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Ramblers Roadshow event – Dynamic Earth, Saturday 15 July 2017

Supported by Ramblers Walking Holidays, Ramblers Roadshow events aim to help members to find out more about how to get the most out of their Ramblers membership provides an opportunity for them to meet other members and volunteers and provides direct access to our walking experts and specialist partners.  It’s also an opportunity for members to learn more about our organisation and vision, what we do as a charity and the impact that we make, as well as the chance to develop or bush up on skills and knowledge as a walker or as a volunteer.

Each event is free* for Ramblers members.

Attendees can choose 1 x workshop or 2 x skills sessions:

  • Skills session – Basic First aid for walkers - This workshop is run by the British Red Cross and is aimed at anyone who wants to know more about dealing with emergencies whilst out walking. It will help you build your knowledge so that you feel confident if something ever goes wrong. 
  • Skills session – Introduction to map reading - The map skills session is for new walkers, or current walkers who would like to brush up on basic map reading skill.

  • Skills session - Planning your walk - This is for people who would like to find out more about what to do before going on a walk to make sure they have a fun and safe day. We’ll share best practice, tips on what to take and why, things to do before you go and useful advice for first time walkers.
  • Skills session - How to be Ambassadors for walking in Scotland Scotland’s access rights are among the best in the world but everyone needs to know their rights and responsibilities and the best way to promote and improve local paths. 
  • Using social media to promote your group - This workshop is aimed at volunteers who want to do more social media promotion. It will help you to identify and reach your target audience, create engaging messages and build an online community using social media.

Programme for the day

09:30am Arrive, registration, refreshments

10:00am Welcome   

Skills Session Choice 1

Workshop 1

Skills Session Choice 2

12:15pm Lunch and Market Place - visit our experts and specialists

Guest Speaker

Ask the experts – LIVE!

Volunteer awards

Thank you and close

16:00pm Walk(s) start

The event is now live - sign up today at https://ramblersvolunteerdays.eventbrite.co.uk/  
If you have any questions please email This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. or call on 02073398595 (Mon-Fri 9am-5pm).
Our thanks also go to the Lothian and Borders Area for their support and help with this event and we look forward to seeing you there!
Best Wishes
Ramblers Roadshow events team

Ramblers Roadshow Edinburgh is proud to be sponsored by Ramblers Walking Holidays.  Visit them in the market place on the day or for more information please visit https://www.ramblersholidays.co.uk/home