GLASGOW Classrooms for Malawi Burns Supper Thu 23 Jan, 7pm. £25. The Glad Café, 1006a Pollokshaws Road, 636 6119. See Around Town listings. Burns Ceilidh Fri 24 & Sat 25 Jan, 7pm. £28. Cottiers Theatre, 93–95 Hyndland Street, 357 4000. See Around Town listings.

Burns Supper Sat 25 Jan, 7.30–10pm. £22 (£5 deposit required). Curlers Rest, 256–260 Byres Road, 341 0737. See Around Town listings. Glasgow Beer Club Meet FREE Fri 31 Jan, 6pm– midnight. Old Stag Inn, 12 Greenview Street, Meet up, grab a pint and get to discussing

hops and crystal clear mountain water. Champagne v Sparkling Wine Tasting Fri 7 Feb, 7.30–9.30pm. £40. Baby Abode, 129 Bath Street, 01334 870731. Rose Murray Brown serves up 13 paired tastings of the fizzy stuff to help you develop your palate.

Glasgow Wine School Tastings Sat 8 Feb, 11am–4pm. £85. Radisson Blu Hotel, 301 Argyle Street, 447 0446. A full day of nosing, swirling and sipping, including a two-course lunch and 13 wines to explore.

EDINBURGH Burns Night with a Twist Thu 23 Jan, 6.30pm. £30 (members £25). The Scottish Café and Restaurant, National

The Apartment Bistro is serving up a special 4-course sherry dinner with matching drinks, hosted by sherry expert Paula Maclean. Limited to 18 places. Thur 13 Feb, 7.30pm. 7-13 Barclay Place, Edinburgh, 228 6456.

Gallery of Scotland, The Mound, 666 2474. See Around Town listings. Supper with Burns Thu 23 & Fri 24 Jan, 7pm. £25 (£23). Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43–45 High Street, 556 9579. See Around Town listings. Part of Burnsfest.

Prestonfield’s Annual Burns Supper Thu 23 Jan, 7pm– midnight. £50. The Stables, Prestonfield House, prestonfield. com See Around Town listings. Fireside Suppers: Burns Night Fri 24 Jan, 7.30–11pm.


Monday Night Bottle Club Mon 27 Jan, 3 Feb & 10 Feb, 7.30–9.30pm. £10. BrewDog Edinburgh, 143–145 Cowgate, 220 6517. An informal tasting each week to make your Monday a little bit better. Taste four brews and meet like-minded craft fans.

Beginners’ Wine Tasting Courses Wed 29 Jan, 5 Feb & 12 Feb, 7.30–9.30pm. £36 per session or £100 for all three. The Dining Room, The Scotch Malt Whisky Society, 28 Queen Street, 01334 870731. An in-depth look at red, white and sparkling wines with expert Rose Murray Brown. Vins du Rhône Fri 31 Jan, 6–8pm. £22 (£20). Institut Français d’Ecosse, 13 Randolph Crescent, 225 5366. Taste the sunshine in darkest Scottish January as you try some wines from the Rhône region. In French.

£30. Freemans, 2–6 Spottiswoode Road, thefiresidecollective. com An informal, three- course, seasonal Burns Night do from pop-up foodies the Fireside Collective. It’s BYOB; email for a suggested pairings list. Seating is communal.

Edinburgh Farmers’ Market FREE Every Sat & Sun, 9am–2pm. Castle Terrace, 220 8580. Scotland’s biggest weekly local food market. Burns Supper Sat 25 Jan, 5.30–10pm. £35. Edinburgh Larder Bistro, 1a Alva Street, 225 4599. See Around Town listings.

Curry Club Sat 25 Jan, 7–10.30pm. £25. Earthy Foods & Goods, 33–41 Ratcliffe Terrace, Causewayside, 667 2967. A three-course curry feast, featuring veg or lamb samosas, a biryani platter and topped off with a ‘Bollywood mess’. BYOB. Booking essential.



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