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