Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events on offer this weekend and in the coming week. . .Go Dance!
The Go Dance 16 Festival features dances from ballet to ballroom performed by over 45 dance schools, colleges, community groups and emerging artists on one stage. Catch them at the Theatre Royal from March 1 – 5.
Fine Art Fair
Galloway Antiques Fair is making a welcome return to Scone Palace from February 26 – 28, offering antiques and fine arts from as early as the late 1700s from a range of dealers. Browse at your leisure 10.30am – 5.00pm.
Scottish Opera’s Opera Highlights tour brings performances of the best and most evocative music in the world of opera to venues all over Scotland. Thie week they’re in Strathpeffer on Saturday, Feb 27, before Birnam on March 3. Click here for full venue listings.
The Scottish Opera’s Orchestra have taken their own show on the road! In this week’s Sunday Series at the Theatre Royal, Glasgow, the orchestra is joined by internationally-acclaimed baritone James Rutherford to perform an exhilarating programme of Wagner’s best.
On The Front Lines
The brilliantly names Geez A Break Productions present It’s A Lovely Day Tomorrow at The Shed Theatre, Glasgow, on February 26 and 27. The hilarious and touching play follows two Glasgow lads in the Highland Light Infantry of WW1.
Songs Of The Sea
At the H.M. Frigate Unicorn join Talitha Mckenzie to learn traditional folk songs, and explore work songs and ballads that tell the story of Scotland’s past. Workshops available from Wednesday, March 2.
For something truly different book in for a night with Lanarkshire Paranormal as they investigate strange goings-on at Cockenzie House, East Lothian, on Saturday, March 27. Not for the faint-hearted!
The Kingdom of Moray
This exhibition film follows musician, beat poet and autistic artist Roderick MacKenzie as he explores his past, and the 11th-century Kingdom of Moray with Inverness at its heart. On from Feb 27 at Inverness Museum and Art Gallery.
Top kids’ pick for this week is at Edinburgh Zoo this weekend, where Po from Kung Fu Panda will meet and greet his fans before they settle down to watch Kung Fu Panda 2 and head into the zoo to see real-life pandas.
Him Off The Radio
Fred MacAulay heads to Clickimin Leisure Complex, Lerwick on Sunday, Feb 28, for one night only as he tells hilarious anecdotes from his life since leaving BBC Radio Scotland. More info on his website.