|26th Jun 2021 to 11th Jul 2021|
|10.30am – 6pm every half hour / Last entry 5.30pm|
1 Summerhall , Edinburgh South EH9 1PL
|Free / donations welcome|
|Event organiser/part of Edinburgh Science Festival|
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Booking is essential – only one ticket is needed per bubble. Each bubble can include maximum of 6 people. COVID Track and Trace measures will be in place at the venue.
Earth, Air, Fire and Water. These are the four elements in which the Ancient Greeks saw the world's composition. Philosopher Artistotle threw in a fifth element – Aether – for good measure and these elements were once all that was needed explain the nature and complexity of Earth's matter and its essential need to life.
Fast-forward through the years and there's now an atomic theory, with atoms classified into more than a hundred chemical elements! With echoes of the old theory still reverberating, scientists admit we still don’t know everything and there are many intriguing mysteries waiting to be solved.
Discover and interact with the elements on this magical, multi-sensory journey through an intriguing, immersive digital world where magic meets alchemy and alchemy meets science. Join fellow explorers as you play, discover, create and experience for yourself how a limited number of elements come together to create the almost infinite variety of our Universe.
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.
Fore! The Fore Play Crazy Golf team have launched another cracking venue to eat, drink, play and up your selfie game in the heart of the Capital!
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!
Enjoy a visit to Tyninghame House and The Walled Garden, awarded ‘Outstanding’ for every category in the Inventory of Gardens and Designed Landscapes of Scotland!
Visit Longwood, an extensive, long-established country garden at 800 feet, undergoing renewal. There are ducks and hens, stream and ponds as well as areas of wild garden.