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Legacy in the Links – Path in Bruntsfield Links renamed to honour the legacy of ‘Chariots of Fire’ inspiration

Legacy in the Links – Path in Bruntsfield Links renamed to honour the legacy of ‘Chariots of Fire’ inspiration Unveiled by Scottish International Rugby […]

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The Eric Liddell 100 teams take part in Melrose 7s

The Eric Liddell 100 and partners came together at the historic Melrose 7s tournament on Saturday, with men’s and women’s teams putting in […]

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In celebration of Tartan Day (Saturday 6th of April), The Eric Liddell Community launches its exclusive tartan, honouring Scotland’s iconic sportsman.

Furry friends join in the unveiling ceremony, marking a poignant tribute to Eric Liddell’s enduring legacy. With the support of Kinloch Anderson an […]

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Eric Liddell’s legacy honoured at Stade Yves-Du-Manoir, Paris in momentous plaque unveiling ceremony

In a heartfelt tribute to one of Scotland’s most celebrated sporting figures, The Eric Liddell 100 campaign celebrated a historic moment at the […]

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The Life and Death of Eric Liddell and the Rebirth of Chinese Christianity

On the 3rd February 2024, three scholars of the University of Edinburgh held an event about Eric Liddell’s life and work in China, […]

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‘The Flying Scotsman’ Liddell honoured with World Athletics Heritage Plaque’

We are proud to announce that our namesake, Eric Liddell, ‘The Flying Scotsman,’ was awarded a World Athletics Heritage Plaque in the posthumous […]

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Shout out to The Edinburgh Remakery

The Edinburgh Remakery is a charity with a focus on sustainability and the re-use of resources. They offer a wide range of workshops […]

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Pop-up exhibition launches in the heart of Glasgow to pay tribute to Scottish Olympic Champion

A display paying tribute to Eric Liddell, the legendary 1924 Olympic 400m champion, was launched on 19th February, in the lead-up to the […]

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100 Years On: Schools nationwide empowered to keep sportsman’s memory alive with free education resource

The Eric Liddell Community charity unveils lesson plans and material to remember Eric Liddell. Nearly 100 years on from Eric Liddell’s Olympic Gold […]

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The Eric Liddell 100 to launch Online Learning Course Celebrating Scottish Legacy

The Eric Liddell Community, in collaboration with the University of Edinburgh and Woodgate Consulting, has today (Tuesday 16th January 2024) launched The Eric […]

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The Eric Liddell Community is awarded a six-figure sum to combat loneliness and isolation in Scotland

Edinburgh-based care charity receives £109,000 boost from The National Lottery Community Fund The Eric Liddell Community is awarded a six-figure sum to combat […]

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The Inaugural Eric Liddell Lecture

Edinburgh Care Charity hosts the Eric Liddell Lecture in the presence of Her Royal Highness The Princess Royal An inaugural lecture by the […]

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