Highland and Moray Events in February
January 29 to February 1 The Snow Queen, Eden Court, Inverness – set to the music of Rimsky-Korsakov and performed live by the Scottish Ballet Orchestra www.eden-court.co.uk
February 1 Torridon, The Ironworks, Inverness, 7.30pm www.ironworksvenue.com
February 1 Thick Skin, Elastic Heart, Eden Court, Inverness, 8pm – an exciting collection of contemporary spoken word monologues and group poems, that puts Millennial voices to the front, in all their oversharing glory www.eden-court.co.uk
February 2 Thick Skin, Elastic Heart, Old Brewery, Cromarty, 7.30pm – see above. www.cromartyartstrust.org.uk
February 2 Holborn Live music and Family day, Holborn Hotel, Thurso, 12.30pm
February 3 Minkyu Kim, Town House, Inverness, 7.30pm – the award-winning South Korean pianist plays a programme including Liszt's Nocturnes and Beethoven's Piano Sonata no.29.
February 3 Evening Talk: Britain's Seabird Cities by Steve Lovell, BWWC at The Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown on Spey, 8.30pm
February 3-8 Buddy: The Buddy Holly Story, Eden Court, Inverness www.eden-court.co.uk
February 4-5 Ben Hart: Wonder, Eden Court, Inverness – the Britain's Got Talent 2019 finalist shines a light on magic, life, the universe and the darkest corners of your imaginations. www.eden-court.co.uk
February 7 Tom Walker, Strathpeffer Pavilion, Strathpeffer, 7pm www.highlifehighland.com/strathpefferpavilion
February 7 Unicorns & Superheroes: Half Term Fun, Mackenzie & Cruickshank, Forres, 10am
February 7 Ceilidh Dancing to Trail West! North Kessock Hall, North Kessock, 7.30pm
February 8-9 The Inverness Sleep Out, Tesco Extra, Business and Retail Park, Inverness (shopfront) from 6.30pm –- for MFR Cash for Kids. Biro Thieves will perform a curtain trailer gig free of charge at 7.30pm.
February 8 Bothy Ballads 2020, Elgin Town Hall, Elgin – 38th Champion of Champions competition. www.elgintownhall.co.uk
February 8 The Ghosting Of Rabbie Burns, Eden Court, Inverness, 7pm www.eden-court.co.uk
February 8 Poems and Stories of the Cattachs and Gollachs, Ardross Community Hall, Ardross, 8pm
February 9 Amy La Vere and Will Sexton, Resolis Memorial Hall, Resolis, 8pm – a classy duo from Austin, Texas.
February 10 A Window Into A Forgotten China, Highland Council Chambers, Inverness, 7.30pm – RSGS talk by Leon McCarron.
February 10 Evening Talk: Ascension Island by James Fenton, BWWC at The Grant Arms Hotel, Grantown-on-Spey, 8.30pm
February 10-15 Oor Wullie, Eden Court, Inverness – a brand new musical adventure celebrating their 80th anniversary as Scotland's most beloved comic strip. www.eden-court.co.uk
February 14 Peat & Diesel, The Ironworks, Inverness, 7.30pm www.ironworksvenue.com
February 14 Queen of the Blues, Nairn Community and Art Centre, Nairn, 8.30pm – presented by Blueswater. www.nairncc.co.uk
February 14 Moray's Got Talent, Lhanbryde Community Centre, Lhanbryde, 7pm
February 14 Karawane, Lochinver Village Hall. Lochinver, 8pm – a world music DJ collective.
February 15 Saltfish Forty, Resolis Memorial Hall, Resolis, 8pm – Douglas Montgomery and Brian Cromarty combine the rich traditional music of Orkney with original compositions.
February 15 Josie Duncan and Pablo Lafuente, Eden Court, Inverness, 7pm – a vocal/guitar duo like no other. www.eden-court.co.uk
February 15 Jason Porter as Michael Buble, Royal Marine Hotel, Brora, 7pm
February 15 Bombskare, Elgin Town Hall, Elgin, 7pm www.elgintownhall.co.uk
February 15 Overlander, Grantown Museum, Grantown-on-Spey, 7pm – talk by Alan Brown.
February 15 Engegård Quartet, Nairn Community and Art Centre, Nairn, 7.30pm – one of Norway's most sought-after ensembles. www.nairncc.co.uk
February 16 Kinloss to Lossiemouth Half Marathon, Lossiemouth Community Centre, Lossiemouth
February 16 Classic Rock Show, Eden Court, Inverness, 7.30pm www.eden-court.co.uk
February 17-18 The Secret Garden, Eden Court, Inverness – for children aged 6+ and their adults. www.eden-court.co.uk
February 18-22 Frankenstein, Eden Court, Inverness – a brilliant new adaptation. www.eden-court.co.uk
February 19 Mark Thompson's Spectacular Science Show, Eden Court, Inverness, 11am – designed for children and adults alike. www.eden-court.co.uk
February 20 The StoneScape Story by Lisa Poulsen, Rock Rose Gin, Dunnet, 7pm – an illustrated talk about the inspiration behind the work of Thurso based digital artist Lisa Poulsen.
February 21 Adam Brown: Solo Classical Guitar, Spectrum Centre, Inverness, 1pm – a musical exploration of the cultures of Latin America.
February 21 Livewire AC/DC, The Ironworks, Inverness, 7.30pm www.ironworksvenue.com
February 21 Còig, Eden Court, Inverness, 8pm – multi award-winning band from Nova Scotia. www.eden-court.co.uk
February 22 The Sensational David Bowie Tribute Band, The Ironworks, Inverness, 7.30pm www.ironworksvenue.com
February 22 City Limits Live, The Hen House, Dingwall, 9.30pm
February 22 Craig Hill: Bottoms Up! Eden Court, Inverness, 7.30pm www.eden-court.co.uk
February 22 Opera Highlights, Phipps Hall, Beauly, 7.30pm – a musical mix of operatic treasures.
February 22 Tupelo To Vegas: A Tribute To Elvis, Beaufort Hotel, Inverness, 7pm
February 22-29 Streap Alba Geamhradh 2020: International Winter Climbing Meet, Aviemore
February 23 Inverness Courier Highland Wedding Fair, Eden Court, Inverness. www.eden-court.co.uk
February 23 Sunday Car Treasure Hunt, Out of the Darkness Theatre Company, Elgin, 10.30am
February 23 Highland Pride Winter Walk, Eden Court, Inverness, 1pm www.eden-court.co.uk
February 24 Boat Talk: Cycle the Earth's Circumference from Nethy to Grantown, Boat of Garten Community Hall, Boat Of Garten, 7.30pm
February 27 Radford Kornas Duo, Town House, Inverness, 7.30pm – award-winning duo of saxophonist Jonathan Radford and pianist Eleanor Kornas.
February 27-29 David Walliam's Billionaire Boy, Eden Court, Inverness www.eden-court.co.uk
February 27 to March 4 Inverness Music Festival, various locations, Inverness.
February 28 SCDA Moray Firth District One Act Play Festival, The Little Theatre, Nairn, 7.30pm
February 28 Road Trip, Carnegie Hall Cafe, Portmahomack, 8pm
February 28 Shooglenifty, Universal Hall, Findhorn, 8pm www.universalhall.co.uk
February 29 FOMCB Beerfest, Bishopmill Hall, Elgin, 3pm
February 29 Visit Inverness Loch Ness Photo Marathon, Highland Archive and Registration Centre, Inverness, 10am – a one-day photography adventure for all ages.
February 29 The Dangleberries, Raigmore Motel, Inverness, 8pm
February 29 Ross & Cromarty CAB Food Fayre, The Royal British Legion, Dingwall, 10am-4pm
Every effort has been made to ensure the information in the listings is accurate. Please phone ahead or check the relevant website before travelling to any event.