90-year-old HK Cheng visited us here at the centre to discuss his first-hand memories of Eric Liddell. Watch here to find out more about the late Olympic hero and why Dr Cheng continues to make the trip from China to see the centre.
On Wednesday, we had the pleasure of welcoming 90-year-old Dr HK Cheng all the way from China. Dr Cheng attended the school in China where Eric Liddell taught during his time as a missionary. Watch the first in a series of videos of Dr Cheng’s experiences, and listen to why […]
A 90-year-old man, believed to be the last living student of Scottish athlete Eric Liddell, has visited the Edinburgh community hub set up in the Olympic hero’s name. Eric Liddell is well known in Scotland as an Olympic gold medallist who studied and played rugby at Edinburgh University in […]
Edinburgh care charity and community hub, the Eric Liddell Centre, is hosting a photography exhibition to showcase the experiences of private tenants. Funded by Shelter Scotland’s partnership with the Oak Foundation, the “photo voice” project is carried out by Open Aye, a social enterprise that provides photography workshops, encouraging […]
The Eric Liddell Centre, is hosting a Tots Togs summer event to raise funds for the centre. Taking place on Tuesday 25 July from 10am-3pm, good quality donated children’s clothes will be on sale at reduced prices. There will be sunhats from 50p, swimwear from £1, shorts and t-shirts from […]
Over the last year we’ve seen a substantial increase in activity at the Eric Liddell Centre. The Centre provided 5106 hours of community activity – a 24 per cent increase from the previous year – where 4110 hours were recorded. One hundred and thirty seven groups used the Centre during […]