Sunday 28 May - Programme

Please see below for a full programme of activites for Sunday 28 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

14.00 - 16.30

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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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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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

11.15

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 - 16.00

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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Telemann's Don Quixote (all ages)
Dunedin Consort

12.15, 12.45, 13.45, 14.45

Do you know what catgut strings are made of?  Or what a theorbo sounds like? Join us to find out as this award-winning baroque ensemble take us on a wonderful musical journey inspired by Cervantes's wonderful tale of love, fantasy and madness.

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I Wanna Dance With Somebody (all ages)
Women Dancing

Drop-in: 10.00 - 12.00 and 14.00 - 16.30

Group choreography: 12.00 – 13.00

Women Dancing want to dance with somebody. Drop-in and come help recreate a Whitney Houston-style music video… and maybe teach us some new moves!

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The Reluctant Boxer (4+ yrs)
Curious Seed

13.00 - 16.00

A playful and unpredictable hybrid of performance and installation featuring dancing, drawing, and live music. Imagine a Tracy Emin exhibition meets Stig of the Dump meets the Frankenstein story!