Fringe by the Sea Events

8 - 14 August 2022

Wednesday 10 August

Coastal Wildlife Walk

Join Scottish Seabird Centre’s Conservation team for a relaxing walk along the coast to find out more about local seabirds, shorebirds and cetaceans. Learn more about bird ID, starting with the basics and covering some of the most iconic species found around the coastline. Friendly, quiet dogs are welcome, but we ask that they are kept on a short lead throughout. Suitable for ages 16+

Coastal Wildlife Walk

Thursday 11 August

Seaside Science – Crab Tales!

The secret life of Hermit Crabs. Discover where they like to live and what they like to eat.

Seaside Science - Crab Tales

Friday 12 August

Rockpool Ramble

Join a guide from the Scottish Seabird Centre to discover the amazing wildlife hidden on the rocky shore in North Berwick. Prepare to be amazed by the variety of life and the different adaptations of the creatures you meet, from scuttling crabs to beautiful anemones and seaweeds. Suitable for ages 5+ . Under 16s to be accompanied by an over 18. Well behaved dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.

Rockpool Ramble
Our rockpool rambles will run on Friday 12, Saturday 13 and Sunday 14 August.

Saturday 13 August

What’s For Snack Puppet Show

What’s for Snack? is an interactive live puppet show with Craig the Crab. Young visitors will be asked to help Craig who has eaten some marine litter by mistake. He will be joined by some of his seaside friends who will try to help him get rid of his sore tummy. This is a fun, informal show aimed at young children 2+. It will introduce them to different kinds of marine animals and some of the challenges they face out in the ocean. Kids go free. Accompanying adults must have a ticket and can bring up to 4 children.

Whats for Snack Puppet Show

Rockpool Ramble

Join a guide from the Scottish Seabird Centre to discover the amazing wildlife hidden on the rocky shore in North Berwick. Prepare to be amazed by the variety of life and the different adaptations of the creatures you meet, from scuttling crabs to beautiful anemones and seaweeds. Suitable for ages 5+ . Under 16s to be accompanied by an over 18. Well behaved dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.

Live Science Show - SucSeed

Professor Egghead is on a mission to revive the seabed with the help of an underwater superhero seagrass! Join him to discover more about these underwater super plants and how they can help our oceans and wildlife recover. This brand-new fun-filled show is full of messy experiments and plenty of audience participation – can you help Egghead SucSEED?! Children go free. Adults must purchase a ticket (maximum 4 children per adult).

Science Show - SucSeed

Sunday 14 August

Rockpool Ramble

Join a guide from the Scottish Seabird Centre to discover the amazing wildlife hidden on the rocky shore in North Berwick. Prepare to be amazed by the variety of life and the different adaptations of the creatures you meet, from scuttling crabs to beautiful anemones and seaweeds. Suitable for ages 5+ . Under 16s to be accompanied by an over 18. Well behaved dogs are welcome but must be kept on a lead.

Rockpool Ramble

Seaside Storytelling

Bring your kids along for an hour of escapism, with a series of wonderful marine-themed stories. This relaxed event is aimed at pre-school children and their parents and carers. The event runs for one hour but is designed to be ‘drop-in’ and informal. Stay for one story or stay to hear them all – it’s up to you! Please book 1 ticket per person (not per household group).

Seaside Storytelling