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  • 23 October 2017 -17 November 2017 - Opening ceremony 10am, Mon 30 October 2017, Armistice Day Service: 1000hrs Sat 11 November, Manned daily from 30 October to 13 November 2017 from 0830 to 1630 Wreath laying by Lord Provost, MP/MSPS, Dignitaries and veterans organisations. Garden will display wreaths, military crosses, etc. There will be a Poppy Scotland booth on site.

    More Info: http://www.poppyscotland.org.uk/get-involved/mailing-campaigns/little-remembrance-cross/

  • 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

  • Activities for children aged 3+ years including dookin for apples, face painting, treacle scones, Halloween costume competition, treasure hunt and other traditional Halloween activities.
    Suggested donation of £3.00 per child, accompanying adults free.

  • Diwali or Dipavali is celebrated by Hindus, Sikhs and Jains all over the world. Also known as the "Festival of Lights", Diwali symbolizes the victory of light over dark, good over evil and knowledge over ignorance. Diwali brings Joy, prosperity, knowledge, peace and wealth. People celebrate Diwali through distributing sweets, gifts and thanks giving to each other.

    Edinburgh Diwali is committed to bring the richness of Indian culture to Scotland and to Scottish community by celebrating the Festival of Light

    Free event

    More Info: http://www.edinburghdiwali.co.uk/

  • 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

  • Annual Parade and Service of Remembrance on the footpath between the Floral Clock and the Grey's Memorial in West Princes Street Gardens