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'LOOK FOR THE LIGHT' Schools' and Family Challenge


Monday 9th February - Sunday 8th March
A collaborative initiative between Dunbar SciFest and the Dunbar Traders Association, this educational activity is based on the different forms of light within the Electromagnetic Spectrum and links to our key 2015 festival themes IYL15. It will run between...

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The Magic Lantern


After a day full of fun, stay on for our Nights of Light. Inspired by the United Nations International Year of Light 2015 (IYL15), as the sun sets board the bus at the Dunbar Garden Centre to see “The Magic Lantern” at Barns Ness Lighthouse, on Saturday 7 and Sunday 8 March...

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Scottish Science and Technology Roadshow


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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Early Bird Event


SCI-FUN will be opening its doors early on the Sunday morning of Dunbar SciFest, to allow individuals with Autism Spectrum Condition and their families to experience the interactive exhibits in relative peace.  There are lots of of visual and tactile science displays to learn from in a fun...

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Marine Life of the Firth of Forth


The first event reflects Dunbar’s scenic coastal location where you can discover more about the Marine Life of the Firth of Forth. Delve the depths of the Firth of Forth and discover its marvellous marine life – seabirds, seals, dolphins and whales, sharks, fish and starfish and more exotic...

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Rally & Broad celebrate Women in Science


Dunbar SciFest asked CoastWord to organise a performance event as one of the evening sessions this year and they have created a fantastic literary and musical cabaret to celebrate Women in Science. Rally & Broad are delighted to bring their eclectic mix of words, music and lyrical delight to...

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Outdoor projection exhibition: Royal Photographic Society images projected onto John Muir Birthplace


Evenings of Friday 13th to Sunday 15th March:  A digitised version of the Royal Photographic Society exhibition will be projected onto the exterior wall of the John Muir Birthplace during the evenings of Friday 13th to Sunday 15th March. Thanks to Hugh Turvey, international X-ray artist,...

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Fabulous Food and Drink from our Fertile Fields & Rich Seas


From 8pm on Saturday 14 March, the halls of the Bleachingfield Community Centre will be the venue for Fabulous Food and Drink from our Fertile Fields & Rich Seas. Professor Derek Ball from Heriot Watt University will explore how food can improve human performance. Using diet to manipulate...

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IYL15 - How Light Inspires Creativity


 Dunbar SciFest is delighted that New Thing’s first meeting will be held before Dunbar Sci-Fest’s ‘How Light Inspires Creativity’ on Sunday 15 March from 7.45pm at The Dunbar Townhouse. Here is a new thing to bring us together in conversation and thought. ‘New Thing’ will be a series of...

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