What we do

The Eric Liddell Centre is an Edinburgh charity dedicated to inspiring, empowering, and supporting people of all ages, cultures and abilities, as an expression of compassionate social values. 


The charity was founded in memory of the 1924 Olympic 400m gold medallist, Eric Liddell, who was portrayed in the Oscar award-winning film "Chariots of Fire".  Eric lived in this area of Edinburgh whilst studying at Edinburgh University in the early 1920's.


The Centre operates a range of quality caring services.  These include:


In addition the Centre provides:


Around 2,000 people a week (104,000 people a year) use the Eric Liddell Centre.


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