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October 2015

Free

Unbelievable: The Science of the Paranormal at Dalkeith Library

Tue October 6, 2015 @ 15:0016:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom

Explore the wonders of the paranormal - whether you are a believer, a sceptic, or curious, come and join Dr Caroline Watt from the Koestler Parapsychology unit and participate in a series of experiments that will uncover the truth about dowsing, telepathy and psychic readings. This will be a fascinating insight into the power of the mind, and blow the Derren Brown phenomenon to dust. Suitable for adults only, free but limited spaces so please book your seat below or at…

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Free

Turing Test – Man or Machine?

Wed October 7, 2015 @ 13:0014:00
Crystalmount Sheltered Housing Centre, Dalkeith, High Street
Dalkeith, EH22 1DQ United Kingdom
Turing Test

Can humans create a machine with the same intelligence as a human brain? In the 1940’s after contributing to the success of World War II, Alan Turing set out to do just this and developed a simple test of machine intelligence. Come and hear Dr. Mark Sprevak from Eidyn’s Research Centre talk about Alan Turing’s work and life and even try the famous Turing Test on some of the best machine intelligence. This event is open to everyone who would like to…

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Free

History of Engineering in Midlothian

Wed October 7, 2015 @ 18:3020:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom

Midlothian has a rich history of engineering. Entertaining and informative talk with Mctaggart Scott, an engineering company based in Midlothian since 1898. Some of the biggst events over the last 100 years have shaped the development of the science of engineering, including two world wars. This talk will expand your understanding of these developments. This event is for adults, it’s free but due to space limitations booking is essential. Please click below to reserve your space or you can book at…

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Free

Dino Day

Thu October 15, 2015 @ 12:0015:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom

A pre-historic fun day!  Dig for fossils, talk to experts, play dino games.  Mr Woods Fossil shop open! Feast your eyes on our range of dino books. Colouring-in competition with prizes!

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Free

Reading into… Mental Health

Thu October 15, 2015 @ 16:0017:00
Danderhall Library, 1a Campview
Danderhall , Midlothian EH22 1QD United Kingdom
Book - The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox

Open book event: The Vanishing Act of Esme Lennox by Maggie O'Farrel. Come along and discuss the fascinating life of Esme Lennox: "a woman edited out of her family's history, and of the secrets that come to light when, sixty years later, she is released from care, and a young woman, Iris, discovers the great aunt she never knew she had." Discuss this fantastic novel set in the Indian Colonies in the 1930s over a refreshing cup of tea. Dr…

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Free

Park in the Dark

Fri October 16, 2015 @ 17:0020:00
Dalkeith Kings Park, 20 Croft Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 3BA United Kingdom
park in the dark

Light entertainment for all the family! Festival atmosphere, music, dancing, lanterns and a stunning light exhibition. From 5pm in St Davids Church - Stunning Holographic Light Exhibition from Holoxica Ltd. We also partner with the Science Ceilidh Band, and Black Diamond Radio for what is sure to be a memorable evening. Hot food available! Dress warmly.  Free and wheelchair accessible. Some ideas for the Lantern Workshop can be found in this pdf download   Program of Events: 5.00-6.00 pm Lantern Workshop in the Pavillion. 5.15-5.45 pm Hula…

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Free

Robokids

Sat October 17, 2015 @ 10:0012:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom

Come and learn about Robot driving!  A fun session with lots of Robots to try your driving skills on!      

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October 2016

Free

Midlothian Rocket Blast – Build Dalkeith

Mon October 10, 2016 @ 15:3017:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom
Library Rocket Launches

Come and build a bottle Rocket with us today, and then launch at Kingspark on the 10th October from 3.30pm - 5pm, or at one of our other launch dates. 11th Oct - Roslin Park 3.30pm - 5pm 15th Oct - Lasswade Centre - 1pm - 3pm 17th Oct - Danderhall Library 1pm - 3pm 22nd Oct  - Penicuik Library 11am - 12.30pm 22nd Oct - Mayfield Library 2pm - 3.30pm You can build a rocket at home using a…

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Free

Phantasmagoria – fantastic images!

Thu October 13, 2016 @ 19:0021:00
Dalkeith Corn Exchange, 200, High Street
Dalkeith, eh22 1az United Kingdom
Victorian camera

The development of photography during the nineteenth century enabled images to be captured permanently and displayed either as prints or as slides projected onto a screen using a 'magic lantern.' Scotland played a major part in this story through the work of scientists such as James Clerk Maxwell and David Brewster, while photographers such as Hill & Adamson and George Washington Wilson brought the images to a wider public. Tom & Winnie Stevenson will outline the history of photography and…

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Free

Coding Club Taster Session

Sat October 15, 2016 @ 11:0012:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom

Have you ever wanted to make your own games and animations? Come along to this free, fun taster for coding at Dalkeith Library and you'll be well on your way!  David, our friendly coding club volunteer, and star library assistant has been learning all kinds of secrets to share with you!

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Free

Science of Smoothies

Wed October 19, 2016 @ 10:3012:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom
Girl on the smoothie bike

Join library staff as they reflect on the science behind the smoothie!  We will think about how many areas of science are involved in what it takes to produce a lip smacking smoothie.  Energy and fresh ingredients will be in no short supply!

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Free

Early Birds SCI-FUN

Thu October 20, 2016 @ 10:0011:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom
Sci-Fun hover - Additional Support Needs

This session of the SCI-FUN interactive roadshow is open for children and adults with autism spectrum disorders and their families. With many hands on activities and providing an immersive and interactive science experience, the team have considerable experience of helping those with ASD traits.

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Free

SCI FUN

Thu October 20, 2016 @ 11:0016:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom
Sci-Fun hover

The SCI-FUN Roadshow is a well-established scheme run by the University of Edinburgh that focuses on providing an immersive and interactive science experience for schools.

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October 2017

Free

Rocket Blast Competition Build Dalkeith Library

Fri October 6, 2017 @ 08:0017:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom

Come along to Lasswade library and build a bottle Rocket with us today from 3:30pm - 5:00pm on Monday the 2nd. Launch it the same location a week later on moday 9th 3:30pm - 5:00pm. You can build a rocket at home using a fizzy drink bottle.  Instructions .

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PUB QUIZ spelt out in scrabble letters

Pub Quiz

Sun October 8, 2017 @ 20:0022:30
The Justinlees, 1-5 Dalhousie Rd
Dalkeith, EH22 3AT United Kingdom
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Give your brain cells a workout - a straight up pub quiz with the odd serious, humorous and at times tenuous science questions thrown in for good measure  

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Free

Outer space – The Next Empire

Tue October 17, 2017 @ 18:3020:00
Dalkeith Library, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, Midlothian EH22 1AE United Kingdom

Join Matjaz Vidmar, Space innovation researcher, and Pippa Goldschmidt, an acclaimed science fiction author, to debate the future of human activity beyond the Earth An hour of literary drama, comedy and  discussion with the audience, the pair will be exploring big questions such as: Who does outer space belong to?  Are humans its only intelligent tenants/owner-occupiers? Will colonising space soon become our business-as-usual? and should we be doing it at all?  

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Dalkeith Science Gala Day

Wed October 18, 2017 @ 11:0015:00
Dalkeith Arts Centre, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, EH22 1AE United Kingdom
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Roll Up, Roll Up and prepare for some mind-boggling and mind-blowing science! Explore how we see colour, discover how holograms work and make your very own blueprint using UV light. Also, help save the planet and build a renewable city, make a mini wind-turbine and see how right here in Midlothian we convert “trash to gas”.

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Free

The Science Behind Colour

Wed October 18, 2017 @ 14:0015:00
Dalkeith Arts Centre, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, EH22 1AE United Kingdom

Ever wondered how you can see so many colours? This demo-rich talk will introduce you to the science behind colour vision. Suitable for over 12yrs and adults. (not for young children)  

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Free

The Chemistry Brothers

Thu October 19, 2017 @ 10:3011:30
Dalkeith Arts Centre, 2 White Hart Street
Dalkeith, EH22 1AE United Kingdom

Expect bangs, flames and foam in a classic show of exciting experiments and have fun with Scotland’s "Dangerous Duo"*! Come along and see Paul Murray and Robin Andrews as their vibrant show returns with a bang (or five). There might even be a song... (*note: only their singing is dangerous)  

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October 2018

Free

World of Plastic

Mon October 8, 2018 @ 10:0014:00
Edinburgh College, 46 Dalhousie Road
Dalkeith, EH22 3FR United Kingdom

Want to save the planet? Join real life scientists to discover the harmful effects that plastic has on everything around us and become a superhero in the war against plastic. Explore the ways you can replace and reuse plastic every day to protect our environment and let our scientists lead you through their fascinating ideas, research and experiments to help save our cities, oceans and animals. Come along Monday 8th from 10am-2pm to join in! Brought to you by InterSci…

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