Virtual events to enjoy this November

Last updated: Tuesday, 25 July 2023

You don't need to venture out into the cold this November to enjoy some live entertainment.

Here are a few events taking place online that you can enjoy from the comfort and warmth of your home.

Hidden Door Live

Tess Latham dancer

Tue 10 Nov & Tue 24 Nov at

Edinburgh multi-arts festival Hidden Door hosts a second series of online shows highlighting the best of Scotland’s emerging creative talent.

Tuesday 10 November sees filmmaker and digital artist Florence Richardson host an immersive live show exploring the theme of ‘hauntology’.

The event on Tuesday 24 November will feature a live performance of dance work 'Ready for Memory' by dancers Tess Letham and Nerea Gurrutxaga (pictured) over social media.

Scottish Alternative Music Awards

Wednesday 18 November at

The Scottish Alternative Music Awards returns for their 11th edition with a virtual ceremony which celebrates the best in new music from Scotland’s underground scene. Hosted by DJ Jim Gellatly and Leyla Josephine, the night will feature live performances by recent SAY Award winner Nova and Glasgow post-punk quintet Walt Disco.

This year’s nominees across seven categories include the likes of Kapil Seshasayee, Kohla, Callum Easter, HYYTS, Still House Plants and Free Love.

Scottish Music Awards

Amy Macdonald singer

Saturday 28 November. Find more here .

Scottish Music Awards return as a virtual event to celebrate the biggest and best names in Scottish music while also raising vital funds for the music therapy charity Nordoff Robbins.

Hosted by broadcaster Edith Bowman, the award ceremony will be streamed live from SWG3 in Glasgow's West End to celebrate St Andrew's Day.

Award nominees and performers lined up for the virtual event include Amy Macdonald (pictured), kitti and Luke La Volpe.

Frontline Festival Scotland

Monday 30 November. Find out more here.

A brand new virtual gig, streamed live over social media, raising money for charities Scotland's Charity Air Ambulance, Scottish Ambulance Service, Scottish Police Benevolent Fund and SFRS Family Support Trust.

Over 40 Scottish artists will be taking part, including the likes of Wet Wet Wet, Hue and Cry, Altered Images, The Bay City Rollers, Sandi Thom, Nicholas McDonald, Jai McDowall, Raintown, The Ronains, Graeme Clark, JJ Gilmour and more.

And one for budding performers ...

Mix Up Theatre - Online drama classes for kids

Mix Up Theatre

Mondays, Wednesdays and Saturdays until Monday 21 Dec.

Find out more here .

Scottish drama school Mix Up Theatre hosts online drama classes via Zoom, with the aim of helping children increase their confidence, develop creative and team building skills, and have a lot of fun while they’re at it. Featuring a different theme each week, the wee ones are given all the tools to create their own short films and plays, as well as taking part in a number of online tasks and home activities. Classes on Mondays and Saturdays are for ages 5--7 and 8--11, while Wednesdays are for ages 12--18.