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Recovery Walk Scotland 2017

"The most effective way to do it, is to do it."
Amelia Earhart


Recovery Walk Scotland 2017

Basic Facts

Recovery Walk Scotland 2017 is taking place in Dundee on Saturday 30th September 2017.

The theme this year is “Love Makes You Family”

Everyone is welcome; people in recovery, friends, families, treatment providers, supporters and next-door neighbours. The Walk and Recovery Festival is an opportunity for everyone to feel and see the benefits that recovery from addiction brings to Scotland.

Registrations for this free event are now closed.

ASSEMBLE on Marine Parade Walk, Dundee DD1 3AV.  Link here to Google Maps.

There is a DOWNLOADS section here with everything you might need to know.

The event comes in three parts - the timetable:

Roses in The River Tay - 11AM

We remember those we have lost to addictions in the last year, by speaking their names and placing roses on the river in their memory.

The Recovery Walk Procession - 12noon departs from Marine Parade Walk for Magdalen Green via the City Centre

We process musically and joyfully through the city centre of Dundee, making recovery visible, sharing the recovery love with the citizens of Dundee.

The Recovery Village and Festival - 12.45-4pm, Magdalen Green, Magdalen Yard Road, Dundee DD2 1BA

On Magdalen Green we will be hearing some inspiring sounds on the main stage from musicians and speakers. On the green a recovery tented recovery village will make its contribution to the festivities. Children’s activities and play area will make this a family friendly event.

The theme of the Festival and Walk this year is "Love Makes You Family".  Inspired by stories of family recovery, our Festival main stage recovery shares will be on this theme. They will be given by people in long term recovery.

What will be happening there?


We will be making a party in the Park together from what we can all bring to make it happen.