The Ayrshire Hospice kicks off a big year with a brand-new event inspired by International Women’s Day on Friday 8th March.

Celebrating the incredible women in our community, Ladies Day in the Marine, Troon will include a ‘Loose Women’ event that will see a panel of some fantastic and well-known women entertaining and delivering an afternoon of fun.

The panel will include Jane McCarry, Actress and ‘Still Game’ star, Jackie Brambles, TV Presenter, Radio DJ and Former 'Loose Women' host, Carol Smillie TV presenter, broadcaster and celebrant and, finally, Jennifer Reoch, television and radio presenter who will also be the host for the afternoon.

Speaking ahead of the event, Tracy Flynn, the CEO of the Ayrshire Hospice said: “We are thrilled to announce the Ayrshire Hospice's Ladies Day event as our inaugural celebration of International Women's Day and our first flagship fundraising event of what will be a momentous year for the Hospice.

“As we gather for an afternoon of refreshments, shopping, and fantastic entertainment, we aim to foster connections, inspire conversations, and celebrate the strength and resilience of women from all walks of life who make a positive impact every day.

“This event also highlights our dedication to empowering women, not only within our community but also in leadership roles, as we recognise and champion the invaluable contributions of women leaders who continue to shape and inspire positive change."

The Ladies’ Day, sponsored by Menopause Health-Matters and the Jewel Room, has two ticket options catering for all budgets. Ticket option one is priced at £30pp and includes canapes and prosecco on arrival and entry into the shopping, or you can go all out and upgrade to the Afternoon Tea option at £50pp.

With both ticket options, you can browse the fantastic selection of stalls and buy yourself a treat or two!

2024 is a big year for the Hospice as the organisation returns to its Racecourse Road home following work on its £18 million transformation, as well as several high-profile fundraising events throughout the year starting with Ladies Day.

To book your tickets, visit the Event page on our website