Eric Liddell

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 […]
January 2, 2022

Celebrating the 100th anniversary of Eric’s first international cap for Scottish Rugby

Today is the centenary of Eric Liddell’s first international cap for Scottish Rugby. Our friends and colleagues at the SRU have recognised this significant date by inducting the Flying Scotsman into their Hall of Fame. Please see the link to the Scottish Rugby website for further details, which includes our […]
February 23, 2021

Virtual Kiltwalk 2021 – Join Going for Gold Team Liddell

Virtual Kiltwalk 2021 Join our Going for GOLD Team Liddell and sign up for Scotland’s Virtual Kiltwalk, 23 – 25 April – Registration is now LIVE! For further information, please click here
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 […]
October 19, 2020

Eric Liddell Centre 40th Anniversary Celebration

 International Stars to Celebrate the 40th Anniversary of the Eric Liddell Centre 1980 – 2020 Major Edinburgh care charity and community hub, the Eric Liddell Centre (ELC) is looking forward to celebrating its 40th Anniversary Celebration on 26th November 2020. The virtual event will feature an exciting range of internationally […]
February 24, 2020

75th Anniversary of Eric Liddell’s death

Eric Liddell was a celebrated Scottish Athlete, Rugby International, an Olympic champion and an influential Christian missionary. His name is known world-wide and today he is remembered as the ‘Flying Scotsman’. He is a sporting and cultural icon.   75 years ago, on the 21st February 1945 Eric Henry Liddell […]
January 13, 2020

First Donation for Dementia Appeal

First Donation for Dementia Care Fundraising Appeal McLarens on The Corner makes the first donation for the Eric Liddell Centre’s Dementia Day Care Fundraising Appeal. The Eric Liddell Centre, a registered care charity and major Edinburgh community hub today announced support of £1,000 towards their Dementia Day Care Fundraising Appeal, […]
November 27, 2019

Dementia Day Care Christmas Fundraising Appeal

  Eric Liddell Centre Launch Dementia Care Fundraising Appeal The Eric Liddell Centre has launched a fundraising appeal for its Dementia Day Care Service. The care charity and community hub based in South Edinburgh supports up to 70 people living with a diagnosis of dementia every week, with 3,500 places […]
May 8, 2019

Eric Liddell Centre Celebrates Going for Gold Gala Success

The Eric Liddell Centre is celebrating after their Going for Gold Gala raised £21,000 for their caring services. The fundraising gala took place on Friday 26 April at BT Murrayfield in a bid to raise funds for the charity which specialises in care for the elderly and dementia services, with […]