Sportsmans Charity, Edinburgh, Scotland

2023 Sportsman's Charity Dinner

Friday 10th March 2023

Our 40th Anniversary dinner will be held on 10th March at Prestonfield House when our partner charities for the evening will be Lord's Taverners and the SAMH.

Our host for the evening is the fabulous Eilidh Barbour with Andy Nicol all set to be our auctioneer.

We are enormously pleased to be welcoming Sir Ian McGeechan and Sammi Kinghorn as our speakers for the evening.

We are very grateful to our principal sponsors for the evening Denis O. Brown Insurance Brokers as well as Prestonfield. Many thanks also to the drinks reception sponsors Edinburgh Gin, Vino and Black Isle Brewery for all their support.

We are greatly looking forward to a entertaining evening with with some notable differences. If you would like to join us and support some fantastic causes please email Sandy Robertson by clicking here.  Tables of 10 or 12 are available at costs of £1250 and £1500 respectively.



2023 Dinner Invitation

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Event photos

Photo galleries available for recent events :-

The Sportsman's Charity Dinner 2020

The Sportsman's Charity Dinner 2019

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2020 Charity Dinner

A very successful Sportsman’s Charity Dinner 2020 was held at Prestonfield on Friday 7th February 2020 on the eve of the Scotland v England Calcutta Cup match, the main sponsors being Carbon Financial Partners and Prestonfield House.

The dinner raised over £50,000. This allowed us to support both our featured charities, The Eve Appeal and Tom Smith Testamonial Fund along with many other charities.

For photos and more details of this event please look at the report in the Events section.