Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events in Scotland this weekend and in the coming week
Colours of Cluny!
The first light show of its kind in Morayshire opens on Wednesday, November 9. The illuminated walk starts in Forres Town Centre and ends at Nelson’s Tower for a grand finale. Tickets from £8.
The World’s No 1 Eric Clapton Tribute Band will perform a rare acoustic concert at Harbour Arts Centre, Irvine on Saturday, November 5, based around Clapton’s multi-million selling album Unplugged.
The four-day festival of acoustic appreciation is back for a 12th year! Running November 3 – 6, this year’s line-up features the likes of Dougie Maclean and Siobhan Wilson, filling Big Tree Country with song.
An Audience With Archer
In Edinburgh on Wed, November 9, Jeffrey Archer launches the final instalment in his bestselling Clifton Chronicles, This Was a Man, at a discussion, Q&A and signing in the Usher Hall.
Another exciting light show popping up this week is Balfron’s Woodland Light Experience from Friday, November 4. “Transitions” features beautiful lighting effects and dazzling projections to showcase the natural landscape.
Dundee Science Festival
Saturday, Nov 5, and Sunday, Nov 6, sees Dundee Science Festival’s Animals and the Environment weekend, where you can meet guide dog puppies and book animal handling sessions!
Treasures from the Attic
An exhibition with a difference is opens at the Edinburgh Festival Theatre on Friday, November 4. Work by artists living with dementia will be on display to officially open the new exhibition space.
Good Food Scotland
Tasting, sampling and shopping are all on the menu at this year’s BBC Good Food Show at Glasgow’s SECC, with added inspiration from celebrity chefs and acclaimed Scottish food heroes. Head down aross November 4 – 6.
A unique sword and targe belonging to Bonnie Prince Charlie from the collections of National Museums Scotland is now on display at Perth Museum and Art Gallery as the first in a series of Perth & Kinross Remembers exhibitions.
Tweed on TV
A new six-part series, The River, from Tern Television hits our screens on Monday, November 7, and centres around local customs and traditions in the Scottish Borders, as well as a focus on current businesses there. Watch the trailer here!