Robertson Suite

Tom McNab, technical adviser on Chariots of Fire, delivers extracts from his play 1936 using extensive coverage of Riefenstahl’s Olympia film. The play focuses on Germany hosting the 1936 Olympics, America’s reaction and Jesse Owens.

Tickets are £10 per person (£8 concessions) and can be bought online on the Edinburgh Festival Fringe website or at ELC reception. Doors open at 5.30pm for a 6pm start.

July 8, 2019

A Short Sharp History of the Olympic Games; Extracts from 1936 – Tom McNab

Tom McNab, technical adviser on Chariots of Fire, delivers extracts from his play 1936 using extensive coverage of Riefenstahl’s Olympia film. The play focuses on Germany hosting the 1936 Olympics, America’s reaction and Jesse Owens. Tickets are £10 per person (£8 concessions) and can be bought online on the Edinburgh […]
July 8, 2019

The Making of Chariots of Fire – Tom McNab

Returning by popular demand for its fourth year. As technical adviser on the film, Tom McNab gives a rare and entertaining insight into the making of the 1981 Oscar-winning picture. Tickets cost £10 per person (£8 concessions) doors open at 5.30pm for a 6.30pm start. Tickets can be reserved through […]
June 19, 2019

July Lunchtime Concert

Our July Lunchtime Concert features Ben Kearsley – an accomplished classical guitarist who has previously played before here at the Eric Liddell Centre. He has toured the UK extensively over the last decade and has play in venues as prestigious as the British Embassy, Palacio Chico and the Theatre Municipal. […]
May 22, 2019

St Oswald’s Community Consultation

As part of the Eric Liddell Centre’s ongoing work with Bruntsfield Parent Council, we are hosting a drop-in community consultation event on the 28th May between 2-8pm. We want to hear your thoughts and ideas about bringing the St Oswald’s building into community ownership. What would you like to be […]
May 9, 2019

June Lunchtime Concert

Perennial Eric Liddell Centre favourites, Ed & Iain are returning to perform at the latest installment of our Lunchtime Concert Series which takes place on Monday 3rd June. The pair will bring their signature folk sounds with their familiar squeezeboxes in what will be a typically entertaining afternoon. The concert […]
April 24, 2019

May Lunchtime Concert

Jaimee Pickard and Fraser Harrington, a piano and clarinet duo from the Royal Conservatoire of Scotland will perform a range of pieces for your listening pleasure as our Lunchtime Concert Series continues on Monday 6th May. This takes place at the usual time of 12.30pm and costs £6 per person […]
March 21, 2019

‘The Only Home They Knew’ Readings

The Eric Liddell Centre is hosting a special event being led by Anne Black, a former Trustee, who will perform a range of readings from ‘The Only Home They Knew.’ Anne collated this anthology of poems written by boys from Aberlour Orphanage who served in World War One. On Tuesday […]
March 15, 2019

April Lunchtime Concert

April’s Lunchtime Concert sees Robin Harper returning to the ELC with friends to perform a range of classical standards inspired by Bach on our Bechstein Grand Piano. The concert take place on Monday 1st April at the usual time of 12.30pm at the usual price of £6 per person (includes […]