Scottish Science Festivals - Where and When…

image Published: Jan 28, 2014

There are a number of local science festivals held across Scotland throughout the year. Find out where, when and how your church can get involved.

There are several ways your church can get involved:

Publicise your local science festival in you church.

Offer your space as a venue.

Put on your own event - The Society, Religion and Technology Project can work with your church to put together a faith and science event. Contact us at

 Falkirk District Science Festival

 Last held 2015

 Hebridean SciTech Festival

 Last held 2013

 Caithness International Science Festival

 2 - 23 March 2019

 Dunbar SciFest

 Last held 2016 - usually March

 Fife Science Festival

 May 2018

 Strathern Science Festival

 4th - 9th March 2019

 Moray Science Festival

 Last held 2017 - usually March

 Ayrshire Science and Engineering Festival

 Last held 2015

 Edinburgh International Science Festival

 6 - 21 April 2019

 Dumfries and Galloway Science Festival

 Usually April/May (proposals usually required by December)

 Scottish Borders Science Festival

 Usually May


 Last held 2013 - usually May/Summer

 Glasgow University Science Festival

 6th - 16th June 2019 (proposals required by 15th December)

 Inverness Science Festival

 27th April - 12th May 2018

 Orkney International Science Festival

 5th - 11th September 2019

 Techfest (Aberdeen/Aberdeenshire)

 Last held 2018 - usually September/October

 Festival of the Sea - (centred around Oban)

 Last held May 2016

 Midlothian Science Festival

 5th - 19th October 2019 (deadline for proposals extended to 24 May)

Dundee Science Festival

 5th - 20th October 2019 (deadlines for proposals 2 August)



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