Tag: events

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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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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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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Redhall Winter Magic open day

One of Edinburgh’s most beautiful hidden treasures throws open its gates to the public on Sunday 9th December for our Winter Magic Open Day.  The historic 18th century Redhall Walled Garden is having an Open Day, revealing the beauty of a magical garden in winter. Run on organic principles, the 6 acre site, which features [...]

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Saturday Dr Bike at Fiveways

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Bike Station’s Dr Bike will be at Portobello Promenade beside the Swim centre this  Saturday 10-1. Come and get your bike checked over, chain oiled and tyres pumped up. Free lights, bell and cycle computer for those who fill out our cyclist survey.

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Protest tomorrow demands double in active travel budget

Thousands of 1ft tall people call for climate action - Edinburgh, Scotland, UK - 22nd April 2009.

Pedestrians and cyclists will gather outside the Scottish Government’s offices at St Andrews House, Edinburgh at lunchtime on Wednesday 30th October to call on John Swinney MSP, the Scottish Minister in charge of the Budget, to double the funding available for cycling and walking. Transport accounts for a quarter of Scotland’s climate change emissions. This [...]

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Dr Bike on Canal 10-1pm, 26/10/13

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10-1pm sees Dr Bike on the canal at the Leamington Lift Bridge today, Saturday 26 October. The mobile workshop will be on hand to check you bike over, oil the chain and pump up your tyres. Sign up to the survey for a free cycle computer or bell or lights for your bike.  

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