Events for Adults

The following events are specifically aimed at Adults.
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Events labelled ALL may also be of interest – please see general listings.
Some of these events are also open to families. Please see individual listings for details.

8th Oct – Smuts, rusts and plant diseases at Vogrie country park with Royal Botanical Garden Edinburgh (Workshop)

8th Oct – Radical Reads – book related discussion

SOLD OUT 8th and 15th Oct – Beauty Lab – Make your own Beauty products (workshop)

SOLD OUT 10th Oct –  Stewart Brewery Tour

11th Oct – Cafe Invention – discussion and visit onto the Travelling Museum of British Invention bus.

13th Oct – New Event: The Real Facts about Climate Change – Film: “An Inconvenient Truth” followed by discussion with with Emeritus Professor Roy Thompson, School of GeoSciences, University of Edinburgh.

13th Oct Cosmic Rays and Particle Physics –  walk and demonstration

15th Oct – Ancient Mysteries Uncovered – (archaeology workshop and talk)

15th Oct – Rock and Roll Ramble – 10 mile guided walk with ranger and old rocker (walk)

16th Oct – Science in the saddle – 13.5 mile cycle write with Roslin Institute Scientists and a ranger

17th Oct – Ash Dieback – the story so far – with Dr Matt Elliot from Forest Research (Talk and Q&A)

17th Oct – Sweet Perfection – science of pudding (demonstration and tasting)

18th Oct – Behind the scenes at Roslin Biocentre (tours and talks)

Deadline – 18th Oct – Cake-a-licious– design a cake competition, with a chance to get yours baked by Edinburgh College.

18th Oct – The Future of our woodlands – with Forestry commission and Forestry Research (Talk / Discussion)

SOLD OUT  18th Oct – Heavens Above – Film, talk and Star Gazing Workshop at Rosslyn Chapel

SOLD OUT 18th Oct – Meet the cows – Langhill Farm Tour – 21st century working farm (tour)

19th Oct –  Genes brains and ipads – Neuroscience Talk with Edinburgh Neuroscience, University of Edinburgh

19th Oct –  Science of stone buildings at Rosslyn Chapel (tour and discussion)

20th Oct – Ticks, Viruses and Nobel Prizes – 6km guided walk with a scientist

20th Oct – Mind yer brain – Neuroscience Film and discussion event with Edinburgh Neuroscience University of Edinburgh and Moorflix.

 

Exhibitions: 

Great Scientists of Midlothian

Archaeological Detectives

Moving Forwards from Ash Dieback

Visit the Moon

Travelling Museum of British Invention