James McAvoy and KT Tunstall are amongst a host of Scottish stars collaborating for a night of music, literature, and poetry to raise funds to offer masks to Scottish health care employees.
The set will sign up with other popular names consisting of author Ian Rankin, CHVRCHES frontwoman Lauren Mayberry, and stars Jack Lowden, Martin Compston, Ncuti Gatwa, Peter Capaldi, and Peter Mullan in carrying out during the For the Love of Scotland livestreamed event on Wednesday.
TELEVISION speaker Edith Bowman, who will host and assisted arrange the virtual event, stated in a declaration: “As the weeks have been passing, more and more I’ve been working out how I can do something to help.”
She went on to describe that she was motivated by a fundraiser including Welsh stars and spoke to Teacher Jill Beech of the University of Dundee about her Masks for Scotland campaign, which intends to raise $250,000 (₤200,000) to purchase individual protective equipment (PPE) for Scottish medical personnel battling the coronavirus.
Explaining the event, Edith added: “For the Love Of Scotland will be 3 hours of people coming together through music, prose, funny, discussion and thanks, including both lots of widely known faces and members of the public.
” I can’t start to describe how grateful I am to all individuals who are assisting us out and quiting their time. Now we simply have to do it!”
The show will air from 6pm to 9pm BST on the Gigs in Scotland Facebook page on 22 April.
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