Whether you’re planning an office Christmas Party, a Santa Lunch with the kids or a Christmas Day Feast, Stirling Court Hotel has your festive season all wrapped up!
Plan a magical family day out at the Safari Park with our Christmas market, dinosaur illuminations, festive fairground rides, Santa procession and Scotland’s biggest Christmas tree!
Due to popular demand the Edenmill Farm Drive Thru Santa event returns for 2021. Book your ticket now!
This winter, the Stirling Smith Art Gallery & Museum welcomes artist Fiona Clasen’s solo exhibition, Into the Light.
This exhibition showcases some of The Stirling Smith Art Gallery and Museum’s remarkable art collection.
Free, fun and fantastic! East Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions!
East Renfrewshire Council HSCP run several walking groups throughout the week perfect for beginners upwards!
Off Grid Community hold outdoor toddler sessions at Aidans Brae Woods, Clarkston on Mondays and Wednesdays during term time!
You'll be taken on a magical journey back to Neverland with Peter Pan when traditional Scottish Pantomime returns to Eastwood Park Theatre this festive season!
Perfect for creatives looking to materialise a project, students wishing to expand their portfolio, beginners for gaining knowledge or anyone wanting to try learn something different!
Enjoy a visit to Granton Castle Walled Garden! It's open to visitors for a couple of hours every Saturday and Sunday afternoon.
Spilt Milk Gallery is delighted to announce that this year’s edition of the annual members show is now live to view on the website!
Air and Space is an online exhibition of recent paintings from artist Jill Ashforth featuring the beautiful collection Air and Space and her lyrical video poem Joy with the music of Max Richter.
Join us at Howden Park Centre for another Christmas cracker of a pantomime - Bairns in the Wood!
Beecraigs Festive Forest is back for 2021. Even bigger, brighter, longer and more spectacular!
Are you ready for the best Christmas party nights in town? Then come along to the O2 Academy Edinburgh this December!
Ho! Ho! Ho! This festive season we invite you to join Santa at IKEA Edinburgh for a festive breakfast for the whole family!
A unique comedy musical Showtour in a taxi. Be driven around Edinburgh, whilst entertained by Lola and her variety of characters!
The pop up shop for Cards for Good Causes, the U.K.’s largest charity Christmas card retailer, is now open at St John's Episcopal Church, Princes Street, Edinburgh.
Expect wonder, enchantment and a spectacle of colour this festive season as Edinburgh Castle, the defender of the nation, becomes the ‘Castle of Light’ once again!
Castle Street Christmas Market returns in 2021, providing everyone with something special to buy and enjoy. Not to be missed!
The first Edinburgh exhibition devoted to the Scottish photographer John Thomson (1837-1921) and his photography in China is on display at the James Watt Centre, Heriot Watt University.
Looking for festive fun that's a little different? Gather your team of family, friends or colleagues and head along to Edinburgh's historical escape room!
Explore the sights and sounds of Christmas in this magical after dark experience when it returns to the Royal Botanic Gardens in Edinburgh!
Come and see the beautiful Christmas decorations at the Palace and step back in time to discover how Mary, Queen of Scots would have celebrated Christmas over 400 years ago.
This December explore The Palace of Holyroodhouse with the help of Holly and Rudy and a special Christmas trail!
The Lyceum joins forces with Catherine Wheels Theatre Company to bring the magic of Christmas back to The Lyceum in Christmas Dinner!
The Christmas Market returns to East Princes St Gardens in 2021 for a whole host of bespoke products, gifts and tasty treats!
Immerse yourself in Prestonfield’s Winter Wonderland party nights on selected dates in December.
Join photographer Simon Messer in Edinburgh old town as he shows you the very best places to take some truly special pictures!
Conifox Adventure Park's sell-out Christmas Experience returns in 2021 bigger and better than ever for children and adults of all ages to enjoy.
Have fun discovering Edinburgh on this quirky, self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Do you want to explore Edinburgh's top sights in one evening AND discover gruesome secrets about the city that Scotland would rather keep hidden? Well then, this is the tour for your!
Make your evenings merry and bright this festive season with a magical journey through Edinburgh Zoo!
The Royal Botanic Garden Edinburgh is hosting one of artist Ellie Harrison’s four Early Warning Signs.
Enter Shikari have announced a tour of the UK which will come to Edinburgh's Usher Hall on 13th December!
Descend into a world of grave robbery, mystery and malpractice as you embark on a thrilling adventure into Edinburgh’s dark past.
It's Fit Fridays, every Friday at Subway Cowgate with DJ Josh Scott!
Our ever-popular Christmas Zoo illuminations will return on selected dates this December from 5pm – 9pm.
Santa is taking time out of his busy schedule to visit The Georgian House this Christmas. Tell him your Christmas wishes and receive a special gift just for you.
Award-winning Irish artist Hannah Mooney's new oil paintings, displayed as part of Into the Landscape at The Scottish Gallery, evoke light, darkness, depth, transience and drama!
Christmas wouldn't be the same without a trip to The Brunton for their fabulous traditional panto and this year it's Hansel and Gretel!
Incoming: New Acquisitions at the City Art Centre presents a selection of paintings, drawings, prints, photographs and sculpture acquired within the last ten years.
On the 250th anniversary of Sir Walter Scott's birth, experience his novels through objects that inspired him.
Join the Cast of Jack and Beanstalk at the Reconnect Regal Theatre for a family adventure that’s got its head in the clouds!!
'The fearful part of it was the absence' is an exhibition by writer Joey Simons which investigates the periodic eruption and absence of rioting in Glasgow, and its effect on the shape of the city.
Rise and shine, it's the pantomime of your dreams, as Sleeping Beauty comes to the King's Theatre!
This year Edinburgh’s Christmas will be working with Edinburgh-based artist Hannah Ayre to produce a contemporary art installation, which will illuminate the Mound with cascading geometric snowflake
This autumn, world-renowned tapestry studio Dovecot brings the work of internationally acclaimed Japanese textile designer Sudō Reiko to Scotland with an innovative exhibition.
Celebrate the festive season and visit some of Edinburgh's most popular bars for some refreshing cocktails at a price you simply can't refuse with Montpeliers Christmas Cocktail Club wristband!
Join us at the Institut Français d'Ecosse as we welcome pianist Maxime Zecchini and violonist Isabelle Durin for our last concert of the year!
TikTok sea shanty Wellerman star Nathan Evans has announced a UK tour for December, don't miss him live at The Caves Edinburgh on Monday 13th!
Nature Works features a broad selection of artist books on the theme of climate change and is showing at Upright Gallery from 3rd December.
Ocean Terminal Christmas Market is taking place every weekend through November and over four day periods in December.
The Surgeons Hall Museums popular Potted Pathology collection in now available to enjoy at your leisure as a complete series!
Every Monday in Advent at 3pm, St Columba’s by the Castle offers the opportunity to de-stress from the busyness of the pre-festive period with 20 minutes of quiet reflection by candlelight.
This exhibition is in collaboration with the Ray and Diana Harryhausen Foundation to celebrate what would have been film special effects superstar Ray Harryhausen's 100th birthday year.
Red Raw, our long-running weekly beginner’s showcase is regarded as the best open mic night in the UK. It’s your chance to see the stars of tomorrow today.
This exhibition at the City Art Centre will explore John Henry Lorimer’s art through five key themes: light, identity, family, femininity and home.
Get out of the hustle-and-bustle of Edinburgh for a day as you take in stunning views of the city from Arthur's Seat and discover Edinburgh's unique history and folklore with a local guide!
Resonating Narratives is a group exhibition by 6 artists hand picked by Komachi Goto and showing at Whitespace Edinburgh from 10th to 16th December. All works are for sale, including prints.
Join us to hear stories about celebrations and play a special game called the Feast of the Bean. With music and dancing in our Christmas ceilidh, suitable for children aged four and under!
Christmas just wouldn't be Christmas without a visit to Santa... it’s the perfect way for children to get into the festive spirit.
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Edinburgh for an exciting festive experience at their annual Santa's Grotto!
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Livingston for an exciting festive experience at Father Christmas’ Grotto!
This year, The Eco Larder is harbouring this years BIGGEST secret. Santa is in our storeroom!
This winter, banish the dark skies and enjoy a visual feast as we take you and your family on a fantastical adventure with Scottish Ballet’s The Nutcracker!
Get groovy with a mellow blend of Classic Hip Hop, Soul, R&B and chart at Subway Cowgate.
Marking the first Edinburgh Printmakers Members Show to take place at Castle Mills, this exhibition reflects the solace people have found in the arts over the past 18 months.
Don't miss Dalkeith Country Park’s winter festive light experience 'Spectacle of Light' when it returns in 2021! It's a magical after-dark adventure for all the family!
Celebrate the festive season in style with a visit to The Royal Yacht Britannia this December and see the State Drawing Room and Dining Room, adorned with stunning decorations!
This two-floor exhibition, at the City Art Centre this winter, will feature work by 19 contemporary artists associated with the former Tapestry Department at Edinburgh College of Art.
The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Edinburgh City Centre into a giant escape game!
The Paraffin Pixies bring sparkle and magic to dark winter evenings as they lead you to a hidden after-dark world of wonder and mysteries within Almond Valley Heritage Centre this December!
The Santa Experience returns! Add some magic to your Christmas with a visit to Santa and his elves at Archerfield Walled Garden.
Cask Smugglers are thrilled to present our brand new Secret Domes, which boast some of the best views in Edinburgh from a spectacular vantage point on the rooftop of Waverley station.
Everyone's favourite Snowman comes to life on the Big Screen in a double bill, plus a special visit from Santa, at the National Mining Museum Scotland this December!
Drawing on our outstanding typewriter collection, this exhibition features a range of machines, including an 1876 Sholes and Glidden typewriter which was the first to have a QWERTY keyboard.
Learn how to upcycle, become zero waste, reduce your plastic use and explore sustainable living with EcoArt's classes, courses and workshops!
Wilf takes audiences on a hilarious and unapologetic ride through Scotland as Calvin and Wilf attempt to escape loneliness, cope with mental illness and learn to love themselves!
Pop in to Edinburgh’s newest contemporary art gallery, Colinton Arts, for it's Winter Exhibition showcasing 20 Scottish contemporary artists with a mix of paintings, glass, ceramics and sculpture!
Come and see Edinburgh's 2021 Winter Windows, showcasing the creativity of Edinburgh’s school pupils!
Come along to our colourful and entertaining family-friendly exhibition to explore the stories hidden within some of our fantastic paintings.
Polish your pumpkins, dust off your gowns and grab your glass slippers as the Christmas 2021 pantomime Cinderella, is coming to Rothes Halls!
Let us take you on an epic adventure! Follow in the footsteps of intrepid explorers to discover exotic lands and fantastic voyages through our hands-on, family friendly exhibition!
Come along to Forgan’s Weekend Ceilidh is back every Friday and Saturday night from 10.30pm!
Join Dame Nellie Numpty and her useless son, Jack, for a traditional family panto, full of magic, laughter and excitement this Christmas!
Come along and join in the celebrations and enjoy the wide variety of art and craft created by the members – from greetings cards and prints, to paintings, ceramics, glass and much more!
Nardone’s Academy of Performing Arts are back in business in 2021 bringing to you yet another full fun extravaganza production - Snow White!
Oliver’s Army Assistance and Therapy Dogs have started mental health drop in sessions every Friday at Crosshill Business Centre, Lochgelly.
The Oliver’s Army Assistance and Therapy Dogs Saturday Kids Club is for families to have a safe environment to have some fun, so why not pop in and say hello!
'Sanctuary', Sun Gallery's inaugural winter exhibition under new ownership, is a beautifully balanced mix of established & emerging talented artists in their own right.
Santa really is coming to town! Enjoy an extra magical experience this year when Santa comes to the Kingsgate Shopping Centre.
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Dunfermline for an exciting festive experience at their annual Santa's Grotto!
The Scottish Nature Photography Awards 2020 Winners’ Exhibition is on tour in 2021/2022 and you can see it at FifeSpace Gallery, Rothes Halls until 8th January!
The Magic of Christmas at Carnegie Hall is a collaborative event with Pitlochry Festival Theatre and is brimming with story, music and surprise!
The Kings present Kirkcaldy's brand new Christmas Show "Ya Wee Sleeping Beauty" a brand new, sparklingly magical fun filled show for the whole family!
Take half an hour out to cultivate inner peace and enjoy the rest of the day with an inspired and positive mind on one of Kadampa Meditaion Centre's Lunchtime Classes!
Halo Arts announce their new panto for 2021, A Christmas Carol - A Hauntingly Hilarious Family Panto! Coming to Govan AND Maryhill this December!
Starring Gary: Tank Commander, don't miss Aladdin the high-flying family pantomime that will make everyone's Christmas wishes come true at the SEC Armadillo in 2021!
Amartey Golding's new large-scale commission combines filmmaking, photography and a handcrafted garment to highlight generational trauma in Britain and offer collective rituals of healing.
It's that time of the year again... Grab your trainers and Santa hat and make the dash in support of Beatson Cancer Charity - virtually!
Show Days No Show Days is a visual exploration of the quiet moments that intercede soundchecks and the live performances that follow them during an otherwise hectic tour timeline.
The Glasgow Fort Christmas Market is returning in 2021! From 19th November until 29th December, pop along for a festive shopping experience for all the family!
Join Cinderella at the King's Theatre Glasgow as she goes from rags to riches, outwits her wicked sisters and meets her dashing Prince Charming!
Panto is back - oh yes it is! Enjoy an hour of sublime seasonal silliness, non-pc pantomonium, sassy songs and badass buffoonery when A Play, A Pie and A Pint return to Oran Mor this Christmas!
Full of theatrical magic and inventive storytelling, Dominic Hill's acclaimed production of A Christmas Carol at Tramway Glasgow captures the heart of Dickens' uplifting tale!
With 21 stops where you can hop on and off to visit some of the city's leading attractions, City Sightseeing Glasgow is the perfect way to explore Glasgow!
Cranside Kitchen, the city's biggest outdoor restaurant venue, will be transformed into a Winter Village complete with Ski Gondola, Winter Snugs, Cosy Igloos and Festive Cocktails!
Platform Glasgow's Creation Station is a weekly online drama workshop for 8-11 year olds who are interested in performance, fun and creativity!
Have fun discovering Glasgow with a self-guided, heritage walk with a treasure hunt theme from Curious About!
Be immersed in a world of magic making your very own potions cocktail at The Root Of Magic!
Skate under the stars on a fully covered, purpose designed track against the stunning setting of Elfingrove outside Kelvingrove Art Gallery and Museum!
Flair Gymnastics Club have just opened a new facility within The Pitches in the Southside of Glasgow and have a range of new classes available for kids 5+!
Skypark, one of Scotland's premier business locations, has announced the opening of Free Spirit, a therapeutic art exhibition of bright and colourful paintings by Glasgow-based Artist Rothnie!
Inspired by metal and hip hop, Ghostemane merges genres to create a blend of horror charged music inspired by black metal, industrial, and Southern rap. Catch him live at SWG3 on December 13th 2021!
Glasgow Central Tours offer you the chance to explore behind the scenes of Glasgow's most iconic and busiest landmarks, Central Station!
The Glasgow Christmas Markets return to St Enoch Square again for 2021 offering a wide selection of festive delights!
This is a 1.5 - 2 hour tour that will take you around all the main sites of the city, giving you an excellent opportunity to find out about Glasgow's rich history and culture!
See iconic Glasgow buildings magically illuminated in sparkling light for the Christmas season every day between December 1st and January 2nd!
Good Move Glasgow run Health Walks right across the city which are suitable for all ages and abilities!
Don't miss an evening of unscripted comedy with Improv Killed My Dog and special guests at The Amsterdam on the second Monday of each month!
Would you like to know where the most Instagrammable spots are in Glasgow? Book an InstaTour and the guides will show you the best places in the city to take photos!
The Gaiety Theatre, Ayr announce a return to live pantomime in 2021 with Jamie And The Unicorn – A Legend of A Panto!
To celebrate the centenary of Joan Eardley's birth Glasgow Women's Library are thrilled to exhibit five striking artworks on loan from the University of Edinburgh Art Collection.
Following COP 2021 Tramway's main gallery will present a new work for children and young people by Phnom Penh, Cambodia-based artist Khvay Samnang.
Join experienced Kundalini Yoga teacher, Carolyn McTaggart, for these Monday online sessions via Zoom for some gentle toning and nourishing of the body systems through the Autumn/Winter season!
Platform Glasgow's Lab Station Performance Group online workshops for 12 - 16 year olds are led by professional artists and the sessions focus on drama and performance!
After nearly a decade since the last sell-out UK tour, Cameron Mackintosh's acclaimed Broadway production Les Misérables will tour the UK and it's coming to Glasgow for the first time!
The stage will become a runway at MODE, the UK's first high fashion, Klub Kids' drag event, being held at the O2 Academy Glasgow on 13th December!
The Stand Glasgow's award winning, fast, frantic totally improvised comedy show makes its jump online every Monday night where comedians make up comedy live and based totally on your suggestions!
Join Scottish Opera for Mr MacNeep Has Lost His Sheep - a magical, fun-filled story all about the importance of friendship, specially written for 3 to 7 year olds!
Insideout Theatre Productions in association with Websters Theatre Glasgow proudly present 'Oh Aye It Is!' an all-singing, all-dancing Christmas concert extravaganza!
London-based quartet Orange Goblin will celebrate their 25th anniversary with a tour of the UK and Ireland, catch them at King Tut's Glasgow on 13th December 2021!
On tour to Glasgow this Christmas, Queen Elizabeth’s Hospital School, Bristol will present a programme of festive tunes to get you into the spirit of the season!
M&K Imaginarium are back with their Santa & Elf Experiences, spreading festive magic across Glasgow, Lanarkshire and Renfrewshire!
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Milngavie for an exciting festive experience at their annual Santa's Grotto!
Raise vital funds for Cancer Support Scotland this December by taking part in their Sit Ups for Santa Challenge!
Insideout Theatre Productions return to Websters Theatre Glasgow with their all-singing, all-dancing banterous family Pantomime... Sleeping Senga!
Stewart Lee has reworked sixty minutes of his show 'Snowflake Tornado' that have been rendered irrelevant by events, it's sure to be shoddy as hell but all proceeds will go to The Stand Glasgow!
Walking Tours in Glasgow is now offering a Street Art tour! This mural and modern culture tour will show the beautiful street art pieces scattered around the city of Glasgow!
The Big Escape is a brand new interactive outdoor experience, played on your smartphone, which will turn Glasgow City Centre into a giant escape game!
Classic family pantomime, The Magical Adventures Of Cinderella, comes to the Pavilion Theatre Glasgow in December featuring an all star cast!
Back by popular demand and following sell-out performances across the globe, The Definitive Rat Pack brings an evening of festive classics to the Glasgow Royal Concert Hall!
Join Gerber Fine Art for The Winter Collection 2021, a vibrant, mixed exhibition of 19th-21st century fine art!
Book your tickets for this year's Tron-take on the classic tale, The Wonderful Wizard of Oz, and get ready to boo, hiss and click your heels together three times!
Australian extreme metal titans, Thy Art Is Murder, have announced a five-city UK tour for 2021, catch them live at the QMU on 13th December!
Join Trash Cinema at The Old Hairdressers on 13th December for a screening of the festive cult classic 'Christmas Evil'!
If you are over the age of 65 and live in the North Lanarkshire area The Fair Play Foundation's Active@Home programme is the one for you!
Explore the walking and cycling route between two of South Lanarkshire's historic buildings, enjoying local heritage, whilst benefitting your health and wellbeing!
Can you find the festive scenes around the National Museum of Rural Life? Look out for Clyde's friends as they get ready for the festive season!
Join Get Walking Lanarkshire on one of their regular health walks! Enjoy the fresh air, meet new people and have a good blether!
Hibernate at Lanterhouse, Cumbernauld is a joyous, romp-filled adventure to catapult you from the dreamy, quiet lands of silent snoozing to the bright, fun-filled great outdoors!
Back by popular demand, Discover Lanark's free Winter Wonderland opens its gates to families from near and far on Wednesday 24th November and remains open until Tuesday 28th December!
Enjoy the perfect festive day out at M&D's... skate day and night with family and friends at Scotland’s most magical ice rink!
Robin Hood at Lanternhouse, Cumbernauld is an out of this world Christmas show that you don't want to miss!
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Sandyholm for an exciting festive experience at their annual Santa's Grotto!
Santa Claus has been kidnapped by an evil witch who is trying to ruin Christmas, with the help of a fairy and clown, can you help save Santa and Christmas by finding his outfit, reindeer and more!
Wakey Wakey South Lanarkshire! Set your alarm clocks to panto time! Sleeping Beauty is coming to Rutherglen Town Hall between the 8th and 22nd December!
Studio 32 and East Kilbride Arts Centre present Snow White... the fairest pantomime of all!
Local artists and makers will be showcasing their products at The Tolbooth Christmas Shop in Lanark between the 12th November and 8th January!
Motherwell Theatre again team up with Spillers Pantomimes to present this adventure over the rainbow!
Cinderella is the hilarious family pantomime suitable for all ages, with tons of slapstick comedy and stunning musical numbers that guarantee you'll be singing to for days afterwards!
Learn how to give old items of clothing some TLC or a complete makeover at Meddle & Mend a free workshop to focusing on mending, repairing and upcycling!
Christmas is coming to Paisley town centre this year with a whole host of festive activities for all the family to enjoy!
Free, fun and fantastic! Renfrewshire Libraries run several interactive song, rhyme and story Bookbug sessions throughout the week!
Celebrate your inner Robin on this adventure trail at RSPB Lochwinnoch where you will learn to sing like a robin, find your own superpower and use all your senses to connect with the robin within!
Come see Santa Claus at the Christmas Market and Funfair being held beside Braehead Shopping Centre from 11th November until Christmas Eve!
Bring your little ones along to Dobbies Braehead for an exciting festive experience at their annual Santa's Grotto!