Spring Fling Motion Lodged In Parliament

16th May 2012

Motion S4M-02856: Joan McAlpine, South Scotland, Scottish National Party, Date Lodged: 11/05/2012

Read the Motion on The Scottish Parliment website

That the Parliament congratulates the Spring Fling arts and crafts open studios event in Dumfries and Galloway on celebrating its 10th anniversary; understands that the annual event has attracted 194,000 studio visits by over 66,000 people during the last 10 years; further understands that the event has contributed over £4.88 million to the region, with visitors spending £781,500 in 2011, and considers that the event both provides a platform for artists and makers from southern Scotland and adds to the vibrancy of a creative Scotland.

Supported by: Bill Kidd, Dennis Robertson, Jackie Baillie, Fiona McLeod, Annabelle Ewing, Kenneth Gibson, Jamie McGrigor, Alex Fergusson, Adam Ingram, George Adam, Aileen McLeod, Mike MacKenzie, Humza Yousaf, Angus MacDonald, Jim Eadie, Margaret Burgess, Kevin Stewart