Events Scotland: The Cannae Miss List, February 27-March 7

Our What’s On events Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week



Glasgow Film Festival 

Various venues, Glasgow, Feb 26 – March 8

One of the UK’s leading film festivals is back again with even more of the best international films across all genres, all for you to enjoy. All with the added bonus of filmmaker guest appearances, interactive workshops and discussion panels to top it off.

More info here 


Cold Town House

Edinburgh, March 7

Edinburgh’s Cold Town House is celebrating its first birthday in style this March with a limited-edition brew and free cake for guests. On Saturday 7th March, the Grassmarket venue will be raising a glass of limited-edition craft beer to toast the special day. Edinburgh Rugby will be joining the festivities to cut the three-foot-tall Cold Town House cake.

More info here


Inverness Music Festival

Various venues, February 27-March 4

A competitive event that allows people of all ages and abilities to display their skills across a range of disciplines.

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Edinburgh International Improv Festival

Assembly Roxy, Edinburgh, February 27-29

The return of an improvised comedy show with workshops, open mic nights and much more.

More info here


Jackie Kay

Paisley Arts Centre, Paisley, February 28, 5pm

An hour of poetry and entertainment with the Scots Makar.

More info here 


Paisley Book Festival

Various venues, February 20-29

Brand new festival, bringing the theme of radical voices and rebel stories.

More info here


Scottish Puddle Jumping Championships

Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, February 17-21

Get ready to make a splash at this family event. Marks are awarded for enthusiasm, style and height of splash.

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Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.

For more events around Scotland, pick up a copy of our March issue!