FIFE ARMS FASHION WEEKEND
Castle Fraser, near Kemnay.
A Write Highland Hoolie! Mallaig’s Book Festival (https://www.awrite-highland-hoolie.com/ for further details). Connie’s Christmas Fair, 11am-5pm.
Garioch Heritage Centre, Loco Works Road, Inverurie. Displays of social history for local area from 1900 onwards, resource library and cafe; Brick Built Exhibition. See the world built in LEGO bricks, 10am-4pm; The Critter Keeper with his exotic animal workshop. A chance to view a selection of weird and wonderful critters, learn more about them and if you are lucky, get up close and personal with them (tickets from venue or online at www.gariochheritage.co.uk), 10.30am and noon.
Over the weekend, The Fife Arms Hotel in Braemar will host a stellar cast of names from the world of fashion, led by Justine Picardie, editor-in-chief of Harper’s Bazaar.
Justine will be joined by Scottish fashion designer Christopher Kane and Oriole Cullen, curator of fashion and textiles at the V&A, as well as Edinburgh textile designer Araminta Campbell, who designed the tartan and tweed for The Fife Arms.
In a series of conversations taking place on Saturday and Sunday, the speakers will explore the extraordinary connections between Scotland, the village of Braemar, Harper’s Bazaar and The Fife Arms.
● Tickets for the talks are £6 each. Contact: www.thefifearms.com/fashion-weekend
Aberdeen Art Gallery, Schoolhill. Exhibitions and displays, 10am-5pm. Castle Gallery, Inverness. Winter Mixed Exhibition, featuring a new selection of paintings, jewellery and crafts by a range of gallery artists, 9am-5pm. The Suttie Arts Space and The Small Gallery, Aberdeen Royal Infirmary. Grampian Hospitals Art Trust (GHAT) Exhibitions: Sounding Boards and Landing Boards, by Gray’s School of Art graduates Meg Miller and Kim Welch, open 24 hours. Crathes Castle, near Banchory. Exclusively Highlands Christmas Fair, from 10am. Aboyne Green. Family Bonfire and Fireworks Display, with music, hot food and drinks, snacks and glow stall, 6pm. French’s Field, Methlick Wood. 6.30pm. Charles Gordon Park, Newmachar. Display, 6.30pm. Hatton Playing Field. 6.30pm. Fireworks Evening with stories, pizza and licenced bar (email chris.dun[email protected] btinternet.com or susiemille[email protected]internet.com for further details and to book). New Ground, Gardenstown. Fireworks Display, 6pm.
Dundee Rep. 7.30pm. Edinburgh Playhouse. Priscilla Queen of the Desert The Musical, starring Strictly Come Dancing winner Joe McFadden, 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Festival Theatre, Edinburgh. Cabaret, starring John Partridge, Kara Lily Hayworth, and Anita Harris, 2.30pm and 7.30pm. King’s Theatre, Edinburgh. The Exorcist, featuring the voice of Ian McKellen as the Demon, 5pm and 8.30pm. King’s Theatre, Glasgow. Motown The Musical, 2.30pm and 7.30pm. Theatre Royal, Glasgow. Six, 2.30pm and 8pm.