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Entertainment for all the family


By Features Reporter


April

16-20 The Lady Vanishes, Eden Court, Inverness – the Classic Thriller Theatre Company presents a quick-witted and devilishly fun thriller, based on the 1939 Hitchcock classic, ranked as one of the best British films of all time. www.eden-court.co.uk

19-20 The Great Easter Egg Hunt, Inverness city centre – hosted by Inverness BID Ltd, Find on Facebook.

19-21 Loch Shiel Spring Festival, Loch Shiel, Lochaber – a festival of Western classical music set amid the stunning Loch Shiel. www.lochshielfestival.com

There are plenty of fun filled Easter events for all the family to enjoy.
There are plenty of fun filled Easter events for all the family to enjoy.

19-22 Cadbury Easter Egg Hunt at Inverewe Garden, Poolewe, 9.30am-3pm – £2 per child, usual entry prices apply to non NTS members. www.nts.org.uk/visit/inverewe

19-22 Easter Eggsplorer Trail, Fort George, Ardersier – find all the clues to complete the challenge. This event is included in the normal admission price. Free for Historic Scotland Members. www.historicenvironment.scot

20 Tain Community Market, Rose Gardens, Tain, 10am-2pm – for more details visit the Tain & District Development Trust Facebook page.

20 Nairn Book and Art Children's Event, Nairn Community and Art Centre, Nairn. www.nairncc.co.uk

20 Mockness 80's All Day Party, The Ironworks, Inverness – a huge nostalgic live tribute to the greatest decade ever the 80s! www.ironworksvenue.com

Enjoy tea, cake and daffodil picking at Foulis Castle, Evanton on April 20. Picture: Callum Mackay / SPP
Enjoy tea, cake and daffodil picking at Foulis Castle, Evanton on April 20. Picture: Callum Mackay / SPP

20 Daffodil Tea in aid of Birchwood Highland, Foulis Castle, Evanton, 1pm-4pm – an afternoon of live entertainment, tea, coffee, homing baking, stalls and daffodil picking in the castle gardens. Find on Facebook.

20 Mairearad and Anna, Ceilidh Place, Ullapool. www.ceilidhplace.com

20 Culbokie Community Market, Findon Hall, Culbokie, 10am-12.30pm.

21 The Brodick Quartet, The Stables, Cromarty, 4pm – four of Scotland's most promising young string players. www.cromartyartstrust.org.uk

Eddi Reader celebrates 40 years in the business at Eden Court, Inverness on April 21.
Eddi Reader celebrates 40 years in the business at Eden Court, Inverness on April 21.

21 Eddi Reader plus Special Guests, Eden Court, Inverness – celebrating her 40th year as a live performer. www.eden-court.co.uk

22 Teuchter's Comedy Club, Eden Court, Inverness - celebrating two naughty years of mayhem and mischief, the Teuchter's Comedy Club bring their own crazy and outrageous brand of pure Highland bred Comedy to their grand debut show at Eden Court! www.eden-court.co.uk

23 The Revolvers, Eden Court, Inverness – hear all the big hits of the 60's in one show. www.eden-court.co.uk

24-25 Talisk, The Ceilidh Place, Ullapool. www.ceilidhplace.com

The Tailor of Inverness is back at Eden Court, Inverness on April 24-26.
The Tailor of Inverness is back at Eden Court, Inverness on April 24-26.

24-26 The Tailor of Inverness, Eden Court, Inverness – Matthew Zajac's phenomenal international hit about his Polish father returns to its home in Inverness. www.eden-court.co.uk

24-27 The Addams Family, Elgin Town Hall – a musical comedy by the St Giles Theatre Group. www.elgintownhall.co.uk

25 Rumours of Fleetwood Mac 2019, Eden Court, Inverness – the world's finest tribute to Fleetwood Mac, returns to the stage in 2019 with its 'Anniversary Tour.' www.eden-court.co.uk

Toploader will play The Ironworks, Inverness on April 25. Photo: SPP
Toploader will play The Ironworks, Inverness on April 25. Photo: SPP

25 Toploader, The Ironworks, Inverness. www.ironworksvenue.com

25-27 Botanical Illustration at Inverewe Garden, Poolewe – A three-day botanical illustration workshop looking at Rhododendrons blooms, foliage and smaller flowers. www.nts.org.uk/visit/inverewe

26 A Night at the Musicals, Inverness Town House, Inverness – featuring talented local artists along with TFX performing academy.

26-27 Spring Fair, Inverewe Garden (Osgoods Restaurant), 10.30am-4pm – visit the Poolewe Tuesday Market Facebook page for more details.

27 Garden Open: 10 Stuart Avenue, Ardersier – a cottage style garden with vibrant rich and dense plantings of perennials and shrubs that bring colour and scent across the seasons. www.scotlandsgardens.org

27 North Kessock Community Market, North Kessock Hall, 10am-12.30pm.

27 Tamzene, The Stables, Cromarty, 8pm – the young singer, writer and multi-instrumentalist returns home to Cromarty for a gig not to be missed. www.cromartyartstrust.org.uk

OutDores is on April 27 at Dores Inn, Dores.
OutDores is on April 27 at Dores Inn, Dores.

27 OutDores, Dores Inn, Dores – an intimate club event on the shore of Loch Ness with some of the most renowned underground DJ's and Live Artists. www.outdores.com

27 Toyah, The Ironworks, Inverness – Toyah Wilcox celebrates 40 years of music in her 60th year with a special live concert. www.ironworksvenue.com

27 Unspotted Snow, Macphail Centre. Ullapool, 7.30pm – a new play commissioned by Mull Theatre based on the ill-fated 1845 Sir John Franklin expedition to discover the North-West passage from the Atlantic to the Pacific and its extraordinary 170-year legacy. www.macphailcentre.com

Etape Loch Ness is on April 26. Picture: Gair Fraser / SPP
Etape Loch Ness is on April 26. Picture: Gair Fraser / SPP

28 Etape Loch Ness – sport cycle around Loch Ness. www.etapelochness.com

28 The Blue Bros, The Caledonian, Invergordon, 3.30pm – everybody needs somebody to love! Find on Facebook.

29 to May 4 Let It Be, Eden Court, Inverness – direct from the West End, this international hit show celebrates the legacy of the world's greatest rock 'n' roll band. www.eden-court.co.uk

Inverness Science Festival runs from April 29 to May 12. Picture: Gair Fraser / SPP
Inverness Science Festival runs from April 29 to May 12. Picture: Gair Fraser / SPP

29 to May 12 Inverness Science Festival, various venues, Inverness – a wide variety of events exploring a range of exciting topics in science and technology. Find on Facebook.

Every effort has been made to ensure the accuracy of this listing, but please check ahead before travelling to any event.



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