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    Royal Society of Edinburgh
    22-26 George Street
    EH2 2PQ

Winter Wonders at the RSE – 9th and 10th December

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Our Winter Wonders event in 2018 was a great success! Thanks to all who came along. Make sure you’re following us for details of all our events in 2019.

9th December: Festive Family Day 12 noon–4 pm

Come in from the cold and enjoy all things wintry and wonderful with our fantastic showcase of talks, storytelling, films and exhibits. We’ve lined up family-friendly talks from amazing speakers and got some hands-on activities too. If you want to know more about ice and snow, cold water coral reefs, Northern lights, winter wildlife or polar research – then this is the event for you!

When you want to ‘chill out’, you can settle back for screenings of our specially-selected seasonal films! And we’re making it even more perfect by opening up our Festival café when you can warm up with a mince pie, hot chocolate or mulled wine.



10th December: Festive Guided Room Tours 10 am–2 pm

Step back in time with our Guide  as she introduces you to the wonderful rooms of the RSE building. Take advantage of this rare opportunity to hear more about the history and secrets of the rooms of one of Edinburgh’s grandest buildings, home to Scotland’s National Academy.

Timings of room tours:
10.15 am
11.15 am
12.15 pm
1.15 pm

It’s all free and there’s no need to book for either day – just turn up and experience a warm RSE welcome!

This event is part of the 24 Doors of Advent – Edinburgh’s Christmas programme.

Please note, there may be some photographs taken at this event.