You are invited to take part in a Scottish Lime Centre Trust lime-pointing workshop as part of the renovation of old tenement walls within West Port Garden, over two weeks in September, 19/20 and 26/27. You can choose to attend one or both week-ends, 10am to 3pm.

We will be covering:

  • Health and safty Issue
  • Historic use of lime mortars
  • Mortar mixing
  • Techniques of working
  • Joint finishing

For more information or to book a place contact the Edinburgh Old Town Develpment Trust - This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

Read more: Free Lime Pointing Training at West Port Garden


A Community Garden event will be held in Acheson House Garden (at the rear of 5 Bakehouse Close) on Saturday the 22nd of August 12pm- 2pm

It would be great to see as many faces as possible, both old and new, coming along to help us tidy up the garden and chat about our future steps.