Morning events, Days out, Science

15 events

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Space Mission for Santa

Live planetarium show with a Christmas twist. Ages 5–10.

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Fri 19 Dec

£2.20–£5 / 01962 863791

Sat 20 Dec

£2.20–£5 / 01962 863791

Sun 21 Dec

£2.20–£5 / 01962 863791

Blue Poppy (Meconopsis) Workshop

This one day workshop will look at cultivation and propagation techniques for successfully growing Meconopsis. Learn how and when to sow seed, divide plants and learn how we grow Meconopsis at RBGE. Taught by Alan Elliott.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 13 Jun 2015

Lecture Room 2

£50 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £45) / 0131 248 2909

BodyWorks

An exhibition all about how your body works, with the chance to perform a virtual autopsy, run in a giant hamster wheel and become a 'snot ninja' (lovely). Compare your physiological stats with other visitors and find out about all the latest scientific research into your very own body.

Glasgow Science Centre

Fri 19 Dec

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

Sat 20 Dec

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre

Sun 21 Dec

Included in admission / 0141 420 5000

  • 10:00 – 17:00 BodyWorks Glasgow Science Centre
…and 10 more dates until 31 Dec

Brick Wonders

Architectural gems in Lego, created by Warren Elsmore.

Paisley Museum & Art Gallery

Fri 19 Dec

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Sat 20 Dec

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

Sun 21 Dec

£4 (£3; Family £12) / 0300 300 1210

…and 47 more dates until 10 Feb 2015

Do Try This At Home 2

A science show all about exploring and experimenting, observing and asking questions. Ages 7+.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Fri 19 Dec

Free with normal admission / 0191 243 8210

Sat 20 Dec

Free with normal admission / 0191 243 8210

Sun 21 Dec

Free with normal admission / 0191 243 8210

…and 70 more dates until 1 Mar 2015 back to top

Dunbar SciFest

Dunbar's SciFest is an exciting, interesting and fun couple of days of shows, workshops, storytelling and talks.

Various venues: Dunbar

Sat 7 Mar 2015

£5 (Children £3; Family £15–£20)

Sun 8 Mar 2015

£5 (Children £3; Family £15–£20)

Gold

Why is gold so scarce? Because it's so heavy: most of the planet's gold sank to the core millions of years ago, with the stuff near the surface coming chiefly from meteorites. This look at the metal's amazing beauty, versatility and symbolism uses objects drawn from the Royal Collection, such as the Rillaton Cup, a Bronze…

Buckingham Palace, London SW1A

Fri 19 Dec

£9.75 (£8.95; Children £4.95 under 17s) / 020 7766 7300

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold Buckingham Palace, London

Sat 20 Dec

£9.75 (£8.95; Children £4.95 under 17s) / 020 7766 7300

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold Buckingham Palace, London

Sun 21 Dec

£9.75 (£8.95; Children £4.95 under 17s) / 020 7766 7300

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold Buckingham Palace, London
…and 61 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Fri 27 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh

Sun 29 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0131 556 5100

  • 09:30 – 16:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, Edinburgh
…and 119 more dates until 26 Jul 2015

The Queen's Gallery, London SW1A

Fri 19 Dec

£9.50 (£8.75; Children £4.80 under 17s) / 020 7766 7301

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, London

Sat 20 Dec

£9.50 (£8.75; Children £4.80 under 17s) / 020 7766 7301

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, London

Sun 21 Dec

£9.50 (£8.75; Children £4.80 under 17s) / 020 7766 7301

  • 10:00 – 17:30 Gold The Queen's Gallery, London
…and 61 more dates until 22 Feb 2015

Let It Snow, Let It Snow, Let It Snow

Investigate the science behind snow and ice in this show exploring frozen things. (No, not that Frozen).

Dundee Science Centre

Sat 20 Dec

Prices to be confirmed / 01382 228800

Lichen Identification

An introduction to the fundamental features of lichens. This one-day workshop will include a lab based session introducing the lichens, their structure and function and identification techniques and then some practice out in the Garden.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 28 Feb 2015

Teaching Lab

£50 Booking required. Please phone the Education Office on 0131 248 2937. (Members £45) / 0131 248 2909

Make your own Herbarium Specimen

The Herbarium is a reference library of dried plant specimens. This hands-on workshop demonstrates the skills required to produce these important and attractive plant records. The day will include collecting plant material, pressing and drying techniques, and the preparation and mounting of some herbarium specimens to…

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Lecture Room 1

£60 Booking required. Please phone the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £54) / 0131 248 2909

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Neuroscience Academy for Professionals

Everything from the brain and behaviour to neuroanatomy and neurobiology is covered in this workshop, which is designed to equip participants with useful information for the business world.

Soroptimist Residential Club, London W2

Fri 16 Jan 2015

£247–£297 / 07967 271274

Early bird and last minute pricing applies

Thu 29 Jan 2015

£247–£297 / 07967 271274

Early bird and last minute pricing applies

Thu 12 Feb 2015

£247–£297 Early bird and last minute pricing applies / 07967 271274

Raspberry Pi Day

A day dedicated to coding on the Raspberry Pi. Featuring talks, a laboratory area and the chance for people of all abilities to get hands-on.

John Anderson Building, Glasgow

Sat 17 Jan 2015

£2.50 (Children free) / 0141 548 3444

Saturday Drop-In Tours

Let the team at Stewart Brewing tell you all about the company has become one of Scotland's most award-garlanded craft breweries. Yes, you also get to try the beer.

Stewart Brewing, Loanhead

Sat 20 Dec

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

Sat 27 Dec

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

Sat 3 Jan 2015

£7.50 / 0131 563 7580

…and 50 more dates until 19 Dec 2015

Super Cells

Explore the amazing science behind stem cells in this brand new exhibition.

Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sat 28 Feb 2015

Included in admission / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Super Cells Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Sun 1 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Super Cells Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne

Mon 2 Mar 2015

Included in admission / 0191 243 8210

  • 10:00 – 18:00 Super Cells Centre For Life, Newcastle upon Tyne
…and 48 more dates until 19 Apr 2015

Wildflower Identification at Dawyck

Join Phil Lusby at the stunning Dawyck Botanic Garden for an illustrated guide to native wildflowers. This one day workshop includes a hands-on session to teach you some basic skills, plus a field trip for a chance to put them into practice.

Dawyck Botanic Gardens, Peeblesshire

Sat 27 Jun 2015

Dawyck

£50 Booking required. Please call the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £45) / 01721 760254