City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

City Guide to Edinburgh, Scotland

Education


Edinburgh Science Festival

Buzz Aldrin, Apollo 11 mission at Sea of Tranquility, the Moon, 1969

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.

Women in STEM Discussion

As part of the IPCC week, the Royal Society of Edinburgh hosts a free interactive panel session on women in STEM (Science, Technology, Engineering and Maths).

Panel Discussion: Climate Action in Small Countries and Regions

This is a rare chance to hear from an array of global climate experts, who are here in Edinburgh for a meeting of the United Nations Intergovernmental Panel on Climate Change (IPCC) working group III.

The Nose Knows: Syphilitic Noses in British Art

Speaker: Dr Noelle Gallagher, Senior Lecturer in 18th Century British Literature, University of Manchester

Coping with Plague: Public Health and Epidemics

Speaker: Professor John Henderson, Professor of Italian Renaissance History, University of London

MagicFest Christmas Special: The Miracle of Christmas Future

The MagicFest Christmas show is back at the Traverse theatre from 27th to 30th December!

Edinburgh Short Film Festival

Der Dritte Konig (The Third King) still

The Edinburgh Short Film Festival bills itself as Edinburgh's accessible, friendly and eclectic short film festival.

Kids' Activities: Surgeons' Hall Museum

Surgeon's Museum - dissection table and theatre

It takes a certain type of person who wants to spend a couple of hours viewing pickled human organs and archaic tools for hacking up body parts.

Granton Community Day

Be part of your community! Edinburgh College’s Granton Campus is hosting a community day – a celebration of everything around the local Granton area.

The day is FREE to attend and open to all.