Kids activities

Children's events and activities

Stick By Me, The Studio, Review Rhona Mackay Sat, 14 Sep '19 10.04pm
Stick By Me credit: Mihaela Bodlovic

From babies in arms to active toddlers, they all sit wide-eyed staring up at this whimsical man and his silly behaviour. This simple yet effective piece expl

Whirlygig, Review Lindsay Corr Fri, 13 Sep '19 10.02pm

Tap. Smack. Hit. Tap. Clap. Click. Stamp. Blow. Hum.

Lives of Early New Lanark Inhabitants To Be Shared on Mill Buildings
Shining Lives Projection
edg Tue, 10 Sep '19 8.17am

New Lanark World Heritage site will be brightening Autumn evenings again this year by turning its 18th century mill buildings into canvases for a historical

Festival of Politics

The Festival of Politics is a populist, accessible festival set in the Scottish parliament at Holyrood. The festival pulls together talks, debates, film screenings, music, food, and exhibitions.

edg Fri, 6 Sep '19 8.24pm
Edinburgh Riding of the Marches
edg Thu, 5 Sep '19 10.00am

Tech Monkeys

Tech Monkeys is an after school club in RZSS Edinburgh Zoo combining the interesting topics of technology and nature. 

Returning this autumn refreshed and extended, Tech Monkeys will run on Thursday evenings throughout the term from 4 – 5pm starting today (12th Sept).

Open to children in P4-P7 with 15 spaces available. Topics to be covered will include building your own camera trap using a Raspberry Pi, media production and editing, VR experiences and looking at the use of technology in wildlife conservation, plus much more!

Alice and the Little Prince, Pleasance, Review

Two characters, separated by time and space meet for the first time in the world-wide premiere of Alice and the Little Prince. Both beloved personas, each belonging to extraordinary tales which capture the imagination of children and represent deep, meaningful reflections of society, friendship and happiness for adults. It’s surprising that this premise isn’t performed more often as it works so well.