The Cannae Miss List: Dec 21 – 27

Our What’s On Scotland guide to the most vibrant, most unusual and most unmissable events this weekend and in the coming week


Let It Snow!

St Giles Church, Elgin, December 21 – 22

The Old Fountain Jazz Orchestra provides two nights of festive favourites, with proceeds going to Motor Neurone Disease Scotland.

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Irn Bru Carnival

Europe’s largest indoor funfair with more than 65 traditional rides and attractions – from hobby- horses to thrill rides. Catering outlets and game stalls, too.

More Info Here


Now You See It, Now You Don’t!

Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh, December 26, 2018 – 26th January 2019

Photography can often seem magical. This exhibition, part of the Edinburgh International Magic Festival, looks to display the wonders of photography while journeying through the equally mysterious history of old Edinburgh. Illusions come to life this winter in this wondrous show of photographic magic.

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Revealing Characters

The McManus, Dundee, December 26, 2018, – 3rd February, 2019

Portraits do more than just capture someone’s image; they capture part of the subject’s essence. Revealing Characters looks to explore the depth of understanding that goes into the ever-evolving art of portraiture and seeks to reveal the connection between artist and sitter. Paintings and photography are both analysed in this exhibition.

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Family Tree Workshop

Burns Monument Centre, Kilmarnock, December 26  – 31, 2018

With the technology and research in genealogy constantly improving, more and more people have access to the information they need to find out who they really are and where their ancestors have come from. This workshop will help you get started on your journey of self-discovery with experts providing tuition.

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Make sure to double-check event websites and weather warnings before travelling.

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