A selection of events in Scotland
Burning of the Clavie
11 January 2017 Burghead, Moray
Welcome in the "Auld" New Year as old traditions are rekindled at this ancient fire festival in Burghead. This is the original Hogmanay before the calendar changed in 1660.
19 January - 5 February 2017 Glasgow
Annual celebration of Celtic music, featuring a high calibre mix of international artists.
Sled Dog Rally
28 - 29 January 2017 Aviemore
Two-day timed trials held by the Siberian Husky Club of Great Britain which take place each year in Aviemore.
21 - 22 January 2017, Strathpeffer, Highlands
This 24-hour endurance event attracts competitors from all over the world. It is considered one of the top ten toughest mountain bike events in the world.
25 January 2017 Various locations
Tributes to Robert Burns are paid at the annual Burns Supper
end January - mid March 2017
Over 60 gardens / venues across the country. Cambo Gardens in Fife holds the national collection (over 350 varieties) and snowdrops carpet 70 acres of woodland in their thousands.