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DARVEL MUSIC FESTIVAL

EDM (Early Day Motion) 809: tabled on 14 December 2016

Tabled in the 2016-17 session.

This motion has been signed by 22 Members. It has not yet had any amendments submitted.

As this motion is using historical data, we may not have the record of the original ordering, in which case signatories are listed alphabetically.

Motion text

That this House congratulates Darvel Music Festival for its successful 15th year of bringing world class live music to the Irvine Valley in East Ayrshire; understands that the festival brings people from across Scotland, the UK and overseas to Darvel; recognises the cultural and economic benefits this brings to Darvel and the surrounding area; notes that without the support of local people, businesses and sponsors Darvel Music Festival would not be able to continue; further recognises the support of grant funders over the 15 year period and applauds the hard work and dedication of the Darvel Music Company and all those involved to keep this event going in difficult financial times; welcomes the additional all-year-round event put on by the committee and the philosophy of making Darvel a music town; further notes that one of the festival's regular and popular acts, Skerryvore, won best live act at the MG Alba Scots Trad Music Awards 2016, the day after its last performance at Darvel; toasts the work of the volunteers with the festival’s favourite tipple, DarvALE; and hopes its 2017 appeal is successful.

The first 6 Members who have signed to support the motion are the sponsors. The primary sponsor is generally the person who tabled the motion and has responsibility for it. The date shown is when the Member signed the motion.

In addition to the sponsors, the following Members have signed to support the motion.

These members had previously signed the motion, but have now withdrawn their support. The date shown is when the Member withdrew their signature from the motion.