Our What’s On Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Legends of American Country
Gaiety Theatre, Ayr, January 18
A night of toe-tapping country classics performed by four fantastic singers, backed by a top-class band.
Strathpeffer, January 19 – 20
The 24-hour mountain bike endurance event that attracts competitors from around the world. The exciting event is open to solos, pairs and teams of four and eight.
Dippy About the Dinosaur
Kelvingrove, Glasgow, starts January 22
Discover the little-known story of Diplodocus carnegii, named after Scottish-American millionaire and philanthropist Andrew Carnegie.
National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, starts January 18
A new major exhibition that looks at mechanised human form. Featuring more than 100 objects this is a chance to see the most significant collection of humanoid robots ever assembled.
Inside The Staircase
The Lemon Tree, Aberdeen. January 20
United States trial lawyer David Rudolph brings a new perspective to the hit Netflix film The Staircase.
Craig Hill: C’mon The Lads
Macrobert Arts Centre, Stirling, January 19
The no-holds-barred comedian returns with a show that’s definitely not about football, apparently.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.