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Turn South Lanarkshire purple!

Councillor Fiona Dryburgh wants your help to light South Lanarkshire Purple for LGBT Youth Scotland's Purple Friday.

Come along, wear purple and we will upload photos to twitter using #Purplemap in support of the campaign. All are welcome! This day is all about taking action; standing for equality and inclusion and helping us make Scotland the best place for LGBTI+ young people to grow up.

Politicians from all parties, alongside members of the LGBTI+ community both young and old, LGBTI+ allies, and local businesses will be attending. We want you to join our team at various landmarks. We will then take a photo of those involved and tweet it using the hashtag #PurpleMap. LGBT Youth Scotland will pin the photo to their map of Scotland. When a local authority gets 25 purple pins on the map, that part of the map will turn purple.

We want to turn South Lanarkshire purple!


The route:

East Kilbride and Strathaven
9.30 am at St. Andrews Methodist Church, Cedar Drive. Where we will meet for tea and coffee.
10.30 am at South Lanarkshire College
11.00 am at East Kilbride Arts Centre
11.30 am at St James Heritage park
12.00 noon at Calderglen Courtyard
1.00 pm at Cats Whiskers Café Strathaven, where we will have lunch/tea/coffee
2.00 pm at Strathaven Bandstand
6.30 pm at Hamilton Town House.

Rutherglen
10.00 am at the front of the shopping centre

High Blantyre
3.00 pm at Peoples Shopper Clydesdale
10.00 am in Law at the park on Lawhill road
10.30 am at Carluke Market Square
6.30 pm at New Lanark Hotel which will be lit up purple!!
  • Date & time

    • Friday, February 22, 2019
    • 09:30 to 18:30
  • Where

    • Multiple destinations around South Lanarkshire
  • Tickets

    FREE. No booking required.

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