Saturday 27 May - Programme

Please see below for a full programme of activites for Saturday 27 May. There will be a printed programme with a Museum map available on the day. Some events have a specific starting time while others will be happening throughout the day. Most performances are drop-in, for events with small capacity, you can book time slots with the performers on the day.

The Four Go Wild in Wellies dance workshop is free but ticketed and can be booked in advance. See below for details.

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The Adventures of Snigel (1-5 yrs)
Caroline Bowditch and Company

10.00 - 13.00

Snigel is a curious snail who LOVES bubbles! Join Snigel‘s journey to find out where the bubbles come from.

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Special Delivery (5+ yrs)
A Bird in the Hand Theatre

10.15, 11.45, 13.30, 14.45

Look out for a postman on a bicycle who will stop and reveal magical puppet worlds hidden within his parcels.

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The Tallest (3+ yrs)
Mamoru Iriguchi

10.00 - 16.30

Can you become the tallest person in the gallery? Put on your cape and with the help of a grown up, explore the world from your new height!

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The Museum Builders (5+ yrs)
AAR Clowns

10.00 – 16.45

The Museum Builders are building a new museum. Join the slow motion human race! Look out for the high-visibility red nose.

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Into the Water (4+ yrs)
Up and Over It

15.45

A unique hand-tapping routine from these two masters of Irish dancing, which has garnered over 9 million online views!

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Four Go Wild in Wellies (3-5 yrs with accompanying adult)
Indepen-dance

14.45 and 15.45 - duration 40 min

A creative movement workshop, exploring themes of the outdoors, nature, friendships, and daily routines through dance.

This workshop is free but ticketed. Book here and make sure you book 1 adult and 1 child.

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Von Tuur Salon! (4+ yrs)
Emma Nutland & Samuel Jameson

10.00 - 16.30

Need a break? A pick-me-up? The Von Tuur Salon is here to indulge you in the very best of sound-escape therapy. (back by popular demand!)

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Edinburgh Places and Pockets (all ages)
Theresa Lynn

10.00 - 16.30

Help make a giant pop-up 'Edinburgh,' with your artwork in it! Walk through it, take selfies on the bus, and show us what your Edinburgh looks like...

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Snakes and Ladders (5+ years)
Island Collective

10.00 - 16.30

An interactive human scale game of Snakes and Ladders with a few surprises along the way!

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Magic Light Orbs (all ages)
Kyle McAslan

10.00 - 16.45

An interactive light and sound installation, re-creating calming scenes from science and nature.

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A Piece of You (7+ yrs)
Greg Sinclair

10.00 - 16.30

An intimate performance for one audience member at a time; your thoughts will be turned into a concert just for you.

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Now I Am : The Monologues (5+ yrs)
Visible Fictions

10.00 - 12.00

A series of short films celebrating  the rollercoaster ride that is growing up.

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The Monster Munchy Store (4+ yrs)
Ortonandon

10.00 – 16.45

Come and do some cutting, gluing, sticking and growling to transform cardboard into a monster’s dream menu!

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Professor Cuthbert's Curious Compass (2+ yrs)
Aaron Jeffrey

10.30, 11.30, 12.30, 14.15, 15.15, 16.15

Join Professor Cuthbert and his curious compass on an alternative tour of the museum, what will we see what will we be?

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The Bean Counter (6+ yrs)
Alice Mary Cooper

14.15 and 15.30 (duration 20min)

A delightful performance featuring a very official Jelly Bean Counter. She travels the world in search of someone who can guess exactly how many beans are in her jar. Will today be her lucky day? Or even yours?

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Chaussettes Chanteuses (Singing Socks) (3+ yrs)
Elspeth Chapman and Hamish Orr

A troupe of fabulous performing socks are lost in the museum. Keep your eyes open - you never know where they might pop up!

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Professor Max's Amazing Takeaway Poetry Stand (all ages)
Max Scratchmann

10.00 - 16.30

Professor Max will create astounding and fully illustrated poems in front of your very eyes.