Since 2010, the Edinburgh Science Festival has been taking science to streets, parks, markets, festivals, museums and shopping centres of Scotland with their custom-made busking bikes. These tricycles of tricks have become a welcome and familiar sight in all sorts of unexpected places, drawing enthusiastic crowds with hands-on experiments and exciting shows that use everyday materials to demonstrate concepts fundamental to science, inciting curiosity and a thirst to discover more.
Come and see us Saturday 13th April at Cameron Toll
Always free for everyone and anyone, always family-friendly and always surprising; our miniature pieces of street theatre weave fast-paced demonstrations together with great science stories. Street Science brings the Edinburgh Science Festival out of the halls, galleries and laboratories of the city and into real public spaces. We’ve presented fast and fizzy 20-minute investigations into carbon dioxide that invites the audience to produce their own CO2 and consider both its vital uses and its risky side, taken a voyage of brilliant ballistics that introduces Newton’s laws of motion and explored science magic with strange materials and unusual phenomena, creating crowd-stopping illusions… and then explain how these illusions work.