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Explore the diversity of the natural world, world cultures, art and design, science and technology and Scottish history, all under one roof at the National Museum of Scotland.

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@TheDriveIn is a fully loaded drive in cinema experience that is bringing a whole host of drive in activities to Edinburgh in August!
Outdoor Swimming: The Call of The Wild
TV Presenter and adventurer Calum Maclean shares his love for outdoor (or 'wild') swimming in Scotland in this online webinar hosted by the National Library of Scotland on 21st July.
Funbox Highland Fling LIVE Stream!
Grab those tartan tammies, slip on a sgian-dubh (not literally, that will hurt) and join Funbox on 11th July for a socially distant hootenanny in HIGHLAND FLING!
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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!
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Neighbourhood is an open-air rooftop marketplace for authentic street food & drink held Wednesday to Sunday on Waverley Mall rooftop!

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