Scotland Events highlights November include the Oban Winter Festival, the Dundee Film Festival, NEoN Digital Arts Festival and the fabulous Edinburgh’s Christmas.
Scotland Events November 2020….
Edinburgh Horror Festival
22nd October – 1st November 2020, Edinburgh
Movie screenings, theatre, comedy, magic, spoken word, stalls and more.
Edinburgh Short Film Festival
22nd October – 8th November 2020, Edinburgh
We’re excited to bring a programme of outstanding short cinema, featuring UK premieres and award-winning short films!
Halloween Pumpkin Trail
TBC, Castle Kennedy Gardens, Dumfries & Galloway
Tread through the crispy autumn leaves and find the hidden pumpkins to receive a delicious treat.
Fireworks and Bonfire Night
TBC, Hopetoun, South Queensferry
Happy 10th Birthday to Hopetoun Fireworks. Games, bonfire, fireworks, balloons, and Dancing.
Men’s 10K Run
1st November 2020, Edinburgh
Help to support The Prince & Princess of Wales Hospice. Start on the historic Royal Mile, and finish at the BT Murrayfield Stadium.
Galloway Antiques Fair
6th – 8th November 2020, Scone Palace
Items for sale include furniture, porcelain, glass, silver, jewellery, mirrors, sculpture, oriental rugs, carpets, and more.
MoRun: 1.5K, 5K & 10K
8th November 2020, Glasgow
Flat road fun race, lots of laughs, fancy dress, funny moustaches and fundraising.
Bat Out of Hell
10th – 21st November 2020, King’s Theatre, Glasgow
Bringing to life the legendary anthems of Jim Steinman & Meat Loaf, this critically-acclaimed production uniquely combines the magic and excitement of a musical with the immense energy of rock ‘n’ roll.
North East of North (NEoN) Digital Arts Festival
12th – 15th November 2020, Dundee
Organised exhibitions, workshops, talks, conferences, live performances and public discussions. A platform to showcase national and international digital art forms.
Lochinch Castle Charity Christmas Fair
TBC, Castle Kennedy Gardens, Dumfries & Galloway
From stocking fillers to main gifts, books, toy, home interiors, clothing, jewellery, garden supplies, food and drink – you’ll find the perfect gift from carefully selected stalls.
TBC, St Andrews Hospice, Airdrie
Pop along and support your local community and see what special Christmas gifts they have on offer including fashion, jewellery, accessories, winter woollies, Christmas decorations and so much more!
Glasgow Christmas Markets
TBC, St Enoch Square
Lots of food and drink plus traders from across the globe, as well as closer to home, selling artisan products and high quality crafts.
Edinburgh Art Fair
12th – 15th November 2020, Edinburgh Corn Exchange
Original artworks including; paintings, original prints, ceramics, sculpture, glassware and photography.
Festival of Wine
14th November 2020, Edinburgh
Tom Cannavan, an award-winning wine writer and publisher, brings you the Edinburgh Festival of Wine, an unmissable day for the capital’s wine lovers.
Strictly Ballroom: The Musical
16th – 21st November 2020, Edinburgh Playhouse
Strictly Ballroom The Musical, based on the award-winning world-wide phenomenon is heading out to tour the UK & Ireland, beginning Autumn 2020.
Glasgows Whisky Festival
21st November 2020, Hampden Park, Glasgow
We’ll be celebrating whisky from all of Scotland and the rest of the world.
Oban Winter Festival
Ten days of fun, with Ballet, Distillery Market, Victorian Market, Haggis Festival, the Grand Ceilidh with Oban Pipe Band, and more.
Santa And The Snow
TBC, INTU Braehead
Sing along on the New-for-2019 Polar Express Snow Train as you travel from INTU Braehead to Santa’s Workshop. Dance beside the Penguin Band and watch Santa’s Elves making toys for all the children around the world.
Centred around Princes Street Gardens. The Light Night, the Traditional German Christmas Market, Santa’s Reindeer Garden, The Edinburgh Wheel, The Great Scottish Santa Run and Winter Wonderland and more, for the ultimate festive experience.
Santa Dash, Reindeer Run & Santa Cycle
TBC, Strathclyde Country Park, Motherwell
We will provide Santa suits to all adults, and reindeer antlers and flashing noses to all children taking part. Dogs welcome to take part at no additional cost.
Book Week Scotland
TBC, various locations, Stirling
People of all ages and walks of life come together in libraries, schools, community venues and workplaces to share and enjoy books and reading.
Paisley First Winterfest
Be sure to get your winter woolies on and grab the rest of the family to embrace the festivities. We’ll give Santa and his reindeer a day off on Christmas Day but you can be sure of a jolly welcome throughout the winter.
Dundee Mountain Film Festival
26th – 28th November 2020, Dundee
Showcasing an international programme of speakers, as well as award winning films and exhibitions, held in Discovery Point, and Bonar Hall, Dundee.
Grand Snowflake Ball
TBC, Doubletree by Hilton Glasgow Central
4 course dinner, a wonderful floor show, and dancing to a big band sound.
Christmas Party Night
TBC, Dirleton, East Lothian
Spectacular dinner and dancing until the wee small hours at Archerfield Walled Garden.
The Flag Walk
TBC, Drumpellier Country Park, Coatbridge
St Andrews day walk, two routes to choose from: A Wee Dauner (1 mile) or A Big Birl (3 miles). Everyone taking part will receive a Saltire flag to carry to celebrate the day.
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MAJOR EVENTS IN SCOTLAND ….
Edinburgh Military Tattoo: You’ll have to book your Edinburgh Military Tattoo tickets early if you want to see this magnificent spectacle, and internationally acclaimed event, set against the backdrop of Edinburgh Castle.
Edinburgh Fringe Festival: One of the world’s largest arts events, the Festival stages more than 2,000 shows in hundreds of theatres, and a lot more.
Edinburgh Hogmanay: Year after year the Hogmanay street party brings something new: Torchlight Procession, Carnival, Street Theatre and more.
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