Our What’s On guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events in Scotland this weekend and in the coming week
Light Up A Life
St Columba’s Hospice has a rather special event in Charlotte Square Gardens in Edinburgh. Each light on their Tree of Remembrance
represents someone who has passed on, and hospice staff light them on Monday, December 12 with refreshments courtesy of Starbucks.
A stunning, nostalgic photography display has opened at Glasgow’s Riverside Museum to celebrate the changing landscape around the River Clyde. Witness the transformation across a 200-year period.
Preparing Scotland’s Athletes
The Christmas Lecture at the University of Dundee is from Dr Niall Elliott on supporting Team GB at Rio 2016 Olympics. The talk will be hosted by record-breaking cyclist Mark Beaumont on December 10.
Tea Green Events are hosting a pop-up boutique in Dundee’s Old Flour Mill to showcase the best crafters in Scotland. Pop down for a hand-made bargain, or sign up for one of their workshops and make your own!
The launch of World Snooker’s Home Nations Series sees 128 of the world’s top snooker stars play in a flat draw in the Scottish Open. Book tickets here to be see the tournament up close at Glasgow’s Emirates Arena from December 12.
Christmas Tree Fest
At St Andrew’s and St George’s West Churches, Edinburgh, catch brilliant live music by local choirs in the Christmas Tree Festival. This year’s theme is “Follow The Star”, and it runs from December 10.
Frozen On Ice!
Disney’s magical tale comes to life on December 10 and 11, with lavish costumes, colourful sets and an award-winning team of figure skaters. It’s at Aberdeen’s AECC so click here for tickets.
The Scottish Market
This food and drink market on Edinburgh’s George Street prides itself on filling its stalls with the best local produce, with seafood, craft beer, butteries and other delicious treats for sale. Catch it throughout December.