Events

Events for 27th May 2018 - 2nd Jun 2018

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Loanhead Health Walks - Ageing Well

Date: 12th April 2018 - 6th September 2018

Every week

Location: Loanhead Library, George Avenue, Loanhead

Time: 10:00 - 11:00

Cost: Free

Looking to join a walking group?

Take those first steps to a healthier lifestyle and meet new people with Ageing Well's new Loanhead Health Walk, every Thursday at 10am. 

The walks, which start at Loanhead Library, last for approximately 1 hour and are suitable for all abilities. Please ensure that you wear appropriate outdoor clothing and footwear. 

For further information contact Vivian Wallace, Ageing Well Co-ordinator, on 0131 561 6506.

Signalong for Families

Date: 29th March 2018 - 30th August 2018

Every week

Location: Newbattle Community Learning Centre, 67 Gardiner Place

Time: 16:00 - 17:30

Cost: Free

Signalong is a sign based communication system that you can learn along with your child and your family.

Signalong sessions are practical learning sessions with a range other family activities offered too. 

All family members welcome. 

For more information or to book a place, contact our Lifelong Learning & Employability team. 

National Volunteers Week - Straiton Pond Community Litter Pick

Date: 2nd June 2018

Location: Straiton Pond, Main entrance to Straiton Pond (opposite McDonalds)

Time: 10:00 - 12:00

Cost: Free

A community litter pick to help clear up Straiton Pond nature Reserve. It's National Volunteer Week, so why not join in for 15 minutes or even the whole 2 hours! We will provide all the equipment.

Straiton Pond Local Nature Reserve

For more information contact Rachel the Ranger on 01875 821990.

Primary Schools' Art Exhibition 2018

Date: 2nd June 2018 - 7th June 2018

Every day

Location: McSence Conference Centre, Mayfield

Cost: Free

Female astronauts, colourful dragons and busy ladybirds are just some of the stunning artworks gracing the McSense Conference Centre at this year’s annual Schools’ Art Exhibition.

Art exhibition 2018
The event, when many of the county’s young artists showcase their talents, is on from Saturday 2 June until Thursday 7 June (not including Sunday). The centre will be awash with colour as the primary pupils display a vast range of artworks from sculptures to collages and crafts.

The free exhibition is open from:

  • 10am to 4pm on Saturday 2 June
  • 10am to 5pm on Monday 4, Tuesday 5 and Wednesday 6 June
  • 10am until noon on Thursday 7 June

The schools’ art exhibition is organised annually by the council's arts development officer Cheryl Aird and is now into its 19th year. The art chosen alternates yearly between primary and secondary schools.

For further information contact Cheryl Aird: