Edinburgh lectures & talks

The Edinburgh Mountain Film Festival is an independent film festival screening some of the latest films for outdoor enthusiasts, whether they are climbers, skiers or snowboarders, kayakers, BASE jumpers or explorers.

In Scotland’s enlightenment a bride stabs her husband on their wedding night; a nobleman kills his brother; a veteran kills his devoted wife – who

Around 150 buildings, many off-bounds to the general public during the rest of the year, throw open their doors, and gates for the annual Edinburgh

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

Speaker: Professor Chris Philo, Professor of Geography, University of Glasgow

Expectations were understandably high for a tour of what is described as “the world's most haunted and paranormally active location”.

This behind the scenes tour will present objects, illustrations and early medical texts on the history of mental health which are not featured in o

“Maker, ye maun sing them…
Tomorrow, songs
Will flow free again, and new voices
Be borne on the carrying stream.”
(Hamish Henderson)

Speaker: Professor Abraham Verghese, Stanford University Medical School

The 2019 Edinburgh International Book Festival launched the “most international programme in its history” today, with authors from over 60 countries coming