Then go to the Midlothian Science Festival  at Newbattle Abbey on Monday 7 October from 7-9pm. Five Scouts from 12th Midlothian (Dalkeith) Scout Troop are presenting a session on astronomy. The presentation has been put together with an astronomer from the Royal Observatory Edinburgh and is suitable for all ages (and parents too).

Booking will soon be open at Please come along with your Colony, Pack, Troop or Unit and support the Dalkeith Scouts in learning about the night sky and enjoy some space-themed fun.

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Martin Browne, District Commissioner, Midlothian.