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Whats on locally in February 2019!

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

1st Feb @ 7pm

http://www.whatsonstirling.co.uk/event/066659-murder-mystery-dinner/

Inglewood House and Spa, Tullibody.

A glitzy evening reception at Inglewood House is interrupted by a dastardly murder. Someone in the house is responsible and you have to help interrogate the suspects, uncover the clues and bring the killer to justice. You will find yourself in the midst of the action and witness the darker side of human nature as it happens.

£34.95pp. Price includes a glass of prosecco on arrival and a 3 course meal.

 

3rd Feb @ 1:30-4pm

https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/event/1/lotus-lanterns

St Mungos Museum, Glasgow.

Using everyday objects and cool patterned paper stock create a beautiful lotus tee light holder to impress your friends during Chinese New Year.

 

16th Feb @ various times

https://www.engineshed.scot/whats-on/event/?eventId=00f11646-3a1a-4f7a-9d85-a984010165e2

The Engine Shed, Stirling.

Explore the amazing Engine Shed building with a sketch book in hand and water colours and ink in the other! Either stop in for the drop in sessions or book and learn a some skills and techniques from the renowned Edinburgh sketcher Mark Kirkham.

Free

 

20th- 24th Feb 

https://www.mountainfestival.co.uk/book-now.html

Nevis Centre, Fort William.

If your feeling adventurious then head up to the fort William mountain festival, get involved or just enjoy the atmosphere and get you into the outdoor mindset! With lots going on there’s definitely something for everyone!

 

15th Feb @ 6:45pm

https://www.stirlingcastle.scot/whatson/events/mary-queen-of-scots-screening/

Stirling Castle, Stirling.

An amazingly unique experience! Arrive early and learn a bit about the time Queen Mary spent in Stirling castle from costumed interpreters before being taken back in time with Saoirse Ronan and Margot Robbie!

Adults- £18 Kids (over 15)-£16


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

https://www.historicenvironment.scot/visit-a-place/whats-on/event/?eventId=fc443183-7272-4d3c-aa8f-a97e00f9a945

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

https://www.glasgowlife.org.uk/event/1/simple-felting-fun

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!

Free

 

25th Jan – @ 7pm Rabbie Burns Night!

https://www.facebook.com/events/315379395859725/?event_time_id=315379409193057

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

https://www.nms.ac.uk/national-museum-of-scotland/whats-on/robots/

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

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.