City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Edinburgh International Science Festival


Science Festival: 12 Years to Save the Planet

Climate futures

A panel of experts will discuss ways in which the world might wean itself off fossil fuels in time to avert catastrophic climate change. Recommended age 14+.

Science Festival's Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas: Future

Hosted at Edinburgh Centre For Carbon Innovation's low carbon hub hosts, the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas series here offers "Provocations for a Sustainable Future" - inviting some of the UK’s brightest

Edinburgh Medal Address: Christiana Figueres, "Climate Change Where are We?"

Christiana Figueres

The Edinburgh Medal is a prestigious award given each year to men and women of science and technology who are judged to have made a significant contribution to the understanding and wellbeing of human

Free Photo Exhibition Shows Human Impacts on Planet Earth

A Human Impact Amanda Tyndall,  Pascale Moehrle, Executive Director for Oceana, Ken Macintosh MSP

A free, outdoor photographic exhibition showing humankind's impact on our planet opened today outside the Scottish Parliament building.

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.

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

Brian Ferguson and Peter Forbes in A Number. Photo credit-Aly Wight 2.jpg

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

Rosalind Sydney& Michael Dylan  in Girl in the Machine  image Mihaela Bodlovic  2.jpg

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

Dr Stirlingshire's Discovery - credit Pete Dibdin (3).jpg

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