Eric Liddell

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 […]
April 17, 2019

Rugby International to Hold Charity Kicking Workshop Masterclass

A group of rugby daft youngsters will have an afternoon to remember as Scotland international, Adam Hastings is set to put them through their paces in a kicking masterclass. The Glasgow Warriors stand-off will host a kicking masterclass at BT Murrayfield for the group of youngsters following a tour of […]
April 10, 2019

Alexander McCall Smith Auctions Poem Ahead of Eric Liddell Centre Gala

An original and unique poem by Alexander McCall Smith CBE is to be auctioned off as part of the 2019 Eric Liddell Centre Going For Gold Gala which is taking place on 26 April. The poem, On running, and trying to run, will be signed by the 44 Scotland Street […]
April 3, 2019

Eilidh Doyle to Host Charity Hurdling Session for Lucky Youngsters

A group of up to six young people could be in with a chance of being put through their paces by Eilidh Doyle, Scotland’s most decorated track and field athlete. The Olympic and Commonwealth Games medallist will host a hurdling session for a group of young budding athletes as part […]
March 20, 2019

Sporting Icons to Host Eric Liddell Centre Going for Gold Gala

The Eric Liddell Centre’s Going for Gold Gala will be hosted by former British and Irish Lions rugby captain, Gavin Hastings OBE, with Eilidh Doyle, Scotland’s most decorated track and field athlete, appearing as the main speaker. The gala will also feature ELC Patron Lord David Puttnam, director of the […]