contact the hotel on 0141 204 3333, quoting ‘Breast Cancer Care fashion show’ for a discounted room in association with the event. Event rate rooms are subject to availability and cost £100 for a single and £110 for a double or twin room including breakfast.
Rooms are limited and you must book four weeks in advance of the event.
The hotel is at 301 Argyle Street, across the road from the Hope Street or Agyle Street exit of Central Station.
We suggest you use the Q Park car park at 21 Jamaica Street, Glasgow G1 4NN. There's a discounted rate of £6 for 24 hours for hotel guests. Get your ticket stamped at reception on departure to receive the discount. There is also an NCP Car Park on Oswald Street next to the hotel.
The nearest train stations are: Central Station and Queen Street Station.
Prizes and auctions
The Show has a host of fundraising games to entertain our guests and offers chances to win some wonderful prizes.
We are looking for auction lots with a value of £300-£1,000 and upwards, plus money-can’t-buy experiences to engage keen bidding from the audience. Previous prizes have included X Factor final tickets, VIP Brit Award tickets, a five-star holiday to Dubai and a grand prix test day experience with David Coulthard.
If you can help us in any way, we'd love to hear from you.
Benefits for your company include:
- listing of your auction lot on the show pages of the our website
- details of lots sent to all guests in advance of the event
- exposure at the event with photos, logos and branding on screen
- listing in the event souvenir programme.
We need over 1,000 prizes for our fundraising games across the day in order to raise vital funds. Our luxury bags and raffle are just a few of the activities where we welcome company support.
For details on the benefits for your company please contact us using the details below.
Highlights from this year’s auctions:
- all-inclusive three-night stay at Sir Richard Branson’s private game reserve in Ulusaba, in the Sabi Sand Reserve. Follow on with a further seven-night stay in a private lodge bordering Kruger National Park.
- Go behind the scenes of This Morning for an exclusive opportunity to watch live TV being filmed. Take a tour backstage and see how the magic comes together.
- Own an investment piece of contemporary art from Noel Fielding, creator of the hot comedy show The Mighty Boosh.
- A beautiful La Perla/Jean Paul Gaultier dress and House of Harlow shoes.
- Be expertly fitted for your own eight-yard kilt from MacGregor and MacDuff.
Highlights from our luxury bags:
- Luxury beauty products
- Hair and beauty vouchers
- Tangle teasers and Richard Ward hair products
- Wine and chocolates
We are looking for corporate supporters who would like to help us make this event a huge success. Your support is vital and will help us be there for more than 50,000 people in the UK diagnosed with breast cancer every year.
Corporate sponsorship and packages are now available.
We are able to create bespoke sponsorship packages to suit you and your business, ranging from £1,000 to £10,000.
Benefits for your company include:
- access to a brand-aware audience
- acknowledgement with thanks and recognition in The Show’s programme
- brand and logo exposure
- thanks by celebrity host on stage
- national press coverage and media exposure.
If you are interested in becoming a sponsor please contact us: firstname.lastname@example.org or call 0141 353 8330.
If you are unable to become an official event sponsor, but still want to help, other areas where we welcome help are:
- marketing and advertising support
- champagne and wine
- purchase advertising space in our souvenir programme
- production services.