The Enchanted Forest, Perthshire’s multi-award winning sound and light show, presented each of their chosen 2016 charities with £5,000, following their successful charity eveningopening night from this year’s show shimmer.

Three charities: Scotland’s Charity Air Ambulance, Kidney Kids Scotland and British Heart Foundation were all selected to benefit from this year’s show through ticket sales for the event’s opening night, which took place on Thursday 29 th September. They each received a cheque for £5000, bringing the total charitable donation from the 2016 show £15,000.

Karen Aycan, Trustee of The Enchanted Forest Community Trust, presented the cheques commented:

“Not only does The Enchanted Forest light up Faskally Wood every October, boosting tourist trade in the quieter months, but it also lights up the lives of the Scottish community through our charity donations. We’re delighted to open the show with a special charity night, directing proceeds towards three highly important organisations in Scotland. As we grow, so does ourability to help different charities which is extremely heartening.”

Receiving the cheque on behalf of Kidney Kids Scotland, Karen MacFarlane said:

“Kidney Kids Scotland were absolutely thrilled to be chosen as one of The Enchanted Forest charities for 2016 and are extremely grateful for their generous donation. The money raised will help children and their families from across the country suffering from renal and urological illness both directly and through our support for the paediatric renal services in Scottish hospitals.”

The Enchanted Forest, was recently crowned Best Cultural Event at the UK Event Awards.