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The Luxury of Time: Clocks from 1550 – 1750

4th October-26th January 2020

Time: 10am-5pm

Venue: National Museum of Scotland

Address: Chambers St, Edinburgh EH1 1JF

Explore the history of early British clock making in this small display. Featuring beautiful objects from the golden age of British clock making in the 17th century, these exquisitely decorated pieces...

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Conscience Matters

14th November-26th January 2020

Time: 9.45am-5.45pm

Venue: National War Museum

Address: Edinburgh Castle EH1 2NG

Included in Edinburgh Castle admission. This exhibition at the National War Museum explores the little-known story of British conscientious objectors of the Second World War through paintings, poems,...

Theatre & Cinema

Disney’s The Lion King

5th December-29th March 2020

Time: 7.30pm (matinees 2.30pm)

Venue: Edinburgh Playhouse

Address: Greenside Place, Edinburgh EH1 3AA

Set against the majesty of the Serengeti Plains and to the evocative rhythms of Africa, Disney's multi award-winning musical is the powerful story of Simba and his epic adventure to his destined role...

indoor activities

Parasites: Battle for Survival

6th December-19th April 2020

Time: 10am-5pm

Venue: National Museum of Scotland

Address: Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF

This interactive family-friendly exhibition will explore the fight to eliminate five tropical diseases and the role of research taking place in Scotland. Best suited to older primary school children and...

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Afternoon tea at Almond Valley

20th January-22nd March 2020

Time: 2pm-4pm

Venue: Almond Valley Heritage Centre

Address: Millfield Livingston EH54 7AR

Afternoon teas with a range of sandwiches and sweet treats for grown-ups and mini-versions for children.  Afternoon tea costs £12 per adult and £6 per child, it must be booked 24 hours...

Winter walks for families in Edinburgh and the Lothians

Winter walks for families in Edinburgh and the Lothians

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