Saturday, 31 May 2008

Edinburgh At Risk Day Today Sat 31st May

Cartoon by Frank Boyle which appeared in The Evening News August 2007.
See bigger Cartoon here

Edinburgh At Risk Day Today Saturday 31st May 10 -4pm

“Edinburgh is at greater risk than it has been since the 1960`s”

Conservation Architect James Simpson OBE (ICOMOS newsletter Spring 2008)

James Simpson will be opening the day at approx 11am, venue at 8 St Marys which is open from 10am for coffees etc

Come and find out what’s going on in the city of Edinburgh and its surrounding areas. Have you got concerns about proposed developments, demolitions of buildings, disappearing green spaces and management of Common Good Land and Assets? Don’t know what to do? Come and meet others who have concerns and find what they are doing.

EAR was founded by a number of Edinburgh campaigns in 2007 and is a non-political umbrella organisation open to all who value the city’s communities, culture, history and her future. Campaigns involved so far include Save Our Old Town, Save Meadowbank, Orroco Pier (South Queensferry), Porty Greenkeepers, Friends of Corstorphine Hill and Save Glenogle Baths ...

Come along to The Canongate Project shop at 8 St Mary’s Street, just off The Royal Mile. Stay for entire day or drop in at whatever time suits you. Films, workshops and discussions etc

Above is the architect Allan Murray and if you see him in your neighbourhood be afraid,be very afraid