City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh International Science Festival


Wild Day Out

There’s a wild adventure waiting for you at Holyrood Park!

Valentina’s Galaxy, EISF, Summerhall, Review

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In 1963, the world’s first female cosmonaut, Valentina Tereshkova, was rocketed in to space where she orbited the earth no less than 48 times.

Edinburgh International Science Festival

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Founded in 1988, the Edinburgh Science Festival brings together a programme of around 270 educational and interactive activities for the wee ones, and events and talks for adults in around 30 venues across town.

Mini Maker Faire

The Mini Maker Faire, first launched in Edinburgh in 2013, is "a family-friendly showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, and a celebration of the Maker movement".

EISF: A Number, Lyceum, Review

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We all know the disconcerting feeling of catching a surprise glimpse of yourself in an unexpected mirror, and for a split second thinking it was another person.

EISF: Girl in the Machine, Traverse Theatre, Review

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It’s a creepy enough experience to have your route tracked and asked opinions of some random café you happen to have passed or have lots of links appearing on your screen after some purchase or other.

EISF: Dr. Stirlingshire’s Discovery, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo, Review

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If you go down to the zoo today you’re sure of a big surprise.

EISF: Cosmonaut, Summerhall, Review

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For this year’s Edinburgh International Science Festival (EISF), writer Francis Gallop has unearthed previously unknown stories around the post war space race for the Festiv

Jenna Watt’s Faslane Set to Tour

Following a multi award-winning run at the Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Jenna Watt’s one woman performance of her work