11th December Thomson’s Tower - Dr Neil’s Garden 1pm-5pm

Thomson’s Tower, designed by William Henry Playfair, and built in 1825 for the Duddingston Curling Society to store its stones. The upper floor was both a meeting place for the curlers and a studio for the respected artist the Rev. John Thomson, minister of Duddingston from 1805 till 1840. The Upper Chamber is an interpretation centre dedicated to the Garden, Duddingston Village, Playfair, Thomson and other interesting celebrities associated with the Garden.

There will be Christmas Wreath making 10th and 11th in Duddingston Kirk Hall, booking is essential and spaces are filling up. See http://www.drneilsgarden.co.uk/category/whats-on/ for details. The garden is open to all and is a pleasant place to stroll and enjoy the views.