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Great Ideas for Christmas in Edinburgh

By at December 12, 2017 | 12:31 pm | 0 Comment

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(CC BY-SA 2.0) by caitriana Due to the worldwide fame of the Hogmanay celebrations, Edinburgh and other parts of Scotland are already a hugely popular destination for New Year’s Eve. What you might not already know, however, is that Edinburgh is one of the best places in the UK to spend the Christmas season as well. This is Edinburgh’s first Christmas

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Colour Collective at The Fruitmarket Gallery

By at October 24, 2017 | 1:50 pm | 0 Comment

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Fri 27 – Sun 29 Oct, 11am–6pm. We are extremely proud to present Colour Collective, an exhibition of artwork made by pupils from six local Edinburgh primary, secondary and special schools. Over the last month, 104 pupils have worked with artists Louise Fraser and Jenny Bell Harman to explore ideas generated by Brazilian artist Jac Leirner’s exhibition at The

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Take a trip around the world at Dynamic Earth

By at October 13, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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Finn Chomczuk age 4 explores the rainforest at Dynamic Earth, Edinburgh.

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This October half-term, Edinburgh’s five-star attraction Dynamic Earth is inviting visitors to embark on the adventure of a lifetime through Earth’s fascinating and varying environments, both at home and further afield. Throughout October half-term (14 – 22 October) Dynamic Earth is offering families the chance to become Earth Explorers with lots of exciting

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Get involved in Science Festival 2018!

By at October 12, 2017 | 5:18 pm | 0 Comment

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We're looking for teenagers to shape our 2018 Festival We're looking for teenagers to help make our 30th edition one to remember! Our brand new youth consultation panel is a chance to meet once a month, put forward ideas and help develop next year's Festival, which coincides with the Year of Young People. There is no pressure to know lots about science, we just

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Deep Sea World Octopus’ Garden For New Arrival

By at October 7, 2017 | 9:00 am | 0 Comment

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Aquarists at Deep Sea World have created a purpose-built display to welcome their newest eight-legged arrival. Staff at the North Queensferry wildlife attraction have constructed a naturally-themed habitat for the lesser, or curled octopus, complete with hidey holes, rockwork and seaweed. Found around the UK, curled octopus get their common name from their slender,

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Get involved in Scotland’s celebration of science!

By at August 11, 2017 | 8:00 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh Science Festival have launched their Call for Ideas for the 2018 Edinburgh International Science Festival, which will run from 31st March–15th April 2018. 2018 is a very special year as they mark the 30th edition with a programme themed around Life, the Universe and Everything. The call is open to anyone – individuals, groups or

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There’s lots of things to do in Edinburgh this Christmas!

By at November 27, 2016 | 9:01 am | 0 Comment

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As usual, there are many great attractions and things to do in Edinburgh this Christmas. If you ever find yourself in Edinburgh at this time of year, be sure to check out the ice-skating rink in St. Andrews Square or, if you are walking along Princes Street Gardens, the Edinburgh Christmas markets.  The Gardens remain the key feature for many families. If you

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Experiments in Space

By at November 26, 2016 | 1:24 am | 0 Comment

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Earlier this month Edinburgh Science Festival brought British ESA astronaut Tim Peake and NASA astronaut Tim Kopra together for Experiments in Space, a sold-out event held in the Usher Hall and hosted by space journalist and broadcaster Sarah Cruddas. During the event, the two crew-mates shared stories from their time living and working on the International Space

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Visitors Invited to Access all Areas at Aquarium

By at November 18, 2016 | 2:41 am | 0 Comment

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Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is inviting visitors to go behind the scenes with free ‘Access All Areas’ tours this weekend (November 19th-20th). The North Queensferry attraction is throwing open the doors to it off-show quarantine area to give the public the chance to view their collection of rare baby thornback and undulate rays. In September

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Dynamic Earth ‘Over the Moon’ to welcome Tim Peake

By at October 9, 2016 | 1:57 pm | 0 Comment

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5 October 2016 Britain’s first European Space Agency (ESA) astronaut, and national treasure, Tim Peake, will be visiting Edinburgh’s five-star attraction Dynamic Earth this autumn. On 17 October, families are invited to come and meet Tim Peake at Dynamic Earth. Tim began a 6 month mission to live and work on the International Space Station back in December 2015,

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