The Quaich Project

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The Quaich Project



The Quaich Project at West Princes Street Gardens represents the next evolutionary chapter in the story of one of Edinburgh’s most famous landmark locations. Our vision is to reimagine this historic place as a space for all to celebrate and enjoy in new ways – with dynamic architectural designs and innovative facilities – all the time being respectful to the people, wildlife, landscape and heritage of Scotland’s capital.

Like the traditional Scottish sharing cup from which it takes its name, The Quaich Project aims to bring people together to celebrate Edinburgh’s status as one the world’s most beautiful, welcoming and vibrant capitals – generating new connections both locally and internationally.

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  • Summer Sessions

    Summer Sessions

    7 - 18 August 2019

    Summer Sessions in Princes Street Gardens (formerly Edinburgh Summer Sessions) returns to Edinburgh this August for diverse music in the beautiful, city centre gardens. After an incredible…

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  • Virgin Money Fireworks

    Virgin Money Fireworks

    26 August 2019

    Unforgettable orchestral classics and 400,000 fireworks launched from Edinburgh’s iconic Castle make this one of the biggest fireworks concerts in the world.

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  • Emergency Services Day

    Emergency Services Day

    8 September 2019

    The 999 Day is an excellent opportunity for other emergency services charities to fundraise, raise their profile and participate in this event. Inspired by the Armed Forces…

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  • The Quaich Project launches partnership with The World Bee Project CIC

    The Quaich Project launches partnership with The World Bee Project CIC

    The Quaich Project welcomed The World Bee Project CIC to Scotland this week, to raise awareness of the importance of bees as part of our natural ecosystem…

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  • Happy Bee-Day – Tuesday 9th July

    Happy Bee-Day – Tuesday 9th July

    To celebrate a year since the Ross Fountain’s restoration, The Quaich Project is hosting a day of free, family-friendly activities in West Princes Street Gardens. As the…

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  • A Space for Nature

    A Space for Nature

    The Quaich Project is committed to respecting the biodiversity of the Gardens and to enhancing the health and well-being of its visitors. As the first anniversary of…

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