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.
A science-themed soft play session for little ones and a chance for their carers to meet Roslin Institute scientists working on reproductive biology.
An evening with a short talk and discussion from a range of people who live and work with cancer.
Come to these lovely workshops featuring light and it’s uses in everyday technologies by using movement, dance, music and fun interactive activities.
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.
Find the answers to many interesting questions at the mobile hands-on science centre from the University of Edinburgh. It features more than fifty incredible activities involving ideas from across the sciences.
One of our most popular events returns! This amazing day of life science fun includes many hands on activities, games and shows. No need to book, just drop in.
Join Moorflix Community Cinema for a film screening of Blockbuster hit ‘The Theory of Everything’, a film about the life of Steven Hawkings.
Through interactive games, a short film, and a 'talk show' atmosphere with comedienne Susan Morrison and a panel the show presents the work of Edinburgh researchers into the ageing brain.
Explore the wonders of the paranormal with Dr Caroline Watt from the Koestler Parapsychology unit and participate in a series of experiments.
Harald Haas is the pioneer behind a new type of light bulb that can communicate as well as illuminate – access the Internet using light instead of radio waves. Come and hear about this first hand.
Join the rangers in Roslin Glen to explore the world of science: exposive rockets!, workshops, guided plant walks, geology, communications, and teas 'n' cake.
Meet scientists and vets from University of Edinburgh’s Easter Bush Campus, hear about their work and get hands-on with fun activities suitable for all the family.
Learn from Dr Brian Moffat how Augustinian monks used herbs and remedies, and about the methods used to discover (Midlothian Hospital) Soutra's secrets.
Light entertainment for all the family! Festival atmosphere, delicious food, music, lanterns and a stunning light exhibition at Dalkeith Kings Park.
Join the Rangers on a minbeast hunt around Vogrie and then get your scientist hats on to examine them under the microscope.
More eagerly anticipated than a Glastonbury ticket launch day all the Midlothian Science Festival Events are now LIVE and available for booking right here, right now! Let’s see how quickly we can fill those seats… and remember that some of the events are limited space-wise and we wouldn’t want you to miss out. You can search the Events by Venue, type etc. and don’t forget to download a brochure to whet your...
Itching to book cool science events? Well, you will be able to in less than 48 hrs as the the events will go LIVE on Wed 9th @ 9am. Get in quick and you won’t miss out on some of this year’s hot tickets.
Well it’s what you have been waiting for and it’s now ready to DOWNLOAD so fingers on the button… GO!! You can Download it using the link at the top of the page or the button below or even just the word “Download” at the start of this sentence! Download Brochure (no. 2,832)...