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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.

Christmas

Christmas Nights

19th November-2nd December 2022

Time: 4.45pm-7.30pm (time slots)

Venue: Edinburgh Zoo

Address: 134 Corstorphine Rd, Corstorphine, Edinburgh EH12 6TS

A spectacular light trail will take you on a journey to discover the magic of Christmas spirit and Santa’s time at the zoo. Book online in advance. Adult £18; child £12 (members 14.50/£9.50), carers...

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Winter Trail

1st December-30th January 2022

Time: 10am-5pm

Venue: National Museum of Scotland

Address: Chalmers Street, Edinburgh EH1 1JF

Pick up a copy of the Winter Trail, find the objects and join in the party celebrations through the galleries. Free, drop-in

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Dino's: Fabulous Frogs

29th January 2022

Time: 10am, 1pm and 3pm

Venue: Dynamic Earth

Address: Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AS

We will visit the forests to learn all about what an indicator species is, go ‘pond’ dipping, and make your own froggy friend! Sessions last an hour and a half and cost £1.50. See the website for...

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Dino's: Desert Discoveries

5th February 2022

Time: 10am, 1pm and 3pm

Venue: Dynamic Earth

Address: Holyrood Rd, Edinburgh EH8 8AS

It may rain a lot in Scotland, but some places on our planet can go for months without a drop! Find out how climate change is impacting the people that live in- and around- deserts, and learn about the...

Time to rhyme with Roger Stevens

Time to rhyme with Roger Stevens

Roger Stevens, author of the children’s poetry book Razzmatazz, helps us to understand and teach rhyme.

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.

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