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This is for the Friends of King George V and Scotland Yard Parks in Edinburgh

Join Here + Now for some walking/cycling route mapping or a DIY exhibition-building day?

You may have heard about the upcoming Hold Me Dear: Four Cities, [Extra]Ordinary Places photography exhibition taking place in the Rodney St tunnel next to King George V Park in Canonmills, Edinburgh as part of City Link Festival. This co-created … Continue reading

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Old railway tunnel given a new lease of life through an innovative new art project

A former railway tunnel will be given a new lease of life this September, becoming home to an open air public art exhibition of work by local Edinburgh residents. From 24th September, a month ­long outdoor photography exhibition will open … Continue reading

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Family fun Day 13 July

Now becoming an annual event, you are warmly invited to join us in the park on 13 July from 2pm to 4pm

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St Bernard’s FC on STV

STV had a nice piece by historian Dan Gray recently on the fascinating story of St Bernard’s Football Club, winner of the Scottish Cup, whose ground was in our park.  Here is the link to the 4 minute clip.

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Green Flag now flying!

We braved the wild wind to raise the green flag together with Jen, our council park ranger  and Ross from the Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust, who delivered the new play facilities.  See their write up

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Join us to raise the Green Flag!

As you may know, the park was awarded a Green Flag. Please join other friends of the park at 11am on Wednesday 10 December 2014. The flag pole is ready and waiting near the infants play area. All welcome!

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Green Flag

We are very pleased that the park was awarded a Green Flag this year. Here is a photo of the flagpole! You can vote for us as your favourite Green Flag park if you want before 30 September.

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A fun day had by all

What a great turnout and great to meet so many people from the local community.  we reckon 300 people of all ages joined us and the youth workers from community education led by Callum McLeod. This  event celebrated the upgrading … Continue reading

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Family Fun Day – Monday 4 August

Please join us between 2 and 4pm for Barbeque Parkour Demonstration Portable Football Pitch Circus Skills It’s a free event!   You could also do the Inverleith Challenge before – It starts at Blackhall Library and ends in our park … Continue reading

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Date for the diary – 4 August

Please join us on 4 August from 2 to 4 pm for the grand opening of the new play area! Full plans to be revealed soon.  We will be joined by Edinburgh and Lothians Greenspace Trust (who managed the project) … Continue reading

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