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In May 2013 we are launching a new science festival in Crianlarich: the Middle of Scotland Science Festival (MoSSFest).

With funding from the Scottish Governnment, MoSSFest will run from May 3rd - 5th in venues throughout Crianlarich. There will be schools and public events for all ages.

All events are free!!

Crianlarich Village Hall

Saturday May 4th and Sunday May 5th, 10am - 4pm

Science Fun

Hands on Science | The Energy Show | Cosmic Way Roadshow | Sungazing
Films | Planetarium shows and much more

Saturday at 1.30pm and 3.30pm: "The Energy Show"
with award winning presenter Jamie Gallagher
Petrol, ping pong balls, calories and cookies: what do they all have in common? Energy!
Famelabber Jamie Gallagher burns food, bounces balls and generates electricity
as he shows us what energy is and why we can't create or destroy it.

Sunday 10am - 4pm: "The Problem with Water Wheels"
Meet our Victorian entrepreneur and engineer Frank Stewart Sandeman - owner of Stanley Mills in 1880!
Try building a model waterwheel to find out the problems he's been having powering his mill,
and take away a solution to try at home.
Presented by Historic Scotland | Drop in activity | Suitable for age 6 and up

Crianlarich Parish Church

Saturday May 4th and Sunday May 5th, 10am - 4pm

Art Meets Science: Exhibitions and Film

Chips with Flair | Cosmic Way Exhibition | Who has STEM Cells? | Unity Principle
Film: Torque-Energy and Wind Turbines explored in Music and Dance (Sunday 12.45pm)

Station Tea Rooms, Crianlarich

Saturday May 4th and Sunday May 5th, 10am - 4pm

CTR Wilson and the Cosmic Way

Find out more about Scotland's only Nobel Prize Winner in Physics... try some cosmic snacks too!

Crianlarich Hotel

Saturday May 4th 5pm - 10pm

May the Fourth Be With You: an Evening of Entertaining Science

"Star Wars - A New Hope" - special film screening and "Science of Star Wars" talk, 5pm
Fun quiz with a science theme, 8pm

Crianlarich Youth Hostel

Saturday May 4th from 10pm

Exploring the Dark Side of the Universe

Stargazing with University of Glasgow astronomers

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