Get your lab coats on

More than 100 events are to showcase the fascinating, funny and sometimes bizarre nature of science at this year’s Midlothian Science Festival.

Now, in its third year the festival is due to run from October 4-19.

Visitors will be encouraged to take part in activities such as simulated brain surgery, forensics, computer game design, pinhole photography, archaeology, mapping stars, battlefield pathology, brewing, supercomputing, veterinary medicine and rocket making.

For the full programme, visit: