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Green Tease: Edinburgh’s Shoreline

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Edinburgh’s Shoreline is a year-long project exploring the city’s 27km coastline – the historical relationship between people and the sea; the plants and animals found there and the challenges that the coastline faces.

With the active involvement of the shoreline communities one of the highlights will be a major exhibition at the Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh from 23rd July – 23rd September 2018.

We are seeking contributions to the exhibition from communities along the Shoreline and in delivering longer term legacy on the Shoreline. This is a chance to explore and share how your community relates to its section of shoreline.

As a start to this exciting project Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh and Creative Carbon Scotland would like to invite local community representatives to an event on 29th March, 6.00 pm – 8.00 pm run through our Green Tease programme. This event will be a chance to learn more about the project, explore how community ideas for the exhibition can be creatively presented with input from artists and a chance to meet other people from along the Shoreline.

We are seeking around six representatives from each Edinburgh coastal community. Please forward this email to appropriate contacts within your area. The event is free but must be booked through Eventbrite.

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Accessibility – Creative Carbon Scotland is committed to actively promoting accessibility, equality and inclusivity in all of our work. The venue for this event is wheelchair accessible. If you require further access support please contact

Support to attend the event – Travel expenses will be paid on production of appropriate evidence. We look forward to welcoming you all to the Botanic Garden on the 29th March!

Getting here – The event will be held in Balfour Building, Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh, 20A Inverleith Row. Edinburgh EH3 5LR.

Enter on the east side of the garden at 20 A Inverleith Row as the John Hope Gateway entrance on the west side will be closed.

The 8, 23 and 27 buses all stop close to 20 A Inverleith Row.

Refreshments – Tea and coffee will be available from 6.00 pm on the 29th and the meeting will finish at 8.00.

For further information please contact Charlotte Johnson at

This initiative is supported by the Heritage Lottery Fund and the Green Infrastructure Community Engagement Fund, administered by Scottish Natural Heritage on behalf of the Scottish Government.


29th March 2018
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm
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Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh
Balfour Building, Royal Botanic Gardens Edinburgh, 20A Inverleith Row EH3 5LR + Google Map

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