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Upcoming Events

Science Alive

October 6 @ 11:0016:00

Film: Arrival

October 6 @ 19:0021:00

Walkie Talkies

October 7 @ 11:0012:30

Wild Science

October 7 @ 12:0016:00

Vogrie Autumn Geocache

October 7 @ 13:0016:00

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Science Alive

Explore the science of life! What does a bumblebee look like up close? How does the body fight disease? Whats so amazing about the brain? Join us to find out. Use our microscopes to make your own discoveries, experience our science tattoos, identify infected cells, and try out many other hands on activities on a…

Film: Arrival

Join Moorflix Community Cinema for the film about a linguist who is recruited by the military to communicate with alien lifeforms, followed by a discussion led by experts in linguistics. arrive at 6:30pm for a 7:00pm start. adults £6, children £3, family £15.

Walkie Talkies

They say you can’t teach an old dog new tricks, but you and your dog can join us for a walk dedicated to exploring the science of dog behaviour and health with the Midlothian Dog Training Club and scientists from The Roslin Institute.  Come along Sunday 7th from 11am-12:30pm.

Wild Science

Get close-up and hands-on with really wild scientists to discover more about the environment around us that we share with so many other living things. Find out all about busy bees, build your own bug and bird houses, collect and analyse soil and water samples for evidence of life and explore the science all around…

The Lost Limestone Quarries of Lothian

A walk from Vogrie Country Park with a geologist from Edinburgh University shows that Midlothian was once the scene of lime production. The old quarries tell a tale of warm tropical seas from millions of years ago, as well as much more recent human efforts to improve soils for agriculture. There will be two walks…

Vogrie Autumn Geocache

Geocache is the techno way to treasure hunt with GPS or phone in hand. There are over 2212 caches around Dalkeith alone and millions around all over the world. Come along and see how it happens, find the cache of the day and head off into the sunset to find caches. Drop-in on Sunday 7th…

World of Plastic

Want to save the planet? Join real life scientists to discover the harmful effects that plastic has on everything around us and become a superhero in the war against plastic. Explore the ways you can replace and reuse plastic every day to protect our environment and let our scientists lead you through their fascinating ideas,…

Laughter Lounge: Yoga

Can we giggle ourselves healthier, or is that just silly? Come to the library and have a giggle with us as we explore, discuss and try out the science of laughter! Book yourself in for Monday 8th from 6pm-7:30pm. Please note that this is an active session and therefore may not be suitable for people…

Discovering Burke

Back by popular demand.. Join Janet Philp, the author of “Burke – Now and Then” to unearth the tale behind Edinburgh’s most infamous serial killers. Book yourself in for Monday 8th from 7pm-9pm.  

Bringing Back The Bees

Beekeeping 101 from Newbattle Beekeepers Association and a talk from Roslin institute researchers on mapping honey bee health and genetic diversity. Book yourself in for Monday 8th from 7pm – 9pm  

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