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Mapping the World Heritage Site

Community mapping workshop on Wednesday 6 March for Climate Week.

Mar 6, 2013

When: Wednesday 6th March, 4.00pm-4.30pm
Where: Edinburgh World Heritage, 5 Bakehouse Close, 146 Canongate
What: A 30-minute easy and fun exercise; participants are asked to draw a map of an itinerary they often walk in the city centre.
How: all the material will be provided – tea and biscuits included!

Places are limited so please book in advance by contacting Anna Bornioli on 0131 2207722 or anna@ewht.org.uk. For further information please visit our Facebook page

The Community Mapping Project is part of Edinburgh World Heritage’s Climate Challenge Fund activities. The project aims to reduce carbon emissions in the World Heritage Site by encouraging people to walk around the city and discover its uniqueness. Results will form the base for a broader study on sustainability for Edinburgh’s World Heritage Site, and will be displayed in a final exhibition during the summer. Left: A community map of Princes Street Gardens.

The workshop is part of the 2013 Climate Week, Britain's Biggest Climate Change Campaign running between 4-10 March 2013.Thousands of events and activities are being planned by organisations from every part of society for Climate Week. Showcasing real, practical ways to combat climate change, the week aims to renew our ambition to create a more sustainable, low-carbon future.

The campaign is supported by a Headline Partner Andrex Eco, and Supporting Partners: Crown Paints, Ecotricity and Shields Environmental. To find out more go to www.climateweek.com.

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