Some of Scotland’s biggest stars are coming together to raise urgent funds to provide crucial PPE for frontline workers around the country.
Annie Lennox, Sam Heughan, James McAvoy, Martin Compston, Lauren Mayberry from CHVRCHES, KT Tunstall and Jack Lowden are just some of the names who will appear right in your living room as For The Love Of Scotland is live streamed.
Hosted by Edith Bowman, the digital event will feature music, literature, poetry and chats with with the country’s favourite stars alongside stories of incredible community spirit, all while raising funds for Masks For Scotland. The crowdfunder aims to raise money so that staff on the front line of the Covid-19 outbreak have access to the personal protection equipment they need.
Creator and host Edith said: For the Love Of Scotland will be three hours of people coming together through music, prose, comedy, conversation and thanks, featuring both plenty of well-known faces and members of the public. I can’t begin to explain how grateful I am to all the people who are helping us out and giving up their time. Now we just have to do it!”
The full For The Love Of Scotland line up, with more to be announced, is:
Alan Cumming, Ally McCoist, Annie Lennox, Blue Rose Code, Sir Chris Hoy, Ian Rankin, Irvine Welsh, Jack Lowden, James McAvoy, Janey and Ashley Godley, Jean Johansson, Judy Murray, KT Tunstall, Lauren Mayberry (CHVRCHES), Lorne Balfe, Mark Bonnar, Martin Compston, Ncuti Gatwa, Peter Capaldi, Peter Mullan, Rachel Sermani, Richard Rankin, Sam Heughan, Sam McTrusty (Twin Atlantic), Sanjeev Kohli, Stuart Braithwaite (Mogwai) and Stuart Murdoch (Belle and Sebastian).