Looking for something interesting to do this weekend? Why not get out and about with the Science Festival! Glimpse into a world of dog-training, creative industries, Scottish landscape and more in our jam-packed weekend of events.
Be amused, inspired and learn something new with our amazing selection of events! Our highlights for the weekend are…
Where do art and science meet? Line Digital presents Under The Hood, a show exploring the innovative ways in which the arts and digital sectors can collaborate. Drop in for free, between noon to 6pm at Inspace, and discover the processes involved in creating amazing interactive online experiences. Suitable for 14+.
Made in Scotland tells the story of Scotland’s dramatic landscape, as it drifted from the South Pole to its current position and explains how its geological union with England and Wales has helped us understand the workings of our planet. A must see for geography fans. Free entry, 4pm at Informatics Forum. Suitable for 14+.
Explore the spectrum of mind-altering substances available across the globe, from coffee to hashish with High Society. Find out the history of drugs in medicine, religion and recreation and how international trade in them has shaped our modern world. 8pm at Informatics Forum. Suitable for 14+.
On Sunday, you can amuse yourself with the science of comedy hosted by the witty Robin Ince and indulge in a little comedy science with the marvellous Improbable Research guys! Their mission is to make you laugh and then make you think…
If your dog has a mind of its own, The Science of Dog Training is for you. This show will teach you the tricks of the trade and explain the science behind having an obedient dog. You can even catch a wonderful demonstration from the canine stars of the Auchinlay Dog Agility Group. 7.30pm at George Square Theatre. Suitable for 16+.
Don’t miss the rare screening of Luc Besson's cult classic The Big Blue, 8.30pm at The Filmhouse. This beautiful and contemplative love story tells the story of a man torn between life on land and the perilous underwater world of free diving. Suitable for 14+. Tickets can be purchase from the Filmhouse box office on 0131 228 2688.
For a full list programme details check out our What's On page.