invernessGiGs has always always done their best to support charity GiGs to the best of our ability.

The Kids of Kolkata Ceilidh, on the 12th of August, is no different.

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The event will see one of the best local Ceilidh bands, friends of invernessGiGs and the band described by the Highland News as “the band to call if you’ve got a music festival, marquee gig, summer dance, street party, gala dance or Highland games to entertain”… Rhythmnreel.

Basically Rhythmnreel are to parties what Ghostbusters are to ghouls and poltergeist. They are the folk that you call… and Kids of Kolkata are very pleased that they said yes.

The venue… Strathpeffer Pavillion, one of the best venues for personality and charm in the north.

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As with all the charity events it’s not just about the bands or even the location, The Kids of Kolkata trust have been making a real difference to the lives of children in and around Kolkata for several years. The Kids of Kolkata trust and the aim is, through their efforts, to place resources into such activities and services which will result in direct or indirect benefit to sufferers of poverty particularly children. Real change to real people.

Whether you are going back to work or wanting to saviour the last of summer, this will be one of the best events of the summer. Numbers are limited and it’s the easiest thing in the world to book tickets.

Tickets are available here, for £10  , children under 12 are free. 8 pm –1am Kids of Kolkata website here.

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