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February Social 2024Pollock Halls, Tuesday 20th February

Alison Harding reports: “It was a chilly evening when ESOC members gathered outside the Commonwealth Pool, looking enviously at the warm interior. However Sabine soon made us forget that as she explained the event we were about to do - it seemed complicated! Everyone gathered in teams of two or thr

Wed 21 Feb 2024Read more…

Burns Night Social - 2024Monday 22 January

ESOC’s Burns Night festivities featured a score orienteering activity in and around the Burdiehouse Burn, Liberton, followed by the legendary ESOC Burns supper. Eleanor Pyrah (planner of the orienteering) sent this report.

Wed 24 Jan 2024Read more…

Hair of the Dog social - 2024Tuesday 2nd January

The annual Hair of the Dog event saw an excellent turnout of ESOC members; more being in attendance than any year in recent memory. It was cool and dry overhead, but very muddy/wet underfoot particularly on the grassy areas. Once underway however it was very pleasant indeed!

Tue 2 Jan 2024Read more…

November Social 2023The Meadows/Bruntsfield, Monday 6 November

At this social, there was a choice of a Hash run or foot Turf event, both offering interesting exploration of the surrounding area.

Tue 7 Nov 2023Read more…

October Social 2023Silverknowes, Tuesday 10 October

Everyone enjoyed this social, which offered a choice of orienteering or turfing, with drinks and chat afterwards.

Thu 12 Oct 2023Read more…

September Social 2023Stockbridge, Tuesday 12 September

This social featured an unusual format for the orienteering, with multiple maps, as well as a Turf event, with zones named after well-known games.

Sat 16 Sept 2023Read more…

June Social 2023Monday 19th June, Pentland Skyline Run

The run was followed by a meal at the Steading

Thu 22 Jun 2023Read more…

May Social 2023Tuesday 30th May, Musselburgh Lagoons

Canoe orienteering, possibly a first for ESOC!

Fri 2 Jun 2023Read more…

April social 2023Currie, Tuesday 18 April

Another well-attended social, with MapRun orienteering courses and a spice-themed Turf event.

Wed 19 Apr 2023Read more…

March Social 2023Loanhead, Tuesday 21 March

This well-attended social featured orienteering or turfing, with drinks afterwards.

Wed 22 Mar 2023Read more…

February Social 2023Cramond foreshore, Tuesday 21 February

Another enjoyable social - a MapRun score event on a brand new map, followed by refreshments.

Sat 25 Feb 2023Read more…

Burns Night Social - 2023Monday 23 January

Mark Rowe reports on ESOC’s Burns Night festivities.

Thu 26 Jan 2023Read more…

Hair of the Dog social - 2023Monday 2 January

Mark Rowe (ESOC's Social Co-ordinator) reports from the New Year social.

Mon 2 Jan 2023Read more…

November Social 2022Portobello, Tuesday 8 November

This social offered a choice of orienteering or turfing, with a chance to catch up over drinks afterwards.

Thu 10 Nov 2022Read more…

October Social 2022Penicuik, Tuesday 11 October

The October social took place on a fine evening and was well-attended, with a street score event or a foot turf event, followed by drinks.

Thu 13 Oct 2022Read more…

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