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Q. How can I get a copy of the Festival brochure?

A. Our 2018 Science Festival brochure packed full of events will be available for download Wednesday 7 February. Keep the date in your diaries! The 2017 brochure is available to download on our Festival webpage.

Following the programme launch each year, you can pick up a printed copy of the programme at our Box Office in The Fringe Shop on the High Street or at any of our main Festival Venues. We also distribute copies at various venues in and around Edinburgh including train stations, libraries, cafes, bars ad pubs.

Please note that we do not maintain an annual Festival brochure mailing list.

If you would like a copy of the brochure in a different format please contact Please note that we may require additional time to produce these materials.

Q. Where are the Festival venues?

A. Science Festival events are held at various venues in and around Edinburgh and the surrounding area. Our main Festival venues include City Art Centre, the National Museum of Scotland, Summerhall, RZSS Edinburgh Zoo and Dynamic Earth.

Venue listings also include information Information on getting to each of our venues. Many of our venues are in the city centre and are easily accessible on foot or by public transport. Please consider using public transport when visiting our events – further transport information can be found on the following sites: 

If you are travelling from further afield, you can find information on Edinburgh and the surrounding area, along with accommodation listings and online booking at

Access information for each of our venues is also available in the venue section of our website. If you have special access requirements or need to book wheelchair spaces please contact our Box Office on 0844 557 2686.