Welcome to the first edition for 2019 of our Edinburgh Kids Hot List. We wish you a fabulous 2019, with lots of fun times with friends and family. Let’s kick off the new year in style with these fabulous family friendly events, classes and activities below…

The Giant Lanterns of China

The Giant Lanterns of China return to Edinburgh Zoo this winter. Join us for a new and exciting adventure as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life. Escape into a world of folktales and fantasy with over 450 beautifully crafted lanterns lighting a magical trail through the Zoo. For 50 legendary nights, we’ll […]

Merbabies Swim School

Independent swim school Merbabies are wildly popular. They start a new 8 week block of baby to pre-school swim classes from Monday 7th January. Their gentle, fun and child led ethos of Teach with love, learn through play ensures water confident happy children and is why they are Swim Teacher Association Accredited and also consistently […]

digiDinos at Dynamic Earth

Join the Dino’s kids club at Dynamic Earth to develop your digital skills and find out how these are useful to environmental scientists. Over the course of six Friday afternoons, you will explore coding and digital making to help you build a working wildlife detection device using a Raspberry Pi! Who?   8-14 year olds What?  […]

Build-a-Bot Club

Come to our amazing Build-a-Bot after school group where you can learn how to build, code and customise your very own Otto, the adorable biped robot. Otto is the ideal companion for developing STEM skills. While building and coding, children exercise mathematical thinking; reinforce their technological and physical knowledge and enhance abilities such as problem […]

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 these days of social networking, texts and emails, children and young people are more likely to connect with each other electronically. Our classes […]

Family workshop: the Legacy of Colonialism

Family Workshop Saturday 9th February I 10am – 4pm The Legacy of Colonialism This workshop examines the historical connections between Scotland and Empire. Led by the Another Country team, and using different drawing techniques, we will use works in the exhibition as a starting point to look at how histories can be obscured, even in recent days. […]

Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest

Camera Obscura & World of Illusions is inviting the littlest kids to come join the fun at their annual Teeny Tiny Toddler Fest. The event runs for five days from Monday 7 – Friday 11 January 2019 and a new theme of space will be the focus for the activities. From galaxies to stars, spacemen […]

Bauhaus & Liberty Family Workshop

Join us for a creative collage session exploring the bold and colourful Liberty Bauhaus prints. This workshop with focus on the abstract patterns and bold geometric shapes of the Bauhaus era. All children must be accompanied by an adult. Attendees will receive a 10% discount on full price items in Dovecot Shop on the day of […]

The Rock Project

The Rock Project is the UK & Ireland’s premier school for children’s contemporary music tuition. We offer group lessons in electric guitar, bass guitar, drums and vocals and the opportunity for young people aged 7-18 years old to put their musical skills into practice by performing regularly each week as part of a band. During the […]

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