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Bringing Up Baby

11th March-29th September 2019

Time: Monday to Saturday 10am – 5pm, Sunday 12pm – 5pm

Venue: Museum of Childhood

Address: 42 High Street, Edinburgh

A new exhibition which aims to highlight the difficult decisions and the different responses made by parents across the generations. Featuring objects from the museum’s collection including Paddi...



1st June-1st July 2019

Time: Times vary

Venue: Royal Commonwealth Pool

Address: Dalkeith Road, Edinburgh EH16 5BB

Booking opens on June 1 for July for the Commie’s popular inflatable playground on water, Aquadash. Slide, climb and bounce your way through the thrilling obstacles. Each session last 50 minutes and...

indoor activities

Corgi Treasure Hunt

1st June-31st October 2019

Time: 9.30am-4.30pm

Venue: The Royal Yacht Britannia

Address: Ocean Dr, Edinburgh EH6 6JJ

Tour the five decks of the Royal Yacht and look out for Clarence the cuddly corgi and friends in the Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt. Win a badge for your efforts at the end of your visit.

outdoor events

Royal Highland Show

20th-23rd June 2019

Time: 7am-8pm Thurs- Sat, 2am-6pm Sunday

Venue: Royal Highland Centre

Address: Ingliston, Edinburgh EH28 8NB

The annual celebration of all things food, farming and rural life, including all the animals. Attractions for children include the RHET Discovery Centre with cooking workshops and live demonstrations....

theatre & cinema

The Ollissey

21st-22nd June 2019

Time: 9pm – 10pm

Venue: Scottish Storytelling Centre,

Address: 43-45 High Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1SR

It’s Penny’s birthday, and Ollie has to get all the way to Colinton from deepest, darkest Trinity. Simple. Now if only he knew where his bus pass was… Five boys. Six miles. One mission. No bus pass....

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