December events across the country

Wednesday, 4 December 2019

Christmas markets and pantomimes aren't all that's happening this December.

We've put together our top pick of events guaranteed to get you out and about.

The Lion KingThe Lion King, Edinburgh Playhouse

Director Julie Taymor’s spectacular musical version of the classic movie brings it to life on stage using ingenious stagecraft and puppetry; the stampede scene is particularly jaw-dropping. An unforgettable show.

Date: Tuesday 10 - Monday 30 December 019

Time: Times vary

Closest station: Edinburgh Waverley

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Primal ScreamPrimal Scream, Ironworks, Inverness​

Bobby Gillespie and his gang of indie-jangle-techno-rockers are truly long-running, with Gillespie fronting the band since 1982 and stalwarts Andrew Innes and Martin Duffy beside him since 1987, and all indications are that they still retain the power to rock the house.

Date: Friday 13 December 2019

Time: 19:00

Closest station: Inverness

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We Will Rock YouWe Will Rock You, Theatre Royal, Glasgow

The musical with all of Queen’s hits continues to provide a cracking night at the opera—well, the theatre, anyway. Enjoy the story of Galileo and Scaramouche and their struggle against the Killer Queen and her evil sidekick Khashoggi.

Date: Monday 9 - Saturday 28 December 2019

Times: Times vary

Closest station: Glasgow Queen Street

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Kevin Quantum: Anti-GravityKevin Quantum: Anti-Gravity, Traverse Theatre, Edinburgh

The magician-scientist explores the place where magic and science meet, where the rules of gravity are bent and broken. Magic is real. And he’ll prove it to you.

Date: Saturday 28 - Monday 30 December 2019

Time: 19:00

Closest station: Edinburgh Waverley

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The SweetThe Sweet, Lemon Tree, Aberdeen

If you’ve never got down to ‘Ballroom Blitz’, have you considered having a hearing test? The veteran glam rockers, now led by original guitarist Andy Scott, may have had a few enforced lineup changes, but you can still expect hits such as ‘Teenage Rampage’ and ‘Hell Raiser’.

Date: Friday 13 December 2019

Time: 19:30

Closest stations: Aberdeen

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Goodbye Mr MackenzieGoodbye Mr Mackenzie, Beat Generator Live, Dundee

The Edinburgh band that brought you, among other things, the hit single ;The Rattler’ and the career of Shirley Manson, is back to raise the roof.

Date: Sunday 15 December 2019

Time: 19:00

Closest stations: Dundee

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Remember, when planning a night out, get the train in!

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