Light show at Edinburgh landmark honours student’s charitable legacy

Light show at Edinburgh landmark honours student’s charitable legacy

LHundreds of fibre optic flowers will illuminate the University of Edinburgh’s Old College quadrangle to honour a remarkable student who founded a charity during her studies. Ellie Maxwell – who died from cancer ten years ago – launched charity Firefly International in 1999 while she was studying English and Philosophy. The twinkling lights mark the 20th anniversary of the Scottish charity, which supports children and young people in areas of conflict through art and education….

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