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120 Young People Create Multi-Artform Production

By at June 15, 2021 | 8:17 pm | 0 Comment


Creative Scotland Josie_OBrien_Strangetown Strange Town, one of Scotland's leading theatre companies for young people, is delighted to announce that their large scale multi-artform project - theatre, movement, spoken word, film, sound - ‘Generation Z: The Future is Unwritten’, will culminate in a live promenade performance and video installation event at Out of

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The Cauldron Launches Wizard Afternoon Tea

By at April 28, 2021 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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The Cauldron, Edinburgh’s most magical venue, has announced the launch of an interactive ‘Wizard Afternoon Tea’ Experience as it reopens its doors on April 26th.  The brand new immersive experience is for both kids and adults alike, and is an interactive and magical experience that also fits with the government guidelines around operations. Use a working

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Take Part in Social Bite’s Great Brownie Bake Off

By at December 1, 2020 | 1:10 pm | 0 Comment

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Scotland’s leading homelessness charity is on the hunt for one star baker to get creative in the kitchen and produce a new brownie for its popular home delivery service. Social Bite is looking for an aspiring Prue Leith or Paul Hollywood to showcase their culinary flair and come up with a brand new flavour of the chocolate-based treat to feature in its ‘Box of Joy’

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Edinburgh’s Dynamic Earth Re-open It’s Doors

By at September 29, 2020 | 10:59 am | 0 Comment


Five star visitor attraction, Dynamic Earth is re-opening its doors after a six month closure caused by the COVID-19 pandemic. From 3 October, Dynamic Earth will be open on Saturdays on Sundays from 10am until 5.00pm. To celebrate the re-opening, the attraction is running its Annual Explorer Pass offer throughout October. From Saturday 3 October until Sunday 1 November,

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Dynamic Earth Welcomes Additional Scottish Funding

By at August 15, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment


Dynamic Earth has received a funding award with the announcement of the Scottish Government support for Scotland’s science centres. The funding will help support Dynamic Earth to reopen this autumn in time for October half term, following a significant loss of income over the summer period, during what would have been the busiest time of the year for the charity. The

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Learn From Home with Dynamic Earth

By at April 14, 2020 | 7:08 pm | 0 Comment

Dynamic Earth's Dino Hangs Up Bird Feeder from DIY Day (1)

Not even social distancing can stop five-star attraction, Dynamic Earth from bringing fun and science to the world, with the launch of #dynamicearthonline. Following recommendations from the Scottish and UK Governments with regards to Covid-19, the popular attraction temporarily closed its doors on 17 March. However, the scientific team has been busy creating a series

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The EMFF Re-Defining The Age of Adventure

By at February 13, 2020 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment


Youth – or lack of it - is no barrier as the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival highlights adventurers aged 4 – 97 As the Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival (EMFF) returns in February after a longer-than-normal two-year break, you might feel that you’ve aged since the last event [2018]. Or maybe your kids have just grown up quickly. Maybe both! Don’t worry,

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Reach For The Moon at Dynamic Earth This February

By at February 4, 2020 | 11:36 am | 0 Comment

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Following its popularity last autumn, Destination Space is blasting back into Dynamic Earth this February half term. From 8 – 16 February, visitors to the five star attraction can explore the universe through explosive demonstrations, fun interactive activities and hands-on crafts. Families can explore the surface of Mars using Lego rovers and virtual reality,

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End 2019 With a Bang at Dynamic Earth

By at December 15, 2019 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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End 2019 with a bang and then blast-off into the New Year at Dynamic Earth With many places closing between Christmas and New Year, parents can often struggle to find ways to entertain children after the excitement of Christmas Day. This year, Edinburgh’s five-star attraction, Dynamic Earth is offering families the chance to end 2019 with a bang and then blast-off

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Schoolgirl Crowned Scotland’s Best Home Baker

By at November 26, 2019 | 9:02 am | 0 Comment

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A schoolgirl from Prestonpans in East Lothian has been crowned Scotland’s finest home baker. The Scottish Cafe & Restaurant at the Scottish National Gallery in Edinburgh has named 14-year-old Grace Warnock its champion home baker following its nationwide search earlier this year. Amateur bakers from John o' Groats to Jedburgh were encouraged to slip on their

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