Activities & Events

A fun day out for the whole family.

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    Midlothian Science Festival at IKEA

    Monday 10th October - Thursday 20th October

    Dolly Memories (Mon 10th - Friday 14th 10am - 9pm)

    It's the 20th anniversary of the birth of Dolly the Sheep at the Roslin Institute. Visit our pop-up exhibition of memories and add a contribution to the poject via our Dolly Memories postcard or website.

    The Chemistry Show (Mon 17th & Wed 19th 2pm - 3pm)

    Expect bangs, flames and foam as Midlothian's favourite chemists delight us with their action packed show. With Paul Murray and Robin Andrews. 

    All Things Glowing (Mon 17th & Tue 18th 9:45am/ 10:30am / 11am / 11:30am)

    Have some flourescent fun and make a glow in the dark nightlight. The early session (9:45) is for children with additional support needs and their carers. 

    Untangling Resilience To Depression (Thu 20th 6:30pm - 8:30pm)

    What makes some people more able to withstand life's knocks than others? Expert researchers will explore this. 

    For more information or to book online for selected workshops visit www.midlothiansciencefestival.com

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    Schools Out!

    Kids activities every Friday in the Restaurant

    Join us every Friday in the Restaurant from 1-3pm for a different craft activity for kids each week! Please see below for a full list of activities:

    September

    Friday 23rd September -  Bowl Decorating  
    Friday 30th September -  Picture Frame Decorating

    October

    Friday 7th October - Plate Decorating
    Friday 14th October - Making Night Lights
    Friday 21st - Making Bug Hotels
    Friday 28th - Making Halloween Candles 

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    Tinies Crèche Activities - September

    Keep the kids entertained with a different craft activity in our crèche each day. 

    As well as a soft play area, dressing up box, puzzles and DVD’s, there is always a craft activity for the kids to get involved in. 

    This Week-

    Mon 19th -  Dab Painting 
    Tue 20th - Dinosaur Paper Plates
    Wed 21st - Modelling Clay
    Thu 22nd - Collage Making 
    Fri 23rd - Leaf Hedgehogs
    Sat 24th - Plate Decorating 
    Sun 25th - Plate Decorating 
    Monday 26th - Dab Painting
    Tuesday 27th - Collage Making 
    Wednesday 28th - Painting 
    Thursday 29th - Roller Painting 
    Friday 30th - Modelling Clay
     

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    Weekly 'How-To' Workshops

    Coming Soon!

    Come and learn everything from creating the bedroom of your dreams to organising your wardrobe.

    Check back soon for a full list of workshops taking place at IKEA Edinburgh.