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Our 2018 Generation Science programme is now live!

By at October 6, 2017 | 12:50 am | 0 Comment

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Edinburgh Science Festival are delighted to announce that their Generation Science team are now poised to bring exciting, interactive science lessons into primary schools all over Scotland! Know a school that might be interested? They would love to chat to them – email them at generationscience@scifest.co.uk  or download the programme

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Mind The Gap tackles learning disability & parenthood

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

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Mind The Gap’s Mia: Daughters of Fortune is at Summerhall – 8 to 27th August 2017 Having kids is not an easy decision: Can I cope?  Can I afford it? Have I got enough room? Will I be a good Mum?  Will I screw it up? Now imagine making these decisions if you have a learning disability. Woah – wait a minute… Learning-disabled parents? Erm, can they do

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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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An “Eggs-traterrestrial” Easter at Dynamic Earth

By at March 28, 2016 | 4:43 pm | 0 Comment

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Easter is set to be “eggstra” special at Edinburgh’s five-star attraction, Dynamic Earth, with a whole host of space-themed events and activities. From 28 March until 7 April a series of interactive events, talks and workshops – some of which are organised in conjunction with the Edinburgh International Science Festival – will be aiming to drive children’s

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Easter Fun at Deep Sea World

By at March 15, 2016 | 1:52 am | 0 Comment

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Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is inviting visitors to dive in to a fun packed Easter Eggs-travaganza (Saturday, March 25th – Sunday, April 10th). There will be the chance to take part in Shark Easter Egg Hunts featuring real live shark and ray egg-cases! See baby sharks wriggling inside their protective ‘mermaids’ purses’, touch real egg

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Edinburgh Premiere for Tractor Ted

By at October 21, 2015 | 6:50 pm | 0 Comment

Tractor Ted hits the big screen

BIG SCREEN PREMIERE FOR THE UK’S FAVOURITE LITTLE GREEN TRACTOR Tractor Ted, the UK’s favourite little green tractor, will be hitting the big screen over the October Half Term holidays with the big screen premiere of his new DVD. ‘Tractor Ted Down at the River’ is showing for the very first time at Edinburgh’s Cameo Cinema, Home Street on Monday 26th

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Half Term Fun With Pirate Jake and Princess Elsa

By at February 6, 2015 | 1:20 pm | 1 Comments

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Deep Sea World in North Queensferry will be awash with buccaneers, brigands, privateers and princesses as part of their Pirates and Princesses celebrations (Wednesday, February 11th – Friday, February 20th). This year the North Queensferry attraction will also be welcoming two very special guests in the shape of Jake the Pirate and Princess Elsa who will be on

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M&S Creates Buzz At Royal Highland Show

By at June 12, 2014 | 11:53 pm | 0 Comment

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If you’re looking for something fun to do with the kids this month then look no further than the Marks & Spencer stand at the Royal Highland Show from 19-22 June. With a focus on animal welfare and conservation, young visitors to this year’s stand will get the chance to get hands on and learn more about the importance of protecting Scotland’s wildlife. The

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Deep Sea World To Launch Education Classes

By at May 5, 2014 | 6:03 pm | 0 Comment

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DEEP SEA WORLD TO LAUNCH EDUCATION CLASSES AT TEACHER PREVIEW EVENT Deep Sea World, Scotland’s national aquarium, is launching its new educational classes at a special teacher preview event on Thursday, May 8th. The North Queensferry aquarium, which welcomes thousands of schoolchildren and other educational groups each year, has put together five new education

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