37 Results for year: 2018

December Newsletter

Celebrating the season & looking forward to 2019 Seven Sessions to Play Till the Break! It’s been a busy first half of the season. We’re particularly excited about the enthusiasm we’re seeing among beginner curlers. We weren't quite creative enough to come up with 12 Days of Curling Christmas, but hopefully you’ll enjoy a few ... More

Skip Barbara Watt Takes Henderson Bishop Playdowns

The Henderson Bishop playdowns were held from December 4 to 6 at Murrayfield Curling Rink. The winners were Barbara Watt (Skip), Jean Hammond (Third), Shona Watt (Second) and Lindsey Wilson (Lead), and the runners up were Currie & Balerno 1, Susan Kesley (Skip), Fran Stretton (Third), Morna Aitken (Second) and Jenny Barr (Lead). The final score was ... More

Edinburgh Curler Bruce Mouat Claims Gold at European Championships!

Please join us in celebrating Scotland’s win over Sweden at the 2018 European Curling Championships! Edinburgh native Bruce Mouat skipped his team to victory over defending champs Sweden in an exciting match this weekend. Read the latest from Scottish Curling Hear Bruce on Good Morning Scotland He’s not getting a break though; he’s off ... More

Spectacular Shots & Aggressive Games at Edinburgh International Senior Curling Championships

by Robin Copland When you give experienced curlers excellent curling ice, good things tend to happen. Guards appear in front of the house; teams call an aggressive game and try to use the guards; stones are in play and, occasionally, spectacular shots – be they draws, tap-backs, hits, raises, in-wicks, out-wicks, doubles, even trebles are attempted and ... More

November Newsletter

Below is a copy of our November Newsletter. December discounts, International photos, and more The Busy Season Thank you to everyone who made last weekend such a great success! In the Edinburgh International Seniors competition, the men’s final was won by skip Keith Prentice. The ladies top prize went to skip Margaret Robertson. You can ... More

Christmas Curling Offer for Members!

Looking for something fun to do with friends this December? Why not book a game of curling! Weekends in December – as well as the final week of the month – can be booked at a special members price of only £80 per sheet. Offer is intended for fun match play Free sessions can be viewed on our "Available Ice" calendar Non-members are welcome ... More

2018 Christmas Menu Available

Parsley & Thyme Catering are delighted to share the 2018 Christmas Menu! If you would like to book a Christmas meal, please contact Paul at 07789 280453 or paul@parsleyandthymecatering.co.uk. Curried Parsnip Soup ( v ) With crème fraiche and parsnip shavings Ham Hock and Apricot Terrine With a beetroot and horseradish chutney Caramelised ... More

Humidity Q&A with Rink Manager Scott Henderson

You will hopefully have noticed a big difference in ice level and consistency of curl this year. This is largely down to very consistent temperature control across the ice pad. The less ice, the easier it is for the plant to control the temperature – we have 1.5 inches of ice this year, whereas at the beginning of last season we had 3-4 inches, and 5-6 ... More

ECC Extraordinary General Meeting, Nov 12

Over the summer the Edinburgh Curling Club board contacted a firm of lawyers to review our current Memorandum of Association and produce Articles which are legal, up-to-date, and comply with current legislation. They combined the three documents we had into one fit for purpose set of Articles. It was hoped that at the AGM in September that the special ... More

Capital Curlers Celebrate New Energy Efficient Ice

Lord Provost Throws First Stone After £850,000 Upgrade Work has been completed on installing a new £850,000 ice pad at Edinburgh Curling Club at Murrayfield, with more than £500,000 raised by club members as part of a £1.1 million project which will include replacing the building’s external cladding. An estimated 1600 members from 80 clubs ... More