Summer Holidays at Dynamic Earth

Check out all the great family events on at Dynamic Earth this summer as you travel from the seabed to the stars!

Summer Holidays at Dynamic Earth

About Summer Holidays at Dynamic Earth

Travel from the seabed to the stars at Dynamic Earth this summer!

As part of Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS you can explore life in the Atlantic, play with some real and virtual underwater robots and get hands-on with watery experiments!

To celebrate the 50th anniversary of the Apollo moon landings, we have regular family shows, virtual reality adventures, explosive experiments, lunar crafts and even a real piece of the moon! Have you got what it takes to join the Apollo astronauts on this epic journey?

BRAND NEW FOR SUMMER 2019 we are launching MISSION EARTH our new augmented reality adventure! Your mission, should you choose to accept it; is to go on a time travelling journey to gather field evidence on the past, present and maybe even future of Planet Earth, You will report back to mission control through a series of questions and become an official Dynamic Earth Agent!

Don't forget our Summer "not" School programme for 7 - 13 year olds running throughout July with only a few spaces remaining!

*Please check our What's On Programme on our website for dates, times and more exciting activities!*

While we take every opportunity to ensure the details for Summer Holidays at Dynamic Earth are accurate, we always advise that you contact the event organiser before setting out for the event to avoid disapointment.

Other Events at Dynamic Earth

Pitchcraft at Dynamic Earth

Pitchcraft at Dynamic Earth

21st September 2019
Pitchcraft, an a cappella choir based in Edinburgh, is excited to show you their best yet, and to make a difference to the chosen charity partner for this concert, Macmillan Cancer Support.
Planets 360: Special Afternoon Screening

Planets 360: Special Afternoon Screening

27th September 2019
Settle back and relax for a real full dome cinematic treat at Dynamic Earth as we bring you a special afternoon screening of Planets 360!
Explorathon 2019

Explorathon 2019

28th September 2019 - 29th September 2019
Join us at Dynamic Earth as we celebrate Explorathon 2019 by diving to the ocean depths with Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS. It's a great day out for all the family!
Aliens of the Deep

Aliens of the Deep

12th October 2019 - 14th October 2019
Take part in a wild workshop at Dynamic Earth, thanks to the Marine Conservation Society, and find out more about deep-sea animals!
Science Behind the Blue Planet

Science Behind the Blue Planet

14th October 2019
Meet The Open University academic team working on the BBC and The Open University co-production Blue Planet II for an interactive talk and panel debate at Dynamic Earth on Monday 14th October.
Science Showcase: Open University 50th Anniversary Celebration

Science Showcase: Open University 50th Anniversary Celebration

15th October 2019 - 16th October 2019
Meet academic and student scientists from The Open University involved in BBC Broadcasts and find out what they do and how they do it.
Public Talk: 1969 And All That

Public Talk: 1969 And All That

15th October 2019
This talk explores developments in the 50 yrs since man walked on the Moon and The Open University was born. Expect to be both informed, thrilled and entertained.
Destination Moon!

Destination Moon!

17th October 2019 - 20th October 2019
Join us at Dynamic Earth to learn the epic story of humanity’s first voyage to another world through fun, family activities and demos.. as we celebrate 50 years since the Apollo moon landings!
Edinburgh Geological Society Public Lecture: The Secret Life of Carbon

Edinburgh Geological Society Public Lecture: The Secret Life of Carbon

23rd October 2019
The role of carbon in the atmosphere is well known, but what else does carbon get up to as it cycles through Earth systems? Find out from experts at this public lecture at Dynamic Earth!
Festival of Physics

Festival of Physics

25th October 2019 - 27th October 2019
Join the Institute of Physics for three days packed with scintillating science shows, hands-on workshops and inspiring experiences for all ages at Dynamic Earth!

Family and Kids Events you might like...

Tiny Tales: Animal Stories
Tiny Tales: Animal Stories
17th September 2019
Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh Old Town
Tiny Tales is the perfect introduction to storytelling and the Centre for your wee ones. Be ready to clap your hands together, dance and sing with Lea Taylor and her incredible tiny tales.
Showcase 2019
Showcase 2019
17th Sep 2019 - 21st Sep 2019
Church Hill Theatre, Edinburgh South
Showcase returns to Churchill Theatre this September with another musical extravaganza, and an eclectic mix of songs, in aid of Macmillan Cancer Support!
Eye of the Storm
Eye of the Storm
17th Sep 2019 - 21st Sep 2019
Kings Theatre Edinburgh, Edinburgh South
Multi award-winning Theatr na nÓg present an unmissable original musical play that’s guaranteed to seize your heart and capture your mind.
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Days Out Events you might like...

European Squash Club Championships
European Squash Club Championships
18th Sep 2019 - 21st Sep 2019
Edinburgh Sports Club, Edinburgh West
Edinburgh Sports Club is excited to be hosting the 32nd European Club Championships in September and welcoming some of the best players in the world.
Fun Fair: Loanhead
Fun Fair: Loanhead
18th Sep 2019 - 22nd Sep 2019
NA, Loanhead
FunTastic Events Fun Fair returns to Memorial Park, Loanhead from 18th to 22nd September with money off vouchers available in local shops and on their Facebook page!
British Sign Language Tours
British Sign Language Tours
21st September 2019
Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh Old Town
Explore Edinburgh Castle and Edinburgh's Deaf history with Deaf tour guide John Hay, whose BSL tour will be translated into English by interpreter Linda Duncan.
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Summer Holiday Events you might like...

Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe
Boogie Beat Pop Up Monthly Classes at Joy Tots Cafe
30th September 2019
Joy Tots, Leith
Why not bring your little ones along to Boogie Beat's monthly class at Joy Tots Cafe for some singing, dancing, story telling and much more?
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle
18th October 2019
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh West
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature!
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle
RSPB Scotland at Lauriston Castle
19th October 2019
Lauriston Castle, Edinburgh West
Come along to Lauriston Castle to take part in some free wildlife themed activities with RSPB Scotland and see how you can be part of saving nature!
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Scottish Ballet’s 50th year will come to a spectacular close with the world premiere of The Snow Queen this Christmas at the Festival Theatre!
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Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’!

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