Tynecastle Redevelopment Fund Fundraising Events

26th April 2017

Exciting series of fundraising events on sale now

Tynecastle Redevelopment Fund Fundraising Events

The club is delighted to announce more details of our fundraising programme of events along with timings and costs.

We have made a couple of changes to dates to make it easier to involve more players and to ensure we get the best entertainment booked.

Our programme kicks off on Saturday 6th May with final tours of the Archibald Leitch Main Stand.  Tours will be led by Hearts Legends and are selling fast with over half of the available places sold in the first 24 hours.  We will endeavour to add a couple of additional tours that day to accommodate demand, but you are advised to book quickly to secure your place.  Full information, including booking details is here


Sunday 7th May: 3pm

Hearts host Aberdeen in the final game in front the Old Stand and we are delighted that the Band of the Royal Scots Association will be playing on the pitch before the game and at half time.


Monday 8th May:  6:30pmMeet the Management Team

The football senior management team of Ian Cathro, Austin MacPhee, Jon Daly, Paul Gallacher and Liam Fox will appear in the Gorgie Suite in our “Meet the Management Team” evening. 

The evening presents a fantastic opportunity to sit in on a special in-depth presentation from Ian Cathro and Austin MacPhee. Take your seat in the Gorge Suite and watch as they present a weekly training session plan and details of how they prepare for a game. The session will include a video analysis package highlighting the way in which opponents play and how Hearts would set up to exploit their weaknesses and nullify their specific threats.

The voice of Tynecastle, Scott Wilson, will then chat with the management team, discussing a range of topics including their development as coaches, their experiences of working abroad and the development of Box Soccer. 

This event will offer invaluable insight into the philosophy of Hearts and will allow guests to get an understanding of where Ian & Austin want to take the team. It promises to be an unmissable event for football fans keen to understand the technical aspects of match preparation, tactics and other in-game dynamics.

Tickets cost £15 and include a buffet supper.  Tickets can be booked in advance by calling 0131 200 7271 / 7282 / 7244.


Tuesday 9th May.

The Community Football department is hosting a Football 4s Festival for the 2010 age group on the pitch.   The festival features teams from 18 grassroots clubs and is now sold out.


Tuesday 9th May

The club is also hosting its annual Golf Day at the Dalmahoy.  This event is now sold out, but club programme partner, Shoot the Moon, have kindly offer one lucky fan the chance to win the opportunity to play in the event with a Hearts player or legend. Full information, including entry details is available here  


Wednesday 10th of May: 7pm, Question of Sport

A Question of Sport comes to the Gorgie Suite.  Scott Wilson will play Sue Barker for the evening.  We will have four teams, each comprising a first team player, a legend and a fan.

Everyone that purchases a ticket for this event will go into a prize draw to win a place on each team. Four lucky winners will join a legend and a first team player on stage.

Tickets are available for £15 for adults and £10 for kids.  This includes a buffet supper.

All guests will receive a welcome drink on arrival

Tickets can be booked in advance by calling 0131 200 7271, 0131 200 7282 or 0131 200 7244.


Friday 12th May: 7:30pm, The Big Gorgie Race Night. Brought to you by Sporty Race Nights

Join us in the Gorgie Suite for The Big Gorgie Race Night.  Watch all the action on Big Screens and back your horse from just £1. We’ll be serving up a range of curries, pasta and burgers. 

Eight races will be run and the club will be providing some great prizes.  We are also offering fans the opportunity to sponsor a race, or to sponsor a horse where you can win Hearts prizes if your sponsored horse wins. Race sponsorships are available for £200 and horses for £10. For more information, please contact our commercial team on: 0131 200 7250

This promises to be a relaxed and enjoyable night and great fun for all.

Tickets cost £10 and include a hot supper.

We expect this event to sell out quickly so we encourage all fans to book soon.

Tickets can be booked in advance by calling 0131 200 7271 / 7282 / 7244.


Sunday 14 May: From midday: Open Day & Family Fun event

The club will be hosting an Open Day and Family Fun event.  There will be entertainment for every age group.   Events and activities include:

  • 3 Hearts Legends Matches on the pitch – come and see your heroes from yester year as they take on a number of fans’ teams
  • Face painters
  • Balloon Modellers
  • Kids entertainment and oversized toys
  • Food stalls, including a visit from Edinburgh’s favourite family pizza restaurant, La Favorita
  • Visits from first team players throughout the day with opportunities for autographs and selfies
  • A special end of season retail event with big bargains on offer
  • Craft stalls
  • Cake and candy
  • The Tynie Olympics circuit for kids

Tickets, which can be purchased on the day, or in advance cost £5 for adults and £1 for kids.  A family ticket (2 adults and up to 2 kids) costs £10. Entry will be via the Wheatfield Turnstiles.

Tickets can be booked in advance by calling 0131 200 7271 / 7282 / 7244.

Any season ticket holders attending the Fun Day will be given an exclusive opportunity to renew their Season Ticket in advance of the official launch date, which will commence the following day.


Saturday 20th May: 7:30pm: Stand for the Stand; A Comedy & Curry Night

We will host the Stand for the Stand Comedy evening featuring a top line up of Edinburgh comedy talent and host of the Stand Newcastle’s football night and long term Jambo, Gavin Webster.

Supported by Edinburgh institution, The Stand, this event promises to be a real celebration of comedy.  The Verandah restaurant will be serving up their famous curries on the night too.

Tickets are £15 including comedy and curry and can be booked by calling 0131 200 7271 / 7282 / 7244.. NB, This is an adult only event.


21st May at midday: End of season Fans’ Rally. 

The rally organisers will post full details shortly and the club has put up some top prizes for auction.


Finally, the Club will shortly announce of a Commemorative Dinner in the Gorgie Suite to mark the Archibald Leitch Main Stand.  The dinner will host an auction of memorabilia from the stand.  Fans that are unable to attend the dinner will also be given the opportunity to buy mementoes in late June. The club will announce further details at the end of May.


Why not save and take a season ticket for our Gorgie events?

The combined price for the Meet the Management session, A Question of Sport, The Big Gorgie Race Night and The Stand for the Stand Comedy and Curry Night is £55.  We are offering a special season ticket to all four events for a reduced price of £45.