An escape room! Your team must work to crack codes in order to escape. Using real biological codes. Brilliant fun for teenagers and adults.. All must contribute.
Come and enjoy an evening in the newly refurbished historic Corn Exchange, hear about the history of photography and view a Victorian travelogue of historic images using a magic lantern!
It's the 20th Anniversary of the birth of Dolly the Sheep at the Roslin Institute and this pop up exhibition at Ikea from 10th to 18th OCt will show of the memories collected. Add a contribution via our Dolly Memories Postcard.
Join us at the library as we entice you to learn about physics, maths and brains! Through fun, interactive activities, researchers from the University of Edinburgh will show you a little of their world.
Drop into Ikea and make a glow in the dark night-light and have some fluorescence fun. Learn why some things light up in the darkness then have a go at making some glowing objects of your own.
Give your brain cells a workout at our traditional pub quiz. Get a team together (maximum 6). Yes, there will be a science round - and a Dolly the Sheep prize!
Join in the fun as we transform the Glencorse centre and explore the amazing world of Volcanoes and Dinosaurs in a series of workshops and drop in activities.
This year we present the superb dome film experience Cell! Cell! Cell! This is the story of the trillions of cells that form our bodies, from our beginnings as a single cell to the complexity of a whole body: it’s the story of who we are. Come and view inside the full dome from Cosmos! Film costs £2, There are lots of slots during the day. Book online to make sure you get a slot to experience Cell! Cell! Cell! *arrive 5 mins before hour showing time.
'Light' entertainment for all the family! Make and bring along a lantern for the parade and maybe win a prize! Music, and reflections on the science of light.
Visit the University of Edinburgh’s Easter Bush Campus and see behind the scenes at The Roslin Institute building, home to scientists from The Roslin Institute and Scotland’s Rural College. Meet our scientists and vets from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies, hear about their work, take a tour of the building and get hands-on with fun activities suitable for all the family. Dolly’s café at The Roslin Institute will be open...
Ever wondered why dogs do what they do or why they look as they do? Find out with experts in dog behaviour and canine researchers from the Royal (Dick) School of Veterinary Studies and The Roslin Institute at the University of Edinburgh, at a fun afternoon of dog science for all the family (dogs included). Ask our panel of experts all your dog behaviour questions and find out how scientists are linking dog’s DNA to everything from the...
Join a Penicuik Estate Ranger as we hunt for these fascinating creatures during an evening stroll around the estate.
Come and learn about Robot driving. A fun session with lots of Robots to try your driving skills on!
With Rockets to build and launch, and some friendly scientists to talk you through some hands on experiements, this will be an afternoon of super science in your library!
Love video games? Have a great idea for a video game, but you don’t know where to begin? Come and learn how to create and design your very own video game using an Xbox controller.
An evening with a short talk and discussion from a range of people who live and work with cancer.
Learn from Dr Brian Moffat how Augustinian monks used herbs and remedies, and about the methods used to discover (Midlothian Hospital) Soutra's secrets.