Clinton Baptiste, The Paranormalist

Clinton Baptiste, best known for Phoenix Nights, takes his The Paranormalist Returns tour on the road. Clinton will give readings to audience members up and down the land giving them advice from beyond the grave. Full of surprises, he will predict their futures, tell them about their pasts, and perform other amazing acts. What’s more, he tells the story of his own life: his demise and his comeback. Finally, on this special night, Clinton attempts to pass over to The Other Side and return with The Answer. Will he succeed? The only way to find out is by checking out the show in Edinburgh.

March 11 from 7.30pm

Tickets from £18

Assembly Roxy, 2 Roxburgh Place, Edinburgh, EH8 9SU

The Metamorphosis

Inspired by Franz Kafka’s short story, this production of Metamorphosis from Vanishing Point will be directed by Matthew Lenton and features an international cast. The show presents Kafka’s interesting text in a fresh and unpredictable style, shedding new light on the complexity and contradiction that is modernity.

March 10-21 at 7.45pm

Tickets from £9

Tron Theatre, 63 Trongate, Glasgow, G1 5HB

Glasgow International Comedy Festival

The Comedy Festival returns for its 18th year. Top comedians, such as Steve Martin and Tevor Noah will be coming to Glasgow alongside the very best of home-grown Scottish talent. It’s sure to be a comedy extravaganza to help cement the festival's reputation as Europe’s largest comedy festival.

March 7-29

Show prices vary

Various venues across Glasgow

Basketball Trophy Finals

The Emirates Arena is hosting the 2020 British Basketball Trophy Finals for what promises to be another unforgettable day. The WBBL and BBL trophy finals will both be on the same day, making for a stunning double-bill of basketball. There’s sure to be a huge crowd to watch the action on the court and all the usual entertainment.

March 15 from 11am-5.30pm

Tickets from £22

Emirates Arena, 1000 London Road, Glasgow, G40 3HY

Elvis Costello and The Imposters

An artist with four albums in Rolling Stone’s 500 Greatest Albums of all Time list, Elvis Costello is a true song-writing legend. Sharing his stage will be The Waterboys who, throughout the duration of their 35-year career, have endured as one of Scotland's best-loved bands. Nick Lowe, producer of Elvis Costello’s first five albums, with hits of his own including Cruel To Be Kind, will also appear.

March 10 from 7.30-9.30pm

Tickets from £55

Usher Hall, Lothian Road, Edinburgh, EH1 2EA

Roddy Doyle

Author of works including The Commitments, The Van and most recently Smile, join Roddy Doyle in Edinburgh to hear about his writing. An Irish novelist, dramatist and screenwriter, several of Doyle’s books have been made into films, which started with The Commitments back in 1991. What’s more, Doyle earned the Booker Prize in 1993 for his novel Paddy Clarke Ha Ha Ha. This tour celebrates the career of one of Ireland’s best-loved writers where he will be discussing his work with guest interviewers.

March 12 at 7.30pm

Tickets prices TBC

The Queen’s Hall, 85-89 Clerk Street, Edinburgh, EH8 9JG

Exile of the African Warrior

This production takes audiences on a spectacular visual and musical journey, depicting the life of Oduduwa, a Yoruba Diety considered to be the birth father of the Yoruba tribe long before he assumed the title. The story is brought to life through the vocal cords and inspired melody of Bimbi Philips music. The show tells the story of how an exiled African warrior became a legend.

March 13 from 7pm

Tickets from £18

Music Hall, Union Street, Aberdeen, AB10 1QS

What Silicon Valley is Really Like

Christ Neumann, founder and CEO of Commonwealth Ventures, is a serial entrepreneur. His organisation is devoted to narrowing the expertise gap between international start up ecosystems and California's Silicon Valley. This Q&A evening is an opportunity to ask and learn about, among other things: what Silicon Valley is really like (the truths and myths); how to raise money for a data start up and journeys of a data investor.

March 10 from 10am-12pm


Highlandsd and Islands Enterprise, An Lochran, Inverness Campus, Inverness IV2 5NA

Poetry Evening with Peter Gizzi

Acclaimed American poet Peter Gizzi will be reading from his newly published collection Sky Burial at Waterstones in St Andrews. The poems in this selection were gathered from over 30 years of work and strike a dynamic balance of honesty, emotion and depth. Sky Burial is an incredibly valuable introduction to his work.

March 12 from 6pm-7.15pm


Waterstones, 103 Market Street, St Andrews, KY16 9NX

Abstract Art and Britain between the Wars

The Constructivist approach to art was particularly popular in Revolutionary Russia and was driven by the desire to create a new art for the future of humanity. This exhibition examines the many variants of geometrical abstraction in Europe during the early 1900s. The likes of which paved the way for the works of British artists such as Ben Nicholson.

March 9-16 from 10am-7pm


Scottish National Gallery of Modern Art One, 75 Belford Road, Edinburgh, EH4 3DR