The Jungle Book

Joseph Purdy Productions are putting their own spin on the Jungle Book story at the Tivoli Theatre in Aberdeen. Join them on a crazy adventure through the deep, dark, depths of the jungle to laugh and sing all the way through this musical adventure. With brand new sets, glittering costumes and songs and dance for all ages, you’d be daft to miss out.

March 1 at 11am, 2.30pm and 6pm

Tickets from £7

34-48 Guild Street, Aberdeen, AB11 6NB

James Oswald – Bury Them Deep Book Launch

Waterstones in Dundee will be hosting best-selling Scottish crime author James Oswald for the launch of his new Inspector McLean novel, Bury Them Deep. Head along to the store to meet the man behind the words and grab a copy of his latest book. There will also be a Q&A session with Oswald, talking about his crime writing career, and giving you the opportunity to ask him any questions you may have about all things crime.

February 25 from 5.30-6.30pm


Waterstones, 35 Commercial Street, Dundee, DD1 3DG


Smile is a new piece based on the life of footballing great Jim McLean. Although he may never be referred to as one of Scottish football’s best-loved characters, he will always be one of the most respected. Smile reveals the complexities and contradictions, highs and lows, triumphs and regrets of manager McLean. Written by theatre and television writer Philip Differ, of Only an Excuse, this honest new play celebrates the memories of an inspirational man, ultimately revealing a Jim Mclean that you never knew.

February 25 – March 7

Tickets from £11

Dundee Rep Theatre, Tay Square, Dundee, DD1 1PB

Stephen Ratomski: Solo Exhibition

In this latest exhibition, Stephen Ratomski will present an exhibition of new and existing work. As a painter and print-maker, Ratomski’s works often consist of layers of paint, texture and collage which come together and capture a sense of place, mood or feeling. Ratomski works from memory and imagination and was awarded the exhibition on this strength of his work which had been on display in the Paisley Art Institute’s Annual Exhibition.

February 23 – March 4 form 10am-5pm


House for an Art Lover, Bellahouston Park, 10 Dumbreck Road, Glasgow, G41 5BW


This exhibition from the Gallery of Modern Art highlights some of the contemporary art that has been collected on behalf of the City of Glasgow over the last 21 years. TASTE! will be showcasing works by Andy Warhol, Beryl Cook and Douglas Gordon among others which will be displayed alongside archive materials that relate to the collecting of the objects. Many of the works have never been shown alongside one another before, offering a new experience for visitors.

February 23 – March 1 from 10am-8pm


Gallery of Modern Art, Royal Exchange Square, Glasgow, G1 3AH


The most comprehensive exhibition mounted on tyrannosaurs has made its way to the National Museum of Scotland. This exhibition seeks to explore the most feared and revered of all the dinosaurs. Bringing the latest palaeontological discoveries to life and challenging preconceptions about some of the most ferocious predators off alll time, this Edinburgh exhibition is sure to open your mind to prehistory.

February 23 – March 1 from 10am-5pm

Tickets from £12

National Museum of Scotland, Chambers Street, Edinburgh, EH1 1JF

Stockbridge Market

Since 2011, Stockbridge Market has set up shop next to the Water of Leith every Sunday. The market combines top quality artisan producers, farmers and takeaway food stalls for a Sunday treat. There’s a real mix of stalls, from organic fruit and veg to chocolate and confectionery, to jewellery and crafts. There will also be local musicians providing entertainment.

March 1 from 10am-5pm


1 Saunders Street, Edinburgh, EH3 6TQ

Madama Butterfly

Returning by popular demand, Opera & Ballet International presents this Ellen Kent production, featuring international soloists, a highly praised chorus and full orchestra. The sets feature a spectacular Japanese garden and fabulous costumes which include antique wedding kimonos from Japan. One of the world’s most popular operas, Madama Butterfly tells the heart-breaking story of a young Japanese girl who falls in love with an American naval lieutenant. To experience the beauty of Japan come alive on stage, Madama Butterfly is a must-see.

February 27 from 7.30pm-10.30pm

Tickets from £26.50

Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EA

Desire Paths

The works of award-winning artists Brita Granstrom and Mick Manning will be on display, reflecting on their love for the landscapes and wildlife of the Scottish Borders where they have lived for 20 years. Brita is a well-respected international painter with solo exhibitions across Scotland and Mick was previously the head of illustration at the Glasgow School of Art and now exhibits with St Jude’s and Open Eye in Edinburgh.

February 29 – June 27


Tweeddale Gallery, Chambers Institution, High Street, Peebles, EH45 8AG

Royal Opera House Live

Experience the latest work from choreographer Cathy Marston live next week. Previously an associate artist of the Royal Opera House and director of Bern Ballett, she is in high demand internationally. The inspiration for her first work for the Royal Ballet main stage is the momentous life and career of cellist Jacqueline du Pre. The latest work by Liam Scarlett, the Royal Ballet’s artist in residence provides the second part of the Royal Opera House programme.

February 25 from 7.15pm

Tickets from £14

Vue Inverness, Inverness Retail Park, Eastfield Way, Inverness, Highland, IV2 7GD