People supported by Turning Point Scotland and staff are joining tens of thousands on the streets of Aberdeen and Glasgow.

Over 50 people and staff from Viewpoint, the Courtyard and SAIL in Ayrshire will join over 500 individuals and organisations in Glasgow for the spectacular Festival Sunday Parade, as the West End Festival gets underway.

Everyone pitched in at Turning Point Scotland’s Govan Road office to help put the costumes together.

 

 

 

 

 

The now legendary West End Festival Mardi Gras Parade, sponsored by itison.com will return to Byres Road starting at 3pm on Sunday.

Over fifty thousands are expected to line the streets to watch.

Meanwhile people supported by Rosies Social Enterprises and Aberdeen Housing Support are taking part in Celebrate Aberdeen parade.

Charities, voluntary groups and social enterprises are taking part down Union Street on Saturday is a colourful display of music, costumes and dancing.

Thousands will line the streets to cheer on their friends and families taking part.

Patsy Telford, Service Manager, Rosies Social Enterprises/Aberdeen Housing Support said:

“We are delighted to take part in Celebrate Aberdeen. It is a great opportunity to showcase the great work done by the 3rd sector and also how the private sector support us. Thanks to the Yorkshire Building society for supporting Turning Point Scotland.”