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April 14, 2022

HRH The Princess Royal, Patron of the Eric Liddell 2024 Centenary Initiative

We are absolutely delighted to announce that Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal has agreed to become the Patron of the Eric Liddell 2024 Centenary Initiative, which will mark the centenary of Eric Liddell’s world record breaking victory in the 440 yards at the Paris Olympics in 1924. This exciting […]
March 1, 2021

 Edinburgh charities partner to support the local community during the COVID-19 crisis

 Edinburgh charities partner to support the local community during the COVID-19 crisis Leading care charity and community hub, the Eric Liddell has received support from the Rotary Club of Braids to assist the Centre’s continuing care for the elderly and vulnerable during COVID-19. Although the Eric Liddell Centre’s building has […]
January 18, 2021

Virtual Burns Supper Quiz

Unfortunately, due to the Lock Down restrictions that have been in place since Boxing Day and tightened after New Year, a recent meeting of our Fundraising Group agreed that the Virtual Burns Supper would be postponed until a little later in the year, making it a truly ‘Virtual’ Burns Supper. […]
November 24, 2020

Alexander McCall Smith CBE and Edinburgh School Pupil announce new creative work

Internationally acclaimed author Alexander McCall Smith CBE and a talented young Edinburgh composer are joining forces to announce their first joint creative collaboration. Alexander has written a poem inspired by the Olympic gold medalist Eric Liddell who was the hero of the film Chariots of Fire. He will recite his new work at an […]
November 19, 2020

Sir James MacMillan to make the Eric Liddell Centre’s 40th Anniversary a family evening

Internationally acclaimed Scottish composer Sir James MacMillan is one of the stars who will be celebrating the 40th Anniversary of the Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) by taking part in an online broadcast on the evening of November 26th. The Centre is an Edinburgh based care charity and community hub, providing […]
November 16, 2020

Sally Magnusson to be one of the stars celebrating the Eric Liddell Centre on its 40th anniversary

Award winning broadcaster and author, Sally Magnusson will be one of the stars joining an online broadcast celebrating the 40th anniversary of the Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) during the evening of Thursday, November 26th. The Centre is an Edinburgh based care charity and community hub, providing specialist dementia support together […]