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Upcoming Events

Fun Science (Loanhead)

October 5 @ 11:0015:00

Silent Disco

October 5 @ 19:0021:00

Film Screening: First Man

October 5 @ 19:3021:30

Family Den Building

October 6 @ 10:3012:00

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Lost Limestone Quarries of Lothian

Join geologist Dr Mark Wilkinson from the University of Edinburgh to explore Midlothian’s long lost tropical climate and industry of making lime for agriculture.      

Fun Science (Loanhead)

A day filled with all kinds of science and YOU! Alongside our scientists and researchers we are inviting YOU to also come along to share a skill or hobby. Anything goes! Musical instruments, sewing, model building, wood work –  bring it along and get involved. there will of course be a whole variety of science…

Silent Disco

Back again for 2019 Dance like no one is watching or listening at our silent disco.  With lots of fun activities exploring music production, music technology and the science behind music too! We also need your help to create the playlist! What gets you on the dancefloor?  

Film Screening: First Man

Join Moorflix Community Cinema for a screening of the film about the life of Neil Armstrong, followed by a Q&A about Scottish space exploration.

A Geo-Introduction to the Pentlands

Join Dr Al McGowan for a hill walk in the Pentland’s and explore the fascinating geology, geomorphology and archaeology at various sites, with some superb views to be had too!  

Family Den Building

Up your den building skills with expert advice from Engineers at the University of Edinburgh. An adventure for all the family to design forage and build your own den.  

Dinos, Earth and Space

Calling all space and dinosaur fans! Start by blasting up to space exploring the wonders of our solar system, including whizzing meteorites, planets and stars! Take part in activities to search for life beyond Earth and learn about the planet we call home. Later dive back down to Earth and explore the exciting history of…

Light Lines Workshop

Draw with light using UV torches, experiment with colour shadows and experience the world from a different viewpoint using upside-down goggles! Uncover the mysteries of light through a series of amazing experiments. Discover how to split white light to reveal the full colour spectrum using prisms. Use torches to mix colours together to make white…

Making Radio Waves

A hand-on workshop exploring sound waves with Heriot-Watt researchers and how radio stations work, including a tour of Black Diamond FM’s studio.  

Geocaching

The techno way to treasure hunt with GPS / phone in hand. There are over 2212 caches around Dalkeith alone and millions all over the world. Come along and see how it happen and get involved!

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