Afternoon events, Days out, Science

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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.

Dundas House, Edinburgh

Tue 23 Dec

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

Tue 30 Dec

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

Tue 6 Jan 2015

£10 (groups of five or more £8 per person) / 07459 109460

Meet outside.

…and 16 more dates until 28 Apr 2015

FameLab – Scottish Final

Learn all the scientific factoids your heart ever desired at this science communicator face-off.

National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh

Sat 17 Jan 2015

Free / 0131 650 4874

Lichen Walk and Air Survey

Learn how to monitor air quality by examining what lichens are growing on nearby tress.

Dams to Darnley Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 21 Nov 2015

Free / 0141 420 5010

Meet at the World Buffet Carpark, just off Nitshill road.

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.

Royal Botanic Garden, Edinburgh

Sat 14 Mar 2015

Board Room

£30 Booking required. Please phone the education office on 0131 248 2937 to book. (Members £27) / 0131 248 2909

Space Lecture

Talks on the vast subject of space, aimed at adults. Each month covers a different topic.

Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Wed 14 Jan 2015

£6–£10 / 01962 863791

  • 16:30 – 21:00 Space Lecture Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Wed 11 Feb 2015

£6–£10 / 01962 863791

  • 16:30 – 21:00 Space Lecture Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

Wed 11 Mar 2015

£6–£10 / 01962 863791

  • 16:30 – 21:00 Space Lecture Winchester Science Centre & Planetarium

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.

Dams to Darnley Country Park, Glasgow

Sat 21 Mar 2015

Free

Watery Worlds and Soggy Citizens

Go pond dipping in an effort to find out of the Dams to Darnley ponds can support wildlife.

Dams to Darnley Country Park, Glasgow

Sun 5 Apr 2015

Free

Meet at the World Buffet Car Park off Nitshill Road.