Edinburgh International Science Festival


Edinburgh International Science Festival delivers one of Europe's largest Science Festivals, giving audiences amazing experiences through a programme of innovative and inspiring discussions, workshops, performances, screenings, special events and exhibitions. 

In addition to the two-week Festival, the Science Festival also delivers a primary school education programme that tours Scotland, and a variety of international projects

What makes it special?

  • The Science Festival brings great minds together for a programme that fosters dialogues about the future of our culture, our nation, our planet and our understanding. Edinburgh International Science Festival will return from 1 – 16 April 2017 and will examine digital technologies and developments with a programme built around the theme Our Connected World
  • A family programme of inspiring shows and workshops, where visitors of all ages can get hands-on with cutting-edge science through interactive events and workshops on everything from accessible technologies to spacecraft, dinosaurs and the inner workings of the human body and mind.
  • A programme of entertaining evening events for adults that offers nights out with a scientific twist featuring discussions, debates, performances, food and drink and memorable interactive experiences with plenty of opportunities for audience involvement.
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