James Clerk Maxwell, Scotland’s greatest physicist, made massive leaps forward in our knowledge and understanding of electricity, magnetism and light.
Join us for a walking tour of Edinburgh City Centre, taking in the homes of James Clerk Maxwell and some of his closest friends and relatives, his school, university and the churches he attended, and other points of interest along the way.
An interactive version of the walk is downloadable onto your mobile phone or tablet as a free ‘app’ courtesy of Global Treasure Apps.
This tour has been developed by our Festival Friend and Supporter, The James Clerk Maxwell Foundation.
Find out more about The James Clerk Maxwell Foundation on their website, where you can even take a virtual tour of his birthday at 14 India Street.
This self-led walk begins at St John’s Church at the junction of the western end of Princes Street with Lothian Road. We recommend you allow at least 90 minutes for your experience.
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting one of artist Ellie Harrison’s four Early Warning Signs.
Edinburgh Corn Exchange Car Boot Sale Market is open but with strict rules and guidelines. Come and join us for some bargains and for sellers to have a clearout!
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.
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!