Call for Events and Ideas

Our ‘Call’ for events, activities and ideas is now OPEN.

Festival dates: Sat 5th – Sat 19th October 2019 

If you would like to take part in this years Midlothian Science Festival in October with an activity, event, workshop, talk, tour, drop-in activity, show or anything else,  please fill in the online form and submit by 12noon, Monday 13 May.


Please also have a read of the supporting document outlining our updated aims, community focus and Festival Contribution Fee’s in place for 2019.


Online form


Event & Ideas 2019 - Info Doc


Gala Days  – Here is a provisional list of dates for our science gala days.

Gala Day Date Location
Fun Science (general science) Saturday 5 Oct Loanhead
Dinos, Earth and Space Sunday 6 Oct Lasswade community campus
Blast from the Past (science from past 200 yrs) Friday 11 Oct (tbc) National Mining Museum
Easter Bush Open Day (by invitation only) Saturday 12 Oct Easter Bush
Feel Good Science (health and wellbeing) Sunday 13 Oct Danderhall Football club / miners
Fun Science (general science) Tuesday 15 Oct Penicuik community campus
Tiny Tots (Science for under 5’s) Thursday 17 Oct Dalkeith library & arts centre
Science Alive (life sciences) Saturday 19 Oct Newbattle Community Campus