Things to do with kids in Edinburgh & The Lothians

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Ray Harryhausen - Titan Of Cinema

14th June-20th February 2022

Time: 10am to 5pm

Venue: Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art Modern Two

Address: 73 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DS

An epic journey into magical movie nostalgia. Without Ray’s pioneering techniques there would be no Star Wars, Wallace and Gromit or Lord of the Rings. Adults from £12, Under 12s free.

Indoor Activities

 Flying Into The Future Trail

26th June-31st October 2021

Time: 10am to 5pm

Venue: National Museum of Flight

Address: East Fortune Airfield, East Lothian, EH39 5LF

Explore the museum with a new family-friendly trail. Learn about the challenges faced by the aviation industry and discover some of the innovative solutions that could be used. Most suitable for families...

Arts & Crafts

Edinburgh Art Festival

29th July-29th August 2021

Time: Times vary

Venue: Edinburgh

Address: Online and venues

The festival will see more than 35 exhibitions across the city, alongside a digital programme of events.

Outdoor Events

 Camping At Dalkeith Country Park

30th July-31st August 2021

Time: Any time

Venue: Dalkeith Country Park

Address: Via King's Gate, Dalkeith EH22 1ST

Campsite pitches include small, medium and large pitches or customers can hire a pre-pitched small or medium tent which include air beds. You can also buy discounted vouchers in advance for breakfast in...

Outdoor Events

River Dipping

5th August 2021

Time: 2pm to 4pm

Venue: Water of Leith Visitor Centre

Address: 24 Lanark Rd, Edinburgh EH14 1TQ

A fun afternoon in the river searching for creatures. Wear your wellies. 7 to 11 year olds only. Drop off event. Tickets £7.

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