August 7, 2017

Interview with Dr. H.K. Cheng – Part 2 – Introduction to rugby

Watch our special visitor, Dr Cheng, discuss how Eric Liddell introduced Chinese students to Rugby.  
August 4, 2017

Interview with Dr. H.K. Cheng – Part 1 – Respect for a hero

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 […]
August 4, 2017

Oldest living student of Olympic hero Eric Liddell visits Edinburgh

  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 […]
July 18, 2017

Shelter Photography Exhibition

  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 […]
July 14, 2017

Tots Togs Summer Event

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 […]
July 3, 2017

Support for People with Dementia is Vital for Wellbeing

Dr Martha Pollard the Dementia Support and Education Co-Ordinator at the Eric Liddell Centre recently contributed to The Scotman’s 200 Voices speaking about her role here.
June 29, 2017

Eric Liddell Centre Registers Major Increase in Demand

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 […]
June 22, 2017

Public Transport Discussion

The South West Villages Project is holding an event in Currie to discuss community views on local bus services, following the recent withdrawal of routes to Livingston and the Gyle. This will take place at Gibson Craig Halls, Currie on Thursday 6th July from 2-4pm. Council representatives will be in […]
June 20, 2017

Edinburgh SW Foodbank

The Eric Liddell Centre is becoming a collection point for the Edinburgh SW Foodbank in collaboration with Edinburgh Gorgie Salvation Army. A table has been set up on the ground floor next to the banners today where you can donate non-perishable food items like, cereal, soups, tinned meat and vegetables, […]