May 15, 2020

In Robert Louis Stevenson’s time lives were often cut short by a catalogue of deadly diseases. Nowadays one expects to be spared from such threats, but not now. The ‘victim’ in this case is Treasure Coast 2020, and the deadly disease is COVID-19.

The programme was comin...

January 3, 2020

This is a good time to look back at one of the successes of the year; the Child’s Geocache of Verses. It has had enthusiastic feedback from many of its finders. It is not trivial to find, requires a bit of skill and is well worth the effort. I don’t want to give too mu...

November 23, 2019

Save the dates 12-19 September 2020! Treasure Coast 2020 support is building. We're absolutely delighted to add Fidra Gin as a new supporter. And it is great to have North Berwick Rotary as our first official Sponsor. We'll be using their generous support to help with...

October 13, 2019

We are well into planning for Treasure Coast 2020. Lots more information will appear about it in the coming months. A major joy is that courtesy of RSPB we will start events with an invasion of Fidra, inspiration for Robert Louis Stevenson’s Treasure Island. And we wil...

August 9, 2019

Here is an exciting new display "In the Footsteps" of Robert Louis Stevenson at North Berwick in the Lothians. It was lovingly created by a community art project. 

The beautiful poem about Swallows was published in 1916 long after his death. It has also been set to musi...

May 13, 2019

The certification of the European Network “In the Footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson” as a Cultural Route of the Council of Europe has been renewed.

Robert Louis Stevenson, the author of Treasure Island and The Strange Case of Dr Jekyll and Mr Hyde -and many other less...

April 25, 2019

We have added three treasure hunts to the site; a cryptic trail around North Berwick, an observation test at Seacliff and most recently a geocache at Yellowcraigs.

There must be plenty treasure to go around! Enjoy!

April 11, 2019

The Stevenson connection to East Lothian has received a welcome boost from some of its young people.

Musselburgh is one of its biggest towns, and its Roman Catholic primary school, Lorretto, staged two performances of a musical version of ‘Treasure Island’. Supported by...

January 11, 2019

We've completed the first stage of a big series of improvements to the web site. We've added some video samples of 'The Special Wander' accessed via its link at the foot of the 'Wanders' page. We've also added more insight under 'RLS Facts'. In 'Writings' we've added T...

November 23, 2018

We went to Noyon for the Annual General Meeting of the European Cultural Route 'In the Footsteps of Robert Louis Stevenson' of which we are members. Our representative Martin White was elected to its Board. We heard about future events in Bad Homburg in 2019 and then t...

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