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September
Sat 29 Sep
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Single-Celled Sensations Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Single-Celled Sensations Workshop

Single-Celled Sensations

Early Oceans (Age 6 - 14)

Zoom in on some of the smallest forms of life on Earth and discover why they are so import...

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Sun 30 Sep
at 06:00 PM
Evening Events
Dark Side of the Moon 30th Sept
Dark Side of the Moon 30th Sept

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

Inspired by the music of Pink Floyd, this dome spectacular features...

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October
Sat 06 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Dino's Dinosaurs Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Dino's Dinosaurs Workshop

Dino's Dinosaurs (Age 6 - 14)

Meet Dino's friends (and some foes) as we venture into the age of dinosaurs!

W...

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Sun 07 Oct
at 06:00 PM
Evening Events
Dark Side of the Moon 7th Oct
Dark Side of the Moon 7th Oct

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

Inspired by the music of Pink Floyd, this dome spectacular features...

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Sat 13 Oct
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Sun 28 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Family
A Portrait of a Research Project
A Portrait of a Research Project

Art meets science in a stunning photography exhibition of Alex Ingle's work documenting UK scientists at work on glaciers in Greenland. Using a unique combin...

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Sat 13 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Family
Meet the Glaciologists
Meet the Glaciologists

Come and meet scientists from the University of Liverpool and discover what it is like to live and work in Greenland. Using a unique combination of geomorpho...

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Sat 13 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Mass Extinctions Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Mass Extinctions Workshop

Mass Extinctions (Age 6 - 14)

There have been several times when life on Earth has almost been completely wiped out....

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Sun 14 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Family
Operation Earth: 14th October
Operation Earth: 14th October

A final opportunity to become a trainee environmental scientist by taking part in our Operation Earth programme. Help Earthy on their trip to the doctor in o...

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Sun 14 Oct
at 06:00 PM
Evening Events
Dark Side of the Moon 14th Oct
Dark Side of the Moon 14th Oct

DARK SIDE OF THE MOON IS BACK BY POPULAR DEMAND

Inspired by the music of Pink Floyd, this dome spectacular features...

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Mon 15 Oct
to
Fri 19 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Family
Find Out About Minerals and Gems!
Find Out About Minerals and Gems!

Join us for a fabulous display and hands-on activities with special guests from the Scottish Mineral and Lapidary Club.

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Wed 17 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Family
Operation Earth: 17th October
Operation Earth: 17th October

A final opportunity to become a trainee environmental scientist by taking part in our Operation Earth programme. Help Earthy on their trip to the doctor in o...

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Wed 17 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Wild Wednesdays - Colours of Autumn
Dino's Dynamos - Wild Wednesdays - Colours of Autumn

Wild Wednesdays (age 6-14)

Release your inner adventurer and come explore the wonderful world of Holyrood Park with us. On selected Wednesdays during...

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Thu 18 Oct
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Fri 19 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Family
Science Showcase with the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology
Science Showcase with the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology

Come and meet scientists and find out about their ground-breaking research going on at the Centre for Ecology and Hydrology. 

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Sat 20 Oct
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Sun 21 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Family
Operation Earth: 20th-21st October
Operation Earth: 20th-21st October

A final opportunity to become a trainee environmental scientist by taking part in our Operation Earth programme. Help Earthy on their trip to the doctor in o...

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Sat 20 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Super Survivors Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Super Survivors Workshop

Super Survivors( Age 6 - 14)

Some animals have managed to survive against the odds. Don't miss your choice to meet a...

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Fri 26 Oct
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Sun 28 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Family
The Festival of Physics
The Festival of Physics

Celebrate the wonder of science, the power of curiosity and the inventions and discoveries that shape our world and our future. Watch this space for a progra...

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November
Sat 03 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - The Human Animal Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - The Human Animal Workshop

The Human Animal (Age 6 - 14)

Meet your ancestors and find out more about early humankind and how we have evolved and adapted to the world we live in...

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Sat 10 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Raucous Rainforests Workshops
Dino's Dynamos - Raucous Rainforests Workshops

Raucous Rainforests (Age 6 - 14)

Who's making all that noise and why?! Find out why Rainforest's are so noisy and ad...

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Sat 17 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Human Communications Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Human Communications Workshop

Human Communications (Age 6 - 14)

From early cave paintings to the age of modern technology, humans love to chat so,...

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Sat 24 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Fantastic Fossils Workshops
Dino's Dynamos - Fantastic Fossils Workshops

Fantastic Fossils (Age 6 - 14)

Fossils help us learn about life on Earth but how are they made and what can we learn...

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December
Sat 01 Dec
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Life Beyond Earth Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Life Beyond Earth Workshop

Life Beyond Earth (Age 6 - 14)

Humans often look up beyond Earth and wonder, is there any other life out there? Expl...

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January
Sat 05 Jan
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Origins of Life - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Origins of Life - Workshop

Origins of Life Workshop (Age 6 - 14)

How on Earth did life happen?! Come along to the first chapter of Dino's story of Life on Earth to fin...

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Sat 12 Jan
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Early Oceans - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Early Oceans - Workshop

Early Oceans (Age 6 - 14)

Explore the hidden depths of Earth's early oceans and the strange lifeforms found within them.

Workshop Times:

...

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Sat 19 Jan
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Single-Celled Sensations - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Single-Celled Sensations - Workshop

Single-Celled Sensations (Age 6 - 14)

Zoom in on some of the smallest forms of life on Earth and discover why they are so important.

Workshop...

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Sat 26 Jan
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Dino's Dinosaurs - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Dino's Dinosaurs - Workshop

Dino's Dinosaurs (Age 6 - 14)

Meet Dino's friends (and some foes) as we venture into the age of dinosaurs!

W...

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February
Fri 01 Feb
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

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Sat 02 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Mass Extinctions - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Mass Extinctions - Workshop

Mass Extinctions (Age 6 - 14)

There have been several times when life on Earth has almost been completely wiped out....

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Fri 08 Feb
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

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Sat 09 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Super Survivors - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Super Survivors - Workshop

Super Survivors (Age 6 - 14)

Some animals have managed to survive against the odds. Don't miss your chance to met a ...

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Wed 13 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Wild Wednesday - Lost Stories of Holyrood Park
Dino's Dynamos - Wild Wednesday - Lost Stories of Holyrood Park

Wild Wednesdays (age 6-14)

Release your inner adventurer and come explore the wonderful world of Holyrood Park with us. On selected Wednesdays during...

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Fri 15 Feb
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

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Sat 16 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Plants-a-Plenty Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Plants-a-Plenty Workshop

Plants-a-Plenty (Age 6 - 14)

From mosses to ferns and all the way up to the tallest trees, join Dino to take a close...

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Fri 22 Feb
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

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Sat 23 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - The Human Animal - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - The Human Animal - Workshop

The Human Animal (Age 6 - 14)

Meet your ancestors and find out more about early humankind and how we have evolved and adapted to the world we live in...

Read more >
March
Fri 01 Mar
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

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Sat 02 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Raucous Rainforests - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Raucous Rainforests - Workshop

Raucous Rainforests (Age 6 - 14)

Who's making all that noise and why?! Find out why Rainforest's are so noisy and ad...

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Fri 08 Mar
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 1

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

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Sat 09 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Human Communications - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Human Communications - Workshop

Human Communications (Age 6 - 14)

From early cave paintings to the age of modern technology, humans love to chat so,...

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Sat 16 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Fantastic Fossils - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Fantastic Fossils - Workshop

Fantastic Fossils (Age 6 - 14)

Fossils help us learn about life on Earth but how are they made and what can we learn...

Read more >
Sat 23 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Life Beyond Earth - Workshop
Dino's Dynamos - Life Beyond Earth - Workshop

Life Beyond Earth (Age 6 - 14)

Humans often look up beyond Earth and wonder, is there any other life out there? Expl...

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April
Wed 10 Apr
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Wild Wednesdays - Bugs and Beasties
Dino's Dynamos - Wild Wednesdays - Bugs and Beasties

Wild Wednesdays (age 6-14)

Release your inner adventurer and come explore the wonderful world of Holyrood Park with us. On selected Wednesdays during...

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Wed 17 Apr
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Wild Wednesday - Bird Beak Buffet
Dino's Dynamos - Wild Wednesday - Bird Beak Buffet

Wild Wednesdays (age 6-14)

Release your inner adventurer and come explore the wonderful world of Holyrood Park with us. On selected Wednesdays during...

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Fri 26 Apr
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

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Sat 27 Apr
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Early Oceans - Workshop.
Dino's Dynamos - Early Oceans - Workshop.

Early Oceans (Age 6 - 14)

Explore the hidden depths of Earth's early oceans and the strange life forms found within them.

Workshop Times:<......

Read more >
May
Fri 03 May
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

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Sat 04 May
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Single-Celled Sensations - Workshop.
Dino's Dynamos - Single-Celled Sensations - Workshop.

Single-Celled Sensations (Age 6 - 14)

Zoom in on some of the smallest forms of life on Earth and discover why they are so important

Workshop ...

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Fri 10 May
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

Read more >
Sat 11 May
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Dino's Dinosaurs - Workshop.
Dino's Dynamos - Dino's Dinosaurs - Workshop.

Dino's Dinosaurs (Age 6 - 14)

Meet Dino's friends (and some foes) as we venture into the age of dinosaurs!

W...

Read more >
Fri 17 May
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

Read more >
Sat 18 May
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Mass Extinctions - Workshop.
Dino's Dynamos - Mass Extinctions - Workshop.

Mass Extinctions (Age 6 - 14)

There have been several times when life on Earth has almost been completely wiped out....

Read more >
Fri 24 May
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

Read more >
Sat 25 May
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Super Survivors - Workshop.
Dino's Dynamos - Super Survivors - Workshop.

Super Survivors (Age 6 - 14)

Some animals have managed to survive against the odds. Don't miss your chance to meet a...

Read more >
Fri 31 May
at 03:00 PM
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2
Dino's Dynamos - digiDino's Block 2

Brand New for 2019 Dino is learning some digital technology skills and needs your help!

Over the course of a 6 week programme exclusively for Dino's ...

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June
Sat 01 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Plants-a-Plenty Workshop (1)
Dino's Dynamos - Plants-a-Plenty Workshop (1)

Plants-a-Plenty (Age 6 - 14)

From mosses to ferns and all the way up to the tallest trees, join Dino to take a close...

Read more >
Sat 08 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - The Human Animal - Workshop.
Dino's Dynamos - The Human Animal - Workshop.

The Human Animal (Age 6 - 14)

Meet your ancestors and find out more about early humankind and how we have evolved and adapted to the world we live in...

Read more >
Sat 15 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Raucous Rainforests - Workshop.
Dino's Dynamos - Raucous Rainforests - Workshop.

Raucous Rainforests (Age 6 - 14)

Who's making all that noise and why?! Find out why Rainforest's are so noisy and ad...

Read more >
Sat 22 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Fantastic Fossils - Workshop.
Dino's Dynamos - Fantastic Fossils - Workshop.

Fantastic Fossils (Age 6 - 14)

Fossils help us learn about life on Earth but how are they made and what can we learn...

Read more >
Sat 29 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos - Life Beyond Earth - Workshop.
Dino's Dynamos - Life Beyond Earth - Workshop.

Life Beyond Earth (Age 6 - 14)

Humans often look up beyond Earth and wonder, is there any other life out there? Expl...

Read more >