Scotland: An Unexpected Global Hub for Surf Therapy – Fringe by the Sea
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Scotland: An Unexpected Global Hub for Surf Therapy

Friday 4th August, 2023
Lodge Stage, Lodge Grounds
11am – 12noon


Surf therapy is on the rise, being used for populations as broad as military veterans in the United States, ex-child soldiers in Somalia, and people recovering from strokes in the Netherlands. Find out how Scotland has become an unlikely hub for this global phenomenon with speakers: Andy Hadden – Founder of Lost Shore Surf Resort, Scotland’s first inland surf resort; Alison Young – Coordinator at the Wave Project Scotland, an award-winning charity using surf therapy to support young people facing mental health challenges; Dr Jamie Marshall – Research fellow at Edinburgh Napier University and director at the International Surf Therapy Organisation. Ticket proceeds will go towards supporting the Wave Project.

This is a seated event.