Let us share some fabulous family friendly events, classes, and activities taking place this month with our April Kids Hot List…

Booking is Now Open for the Edinburgh International Children’s Festival

May 25 – June 2, 2019 From intimate shows for toddlers to compelling plays for teenagers, the Festival’s programme caters for all ages. Here are a few highlights:- The Little Bath (2-6 yrs) – A unique dance performance full of white floating bath foam, sculpted to create fantastical creatures Small Wonders (5-11 yrs) – This year, we […]

Little Seedlings Holiday Club: Egg-cellent Gardens Easter Workshops!

Thursday April 18, 2019 Price: Free The Easter bunny isn’t the only creature that hides eggs in our gardens in spring – birds, butterflies and ladybirds do it too! Our holiday club will take a look at the different eggs that may be hidden away right now. During the workshop our little seedlings will: Create […]

Seabird Easter Holiday Club

April 8-12, 2019 Become a Seaside Scientist this Easter at our brilliant Easter holiday club (for kids aged 6-12). Join our education officer, Fran, for a week of fun-filled activities, including rockpooling, mini beast hunts and outdoor survival skills! For the full timetable visit the Learning section at www.seabird.org. Kids can be dropped off between […]

Artisan Stitch Sewing Classes and Creative Textile Workshops

Sewing classes and creative textile workshops for adults and children aged 8-12 years. Recently voted ‘Best sewing classes in Edinburgh’, Artisan Stitch is close to the city centre. It’s run by Textile Designer/Artist, Jen Skedd who’s been sewing since she was 7 years old. Sewing is an excellent activity for children’s mental and physical development. […]

Kids Gain Free Entry to Britannia this Easter With Their Favourite Cuddly Toy!*

Come along and introduce your toy to our Reception team and gain a free child ticket to The Royal Yacht Britannia (two children go free with every full paying adult or senior)*. Rated Scotland’s Best Visitor Attraction, VisitScotland, all ages will enjoy seeing the five decks from the homely State Apartments to the Naval Crew’s […]

Helen O’Grady Drama Academy

“Development Through Drama!” The Helen O’Grady Drama Academy prides itself on being a wide community-based drama school. With our unique curriculum, the Academy aims to develop confidence, self-esteem and communication skills. In our summer term (April-June) our students begin work on a short, scripted play which they will perform for family and friends at the […]

Easter at the Palace of Holyroodhouse

Daily from Monday, 8 Apr 2019 – Sunday, 21 Apr 2019 Visit over the Easter holidays and try out our new Easter trail – search the Palace to spot the weird and wonderful hats, wigs and crowns worn throughout the ages. Visit our Family Room to enter our competition to design an Easter bonnet for […]

Edinburgh Science Festival Returns this April

The Science Festival will return in 6–21 April 2019 with the theme of Frontiers. Inspired by the 50th anniversary of the Moon landings, the 2019 Festival theme is Frontiers, exploring the boundaries of knowledge and the spirit of adventure and enquiry that drives science, technology, engineering and maths. Within this theme, specific areas of focus will […]

Easter Eggcitement at Almond Valley

Daily from 30th March to 22nd April Throughout the Easter school break, the farm is alive with the cheeps and bleats of baby animals, who will be introduced to you at handling and encounter sessions. Grab your clue sheet, sharpen your pencil, and tear around the farm collecting clues on the springtime trail. Keep a […]

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