Speaker: Professor Geoffrey Boulton FRS FRSE, Regius Professor of Geology and Mineralogy, University of Edinburgh and Chair of the Study.

Taking place between 11am and 3pm at the Holyrood Park Education Centre, this free event will recreate Royal leisure pastimes in days gone by when the Park formed a key part of the Holyrood experience for the visiting members of the Royal Family and their guests.

Roll up your sleeves and learn about the art of sculpting and crafting from metal paper modelling to pop-up gardens. Workshops are free.

It’s puffins galore on the Isle of May at the moment. Scottish Natural Heritage’s special seabird event is sure to be awash with these colourful characters, as well as other birds.

A brand new specialist unit is to be built in Edinburgh to cope with the growing number of people with Autism and learning difficulties.

A unique day of creative workshops Meet up with participants from other workshops over a free
bowl of soup at lunchtime. Bring a sandwich and enjoy some of the delicious home baking on sale with teas and coffee.

Mercy Corps and Take One Action celebrate World Earth Day at Gorgie City Farm on Good Friday.

Free film screening of DIRT! The Movie!

Pupils from Edinburgh’s Tollcross Primary school today buried a time capsule at the building site of the Edinburgh International Conference Centre (EICC) expansion and associated office development.

Queuing to borrow a book should become a thing of the past when self service kiosks are installed in Edinburgh Central Library this Summer.

Edinburgh Napier University’s expansive Craighouse campus has been sold for residential development. The leafy, 51 acre site in the Morningside area dates back to the 12th century and has a colourful past as the home of an asylum and the man who introduced skyscrapers to Japan.