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July 2013

Free places for 6 -12 years olds on BBC’s festival workshop ‘Super Human Challenge’

10 July 2013

The BBC are offering children aged between 6-12 years the opportunity to book onto this live, interactive show as part of BBC Learning at the Edinburgh festival, taking place straight after the summer break. We will be at the BBC’s festival hub (BBC Pink Tent, Corner of Potterrow and Marshall Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9BT) and are offering a unique op…


Women’s role in Warfare reexamined at Surgeons Hall Museum

10 July 2013

Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving On 13th June 2013, the exhibition Words and Deeds: Women, Warfare and Caregiving opened at the Museum. The exhibition, in partnership with The University of Edinburgh, features reinterpretation of surgical and military objects and new research by Yvonne McEwen from The Centre for the Study of Modern C…


Professor Peter Abrahams to give festival lecture on 2nd August at 6pm

9 July 2013

Leonardo da Vinci was one of the greatest anatomists ever to have lived. He personally dissected more than thirty human corpses to explore every aspect of anatomy and physiology, and recorded his findings in drawings of unparalleled beauty and lucidity. Had he published his researches, Leonardo would have transformed European knowledge of the human…



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