Ten Things You Cannae Miss… Feb 19 – 25

FWMF - "When The Mountains Were Wild"

Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events on offer this weekend and in the coming week. . .dividerBanff Mountain Film Fest

Banff Mountain Film Festival’s World Tour comes to the Eden Court Theatre in Inverness this weekend, with the Red Reel being shown on Thurs, Feb 18, and the Blue Reel on Fri, Feb 19. Click here to see the adventure films on offer.divider


Last chance to catch Elaine C Smith in her new role as the tyrannical Miss Hannigan in hit family musical Annie! It’s on at the Kings Theatre, Glasgow, until Saturday, February 20. Tickets here.divider

Cairngorm Ski

The recent snow has made for great skiing at Cairngorm Mountain, and their annual competition is on Saturday, February 20. If you’re planning a day on the piste make sure you book ahead – popularity has led the centre to close its doors to non-ticket holders recently!divider

Whisper of the Stars

Eden Court is hosting a photography exhibition by Bryan Alexander this month giving an incredible insight into the traditional life of indigenous peoples from across the remote regions of the Arctic. Beautiful, inspiring – and free to view!divider

Witness for the Prosecution

The audience becomes the jury as the fantastic Dundee Rep Ensemble present Agatha Christie’s classic thriller, Witness for the Prosecution. Evening performances from Wednesday, Feb 24.divider


The best Mac tribute band, Rumours of Fleetwood Mac, return to Aberdeen’s Music Hall on Wednesday, Feb 24 for a night of all the iconic hits. There are still a few tickets available – be quick!


Around the World

Jason Lewis is the Guinness World Record-holder for circumnavigating the earth by human-power, and he’s at Pitlochry’s Winter Words festival on Saturday, Feb 20 to discuss his epic adventure. Book here.divider

The Crucible

Arthur Miller’s powerful tale of the Salem witch trails takes to the stage of The Royal Lyceum Theatre in Edinburgh from Thursday, Feb 18, completing director John Dove’s acclaimed journey through the works of this prolific playwright.

A New Breed of Climber

Our February’s cover star, Greg Boswell, has revolutionised winter climbing in Scotland, and he’s attending Fort William Mountain Festival on Friday, Feb 19, to give a talk on his adventures, training, and putting up the second grade-12 climbing route in Scotland.divider

VIP Vinyl

Glasgow welcomes “the biggest selection of vinyl for decades” on Saturday, February 22, for the VIP Record Fair at Bellahouston Leisure Centre, where the whole spectrum of rock, pop, classic and dance will be on offer.

Katrina Patrick