Edinburgh lectures & talks

Acclaimed author, activist, and co-founder of the international climate campaign 350.org – Bill McKibben – comes to Edinburgh as part of his Fossil Free Europe Tour.

A team of gardeners, using 40,000 plants, took two months to create this year's animal themed floral clock marking the 100th anniversary of

Renamed Just Festival in 2013, the Festival of Spirituality and Peace was established in 2001 - post 9/11 - out of a desire to re-awaken the original spirit of the Edinburgh I

A talk by Dr Victoria Hipkin from the Canadian Space Agency Exploring Mars: Water, Climate, Environments and the search for life.

Professor Andrew Whiten of St Andrews University will be talking about the cultures of monkeys and apes, covering discoveries from the wild and at the zoo.

Professor Iain Stewart gives a lecture as part of Edinburgh Zoo's centenary. The talk will be entitled: The rise of the continents, and what it has meant for the wildlife on them.

A talk entitled the Fire Signs Group Discussion. Facilitated by SAA Committee (Room 2)

We will be discussing the fire signs Aries, Leo and Sagittarius.

Carole Bone gives a talk entitled The Good the Bad and the Not so Ugly (Main Hall). Mars and Saturn are traditionally known as the Malefics reputedly bringing strife and hardship.

On Saturday 30th March, the University of Edinburgh Canoe Club is thrilled to welcome Olaf Obsommer, internationally renowned kayaker and adventure film maker, to present his latest film creation.<

The Edinburgh International Science Festival marks 25 years, from 23rd March, with two weeks of events that look forward to the next 25 y