Events Scotland: The Cannae Miss List, Dec 27-Jan 3

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.

More info here 


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.

More info here


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.

More info here


Magic Show

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.

More info here or call 01224 641122


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.

More info here


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!

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