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The Edinburgh Academy Bicentennial

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We are fast approaching a landmark anniversary – 200 years of delivering top-quality education! We will celebrate this incredible milestone with a series of Bicentennial Celebrations and events over the next few years (see the diary of events below, all dates TBC). We look forward to recognising the accomplishments of the last 200 years and look forward to what may come in the future.

EA Foundation Stone Event

Friday 30th June 2023 (Exhibition)
Launch of the Bicentennial.

Clacken and Slate

Spring 2024
Updated publication – the new history of the school – by Accie, Richard McLauchlan. Digitised Archive Project completion.

Exhibition 2024

Friday 28th June 2024
Exhibition followed by New Field Garden Party.

EA Gala Dinner & Auction

Friday 16th or Saturday 17th August 2024 (TBC)
Fundraising dinner and campaign for Bicentennial Fund.

EA Historical Exhibition

August 2024
Historical archive exhibition and open house events as part of Edinburgh Festival.

Walk in the Pentlands

Saturday 10th & Sunday 11th August 2024
200 Munro summits in 24-hours to acknowledge the 150 Munros completed in 1974.

200 Munro Dinner & Drinks

Friday 30th August 2024
Celebration of all those who climbed mountain peaks.

Bicentennial School Photo

September 2024

Founders’ Day

Tuesday 1st October (Royal Visit)
Founders’ Day service.

Founders’ Weekend

Saturday 5th October 2024
EA Sporting Festival and Bicentennial Dinner.

London Accie Gala Dinner & Auction

Saturday 12th or Sunday 13th October 2024 (TBC)

EA Creates: Art & Music Festival

November/December 2024 (Date TBD)
Festival of all creative arts.

Exhibition 2025 (the 200th Exhibition)

Friday 27th June 2025
Closing of Bicentennial Celebrations.


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