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Biggar Science Festival 2022


Easily accessed from Edinburgh via the A702, and around an hour from Glasgow via the M74, Biggar also enjoys good scenic road links with the Scottish Borders, Dumfries & Galloway and the south.

This year, the festival will be in two locations:


Friday, 9th September 2022, 19:30 for the screening of Apollo 11. 

Biggar Corn Exchange

126 High St.


ML12 6DL,

Saturday 10th September 2022, 10am - 10pm for the main festival

Loaningdale House


South Lanarkshire

ML12 6LX

Leave Biggar on the B7016 and Loaningdale House (also signposted "Scottish Centres") is on the right, about half a mile from Biggar High Street.

Biggar is a traditional market town with a rich scientific heritage, situated in rural Lanarkshire. Come and be curious about the world around us!​

  • Biggar sits at the watershed between the rivers Clyde and Tweed.

  • There is an  extremely rich and varied historical and archaeological heritage of Clydesdale's landscape - which can be explored in Biggar & Upper Clydesdale Museum and at Wanlockhead Mining Museum.

  • Biggar has the only preserved gasworks in Scotland, built in 1839 to provide gas for street lighting and domestic use. Here you can learn how gas was made from coal before the advent of natural gas in the 1960s.

  • Snowploughs have been designed and manufactured in Biggar since 1936.

  • An Impressive range of farming, engineering and high tech. companies have links with Biggar.

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