2020

17th – 25th OCTOBER

NEW VIRTUAL FESTIVAL DATES

Midlothian Science Festival 2021 Update
Oct12

Midlothian Science Festival 2021 Update

Due to the ongoing impacts of the COVID-19 pandemic on our capacity to plan and deliver in-person events, the Midlothian Science Festival public programme is taking a break for 2021. If you’d like to read, watch, listen and do some science at home, you can still check out many of the online activities curated for our 2020 online programme via our news feed. However we are delighted that for a second year running we have a fantastic...

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Oct12

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Midlothian Science Festival
Oct12
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Day 9 Sunday 25th
Oct24

Day 9 Sunday 25th

Welcome to Day 9, the final day of our first virtual Midlothian Science Festival. Each day we’ve been releasing a new page of links to content about the science on your doorstep, and further afield. Every day there are things to read, videos to watch and of course experiments for you to do at home! Only just found out about the Festival? Don’t worry, all of the content will be staying online and you can check out days one...

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Day 8 Saturday 24th
Oct23

Day 8 Saturday 24th

Welcome to Day Eight of our first virtual Midlothian Science Festival. Each day we’ll release a new page of links to content about the science on your doorstep, and further afield. Every day there’ll be things to read, videos to watch and of course experiments for you to do at home! Today we have live events at 2pm and 4pm (book your free place using the links below) as well as a selection of activities to do at any time....

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Day 7 Friday 23rd October
Oct22

Day 7 Friday 23rd October

Welcome to Day Seven of our first virtual Midlothian Science Festival. Each day we’ll release a new page of links to content about the science on your doorstep, and further afield. Every day there’ll be things to read, videos to watch and of course experiments for you to do at home! Today we have live events at 2pm and 5pm (book your free place using the links below) as well as a selection of activities to do at any time....

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Day 6 Thursday 22nd
Oct21

Day 6 Thursday 22nd

Welcome to Day Six of our first virtual Midlothian Science Festival. Each day we’ll release a new page of links to content about the science on your doorstep, and further afield. Every day there’ll be things to read, videos to watch and of course experiments for you to do at home! Today we have live events at 2pm and 5pm (book your free place using the links below) as well as a selection of activities to do at any time. As...

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Day 5 Wednesday 21st
Oct20

Day 5 Wednesday 21st

Welcome to Day Five of our first virtual Midlothian Science Festival. Each day we’ll release a new page of links to content about the science on your doorstep, and further afield. Every day there’ll be things to read, videos to watch and of course experiments for you to do at home! Today we have three special live events at 10am, 2pm and 5pm (book your free place using the links below) as well as a selection of activities...

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Day 4 Tuesday 20th
Oct19

Day 4 Tuesday 20th

Welcome to Day four of our first virtual Midlothian Science Festival. Each day we’ll release a new page of links to content about the science on your doorstep, and further afield. Every day there’ll be things to read, videos to watch and of course experiments for you to do at home! Today we have two more special live events at 2pm and 5pm (book your free place using the links below) as well as a selection of activities to...

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Day 3 Monday 19th
Oct18

Day 3 Monday 19th

Welcome to Day Three of our first virtual Midlothian Science Festival. Each day we’ll release a new page of links to content about the science on your doorstep, and further afield. Every day there’ll be things to read, videos to watch and of course experiments for you to do at home! Today we have two special live events at 2pm and 5pm (book your free place using the links below) as well as a selection of activities to do...

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Day 2 Sunday 18th
Oct17

Day 2 Sunday 18th

Welcome to Day Two of our first virtual Midlothian Science Festival. Each day we’ll release a new page of links to content about the science on your doorstep, and further afield. Every day there’ll be things to read, videos to watch and of course experiments for you to do at home! As ever, the Midlothian Science Festival is all about sharing science with people in Midlothian, and we need your help! Spread the news, follow...

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Day 1 Saturday 17th
Oct16

Day 1 Saturday 17th

Welcome to Day One of our first virtual Midlothian Science Festival. Each day we’ll release a new page of links to content about the science on your doorstep, and further afield. Every day there’ll be things to read, videos to watch and of course experiments for you to do at home! As ever, the Midlothian Science Festival is all about sharing science with people in Midlothian, and we need your help! Spread the news, follow...

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Live Online Events book from 12pm Wednesday 14th October
Oct13

Live Online Events book from 12pm Wednesday 14th October

We have live online events for you from Monday 19th October until the 24th. Each day the scientists from Fun Science will be running two shows, which you can get involved in and equipment lists are provided. We will be joining the scientists from the Wellcome Centre for Cell Biology in Edinburgh and their fellow researchers in Nepal live at 10am on Wednesday 21st All of these events should be booked in advance which allows us to...

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2020 Festival Launch, 6 days to go!
Oct11

2020 Festival Launch, 6 days to go!

It’s almost here our 9th Midlothian Science Festival. The fun starts on Saturday 17th October. Due to the situation we are entirely online this year but this has allowed us to expand our offerings and we have gone international! Some highlights for this year: Frog Friday – A series of videos from Manchester University Join researchers in Nepal and Edinburgh for a live show A series of talks from our friends in Poland at...

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Festival 2020 – to go online
Jul13

Festival 2020 – to go online

It is with regret that we announce that, due to the impact on Covid-19 on public events, this year’s Midlothian Science Festival will not go ahead as planned in October. Instead of face-to-face events, we’re aiming to work with our partners to offer a selection of free science activities that individuals and families can do at home during the October break. These will be promoted via our website and social media channels, so please...

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