Events

Fungi Walk and Talk

Come along and find out all about funky fungi! This walk and talk, with Stephen Helfer from the Botanics, will cover all things mycological. We will be hunting down as many types of mushroom and fungi on the Hill, and learning how to identify them. Please note, while this session may cover the edibility of […]

Foraging Workshop with Anna Canning

Learn about the edible and medicinal plants that can be found on the Hill with this hands-on workshop. Anna Canning, a medical herbalist who runs Floramedica, will be taking us around the Hill to find out more about seasonal foraging. The session will be on Saturday 18th September, from 1.30pm-4pm. Tickets are £10 per person. Please […]

Summer Fun on the Hill 2021

  Come and join us for some nature inspired crafts, and some more adventurous activities in the woods. The sessions are suitable for nursery and early primary.   All the sessions run from 11am – 2pm. You can drop in at any time, no booking is required. Find us at the grassy triangle by the […]

Nature Writing Workshops

    Join Easter Craiglockhart Hill’s Writer in Residence, Rachel Plummer, for a gentle, low pressure outdoor workshop exploring nature and our relationship with it via poetry.   The workshops are on Sunday 11th July and Sunday 8th August, from 10am-11.30am.    The sessions are open to writers at any level. It is free, but […]

Help us plant snowdrops!

  Come to 2 Lockharton Crescent from 10am – 12pm Friday 26th and Saturday 27th March to collect snowdrop bulbs to plant over the weekend.   Bring along a trowel, and plant the snowdrops in Easter Craiglockhart Hill LNR, wherever you think they would look nice! They will be happiest in semi-shade and don’t like […]

Mushroom Walk – Saturday 19th October, 10am-12pm

Find out all about funky fungi! Led by Stephan Helfer from The Royal Botanic Garden, this walk and talk will cover all things mycological! For all ages, children are welcome to come and help us find as many different mushrooms as possible! The walk will meet at the top of Craiglea Place and finish at […]

War Poets Walk – Sunday 8th September 2019

Discover the history and the poetry of the shell shocked soldiers who stayed at Craiglockhart Hospital, on what would have been Siegfried Sassoon’s 133rd birthday!  This year we will be looking in particular at The Hydra, the magazine written by patients of the hospital. The talk will be given by Catherine Walker MBE, the War […]

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Summer Fun on the Hill! – Saturday 3rd and Sunday 4th August

Come and enjoy Easter Craiglockhart Hill in all it’s glory at these family friendly sessions. Find us in the woods at the bottom of the wooden steps on Lockharton Crescent.   SATURDAY 3rd AUGUST 11-2pm Leaf flag printing Elder bead making SUNDAY 4th AUGUST 11-2pm Miniature off-ground rope course Orienteering   Drop in sessions, no booking […]

Union Canal History Cruise – Friday 9th August, 7-9pm

Join us for a luxury cruise along the Union Canal, with a talk from renowned local historian Colin Chess. Gain an insight into the intruiging story of the Leamington Scow and learn about the secret history and workings of our local canal. Tickets are £25, and will include prosecco and nibbles. To book please email […]