Welcome to Edinburgh Skeptics

Every month, Edinburgh Skeptics hosts a talk, a discussion group and a pub social night, and we have a lively Facebook Group.

Details of our coming events are on Meetup

Coming Events:

Skeptics Cinema & SciScreen presents: Burke and Hare (2010)

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 27 October 2016 7:15 PM

As part of the Edinburgh Horror Festival, come along and see the 2010 John Landis movie staring Simon Pegg and Andy Serkis as two of Edinburgh's most notorious serial killers: Burke and Hare. 

Why rob graves when killing's so much easier..... Read More

Devil's Advocate - Halloween Special

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 30 October 2016 5:45 PM

Devil's Advocate is Edinburgh Skeptics original comedy panel gameshow. Initially running for two series during the 2010 and 2011 Edinburgh Festival Fringes it returned for special episodes over the years.

Then it stopped. It disappeared. An... Read More

Skeptics Undeground:Trolley Problems & Other Philosophical Games

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 6 November 2016 2:00 PM

This time we'll be having some fun with philosophical puzzles and ethical quandaries. Trolley problems, prisoner's dilemmas and other head scratchers will be on the table. Everyone is welcome to bring along their favorite puzzle, or come along to ... Read More

SitP - Ali Floyd - Lies, Damn Lies and Science Communicators

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 17 November 2016 7:30 PM

With the rise of the science centre as an educational experience a new profession has arisen: the professional, full-time science communicator. Distinct from researchers who carry out engagement as part of their work and unwilling to be teachers, ... Read More

Skeptics Cinema & SciScreen presents: The Wind Rises (2013)

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 24 November 2016 7:15 PM

Jiro dreams of flying and designing beautiful aeroplanes, inspired by the famous Italian aeronautical designer Caproni. Nearsighted from a young age and unable to be a pilot, Jiro joins a major Japanese engineering company in 1927 and becomes one ... Read More

Open Mic Night

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 15 December 2016 7:30 PM

Have you ever been sat in one of our Skeptics in the Pub talks and I thought “This is shite, I could do better than this!” Now is your chance to give it a go.

We’re holding an open mic night for the last speaker event of the year (15t... Read More