Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events on offer this weekend and in the coming week. . .
Taste of Angus
From Saturday, March 19, until Sunday, 27, the Taste of Angus festival will be showcasing the very best the area has to offer in fresh produce. A definite highlight is the food market at Murton Farm near Forfar.
Celebrate the life and music of Perthshire’s Fiddle legend, Niel Gow, at the annual festival in Dunkeld – March 18 – 20. Expect a great weekend with concerts from the best in the area, workshops and open fiddle sessions.
Comedy at the Boathouse
On Saturday, March 19, three Scottish Comedian of the Year Finalists will take to the stage in the Ptarmigan Dome, Loch Insh, for a night of laughter and mayhem. Join them from 8.30pm.
Big Kid Circus
A circus show to delight all ages comes to The Show Field, Dumfries, from Wednesday, March 23. Balancing acts, trapeze artists, fire acts and dazzling light shows promise to keep the audience on the edge of their seat all evening. Click here for more info.
Above the Tay
A fascinating photography exhibit is currently on display at Discovery Point’s Cafe Gallery. Kieran Baxter has used balloons, kites and light aircraft to showcase the balance of nature and culture of the city.
Scottish Golf Show
From Friday, March 18, until Sunday, 20, the SECC turns into a golfer’s paradise with free PGA tuition, trade stalls, custom-fitting areas and more putting challenges than you can shake your putter at.
Comedy in Glasgow
Co-star and co-writer of Frankie Boyle’s Tramadol Nights, Tom Stade, has gone solo for his eagerly-awaited debut nationwide tour, which stops at Glasgow’s King’s Theatre on Saturday, March 19.
The Ski-Scotland Snow Fest is on at Glenshee this weekend (March 19-20) for sledging, skiing, snow sculptures – and a mass descent from Glas Mao led by a skiing piper on the Saturday!
A Night With Nicola
In Aberdeen’s Music Hall on March 19, the nation’s favourite violinist Nicola Benedetti joins the RSNO for a rousing performance of Szymanowski’s second violin concerto, followed by Berlioz’s Symphonie fantastique.
The Scottish tour of Netting arrives in Eden Court, Inverness on Saturday, March 19. Set in the north of Scotland, Netting is a poignant play about finding closure after unimaginable loss. Click here for venue information.