February can be cold and grey, but there are lots of events around the country to help you combat any winter blues!
Scotland’s Early Silver at Duff House
Thursday-Sunday 11-4, Included in admission (£7.50/6)
See this travelling exhibition on early Scottish silver with objects from 75AD to 1000AD at National Gallery Scotland’s Duff House until 17 March.
Banchory, 15 and 16 February, £12.50
Sample Scotland’s array of gins.
Edinburgh Playhouse, 5 to 9 February, various times £24-£54 per ticket
Experience the Tony and Grammy Award-winning show of Green Day’s hit album, American Idiot!
Capital SciFi Con
Edinburgh Corn Exchange, 15-17 February, £10 day pass or £25 weekend pass
Enjoy a weekend of sci-fi with Edinburgh’s non-profit comic con.
Firebrand Women: Generating Change
Central Library, Until 28 February during normal opening hours, free
Learn about the women who made history influencing the politics of their age.
Glasgow Film Festival
20 February - 3 March, various prices and times.
Experience the latest in Scottish and international films.
Women, War, and the West End
Until 28 February, Glasgow City Heritage Trust, 10-4 Monday to Friday, free
Explore the history of women in World War I, including their participation in erecting war memorials and other ways they impacted Glasgow’ West End during and after the war.
Nelson Mandela: The Centenary Exhibition
Until 2 March, The Lighthouse, Normal opening hours, free
Learn about Nelson Mandela’s life and his importance.
ScotFairs Vintage Fair
The Albert Halls, 2 February, 10-4, Albert Halls, £2
Rummage through various vintage stalls and see what you can find!
Scotland’s National Hero
The Wallace Monument, 16 and 17 Scotland, Regular Intervals from 11 to 3:30
Learn about William Wallace and the Scottish Wars of Independence with costumed performers recounting key moments in Wallace’s life.
The Engine Shed, 23 February, 1-3:30, Free
Play with 3D pens as you try to recreate different Scottish architectural styles!