In a spectacular boost to our project, actress and campaigner Joanna Lumley has committed to working alongside volunteers at the cairn on the afternoon of Thursday 31st July, bringing stones from her garden. We would love you to join us.
Monthly Archives: July 2014
Please come and join us at Gretna on Sunday 20th of July, from midday, for the laying of the foundation stone of ‘The Auld Acquaintance’.
Thank you for your continued interest in “Hands Across the Border”. We have now launched a crowd-funding page on indiegogo here – www.indiegogo.com/projects/the-auld-acquaintance-a-monument-to-togetherness
We are looking to raise support to build “The Auld Acquaintance” cairn. These funds will provide for our much needed advice and guidance from four skilled stonemasons, for two months; a project manager; essential administration costs; 500 tonnes of stone from local quarries, and; support for our amazing volunteers at the site. Read More
We’d like to thank all our supporters for what has been an overwhelming response to the “Hands across the Border” initiative. It is amazing that so many people from both sides of the border have committed to creating a visible display of union between our nations. Read More