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.



Great Scientists of Midlothian

Archaeological Detectives

Moving Forwards from Ash Dieback

Visit the Moon

Travelling Museum of British Invention