The Ayrshire Hospice will host a celebrity panel to celebrate Ladies Day as its inaugural celebration of International Women’s Day.

The celebrities include actress and ‘Still Game’ star Jane McCarry, TV presenter, radio DJ and former 'Loose Women' host Jackie Brambles, TV presenter and broadcaster Carol Smillie, and television and radio presenter Jennifer Reoch.

The event will be held on March 8.

Ayrshire Today: Jackie Brambles

Tracy Flynn, chief executive officer of Ayrshire Hospice, said: "We are thrilled to announce the Ayrshire Hospice's Ladies Day event as our inaugural celebration of International Women's Day and our first flagship fundraising event of what will be a momentous year for the Hospice.

"As we gather for an afternoon of refreshments, shopping, and fantastic entertainment, we aim to foster connections, inspire conversations, and celebrate the strength and resilience of women from all walks of life who make a positive impact every day.

Ayrshire Today: Jane McCarry

"This event also highlights our dedication to empowering women, not only within our community but also in leadership roles, as we recognise and champion the invaluable contributions of women leaders who continue to shape and inspire positive change."

The Ladies Day event, which will be held at the Marine Hotel, Troon, is sponsored by Menopause Health-Matters and the Jewel Room.

Ayrshire Today: Carol Smillie

Ticket price options start at £30 per person, and includes canapes and prosecco on arrival plus entry into the shopping.

An upgraded option of £50 per person is also available for the Afternoon Tea.

Ayrshire Today: Jennifer Reoch

Tickets can be purchased through the hospice's website at or by phoning the fundraising office at 01292 288488.