Community Land Learning Exchange: Action Porty & Bridgend Farmhouse study visit

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Date(s) - 07/03/2019
10:00 am - 4:00 pm

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Join Community Land Scotland for a study visit to Edinburgh-based community land owners Action Porty and Bridgend Inspiring Growth and learn from their experience of acquiring and managing land and buildings for the benefit of their communities.

This opportunity is free and open to community groups and organisations who aspire to bring urban land/buildings into community ownership and who would benefit from finding out from the experience of the above hosting organisations.


The schedule for the day:

10.00 Meet at Edinburgh Waverly (Calton Road entrance) and travel to first site visit with the mini bus organised by Community Land Scotland

10.30 Arrive at the Bellfield Centre to hear the story of Action Porty and to go for a tour around the Bellfield Centre

12.15 Set off to Bridgend Farmhouse with mini bus organised by Community Land Scotland

12.35 Enjoy lunch at the cafe at Bridgend Farmhouse

13.15 Tour of Bridgend Farmhouse and chat with Development Manager Donna McArdle

15.15 Head back to Edinburgh Waverley with the organised mini bus

If you are part of a voluntary group with little or no funds we could help cover your travel costs to/from Edinburgh Waverley station. Please indicate whether you would need support with travel costs in the registration form.