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Idea #16 – Art workshops

Dumbiedykes resident Molly McEwan has approached The Crags with an idea to run weekly art and story making workshops for children. As a Fine Art graduate, Molly currently holds studio space at The Number Shop on Pleasance and wants to engage local people with art and storytelling. Molly has experience of running creative workshops that […]

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Idea #15 – Jog on!

Ever thought The Crags would be a great place to start a run? Cameron Lindsay has had an idea to start a new jogging group using The Crags as a base. With Arthur’s Seat and Holyrood Park just a short distance away from the Centre, there are endless routes with great views that the group […]

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Idea #14 – Ride the Skelf

The idea – create off-road mountain biking activities that would be structured and organised in order for young people to learn new skills and have fun in a safe environment. Steve Burgess, local Green Councillor, has submitted an idea to create healthy activities, volunteering opportunities and fun for young people as part of the proposed […]

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Idea #13 – Crags Membership

Ever thought about a non-contract membership which provides 30 day access to The Crags? Sheila Dixon, a regular basketball player and coach at The Crags has provided a solution for just that.   The contract would then allow for members who have paid to gain access to the open activities at The Crags. For example, […]

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Idea #12 – GranDram sessions

Joseph Travers of GranDram sees The Crags as the right place to run a multi-sensory workshop programme for those living with dementia. GranDram are a bespoke drama workshop programme using preventative activities to re-engage people with dementia who are at risk of isolation, low self-esteem and confidence. Joseph Travers of GranDram sees The Crags as […]

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Idea #10 – Your place for mountain bikes

In an exciting development for the local area proposals underway to build a new mountain bike park, called the Skelf, in the woods surrounding The Crags which would see a variety of different bike tracks installed. Operating the track will be a joint partnership between The Crags and Skelf charities. Ross Jenkins, of Build to […]

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Idea #8 – KickOff Sports App

This idea was created by two Sport and Recreation Management students at the University of Edinburgh, Lok Chan and Cameron McLay.   The idea behind the app is to develop a new sports/socialising mobile application, offering users the ability to interact with each other through participating in sport. The app will do so by highlighting […]

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Idea #7 – Street Fit Classes

Street Fit Scotland have an idea to run exercise classes at The Crags for people experiencing homelessness. Street Fit work with individuals that live in homeless hostels, temporary accommodation or a bed & breakfast. The aim is to deliver a service that helps the individuals to improve their lifestyle and health by offering exercise classes. […]

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