City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Marine life


Stop the Plastic Tide

To coincide with our exhibition 'Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday' and World Oceans Day on 8 June, come along to find out what the Marine Conservation Society is doing to stop

Our Seas under Pressure

As part of our programme for the exhibition 'Robert Callender: Plastic Beach… poetry of the everyday', Professor Teresa F Fernandes explores this very important and topical subject, and why we are all

Plastic Man: Short Film Screening, Talk and Q&A

To complement our exhibition 'Robert Callender : Plastic Beach …poetry of the everyday', come and see BAFTA Scotland nominated short film 'Plastic Man', which received its world premiere at the Edinbu

Shipwrecked Concepts and Washed-up Things: Some Lessons the Sea Can Teach Us About the Earth

Professor Tim Ingold will draw on the work of Robert Callender to reflect on the state of play in the constant battle between the concept-driven attempts of earthbound humans to impose some order on t

Edinburgh International Science Festival

Cuddly robot at Edinburgh Science Festival

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.

Dr Bryan Nelson Memorial Lecture

Around the world, the majority of seabird populations are declining – many of them to globally threatened levels.

Edinburgh Vegan Festival

The Edinburgh Vegan Festival is a mini-fest, during the Edinburgh Fringe, of ethically sourced food.

Scientist Chris Rapley Puts Climate Change Centre Stage

Chris Rapley

Chris Rapley, Professor of Climate Science at the University College of London, was awarded the

Bow-Tow, a Newhaven Story

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The name Bow-Tow is given to men and women who hail from the old fishing village Newhaven and symbolises their relationship between the land and sea.

Edinburgh Science Festival 2014 Programme Launched

Unwrapping the mummy

From robot football to making round bubbles square, from the science of intoxication at a Mad Hatter’s Tea Party to a man vs 3D printer contest, this year's Edinburgh Internatio