Press release from Edinburgh Skeptics

Edinburgh Skeptics are back with a bang! It’s their third year at the Free Fringe taking a skeptical look at the end of the world, with talks from some of the best names in logic, science and reasoning. Sex, zombies, ghosts, werewolves and cults all feature alongside a critical look at many other topics in the biggest Skeptics on the Fringe yet!

After a successful year of events and talks and having their Free Fringe event nominated for an Ockham award in Events/Outreach at the annual QED Conference held by The Skeptic Magazine (UK) and presented by Richard Wiseman, the Edinburgh Skeptics are gearing up for the Free Fringe: Fringe of Reason and are thrilled to present a host of excellent new speakers and familiar faces in the heart of the city at three excellent venues: The Banshee Labyrinth, The Jam House and The Southern Bar.       

At the Fringe of Reason

At the Fringe of reason is our flagship event. Running for three weeks over the course of August, Skeptics on the Fringe presents almost two years’ worth of Skeptics in the Pub style events as part of the Edinburgh Fringe Festival. Featuring speakers from the world of science, performance, scepticism and academia and again being held in Scotland’s allegedly “Most Haunted” pub, the Banshee Labyrinth (Venue 156) and the less haunted but no less special Jam House (Venue 44) for four flagship events beyond the fringe of reason and lessons in how to be a psychic from Ash Pryce at The Southsider (venue 148). Speakers this year include Professor Richard Wiseman, AC Grayling , Brooke magnanti (Author of the Sex Myth also known as sex blogger Belle Du Jour), Deborah Hyde (Editor of the Skeptic magazine) and many more.

The full schedule can be found from the SotF section of the Edinburgh Skeptics website.