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Enlightened! A Walking Tour of Edinburgh's New Town in the Age of Reason
Explore the New Town with Enlightened! walking tours and learn about how clever Edinburgh's people of yore were. Booking is essential.
Tue 23 Dec
Tue 30 Dec
Tue 6 Jan 2015
FameLab – Scottish Final
Learn all the scientific factoids your heart ever desired at this science communicator face-off.
Sat 17 Jan 2015
Free / 0131 650 4874
- 14:30 – 16:30 FameLab – Scottish Final National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh
Lichen Walk and Air Survey
Learn how to monitor air quality by examining what lichens are growing on nearby tress.
Sat 21 Nov 2015
Free / 0141 420 5010
Meet at the World Buffet Carpark, just off Nitshill road.
- 13:00 – 15:00 Lichen Walk and Air Survey Dams to Darnley Country Park, Glasgow
The Orchid Collection at the Botanics
This afternoon workshop will start with a tour of the orchid collection at RBGE followed by a talk on the cultivation of some of the most widely cultivated genera. Led by RGBE Horticulturist Bruce Robertson.
Sat 14 Mar 2015
£30 Booking required. Please phone the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £27) / 0131 248 2909
- 13:00 – 16:00 The Orchid Collection at the Botanics Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh
Talks on the vast subject of space, aimed at adults. Each month covers a different topic.
Wed 14 Jan 2015
Wed 11 Feb 2015
Wed 11 Mar 2015
Try Science: British Science Week
Take part in one of OPAL's environmental surveys and find out how to get involved in some citizen science.
Sat 21 Mar 2015
- 13:00 – 15:00 Try Science: British Science Week Dams to Darnley Country Park, Glasgow
Watery Worlds and Soggy Citizens
Go pond dipping in an effort to find out of the Dams to Darnley ponds can support wildlife.
Sun 5 Apr 2015
Meet at the World Buffet Car Park off Nitshill Road.
- 13:00 – 15:00 Watery Worlds and Soggy Citizens Dams to Darnley Country Park, Glasgow