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Whats on Locally in December 2018

Hand-picked local events, by the Lochend team, based on things we love!

 

20-13th @5-10pm

http://www.irn-bru-carnival.com/rides-and-attractions

SECC, Glasgow.

Enjoy Glasgows big indoor Carnaval, all your favourite rides without having to worry about the weather! 

Standard entry £14, slightly cheeper if booked in advance.

 

18th Nov- 19th Feb @ 4:45-7:30pm

https://www.edinburghzoo.org.uk/giant-lanterns-2018/

Edinburgh Zoo.

Experience a magical night at the zoo, as Scottish myths, ancient Chinese legends and incredible creatures come to life! 

Tickets £21.

 

12th Oct – 17th Mar @10-5pm

https://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland/things-to-see-and-do/past-exhibitions/scotlands-early-silver/

Duff House, Banff

Learn a bit about Scotland silver history, going way back to the first millennium AD when silver was worth more then Gold! It’s a bit of a hike from Lochend…3 hours!

Free.

 

CHRISTMAS!

Edinburgh Christmas Market.

17th Nov – 5th Jan @10am – 10pm

 

Glasgow’s Christmas Market @ George Square.

25th Nov – 29th Dec @10am – 10pm

 

Glamis Castle Christmas Market, in Angus.

8th-10th Dec @ 10:30 – 5pm 

 

House for an Art lover Christmas Fayre, Bellahouston Park.

2nd Dec @ 11-3pm

 

Panto @ the MacRoberts 

https://macrobertartscentre.org/whatson/live/

Panto at Christmas time is just what you do! This yer the Macroberts have on Sleepin’ Cutie and A ladder to the stars. 


What’s on Locally in November 2018

Hand-picked local events, by the Lochend team, based on things we love!

 

2-4th Nov @ 10-4pm 

https://atholl-estates.co.uk/events/christmas-fair/

Blair Athol, Perthshire.

With lots of different arts, crafts and food stalls you will definitely be able to find a few Christmas presents that have been lovingly hand made in Scotland.

Tickets – £3

 

24-18th Nov @ various times

http://www.illuminight.co.uk

Dean country Park, Kilmarnock.

For it’s second year, Illuminight is lighting up Dean Castle for a few weeks to make the most out of the dark autumn nights.

Adults- £12 Kids- £6 Family- £33

 

12,13,19 & 22nd Nov @ various times

https://www.edinburghcastle.scot/whatson/events/rob-roy-macgregor

Edinburgh Castle, Edinburgh.

See round the amazing castle and hear the stories of the notorious Rob Roy MacGregor and his rebellion, clan warfare and self-preservation.

Adults- £17 Concession- £13.60 Child- £10.20 Youngscot- £1

 

23rd Nov-8th Dec @various times 

https://www.edinburghcastle.scot/whatson/events/kilts-and-captivity

Another visit to the great castle except this time learning about the Jacobite movement and why it failed. Hear stories about the Bonnie Prince Charlie and his battle tactics for the Highland army. 

Adults- £17 Concession- £13.60 Child- £10.20 Youngscot- £1

 

5th Nov Guy Fox night!

There are a few local small firework displays with big bonfires but if you fancy a big spectacular display the best ones are in Bridge of Allan or at Callander House in Falkirk. 

http://culturestirling.org/events/bridge-allan-fireworks/

The bonfire is lit from 6:45 and fireworks start at 7:30. Tickets are £12 Family (2 adults, 3 children) / £5 adult / £2 child / £4 concession (student or senior) / 4 students for £12

https://www.familiesonline.co.uk/local/falkirk/whats-on/callendar-park-fireworks-display-2017

The entertainment starts at 6:30 and the fireworks start at 7:30. Tickets are Free.