Thu 12 Oct 2017 - Sun 22 Oct 2017

Kite & Trumpet Festival

Festival of Polish Art for Children. Take part in creative workshops, admire beautifully illustrated Polish books, play with quality toys and games crafted in Poland and be inspired by fantastic... [more]

Thu 12 Oct 2017

Imaginate

Scratch That!

19:30 - 21:15

Come and join us in The Anatomy Lecture Theatre at Summerhall for Scratch That!, an evening of new ideas for young audiences that are still in development. The programme will consist of four short,... [more]

Tue 30 May 2017

Artiscience/SEICA in association with The Demarco European Art Foundation and ASCUS

Biology, Art and Science: Symposium on C. H. Waddington, D'Arcy Wentworth Thompson, et al.

18:30 - 21:00

This symposium is occasioned by the return visit to Edinburgh of Dr Charissa Terranova, Associate Professor of Aesthetic Studies in the School of Arts and Humanities of the University of Texas at... [more]

This event is not wheelchair-user accessible

Fri 21 Apr 2017

Theatre Sans Accents

Lost in Translation: A Bilingual Journey

19:30 - 20:30

Deeply rooted in family history, a young woman will grow out of her linguistic heritage to find her path with the English language from sunny Languedoc to bonnie Scotland. Performed in four different... [more]

Work in progress

Sat 01 Apr 2017 - Sun 16 Apr 2017

Science Festival - Family Shows

For families, there are 10 shows that combine the wonder of theatre with the explosive world of science communication. The interactive show Making the New Human  invites you to see yourself in a... [more]

Sat 01 Apr 2017 - Sun 16 Apr 2017

Science Festival - Adult Shows

Adults are spoilt for choice with a wide range of events, from discussions and exhibitions to workshops, shows and special events. You can also indulge in the tastier side of science with... [more]

Sat 17 Dec 2016

R P Wilson

Scams & Fantasies

19:00 - 20:00

Sixty minutes of suspense, mystery and surprise. R. Paul Wilson is an author, filmmaker, magician and the foremost expert on the art of deception. In this show, the former star of The Real... [more]

Sun 11 Dec 2016

Vortex Healing

Karmic Intensive (2 days)

10:45

VortexHealing offers two distinct paths: a path for learning to do deep healings on the body and psyche, and an awakening path. The healing path has various levels of trainings, outlined below, and... [more]

Mon 28 Nov 2016

Makers Marks with ASCUS and Edinburgh Hacklab

Makers Marks: Connecting Engineers & Scientists with Artists & Designers

19:00 - 21:30

The Makers Marks collaborative is hosting a networking event with ASCUS and the Edinburgh Hacklab on Monday 28 November at Summerhall. Join us for talks, tours of the labs and to meet engineers,... [more]

Sun 27 Nov 2016 - Sun 27 Nov 2016

BHP Comics

ECAF - Edinburgh Comic Art Festival

11:00 - 17:00

A weekend of new authors, new comic books and new comic art talent. London-based illustrator and writer Isabel Greenberg is the guest of honour and hosts talks and workshops. Exhibitors at the... [more]

Mon 14 Nov 2016

Vortex Healing

Multi-Frequency and Merlin's Jewel (6 days)

10:45

VortexHealing offers two distinct paths: a path for learning to do deep healings on the body and psyche, and an awakening path. The healing path has various levels of trainings, outlined below, and... [more]

Tue 08 Nov 2016

Home Energy Scotland

Restore Warmth to Your Historical Home

17:30 - 19:30

Do you need help to keep the heat in your Georgian or Victorian property this winter? This event brings together a range of specialists to offer help and guidance to improve the energy efficiency of... [more]

Fri 04 Nov 2016

The Demarco European Art Foundation

Von Ripper's Odyssey

18:00

Author Sian Mackay will be hosted by Summerhall and The Demarco European Art Foundation for the UK launch of her latest illustrated biography Von Ripper’s Odyssey. Intrigue, espionage, torture,... [more]

Sun 30 Oct 2016

Death Café

14:00 - 16:00

A Death Café is a friendly gathering, a chat about life and death over a cuppa. We talk about how views of death affect how we live our lives, and how experiences of life impact on attitudes... [more]

Tue 18 Oct 2016

LIS Scotland

Unity in Design: Landscape Architects and Architects Working Together

18:30 - 20:00

The Landscape Institute Scotland Reflections Series of talks and events aim for greater debate and knowledge transfer within the profession. As part of our contribution to the 2016 Festival of... [more]

Fri 30 Sep 2016

Patrick Holford

Five Keys to Connection

18:30

Discover the five keys to being connected and happy. Are you having a good time, full of ‘joie de vivre’ or are you bored or in discomfort of one sort or another, be it emotional or mental... [more]

Sat 16 Jul 2016

Florian Schwartz

Our little blue planet in the vastness of the universe

16:30 - 17:15

Is planet Earth, on which we live, really unique or only one of many on which intelligent life forms wonder about the origin of their existence and their role in the Universe. Within just about two... [more]

Sat 16 Jul 2016

University of St Andrews

Seeing one world with different pairs of eyes – joining arts & science

18:30 - 19:30

While all we share this world, we perceive it differently. Why are we missing certain aspects, and how could we obtain a more holistic view? Do different approaches merge somewhere or remain in... [more]

Sat 16 Jul 2016

University of St Andrews

Our little blue planet in the vastness of the Universe

16:30 - 17:15

Is planet Earth, on which we live, really unique or only one of many on which intelligent life forms wonder about the origin of their existence and their role in the Universe. Within just... [more]

Tue 12 Jul 2016

University of St Andrews

Einstein’s Gravity: What is it? And can we observe it?

18:00 - 19:00

In the early 1900's Einstein revolutionised our understanding of gravity with the introduction of General Relativity. To date, it is still the widely accepted interpretation of gravity,... [more]

Tue 12 Jul 2016

University of St Andrews

Einstein's Gravity: What is it? How does it work? And can we observe it?

18:00-19:00

In the early 1900's Einstein revolutionised our understanding of gravity with the introduction of General relativity. To date, General Relativity is still the widely accepted interpretation of... [more]

Sat 09 Jul 2016

University of St Andrews

Is the Pale Blue Dot Special?

16:30 - 17:30

For the last 400 years, scientific discoveries have unseated humanity from the centre of the Universe, from Copernicus’ heresy that the Sun was at the centre of the Solar System, to... [more]

Sat 09 Jul 2016

University of St Andrews

Is the Pale Blue Dot special?

16:30-19:30

For the last 400 years, scientific discoveries have unseated humanity from the centre of the Universe, from Copernicus’ heresy that the Sun was at the centre of the Solar System, to finally... [more]

Tue 05 Jul 2016

University of St Andrews

The Edge of Physics

18:00 - 19:00

Modern science is founded on physicalism: everything has a knowable, physical cause and predictable outcomes. But what happens when we push these physicalist assumptions to the limits? What... [more]

Tue 05 Jul 2016

University of St Andrews

The Edge of Physics

18:00 - 19:30

Modern science is founded on physicalism: everything has a knowable, physical cause and predictable outcomes. But what happens when we push these physicalist assumptions to the limits? What space is... [more]

Tue 28 Jun 2016

University of St Andrews

Keeping you in the dark - and making you see the the night sky…

18:00 - 19:00

We are able to see the night sky only during the hours of darkness. However, with a network of telescopes distributed around the world, the night sky becomes accessible around-the-clock. Hear from... [more]

Sat 25 Jun 2016

University of St Andrews

Our little blue planet in the vastness of the Universe

16:30 - 17:15

Is planet Earth, on which we live, really unique or only one of many on which intelligent life forms wonder about the origin of their existence and their role in the Universe. Within just about two... [more]

Sat 25 Jun 2016

University of St Andrews

Seeing one world with different pairs of eyes – joining arts & science

18:30 - 19:30

While all we share this world, we perceive it differently. Why are we missing certain aspects, and how could we obtain a more holistic view? Do different approaches merge somewhere or remain in... [more]

Fri 03 Jun 2016 - Sat 04 Jun 2016

EPIC International

Can Philosophy Free Ideas? Annual EPIC International Workshop

09:00 - 18:00

This annual 2-day workshop by EPIC International, a group of profound practical philosophers, will challenge your brains. It might free some thoughts you never knew you had. No lectures, but... [more]

Mon 16 May 2016

Jade Circle Edinburgh

Qi Gong Rising ~ Ancient Taoist Practices

09:35

Qi Gong Rising is the name of a new series of exercise classes taking place weekly to promote health in mind and body through cultivating energy as practised 5000 years ago in Ancient China. The... [more]