Summer Events

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 CHILDREN'S EVENTS 2014 at the WATER OF LEITH VISITOR CENTRE

All events cost £3.50 per child (Accompanying adult free)

& start at 2.00pm until 3.30pm.

BOOKING ESSENTIAL  0131 455 7367 admin@waterofleith.org.uk

Thursday 3rd July – River Dipping   Join us IN the river for this favourite activity.

Tuesday 8th July – Minibeast Magic   Be magnified by the micro world of bugs

Thursday 10th July - River Dipping   Join us IN the river for this favourite activity.

Tuesday 15th July - Wild at Art    Join us as we get creative with nature, inspired by Andy Goldsworthy

Thursday 17th July - River Dipping    Join us IN the river for this favourite activity.

Tuesday 22nd July – River Dipping   Join us IN the river for this favourite activity

Thursday 24th July -  Summer Wilderness Survival Skills  Hone those survival skills along the Water of Leith

Tuesday 29th July – River Dipping  Join us IN the river for this favourite activity

Thursday 31st July - Scrapheap Art   Join us as we get creative with rubbish, including our famous scrapheap boat race

Tuesday 5th August - Summer Wilderness Survival Skills  Hone those survival skills along the Water of Leith

Thursday 7th August – River Dipping   Join us IN the river for this favourite activity

 Sunday 20th July – Guided Walk

Colinton Village

Follow in the foot steps of Robert Louis Stevenson and James Gillespie on this guided walk through the village of Colinton discovering its history and wild places. £4.00 (members £2) BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Meet at 2.00pm in the Car park under Gillespie bridge in Colinton, off Bridge Road

 Sunday 31st August – Guided Walk

Roseburn to Stockbridge

A guided walk through the river heartland; discover the woodlands of the beautiful Bell’s Mill area and learn the history of Dean Village £4 (members £2) BOOKING ESSENTIAL. Meet at 2.00pm at the Entrance to walkway on Roseburn Cliff off Corstorphine Road nr Murrayfield

The Water of Leith Duck Race

Sunday 21st September 2014

Funday starts at 1pm, Races from 2pm

3 Duck Races, games, kids activities and refreshments at the Water of Leith Visitor Centre

Yellow Duck Race - tickets will be on sale from August for £2 per duck. With the chance to win fantastic prizes including:

Lunch for 2 at The Kitchin

Lunch for 2 at Restaurant Martin Wishart

3 course meal for 2 (or 2 course for 4) at Pizza Express, Stockbridge

Blue Duck Race - only available on the day for £1 per duck to win family days out in the Edinburgh area.

Reservoir Duck Race - These GIANT ducks will be entered by local business with a change to win Malt whiskey and Champagne - you can have a go at the sweepstake and cheer on Mr White, Mr Blue, Mr Pink etc.

Sunday 5th October –  Guided Walk

The Mills of Water of Leith - Currie to Colinton

Meet at the Kirkgate in Currie and walk to Spylaw Park in Colinton, discovering the relics of the rivers industrial past. £4 (members £2) BOOKING ESSENTIAL.Meet at the Kirkgate in Currie and finish at Spylaw Park in Colinton

 Autumn Events Children’s Events

Tuesday 14th October - Winter Wilderness Survival Skills

Hone those survival skills along the Water of Leith.

Thursday 16th October  - Autumn Antics

Help the animals prepare for winter – create a bug hotel, bird feeders, and discover the secrets of hibernation

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