February 23, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre and Celtic FC Foundation Team Up for Dementia Care Project

The Eric Liddell Centre this week launched a joint project with the Celtic FC Foundation aimed at providing respite for people with dementia patients and their carers. Following a range of fundraising events across six wonderful days last May, honouring the 50th anniversary of Celtic’s 1967 European Cup victory, the […]
November 28, 2017

Alexander McCall Smith Pens Special Poem Ahead of Fundraising Gala

Alexander McCall Smith CBE has penned an original poem to be auctioned off as part of the inaugural Eric Liddell Centre Fundraising Dinner which is taking place next month. The original poem will be handwritten by the 44 Scotland Street author with guests and fans alike now able to place bids online […]
November 24, 2017

Eric Liddell’s Historic Scotland Rugby Cap to be Re-issued

Scottish Rugby is re-issuing the Scotland cap of Olympic hero and former rugby union international player, Eric Liddell, which was lost over the decades. Eric’s daughter, Patricia Russell, is traveling almost 5,000 miles from her home in Canada to Edinburgh to accept the unique cap in her father’s honour at […]
November 6, 2017

World of Literature and Sports are Going for Gold ahead of The Eric Liddell Centre Fundraising Gala

Scottish Rugby’s points-record holder Chris Paterson MBE and award-winning author Alexander McCall Smith CBE have joined forces ahead of The Eric Liddell Centre’s inaugural fundraising dinner. The pair met ahead of The Going for Gold Fundraising Gala, which is taking place on 5 December at the Sheraton Grand in Edinburgh, […]
November 1, 2017

Befriending Week 2017

November 1 – 7 is Befriending Week 2017. To mark this we are hosting a ‘Meet the Befriender’ afternoon to provide information about the Befriending Services we offer to carers in Edinburgh. This will take place from 2.30pm – 4.00pm on Tuesday 7th November This is an excellent opportunity to […]
October 27, 2017

Inaugural Eric Liddell Centre Fundraising Gala

The Going for Gold Inaugural Eric Liddell Centre Fundraising Gala will be held at the Sheraton Grand on Tuesday, December 5th.  We are fortunate to have secured two fantastic speakers for this event: award winning author Alexander McCall Smith and international rugby player Chris Paterson.  The night is being MC’d […]
October 11, 2017

Eric Liddell’s daughter launches her book “God and Me”

The daughter of Scottish Olympic gold medallist, Eric Liddell, has written a book about the man she never met.   Maureen Liddell Moore is one of three children and was three years old when her father died in 1945 whilst he was being kept captive in the Japanese World War II Weihsien Internment Camp in […]
October 2, 2017

Defibrillator Received from St John and the City Project

The Eric Liddell Centre has become the latest recipient of a public access defibrillator through St John Scotland’s ‘St John and the City’ project. The ‘St John and the City Public Access Defibrillator Project’, which has been backed by Edinburgh’s Lord Provost, has now placed over 130 life-saving defibrillators across […]
September 18, 2017

Joint Initiative for Families and Carers in Edinburgh to mark World Alzheimer’s Day

Leading Scottish law firm Gillespie Macandrew has partnered with the Eric Liddell Centre to offer a free of charge drop-in session for families and carers on World Alzheimer’s Day, Thursday 21 September. The session will provide information on the variety of issues that may be faced by those suffering with […]