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: Life of Brian (1979)

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 23 February 2017 7:15 PM

In a departure from our recent Sci-fi offerings, we're bringing you the funniest movie of all time: Monty Python's Life of Brian; introduced by Gordon McRea of The Humanist Society Scotland.

The film really should need no introduction but t... Read More


Skeptics Underground: Is it OK to punch a Nazi?

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 5 March 2017 2:00 PM

On the weekend when Donald Trump was inaugurated, noted neo-Nazi Richard Spencer was punched on camera, setting off a a firestorm of controversy about the place of violence in political activism. Is violence ever justifiable? Is violence always un... Read More


Edinburgh Skeptics Social

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 7 March 2017 7:30 PM

A chance to get together with like minded people and set the world to rights over a few drinks. We usually reserve one of the large tables in the main bar. Feel free to get in touch if you are nervous about being a new face.

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My very own replication crisis - David Carmel

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 16 March 2017 7:30 PM

The science of psychology is in crisis: Influential findings are failing to replicate all over the place; in fact, a recent large-scale effort has only ma... Read More


Skeptics Cinema & SciScreen presents: A Plastic Ocean

Held by Edinburgh Skeptics Society on 23 March 2017 7:15 PM

A PLASTIC OCEAN begins when journalist Craig Leeson, searching for the elusive blue whale, discovers plastic waste in what should be pristine ocean. In th... Read More