Made in Granton


Granton’s Industrial Past and Future, 24 October 2015

Come and hear

11 o’clock

An illustrated talk by Kenneth Williamson on Granton’s road and rail links with memories and anecdotes from the men and women who lived and worked here.

Come and see

11 am-2.30pm

An exhibition of photographs of Granton’s heyday when thousands of people worked here in North Edinburgh.

Donald McDonald’s collection.

Tales of Granton video starring the children of Granton Primary School.

Come and meet your neighbours

Did you have family who worked in Granton? Do you know their stories? We would love to hear them.

Come and share your ideas for a brighter future for Granton.

Would you like to see where Britain’s first electric car was made?

Then come to granton:hub at Madelvic House.

Poster by Gareth Hutchison, member of the steering group

Report: Made in Granton (history:hub 24.10.15)
Project Leaders: Willie Black and Barbara Robertson
Officially opened by Edinburgh’s Lord Provost, Rt Hon Donald Wilson, Made in Granton was an exploration of Granton’s industrial past and a look towards its future. A celebration of the area’s rich and innovative culture. Featuring an Illustrated talk by Kenneth Williamson, Electric bikes from Edinburgh Cycle Company, archive material and memorabilia from Donald McDonald, exhibitions, videos and lively audience participation.

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