Our What’s On events Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Edinburgh International Magic Festival
Various venues, Edinburgh, December 27 – January 5
A fantastic mix of illusions, comic cabaret, mind reading and sleight of hand featuring Kevin Quantum.
Red Hot Highland Fling
Northern Meeting Arena, Inverness, December 31
Family-friendly event hosted by comedian Craig Hill, featuring acts including Blazin’ Fiddles and Tideline.
Christmas Art Competition
National Museum of Scotland, December 27-29
This art event, suitable for all ages, draws inspiration from the museum’s exhibits. Basic materials will be supplied along with lots of encouragement.
Tivoli Theatre, Aberdeen, 2pm, December 27
The Tivoli welcomes back magician Garry Seagraves and his assistant, Basil the live white rabbit, bring an afternoon of family fun.
Santa’s Great Escape
SSE Hydro, Glasgow, January 3
The first stage adaptation of Grandpa’s Great Escape, the number one bestselling children’s book by actor and comedian, David Walliams. It’s the perfect treat for all the family.
The Glenn Miller Orchestra
Glasgow Royal Concert Hall, December 28
This world-famous orchestra presents a repertoire of wing and jazz band tunes, joined by jazz vocalists Catherine Sykes and Mark Porter.
More info here or phone 0141 353 8000
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.
For more events around Scotland, pick up a copy of our January issue!