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Link sponsors Social in the Gardens

Link Group Ltd is proud to be a sponsor of Social in the Gardens, Scotland’s Festival of Social Enterprise, which will take place in Edinburgh this weekend.

Now in its second year, Social in the Gardens is free to attend and will feature market stalls, food and drink alongside live music, comedy and a ceilidh.

The family event is to be held at the Ross Bandstand in Princes Street Gardens between 10.00am and 8.30pm on Friday 27 and Saturday 28 July.

Craig Sanderson, Link Group Chief Executive, said: “Link has been involved in sponsoring social enterprises and community initiatives for a number of years now.

“We are pleased to support Social in the Gardens again this year and we wish the organisers another successful event.”

Claire Pattullo, Chief Executive of Edinburgh Social Enterprise, organisers of Social in the Gardens commented: "With the generous support of Link and the other sponsors, we have been able to build on success the of last year’s event. Social in the Gardens 2018 promises to be bigger and better with more activities and social enterprises present.

“We aim to reach as many members of the public as possible to increase their understanding of the good social enterprises do for communities and encourage them to make a conscious decision to purchase from social enterprise.”

In addition to Link Group Ltd, Social in the Gardens is sponsored by Business Gateway Edinburgh, The University of Edinburgh, Price Waterhouse Coopers Edinburgh and Scottish Government.

Edinburgh Social Enterprise (ESE) is the membership network for social enterprises in Edinburgh. ESE offers business support, training and promotion to over 140 social enterprises, and ensure that our members have a voice in the issues that matter. ESE pro-actively enables social change through connection and collaboration.