Our What’s On events Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Through The Darkness
Ellis Brigham, Grampion Road, Aviemore, February 22
Ellis Brigham Mountain Sports are showing a thought-provoking FREE screening of Through The Darkness. The short film aims to shed the light on mental illness buy drawing parallels with darkness and life challenges and follows the journey of 5 professional snow-boarders, their lives in the Arctic and their individual experience with ‘darkness.’ Splitboarding across exposed risky terrain, steep icy lines and cliff drops, all in polar darkness, they provide chilling accounts of their personal experiences as the film delves into the meaning of what it is to go through darkness while searching for light.
Tivoli Theatre, Aberdeen, February 13
Join striker Joe Harper and goalie Bobby Clark as they chat about their illustrious career with Aberdeen FC.
Albert Halls, Stirling, February 12
One of the best climbers in the world tells stories and shows a film where she climbs one of the Rocky Mountains’ greatest challenges.
More info or call box office 01786 473544
Winter Words Festival
Pitlochry Festival Theatre, February 13-16
Author events, storytelling sessions and literary lunches. Look out for Val McDermid, Sir Tom Devine and others.
More info here or phone 01796 484626
Antiques & Vintage Collectors Fair
Royal Highland Centre, Ingliston, February 15-16
Scotland’s largest antiques event with a selection of vintage clothes, accessories, jewellery, ceramics, collectables and more.
More info here or email firstname.lastname@example.org
Capital Sci-Fi Con
Corn Exchange, Edinburgh, February 14-16
Convention to raise funds for CHAS – Children’s Hospice Association Scotland. Actors and voice-over artists make appearances over the weekend, along with cult comic book illustrators and writers.
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!