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Van Gogh Alive UK

17th March-17th July 2022

Venue: Edinburgh West

Address: Festival Square Lothian Road Edinburgh

Festival Square in the centre of Edinburgh will host Van Gogh Alive, ‘the world’s most visited immersive, multi-sensory experience’ that exhibits the life and work of the seminal Dutch artist.

Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt

13th June-31st August 2022

Venue: Royal Yacht Britannia

Address: Ocean Terminal, Leith

Clarence the corgi is looking for the perfect hiding spot! Step aboard and see if you can spot Clarence and friends in our Cuddly Corgi Treasure Hunt.

AccessEA Summer Camps

27th June-17th August 2022

Venue: The Edinburgh Acedemy

Address: The Edinburgh Academy - Junior School

Join one of these flexible Holiday Camps this summer located at the Edinburgh Academy Sports Hub! With over 20 camps to choose from they are ideal for 5-17 year olds.

Outdoor Events

Giraffe About Town

1st July-29th August 2022

Venue: Around Edinburgh

Edinburgh Zoo is working with creative producers Wild in Art to present Giraffe About Town – a large-scale public art event in Edinburgh in the summer of 2022. The event will feature more than 40 sculptures...

Outdoor Events

The Nickelodeon Experience

1st-14th July 2022

Venue: Royal Highland Centre

Address: Royal Highland Centre Ingliston, Edinburgh West

Brand new outdoor immersive event Nickleodeon Experience is launching this summer, promising to be an epic adventure for the entire family. This first-of-its-kind experience will be touring the UK from...



How UEFA Women’s EURO 2022 players are using the tournament to inspire children.

Midlothian family days out

Midlothian family days out

For outings this Spring, look no further than Midlothian. There’s lots to offer close to home.

Can art benefit development?

Can art benefit development?

Check out our 6 tips and tricks to make your little artist feel more enthusiastic about art.

Competition time

Competition time

Win a copy of Fletcher and the Rockpool and explore the glittering world beyond Fletcher’s wood!

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