Dunbar Science Festival 2013 Monday 11 – Sunday 17 March 2013 We are offering a full Education Programme as part of Dunbar SciFest 2013. Monday 11 – Thursday 14 March Generation Science, the education outreach programme of Edinburgh International Science Festival, will be providing 25 workshops (4 age-specific themes) within the two… Continue reading Dunbar SciFest 2013
Earlier today the Edinburgh Book Festival Programme for 2012 was launched, which invites visiting authors and audience members to rethink the world around us. Details, including a download link, are available here: http://www.edbookfest.co.uk/news/the-2012-programme-rethinking-the-world-around-us Here’s an extract about the Children’s Programme: Prolific and hugely popular children’s writer Vivian French is our Guest Selector for the RBS Children’s… Continue reading EdBookFest 2012 Programme Launched
Museum Events over the next month
Sunday, 17 June | Dunbar Town House Museum and Gallery, John Muir’s
Birthplace | 1pm–4pm | Families | Children under 8 must be accompanied
by an adult | Suggested donation £1 per person | Drop-in event
As part of Dunbar’s Civic Week, come for an afternoon of seaside fun in Dunbar’s museums. Craft activities, games and stories can be enjoyed by families at John Muir’s Birthplace and Dunbar Town House Museum
and Gallery. With a special guest appearance from the Royal National Lifeboat Institution.
Battle of Prestonpans Family Day
Sunday, 1 July | Prestongrange Museum |
12pm–4pm | Everybody | Children under 8
must be accompanied by an adult | Suggested
donation £1 per person | Drop-in event
Step back in time to 1745 to join the Jacobite camp as it prepares for the Battle of
Prestonpans. Hear the stories, watch the soldiers practise with their weapons and fi nd out how
they lived with the Alan Breck Regiment. Watch out for a few skirmishes as government troops
invade the camp!
Battle of Prestonpans Family Day Poster
You can also check out our programme of workshops in ELC’s Summer Activities Brochure. Book your place by completing the booking form at the back of the booklet and submitting it to the address on the form. http://www.eastlothian.gov.uk/downloads/file/1896/summer_activities_2012
Green Scene is a two-day event for primary schools. It is taking place on the 11th September for P2 to P4 classes and 12th September for P5 to P7 classes. During their visit school groups attend three workshops. Each one lasts an hour and is provided by different heritage and environment organisations. Classes are usually… Continue reading Newhailes’ Green Learning Festival returns for another year, with new workshops to choose from.
We would like to invite you and the children in your school to help celebrate the return of the puffins to the Firth of Forth islands and our 12th birthday – it would be fantastic to have you involved! On Saturday 19 May at 11:00 in a city centre location in Edinburgh (to… Continue reading Dancing Puffins Flash Mob – Be Involved