Birkenside gears up for fun day

BIRKENSIDE Fun Day celebrates its 11th staging on Sunday, with a wide range of attractions for all ages.

The event begins in the park at 1pm, with Borthwick Pipe Band providing the musical introduction.

Gordon’s Magic and Puppets will keep youngsters entertained in the Big Tent, with free prize bingo to follow. From 3.30pm, there will be fun races for children. Outdoor features include Laser Quest, bungee football, quad bikes and bouncy boxing.

Jim Muirhead, chairman of Birkenside Community Partnership, said: “Traditionally, the Fun Day gets rain and we had plenty last year, but the forecast is looking not too bad. The people of Birkenside always enjoy themselves, no mater what the weather’s like.”