Welcome to the Festival of Creative Learning, a year-long series of events exploring creative learning and innovation at the University of Edinburgh, culminating in a curated week of events each February. 

If you would like to run an event in the February Festival, or a Pop-up event any time of the year, click here for more details.

Violence, Austerity, Community

Thu 26th Apr 18

An evening lecture on the theme of ‘Violence, Austerity, Community’ featuring an in-person presentation from Debi Fry (Programme Director: MSc International Child Protection Research at the University of Edinburgh), a...

ChatSci: Conversation Series 4 - Week 1

Mon 7th May 18

InterSci's conversation series is back and better than ever!

Our Ask A Scientist series has been newly rebranded as ChatSci, providing a chance for people of all disciplines to chat...

WikiProject: Law edit-a-thon

Tue 15th May 18

This event is aimed towards adding and/or improving legal articles on Wikipedia as part of the WikiProject: Law. The articles to be edited will be in the area of technology...

Festival of Creative Learning & Magma Film Poetry Preview Screening

Wed 16th May 18

The Festival of Creative Learning has partnered with Magma Poetry on a collaborative project in which 4 students from the prestigious Edinburgh College of Art Film Directing MFA/MA and...


Wednesday, 18 April, 2018 - 13:00

About me Hi everyone I’m Kostas, one of the many event organisers of FCL18. My event was “Cooking with Science: From molecular gastronomy to gourmet cooking”. I’m a PhD student, with a background in Electronics & Electrical Engineering. Nothing to do with cooking! Why I got involved in the Festival The Festival was an opportunity … Continue reading COOKING WITH SCIENCE #FCL18: STORY & OUTCOME

Sharing Stories From #FCL18

Monday, 9 April, 2018 - 14:00

It is seven weeks today since the curated week of the Festival of Creative Learning (19th – 23rd February) started and we are already well along with planning for the 2019 Festival. Jennifer and I are still processing the feedback and evaluations from the week and aiming to refine our processes and resources over the … Continue reading Sharing Stories From #FCL18

The best souvenir from Edinburgh

Tuesday, 6 March, 2018 - 16:01

I read somewhere that words and ideas are big stones in a river. Jumping from one to another you can get to the other side. However, if you always jump on the same ones, you always end up at the same point. The edge of the river is long and there are lots of different … Continue reading The best souvenir from Edinburgh

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