2023 Annual General Meeting

ANNUAL GENERAL MEETING On: 3rd of July 2023 At: Meggetland Sports Complex At: 7pm for 7:30pm The Friends of Easter Craiglockhart Hill invite you to our AGM on Monday the 20th of June. This is a chance for us all to meet up again and find out what has been happening on the hill, and […]

2022 AGM

2022 Annual General Meeting

Download a copy of the 2022 AGM minutes (.docx 23kb) Thank you to all those members who were able to attend this year’s AGM. It proved to be a very constructive and enjoyable meeting. Download printable version to the Agenda (.pdf 28kb)  

Fungi Walk and Talk 2nd Oct 2021

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 […]

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 […]

Flora and Folklore Walk – Sunday 22nd September, 11am-12.30pm

A family friendly walk discovering the weird and wonderful mythology of the trees and plants on Easter Craiglockhart Hill. The walk will be led by Gus Egan, from Earth Calling. The walk will meet at the fairy circle seats at the end of the pond. The walk will take in a loop of the hill […]

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 […]