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31728Be part of our science theatre scratch night

Be part of our science theatre scratch night

This autumn we’re holding our first ever science theatre scratch night as part of our Science in the Spotlight project, and you could be part of it! Science in the Spotlight aims to bring together the wonder of the theatre and the explosive world of science communication. We launched the project

Category: Festival News       Posted: 27 May 2016

31701Science in the Spotlight shows recognised in 2015-16 CATS shortlist

Science in the Spotlight shows recognised in 2015-16 CATS shortlist

We’re absolutely delighted that both of the theatre shows developed as part of Science in the Spotlight for the 2016 Edinburgh International Science Festival have been recognised in the 2015-16 Critics’ Awards for Theatre in Scotland.    Science in the Spotlight was a new project launched at the 2016 Science Festival, which

Category: Festival News       Posted: 16 May 2016

31656A new partnership with The Lyceum

A new partnership with The Lyceum

This morning the Royal Lyceum Theatre announced David Greig’s first season as Artistic Director and we are delighted to be part of it. During the 2017 Edinburgh International Science Festival, The Lyceum will present the Scottish premiere of A Number by acclaimed contemporary playwright Caryl Churchill and directed by award-winning

Category: Festival News       Posted: 03 May 2016

31221Announcing the winners of our 2016 Sci-Ku competition

Announcing the winners of our 2016 Sci-Ku competition

Our annual nationwide Sci-Ku competition, aimed at promoting science and literacy in the classroom, saw 1,348 space-themed entries from pupils in primary and secondary schools all over Scotland. Many of the entrants took inspiration from Tim Peake’s mission on the International Space Station, the discussion of Pluto’s planetary status or even

Category: The Reading Experiment       Posted: 26 April 2016

30946That's a wrap for Science Festival 2016!

That's a wrap for Science Festival 2016!

The 2016 Edinburgh International Science Festival drew to a close last night, rounding off a successful two and a half weeks packed full of discussions, workshops, performances, screenings, special events and exhibitions. This year we embarked on a voyage of discovery to look at issues around the theme of Building Better

Category: Festival News       Posted: 11 April 2016

101315 cool things you can see at Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

5 cool things you can see at Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire

Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire is a showcase of invention, creativity and resourcefulness, bringing together some of Scotland's best inventors, designers and tinkerers. This year we’re filling Summerhall with amazing makers from all sorts of unexpected areas to celebrate the maker movement. If you’ve never been to a Maker Faire before,

Category: Festival News       Posted: 09 April 2016

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