Edinburgh Doors Open Day 2011

Saturday 24th & Sunday 25th September 2011. There will be 79 venues across the Capital offering one fantastic weekend for all – Saturday 24th and Sunday 25th September 2011. This gives the public open access to a variety of famous … Continue

Phoebe Traquair Murals

Phoebe Traquair Murals St Mary’s Episcopal Cathedral – Palmerston Place, Edinburgh The surfers paid a visit to the Murals with the St Mary’s Song School and were part of a group taken round by two very well informed guides. These beautiful … Continue

Armed Forces Day 2011

The people of Edinburgh have always been so proud of ‘our’ men and women who have been involved in any way in protecting our safety. The weekend was just fantastic and everyone involved in the planning of the event can … Continue

ACE IT 10th Birthday Celebrations

ACE IT held its 10th Birthday Party at the George Street offices and computer suite on Thursday 12th May 2011. Over 80 people attended on the day and everyone agreed it was a great success. Some of the original students … Continue

Information on Ceiling Medallions Sought!

Can You Help…? Information on Ceiling Medallions Sought! Please Note – photographs darkened to bring out details Since moving to our new home in Edinburgh’s famous George Street, many of our learners have remarked on the beautiful architecture of the … Continue

The Peoples War Group

The Peoples War Group ACE IT are currently updating the People War Display and would be grateful for any memorabilia which is sitting tucked away in some forgotten corner or cupboard, All donations would be gratefully accepted and will be … Continue

ACE IT Wins At Nominet Awards 2010

Everyone involved with ACE IT are delighted and thrilled at the news that once again all the hard work and effort invested by ACE IT staff and volunteers has resulted in yet another major national award. The Moose In The … Continue

Be Full Of Life… Get Up + Go!

The Get Up + Go programme 2009 brochure launch was held at Meadowbank Sports Centre on International Older People’s day, Thursday 1st October. We the Silver Surfers were to the fore as usual and enjoyed participating in the wide range … Continue

ACE IT Annual General Meeting 2009

ACE IT Annual General Meeting 2009 The ACE IT annual general meeting took place on Thursday 10th September at St Colm’s Church on Dalry Road. Staff, volunteers, learners and ex learners joined with the ACE IT board and guests from … Continue

Faith In Older People

While we enjoy getting out and about meeting new people and compiling material for our Surfers’ website – we also enjoy inviting folk to visit us at the ACE IT computer training suite during our Tuesday web club. This was … Continue

Traditional Christmas’s

The Surfers have been thinking about traditional Christmases in the past. We remember starting Christmas with Church Services before midnight with family and friends then home to mulled wine and mince pies. Children were put to bed to wait for … Continue

Jam Packed Full Of Life!

On Wednesday 1st October we the Silver Surfers and ACE IT staff and volunteers visited Meadowbank Sports Centre as part of the ‘Jam Packed Full Of Life’ celebrations of International Older People’s Day. The centre was certainly jam packed with … Continue

Age Concern Edinburgh AGM 2008

The ACE IT Annual General Meeting for 2007-2008 was held in St. Colm’s Church on Dalry Road on Monday 29th September 2008. Chaired by ACE IT Chairman John Elliot , a new and popular section of the meeting saw the … Continue

ACE IT Win National Award!

Nominet Best Practice Challenge 2008: Best Development Project! Following on from our recent article ‘Nominet Announces Best Practice Challenge Shortlist’ (View Article) …We are thrilled to announce that ACE IT won the nominated category ‘Best Development Project!’ Jenny Ridge and … Continue

Strategic Development Group For Older People

The Silver Surfers attended a Seminar covering strategic development for older people in Edinburgh hosted in the City Chambers on 13th May. This was well attended by groups representing older people across Edinburgh. The Seminar was opened by Mary Wycherley, … Continue

Surfers Info Day 2007

On Tuesday 11th September ACE IT held an information day at Alexander Graham Bell House at the invitation of the Age And Disability Action team of BT. The staff were asked to bring along their parents and any older members … Continue

ACE IT At The Get Up +Go Awards 2007

ACE IT – Winners of the ‘Promoting Intergenerational Projects within the City of Edinburgh’ Section at Get Up +Go Awards 2007 In the past year ACE IT has turned its visionary eye to the young of today: many concerns and … Continue

Surfers At ACE IT Intergenerational Project

Edinburgh Silver Surfers & Mark Scott Leadership for Life Awards – Intergenerational Project We were recently invited by ACE IT to participate in ‘The Intergenerational Technology Project’ of the Mark Scott Leadership for Life Awards – where we met with … Continue

Veterans’ Tea Dance

This event was organised by CSV Scotland – presented by Brid Cullen – and was held in the Friends’ Meeting Hall in Victoria Terrace on Wednesday 20th July and was attended by Honor, Kath, Margaret P. and Madge from the … Continue

The War To End All Wars

There are now so few people left who took part in the 1914-18 War that reminiscences and knowledge is fading fast or being lost altogether. Apart from official records which tend to be cold and dispassionate, the real nuggets – … Continue

BBC Visit The Surfers

The day the Silver Surfers met ‘Auntie’ – The Surfers appear in BBC training video Lindsey and her Production Team came to Dalry House a week ago to make an in-house training video about the BBC’s intention of encouraging companies … Continue

About Dalry House

About Dalry House — “Original Hame of the Edinburgh Silver Surfers” Today Dalry House is situated in a side street off one of Edinburgh’s busiest suburban roads. Now it is surrounded by tenement flats and has one of the local … Continue