Ten fascinating facts about the world's oldest public science festival!


Food, Fascination and Family Fun: the Science Festival's Opening Weekend

Apr 03

Making the most of the Edinburgh International Science Festival this weekend...

Science At The Heart of Edinburgh

Feb 13

The Edinburgh International Science Festival launched its 2014 programme today, take a peek inside...  

Save the Date for Science Festival 2014

Jan 30

Exciting news about the 2014 Edinburgh International Festival programme launch. 

Science at the Heart of Things

Dec 04

 Science is all around us! So if you're heading into Edinburgh in April, be sure to immerse yourself in the magic of the world around us...

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Festival essentials


Enlightened Edinburgh

We take a look at some of the great scientific minds of Edinburgh, a city with more than its fair share of geniuses…

The Edinburgh Mini Maker Faire - Get Making!

The Science Festival showcases maker culture in the ultimate Show and Tell... 

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Beyond the festivals

Exploring Scotland

Some of the world's most spectacular scenery and most enduring experiences are just a short trip away. Why not extend your visit to Edinburgh's Festivals and explore Scotland?


Choose from national collections and international blockbusters to more intimate spaces and exhibits to venues that encourage exploration and adventure.

Explore Edinburgh

The villages of Edinburgh are well worth discovering – each is surprisingly close to the city centre, and a world away from what you might expect.

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