The Highlands & Islands entertainment

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 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 …
Theatre in Inverness

Eden Court Theatre

The Highlands’ main cultural venue – with theatre, art-house cinema and a conference centre – Eden Court stages a busy program of drama, dance, comedy, music, film and children’s events, and has a good bar and resta…
Live Music in Inverness


Hootananny is the city’s best live-music venue, with traditional folk- and/or rock-music sessions nightly, including big-name bands from all over Scotland (and, indeed, the world). The bar is well stocked with a ran…
Live Music in Inverness


With live bands (rock, pop, tribute) and comedy shows two or three times a week, the Ironworks is the town’s main venue for big-name acts.
Arts Centre in Lerwick


Modern Mareel is a thriving arts centre, with a cinema, concert hall and cafe in a great waterside location.
Live Performance in West & North Mainland

Orkney Folklore & Storytelling Visitor Centre

This offbeat centre in the Mainland countryside focuses on the Orkneys’ folkloric tradition. The best way to experience it is during one of its atmospheric storytelling evenings, Peatfire Tales of Orkney (Tuesday, F…
Live Music in Strathpeffer

Strathpeffer & District Pipe Band

The Strathpeffer and District Pipe Band plays in the town square every Tuesday night from June to mid-September. There’s Highland dancing and a festive air.