The Cannae Miss List: March 30 – April 5

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


The Easter Play

Princes Street Gardens, Edinburgh. Saturday, March 31. Free event.

A brand-new retelling of the Easter story, which brings to the fore characters normally left on the sidelines, will be staged in Edinburgh city centre.


SWA Family Friendly Wrestling

Motherwell Concert Hall, March 31

This is no-holds-barred fun for all the family, with competitors both local and international putting on a spectacular show.

Website here


Puppet Animation Festival

Various Locations, March 24 – April 15

In venues across the country, beautiful visual shows are popping up for ages five and over, celebrating the art of puppetry.


Festival Of Ireland

Edinburgh, March 31

Multi-arts, family-friendly celebration of the links between Edinburgh and Ireland, with storytelling, music, dance, talks and comedy events.


Heaven On Earth

Aberdeen AECC, March 28-31

A multimedia musical retelling of the Biblical story of Adam and Eve, with music and lyrics by Sara Jeffs.


Grandad And Me

Dundee Rep, April 4

A living storybook about loss, longing and the treasures of memory and imagination.

Website here


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