Top Choice Theatre in South Edinburgh


Formerly Edinburgh University's veterinary school, the Summerhall complex is a major cultural centre and entertainment venue, with old halls and lecture theatres (including an original anatomy lecture theatre) now s…
Top Choice Performing Arts in Mull


Mull's lively arts scene includes a famous theatre group, regular art exhibitions and concerts. This arts organisation puts on exhibitions, plays and concerts in Tobermory's An Tobar Arts Centre and elsewhere. Check…
Top Choice Traditional Music in Old Town

Sandy Bell's

This unassuming pub has been a stalwart of the traditional-music scene since the 1960s (the founder's wife sang with the Corries). There's music every weekday evening at 9pm, and from 2pm Saturday and 4pm Sunday, pl…
Top Choice Theatre in Pitlochry

Pitlochry Festival Theatre

Founded in 1951 (in a tent!), this famous and much-loved theatre is the focus of Highland Perthshire's cultural life. The summer season, from May to mid-October, stages a different production each night of the week …
Top Choice Live Music in Central Glasgow

King Tut's Wah Wah Hut

One of the city’s premier live-music pub venues, hosting bands every night of the week. A staple of the local scene, and a real Glasgow highlight.
Top Choice Cinema in Central Glasgow

Glasgow Film Theatre

This much-loved three-screener off Sauchiehall St shows art-house cinema and classics.
Performing Arts in Southside & the Clyde


Occupying a former tram depot, this buzzy cultural centre has performance and exhibition spaces as well as a popular cafe. It's a real Southside community hub, with an unusual garden out the back. It attracts cuttin…
Cinema in West End & Dean Village


The Filmhouse is the main venue for the annual Edinburgh International Film Festival and screens a full program of art-house, classic, foreign and second-run films, with lots of themes, retrospectives and 70mm scree…
Live Music in Old Town


A spectacular subterranean venue set in the ancient stone vaults beneath the South Bridge, the Caves stages a series of one-off club nights and live-music gigs, as well as ceilidh (traditional music) nights during t…
Live Music in Dundee

Reading Rooms

Dundee's hippest venue is an arty, bohemian hang-out in a rundown former library that hosts some of Scotland's best indie club nights. Live gigs have ranged from island singer-songwriter Colin MacIntyre (aka Mull Hi…