Edinburgh Science Festival

Edinburgh Science Festival is an educational charity that aims to inspire all ages and backgrounds.

Edinburgh Science Festival

About Edinburgh Science Festival

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The Science Festival will return in 6–21 April 2019 with the theme of Frontiers.

Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings, the 2019 Festival theme is Frontiers, exploring the boundaries of knowledge and the spirit of adventure and enquiry that drives science, technology, engineering and maths. Within this theme, specific areas of focus will include Healthcare Frontiers, Engineering Frontiers, Digital Frontiers, Environmental Frontiers and Planetary Frontiers. They provide a platform for some of the brightest minds in science, technology and engineering to share big and exciting ideas from the cutting-edge of their research domains.

Upcoming Events at Edinburgh Science Festival

Food Forever

Food Forever

6th April 2019 - 21st April 2019
A new travelling exhibition celebrates the role of agricultural biodiversity in building resilience in a changing world.
Virtual Worlds

Virtual Worlds

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Warning – for intrepid explorers only! Transport yourself to another world through one of our fantastic virtual reality headsets!
ER Surgery

ER Surgery

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Paging all surgeons to the emergency room – we need all hands on deck! Scrub up in the ER and help diagnose your 'patient', before performing life-saving surgery on the knee, abdomen and brain.
Dome Nights

Dome Nights

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Sit back and relax for this 360° cinematic experience as Dynamic Earth brings you three different immersive dome films this April!
Blood Bar

Blood Bar

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Pull up a chair in our Blood Bar and be prepared for things to get gory as you have a go at making your own scabs, mix up a gooey blood clot and even touch a real heart!
Mars Master Constructors

Mars Master Constructors

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Humanity's first Mars colony needs your help! Help out building pods, buildings, labs and anything else you decide is important.
Wee Wonder World

Wee Wonder World

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Have fun learning about science as you journey through our special space for smaller scientists.
Science Mini Cinema

Science Mini Cinema

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Science Mini Cinema screens a series of short films from around the world, sit down, relax and enjoy!
Tetracolours

Tetracolours

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Discover a world of new shapes, blend them together to stretch your imagination and create anything you can think of!
Zoom Box

Zoom Box

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Create your own Zoom Box and pair it up with your smartphone camera to create a super strong microscope for you to take home.
Robo Constructors

Robo Constructors

6th April 2019 - 20th April 2019
Become a mini-robot engineer in this fun, fast-paced workshop, and create your own wacky and useful robots!
City Art Centre Day Pass

City Art Centre Day Pass

6th April 2019 - 21st April 2019
During the Science Festival we transform the City Art Centre into a science playground with loads of activities.
Easter Trail

Easter Trail

6th April 2019 - 21st April 2019
Join the Botanics Bunny on a quest to explore new frontiers in our family Easter Trail! Complete the trail and receive your yummy Easter treat.
Further, Faster, Higher

Further, Faster, Higher

15th April 2019 - 22nd April 2019
From Concorde to the R.34 airship, discover the science behind the pioneering aircraft in the museum through a technical challenge, family trail and craft activities.
Aliens of the Deep

Aliens of the Deep

20th April 2019 - 21st April 2019
Find out more about deep-sea animals and the adaptations that help them survive in the depths then get creative and design your own 'alien of the deep'.
Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

20th April 2019
Play with some real and virtual underwater robots, get hands-on with watery experiments and investigate biodiversity in the deep.
Apple of My Eye

Apple of My Eye

21st April 2019
Geneticist Dr Markus Ruhsam explores the genetics of one of our most popular healthy snacks – the apple – and shares evidence that it poses a threat to the native crab apple.
Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

21st April 2019
Play with some real and virtual underwater robots, get hands-on with watery experiments and investigate biodiversity in the deep.

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