Govan Housing Association recently hosted their annual event in order to celebrate the Christmas light switch on, attended by approximately 3000 local residents. ‘Govan Loves Christmas’ headline act, Clyde 1’s George Bowie and Sparkos helped with the countdown to the big event which saw a fantastic display of fireworks as the Christmas lights were turned on in style.
Generous funding and donations from many individuals and local businesses helped in making the event as successful as it was.
The fayre offered various festive activities including a free funfair, face painting, playbus, Santa’s grotto,silent disco and film event by Govan & Linthouse Parish Church. Various stalls filled the area, offering those who attended the opportunity to buy festive treats and gifts, enter the tombola or win fantastic raffle prizes. Staff from Linthouse Housing Association also had their own stall kindly offering free hot chocolate and mince pies for all!
Govan Housing Association’s Chief Executive Officer, Fiona McTaggart says..
‘The Association was delighted to see the turnout for Govan Loves Christmas this year and would like to thank all our partners and donators for contributing to the event. It was fantastic to see families there not worrying about how much things were costing as everything was free, face painting, balloon modelling, silent disco in Govan and Linthouse Parish Church, Fairground rides, Popcorn, Hot chocolate and Santa’s grotto were very popular with kids and adults alike’.