Summer Events

CLICK ON ME TO download the 2014 events leaflet or see listing below - childrens activites are under

 

 Sunday 22nd June - Penny Mile Challenge Funday 2.00pm

Collect your pennies to help us conserve the Water of Leith. Please collect as many pennies as possible so we can gather enough to spread along 1 mile of the river from the Visitor Centre downstream. We need 80,000 pennies to complete the challenge. Join us on the challenge day to help lay out the pennies and have a go at fun penny games.

Free - if you bring a jar of pennies!

 

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

 Sunday 21st September - DUCK RACE

Adopt a duck for just £1 and compete for fantastic prize. Family Funday and Visitor Centre from 1pm with the Races at 2pm

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

 

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

Easter Events

 Tuesday 8th April – Blooming Marvellous

Bursting with life and fun, join us for this spring themed craft session

 Tuesday 15th April – Egg-a-ton

Test the strength of your egg in the Water of Leith Egg Commonwealth Games – Easter egg themed fun and games

 

Summer Events

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

 

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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