Born Free Forever

When: 6 Oct – 1 Jan Where: The Meadows, Edinburgh South Cost: Free Time: Various W: bornfree.org.uk Featuring stunning life-size, bronze lion sculptures to raise awareness and vital funds for lions. Visit the event website here: https://www.bornfree.org.uk/born-free-forever

Bodyworks Exhibition

Glasgow Science Centre 50 Pacific Quay, Glasgow

When: Daily. Where: Glasgow Science Centre. Cost: Free with Science Mall ticket. Time: Various. Take on the role of the snot barrier, perform a virtual autopsy and bust some moves at the DNA disco – you’ll never look at your body the same way again. W: glasgowsciencecentre.org/discover/our-experiences/bodyworks

Free with admission

Edinburgh Treasure Trail

When: Various. Where: Edinburgh Old Town. Cost: From £9.99. Time: Various. Self-guided treasure hunt trail that covers the east end of the Royal Mile, twisting and turning through Edinburgh’s ancient streets. W: treasuretrails.co.uk/products/what-to-do-edinburgh-lothian

£9.99

Love Gorgie Farm

When: Various. Where: Gorgie Road, Edinburgh. Cost: Free but donations welcome. Time: 9.30am-4pm. Get a hands-on experience of taking care of farm animals at the community-led charity. W: lovegorgiefarm.org.uk

Free

Magical Christmas Light Trail

When: 1 Dec – 30 Dec Where: Various Locations in Edinburgh Cost: From £40 Time: 1:15pm – 9:15pm W: timberbush-tours.co.uk Join Timberbush Tours this Christmas on board a very special co-ho-hoach tour, departing from Edinburgh. Visit the event website here: https://www.timberbush-tours.co.uk/our-tours/from-edinburgh/1-day-tour/magical-christmas-light-trail

£40

Jurassic Live

Edinburgh Playhouse 18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh

Where: Edinburgh Playhouse When 8 Dec Time: 12pm & 5pm Cost: From £21.65 W: atgtickets.com Aimed at the whole family this comedic & thrilling new family-fun stage adventure follows our team of dino rangers on the hunt for a missing baby dinosaur. Visit the event website here: https://www.atgtickets.com/shows/jurassic-live/edinburgh-playhouse/

£21.65

Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder

National Museum of Scotland Chambers St, Edinburgh

When: 9 Dec – 1 May Where: National Museum of Scotland Cost: Various Time: Various W: nms.ac.uk Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder features eight zones filled with immersive, hands-on experiences. Visit event website here: https://www.nms.ac.uk/exhibitions-events/exhibitions/national-museum-of-scotland/doctor-who-worlds-of-wonder/