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WATER OF LEITH CONSERVATION TRUST WINTER TALKS PROGRAMME 2018/19

All talks take place at the Water of Leith Visitor Centre, 24 Lanark Road, Edinburgh - Free for Members, Guest £2. 

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.