Sunday 16th September – was our Duck Race and we had an amazing day - the winners of the Yellow Race and thier prizes are listed below.

1 - Champagne Lunch at Restaurant Martin Wishart, 770, MCINTOSH DAR

2 - Family Ticket and Lunch on Deck of The Royal Yacht Britannia, 697, WHITEHOUSE R

3 - Mad Hatters Tea Party for 6 at Roseleaf in Leith, 727, HAMILTON M

4 - Orchard Cannonmills, 209,  MACLEOD J

5 - Imperial Palace, Longstone, 812,  KING A

6 - China Red, Chesser, 123, PEARSON J

7 - Pizza Express in Stockbridge, 455, Aimee Peden

8 - Dantes in Colinton, 1042,  Tanya Wark

9 - Water of Leith Cafe Bistro in Cannonmills, 935,  Lindsay Small

10 - Pizza Express in Leith, 777, KNIGHT P

11 - Cafe on the Corner in Currie, 84, HASLER-BRODIE L

12 - Mimi's Bakehouse, 1477,  Jacqui Bell

13 - Java Moment Cafe in Colinton, 238, , PARK R

Blue Race for Sale on the Day only - and all prizes were collected except 2nd - we are looking for 210
1st - Escape Room Experience for up to 5 people - 340
2nd - Dynamic Earth Family Ticket up to 2 adults and 3 children - 210
3rd - Camera Obscura – 4 tickets - 445
4th - Scottish Seabird Centre – Family Pass - 273 
5th – Butterfly and Insect World – Family Pass  - 383
6th  - Conifox Adventure Park – Family Pass - 390
7th - Edinburgh Zoo - 2 tickets - 007
8th - Jupiter Artland – 1 adult and 1 child - 258 
9th - Crolla’s Ice Cream - £20 - 69
10th – A Blue Duck – donated by Colinton Arts - 444

 

The Reservoir Ducks were all sponsored by local businesses and Mr Green won a Whiskey Gift Selection donated by DIAGEO - Congratulations ASDA and all who backed that duck in the sweepstake


1st - Mr Green – sponsored by ASDA

2nd - Mr Purple – sponsored by Wildcat-one

Mr White – sponsored by EHS Architectural LTD

Mr Orange – sponsored by Sainsburys
Mr Pink – sponsored by The Builder Supply Co
Mr Brown– sponsored by Browns Body Services
Mr Blonde – sponsored by Fairbairn & Laing 
Mr Black – sponsored by The Paint Shed

 Mr Red – sponsored by Bennett &Co Accountants 

 

Monday 26th November – 7.30pm

The War Poets Collection of Craiglockhart Campus – Illustrated Talk at the Water of Leith Centre

This November sees the 100th anniversary of the end of WW1 and we will be joined by Catherine Walker, Curator of the War Poets Collection at Edinburgh Napier University's Craiglockhart Campus. Her presentation will include: the history of the campus as a hydropathic military hospital and convent. She will talk about the Collection itself and of some of the interesting characters associated with the campus.

Monday 28th January -  7.30pm

Bat Night at the Water of Leith

We will be joined by Natalie Todman from Lothian Bat Group to take a closer look at Bats, their fascinating lives and the work done locally to protect them.

Monday 25th February – 7.30pm

A Life On the Rocks

This illustrated talk by Rab Anderson, one of Scotland’s prominent mountaineers, explores a lifetime of adventure spent on the rocks and in the hills. Author of a popular walking guide to The Pentland Hills, Rab is also author of a number of Scottish Mountaineering Club  Climbers’ Guides, as well as being editor of their Hillwalkers’ Guides, which include the highly successful guide to The Munros.