What To Expect At This Year’s Edinburgh Science Festival…

What To Expect At This Year's Edinburgh Science Festival…
What To Expect At This Year's Edinburgh Science Festival…

THE MIRROR TRAP

  • Wed 30 June at 7.30 pm
  • On Zoom

https://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/the-mirror-trap

Not for the faint-hearted: The Mirror Trap is a short headphone play/experience/installation/horror story about psychology and quantum physics which audiences have described as  “weird”, “trippy”, “deeply unsettling” and “terribly sad”. It is quite meditative in tone, so don’t expect any jump scares.

IN MEMORIAM (pictured)

  • From now until 9 July
  • Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh – free but ticketed

https://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/in-memoriam

Internationally renowned artist Luke Jerram brings his touring artwork to Scotland for the first time. Paying tribute to all those who lost lives in the pandemic and to NHS workers, In Memoriam uses NHS bedsheets to form a medical white and blue logo.

MY DEPRESSION, YOUR DEPRESSION – SAME NAME, DIFFERENT STORIES

  • Mon 28 Jun — Fri 2 Jul & Mon 5 Jul — Fri 9 Jul
  • George Square Gardens and The Meadows

https://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/my-depression-your-depression–same-name-different-story

Walk in the shoes of people with lived experience of depression & those who research this condition. Each story mindfully crafted by the storyteller, these telling narratives demonstrate that despite the term depression having a universal meaning, each person who suffers from it experiences it differently.

ELEMENTAL

  • On until 11 July
  • Summerhall

https://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/elemental

Discover and interact with the elements on this magical, multi-sensory journey through an intriguing, immersive digital world where magic meets alchemy and alchemy meets science. Join fellow explorers as you play, discover, create and experience for yourself how a limited number of elements come together to create the almost infinite variety of our Universe.

WILD VETS

  • Mon 28 June at 10.30 am
  • Online

https://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/wild-vets

An interactive digital workshop for kids ages 5+. Take on the role of an animal conservationist in this totally wild workshop – discover more about Scottish wildlife heritage by learning about the animals that used to live here and the work being carried out to reintroduce creatures – such as the beaver – to Scotland.

THE GREATEST INVENTIONS OF THE FUTURE

  • Mon 28 June at 7.30 pm and then on-demand
  • Online

https://www.sciencefestival.co.uk/event-details/the-greatest-inventions-of-the-future

Scotland’s glittering history of invention and innovation is well known around the globe but can looking at the landmark discoveries of the past help us predict the future? This event brings together inventor Alison Grieve, futurist and author Adrian Hon and engineering historian Carol Marsh to explore the constants that tie together humanity’s relationship with technology through time and to speculate what the folk of 2121 might single out as today’s most important discoveries.



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