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What's On Calendar

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July
Thu 04 Jul
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Sat 31 Aug
at 10:00 AM
General
Mission Earth
Mission Earth

Your mission, should you choose to accept it; is to go on a time travelling adventure and gather field evidence on the past, present and maybe even future of...

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Tue 23 Jul
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Mon 26 Aug
at 10:00 AM
General
Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS - Including Daily Science Shows!
Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS - Including Daily Science Shows!

Dive into the deep this summer and join us on an Atlantic Adventure. Get hands on with daily drop-in activities that will get the whole family involved. Intr...

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August
Fri 02 Aug
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Mon 26 Aug
at 12:15 PM
General
The Greenhouse by BoxedIn Theatre
The Greenhouse by BoxedIn Theatre

The Greenhouse is a purpose-built, immersive venue at Dynamic Earth for the Edinburgh Fringe. Built entirely from found and recycled materials, The Gre...

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Fri 02 Aug
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Sun 25 Aug
at 06:30 PM
Evening Events
Fringe Dome Nights: Planets 360
Fringe Dome Nights: Planets 360

This August we are excited to announce the return of our Dome Nights! Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Fringe we will be showing three film...

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Fri 02 Aug
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Sun 25 Aug
at 07:45 PM
Evening Events
Fringe Dome Nights: Dark Side of the Moon
Fringe Dome Nights: Dark Side of the Moon

This August we are excited to announce the return of our Dome Nights! Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Fringe we will be showing three film...

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Fri 02 Aug
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Sun 25 Aug
at 08:45 PM
Evening Events
Fringe Dome Nights: Sonic Vision
Fringe Dome Nights: Sonic Vision

This August we are excited to announce the return of our Dome Nights! Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Fringe we will be showing three film...

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Sat 03 Aug
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Sat 24 Aug
at 08:45 PM
Evening Events
Fringe Dome Nights: Wish You Were Here
Fringe Dome Nights: Wish You Were Here

This August we are excited to announce the return of our Dome Nights! Every Thursday, Friday, Saturday and Sunday of the Fringe we will be showing three film...

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Sat 10 Aug
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Fri 23 Aug
at 11:30 AM
General
Pigfoot Theatre Presents How to Save a Rock
Pigfoot Theatre Presents How to Save a Rock

From the 10th to the 23rd of August, Pigfoot Theatre presents "How to Save a Rock" in the Biosphere at Dynamic Earth!

Quick catch-...

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September
Sat 14 Sep
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Dino's 20th Birthday Party
Dino's 20th Birthday Party

Dino’s Dynamos, our very own kids club, turns 20 years old this year! To celebrate we will be hosting a fun-filled birthday party for all of our visitors pac...

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Sat 28 Sep
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Sun 29 Sep
at 10:00 AM
General
Explorathon 2019
Explorathon 2019

Atlantic Adventures with ATLAS

Join us at Dynamic Earth as we take part in Explorathon!

Explorathon is how Scotland celebrat...

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Sat 28 Sep
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Atlantic Adventure
Atlantic Adventure

Find out about the amazing technology scientists use to investigate the deepest parts of our oceans and meet some of the creatures who live there.

Th...

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October
Sat 12 Oct
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Mon 14 Oct
at 10:00 AM
General
Aliens of the Deep
Aliens of the Deep

Take part in a wild workshop thanks to the Marine Conservation Society. Find out more about deep-sea animals, and the adaptions that help them survive in the...

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Sat 12 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
From Chew to Poo
From Chew to Poo

What happens to food after we eat it and why are the bacteria in our guts so important?

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Mon 14 Oct
at 07:00 PM
Evening Events
Public Talk: Science Behind the Blue Planet
Public Talk: Science Behind the Blue Planet

Science behind the Blue Planet: an interactive talk and panel debate by Professor Mark Brandon, Dr Phillip Sexton, Dr Miranda Dyson and Dr Pallavi An...

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Tue 15 Oct
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Wed 16 Oct
at 10:00 AM
General
Science Showcase: Open University 50th Anniversary Celebration
Science Showcase: Open University 50th Anniversary Celebration

Featuring: Meet the scientists, Hands on Science activities for all, Getting into Citizen Science

Meet academic and student scientists from The Open ...

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Tue 15 Oct
at 07:00 PM
Evening Events
Public Talk: 1969 And All That
Public Talk: 1969 And All That

1969 And All That; 50 years since the moon landings and 50 years of The Open University by Professor Monica Grady

Professor of Plane...

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Thu 17 Oct
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Sun 20 Oct
at 10:00 AM
General
Destination Moon!
Destination Moon!

Celebrate 50 years since the Apollo moon landings at Dynamic Earth. Join us to learn the epic story of humanity’s first voyage to another world through fun, ...

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Wed 23 Oct
at 07:00 PM
Evening Events
Fri 25 Oct
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Sun 27 Oct
at 10:00 AM
General
Festival of Physics
Festival of Physics

Celebrate the wonder of science, the power of curiosity and the inventions and discoveries that shape our world and our future. Join the Institute of Physics...

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Sat 26 Oct
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic

Technology & music can be great friends. In this hands-on workshop you will build your own digital instrument using everyday items (including fruit and v...

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November
Sat 02 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Spectacular Space
Spectacular Space

Help Dino answer some big questions about space and explore some of the greatest scientific achievements of the last 20 years.

Three wor...

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Sat 09 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Planet Protectors
Planet Protectors

The rainforests are in danger and need your help! Join Dino in a virtual reality tour and try our eco-friendly shopping challenge to find out how we ca...

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Sat 16 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Accidental Science
Accidental Science

Experiments don’t always go to plan. Join Dino to learn about some accidental discoveries from the last 20 years as well as some scientific ‘facts’ pro...

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Sat 30 Nov
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Eco Engineering
Eco Engineering

Over the last 20 years we’ve learned a lot about how engineering can affect our planet. Join Dino as we look to the future of engineering and design ou...

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December
Sat 07 Dec
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Missions to the Moon with Apollo
Missions to the Moon with Apollo

Join Dino on an epic mission to our closest neighbour in space, the Moon! What did it take for humans to land on the Moon and where might we journey in...

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Sat 14 Dec
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
The Future
The Future

Dino turns 20 this year and a lot of science has happened in that time! But what will the big discoveries and developments be over the next 20 years? J...

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Fri 27 Dec
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Tue 31 Dec
at 10:00 AM
General
Destination Space!
Destination Space!

Dynamic Earth is BLASTING into the New Year with our new programme Destination Space, which celebrates the UK's world leading role in groundbreaking space sc...

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January
Thu 02 Jan
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Sun 05 Jan
at 10:00 AM
General
Destination Space!
Destination Space!

Dynamic Earth is BLASTING into the New Year with our new programme Destination Space, which celebrates the UK's world leading role in groundbreaking space sc...

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Sat 11 Jan
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Coastal Creatures
Coastal Creatures

2020 is the Scottish Year of Coasts and Waters. 

Join Dino to discover more about the wonders of the shallow sea. Bring your own shoebo...

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Sat 18 Jan
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Atlantic Adventure
Atlantic Adventure

Find out about the amazing technology scientists use to investigate the deepest parts of our oceans and meet some of the creatures who live there.

Th...

Read more >
Sat 25 Jan
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
From Chew to Poo
From Chew to Poo

What happens to food after we eat it and why are the bacteria in our guts so important?

Read more >

February
Sat 01 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic

Technology & music can be great friends. In this hands-on workshop you will build your own digital instrument using everyday items (including fruit and v...

Read more >
Sat 08 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Spectacular Space
Spectacular Space

Help Dino answer some big questions about space and explore some of the greatest scientific achievements of the last 20 years.

Three wor...

Read more >
Sat 22 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Planet Protectors
Planet Protectors

The rainforests are in danger and need your help! Join Dino in a virtual reality tour and try our eco-friendly shopping challenge to find out how we ca...

Read more >
Sat 29 Feb
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Accidental Science
Accidental Science

Experiments don’t always go to plan. Join Dino to learn about some accidental discoveries from the last 20 years as well as some scientific ‘facts’ pro...

Read more >
March
Sat 14 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Eco Engineering
Eco Engineering

Over the last 20 years we’ve learned a lot about how engineering can affect our planet. Join Dino as we look to the future of engineering and design ou...

Read more >
Sat 14 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Missions to the Moon with Apollo
Missions to the Moon with Apollo

Join Dino on an epic mission to our closest neighbour in space, the Moon! What did it take for humans to land on the Moon and where might we journey in...

Read more >
Sat 28 Mar
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
The Future
The Future

Dino turns 20 this year and a lot of science has happened in that time! But what will the big discoveries and developments be over the next 20 years? J...

Read more >
April
Sat 25 Apr
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Coastal Creatures
Coastal Creatures

2020 is the Scottish Year of Coasts and Waters. 

Join Dino to discover more about the wonders of the shallow sea. Bring your own shoebo...

Read more >
May
Sat 02 May
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
From Chew to Poo
From Chew to Poo

What happens to food after we eat it and why are the bacteria in our guts so important?

Read more >

Sat 09 May
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic
Now that’s what I call makeymakeymusic

Technology & music can be great friends. In this hands-on workshop you will build your own digital instrument using everyday items (including fruit and v...

Read more >
Sat 30 May
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Spectacular Space
Spectacular Space

Help Dino answer some big questions about space and explore some of the greatest scientific achievements of the last 20 years.

Three wor...

Read more >
June
Sat 06 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Planet Protectors
Planet Protectors

The rainforests are in danger and need your help! Join Dino in a virtual reality tour and try our eco-friendly shopping challenge to find out how we ca...

Read more >
Sat 06 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Missions to the Moon with Apollo
Missions to the Moon with Apollo

Join Dino on an epic mission to our closest neighbour in space, the Moon! What did it take for humans to land on the Moon and where might we journey in...

Read more >
Sat 06 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
The Future
The Future

Dino turns 20 this year and a lot of science has happened in that time! But what will the big discoveries and developments be over the next 20 years? J...

Read more >
Sat 13 Jun
at 10:00 AM
Dino's Dynamos
Accidental Science
Accidental Science

Experiments don’t always go to plan. Join Dino to learn about some accidental discoveries from the last 20 years as well as some scientific ‘facts’ pro...

Read more >