Eric Liddell

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 […]
December 20, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre Launch Emergency Appeal for Popular Footcare Service

The Eric Liddell Centre has launched an urgent fundraising appeal for its popular Caring Soles Footcare Service, following an unsuccessful funding application to the Edinburgh Integrated Joint Board. The service, which was set up following discussions with NHS Lothian Podiatry in January 2017, now faces an uncertain future without financial […]
December 7, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre Welcomes Strictly’s Darcey Bussell for Mental Health Documentary

The Eric Liddell Centre has featured in a BBC documentary hosted by Strictly Come Dancing judge, Dame Darcey Bussell. The Centre welcomed the former ballerina into their building earlier this year for the filming of ‘Dancing to Happiness’ which aired on Saturday 1st December on BBC Two. The documentary looked […]
August 23, 2018

Eric Liddell Centre Registers Huge Increase in Demand

The Eric Liddell Centre has registered a major increase in demand for its services for the second year in a row. The ELC provided 8118.5 hours of community activity – a 59 per cent increase from the previous year – where 5106 hours were recorded and almost double the 4110 […]
August 9, 2017

Interview with Dr. H.K. Cheng – Part 4 – The Eric Liddell Centre

90-year-old HK Cheng visited us here at the centre to discuss his first-hand memories of Eric Liddell. Watch here to find out more about the late Olympic hero and why Dr Cheng continues to make the trip from China to see the centre.  
August 8, 2017

Interview with Dr. H.K. Cheng – Part 3 – Memories of Eric Liddell

Last week we had the pleasure of welcoming Dr HK Cheng, a former student of Eric Liddell, here to the centre. Listen to Dr Cheng’s memories of Scottish athletic hero, Eric Liddell.