Pedal on Parliament feeder ride from Fiveways

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Saturday 26th April is POP 2014, the now annual and ever-growing mass bike ride from the Meadows to Holyrood. Last year over 4,000 cyclists thronged their way through the city centre to demand more and better cycle facilities in Scotland. Why not join a feeder ride to get there as part of a group? As [...]

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Help plant trees in Harrison Park

Harrison Park tree planting

Get your hands dirty and help plant some trees at Harrison Park with Edinburgh & Lothians Greenspace Trust and Friends of Harrison Park. What is planned is some low, hedgerow-style planting on the bank between Harrison Road and East Harrison Park by the canal, providing a windbreak and giving some year-round interest on an otherwise [...]

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Chloe Windsor Micro Resident

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We would like to welcome Chloe Windsor to Edinburgh Sculpture Workshop as she starts her Micro Residency, the final resident of the 2013/14 programme year. Chloe Windsor graduated from Dundee University with a BA HONS in Art, where she also won two artist awards, the Gold prize in the Young Athenians Exhibition and the Moray [...]

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Springtime events on the paths

Bird walk events poster

The Greenspace Trust have two free events on the calendar to help you learn more about the paths and their surroundings. On Sunday 30 March, come along to Spring Tonics, a herbal guided walk to learn about the different herbs and plants growing wild along the path verges on the North Edinburgh paths. That one [...]

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3,500 new trees planted along the paths

Tree planting on the Goldernacre path

In the past couple of weeks, Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust has been busy planting some 3,500 new trees alongside the North Edinburgh path network – a mixture of smaller species that won’t tend to block the light and sightlines, such as silver birch, rowan, hazel, cherry, hawthorn and alder, and some larger specimens – [...]

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TANK, Courses & Tours

KISS THE SHUTTLE - Mairi Lafferty

 TANK A new exhibition will be opening in TANK at the end of this month, welcoming artist Mairi Lafferty to ESW with her work ‘Kiss The Shuttle’. Kiss the Shuttle is a new installation that explores the Gothic undertones of industrialisation through pattern, code and gesture.Kiss The Shuttle is part of TANK – a year-long [...]

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Upgrades to Craigleith Junction set to start

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The next two months will see a major improvement project underway at Craigleith Junction – part of which will see it re-named Craigleith Quarry Junction. The junction is seen as a major entry point to the path network, serving the nearby shopping centre linking it to Maidencraig Crescent, and is the junction between the Roseburn [...]

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