Our What’s On Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Fife Festival of Music
Various venues, until February 8
Performers at this community festival range from primary school children to adults, in both vocal and instrumental classes, competitive and non-competitive.
Clachaig Inn, Glencoe, starts February 1
Live music, quiz nights, whisky features, Scottish gin nights, great food and – maybe – lots of snow.
Scotland v Italy
Murrayfield Stadium, Edinburgh, February 2
World-class rugby action at Murrayfield Stadium as the teams battle for the Six Nations Championship.
Strictly Come Dancing: The Live Tour
SSE Hydro, Glasgow, February 1 – 3
A show that celebrates all that we love about the smash hit BBC1 TV series. See all your favourite dancers live and in person.
Gin Flight Night
Forbes of Kingennie Country Resort, Dundee, February 2
Sample local gins and try them out with a variety of mixers and garnishes in this beautiful resort along the Scottish coastline.
Riverside Light Nights
Perth, until February 10
Enjoy a magical stroll along the banks of the Tay, dazzled by some wonderful colours and light projections.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.