Born Free Forever

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

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:

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:


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:


Magical Christmas Light Trail

When: 1 Dec – 30 Dec Where: Various Locations in Edinburgh Cost: From £40 Time: 1:15pm – 9:15pm W: Join Timberbush Tours this Christmas on board a very special co-ho-hoach tour, departing from Edinburgh. Visit the event website here:


Jurassic Live

Edinburgh Playhouse 18-22 Greenside Place, Edinburgh

Where: Edinburgh Playhouse When 8 Dec Time: 12pm & 5pm Cost: From £21.65 W: 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:


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: Doctor Who Worlds of Wonder features eight zones filled with immersive, hands-on experiences. Visit event website here: