Events

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 […]

Woodland Walk – Tuesday 18th June, 7-8.30pm

If you can’t tell your ash from your elm tree (and even if you can) then this is the walk for you! Join Simon Hart, our local forester, to learn about the different woodlands on Easter Craiglockhart Hill. Discover their ancient history, what they may look like in the future, and the challenges they will […]

AGM – 27th June

The Friends of Easter Craiglockhart Hill AGM 2019 will be on Thursday 27th June from 7-9pm at the Meggetland Sports Complex. At the event we will have four concepts for developing the park over the next year. Members will be asked for their feedback and to rank the concepts. Have a look at them below […]

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Canal Walk SATURDAY 2NDJUNE AT 10.00am.

CANAL WALK SATURDAY 2NDJUNE AT 10.00am. Join Colin Chess, renowned local historian, for a guided walk along the Union Canal. We are ringing the changes from Colin’s popular history walks around the Craiglockhart Hills. Colin is a fount of local knowledge and this walk will be equally fascinating. Learn about the history of the canal […]