Maggie's Penguin Parade
We are delighted that DACC members are coming together to co-sponsor a Maggie's Penguin and be part of an exciting visitor trail this year.
Thanks to our sponsors for their support with the Maggie's Penguin Parade
The Fabric Mill - Stockists of furnishing fabrics for upholstery, blinds, curtains & cushions, with an in-house make-up service
The Twine Cellar - Manufacturers of polypropylene twine used for numerous applications such as Agriculture, Gardening, Packaging, DIY, Building, Crafts and more
Hillcrest Group of Companies - The Hillcrest Group exists to improve the lives of the people we work with.
Medical & Dental Financial Planning Services Ltd - Specialist Independent Financial Planning advice for medical and dental professionals.
Malmaison Dundee - Handily located on Dundee's up-and-coming Waterfront along the River Tay, our Dundee hotel is just a two-minute walk from Dundee Station and with viewing distance of Discovery point and the V&A. The perfect place to stay in the City of Discovery.
DD Tours - Dark Dundee City Walking Tours explore the dark side if Dundee's history, from wars and battles to murder and witchcraft, our local tour guides will tell you the stories of Dundee's murky past.
MacRoberts LLP - one of the largest independently owned law firms in Scotland, was founded over 150 years ago by the MacRobert family. We are a leading Scottish commercial law firm with full-service offices in Dundee, Edinburgh and Glasgow with a client base that reaches across Scotland and beyond.
Osprey Financial Services - Financial Services company that offers face to face advise at a place and time that suits our clients. Covering pensions, investment, mortgages and protection.
Stoneridge Electronics Ltd - a leading provider of Tachographs and Fleet Solutions to the European Aftermarket sector. Four decades of design and manufacturing, coupled with our insight and experience allows us to ensure customers receive exactly what they want: highly reliable and robust products, backed up by a professional after-sales service.
The Malting House - The Malting House Design Studio provides creative and thoughtful solutions for print, web and exhibitions, strategically tailored to your requirements.
Bowmans Solicitor - Solicitor, Estate Agent and Notaries Public.
Scottish Antique & Arts Centre - Two outlets that offer an unrivalled selection of antiques and collectables, complimented by carefully chosen contemporary gifts, furniture, home accessories and quality brands of ladies clothing. The result is a unique and fascinating shopping experience. Open 7 days 10am - 5pm.
Pacson Limited - Suppliers of high integrity valves for the worldwide Oil & Gas Industry. We have been established since 1990, and are one of only a handful of manufacturers worldwide who can supply this product.
Starn Energy Services Group Ltd - Starn is a group of companies, including Safehouse Habitats (Scotland) Ltd, Sabre Safety Services Ltd and Safe-Ex Ltd, which collectively provide a range of engineered protection products and services aimed at making working in hazardous environments universally safe.
Lindsays - Lindsays is full-service Scottish law firm that combines a high quality service with legal expertise to deliver the best possible outcomes and results for individuals, families and businesses. They work with a wide range of organisations, from high-growth start-ups, to family businesses and blue-chips. Whatever the sector and scale of the business, they provide tailored, specialist advice, coupled with a commitment to getting results. They also work with individuals and families, helping them plan more effectively for the future and advising on specific issues as they arise.
Keepsafe Storage Centres Ltd - Short term or long term solutions for domestic and business storage needs in Dundee & Perth.
Castlecroft Group - Commercial property experts covering Perth & Dundee for serviced offices, business centres and industrial units from 500sq feet to 10,000sq feet.
Nicattos - Mobile espresso bar and caterer covering all of Dundee
Primesigns - Primesigns has 23 years experience within the signage industry and in that time has developed a wealth of knowledge and skills in the industry. We are highly experienced in fabrication, display, design, signage, vehicle graphics and much more. Uniquely we offer a full installation service making us a one stop shop for all your signage requirements. We are based in Carnoustie but have clients throughtout the UK, so regardless of where you are based, it doesn’t matter – we can work together. When you choose to work with us rest assured you are working with a team of committed and capable people who take responsibility for delivering without excuses.
Andrew Shepherd Construction - Andrew Shepherd Construction can trace its roots back to the early 1800's when it was a traditional slating and plastering company. It is now transformed into a general main contracting company with clients from both private and public sector.
For three months in Summer 2018 the streets of Dundee and the surrounding region will be home to a trail of individually designed and beautifully decorated giant penguin sculptures showcasing the wealth of artistic talent in the area, creating economic and cultural benefits for Dundee. This project is brought to you by Maggie’s Centre Dundee, in partnership with Wild in Art and will raise significant funds to support Maggie’s vital work caring for local people affected by cancer.
Find out more about the project and penguin locations on their website.
For more information on the Penguin Parade please visit https://maggiespenguinparade.com/
Dates for your Diary
29 June - Maggie's Penguin Parade kicks off
30 June - DACC Co-sponsor launch
7 September - Maggie's Penguin Parade ends
22/23 September - Farewell to Maggie's Penguin's
A Wild in Art event delivered in partnership with Maggie’s Centres