Water of Leith Quilt Exhibition

Sat 30th Mar

The talented Thistle Quilters, Edinburgh’s longest established quilting group, have produced a stunning representation of the river in quilt work.

Sat 30th Mar

10am - 4pm daily until 15th April (excluding Sat 6th & Thu 11th)



Additional Info

The 21 quilted squares depict the river, it’s wildlife and history as it flows from Balerno to Leith. Almost everything you could think of is shown from our resident otters and other wildlife, local landmarks, the river’s milling history, right down to the industrial past of the docks in Leith. Many group members chose sections of the river that had personal meaning to themselves and their stories and descriptions of their pieces will be displayed alongside the quilt work.

The quilted river will be on display at the Centre from March 30th until at least the 15th April excluding Sat 6th and Thurs 11th. No need to book, just pop in.


Water of Leith Visitor Centre
24 Lanark Rd,
EH14 1TQ

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