What’s on Locally January 2019

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


8th Jan- 24th Mar @ 10-4pm

Blackness Castle, Blackness.

Warren Elsmore and his team have created “Brick City” in a celebration of iconic buildings from around the world, they have meticulously recreated each one in lego!

Entry Fee for the Castle: Adults-£6 Kids- £3.60.


20th Jan @ 1:30-4pm

St Mungos, Glasgow.

An introduction to basic felting where you learn to make a flower or other motifs to wear as a brooch. Think of it as a gentle exploration of an ancient traditional craft!



25th Jan – @ 7pm Rabbie Burns Night!

Lots of Local eateries will be serving the classic Haggis, Neeps and Tatties! But if you fancy going all out, head round to Lake Hotel to be winded and dined!

£88 per person includes Appetizer, four course meal, wines and entertainment.


18th Jan – 5th May

Featuring more than 100 objects – from automatons to science fiction film stars and the creations of modern research labs – this is your chance to see the most significant collection of humanoid robots ever assembled.

Adults- £10 Kids-Free

Whats on Locally in December 2018

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


20-13th @5-10pm

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

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

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!




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

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

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

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

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

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.

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

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