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Nearly 70 metres of brilliantly illustrated poetry. Simply stunning!
Happy Birthday RLS - we celebrated it on 13th November. Here is the Evening News article
We're painting an enchanting mural in a Victorian railway tunnel, in order to preserve local history and make people smile.
Read the RLS poem: http://www.scottishpoetrylibrary.org.uk/poetry/poems/railway-carriage
We are rapidly turning a previously dark and scary tunnel into a safe and welcoming home for Scotland's largest historical mural, celebrating the industrial, social, artistic and literary history of our community.
Thank you also to everyone who has donated to the project - we really appreciate your generosity. If you haven't donated yet, please consider doing so and don't forget that Gift Aid can add £12.50 to every £50 that you give. See the "How can you help" link or just click the red button below to go to Virgin Money Giving:
Here are some recent images. The train and passengers are just outside the tunnel. Who do you recognise? The pheasants and horses are a detail from the line "here is a cart run away in the road". Wow! The two girls pictured helped to paint Colinton Primary's section, and their homework was to write about it. Finally, our brilliant volunteers in a "before and after|" shot.
Huge thanks you to our generous sponsors, who include:
we are also supported by a grant from the Virgin Money Foundation