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Join us for Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2015

26 September 2015 – 27 September 2015

The Cockburn Association (Edinburgh’s Civic Trust) organises Edinburgh Doors Open Day. Now in its 25th year, the event has become one of the capital’s most popular free days out. This is your chance to explore some of Edinburgh’s most architecturally, culturally and socially significant buildings. Many venues feature behind the scenes tours, activities, exhibitions and/or talks which bring the history of the building, garden, cemetery or monument and its everyday use to life. Some sites organise additional free activities for children and families.

We will be opening our doors from 10am to 4pm on 26th September, and 12pm to 4pm on 27th September. Our café will be open as usual on both days, but guided tours and info will only be available during the stated times!

For more information, click here (find us on page 26!)

FREE SCREENINGS every Monday continue throughout the summer closing the season with family fun animations!

Our community cinema has some beautiful films showing every week including Kite Runner, Night on Earth, Last Orders, Kind Hearts & Coronets and closing our summer season with screenings of original animated family short films courtesy of this years Glasgow Short Film Festival – where we’re giving away a hot chocolate to anyone who watches them in their pyjamas!


Bill McGillivray brings a little bit of Magic to the project!

Everyone had a lovely talk and taster of Bill McGillivray (ex-community worker based in West Pilton, Missioner and Magician) last Wednesday. He entertained and baffled us all as well as made us all laugh. Thanks Bill.

This continues our monthly talk series which is proving very popular with our members and supporters alike.

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