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Edinburgh school pupil Connie Blacklaw (8), checks out a Dolly the Sheep-themed trail at the National Museum of Scotland, part of the programme for Maths Week Scotland, which starts today (Monday 25 September)-6 credit Duncan McGlynn

Maths Week Scotland kicks off tomorrow

This week will see maths-related activities taking place across the country in the annual Maths Week Scotland programme. The theme of this year’s programme, which is coordinated by National Museums Scotland and funded by the Scottish Government, is Maths in Motion.  

Monks from Edinburgh's Dhammapadipa Temple welcome a buddha to the National Museum of Scotland. The statue is on loan from the temple as part of a new display 'Theravāda Buddhism' opening Saturday 16 September. Credit: Duncan McGlynn

Buddha from an Edinburgh temple goes on display at the National Museum of Scotland

A Buddha on loan from The Dhammapadipa Temple in Edinburgh is being exhibited as part of Theravāda Buddhism, a new display opening on 16 September at the National Museum of Scotland, which highlights religious practices and living traditions in South and Southeast Asia and Scotland.

Emily Birrell and Harry Anderson from Mossneuk Primary get ready for MooFest at National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride this Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September.  Supported by Players of People’s Postcode Lottery, the fun family event is a unique celebration of cattle featuring butterchurning workshops, demonstrations, trails, storytelling, crafts and food. Image credit: Paul Dodds.

National Museum of Rural Life introduces udderly fantastic MooFest event

The National Museum of Rural Life in East Kilbride is preparing for a fantastic bovine-themed weekend on Saturday 16 and Sunday 17 September when it will host its new, family-friendly MooFest event.