Talks at LifeCare

Join us at LifeCare for a series of talks by local volunteers on Edinburgh’s history.

Find the full programme for 2024 below.

To book your place, please email or give us a call on 0131 343 0940.

Friday the 12th of January 3pm – 5pm

The Water of Leith Conservation by Water of Leith Conservation Trust

Friday the 9th of February 3pm – 5pm

Entertaining Archives – Edinburgh’s Cinema’s dance halls, theatres and performances from the past by Jackie Sangster, Historic Environment Scotland

Friday the 15th March 3pm – 5pm

What is Doors Open Day? An introduction by Ian Sudlow-Mackay, Doors Open Day

Friday the 12th April 3pm – 5pm

Archive Fashion – Edinburgh Street Style by Jackie Sangster, Historic Environment Scotland

Friday the 17th of May 3pm – 5pm

The History and Future of Leith Theatre by Leith Theatre Staff

Friday the 14th of June 3pm – 5pm

The Botanics Cottage by Laura Gallagher, Community Engagement, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh

Friday the 12th of July 3pm – 5pm

Granton Castle Walled Garden by Gillean Paterson, Chair, Granton Castle Walled Garden

Friday the 16th of August 3pm – 5pm

‘Who Lived Here?’ Tracing a Houses Past Residents” by historian Barclay Price

Friday the 13th September 3pm – 5pm

A Walk Through the New Town by historian Eric Melvin

Friday the 11th October 3pm – 5pm

A history of the Stockbridge Colonies by local author Rose Pipes