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What's on

  • A fundraising event for Maggies Centre. A 10k evening walk through the City of Edinburgh starting at George Heriots School and finishing at Waverley Gate (part of the route walks through Regent Road Park).

    More Info: https://www.maggiescentres.org/culturecrawl/find-event/culture-crawl-edinburgh/

  • FLY presents Edinburgh's first inner city open air one day festival, in one of the most iconic locations in the world - the foot of Edinburgh Castle and featuring some of the planet's top electronic acts & artists.

  • Under 16's cyclocross bicycle race organised by the Edinburgh Road Club. Children from ages 8 - 16 years of age and open to members and non members.

    More Info: http://www.edinburghrc.co.uk/erc-juniors

  • A low level orienteering event designed especially for newcomers and beginners of all ages. Participating fee's are £4 per individuals, £6 per family group.

    More Info: http://www.braidburnvalleypark.org.uk/orienteering/

  • SIAF Dusherra 2017, one of the largest festivals in India and commemorates a 10 day war between the gods and demons thousands of years ago. It is celebrated with gusto by communities with music, dance, food, fireworks and a symbolic burning of the Effigies of the demons to celebrate the victory of good over evil.
    Free event

  • Guided walk and writing workshop, recreating Owen's walk in the Pentland Hills exactly 100 years later - to the day.
    Step back in time by retracing Wilfred Owen's footsteps. Guided walk following the war poet's route 100 years ago, with optional writing workshop.
    This event is the second of two walks exploring routes in the Pentland Hills taken by Wilfred Owen and friends exactly 100 years previously. The walk will be led by the Chair of Wilfred Owen Edinburgh 1917-2017, Neil McLennan. There will be an optional writing workshop at the start and end of the walk, led by professional writer Helen Boden. (Meeting place to be decide -check www.pentlandhills.org/events for updates.

    The walk and workshop combined costs £8; if you would just like to attend the walk, it is £5. Booking is essential; please email pentlandhills@edinburgh.gov.uk to book your place. Please note you need to have a good level of fitness, and should bring a packed lunch, waterproofs and sturdy footwear. The walk is up to five miles long. The event may be cancelled in the case of adverse weather.

    More Info: http://www.pentlandhills.org/events

  • Remembrance Day, also known as Armistice Day, commemorates the sacrifices of members of the armed forces and of civilians in times of war. The garden of remembrance will display wreaths, military crosses with Poppy Scotland information booths on site.
    The opening ceremony will be held on 30th October with the laying of wreaths by Lord Provost, MPs/MSP's, dignitaries and veterans. The Armistice Service will take place on the 11th November.

    More Info: https://www.edinburghguide.com/events/remembrancesunday