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Dr Bryan Nelson Memorial Lecture

Around the world, the majority of seabird populations are declining – many of them to globally threatened levels. From the puffins and kittiwakes of the British Isles to the albatross and petrels of the southern oceans, species are suffering due to pollution, climate change, commercial fisheries and habitat loss. Join Professor John Croxall from BirdLife International to hear about the pioneering conservation work that’s been taking place to try and save these precious birds and where this could be taking us in future.

Craiglockhart Campus, Lindsay Stewart Lecture Theatre, Edinburgh Napier University

Tickets £6, Booking Essential

More Info: https://www.rspb.org.uk/reserves-and-events/events-dates-and-inspiration/events/details.aspx?id=tcm:9-443540

Future Events

  • Christmas Market in East Princes Street Gardens

    The Christmas Market will once again return to East Princes St Gardens for a whole host of bespoke and traditional Christmas items!

    The traditional and romantic Christmas Market in the heart of the City of Edinburgh offers a unique shopping experience for every visitor with its fair of crafters, artists, gift shops and gastronomic surprises. Get into the Christmas spirit!

    Please note: markets are open from 10am - 10pm.
    Markets open at 1pm on 18 November until 6 January. (Closed 25 December, open 12pm 26 December and 1 January).

    More Info: http://www.edinburghschristmas.com/whats-on/christmas-market-east-princes-street-garden

    10:00am Sat 18th Nov 2017 to 10:00pm Sat 6th Jan 2018

  • Gung Ho 2018, The Meadows

    Do the 5k and take on ten of the greatest inflatable obstacles on the planet! We have the world's largest inflatable obstacle and our finale is Europe’s biggest ever inflatable slide! You could be Gung-Ho! for BBC Children in Need, our national charity partner.

    More Info: http://begung-ho.co.uk/events/inflatable-5k-run-edinburgh/

    9:30am Sat 12th May 2018 to 1:30pm Sat 12th May 2018

  • Mindful Peace Walk, Lauriston Castle

    This silent walking meditation is an open event. It will be led by the lay members of the Edinburgh Sangha of the Community of Interbeing, who follow the practice and teachings of Zen Buddhist Master, Thich Nhat Hanh. The walk begins in front of Lauriston Castle, 2 Cramond Road South, Edinburgh. Before the walk begins there will be a brief introduction to mindful walking as meditation practice. Children are welcome when accompanied by adults. Please remember to wrap up warmly.

    12:00pm Sun 10th Jun 2018 to 2:00pm Sun 10th Jun 2018