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Our November highlights

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With Halloween out of the way, the countdown to Christmas is well and truly on and we've got tonnes of events already on our radar. Here are the dates for your diary you don't want to miss...

i-on 10k Week of Giveaways | 01 - 05 November

We recently hit 10k followers on Instagram and we've planned FIVE DAYS of giveaways to celebrate, starting today (1st November)! You'll have to be following us on Facebook and Instagram to enter. We'll pick a winner at random after seven days and notify the lucky person. Simple! 

CAN'T WAIT?

Check out the prizes to be won HERE

Smart Works Edinburgh | 07 November

You don't want to miss our amazing charity event at Radisson Collection Royal Mile, in partnership with Smart Works Edinburgh. On Wednesday 07 November we're combining four of our favourite things... shopping, wine, makeovers and whopping discounts from the best brands in town - all under one roof. Join us here.

Follow @SmartWorksEdi on Twitter and @ion_magazine on Instagram for all the news.

Cocktails in the City | 09 - 10 November

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Kick off the merriment of the festive season and sip your way thorough 16 of the city's finest bars as Cocktails in the City returns for two nights of cocktail creativity in The Hub. From colour-changing cocktails to whisky iced tea, the likes of Hoot the Redeemer, Juniper Bar (pictured), The Blackbird and more have designed signature cocktails especially for the event and revellers can enjoy them for just £6.50 on the night.

The Hub, 348-350 Castlehill, EH1 2NE, Tickets cost £12* and can be purchased at cocktailsinthecity.com

Bowhouse Food Weekend | 10 - 11 November

Bowhouse Food Weekend

The popular, free-to-attend, Bowhouse Food Weekend returns to St Monan's this month bringing together producers, food lovers and leading experts all under one roof to see, taste, buy and most importantly enjoy the best local food and drink in a vibrant atmosphere. November’s Food Weekend will also see the return of the craft market allowing guests to get a head-start on their Christmas shopping from a treasure trove of hand-crafted jewellery, home décor and textiles, all made in Scotland. 

Saturday 10 November and Sunday 11 November, 10am - 4pm, Bowhouse Farm, St Monans, Anstruther, Fife, KY10 2DB, find more info on the event at bowhousefife.com

Glasgow Vegan Festival | 10 - 11 November

Glasgow Vegan Food Festival

You'll find plenty of festive inspiration at the Glasgow Vegan Festival. Head down to the Trades Hall of Glasgow, 10.30am - 4.30pm, for a feast of mouth wateringly delicious, plant-based Christmas treats and over 100 stalls bursting with gift ideas. Purchase your entry on the door for £3 or upgrade to VIP (£15) for fast track entry and a goody bag full of vegan products, samples, discounts and offers.

Trades Hall of Glasgow, 85 Glassford St, Glasgow G1 1UH. For more information please visit veganeventsuk.co.uk or facebook.com/VeganEventsU

Montpeliers Christmas Cocktail Club | Starts 18 November

Montpeliers Christmas Cocktail Club

Make the most of the long winter nights and get jolly with the return of Montpeliers Christmas Cocktail Club, officially open from 18 November, seven days a week, until the end of the year. Wristband holders will have access to exclusive discounts on premium seasonal cocktails at Eastside, Tigerlily, Lulu Nightclub, Rabble Taphouse & Grill, Candy Bar & Diner, Montpeliers and Indigo Yard with each venue serving an exclusive cocktail created especially for the festive period. Wristbands cost £4 and can be purchased here.

For more details on the festive fun, visit montpeliersedinburgh.co.uk

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