Our What’s On Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Cold Town House Public Opening
Grassmarket, Edinburgh, March 8
Cold Town House is opening its doors to the public. The highly anticipated venue is situated in the former site of the Robertson Memorial Church, which has been transformed to create a revolutionary 21st-century brewery, bar, restaurant and roof-top terrace with incredible views of Edinburgh Castle.
Dornoch, March 9 – 10
Masterclasses in weaving and botanical print dyeing, with additional classes in smocking, crochet, needle-felt spinning and peg-loom rug making.
Galloway Music Festival
Various Venues, Galloway, March 11 – 16
A competitive music festival for amateur musicians of all ages. The syllabus covers a wide range of categories from piano to brass, composition and speech.
British Science Week – Studying Dinosaurs
Kelvingrove Art Gallery & Museum, Glasgow, March 9
Become a bone detective for a day and use the clues to discover some truly amazing creatures. You can even learn the secrets behind the legendary Dippy the Diplodocus.
The McManus, Dundee, March 8
Exhibition of objects collected by Dr. Thomas Alexander Wise, who worked in India as a physician and surgeon.
Someone Like You: The Adele Songbook
Eden Court, Inverness, March 11
Katie Markham delivers a celebration of one of our generation’s finest singer-songwriters.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.