Hitlist - The best events, talk and sport


The best events, talks and sport

Holocaust - and After? Scottish Storytelling Centre, 43-45 High Street, 556 9579. 10am-6pm. Free. In connection with Holocaust Remembrance Day, Jewish colourist Myer Lacome’s exhibition looks at the implications of the Holocaust, and celebrates life in the aftermath. Scottish Storytelling Centre, Edinburgh, from Sat 20 Jan.

Big Word A poetry slam that just happens to happen on Burns’ Night. See main preview. City Café, Edinburgh, Thu 25 Jan.

Critical Mass Glasgow leg of the global cycle movement (pictured) that takes place on the last Friday of every month. Dress up, deck your spokes and reclaim the streets. George Square, Glasgow, Fri 26 Jan.

Charity Speed Dating Another Valentine’s Day on your own? Weep no more, Pained of Portobello. This speed-dating event has been set up a whole fortnight in advance to help you find a special someone. As it’s all for a good cause (NCH Childrens’ Charities) you’re practically guaranteed that they’ll be morally upstanding and kind to old ladies. Obviously, with such excellent odds, booking is essential. The Grape, Edinburgh, Thu 31 Jan.


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