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Dunbar SciFest & EDF Energy Light Night projection show "Chain Reaction" onto Torness power station

04-March-2016

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The "Chain Reaction" light show will be projected onto Torness power station every evening between 6.30pm and 10pm, FRIDAY 4 to SUNDAY 13 MARCH 2016. The Chain Reaction light show is a series of artistic interpretations of the complex and unseen processes that generate the steam energy...

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EDF Energy Dunbar Community Science Ceilidh for families

04-March-2016

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Come along for a ceilidh for the whole family with a wee science twist!
Along with all your favourite dances, from the Gay Gordons to the Flying Scotsman, we’ll be thinking about how we can improve the Dunbar Community. Pupils from Dunbar Primary School will share a new dance developed to...

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EDF Energy Illuminating Science Ceilidh for families

05-March-2016

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In the dark about the science of light? Join the award-winning Science Ceilidh Band and a team of scientists for an evening of Scottish ceilidh dances with a twist on the theme of light. Written as part of International Year of Light, we’ll be explaining photons in the Dashing White Light Wave,...

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An Ingenious Whittler - John Muir the Inventor exhibition

05-March-2016

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Find out about the amazing machines that John Muir invented to make life easier. How did the early rising machine work? Watch out for a noisy surprise! Take away your own blueprint for an ingenious invention. www.jmbt.org.uk

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Scottish Science and Technology Roadshow

05-March-2016

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Interactive exhibition
The Scottish Science and Technology Roadshow 
Aimed at 7 yrs up to adults (Although we’ve seen plenty of younger children enjoy the exhibits too!) 
An exciting range of over 50 interactive science activities including: controlling lightning; seeing a hole in...

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Evening Talk: Heroines of the Nuclear Age

09-March-2016

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Ian Hamilton from Belhaven, Dunbar examines the inter-connected roles of four remarkable and courageous women and how their lives, research and discoveries intertwined and led the way in our understanding of the inherent risks of ionising radiation. Bring your own bottle and we’ll provide...

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STREET ART - 2 OUTDOOR PHOTOGRAPHIC EXHIBITIONS FROM THE ROYAL PHOTOGRAPHIC SOCIETY

10-March-2016

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Gather on Dunbar High Street to see two Royal Photographic Society exhibitions projected onto the exterior of the John Muir Birthplace.

INTERNATIONAL IMAGES FOR SCIENCE
Communicating science and helping inspire a new generation of scientists and engineers is something that photography can do...

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Evening Talk: TV's Dr James Logan “The Scottish Midge - a tiny terror”

10-March-2016

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Dr James Logan, originally from North Berwick, is a Senior Lecturer at the London School of Hygiene & Tropical Medicine and a C4 and BBC TV Presenter. James researches novel ways to control insects that transmit human and animal diseases in the UK and overseas, exploring the complex...

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Coastal Wild Food Foraging Walk and Cook-In

11-March-2016

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 Explore Dunbar’s wild larder on a super low spring tide with Mark Williams of Galloway Wild Foods - Scotland’s only full-time foraging tutor. Learn to find, identify, sustainably harvest and cook seaweeds, shellfish, coastal herbs and succulent plants. Treats and tasters throughout, with a...

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Evening Talk: Bite Size Science and Wild Cocktails

11-March-2016

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•   Champagne, oysters, buttered asparagus, chocolate, chilli... do these foods make just your heart rate rise..? Come and hear about the science and psychology of aphrodisiacs so that you know exactly what those moreish morsels are doing to you, with Dr Kathy Charles, Edinburgh Napier...

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Evening Event: The Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas Triple Act

12-March-2016

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NOW CANCELLED   - 12.03.16

The Beltane Public Engagement Network and Fair Pley have brought the Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas to the Edinburgh Fringe since 2013. The Cabaret gives researchers and members of the public the chance to discuss and debate cutting-edge research in an informal,...

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Evening Talk: Hearing Loss or Deaf Gain?

13-March-2016

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Enjoy another Cabaret of Dangerous Ideas show challenging how we should think about deafness. How should we describe deaf people? Join Professor Jemina Napier, Heriot Watt University, and Dunbar SciFest’s very own Dr Audrey Cameron to debate whether it is Hearing Loss or Deaf Gain?