|26th Jun 2021 to 11th Jul 2021|
|Various times and dates - see event website for details|
|Various Locations Edinburgh|
|This is a free event|
|Event organiser/part of Edinburgh Science Festival|
|Visit the event website here|
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Highlighting diverse learnings and experiences from people living and working by the shore, Coastal Knowledge showcases local history, science and art to emphasise the importance of these communites in making Scotland resilient in the face of climate change and connecting us to the rest of the world.
Log on and experience the Scottish coast for yourself as we:
Make a virtual travel along the Scottish coast and its diverse coastal communities in our online Coastal Knowledge exhibit. You can add your own images, stories, movies, poems or artworks about the coast to the website too.
Explore Edinburgh’s coastal community of Granton with the Curious Edinburgh walking tour showcasing Granton’s industrial and fishing history, downloadable on mobile phone. We recommend allowing 2-3 hours for this experience (or 60 minutes by bicycle).
Make a stop at granton:hub, the arts and community centre based in the historic Madelvic House. During the Science Festival they are organising an exhibition of local artists with artworks incorporating recycled material. Open 11am to 6pm, Friday 9 to Sunday 11 Jul.
Presented by RSE Young Academy of Scotland and granton:hub
In Memoriam is a new touring artwork by Luke Jerram. The installation is a temporary memorial for the public to visit and remember all those we have lost from the COVID-19 pandemic.
This summer marks the ten-year anniversary of Ellie Harrison's artistic project Early Warning Signs, and the first opportunity to see the artwork reunited.
On this self-led walk around George Square and the local neighbourhood you will hear about the project’s unique history and its people, and learn about the secrets of healthy cognitive ageing.
Explore the evidence for these ancient volcanoes in Edinburgh on this self-led walking tour and learn how geology still shapes the city and landscape we see today!
Explore the evidence for these ancient volcanoes on this self-led walking tour for families and learn how geology still shapes the city and landscape we see today!
This is an exhibition by the Museum of Engineering Innovation and photographer Ted Humble-Smith which takes you on a fascinating journey through some of the UK's greatest engineering innovations.
Discover how satellite technology can be used by environmental scientists to learn about our planet.
Join Surgeons Hall Museums on their 5* weekend walking tour through Edinburgh’s old town and hear tales of old Edinburgh, disease, dissection and curious methods of treatment!
This two hour workshop from the CGO Institute is aimed at aspiring creative producers of the future. It will guide participants through the different pathways into a career in producing.
This summer Capital Theatres are delighted to be returning with Wee Creatives, live and in person, delivered in the newly transformed courtyard space at the Festival Theatre!
Family takeovers are back with two hour sessions delivered outdoors by professional artist, providing an opportunity for families to make, create and play together.