Our What’s On events Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
National Whisky Festival
SWG3, Glasgow, January 25
Try a selection of fine whiskies from more then 40 tasting stands. Local restaurants will also be providing ideal dishes to complement each different whisky.
More info here or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Winter Wildfowl ID For Beginners
WWT Caerlaverock Wetland Centre, January 25, 10.30am
Brush up on your winter wildfowl identification with the centre’s wardens. The reserve has large numbers of wildfowl, including teal, curlew, barnacle geese and whooper swans. Bookings is essential.
Call 01387 770200
Scottish Dance Theatre
Festival Theatre, Edinburgh, January 29
Join Scotland’s leading contemporary dance company in an extraordinary programme devised by internationally acclaimed choreographers, Sharon Eyal and Emanuel Gat.
Chinese New Year
National Museum Scotland, Edinburgh, January 25
Celebrate the Chinese New Year with family friendly activities and performances, including a traditional Chinese Lion Dance.
The Ghosting Of Rabbie Burns
Gaiety Theatre, Ayr, January 28
Comedy about a heartbroken author who is visited by the ghost of Rabbie Burns, who offers some advice on dating.
More info here or call 01698 403120
Big Burns Supper
Various venues, Dumfries, January 24-February 2
The town comes alive as pubs, art galleries, museums and an 800-capacity Spiegeltent present an international line-up of performers. There are shows and events for all the family, making this not just a big celebration of the Bard, but a massive one!
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.
For more events around Scotland, pick up a copy of our February issue!