Updated on 7 March, 2017

Events Archive

A listing of the programmes of events for previous years is provided below for the summer guided walks and the evening winter talks.

Summer 2016 to Winter 2016/2017

Summer 2015 to Winter 2015/2016

Summer 2014 to Winter 2014/2015

Summer 2013 to Winter 2013/2014

Summer 2012 to Winter 2012/2013

Summer 2011 to Winter 2011/2012

Summer 2010 to Winter 2010/2011

Summer 2009 to Winter 2009/2010

Summer 2008 to Winter 2008/2009

Summer 2007 to Winter 2007/2008

Summer 2006 to Winter 2006/2007

Summer 2005 to Winter 2005/2006

Summer 2004 to Winter 2004/2005

Summer 2003 to Winter 2003/2004

Summer 2002 to Winter 2002/2003


Guided Walks

Summer programme of walks, year 2016

We have an exciting and varied walks programme again this year, we hope something for everyone.

Remember to visit the Walled Garden, which is at its best in Spring and Summer. The garden is cared for by Friends volunteers and is open every day.

Summer walks programme, year 2015

We have an exciting and varied walks programme again this year, we hope something for everyone.

Remember to visit the Walled Garden, which is at its best in Spring and Summer. The garden is cared for by Friends volunteers and is open every day.

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2014

These informal walks are suitable for all ages and are designed to introduce the varied plant and animal life of the Hill to local people. The walks take about two hours and anyone interested should turn up on the day to join in.

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2013

These informal walks are suitable for all ages and are designed to introduce the varied plant and animal life of the Hill to local people. The walks take about two hours and anyone interested should turn up on the day to join in.

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2012

These informal walks are suitable for all ages and are designed to introduce the varied plant and animal life of the Hill to local people. The walks take about two hours and anyone interested should turn up on the day to join in.

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2011

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2010

Additional outings: both these events are limited to 15 people (aged over 16) and MUST be booked in advance with Gordon Swann.

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2009

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2008

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2007

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2006

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2005

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2004

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2003

Summer programme of guided walks, year 2002

Topics included: Badgers; Botany; Flowers; Fungi; Geology; Mosses and a Rangers walk.


Evening Talks

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2016 - 2017

All talks will be held in the Capital Hotel, Clermiston Road, Edinburgh, at 7.30pm


Winter programme of evening talks, year 2015 - 2016

All talks will be held in the Capital Hotel, Clermiston Road, Edinburgh

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2014 - 2015

All talks will be held in the Capital Hotel, Clermiston Road, Edinburgh

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2013/2014

The venue for the talks is the Capital Hotel on Clermiston Road. As usual the talks are free and start at 7.30 pm.

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2012/2013

The venue for the talks is the Best Western Capital Hotel on Clermiston Road. As usual the talks are free and start at 7.30 pm.

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2011/2012

The venue for the talks is the Best Western Capital Hotel on Clermiston Road. As usual the talks are free and start at 7.30 pm.

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2010/2011

The venue for the talks is the Best Western Capital Hotel on Clermiston Road. As usual the talks are free and start at 7.30 pm.

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2009/2010

The venue for the talks is the Best Western Capital Hotel on Clermiston Road. As usual the talks are free and start at 7.30 pm.

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2008/2009

The venue for the talks is the Best Western Capital Hotel on Clermiston Road. As usual the talks are free and start at 7.30 pm.

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2007/2008

Please note that the venue for the talks has changed to the Best Western Capitol Hotel on Clermiston Road. As usual the talks are free and start at 7.30 pm.

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2006/2007

All the talks are free and have all been arranged to take place at 7.30 pm in lecture theatre B at Queen Margaret College.

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2005/2006

The Talks Programme has been arranged by Cecilia McPherson. The talks are free, but please note that numbers are strictly limited for the visit to Beechwood House and you must book your place.

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2003/2004

The Friends Winter talks are held in Queen Margaret University College, Lecture Theatre B, starting at 7.30 p.m.

If you have any questions about talks, would like to suggest a topic, contact Margie Dobson (tel: 0131 466 0216)

Winter programme of evening talks, year 2002/2003

All talks take place in Queen Margaret University College, Lecture Theatre B, starting at 7.30 p.m.