Our What’s On events Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week
Edinburgh Short Film Festival
Various venues, Edinburgh, November 1-10
A programme of outstanding short cinema, featuring 29 UK premieres and 32 award-winning short films from the UK and around the world.
Dundee Rep, Dundee, November 8
A biography of the Dundonian poet Sir William Topaz McGonagall, written in “almost rhyming verse” — the only way to honour the man who has come to be known as the world’s worst poet.
Adam Smith Centre, Kircaldy, November 6-8
Fife Opera celebrates its 40th anniversary with a performance of Verdi’s well-loved composition.
Theatre Royal, Glasgow, October 28-November 2
The Glasgow leg of a UK tour that celebrates the diamond anniversary of Agatha Christie’s famous play.
Stirling Highland Hotel, Stirling, November 1-2
Central Scotland’s first and largest gin festival returns for its sixth year with more than 100 gins plus the usual accompaniments.
The Angus Minstrels — A Final Farewell
Webster Memorial Theatre, Abroath, November 6-9
Final curtain call for the Minstrels after 60 years of fantastic shows and marvellous fundraising.
Glasgow’s Whisky Festival 2019
Hampden Park, Glasgow, November 9
Scotland’s finest drams come together with whiskies from around the world at this celebration of our national drink.
Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.
For more events around Scotland, pick up a copy of our November issue!