Club News

Details of Fundraising Week Announced

14th April 2017

Club announce series of events with profits going to the Tynecastle Redevelopment Fund


The Tynecastle Redevelopment Fund (TRF) is gaining momentum and plans for a bumper week of fundraising activities are well underway.  As promised in Chair and CEO Ann Budge’s statement earlier this week, the club is pleased to publish details and dates for your diaries.

A series of events starting on Saturday 6th May going through until Sunday 14th May and we are confident that there will be something to please every fan. We hope that you will turn out and support our fundraising efforts.

Precise timings and ticketing details will be available shortly, but here are some dates for your diary:

 Date  Event
 Saturday  6th May   Fan event in the Gorgie Suite. Address from Ann Budge, followed by  Q&A session with Ann and Director of Football, Craig Levein, followed  by fans' rally.
 Saturday  6th May    Legends' Tours of the Main Stand. The last opportunity to have a  behind the scenes tour of the stand before demolition work  commences.
 Sunday 7th  May  Match vs Aberdeen – the club is planning a number of special events  to mark the final game to be played in front of the Archibald Leitch  Main Stand.
 Monday  8th May  Meet the coaching team. Presentation and Q&A with the coaching  team including, Ian Cathro, Austin McPhee, Jon Daly and Roger  Arnott .
 Tuesday  9th May  The Players' Lounge extends to the Gorgie Suite, hosted by David  Tanner
 Wednesday  10th May  Big Gorgie Race Night in the Gorgie Suite
 Thursday  11th May  Kids event from 5:30 at Tynecastle
 Friday 12th  May   The Stand for the Stand. Comedy and Curry Night in the Gorgie Suite  with comedians from Edinburgh’s famous Stand Comedy Club and  curries from the Verandah Restaurant
 Saturday  13th May  Daytime event at Tynecastle to be confirmed
 Sunday  14th May

 Open Day and Family Fun Day

 The club is planning a fun-packed day at Tynecastle that will appeal to  all age groups.

 There will be a wide range of attractions including street food stalls,  merchandise, kids’ activities on the community pitch, giant games,  face painters and the opportunity to meet players as well as a range of  competitions – more details to follow.

 The Hearts Legends will be in action on the pitch playing 3 games of  30 minute each way

 Full details of timings etc. will be announced in the next week.


We are also planning a Commemorative dinner and auction in June where we will be auctioning memorabilia from the Main Stand.

In line with the recent communication from Ann Budge, we will also be announcing ways in which fans can acquire a souvenir brick or seat (where possible) from the Main Stand.