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 

Sunday 7th October – 2.00pm Bridges of the Water of Leith from Gorgie to Roseburn  To celebrate 200 years of the Institution of Civil Engineering (ICE) we will be joined by local expert Sandra Purves to look at the history of some of the river’s important crossings and discover the rivers newest bridge built as part of the Murrayfield flood defence works. Meet at the corner of Gorgie Road and Balgreen road at the bridge entrance to Saugthon Park £5 (members £2) BOOKING ESSENTIAL.

CHILDREN'S AUTUMN EVENTS at the Visitor Centre £5 per child & start at 2.00pm until 4.00pm. BOOKING ESSENTIAL  0131 455 7367 admin@waterofleith.org.uk Suitable for 4 to 12 year olds, Accompanying adult free

Tuesday 16th October – ROTTEN   Delve into the decomposing world of fungus, compost & poo. A Rotten event which will leave you mucky! 

Thursday 18th October – SURVIVE   Build a shelter, forage for food and learn to create fire.

 In November we turn 30 !!  So watch out for some great Anniversary Events at the end of the year.