Scotland’s Winter Festivals funded events announced

The Minister for International Development and Europe, Dr Alasdair Allan, has announced an award of £390k to be granted to events across Scotland as part of the Scotland’s Winter Festival programme 17/18.

Celebrating Scotland’s three national days, St Andrew’s Day, Hogmanay, and Burns night, this year’s unique programme supports a fantastic range of 23 events across 17 local authority areas making this year bigger and better than ever before.

EventScotland, part of VisitScotland’s Events Directorate, will be supporting the following events through funding received from the Scottish Government:

ST ANDREW’S DAY EVENTS

Oban Winter Festival 17/11/2017 – 26/11/2017
Glasgow’s St Andrew’s Day Torchlight Parade 30/11/2017
St Andrew’s Day: At the Ends of the Earth 02/12/2017
The Saltire Festival 30/11/2017 – 03/12/2017
illumination: Harbour Festival of Light 30/11/2017 – 03/12/2017
St Andrews Day Celebrations Loch Lomond Shores 02/12/2017 – 03/12/2017
Scottish Storytelling Centre – Winter Festivals 28/11/2017 – 27/01/2018
Night at the Museum 24/11/2017 – 26/01/2018
Scotland’s Winter Festivals at An Lanntair 27/11/2017 – 27/01/2018

HOGMANAY EVENTS

Edinburgh’s Hogmanay 30/12/2017 – 01/01/2018
Hogmanay in the Honest Toun 31/12/2017
Per Mare Stromness Yule Log Competition 31/12/2017
Hogmanay 2017 with The Revellers 31/12/2017 – 01/01/2018
Stirling’s Hogmanay 31/12/2017
Fire and Light 01/01/2018 – 02/01/2018

BURNS NIGHT EVENTS

Big Burns Supper 18/01/2018 – 28/01/2018
Burns Unbound 21/01/2018
Big Burns Stramash 25/01/2018 – 27/01/2018
Red, Red Rose Street 25/01/2018 – 27/01/2018
Burns’ Birthday in Mauchline 27/01/2018 – 28/01/2018
Burns Unbroke 25/01/2018 – 10/03/2018
Burns Alicht 27/01/2018
Perth Riverside Light Nights – Burns Night 27/01/2018 – 28/01/2018

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