The Proclaimers. The Smile of Arran Patrons



The journey for the Smile of Arran Trust and the response from the public has been an incredible one.


Arran had a great love of music that included the joy of listening to and singing Proclaimers songs. These songs and Arran’s version of them, have such great memories for the family and his friends.

From a chance contact from a charity supporter to the Proclaimers, an invite was extended to the charity to see a local concert.


A meeting back stage with the Proclaimers has developed into a great friendship and in 2016 they agreed to be the charity Patrons.


“We are well aware as song writers and musicians that music can have a positive and dramatic impact on a person’s life. Music can release emotions and forgotten memories, make you sing out loud, dance, laugh or cry. It can distract you from life’s challenges or fill you with confidence.

 As Patrons of the Smile of Arran Trust we are delighted to support their funding of children’s Music Therapy through the Addenbrooke’s Charitable Trust.” Craig & Charlie Reid


The Smile of Arran Trust is honoured at having the Proclaimers as Patrons, for being kind and big hearted human beings and we thank them for everything that they have done for the charity.



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Make a Donation

Click the link below to find out how you can make a donation to The Smile of Arran Trust, and help children and young adults with childhood brain tumours.

# Arran Walk

Join in the 66 mile walk around the Isle of Arran. The event takes place over 5 days and takes in the beauty and hospitality of the Isle.

# Charity Ball

An annual event in Great Yeldham organised in partnership with The White Hart Hotel, with live music, great food and location including our charity auction.

# Smile Festival

First of an annual Music Festival held at AFC Sudbury to support brain tumour awareness. You can see more photo’s on the SmileFestival page.

Arran's Story

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