The hot ticket: January culture roundup

The hot ticket: January culture roundup

1 Min

An insight into some of the hottest tickets on the culture scene this month at both ends of the M8.

Turner in January, 01-31 January

For more than a hundred years, JMW Turner’s watercolours, as bequested by Henry Vaughan, have retained their vibrancy by only going on show throughout the month of January. Scottish National Gallery, Edinburgh.
 

Picnic at Hanging Rock, 13-28 January

Joan Lindsay’s classic Australian horror mystery novel about three girls who vanished on a school trip in 1900, never to be seen again, comes to the Lyceum stage. Royal Lyceum Theatre, Edinburgh.
 

Celtic Connections, 19 January - 05 February

The Celtic musical diaspora is celebrated once more with arguably the UK’s biggest winter musical festival, featuring Laura Marling with the BBC Scottish Symphony Orchestra, Olivia Newton John, Fairport Convention, Anna Meredith and Karine Polwart’s beautiful theatre show Wind Resistance. Various venues, Glasgow.
 

Black Sabbath, 24 January

Birmingham metal icons Ozzy Osbourne, Tony Iommi and Geezer Butler are back to rock out for what they tell us will be the final time. Hydro, Glasgow.
 

Manipulate Festival, 27 January - 05 February 

This tenth year of the annual puppet animation festival (main image) brings more than 20 new and returning pieces for performance and film. Based at the Traverse Theatre in Edinburgh, work is also showing in Aberdeen, Bristol and Norwich. Various venues, Edinburgh and Aberdeen.

Main image: Touchme GaelMaleux

What's on / january 2017

The best of i-on straight to your inbox, every week

3 Mins
It's time to get booking tickets to these unmissable gigs, shows, and events ... The Band Already the fastest-selling theatre tour ever within hours of going on sale, Tim Firth’s...
What's on / festival / the band
1 Min
On Monday 28 August, the Virgin Money Fireworks Concert will bring the Edinburgh International Festival to a spectacular conclusion, when over 400,000 fireworks are launched from Edinburgh’s iconic castle, accompanied...
Virgin Money Fireworks Concert / Picnic / Edinburgh International Festival
5 Mins
The i-on team shares their must dos this May from festivals to pop up make up counters... Go to Jupiter “Offering the most cultural outdoor experience around, the brilliant Jupiter...
Jupiter artland / Givenchy / Fynefest
< 1 Min
Get yourself along to one of the new music and cocktail evenings at The Balmoral ’s Palm Court. The famous afternoon tea spot is opening its doors after dark for...
The Balmoral / jazz / Cocktails
3 Mins
Some great drinks events are hitting the capital this May, here's the master classes and festivals the i-on team are excited about.. for-beer-lovers.jpg For beer lovers… We were already pretty...
Negroni / fizz masterclass / beer festival