February Events

Stephenie McGucken Student Services Officer


January 30, 2019

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.

Gin Festival

Banchory, 15 and 16 February, £12.50  

Sample Scotland’s array of gins.


American Idiot

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.

3D Pens

The Engine Shed, 23 February, 1-3:30, Free

Play with 3D pens as you try to recreate different Scottish architectural styles!